Standardized Template for Advanced Placement Exam Information

Spring
2008
Resolution Number: 
04.02
Contact: 
Category: 
Articulation and Transfer
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, 1.2 million, or 21%, of students in the Class of 2004 took at least one Advanced Placement course (Epstein, David. "A New AP", Inside Higher Education, May 26, 2005);

Whereas, There are 37 Advanced Placement Subject examinations, and an ever-increasing number of students with Advanced Placement scores are enrolling at California community colleges; and

Whereas, There is wide variation among the California community colleges in the dissemination of Advanced Placement course equivalency information;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, in order to facilitate provision of Advanced Placement information to students, develop a standardized template for the dissemination of Advanced Placement equivalency information that includes a listing of all Advanced Placement examinations and any corresponding course and general education area equivalencies, including AA/AS GE, CSU GE and IGETC, for local senates to consider for adoption; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local academic senates to publish in their catalogs and schedules of classes a listing of all Advanced Placement examinations and any corresponding course and general education area equivalencies, including AA/AS GE, CSU GE and IGETC.
MSC Disposition: Local Senates

Summary: 
Develop a standardized template for the dissemination of Advanced Placement equivalency information that includes a listing of all Advanced Placement examinations and any corresponding course and general education area equivalencies, including AA/AS GE, CSU GE and IGETC, for local senates to consider for adoption; encourage local academic senates to publish in their catalogs and schedules of classes a listing of all Advanced Placement examinations and any corresponding course and general education area equivalencies, including AA/AS GE, CSU GE and IGETC.
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