Bakersfield College is offering all the required courses for certain majors in 8-week options! Students in these majors can split their semester into two 8-week sessions instead of having to take one long 16 week semester. This allows you to focus on just two or three classes at a time during each 8-week period while maintaining your full-time status throughout the semester. Sample schedule:
|First 8 Weeks||Second 8 Weeks|
|Total Units: 15|
This scheduling model gives you added flexibility when planning out your semester, and especially benefits students who cannot commit to an entire 16 weeks for their coursework. This includes: students who arrive to BC late in the semester, students with seasonal jobs, students with planned extended absences during either half of the semester, and many more.
*some required courses are currently only available in 16-week options