Taft College prides itself as a small, comprehensive institution with a wide range of educational programs and support services to students. We offer 37degrees and 24 certificates in transfer education and career-technical education programs. Our enrollment of nearly 12,000 students at our campus in Taft, through our partnership with Westec in Shafter, CA, and through our Distance Learning Program, have access to innovative, caring faculty members and the support programs needed to promote student success. Taft College is a leader in offering state-of-the-art curriculum in high-demand fields including Energy Technology and Dental Hygiene. We offer six guaranteed transfer programs in Art History, Early Childhood Education, History, Psychology, Sociology, and Studio Arts. Four additional guaranteed transfer programs are in development or awaiting approval by the state of California: Criminal Justice Administration, Business Administration, Mathematics, and English. Students at Taft College are focused on success --- whether they plan to continue their education at a four-year college, or enter the workforce in a new career.