Non-Traditional Paths of Chinese Students towards Their Baccalaureate Degree: New Models of Transfer College Credit Programs in China
The concept of “Transfer College Credit Programs (TCCP)” has spread to the far corners of the Earth. Transfer college credit programs are of two types; 1) high school students around the globe planning on attending American colleges or universities enroll in college-level courses while still in high school in their home country and earn American college credits which are later transferred to their American institutions, and 2) current enrolled international undergraduate students take courses offered during summer break in their home countries. This study investigates the the popularity of these programs in China, and illustrates a typology of transfer college credit programs offered in China.
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