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Pasadena City College

Pasadena, CA 2-Year Public
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Pasadena City College Academics

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

Pasadena City 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 X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Pasadena City 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 Pasadena City College?

Pasadena City 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 false
Science false
Computer No

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

Majors at Pasadena City College

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

Student Designed Majors

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

Senior Projects

Pasadena City College does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Pasadena City College

Pasadena City 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 an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Pasadena City College

Does Pasadena City College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Pasadena City 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 Pasadena City College Have An Online Program?

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

Does Pasadena City College Give AP Credit?

✅ Pasadena City 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 Pasadena City College Have An Honors Program?

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

Does Pasadena City College Require Internships?

❌ Pasadena City 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 Pasadena City 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 Pasadena City College

Pasadena City College Library

The main library on campus is the Pasadena City College Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Pasadena City College

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

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


Does Pasadena City 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.

Pasadena City College does not have any ROTC programs.

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