Course Substitutions in TMC-aligned Degrees

Spring
2011
Resolution Number: 
09.13
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Curriculum
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, Senate Bill 1440 (Padilla, 2010) and the implementing California Education Code (§ 66745-66749) is being addressed, in part, by a Transfer Model Curriculum option that delineates a structure for the major component of a California community college transfer degree (i.e., AA-T or AS-T) that prepares a student for study in a given major at numerous California State University campuses;

Whereas, California community colleges have established processes for course substitution in order to allow students to complete degree requirements; and

Whereas, The California State University faculty have expressed concerns regarding the inappropriate substitution of courses within TMC-aligned degrees;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local senates to review their course substitution processes to ensure that those processes are appropriately rigorous; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local senates to take measures to ensure that any substitutions made for courses within TMC-aligned degrees are appropriate.

MSC Disposition: Local Senates

Status Report: 

The C-ID Advisory group approved a reciprocity document that addresses this topic, which can be accessed by clicking on the link above.