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Gavilan College

Gilroy, CA 2-Year Public
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Gavilan College Academics

There is no accelarated degree program at Gavilan College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Gavilan College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Gavilan College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

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

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

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

What Classes Do I Have To Take At Gavilan College?

Gavilan 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 do not have to take a computer class.

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

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

Majors at Gavilan College

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

Student Designed Majors

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

Senior Projects

Gavilan College does not require a senior project for all students.

Frequently Asked Questions About Gavilan College

Does Gavilan College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Gavilan College does offer 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 Gavilan College Offer Online Classes?

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

Does Gavilan College Give AP Credit?

✅ Gavilan 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 Gavilan College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Gavilan College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Gavilan College Require Internships?

❌ Gavilan College studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Gavilan College does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About Gavilan College

Gavilan College Library

The main library on campus is the Gavilan Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Gavilan College

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

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


Does Gavilan College have any ROTC programs?

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

Gavilan College does not have any ROTC programs.

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