California State University Quantitative Reasoning Task Force Report

Fall
2016
Resolution Number: 
15.01
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Intersegmental Issues
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas, The Academic Senate of the California State University appointed a Quantitative Reasoning Task Force with broad representation from the California State University, the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC), the California Acceleration Project (CAP), and the University of California Office of the President to address fundamental questions regarding the prerequisite content of the California State University General Education B4 (CSU GE B4) and potential pre-requisite or co-requisite content for quantitative reasoning and mathematical competency (CSU GE B4);

Whereas, The Academic Senate of California State University Quantitative Reasoning Task Force convened in February 2016 and finalized their report in August 2016;

Whereas, The Academic Senate of California State University Quantitative Reasoning Task Force Report contains four recommendations regarding student proficiency in quantitative reasoning; and

Whereas, ASCCC has provided numerous breakout presentations and a Rostrum article to inform the body of the ASCCC about current issues surrounding quantitative reasoning requirements in California;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge local academic senates and curriculum committees to disseminate the Academic Senate of California State University Quantitative Reasoning Task Force Report and to respond in ways they deem appropriate; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges consult with local senates, discipline faculty, and other appropriate constituencies to determine an appropriate response to the Academic Senate of California State University Quantitative Reasoning Task Force Report and bring that response back to the Spring 2017 Plenary Session.

MSC

Appendix B -- Resolution 15.01 F16: Academic Senate of California State University Quantitative Reasoning Task Force Report