Rigor, Faculty Rights, Completion
By Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
Colorado, like many states, wants to increase the number of community college students who transfer to four-year colleges and universities and earn bachelor's degrees.
To encourage such transfers, the state has designated some community college courses as Guaranteed Transfer Pathways courses, meaning that anyone who earns a C-minus or higher is assured of transfer credit at Colorado public colleges and universities. A major complaint of community college students who transfer is that the institutions at which they enroll don't grant credit for many of their community college courses. Programs like Guaranteed Transfer Pathways are designed to deal with that issue.