Butte College Programs

Butte College Concurrent Enrollment - High School Students taking Butte College Classes

As a high school student you may take a class at Butte College either outside of the school day or during the summer break.  To be eligible you must apply on-line to Butte College and file a Concurrent Enrollment form with Butte.  See your counselor for a Concurrent Enrollment Form.
Winter Session: January 1st, through January 22nd, 2016
Spring Session: January 25th through May 27th, 2016

For Priority Registration:
  • Concurrent Enrollment forms for Winter 2016 session must be received by Thursday, December 10th.
  • Concurrent Enrollment forms for the Spring 2016 session must be received by January 19th.
Note: Butte will continue to accept Concurrent Enrollment Forms until the end of the first day of a given semester.  Forms will not be accepted beyond the first day of a given semester.
  To see the Butte College Schedule and Apply on-line go to the Butte College Web Site

Butte College Connections

As stated in the Butte College Catalog, Butte College Connection (BCC) is a concurrent enrollment program that allows high school seniors in our service area to spend their entire senior year at Butte College completing an average of 22 college credit units. Students are accepted through an application process in the spring semester of their junior year." 
For more information and answers to frequently asked questions click HERE.
See this year's BCC application timeline which includes dates for applying to Butte College, taking the assessment test, interviewing and more.
For instructions and application template for the class of 2017 BCC program click HERE

Butte College Reg-To-Go

Chico High School, in conjunction with Butte College, offers seniors an opportunity to register for their first semester of college through a program called Reg-To-Go.  Butte College Advisers will visit CHS in January to present information to the Government and Economics classes.

By completing each part of a three-step process, students will have their first semester of college classes in place prior to graduating from high school.  Seniors who fail to complete any step of this program will delay the class registration process until after high school graduation.

Step 1:  Apply to Butte College

Students apply on-line to Butte College for the Fall semester of 2016 as Reg-To-Go students.  Applications for Butte College may be found at the Butte website.   As proof of registration, and eligibility to sign up for the assessment test, students should print the application confirmation page.

Step 2:  Take the Butte College Assessment Test    (Sign up with Counselor)

Students take the Butte College assessment test that establishes basic skill placement levels in reading, English and math.  The assessment test will be offered at CHS and must be taken prior to going on the orientation trip to Butte.

Test dates:

To Be Announced
Step 3:  Orientation and Registration at Butte College  (Sign up after taking the assessment test)

Students will travel by school bus to Butte College for a daylong visit.  They will meet with the Butte College Counseling staff to register for their Fall semester Butte College classes.  Before returning to CHS, student leaders will provide a tour of the Butte College campus.   Students should pack a lunch or bring money for the cafeteria.

Trip dates:

To Be Announced

College Transfer Guidelines

The Transfer Counseling Center provides unique programs and services that guarantee your admission to the university of your choice, such as completion of a Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) with seven of nine University of California (UC) campuses, and the new Cross Enrollment Program with California State University (CSU), Chico, which allows you to take one course at CSU, Chico free while attending Butte College.

The Transfer Counseling Center also provides On-The-Spot Admission (OTSA) workshop with Humboldt State, CSU, Chico and CSU, Sacramento. The Center also provides transitional services geared towards ensuring that you meet university priority dates and deadlines, such as CSU and UC online Admission Application workshops to assist you in completing your online admission application within priority filing periods.

The Transfer Counseling Center also provides major-university specific academic advising designed to ensure you experience a smooth and seamless transfer to the university of your choice by providing you with a major-university specific Student Education Plan (SEP) and completing your university admission requirements through completion of an IGETC and/or CSU-GE Certification. Visit our web pages to see what we can do for you, then stop by and set an appointment to get on the right track today!

To better understand the requirements to earn a degree at Community College, Transfer to a CSU, or Transfer to a UC, the following General Ed Sheets will be of help.

General Education Sheets:
2012 - 2013 A.A./A.S. Degree Requirements
2012 - 2013 CSU General Education Requirements
2012 - 2013 IGETC General Education Requirements

Career & Technical Programs

Find your path to a Career & Technical Program at Butte College.  This link with take you to the necessary steps you will need to take to get started in the educational training in:

Automotive Technology, Cosmetology, Certified Nursing Assistant, EMS - Paramedic, Firefighter 1 Academy, Fish and Wildlife Academy, Law Enforcement Academy, Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN), LVN - to - RN, Registered Nursing (RN), Respiratory Care, State Parks Academy, Welding Technology.