Distance & Accelerated Learning Programs

Updated 5-2-14  PAL Go! Hybrid Classes Online Classes Weekend College
Full Name Personalized Accelerated Learning Go! Hybrid Classes Online Classes Weekend College
Terms Offered Fall, Spring Fall, Spring Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Fall, Spring
Length Two 8-week sessions back to back (Accelerated) 5 weeks (Accelerated) Full semester and short term Full semester and short term Typically 8 weeks (Accelerated)
Location On campus (Valencia and Canyon Country Campuses) Online Online and on campus (Valencia and Canyon Country Campuses) Online Online and on campus (Canyon Country Campus only)
Orientation Required Yes, online or face-to-face No No No Yes
Price Same fee structure as semester-long classes Same fee structure as semester-long classes Same fee structure as semester-long classes Same fee structure as semester-long classes Same fee structure as semester-long classes
Disciplines Offered English, Math Varies Varies Varies Varies
Time Classes Offered Morning, mid-day, evening No set schedule Varies Online Saturdays and online
Number of Classes Required Cohorts are 2 or more classes linked together. They cannot be separated. Sorry, no exceptions. No required number of classes No required number of classes No required number of classes Students are required to register for the entire one year program; Full time course load each term
Specific Benefits Same instructor and students as you progress through both (or all 3) classes Flexibility to start the class at the beginning of any 5 week window throughout Fall or Spring semesters Blend of online and face-to-face classes Complete classes from anywhere For students who want to complete general education requirements in one year
Special Registration Notes You must complete the online PAL orientation before you can register. After completing the orientation, you will be flagged as a PAL student (will take 24 business hours). You can mix Go! Classes with other types of classes. Be sure to read your instructor's orientation letter on the distance learning website (listed below). Be sure to read your instructor's orientation letter on the distance learning website (listed below). Students must be eligible for ENGL-101 and MATH-070 before starting Weekend College.