The placement test you took assessed your skills in English – writing and reading, and Mathematics and the results help you and your counselor in selecting the most appropriate courses based on your skill level. Experience shows that following the recommended sequence of courses, you will have a higher degree of academic success.
You are strongly encouraged to enroll into the course that corresponds with your placement level as soon as possible.
|Recommended Writing Course
|Recommended Reading Course
No course recommended
The minimum math course necessary to complete graduation requirements for Porterville College is Math P051 (Intermediate Algebra). If you plan to transfer to a California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC), you will need to take a transfer-level math course (math courses numbered 100 or higher. Please check the appropriate general education checklist). For initial placement, it is helpful if you have a copy of your high school transcripts to refer to or show to your counselor.
Mandatory prerequisites exist for English writing courses: English P083, English P071, English P050, English P101A; and for math: Math P055, Math P051 and math transfer courses numbered 100 or higher.