What programs does San Bernardino Valley College offer?
San Bernardino Valley College offers four types of programs:
Transfer preparation: programs which prepare students for transferring to a four-year university. Students
can complete the first two years of university coursework in San Bernardino Valley
College and transfer to a university to complete the rest of the coursework for a
bachelor's degree. The college has course agreements with all of the University of California (UC) campuses and California State University (CSU) campuses, as well as many independent/private universities in Southern California. The college courses are also transferable to many out-of-state
- Transfer degrees--AAT or AST (Associate of Arts or Science for Transfer): degrees designed to create a clear pathway to California State University (CSU.)
The degrees guarantee college students' admission to the CSU system with junior (third-year
university student) status and give them priority consideration when they apply to
their local CSU campus and to a particular program on that campus that is similar
to their college major..
- Associate degrees--AA (Associate of Arts) or AS (Associate of Science): community college degree programs which take two to three years to complete.
Certificates: technical or vocational training programs which take one to two years to complete.
Pre-major course work: courses required to enter a professional degree program, such as Pre-Medicine,
Pre-Law, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Physical Therapy,
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