Friday - AA-T and AS-T Program Approval

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AA-T and AS-T Program Approval
July 15, 2011
Presenters:
Stephanie Low
Stephanie Ricks-Albert
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Resources
• http://www. sb1440.org/Curriculum.aspx
– Instructions for AA-T and AS-T Degree
AND Addenda
– TMC templates (Word forms)
– Revised CCC-501/CCC-510 forms
– Examples of approved AA-T and AS-T degrees with
documentation
• http://www.asccc.org/1440
• http://curriculum.cccco.edu/
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Some Things to Know …
• You must get approval of AA-T or AS-T degrees
from the Chancellor’s Office.
– Data on approved degrees is sent to the CSU
Chancellor’s Office as part of establishing that
they are “similar” to CSU degrees.
• You must use the approved titles!
– Associate in Arts in <TMC title> for Transfer
– Associate in Science in <TMC title> for Transfer
• Please read the instructions (and addenda)
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Pathway to Transfer
Transfer
Model
Curriculum
(TMC)
Local
curriculum
process
CCCCO
approval
Similar
program or
major at
CSU
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Similar program or major
CCCCO
approves/assigns
program control
number
CCC control
number &
requirements sent
to CSU
Student applies to
CSU with CCC
control number
CSU degree
program code
identified
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Submission Process
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Narrative Requirements
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
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Narrative Requirements
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
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Narrative Requirements
AA-T or AS-T aligns with TMC
• Required only for new CTE discipline at CCC
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
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Narrative Requirements
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 college’s 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.
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Narrative Requirements
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.
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Narrative Requirements (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.
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Narrative Requirements (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 college’s 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.
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TMC Templates
Revised templates are now dated and numbered
New & improved - require less documentation
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Administration of Justice
Art History
Business
Communication Studies
Early Childhood Education
English
Geology
History
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
Kinesiology
Mathematics
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Studio Art
Theatre Arts
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Documentation for TMC Template
• TMC templates require this documentation in
order of preference when specifying required
courses at your college.
1. Anticipated C-ID designation or
2. Assigned or anticipated TCSU number or
3. Appropriate report from ASSIST showing the
required transferability status (e.g., CSU transferable,
general education, or major preparation at CSU)
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TMC Templates Coming Soon!
• TMCs in progress
– Biology
– Music
– Teacher Prep
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Narrative Requirements
Not Aligned with TMC
• All 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
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Narrative Requirements
Not Aligned with TMC
• 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.
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Narrative Requirements
Not Aligned with TMC
• 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.
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Narrative Requirements
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)
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Narrative Requirements
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 lowerdivision 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.
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