Whereas, the California Articulation Number (CAN) System has provided a numbering system for effective articulation and transfer;
Whereas, The draft of the new CAN Articulation Model indicates an expansion of CAN numbering to include not only required courses within a major or discipline but also elective courses and prerequisites for the completion of the major;
Whereas, The draft of the new CAN Articulation model emphasizes the primacy of discipline-faculty review and intersegmental collaboration including IMPAC with the inclusion of complementary faculty articulation concepts; and
Whereas, The draft of the new model proposes
1)development of a web-based and more efficient template for CAN descriptors,
2) a statewide approach to articulation with a five-year review cycle for all courses within all disciplines, and
3)increased specificity in CAN course descriptors;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the new California Articulation Number (CAN) System Articulation Model dated September 2002; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges commend the CAN Board for its ongoing collaborative efforts with other faculty-driven intersegmental articulation projects, such as IMPAC and ASSIST.
Memo to CIAC and provided to ICAS and ASCIO reminded others of ASCCC position.