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Online Learning Frequently Asked Questions

Who can I call for more information about getting enrolled at Fresno City College?
When can I register for classes?
Do you offer high school diplomas or GEDs?
Do you have online classes?
If I want to take classes at FCC and one of your other campuses, do I have to complete an application for each campus?
What is the difference between an Online Distance Education and an Interactive Distance Education
Can anyone take an online course
What is a Hybrid Course?

Q: Who can I call for more information about getting enrolled at Fresno City College?
A:

For additional information, students may call the Student Services Help Desk at 442-8236 from 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.


Q: When can I register for classes?
A:

Registration for all students for Summer and Fall 2012 classes is going on now. The deadline to register for Summer classes is Thursday, June 14th. The deadline to register for Fall classes is Thursday, August 9th.

Q: Do you offer high school diplomas or GEDs?
A:

No. High school equivalencies and GEDs must be obtained through an adult school.

Q: Do you have online classes?
A:

Yes, we do. There is a list of our online classes in the back of the schedule of classes.

Q: If I want to take classes at FCC and one of your other campuses, do I have to complete an application for each campus?
A:

No. The application students complete for the State Center Community College District is good for all campuses and centers in the District, even though students must declare a “home campus”.

Q: What is the difference between an Online Distance Education and an Interactive Distance Education
A:
An "Online Distance Education" class is offered 100% on the internet and an "Interactive Distance Education" class is offered via point-to-point broadcast (similar to television).  The "Interactive Distance Education" class reguires the student to go to a classroom on the campus to participate in the class.
Q: Can anyone take an online course
A:
All online courses are open to students who meet the regular course requirements.  It is strongly recommended that you take the self assessment quiz to determine if an online course is right for you.
Q: What is a Hybrid Course?
A:
A "Hybrid" course is a course that is offered face-to-face and online.  To be considered a true "Hybrid" course 51% of the content of the course must be provided online.

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