Establishment of Sub-disciplines

Resolution Number
Assigned to
Standards and Practices Committee
Disciplines List
Status Report

The Standards and Practices Committee found this resolutions not feasible because it negatively impact the current disciplines structure and lead to single course equivalency.

Whereas, More and more courses within disciplines, especially occupational disciplines, require specialized experience; and

Whereas, The practice of hiring instructors who are minimally qualified to teach all courses in a discipline limits a campus' ability to offer certain speciality courses;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate explore the possibility of recommending a change in the Education Code that would establish sub-disciplines within primary disciplines so that faculty with specific expertise could be hired; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges report back to the Plenary Body during a breakout in Fall 2001.