Ensuring Availability of Major Preparation

Fall
2012
Resolution Number: 
09.04
Contact: 
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Category: 
Curriculum
Status: 
In Progress

Whereas, The California community colleges are facing continuing budget reductions that may prevent them from offering all of the courses that students need to fulfill the requirements of their chosen majors;

Whereas, Meeting the transfer needs of students is a primary mission of the California community colleges; and

Whereas, The University of California (UC) and the California State University (CSU) often require students to complete major preparation courses at a community college prior to transferring;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge local curriculum committees to work with their articulation officers to educate faculty about the importance of major preparation and what the requirements are at the local UC/CSU campuses in their area; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge local senates to work with their administrations to ensure that required major preparation courses are offered at least once in any two-year period.

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Update 6/25/2015: Add to Curriclum Institute as a breakout with AOs; look at last year's CI topics; a possible Rostrum article for next year. 

2017 - 18: Rostrum article being written.