Core Theme Two: Transfer and Academic Preparation (2020-21 DRAFT)

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Core Theme Two: Transfer and Academic Preparation (2020-21 DRAFT)

Objectives Key Performance Indicators
1. Ensure that students who are under-prepared for college level studies have access to developmental coursework and bridge opportunities to college level work. a. Basic skills achievement.
b. Academic performance of developmental education students
2. Offer courses and support for students to meet the requirements for transfer from Lower Columbia College. c. Student performance.
d. Transfer readiness.
e. Demonstration of General Education Outcomes
3. Provide the support for transfer students to successfully transition to upper division college and university programs. f. Academic transfer rate.
g. Relevance of programs (academic success of transfer students after transfer)


Strategic Initiative: Redesign our certificate and degree pathways and associated supports, addressing identified equity gaps, in order to maximize student achievement and learning.

Planning Category Annual Priorities
  • Explore Basic Skills and Pre-college integration as part of Guided Pathways.
  • Implement Guided Pathways workplan.
  • Increase the proportion of students transitioning from Basic Education for Adults to college level studies.
  • Analyze disaggregated data to reduce equity gaps in academic transfer programs.
  • Begin improvements to the Learning Commons.
  • Implement safety improvements in art and science labs.
Student & Community Engagement
  • Strengthen recruiting and enrollment efforts, including promotion of opportunities available through the University Center.
  • Review and maintain classroom AV technology.
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