Registering for Classes

  • In order to be eligible for Registration, you must first Apply to Porterville College and obtain a Student ID.

  • For Priority Registration,

    you must complete all Student Success steps on this page.

  • To view the date you are eligible to register, sign in to MyBanWeb and select "Registration Status" in the Registration Tools box.
  • Course Admission Policy : The policy of the college is that, unless specifically exempted by statute or regulation, every course, course section, or class reported for state aid, wherever offered and maintained by the college, shall be fully open to enrollment and participation by any person who has been admitted to the college and, when applicable, a relevant program, and who meets established prerequisites.
  • Prerequisite: a condition of enrollment which a student is required to meet in order to demonstrate current readiness for enrollment in a course or educational program.

  • Co-requisite: a condition of enrollment consisting of a course which a student is required to simultaneously take in order to enroll in another course.

  • Recommendation: a condition of enrollment which a student is advised, but not required, to meet before or in conjunction with enrollment in a course or educational program.

Procedures for Prerequisite Challenge

Students may petition to challenge prerequisites based upon the following criteria:

  • The prerequisite has not been made reasonably available.
  • The prerequisite was established in violation of regulation or in violation of the district-approved processes (student documentation required).
  • The prerequisite was discriminatory or applied in a discriminatory manner (student documentation required).
  • The prerequisite has been met based upon the student’s knowledge or ability to succeed in the course despite not meeting the prerequisite (student documentation required).

Location of Prerequisite Challenge Petitions

Prerequisite Challenge Petitions are available in the Counseling Center, AC-126; or Learning Center, LRC-503.

Many courses offered by the college require the completion of prerequisite courses taken at Porterville College or their equivalent at another accredited institution. Students are advised to consult the course descriptions found in the current college catalog or semester schedule for the identification of the prerequisites for a course. Prerequisites are approved through the Porterville College Curriculum Committee. They may be revised or adjusted during the school year. For specific information, contact the Vice President of Academic Affairs, Room AC-111.




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