ERIC Number: ED433045
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-May
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Report on Transfers and Degrees and Certificates Awarded, 1997-98.
California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.
This document is a summary of the degrees, awards, and certificates completed at community colleges in California during the 1997-1998 academic year. Table 1 presents the number of degrees and certificates awarded by district and college. The largest number of degrees and certificates were awarded in Los Angeles (4,693), Los Rios (2,610), Ventura (2,333), and Coast (2,123). Awards by gender and race and ethnicity can be found in Table 2. Women earned sixty percent of the degrees and certificates awarded. White students earned more than half of the degrees and certificates awarded, followed by Hispanic, Asian, and African American students (52%, 21%, 13%, and 7%, respectively). The third and fourth tables display the number of degrees, awards, and certificates completed by discipline and occupation. Community colleges in California awarded a total of 61,008 associate's degrees and 25,391 certificates. This is an increase of 470 degrees and a decrease of 884 certificates compared with the prior year. Table 5 provides information on the number of full-year transfer students from community colleges in California to the University of California and the California State University for the 1995-1996, 1996-1997, and 1997-1998 fiscal years. The total number of full-year transfers to both the University of California and the California State University decreased compared with the prior year (282 and 2,803, respectively). (TGO)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
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Authoring Institution: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.