Ethnic Studies Requirement

Spring
1998
Resolution Number: 
03.06
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Equity and Diversity
Status: 
Completed

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has in the past supported an ethnic studies requirement for Associate Degree General Education, and

Whereas, because of the Proposition 209 climate, some community colleges are reconsidering the ethnic studies requirement, and

Whereas Chancellor Nussbaum has declared that "diversity is a compelling State interest" and since ethnic studies would contribute to promoting the State's interest,


Resolved that the Academic Senate reaffirm its support of an ethnic studies General Education requirement for the Associate Degree.

Status Report: 

Advocated in a variety of forums.