Adopt and Publicize California Community College International Baccalaureate List and Template

Fall
2010
Resolution Number: 
09.05
Category: 
Curriculum
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, Resolution 9.01 S10 “International Baccalaureate (IB) Exam Applicability to Associate Degree General Education Requirements” called for the development of a suggested system-wide policy template regarding the use of IB scores for meeting associate degree general education requirements for local consideration and potential adoption;
Whereas, Title 5 outlines specific general education area requirements that each college must include for the associate degree (Title 5 §55063, Minimum Requirements for the Associate Degree), and an increasing number of students are requesting general education credit based on IB scores; and
Whereas, Articulation Officers throughout the California Community College System support the development of a California community college general education (CCC GE) IB score equivalency list that is aligned with the California State University (CSU) GE and Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) IB score equivalency lists;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge local senates to consider adoption and implementation of the proposed CCC GE IB score equivalency list; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local senates to use the proposed CCC GE score equivalency list to publish the CCC GE, CSU GE and IGETC IB score equivalency lists in college catalogs, schedules, and websites.
See Appendix B.
MSC Disposition: Local Senates, ICAS

Status Report: 

Senate representatives continues to encourage local senates to use the proposed CCC GE score equivalency list to publish the CCC GE, CSU GE and IGETC IB score equivalency lists in college catalogs, schedules, and websites.