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WELCOME TO WEST HILLS COLLEGE COALINGA Once You Go Here, You Can Go Anywhere English Placement Test Results English 101A/B English 105A/B

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welcome to west hills college coalinga


Once You Go Here, You Can Go Anywhere

english placement test results
English Placement Test Results
  • English 101A/B
  • English 105A/B

These are skill based courses that do not count toward your AA degree, BUT will help you be successful in the courses required for your degree and Transfer.

english placement test scores
English Placement Test Scores
  • English 51A or 51B – This English course is required for the Associate of Arts or Science Degree.
  • It is not transferable (meaning it doesn’t count toward a 4-year college degree).
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English Placement Test Scores
  • English 1A – Freshman Composition

Required for admission to a 4-year university and will also count toward your Associate of Arts Degree.

See the following flow chart…..

math placement results
Math Placement Results
  • Math 101 – does not count towards a degree but is a skill building course that helps you acquire the skills for the next level of math.
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Math Placement Results
  • Math 87 – Math for Life

This course satisfies the math requirement for the Associate’s Degree

  • Math 61 – Elementary Algebra

This course is the first course in the sequence for transfer level math

  • Math 63 – Intermediate Algebra

This course is the prerequisite to transfer math

transfer math courses
Transfer Math Courses

You will be required to complete ONE transfer-level math course to be admitted to a university. If you are not transferring, go to the next slide…..

Transfer Math courses are:

Math 10A, 15, 25, 45, 1A, 1B

You will take a course pertaining to your major area of study. See flowchart next.



Academic & Vocational Programs

Degrees & Certificates AA/AS/C

Administration of Justice - Corrections

Administration of Justice - Law Enforcement

Agriculture Science Technology




Business Administration

Child Development

Child Support Services

Computer Information Systems


Health science (General)



Office Management & Technologies

Performing Arts

Physical Education

Precision Agriculture

Psychiatric Technician


Social Science

Social Work

student services
Student Services
  • Financial Aid
  • Counseling and Advising
  • Access to registration screens
  • Transcripts
  • Pay fees
  • Referrals & Resources

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid office hours:
    • 9:00am-5:00pm Mon-Fri
    • Walk-ins only
    • Please call (559) 934-2214 for information
    • Federal, State, Private, and Institutional aid
    • Forms available

FAFSA - apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov to cut processing time BOGG

Loan forms - subsidized and unsubsidized

GPA verification forms - for Cal Grant

Work Study – forms available ONLINE

West Hills College scholarship applications

Important deadlines:

March 2nd – Cal Grant entitlement award program (based on need)

Sept. 2nd – Cal Grant competition award program (based on grades)

certificate and or associate degree
Short term training in a specific field

Approx. 4 semesters

  • Complete 4-30+ units and start working!
  • Minimum of 60 units in Courses #1-99, comprised of major requirements, general education and elective units
  • 27 Certificate Programs, including Child Development, Computer Information Systems and Business
  • 24 majors to choose from!

And/Or Transfer to a 4-year College or University


There are many support programs available to students in addition to Financial Aid. The next slides will explain each program in a little more detail. You can spend as much time on them as you want.

Student Support Services Programs


Extended Opportunity Programs & Services

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS) is a

state-funded program designed to help low-income and

educationally disadvantaged students gain access to and

successfully complete a program of higher education.

  • Eligibility and Admission
  • Complete the EOPS application
  • Be enrolled full-time (12 units or more)
  • Not have completed more than 70 units of degree-applicable coursework
  • Qualify to receive a Board of Governors Grant based on income standard
  • or public assistance criteria only
  • 5. Must be attending West Hills College
  • 6. Be educationally disadvantaged as determined by the EOPS staff

Services Provided to Students

-Book services and/or Grants (after 1st semester) -Priority registration services

-Academic/personal/transfer/counseling services -Student activities


Disabled Student Program and Services (DSPS)

West Hills College is committed to providing equal access to education for people with disabilities. The DSPS office provides services to persons with physical, learning and psychological disabilities.

  • These services include the following:
    • Individual, academic & vocational counseling
    • Accommodations
    • Note takers/Readers
    • Diagnostic assessment
    • Alternative testing services
    • Liaison with State Department of Rehabilitation & other agencies
    • Priority registration

Our Learning Skills Program provides individual and small group instruction for students with learning disabilities in a new high-tech lab setting in the library. Computer-assisted instruction is available to all students with disabilities.


Student Support Services (SSS)

One Step Beyond Program is a federally funded program

under Title IV for the special population of low income, first-

generation college students, and individuals with disabilities.

Eligible students who demonstrate an academic need can

benefit from the support services provided by the program.

  • Services for students:
    • Counseling – priority registration, educational planning, academic, career and personal counseling
    • Financial Aid application assistance
    • Field trips to universities, cultural activities and events
    • Comprehensive study program; individual & group tutoring
    • College, community, and social service referrals

Click logo for more info

The CalWORKs program provides academic and vocational support to students receiving cash aid from any county welfare agency.

Eligibility Criteria

      • CalWORKs/TANF Recipient that has or is developing a Welfare to Work (W2W) Plan
      • Self-Initiated Participants (SIPs)
      • Enrolled at West Hills College
      • Current Passport to Services/ CalWin
      • Copy of Welfare to Work Plan

Supportive Services

- Academic & Vocational Counseling - Paid Child Care

      • Job Preparation Workshops (dates and time to be announced) - Paid Work Study
      • Employment Services (dates and time to be announced)
college assistance migrant program camp
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

At West Hills College, CAMP provides academic services,

support services and financial assistance to eligible migrant students who

are enrolled full-time basis the first academic year. Students participating in

this program will learn strategies to better Cope with lifestyle changes,

adjustments and personal situations that can impair educational achievement

within migrant families. Students will be mentored to improve their

organizational, critical thinking and communication skills. Students will be

encouraged to set goals and develop leadership qualities.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must have a G.P.A of 2.0 or higher
  • Must be a migrant student or have seasonal farm work background (within the last two years)

Services Provided:

  • Vision & Physical Exams
  • Tutoring Services
  • Textbooks
  • School supplies
  • Campus Visits to UC’s, CSU’s & Private Colleges
what happens if
What Happens If…
  • I want a refund of my fees? Pg 8
  • I want to challenge a prerequisite? Pg 13-14
  • I get F’s in some of my classes or forget to drop a class? Pg 15
  • I get a letter in the mail that says I’m on Academic Probation/Dismissal? Pg 15
  • I want to withdraw totally from school? Pg 16
  • I have Advanced Placement scores? Pg 19
  • I need to file a grievance against a student/instructor? Pg 23
  • I drop below 12 units and I’m on financial aid? Pg 28
important information ab 1088 sexual assault education
Important InformationAB 1088 – Sexual Assault Education

AB 1088 stands for “Assembly Bill 1088” effective Jan 1, 2006 which provides mandatory information to incoming students during orientation about sexual assault and services available on campus or in the community.



orientation sign off form
Orientation Sign Off Form
  • Name:
  • Birthdate:
  • Sign off that you have participated in the West Hills College Coalinga new student orientation, and received information on the sexual assault policy and a catalog.


Sign Here

Please leave with the orientation staff person.