Courses Taught in Language Other than English

Spring
2001
Resolution Number: 
09.03
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Curriculum
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, Community colleges are serving the needs of an increasing population of students whose native language is not English;

Whereas, Some community colleges are currently offering courses in a variety of content areas in languages other than English without any formal policies or procedures; and

Whereas, This practice raises issues of integrity of the curriculum, minimum qualifications, and availability of student materials;


Resolved, That the Academic Senate provide guidance to local senates regarding policies and practices for teaching content area courses, other than foreign language courses, in languages other than English.

Status Report: 

Not feasible. The System Office considers such a practice out of compliance with Education Code. Therefore, the objective is not feasible and should be removed.