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Former Scholarship Recipient Now a Donor

When Kyle and Jacquelyne Archer attended Front Range Community College, like many college students, they were on a tight budget. Jackie earned a scholarship from the FRCC Foundation that—along with other scholarships, grants and work-study—allowed her to take classes at the college’s Larimer Campus. “The affordability of FRCC made our education a reality,” Jackie says. […]

FRCC, CSU Build Transfer Bridge for STEM Students

University transfer track

While many students entering community college aim to earn a bachelor’s degree, only a relatively small portion of these students transfer and go on to do so successfully within six years. Therefore, faculty and staff must create opportunities to clarify paths toward student end goals and establish transfer pathways through alignment of learning outcomes, program […]

Credit vs. Non-Credit: What’s the Difference?

At Front Range Community College and many other colleges, some courses are for credit and some are non-credit. What’s the difference? Credit Classes When you see “credit,” think academics. At FRCC and elsewhere, most credit courses are applicable to a degree or certificate. Most, but not all. Classes below the 100 level may say they […]

What is an A.S. Degree?

An Associate of Science degree (often referred to as an A.S.) is a 60 credit degree that is made up of credits that will transfer to a four-year school. It is possible to complete this degree in two years if you take an average of 15 credits during both the fall and spring semesters. If […]

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