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FAQ : Tech-Prep

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions


Q: What forms or documents are required to earn Tech Prep credit at Victor Valley College?
A: “Application for Admission to Victor Valley College” for Tech Prep Students
“Supplemental Application for Tech Prep Students”
Validated “Tech Prep Student Certification”
Q: Does Victor Valley College charge a fee to enroll in Tech Prep classes?
A: No enrollment fees are charged for High School/ROP Tech Prep students to earn college credit for articulated classes.
Q: Who should I contact if I have a Tech Prep question?
A: For High School Tech Prep courses: High School Counselor or Career Tech
For enrollment or credit at Victor Valley College: Articulation/Tech Prep Office at 760-245-4271
Q: Will Tech Prep students earn credit at Victor Valley College?
A: Yes, for Tech Prep courses taken in high school that are “articulated” with a course at Victor Valley College.
Q: What type of credit will I earn at Victor Valley College?
A: Specific articulation agreement determines the type of Victor Valley College credit granted.

Types of credit:
  • Placement Credit means you are not required to complete the articulated college course when it is part of a program of study at Victor Valley College. A “program of study” shows the major course requirements for a degree or certificate.

  • Unit Credit means you have earned units (similar to high school credits) for the articulated Victor Valley College course. Course units will be posted on your Victor Valley College transcript with a “CX” designation and units earned.
Q: As a Tech Prep student, can I take regular credit classes at Victor Valley College?
A: Yes, but you will need to meet the admissions criteria for concurrent enrollment. There are different requirements for students taking regular Victor Valley College courses while still enrolled in high school.

Refer to the Victor Valley College schedule of classes for admissions information or contact the Admissions and Records Coordinator at 760-245-4271.