Support for New California Articulation Number (CAN) Model

Spring
2003
Resolution Number: 
15.02
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Intersegmental Issues
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, the California Articulation Number (CAN) System has provided a numbering system for effective articulation and transfer;

Whereas, The draft of the new CAN Articulation Model indicates an expansion of CAN numbering to include not only required courses within a major or discipline but also elective courses and prerequisites for the completion of the major;

Whereas, The draft of the new CAN Articulation model emphasizes the primacy of discipline-faculty review and intersegmental collaboration including IMPAC with the inclusion of complementary faculty articulation concepts; and

Whereas, The draft of the new model proposes
1)development of a web-based and more efficient template for CAN descriptors,
2) a statewide approach to articulation with a five-year review cycle for all courses within all disciplines, and
3)increased specificity in CAN course descriptors;


Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the new California Articulation Number (CAN) System Articulation Model dated September 2002; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges commend the CAN Board for its ongoing collaborative efforts with other faculty-driven intersegmental articulation projects, such as IMPAC and ASSIST.

Status Report: 

Memo to CIAC and provided to ICAS and ASCIO reminded others of ASCCC position.