Such issues have been discussed as a part of the development of several new paper regarding non-credit issues.
Whereas, California Education Code 87357-87359 and Title 5 53200, 53430, and 55002 require that local Governing Boards rely primarily on or reach mutual agreement with their academic senates with regard to (1) curriculum development for both courses and programs, (2) the assignment of courses to disciplines, and (3) the process for establishing equivalency; and
Whereas, The requirement for academic senate consultation is the same for both credit and noncredit curriculum matters and faculty equivalency;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local senates to insist that their local governing boards rely primarily on or reach mutual agreement with the local senate with regard to the development and implementation of policy and procedures regarding both noncredit curriculum and faculty equivalency in noncredit. MSC Disposition: Local Senates