Clarifications on Math and English Recommendations

Fall
2005
Resolution Number
09.03
 
Contact
Brian Pond
Assigned to
Curriculum Committee
Category
Curriculum
Status
Completed
Summary
Ensure that the same breadth of alternatives to specific courses originally agreed upon be included in any changes to Title 5 requirements for the AA/AS degree; make clear its continued support for the AA/AS applicability of mathematics courses at or above the level of elementary algebra and English courses no more than one level below the level commonly known as English 1A.
Status Report

Completed

Whereas, Technical difficulties with implementation of the Spring 2005 resolutions on mathematics and English requirements for associate degrees require clarifications to confirm the original intent;

Whereas, The original section to be changed included provisions to include alternative courses fulfilling the same requirements;

Whereas, Previous Academic Senate resolutions may have left some doubt about the Senate's position on the AA/AS applicability of certain courses; and

Whereas, Cutting current courses from AA/AS credit would have an unduly negative impact on students;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges ensure that the same breadth of alternatives to specific courses originally agreed upon be included in any changes to Title 5 requirements for the AA/AS degree; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges make clear its continued support for the AA/AS applicability of mathematics courses at or above the level of elementary algebra and English courses no more than one level below the level commonly known as English 1A. MSC Disposition: Local Senates