Students have access to a wide variety of educational programs at SCC, SFCC, and the off-campus center. A student may choose to complete the first two years of four-year degree programs, select among career and technical program offerings, or upgrade skills in preparation for work or college.
In order to give students an idea of some of the possibilities open to them, a number of suggested programs of study are provided on the following pages. The programs outlined are intended to provide general information. Students should seek detailed information from a counselor, adviser, the campus Counseling Center or Transfer Center.
Students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution after completing the first two years at SCC, SFCC, or the off-campus centers, are strongly advised to consult with the community college counselor or academic adviser as well as the four-year institution they plan to attend. Requirements may vary according to the program and transfer institution.
More detailed information about the following can be found on subsequent catalog pages.
American Honors (AH)
Community Colleges of Spokane, partnering with American Honors (AH), offers high-achieving students rigorous, interactive online courses that lead to
transfer opportunities through its network of top-tier four-year university partners. American Honors classes are taught by SCC and SFCC faculty
dedicated to promoting scholastic excellence. A variety of AH classes are offered each term.
For more information, contact SCC, (509) 533-7038 or SFCC, (509) 533-3524.
CCS Destination Eastern
CCS Destination Eastern is a joint admissions program for academically eligible students who want to earn the first two years of a four-year degree at SCC, SFCC or an off-campus education center, then transfer to Eastern Washington University (EWU) to complete their bachelor’s degree. Students enrolled in this program receive specialized joint counseling and advising, quarterly transcript evaluation and registration as an incoming junior at EWU upon completion of the AA-DTA degree. There are admissions requirements, and space in this program is limited to 100 students.
For more information, contact a counselor at SCC or SFCC, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Colleges of Spokane has transfer articulation agreements that provide a "value-added" component to a traditional transfer program by allowing additional transfer credits, optional instructional delivery, preferred admission, etc. View current transfer articulation agreements online.
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
Community Colleges of Spokane participates in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) reduced-tuition program for students who are residents of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) participating states. The CCS WUE rate is considerably lower than many state WUE rates, and does not have restrictions on transfer students. Residents of WICHE states can gain affordable access to two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state; while at the same time, allowing colleges and universities to avoid costly duplication of programs and facilities. WUE participating states include Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and the US Pacific territories and freely associated states. For additional information about WUE participating colleges and their programs, visit www.wiche.edu/wue.
For information about WUE at CCS, visit the webpage at www.ccs.spokane.edu/WUE.aspx.