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Counseling 100

Seniors! Saddleback Counseling 100 registration is underway! The Saddleback Counseling 100 Course is designed to introduce students to college and life success skills.

Some perks of taking the class includes:

  • Class meets once a week! (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays starting in February!)

  • Earn 1.5 college units by graduation (5 credits of High School Credit) and this course is CSU transferable!

  • Automatically enroll in the Freshman Advantage Program to get priority registration for Fall 2018!

  • Saddleback comes to our campus for an application workshop, the matriculation process and a registration workshop!

  • Taught by a Saddleback Counselor who knows the ins and outs of Saddleback!

  • Get a jump start on your path to higher education!

Reach out to Mr. Elenes in Guidance Office to know steps to get registered. Check here for Instructions (DOCX)

K-12 Form due: Friday, November 2nd

Matriculation Testing: The Matriculation Office

Registration Workshop: Friday, November 30th during Tutorial

Degrees and Certicates


  • Associate of Arts Degrees (2 year degree) - Saddleback College offers  112 AA degrees
  • Associate of Science Degrees (2 year degree) - Saddleback College offers 92 AS degrees
  • Certificates - Saddleback College offers 89 certificate programs
  • Occupational Skills Awards - Saddleback College offers 26 OS Awards

List of Programs offered at Saddleback College (DOCX)

Transfer Programs

 Saddleback College ranks no. 11 out of California's 109 community colleges in the number of students it transfer to the University of California campuses, and the top 20 percent in the number of transfers to the California State University campuses.  Saddleback College offers courses that fulfill lower-division general education and transfer major requirements in most areas of study.  At Saddleback College you can complete your freshman and sophomore coursework and then transfer to the UC, CSU, or private/independent college of your a junior!

See the Think Tranfer! Timeline (PDF) for Saddleback College

Honors Program

The Saddleback College Honors program gives highly motivated students the opportunity to enhance their collegiate experience and develop superior academic skills.  Students who successfully complete the honors program are eligile to apply for guaranteed or preferential admission consideration at the following schools: Azusa Pacific University, Cal State Fullerton, Chapman Univeristy, Occidental College, Pitzer College, Pomona College, UC Irvine, UCLA (College of Arts and Science), UC Riverside and UC Santa Cruz.  Successful completion of the honors program will also help open the door to most colleges and universities throughout the state and nation.  New students entering from high school should qualify for English IA (college composition) during matriculation testing, and have a 3.25 grade point average in high school.

Certificate Programs

Students need only take courses in their field of interest in order to earn an occupatonal certificate from Saddleback College.  The number of units required varies from certificate to certificate.  A series of specific courses, all related to a particular occupational skill, will result in a certificate which can be helpful in upgrading or securing entry-level employment.

Freshman Advantage Application Process  The Freshman Advantage Program, for high school seniors planning to attend Saddleback College, offers benefits which include: early application for the fall semester, early matriculation services that will better prepare them for a successful first semester in college, and priority enrollment.  Students who wish to participate should see their Academic Advisor.

Saddleback College Career Technical Education