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Title V Camino Program

CAMINO Summer Bridge 
 
2014 Summer Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Contact Information
Leticia Canales, Project Coordinator
Student Services, 2nd floor (building #10) on the FCC Campus Map
1101 E. University Avenue, Fresno California
(559) 442-4600 ext. 8663 / FAX (559) 485-7304 

Camino Hacia El Futuro/Pathways to Education (CAMINO)
is a federally funded grant by the U.S. Department of Education, Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) program which provides grants to expand educational opportunities for institutions to improve the attainment of Hispanic students. (Source: U.S.D.E website). In 2010, Fresno City College was awarded a five year Title V Grant which will focus personnel and other resources to address the transfer process with the goal of improving transfer opportunities, especially for low-income and/or Hispanic students.

Title V Key Components:
The Camino Program includes forming a learning community of students who enroll together in a Summer Bridge (6 weeks) accelerated academic and counseling courses, followed by a structured first year experience supported by program counselors and peer mentors.

Academic Component: 
First year student must be eligible for the following English & Math placement levels.
Summer Bridge Academy - accelerated 6 week program
Dates:  June 16-July 24, 2014
-English 125, Writing (4 units)
-English 126, Reading (4 units) or 
-Math 201 (5 units) and
-Counseling 147A, Study Skills (1 unit)

First Year Experience - Fall program
-English 1A Freshmen Composition (4 units) or
-Math 103, Intermediate Algebra (5 units) and
-Counseling 53, College/Life Management (3 units)

Counseling Component:
The FCC Camino students will receive comprehensive supportive services include counseling services, tutorial assistance, and participate in college enrichment activities.  All FCC Camino students will earned college credit in the following counseling courses:

-Counseling 53, College/Life Management (3 units)
-Counseling 48 Career Planning & Development, (1 unit)
-Counseling 3A & 3B, College & Educational Planning (1 unit)
 

Last updated: 5/11/2014 12:33:49 AM