Earn a Degree or Certificate Without Purchasing One Textbook

Moorpark College offers many ZTC degrees and certificates. This means that students can earn a degree or certificate in one of the following programs without buying one textbook. NOTE: Please talk to a college counselor about which courses are in the ZTC pathway for your planned certificate/degree.

Find a ZTC Course

Beyond the full ZTC pathways listed above, there are many ZTC courses available on our campus. ZTC courses are easy to identify in the Schedule of Classes. Just look for the ZTC symbol to the right of the course selection. It is a textbook icon with a slashed dollar sign.

Section of the online schedule of classes with the ZTC logo circled and an arrow

To search for a class without any textbook fees, open the Schedule of Classes and select “Advanced Search.” 

Advanced Search button circled with an arrow

On the Advanced Search page, select "Yes" next to the "ZTC: Zero Textbook Cost Courses" category and select "Search." This search can be narrowed if you also select the subject area and the Moorpark College location.

ZTC Search "Yes" option circled with an arrow

Once enrolled, your course instructor will provide information on how to access your online textbook. Printed versions of the material may also be offered for a nominal fee. With your textbook costs covered, you can be ready on the first day of class and focus on your coursework, not your budget.