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Carmen Hernandez
Guided Pathways Project Coordinator


Pathway Acronyms

  • AACC
    American Association of Community Colleges

    California Community College Chancellor’s Office

    California Community Colleges Guided Pathways

  • CCRC
    Community College Research Center

  • CLP
    Career Ladders Project

  • CPIE
    College Planning and Institutional Effectiveness

  • MMAP
    Multiple Measures Assessment Project
  • NCII
    National Center for Inquiry & Improvement

  • SSSP
    Student Success and Support Program

Related Terminology

  • Corequisite: A course that must be taken simultaneously with another

  • Duel enrollment: Program that allows high school students to take college-level classes before they graduate from high school and earn college credit.

  • Gateway courses: Non-credit-bearing developmental education courses which serves as an initial path to the gateway courses—and/or college credit-bearing, lower-division courses. 
    (Also called remedial)

  • Meta-majors: Similar programs that are clustered together by similarity of course requirements.  Also referred to as career clusters or areas of interest/study.

  • Prerequisite: A course which must be taken before a student may register for a subsequent course.
Last Updated: 05/22/2020

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Carmen Hernandez
Guided Pathways Project Coordinator

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  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District