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STEPHANIE LOW DEAN, CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES CHANCELLORS OFFICE Chancellors Office Hottest Topics: A Story About Trains 3/25/2011.

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1 STEPHANIE LOW DEAN, CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES CHANCELLORS OFFICE Chancellors Office Hottest Topics: A Story About Trains 3/25/2011

2 This Train has Left the Station Course Scheduling Issues Mission appropriateness Focus Transfer, Career Technical, and Basic Skills Apportionment Issues Noncredit Physical Education and Dance Noncredit title 5 regulations Require CCCCO approval for all noncredit courses Continue to require approval for Career Development/College Preparation (SB361) certificates and Adult High School Diploma programs Delegate authority to districts to locally approve all other noncredit certificates except apprenticeships 3/25/2011

3 Shell be Coming Around the Mountain Curriculum Inventory implementation Review of credit and noncredit programs Credit certificates less than 18 semester units Need data on prerequisites and content review Course Data Elements (June 2011) Repeatability C-ID Descriptors Prerequisites Data Reporting ( ) Title IV Review USDOE and the Last Day of Attendance in Distance Education 3/25/2011

4 Shell be Coming Around the Mountain Course repetition and withdrawal Proposed limit to number of enrollments allowed for apportionment Audit in TBA Hours attendance accounting Apportionment for noncredit PE and dance Conversion of credit courses to fee-based offerings Community services offerings Contract education AB 515 (Brownley) CCC extension programs 3/25/2011

5 Shell be Coming Around the Mountain Program and Course Approval Handbook 4 th Edition to include Curriculum Inventory Module 3 on noncredit curriculum development New and discontinued forms Course modifications (CCC-480/580) Noncredit program modifications Apprenticeships (credit or noncredit) CCC-520 will discontinue July 1, 2011 Contracts with CTE Providers Title 5, chapter 6, subchapter 7, commencing with refers to contracts with private postsecondary schools 3/25/2011

6 Scheduled Stop Prerequisites and corequisites based on Content Review Academic Senate training on methods The District Plan – title 5 section 55003(c) Method to identify courses to which prerequisites in basic skills will improve student success How will you assure that courses will be reasonably available Sections of the prerequisite courses Other courses that do not require prerequisites or corequisites How will curriculum committee be trained? How will you monitor the impact of the new prerequisites on student progress toward academic goals? 3/25/2011

7 All Aboard! SB 1440 Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act Ed Code §66746 Discipline faculty from CCC and CSU systems developing Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) Community colleges must offer (and CSU must accept students who complete) an associate degree that includes: 18+ semester units / 27 + quarter units in a major or area of emphasis Completion of the CSU GE or IGETC pattern 60 transferable semester (90 quarter) units GPA of 2.0 No additional graduation requirements 3/25/2011

8 Pathway to Transfer Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) Local curriculum process CCCCO approval Similar program or major at CSU 3/25/2011

9 CCCCO approves/assigns program control number CCC control number & requirements sent to CSU CSU degree program code identified Student applies to CSU with CCC control number Similar program or major 3/25/2011

10 Chancellors Office Approval Process Degrees must be approved as AA-T or AS-T AS-T for STEM and CTE disciplines AA-T for others Forms have been modified to add these degree types CCC-501 New Credit Program proposals CCC-510 Substantial Modification to Approved Credit Program Colleges that align the AA-T or AS-T to an approved TMC will have fewer requirements for the narrative that is attached to the degree proposal in the Curriculum Inventory 3/25/2011

11 AA-T or AS-T aligns with TMC Criteria A. Appropriateness to Mission (all required) 1. Statement of Program Goals and Objectives 2. Catalog Description 3. Program Requirements 4. Background and Rationale 3/25/2011

12 AA-T or AS-T aligns with TMC Criteria B. Need 6. Place of Program in Curriculum/Similar Programs Required for CTE only Attachment: Local Labor / Job Market Data Regional consortium review is not required 3/25/2011

