College Credit for High School Courses

Spring
2000
Resolution Number: 
06.02
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
State and Legislative Issues
Status: 
Completed

Whereas the terms "credit by examination" and "articulation" are ambiguous in the "Proposed Revisions to the Standards of Scholarship Regulations" of the Board of Governors,


Resolved that the Academic Senate urge the Board of Governors to revise the language in the "Proposed Revisions to the Standards of Scholarship Regulations" of the Board of Governors in order to clarify the relationship of "credit by examination" and "articulation," and

Resolved that the Academic Senate urge the Board of Governors to explain in the document that "credit by examination" refers to an assessment process, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate urge the Board of Governors to use the following language to guide them in the revision process:
Credit by Examination (substitute for h) No more than 50% of degree applicable credit may be granted by examination.
(new i) Credit by examination shall be defined in a flexible manner to allow multiple assessment measures as defined by the faculty of both the college and the high school.
Articulation (substitute for c) No high school course may be used to satisfy the requirements for general education or the Associate degree unless the student satisfies the course competencies through credit by examination, which may include multiple assessment measures as defined by the faculty of both the college and the high school.

Recommendation: 
(mwl 2009)
Status Report: 

Title 5 language related to "credit by exam" has been revised.