Whereas, At least 57 of the California community colleges offer official honors transfer programs with identified entrance and completion policies;
Whereas, Currently California community college students have no way to indicate completion of an honors transfer program, including at least 15 semester units in honors level work, on their California State University (CSU) application; and
Whereas, Students in honors transfer programs have completed an academic program that requires them to engage in research and other academic work above and beyond the required coursework to be considered for transfer;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges collaborate with members of such relevant associations as the Bay Honors Consortium to develop appropriate methods of identifying honors transfer program completion on the CSU transfer application; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges collaborate with CSU to identify and implement an appropriate identifier on the CSU transfer application for students who have completed an official honors transfer program at a California community college.
Update 6/25/2015: Deferred to Senate President, 2014-2015.