Bakersfield College

Arvin High School Early College

Students will take their first BC college course, STDV B3 Career and Life Planning, during their freshman year to explore which Early College pathway is best for them and to create a personalized 10-year plan of their educational, career, and life goals.

Current Pathway Opportunites:


Early College Communication Certificate and General Education Cohort* (49 Units)

Grade Fall Spring Summer
9th Grade STDV B3 Career and Life Planning 3.0 (DE) COMM B1 Public Speaking 3.0 SOCI B1 - Intro to Sociology 3.0
COMM B1 Public Speaking 3.0 - MAKEUP
10th COMM B6 Intercultural Communication 3.0 ART B1 Art Appreciation 3.0 PSYC B1A General Psychology 3.0
11th COMM B2 Interpersonal Communication 3.0 COMM B7 Organizational Communication 3.0 ECON B1 Principles of Economics-Micro 3.0
HIST B17A History of the United States 3.0
12th ENGL B1A Expository Composition 3.0 (DE)
GEOL B10 Introduction to Geology 4.0 (DE)
POLS B1 American Government: National, State and Local 3.0
ENGL B1B Intro to Types of Literature 3.0 (DE)
COMM B5 Rhetoric and Argumentation 3.0
MATH B22 Elementary Probability and Statistics 4.0

 DE = Dual Enrollment courses during the school day at Arvin High School. All other Bakersfield College courses will be offered on site at Arvin High School after school.

Certificate and Degree Pathways

  • Communication Certificate of Achievement**
  • Communication Studies Associates Degree for Transfer
  • California State University (CSU) General Education Breadth Certificate of Achievement
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) Certificate of Achievement
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for STEM Certificate of Achievement

*Courses and pathways are subject to change.
**This certificate or degree can be completed by high school graduation.


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Arvin High School

Bakersfield College