Minimum Grade Requirement for Associate Degree Courses

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Curriculum Committee
Grading Policies
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This change has been incorporated into the proposed changes to Title 5 curriculum regulation.

Whereas, Students receiving an associate degree should demonstrate appropriate levels of knowledge and competencies in their selected areas of emphasis/major;

Whereas, A grade of "C" denotes a student's satisfactory performance and completion of expected learning outcomes; and

Whereas, For some associate degrees, the courses for the System Office approved certificates are the same as those required for the area of emphasis/major;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to the Board of Governors a change in Title 5 language to require a minimum grade of "C" in all courses required in the area of emphasis/major for an associate degree and System Office approved certificates. MSU Disposition: Board of Governors, Consultation Council, Local Senates