ERIC Number: ED222207
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Program and Course Approvals. Annual Report.
Petersen, Allan L.; Berg, Ernest H.
As required by Title 5 of the Administrative Code, this report provides information on approvals of community college courses and programs by the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges. First, background is provided, outlining the provisions of Title 5 with regard to the standards and criteria for credit, non-credit, and community service courses and classes. Next, the processes are outlined by which courses not forming part of an approved educational program are reviewed and by which educational programs are submitted to the Chancellor's Office for review after prior approval by local boards of trustees. The following section presents information on credit course and program approvals during 1981-82 by program area and taxonomy of program categories. Next, information on non-credit course approvals during 1981-82 is provided, and the changes in the numbers of approved non-credit courses between 1977 and 1982 are detailed. Then, a summary is provided of activity in the area of community service classes, which are not required to have the approval of the Chancellor's Office. This section displays information on the total number of avocational classes, recreational classes, seminars, lecture series, forum series, workshops, conferences, and professional and occupational in-service classes. Changes in the number of community service classes offered between 1977 and 1981 are indicated. Finally, revised procedures for course and program approval are briefly outlined. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.
Note: Discussed as Agenda Item 2 at the meeting of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges (Los Angeles, CA, October 28-29, 1982).