Establishment of Sub-disciplines

Spring
2001
Resolution Number: 
10.01
Contact: 
Category: 
Disciplines List
Status: 
Completed

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.

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.