Whereas, Intersegmental faculty discipline groups are meeting to determine major preparation for SB 1440 (Padilla, 2010) degrees, and these groups will meet throughout the year;
Whereas, Local processes may not be able to accommodate the time schedules for development and approval of these degrees; and
Whereas, Flexibility within local processes will help curriculum committees in the approval process of these new degrees;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges inform local curriculum committees that SB 1440 (Padilla, 2010) degrees may be developed late in the year and that flexibility within the local approval process will benefit students; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local senate presidents to inform their boards that SB 1440 (Padilla, 2010) degrees will be under development during the year and recommend that any accommodations and flexibility that can expedite degree approval throughout the year will be beneficial for students.
MSC Disposition: Local Senates
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