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Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate65%
Acceptance Rate65%

Cerritos College Academics

The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Cerritos College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Cerritos College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program Unknown
Transfer Credits Accepted Unknown
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Cerritos College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Cerritos College?

Cerritos College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Cerritos College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Cerritos College

When choosing a major, Cerritos College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Cerritos College.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Cerritos College does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Cerritos College

Cerritos College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cerritos College

Does Cerritos College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Cerritos College offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Cerritos College Have An Online Program?

✅ Cerritos College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Cerritos College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Cerritos College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Cerritos College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Cerritos College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.

Does Cerritos College Require Internships?

❌ Cerritos College does not require an internship for any students.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Cerritos College does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

Additional Information About Cerritos College

Cerritos College Library

The main library on campus is the Wilford Michael Library.

Dual Degree Programs at Cerritos College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Cerritos College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Cerritos College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Cerritos College does not have any ROTC programs.

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