Dec. 12, 2012
In January 2011, a bill sponsored by Sen. Alex Padilla (DPacoima) was signed into law to advance these privileges, and City College and other state community colleges are changing curriculum and degree programs to reflect the law.
“The important thing at this point is for students to be made aware of this degree,” said City College Communication Department Chair Patti Redmond, whose 18-unit Associate in Arts in Communication Studies for Transfer is in the college catalog and ready for students to follow for transfer. “It’s important for all students to go to their counselor and get the details.”
Known as the Transfer Model Curriculum (designated as either A.A.-T or A.S.-T), the new degrees reflect the purpose of Padilla’s bill: to change the California education code to help colleges streamline the process for students to transfer to a four-year California State University from a California community college, according to City College Curriculum Committee Manager and Vice President of Instruction Mary Turner. City College faculty and its and curriculum committee are working…» Read More