Disciplines List – African American Studies

Resolution Number
Assigned to
Standards and Practices Committee
Disciplines List
Status Report

Forwarded to the Board of Governors for adoption and publication in the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges

Whereas, Oral and written testimony given through the consultation process used for the review of minimum qualifications for faculty in the California Community Colleges, known as the “Disciplines List,” supported the following addition of the African-American Studies discipline:

Master’s degree in African-American/Black/Africana Studies OR bachelor’s degree in African- American/Black/Africana Studies AND master’s degree in Ethnic Studies OR the equivalent; and

Whereas, The Executive Committee of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has reviewed the proposal and deemed that it has followed the process outlined in the “Disciplines List Revision Handbook;”

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend that the California Community Colleges Board of Governors adopt the proposed addition to the “Disciplines List” for African American Studies.