Project DEgree Program Overview

Email: project.degree@pcc.edu

How does Project DEgree work?

Project DEgree initial two quarters
All students begin in a learning community of 20-25 students. In the first quarter students take Reading 90, Writing 90, College Survival and Success (CG 100c) OR Reading 115, Writing 115, and College Survival and Success and an additional course of the student's choosing (often Math). These courses include learning projects that integrate the material of the classes. Each learning community is assigned a Faculty Mentor who works intensively with each student.
Students who begin in Reading and Writing 90 progress as a learning community in the second quarter, taking Reading and Writing 115 together, Today's Careers (CG 130) to help them figure out their career goals, and generally another course chosen with their coach's assistance. Students who begin the program in Reading and Writing 115 progress on to Writing 121, Today's Careers, and other courses in pursuit of their goals.
Project DEgree in subsequent quarters
Students who complete the first two quarters will fully transition into college-level coursework and work toward the certificate or degree of their choice. Students are encouraged to continue to take a 12-15 credit load each term. Students completing these first two terms of Project Degree will be more prepared for College Level Coursework.