Check your Degree Works to make sure your catalog rights are stated and the major you are requesting is the major being evaluated.
Students whose major is not correct can choose to process a "What if Evaluation."
Under "Worksheets" click on "What If" to the left; choose your catalogs rights; choose the major you want to process and click the "Process What If" button on top.
Print your "MyDegreePath" and attach it to the Graduation Petition form. Turn them both in at the Admissions and Records office Window #6.
If you have less than 48 degree applicable unit’s petition must be submitted with your education plan attached and signed by a counselor or advisor.
Application Period Begins
Deadline to Submit Application
April 1, 2018
July 1, 2018
August 1, 2018
October 15, 2018
October 15, 2018
April 1, 2019
Commencement ceremonies are held once each year in May. Students who complete their degree requirements during the fall, summer or spring prior to the ceremony or who will complete them in the following summer, are eligible to participate.
Diplomas are mailed to graduates approximately twelve (12) weeks after the current semester.
The associate in arts or the associate in science degree shall be conferred by the Board of Trustees of the Kern Community College District upon a Bakersfield College student who has satisfactorily completed the requirements. These requirements are consistent with those prescribed by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges and the Board of Trustees of the Kern Community College District.
Bakersfield College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The ACCJC is one of the six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.