We offer classes designed to provide new and returning students a bridge to advanced academic classes and prepare for the rigors of college life and academics. We also offer FREE GED/HiSET preparation classes in Spanish at the Santa Rosa, Petaluma, and Southwest campuses, as at various off-campus locations and FREE GED/HiSET preparation classes in English at the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses.

Contact us at: (707) 527-4834 or connect with the Virtual Front Desk below.

College Skills' Goals

  • Improve the academic skills of Basic Skills students.
  • Meet the diversity of student needs and increase access by offering classes in a variety of formats—credit and noncredit; learning communities; accelerated; online and hybrid; self-paced; and focused skill set.
  • Develop students' independent learning skills, awareness of college support resources, and sense of themselves as part of the college community.
  • Challenge students to strive toward their highest potential. 
  • Promote student access to Career Technical Education (CTE) programs, academic degrees, and transfer through the English and Math Pathways and noncredit Career Development/College Prep courses. 
  • Awaken respect and enthusiasm for learning. 
  • Enable students to apply and extend their technological skills to the educational arena in support of their academic goals.

Credit Classes

Math, Language Arts, Study Skills

GED/HiSET Classes

Academic Skills

Tutorial Center

Petaluma & Santa Rosa

Math/English Classes

Credit Pathway Prep 

Virtual Front Desk

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Adult Ed Classes

Workforce Education