Raising Requirement for English Composition Necessary for AA/AS Degrees

Fall
2002
Resolution Number: 
09.06
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Curriculum
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, AA/AS degrees indicate completion of two years of college-level study;

Whereas, Current Title 5 Regulations require English one level below transfer-level English to be sufficient for AA/AS degrees; and

Whereas, All AA/AS degree holders benefit from a rigorous curriculum that prepares them for transfer to a four-year university or a career in an increasingly complex work environment;


Resolved, That the Academic Senate support a change in Title 5 Regulations to require that students successfully complete a transfer-level English composition course to qualify for an AA/AS degree; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate urge local senates to approve transfer-level English courses designed for vocational students seeking an AS degree. MSR

Status Report: 

With the adoption of changes to Title 5 regulation regarding degree requirements, this referred resolution is moot.