The mission of the Advising and Counseling Department is to foster and promote the academic, personal, and social development of our students by providing a wide range of services to help them resolve personal difficulties and acquire the skills, attitudes, and knowledge that will enable them to be successful.
Please visit Online Advising for additional information.
Ph: 559.791.2329 or 559-791-3663
Note: Please have your Student ID number ready to provide to the scheduling staff.
Remember, we are here for you!
Counselors: Assist students to develop Educational Plans, pre-requisite overrides, personal and academic counseling, transfer, and career exploration.
Educational Advisors: Assist students in reviewing educational plans, academic and career exploration, and transfer information. For an appointment call:
General: 559-791-2329 or 559-791-3663 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
EOPS/CARE/NextUP: 559-791-2224 email: email@example.com
CalWORKs: 559-791-2303 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Disability Resource Center (DRC): 559-791-2215, email: email@example.com
Veterans Resource Center (VRC): 559-791-2222, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Most Porterville College degrees require that you take one of the following classes:
Prerequisite: None. Total lecture 18 hours Designed for goal setting, college skill building and exercises in critical thinking and stress management, and making informed decisions about academic planning for college and career success. New students should complete the class during their first semester. Not open to students with credit in EDUC P101 or INST P105 (A/CSU) PC-Area A
Prerequisite: None. Total lecture 36 hours. This course is designed for students who are interested in exploring and examining careers and investigate factors that often determine career choices. This class will give students a broad overview of career selection as well as financial literacy. Not open to students with credit in EDUC P102 or INST P106. (A/CSU) PC-Area A
Prerequisite: None. Total lecture 36 hours. This is a comprehensive survey course that focuses on academic as well as personal growth and development strategies as they relate to personal and academic values and priorities, college culture and diversity, procrastination, motivation, self-responsibility and awareness, behavior modification, problem-solving, goal setting and planning, critical analysis, time management, probation policies, and study skills. Recommended for students in transition from high school to college, and re-entry adults returning to school. Not open to student with credit in EDUC P107 or INST P107 (A/CSU) PC-Area A
Prerequisite: None. Total lecture 36 hours. This classroom-based, guidance experience teaches students a quantifiable decision-making process that will help them identify and plan for their career and education goals. The culmination of this process is the development of an online career and education 10-year plan that can be used for advisory and academic coaching purposes and updated as students change, and/or face transitions. The personalized 10-year plan provides the focus and intrinsic motivation to succeed in college, at work, and in life. (A/CSU) PC-Area A