Amend Title 5 Requirement for English (see 9.06R F 02)

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

Whereas, A mission of the California Community Colleges is to prepare its students for transfer to four-year institutions or for a career by providing two years of college-level study for which students receive an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree;

Whereas, All students, in order to be prepared to succeed in their chosen fields of employment, need to develop their abilities to read and write critically, comprehend and react to ever more complex texts, conduct research and prepare reports; and

Whereas, The English Council of California Two-Year Colleges fully supports a "college-level English writing course" as a requirement for an Associate's degree;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to the Board of Governors to amend Title 5 Regulations to recognize the successful completion of a college-level English writing course as a requirement for the Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science degrees.