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Home Why ARC? First Year Experience at ARC Take 15 to Finish FAQs

Welcome to your first year at ARC!

You may have received an email from us recommending a first semester schedule of 15 units, which can be 3-5 college classes. These classes are a great start to accomplishing your goal at American River College. Aiming to take 15 units each semester puts you on track to reach your goals as quickly as possible.

There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing your first class schedule. Below are a list of Frequently Asked Questions.