Listed below are Job Skills Certificates, Certificates of Achievement and Degree Programs which Porterville College currently offers. Suggested paths of study that may be found in the catalog are indicated by JSC, CA, AA, AS, AA-T, or AS-T.
|JSC||Job Skills Certificate|
|CA||Certificate of Achievement|
|AA||Associate in Arts Degree|
|AS||Associate in Science Degree|
|AA-T||Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree|
|AS-T||Associate in Science for Transfer Degree|
Job Skills Certificate - JSC [less than 18 units] document the satisfactory completion of training in a specific area of study. Job Skills Certificates are not posted to transcripts and are not approved for Title IV aid.
A Certificate of Achievement CA is any credit certificate that may appear by name on a students transcript,
To qualify for a Certificate of Achievement CA the student must complete all required credits with a grade of “C” or higher in each course. Certificates of Achievement CA that require a grade of “B” or higher are specified in the program.
Associate Degrees (AA, AS, AA-T, AS-T) are intended for employment preparation, transfer to a four-year institution, or academic achievement. Associate Degrees will appear on students transcripts.
Courses taken at other accredited institutions of higher education are accepted towards the certificate or degree program provided that at least one-half of the credits are taken in residence at Porterville College.
|Administration of Justice AS-T|
|Administration of Justice CA|
|Agriculture: Production AA|
|Art: Studio AA-T|
|Commercial Art AA|
|Biology and Physical Science AA|
|Biology and Physical Science AS|
|Business Administration AS-T|
|Child Development AA|
|Child Development Associate Teacher Certificate CA|
|Child Development Teacher Permit CA|
|Communication Studies AA-T|
|Communication Studies CA
*Communication Studies (CA) is not approved for Title IV aid
*EMT-1 JSC is not approved for Title IV aid.
|Fire Technology Structural Fire Fighter CA|
|Human Services CA|
|Information Systems AS|
|Information Systems CA|
|Industrial Maintenance CA|
|Industrial Technology JSC
*Industrial Technology JSC is not approved for Title IV aid
|Liberal Arts AA|
|Associate Degree Nursing AS|
|LVN to ADN AS|
|Psychiatric Technology CA|
|Vocational Nursing CA|
|Political Science AA-T|
|Power Technician Utility Worker CA
*Power Technician Utility Worker (CA) is pending Title IV aid approval.
|Social Science AA|
|Solar Sales JSC
*Solar Sales is not approved for Title IV aid
|Wildland Firefighter JSC
*Wildland Firefighter (JSC) is not approved for Title IV aid