Bakersfield College

Shafter 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:

For a list of classes in your location, visit Class Schedule.


CSU & IGETC General Education Pathway* (32 Units)

Grade Fall Spring Summer
9th STDV B3 Career & Life Planning - DE (Career Choices) ART B1 Art Appreciation - CE HIST B1 World History - CE
10th COMM B1 Public Speaking - CE SOCI 1 Intro to Sociology - CE HIST B17A US History - CE
11th SPAN B1 Elementary Spanish I - DE (Spanish 3 Honors) MATH B22 Elem. Probability & Stats - DE (Statistics)
12th ENGL B1A Expository Composition - CE ENGL B1B Intro to Types of Literature - CE

DE = Dual Enrollment courses during the school day at Shafter High School.
CE = Concurrent Enrollment courses taught at Shafter High School after school or in the evenings.

*Courses and pathways are subject to change.

CSU General Education Requirements Met:

The California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE) pattern is one option that allows California community college transfer students to fulfill the lower-division general education requirements of any California State University (CSU) campus. The curriculum consists of a 39-unit pattern with five areas of concentration described in the CSU GE pattern.

AREA A: English Language Communication and Critical Thinking - 9 Units Required
(Early College: Complete 9 out of 9 units at Shafter High)

  • A.1. COMM B1 Public Speaking
  • A.2. ENGL B1A Expository Composition
  • A.3. ENGL B1B Intro to Types of Literature

AREA B: Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning - 9 Units Required
(Early College: Complete 3 out of 9 units at Shafter High)

  • B.1.
  • B.2.
  • B.3. MATH B22 Elem. Probability & Stats
  • B.4.

AREA C: Arts, Literature, Philosophy, and Foreign Language - 9 Units Required
(Early College: Complete 9 out of 9 units at Shafter High)

  • C.1. ART B1 Art Appreciation
  • C.2. SPAN B1 Elementary Spanish I
  • C.1./C.2. HIST B1 World History

AREA D: Social Sciences - 9 Units Required
(Early College: Complete 6 out of 9 units at Shafter High)

  • D. SOC 1 Intro to Sociology
  • D. HIST B17A US History
  • D.

AREA E: Lifelong Learning and Self-Development - 3 Units Required
(Early College: Complete 3 out of 3 units at Shafter High)

  • E. STDV B3 Career & Life Planning

Total Early College Units: 32
Remaining CSU General Education Units: 10

IGETC (Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum) Requirements Met:

Completion of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) will permit a student to transfer from a California Community College (CCC) to a California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC) campus generally without the need, after transfer, to take additional lower-division general education courses to satisfy all lower-division general education requirements. However, individual colleges or majors within a CSU or UC campus may not accept IGETC for meeting general education.

AREA 1: English Communication - 9 Units Required
(Early College: Complete 6 out of 9 units at Shafter High)

  • 1A. ENGL B1A Expository Composition
  • 1B.
  • 1C. COMM B1 Public Speaking

AREA 2: Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning - 3 Units Required
(Early College: Complete 3 out of 3 units at Shafter High)

  • 2. MATH B22 Elem. Probability & Stats

AREA 3: Arts and Humanities - 9 Units Required
(Early College: Complete 9 out of 9 units at Shafter High)

  • 3A. ART B1 Art Appreciation
  • 3B. HIST B1 World History
  • 3A/3B. ENGL B1B Intro to Types of Literature

AREA 4: Social and Behavioral Sciences - 9 Units Required
(Early College: Complete 6 out of 9 units at Shafter High)

  • 4. SOCI B1 Intro to Sociology
  • 4. HIST B17A US History
  • 4.

AREA 5: Physical and Biological Sciences - 7 Units Required
(Early College: Complete 0 out of 7 units at Shafter High)

  • 5A.
  • 5B.
  • 5C.

AREA 6: Language Other than English - 3 Units Required
(Early College: Complete 4 out of 3 units at Shafter High)

  • 6. SPAN B1 Elementary Spanish

Total Early College IGETC Units: 29
Remaining IGETC CSU General Education Units: 13

Intro to Agriculture Pathway*

Shafter High Course Dual Enrollment Course Units
Career Choices STDV B3 Career & Life Planning - DE 3.0
Ag Leadership AGRI B1 Agriculture, Environment & Society - DE
AGRI B49 Ag Leadership - DE
3.0
2.0
Veterinary Science 1 ANSC B1 Intro to Animal Science - DE 3.0
Floral 1 ORNH B36 Beginning Floral Design - DE 3.0
Floral 2 ORNH B2 Fundamentals of Nursery Management and Plant Production - DE 3.0
Ag Horticulture Crop Science CRPS B5 Plant Science - DE 3.0
Intro to Ag Soil Science SOIL B1 Intro to Soil Science - DE 3.0

DE = Dual Enrollment courses during the school day at Shafter High School.

BC Agriculture Certificate Pathways

  • Agriculture-Animal Science Certificate of Achievement
  • Agriculture Business Management Certificate of Achievement
  • Agriculture-Plant Science Certificate of Achievement
  • Environmental Horticulture Certificate of Achievement
  • Forestry Certificate of Achievement

BC Agriculture Degree Pathways

  • Agriculture-Animal Science Associate Degree for Transfer
  • Agriculture-Animal Science Associate of Science Degree
  • Agriculture Business Associate in Science Degree for Transfer
  • Agriculture-Plant Science Associate Degree for Transfer
  • Agriculture-Plant Science-Horticulture Emphasis Associate of Science Degree
  • Agriculture-Plant Science-Crops Emphasis Associate of Science Degree
  • Environmental Horticulture Associate of Science Degree
  • Forestry Associate of Arts Degree
  • Forestry Associate of Science Degree

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


Mechanized Agriculture & Welding Pathway*

Shafter High Course Dual Enrollment Course Units
Career Choices STDV B3 Career & Life Planning - DE 3.0
Ag Mechanics 1 MCAG B2 Intro to Mechanized Agriculture - DE 3.0
Ag Welding 1 WELD B1A Intro to Oxy-Acetylene Welding & Cutting - DE
WELD B1B Intro to Welding Processes - DE
2.0
2.0
Ag Welding 2 WELD B53A Shielded Metal Arc Welding - DE
WELD B53B Shielded Metal Arc Welding 2 - DE
2.0
2.0

Total Units: 14

DE = Dual Enrollment courses during the school day at Shafter High School.

Mechanized Agriculture & Welding Certificate & Degree Pathways

  • Heavy Equipment Technician Certificate of Achievement
  • Welding Certificate of Achievement
  • Gas Metal Arc/Gas Tungsten Arc/Flux Core Arc Welding Job Skills Certificate
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding Job Skills Certificate
  • Welding Certification Job Skills Certificate
  • Industrial Technology, Welding Option Associate of Science Degree
  • Mechanized Agriculture Associate of Science Degree

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


Woodworking Pathway*

Shafter High Course Dual Enrollment Course Units
Career Choices STDV B3 Career & Life Planning - DE 3.0
Wood 1 WOOD B1 Intro to Woodworking - DE 3.0
Wood 2 WOOD B2 Furniture & Cabinetmaking - DE 3.0
Intro to Industrial Arts INDR B12 Intro to Drafting & CAD - DE 3.0

Total Units: 12

DE = Dual Enrollment courses during the school day at Shafter High School.

Woodworking Certificate & Degree Pathways

  • Woodworking & Cabinetmaking Job Skills Certificate
  • Cabinetmaking Certificate of Achievement
  • Industrial Technology, Woodworking & Cabinetmaking Option Associate of Science Degree

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


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Bakersfield College