Few finishing community college courses on time


Inland Valley Daily Bulletin — For many of the 2.4 million students in California’s community college system, the largest in the nation, the traditional two-year stint has ballooned into six years and beyond as they struggle to transfer and graduate.

One of the reforms to remedy the problem is the Associate of Arts Degree for Transfer program. Launched in fall 2011, community colleges and the California State University system, including Cal State San Bernardino, have joined forces to create a more streamlined degree path that will simplify the transfer process and open doors for thousands more students. About 50,000 community college students transfer to the CSU each year.

The article was published April 6, 2013.

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