NCAA Computer Science Legislation

Fall
2000
Resolution Number: 
06.03
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
State and Legislative Issues
Status: 
Completed

Whereas legislation that prevents high schools from including computer science courses in the NCAA eligibility "core course" list was presented to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and

Whereas computer literacy and information competency skills for high school students are increasingly critical to their success in college, and

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is currently responding to the need for information/computer competency skills and will be adopting guidelines for their implementation,


Resolved that the Academic Senate urge the Commission on Athletics (COA) and the Community College Counselors/Advisors Academic Association for Athletes (3C4A) to vigorously oppose legislation that prevents high schools from including computer science courses in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) eligibility "core courses" list.

Status Report: 

A letter transmitting the resolution and opposing the legislation was sent to COA and 3C4A.