Study the community college environment, with attention to student access
Learn academic planning processes for prospective transfer students
Identify community college programs that support underrepresented students
About this course:
This course emphasizes the development of knowledge and skills with regard to guiding and supporting community college students through all steps of their community college education, from enrollment through transfer application and admission. Students learn about community college matriculation processes, course selection, transfer application, and how to strategically position prospective transfer students for admission to public and privates colleges and universities. Students explore the current community college landscape as well as big issues like challenges for disadvantaged populations and persistence towards transfer. Students learn about the critical programs essential to supporting persistence and transfer, like those for first-generation college students, articulation agreements, admissions priority agreements, honors and financial aid.