13 AA-T or AS-T aligns with TMC Required only for new CTE discipline at your college: 8. Labor Market Information & Analysis 9. Employer Survey 10. Explanation of Employer Relationship 11. List of Members of Advisory Committee 12. Recommendations of Advisory Committee Attachment: Employer Survey Attachment: Minutes of Key Meetings 3/25/2011

14 AA-T or AS-T aligns with TMC Criteria C. Curriculum Standards The only required documentation for transfer applicability is the completed TMC template listing the colleges existing courses that align with the C-ID designated courses. Course outlines of record for major courses should be attached to the appropriate courses in the Curriculum Inventory. 3/25/2011

15 AA-T or AS-T aligns with TMC Criteria D-Adequate Resources: Include a general statement in regard to facilities, additional faculty, and new equipment or library resources. Criteria E-Compliance: Include a general statement in regard to enrollment restrictions and licensing or accreditation standards. 3/25/2011

16 (CCC-510)AA-T or AS-T aligns with TMC CCC-510 if college has approved certificate or degree in same 4-digit T.O.P. code 4. Discussion of background and rationale is not optional. 6. Place of proposed change in the curriculum – relation to existing program and options; relation to other programs at your college. 3/25/2011

17 (CCC-510) AA-T or AS-T aligns with TMC Required for CTE only Attachment: Local Labor / Job Market Data Regional consortium review is not required Criteria C. Curriculum Standards The only required documentation for transfer applicability is the completed TMC template listing the colleges existing courses that align with the C-ID designated courses. Course outlines of record for major courses should be attached to the appropriate courses in the Curriculum Inventory. 3/25/2011

18 Documentation for TMC Template TMC templates require this documentation in order of preference when specifying required courses at your college. 1. Assigned C-ID designation or 2. Assigned TCSU number or 3. Appropriate report from ASSIST showing the required transferability status (e.g., CSU transferable, general education, or major preparation at CSU) 3/25/2011

19 Documentation for TMC Template Training Webinar Monday, March 28, :00 – 3:00 pm Agenda Review and demonstrate the TMC Template for Mathematics Share first approved AA-T in Communication Studies! TMC template Documentation for courses without C-ID or TCSU descriptor 3/25/2011

20 AA-T or AS-T Not Aligned with TMC Submit as new (CCC-501) or substantially modified (CCC-510) degree with transfer status All narrative items required for proposal of a new associate degree with transfer status except Articulation with multiple institutions will not be required when CSU Degree Program Code exists 3/25/2011

21 These proposals require documentation that all required courses are applicable to the major at the local CSU campus. Articulation with multiple baccalaureate institutions is not required. AA-T or AS-T Not Aligned with TMC 3/25/2011

22 AA-T or AS-T Not Aligned with TMC 3/25/2011 The college must provide strong evidence that If a TMC exists, explain why it is not the best preparation for students who transfer to the CSU campus; or if no TMC exists, the local degree is best preparation for students who transfer to a specific major at CSU campuses offering that major; and the community college discipline faculty have consulted with CSU discipline faculty to confirm that the lower-division coursework provides preparation for the CSU major.

23 AA-T or AS-T Not Aligned with TMC Acceptable documentation in order of preference: 1. Assigned C-ID designation or 2. Assigned TCSU number or 3. Appropriate report from ASSIST showing the required transferability status (e.g., CSU transferable, general education, or major preparation at CSU) 3/25/2011

24 AA-T or AS-T Not Aligned with TMC In addition, the proposal must include a letter from CSU discipline chair or administrator that confirms collaboration with CSU faculty and assures that: Locally-designated courses will provide lower- division major preparation and Students will not be required to repeat a course that is similar to a specific course that counted toward the associate degree for transfer. 3/25/2011

25 Stop at the Crossing! (before you call the Chancellors Office) Instructions for AA-T and AS-T Degree (link on right side of page) Instructions TMC templates (Word forms) Revised CCC-501/CCC-510 forms 3/25/2011


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