Support for Updated IGETC Standards Document

Spring
2008
Resolution Number: 
09.01
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Curriculum
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges expressed support for the revised Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) Standards (2007) in Resolution 9.01 F07;

Whereas, After the Academic Senate for California Community College approval, the Advanced Placement chart was reintroduced to the document (see section 7.1) after approval by the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU);

Whereas, After the Academic Senate approval, the CSU made a request that the following language be added to sections 10.4, 10.7, and 11.3 (#8): "CSU campuses have the discretion whether to allow courses used to satisfy the CSU United States History, Constitution and American Ideals (AI) graduation requirement to count in both Area 3B/4F and to meet the AI graduation requirement"; and

Whereas, Due to these changes, the Intersegmental Committee of Academic Senates provided only provisional approval to the IGETC Standards document through June 2008 pending approval by the Academic Senate at its Spring Plenary Session;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adopt the modified document "IGETC Standards, Policies, and Procedures (2007)" as amended by the Intersegmental Committee of Academic Senates. MSC Disposition: Intersegmental Committee of Academic Senates, Local Senates