Credit Requirements - Full Time
Credit Requirements - Part Time
Average Credits Per Course
Average Course Load - Full Time
Average Course Load - Part Time
Time Investment/Workload - Full Time
Time Investment/Workload - Part Time
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: Yes
Tips for Earning Credits
Take the easy and unpopular classes first because the popular classes will fill up quickly.
Once students register, they have to take placement tests.
Transferring Credits In & Out
To be able to transfer credits from another college to PCC, student have to earn up to 15 credits.
Typical Session Length
PCC has two sessions for each school year: fall session and spring session, with each session length lasting about three months.
Class Style & Structure
Different subjects and professors have different class styles, but most likely the class consists of discussion and lecture.
Course Registration Process
Students can register online through the College's website (www.pasadena.edu); you just log in and register for the classes you want.
Did You Know?
- After enrolling, it is important to register early because the classes fill up quickly. Oversized classes are often a nuisance, but the class depends on how many students register for it. Overall, Pasadena City College is a high quality education.
- In recent years, 551 PCC students transferred to the campuses of the University of California and 1,274 transferred to the campuses of California State University.