Articulation and Transfer

Transfer Center Advisory Committee

Whereas local senate presidents are often asked to sign off without sufficient background on reports relating to a plethora of transfer functions (for example, matriculation and transfer centers), and

Whereas collaboration and communication are essential among faculty working in areas like transfer, included as one of the eleven areas specified as appropriate for senate involvement under "student preparation and success," and

Whereas the Title 5 required Transfer Center Advisory Committee is not necessarily a senate committee,

Articulation and Transfer

Whereas Resolutions 4.4 F94 and 4.5 F94 directed the Executive Committee to prepare a background paper and recommendations regarding faculty participation, evaluation, and funding of the California Articulation Number (CAN) System,

Resolved that the Academic Senate adopt the paper "The California Articulation Number System (CAN): Toward Increased Faculty Participation" to assist local academic senates to better understand the CAN process.

Common Course Numbering

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has always supported student concerns such as reduced fees in order to promote student access and success, and

Whereas the Academic Senate is more than willing to work with students and others such as counselors and articulation officers in order to ensure successful student transfers, and

Content Standards in English and Math

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recognizes that content standards guide the curriculum, and

Whereas the Academic Senate supports a high school curriculum which enables a high school graduate to successfully begin college-level course work or meet the requirements in the job market without remediation;

Resolved that the Academic Senate support the intent of the California Education Round Table sponsored document "Content Standards in English and Mathematics for High School Graduates."

Competencies in Mathematics

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is concerned about the mathematical preparation of California's high school students, and

Whereas the 1996 ICAS (Intersegmental Committee of Academic Senates) document "Statement on Competencies in Mathematics Expected of Entering College Students" describes the skills, approaches, experiences, and subject matter that constitute an appropriate mathematical background for college bound students;

Repeal Common Course Numbering Resolutions

Whereas the common course numbering resolutions passed by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges were mistakes, and

Whereas the Fall Session1995 breakout on a common course numbering system revealed an abundance of problems with such a system, and

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges proposed paper titled "Toward a Common course Numbering System" revealed an abundance of problems with such a system, and

Whereas student concerns with articulation are better served by means other than a common course numbering system,

Funding of CAN (California Articulation Number) System

Whereas articulation agreements and transfer programs are essential to community college students having access to upper division coursework at the University of California and California State University, and

Whereas the community college faculty have an inherent professional responsibility in development and implementation of policies and procedures governing the system's articulation practices, and

Curriculum - CAN Evaluation and Senate Participation

Whereas the California Articulation Number (CAN) System was authorized by SB 851(1983) to "develop a plan for a course numbering system to be used by public postsecondary educational institutions." and

Whereas CAN is directed by a Coordinating Council comprised of intersegmental representatives including a faculty member appointed by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, and

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