Minimum Grade Requirement for Associate Degree Courses

Fall
2006
Resolution Number
14.01
 
Contact
John Stanskas
Assigned to
Curriculum Committee
Category
Grading
Status
Completed
Status Report

This change has been incorporated into the proposed changes to Title 5 curriculum regulation.

Whereas, Students receiving an associate degree should demonstrate appropriate levels of knowledge and competencies in their selected areas of emphasis/major;

Whereas, A grade of "C" denotes a student's satisfactory performance and completion of expected learning outcomes; and

Whereas, For some associate degrees, the courses for the System Office approved certificates are the same as those required for the area of emphasis/major;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to the Board of Governors a change in Title 5 language to require a minimum grade of "C" in all courses required in the area of emphasis/major for an associate degree and System Office approved certificates. MSU Disposition: Board of Governors, Consultation Council, Local Senates