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Clearing Prerequisites

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Clearing Prerequisites

What is a prerequisite?

A prerequisite is a class or skill that is required before you can enroll into another class.  For example, ENG 001A is a prerequisite for ENG 001B. This means you need a grade of “P” or "C" or better in ENG 001A to enter ENG 001B.

Methods to clear prerequisites:

High School Coursework

Appropriate high school coursework can clear the prerequisites below. See more information about what high school courses can clear prerequisite courses.

This submission will only clear you for enrollment in the course for which this prerequisite is needed.   Course credit is not awarded for high school coursework. 

Upload Your High School Transcript Prerequisite Clearance

Coursework Taken at Other Colleges

A course taken at another college which is equivalent to the Mission College prerequisite course for a course you wish to enroll in, may be used to clear the prerequisite.  If you believe you have taken a course equivelent to the Mission College course which serves as a prerequisite, upload your unofficial transcript below.  If the course is not on our preapproved course equivalency lists, your submission will be sent forward to the appropriate academic department for further review.  

This submission will only clear you for enrollment in the course for which this prerequisite course is needed.  To gain transfer credit to apply to your Mission College certificate or degree, you must also submit an official transcript to the Admissions and Records office. 

UPLOAD College Transcript Prerequisite Clearance

AP/CLEP Exam Credit

If you have exam scores for which you will be awarded credit for a prerequisite class  you may upload your exam score record to have the prerequisite cleared. See more information on what courses can be cleared and the necessary test scores to clear them. 

This submission will only clear you for enrollment in the course for which this prerequisite is needed.  To gain credit from the exam to apply to your Mission College certificate or degree, you must submit an official score to the Admissions and Records office. 

UPLOAD YOUR AP/CLEP Scores Prerequisite Clearance Upload

Knowledge or Skills Acquired through Alternate Means

A student who believes they have acquired the knowledge or skills of the prerequisite course through means other than an equivalent course or an exam, can submit explanation and/or documentation for consideration of a waiver of the prerequisite course.  Your submission will be forwarded to the appropriate acdemic department for review. 

Request for Waiver of Prerequisite Course/Knowledge
or Skills Acquired through Alternate Means

Challenge a Prerequiste

Students may also challenge the application or requirement of a prerequisite. Basis for a challenge is established via WVMCCD Board Policy and California Education Code. Click below to see availalble means of challenge, and submit a request if applicable to your situation.

Submit CHallenge Request for review