Bakersfield College

High School graduates

McFarland 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 Launch Video - English
Early College Launch Video - Spanish

Associates Degree for Transfer Pathway* (60 Units)

Grade Fall Spring Summer
9th STDV B3 Career and Life Planning (3.0) Art (3.0) Major Course Requirement #1
10th Behavioral Science (3.0) World History (3.0)
Oral Communication (3.0)
Major Course Requirement #2
11th HIST B17A History of the United States (3.0)
Spanish (4.0)
Life Science (3.0)
HIST B17B History of the United States Since 1870 (3.0)
Physical Science + Lab (4.0)
Major Course Requirement #3
Major Course Requirement #4
12th ENGL B1A Expository Composition (3.0)
MATH B22 Elementary Probability and Statistics (4.0)
Major Course Requirement #5
Critical Thinking (3.0)
American Government (3.0)

Certificate and Degree Pathways

  • 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**

For more information about Associates Degrees for Transfer, visit BC's Finish in 4.

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


General Education Certificates Pathway* (30 Units)

Grade Fall Spring
9th STDV B3 Career and Life Planning (3.0) Art (3.0)
10th Oral Communication (3.0) Behavioral Science (3.0)
11th HIST B17A History of the United States (3.0)
Spanish (4.0)
HIST B17B History of the United States Since 1870 (3.0)
Life or Physical Science (3.0)
12th American Government (3.0) ENGL B1A Expository Composition (3.0)

Certificate and Degree Pathways

  • 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
  • Associates Degree for Transfer

For more information, visit General Education Patterns.

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


Agriculture Business Pathway* (12 units)

Courses

  • STDV B3 Career and Life Planning (3.0)
  • AGRI B1 Agriculture, Environment and Society (3.0)
  • AGBS B6 Agricultural Sales and Communication (3.0)
  • AGBSB3 Introduction to Agriculture Business (3.0)

Certificate and Degree Pathways

  • Agriculture Business Management Certificate of Achievement
  • Agriculture Business Associate in Science Degree for Transfer

For more information, visit Agriculture, Nutrition and Culinary Arts Pathway.

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


Photography Pathway* (12 units)

Courses

  • STDV B3 Career and Life Planning I (3.0)
  • ART B16 Digital Photography (3.0)
  • ART B17 Black and White Photography (3.0)
  • ART B46 Advanced Photography I (3.0)

Certificate & Degree Pathways

  • Photography Certificate of Achievement
  • Graphic Design Certificate of Achievement
  • Media Arts Certificate of Achievement
  • Studio Arts Associate of Arts Degree for Transfer
  • Art History Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

For more information, visit Arts, Humanities and Communication Pathway.

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


Business Pathway* (17 units)

Courses

  • STDV B3 Career and Life Planning (3.0)
  • BSAD B52A,B,C Computer Keyboarding, Parts 1-2-3 (3.0)
  • COMP B5 Introduction to Microsoft Office (3.0)
  • BSAD B264 10 Key Proficiency (0.5) and BSAD B287 Filing (1.5)
  • BSAD B20 Introduction to Business (3.0)
  • BSAD B5 Human Relations and People Skills (3.0)

Certificate and Degree Pathways

  • Office Assistant Job Skills Certificate**
  • General Business Job Skills Certificate
  • Office Assistant Certificate of Achievement
  • Bookkeeping Certificate of Achievement
  • Administrative Office Assistant Associate of Arts Degree
  • Business Administration Associate of Science Degree for Transfer

For more information, visit Business Pathway.

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


Education Pathway* (12 units)

McFarland is excited to partner with Bakersfield College in the launch of their new Education Department. Bakersfield College is currently developing new certificates and programs. More information will be available in Summer 2019!

For more information, visit Education Pathway.

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


Industrial Drawing Pathway* (12 units)

Courses

  • STDV B3 Career and Life Planning (3.0)
  • INDR B12 Introduction to Drafting and CAD (3.0)
  • INDR 20A Computer Aided Drafting and Design (3.0)
  • INDR 20B Computer Aided Drafting and Design (3.0)

Certificate and Degree Pathways

  • Industrial Drawing, AutoCAD Job Skills Certificate**
  • Architectural Computer Aided Drafting Job Skills Certificate
  • Industrial Drawing Associate of Arts Degree
  • Industrial Drawing Certificate of Completion
  • Industrial Technology (General) Associate of Science Degree
  • Industrial Technology: Industrial Drawing Option Associate of Science Degree

For more information, visit Industrial and Transportation Technology Pathway.

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


Welding Pathway* (14 units)

Courses

  • STDV B3 Career and Life Planning (3.0)
  • WELD B1B Introduction to Welding Processes (2.0)
  • WELD B1A Introduction to Oxygen Acetylene Welding and Cutting (2.0)
  • WELD 53AB Shielded Metal Arc Welding (4.0)
  • WELD 54A Blueprint Reading for Welders & Machinists (3.0)

Certificate and Degree Pathways

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding Job Skills Certificate
  • Welding Certificate of Achievement
  • Welding Certification Job Skills Certificate
  • Blueprint Reading and Layout for Welders Job Skills Certificate
  • Gas Metal Arc/Gas Tungsten Arc/Flux Core Arc Welding Job Skills Certificate
  • Manufacturing Metal Fabrication Technology Associate of Science
  • Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Technology Option Associate of Science Degree
  • Industrial Technology, Welding Option Associate of Science Degree
  • Industrial Automation Bachelor of Science Degree

For more information, visit Industrial and Transportation Technology Pathway.

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


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