CollegeLink: Free College Courses
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) high school students can earn college credit by enrolling in courses offered by Fullerton College. These courses are taught in person on PYLUSD high school campuses and are free of charge and include textbooks. All courses are CSU and UC-approved for transfer. Students do not need to commit to attend Fullerton College in order to take these classes and receive credit. The goal of these classes is to help students transfer to their desired 4-year college or graduate quicker.
Summer 2021 Courses
All courses are online and there are no virtual meetings. Online coursework will be done through Canvas, please see this guide to familiarize yourself with the platform.
Session 1 (June 21-July 25, 2021)
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ART 110 – Introduction to Art – (3 Units) This lecture-based course provides an introduction to art from prehistoric times to the present. Classroom presentations are supplemented by gallery and museum visits. While examining the role that the visual arts have played in the development of the cultures of the world, the student is exposed to a wide variety of artistic media. Transfers to CSU/UC and fulfills GE requirements for IGETC (Area 3) and CSU (Area C).
BUS 100 – Introduction to Business – (3 Units) This introductory business course is designed to give an understanding and appreciation for the American business/ economic system. The course surveys the nature of economics, business ownership, physical factors, personnel relations, marketing, finance, corporate ownership, management control, business regulation, law, taxation, and the international business environment. Transfers to UC as elective units and fulfills GE requirements for CSU (Area D). This course is intended for 11th-12th grade students.
MUS 119 – History of Rock Music – (3 Units) This course presents a historical study of the music of a rock musician. The principal focus will be on the music with analysis, secondary emphasis is placed on the socio-logical, political, and economic conditions which so heavily influenced this musical genre’s development. Listening Active, directed listening, will be the primary function activity in the classroom. Out-of-class activities will include music listening and concert attendance. Transfers to CSU/UC and fulfills GE requirements for IGETC (Area 3) and CSU (Area C).
Are you a good fit?
Step 1: Apply to Fullerton College for the Summer 2021 term. Click here to see an instructional video.
For more information, contact your CollegeLink Representative (College and Career Tech or Counselor).
Dropping a Class
|Term||Time||Result||What does it affect?|
|Full Semester Term||Prior to the 3rd week of class||Nothing on your transcript (as if you never signed up)||Nothing|
|Full Semester Term||During the 3rd-12th week of class||Receive a Withdrawal "W" grade||College transcript and possibly Financial Aid|
|Full Semester Term||During the 13th-15th week of class||Receive a letter grade||College transcript, GPA, and possibly Financial Aid|
|Summer Term||Prior to 20% of the length of the course||Nothing on your transcript (as if you never signed up)||Nothing|
|Summer Term||During the 20-75% of the length of the course||Receive a Withdrawal "W" grade||College transcript and possibly Financial Aid|
|Summer Term||During 76-100% of the length of the course||Receive a letter grade||College transcript, GPA, and possibly Financial Aid|
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