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Document Number: 8556

Inconsistent Implementation of Common Prerequisites Creates Barriers to Effective 2+2 Articulation - Florida's common prerequisites policy is intended to ease articulation for students transferring from community colleges to universities by establishing common courses needed for admission to upper division programs at any of the state's universities. However, in 65% of the degree programs examined, the universities were implementing prerequisites in ways that could create barriers for students who have followed the approved common prerequisites. This report concludes that the Board of Governors and the Department of Education have not monitored and enforced the policy. (OPPAGA, March 2008)...

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