A prerequisite is a course or qualification that must be satisfactorily completed befor you may register for another course. The skills or knowledge provided in the prerequisite course has been deemed necessary for success in the subsequent course. A minimum grade of "C" or "Pass" must be earned in the prerequisite course to satisfy the prerequisite. All prerequisites are strictly enforced at Southwestern College.
Additional Types of Course Requisites
Southwestern College also has other kinds of requisites that students should be aware of.
- Please read the SWC course description carefully to ensure you are registering for the courses you need to meet your educational goals.
- An appointment with a counselor will develop a Student Educational Plan (SEP) and determine the classes you need to take.
- If you believe you have the skills required to enter a course and are able to document those skills; refer to the forms below:
Get In Touch
Our general email is SWCPrerequisites@swccd.edu.
For individual staff emails and directions to our office, see below.
Located in the Assessment Center (Student Services Center, 1st Floor)
900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910