CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES

Document Sample
CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES Powered By Docstoc
					                                     CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES
                                           TRANSFER OVERVIEW

____________________________________________________________________________


1907
Amendment to the California State Political Code, California becomes the first state to establish junior
colleges, with purpose to provide courses equivalent to UC curriculum and admittance as a junior. UC
awards Junior Certificates, indicating completion of first two years at UC Berkeley

Chaffey Colleges was the only Junior College

1910
Carnegie units established, leading to formulas for credit transfer

1924
Nineteen Junior Colleges existed which transfer students

Study of success completed, which show transfer students perform as well as those who begin in four-year
institutions

1958
Joint committee on Junior and Senior Colleges formed, resulting in established guidelines for transfer

1959
UC Berkeley Center requested the committee to study characteristics and transfer problems of junior college
students

1960
Master Plan for Higher Education approved by the Regents and State Board of Education (which at that
time governed the California State University and California Community Colleges), with major features
such as the differentiation of functions among the public postsecondary education segments, and the
differentiation of admission pools for the segments.

1973-1974
CSU Executive Order 167 published, establishing the criteria for awarding baccalaureate credit for courses
from non-baccalaureate institution

1982-1983
CSU Executive Order 405 published, establishing procedures for CSU to certify community college
equivalents for the required US History, Constitution, and American Ideals

1985-1986
Transfer Center Pilot Program established a cooperative effort between CCC/CSU/UC; State budget
allocates funds for first year of three-year pilot creating Transfer Centers on 20 CCC and UC campuses.
Budget also provides first allocation for ASSIST articulation database project.

Transfer Overview (updated Nov 2010)                                                                     Page 1
                                   CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES
                                         TRANSFER OVERVIEW

____________________________________________________________________________

1987-1988
Assembly Bill 1725(Vasconcellos), defining the multiple missions of the California Community Colleges.

1989-1990
Commissioned by the CCC Chancellor’s Office, the Berman-Weiler Report affirms success of Transfer
Center Pilot Program

1990-1991
California Code of Regulations, Education Code, Title 5, Section 51027: Transfer Centers: Minimum
Program Standards adopted by the CCC Chancellor’s Office Board of Governors

CCC Chancellor’s Office publishes A Plan for Implementing Transfer Centers – Recommended Program
Guidelines, including proposal for funding

Districts receive funds to support establishment and maintenance of Transfer Centers: $34,710 for small
campuses (less than 3,000 Full Time Equivalent Students); $61,166 for large campuses (more than 3,001
Full Time Equivalent Students)

SB 121(Hart) requiring CC/CSU/UC cooperation to develop statewide articulations and transfer agreements,
mandating student support services, and affirming emphasis in delivery of transfer services to
underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students.

Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC), initial development began in 1986 by the
Intersegmental Committee of Academic Senates and was completed and adopted by the Board of Governors
in 1991

CSU Executive Order 595 published, providing a common understanding regarding General Education
Breadth requirements, allowing GE Breadth or IGETC as transfer patterns to CSU

1991-92
Funds increased to $37,095 for small campuses, $64,240 for large campuses.

Funds were moved from categorical to general apportionment.

1993-1994
Senate Bill 1914(Killea) created cross enrollment; sunset in January 2000

1995-1996
Senate Bill 450 (Solis), requiring “common course numbering.” Academic Senate for the California
Community Colleges determined the principle of the “third numbering system” as used in CAN sufficed to
meet the intent of SB 450

1997-1998
Transfer Overview (updated Nov 2010)                                                                Page 2
                                    CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES
                                          TRANSFER OVERVIEW

____________________________________________________________________________

Articulation System Stimulating Interinstitutional Student Transfer Project (ASSIST) formalized

1998-1999
Senate Bill 361 (Dunn) passed to extend the sunset of cross enrollment (SB 1914) from 2000 to 2005

Senate Bill 1472 (Alpert, Thompson, and Watson) passed to increase flexibility in the IGETC completion.
This resulted in the “IGETC After Transfer” guidelines for ASSIST and CAN Budget Act, through a Budget
Change Proposal request from the California Community Colleges, identified $1,424,000 for ASSIST and
CAN

1999-2000
One-year allocation to community colleges to support transfer and articulation
(From two-year funding of the 1998 Budget Act)
$1,905,000 ranging, by a base and FTES credit count formula, from $5,951-$34,093
$550,000 designated to the Intersegmental Major Preparation Articulation Curriculum (IMPAC).
Depending upon progress, this project has potential funding through fiscal year

2000-2001
Assembly Bill 1914; requiring colleges to display in class schedules patterns of transfer

2000-01
One-year allocation of $3,879,000 provided for the local assistance of Articulation and Transfer Education

2001-02
One-year allocation of $1,974,000 provided for the local assistance of Articulation and Transfer Education

2002-03
One-year allocation of $1,974,000 provided for the local assistance of Articulation and Transfer Education

2003-04
One-year allocation of $1,974,000 provided for the local assistance of Articulation and Transfer Education

SB 1415 (Brulte) provide that, not later than June 1, 2006, a common course numbering system for the 20
highest-demand majors in the respective segments

2004-05
One-year allocation of $1,974,000 provided for the local assistance of Articulation and Transfer Education

AB 1785 (Scott) creating CSU’s Lower Division Transfer Pattern (LDTP)

CSU withdraws from CAN

2005-06
Transfer Overview (updated Nov 2010)                                                                 Page 3
                                     CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES
                                           TRANSFER OVERVIEW

____________________________________________________________________________

One-year allocation of $1,974,000 provided for the local assistance of Articulation and Transfer Education

2006-07
One-year allocation of $1,424,000 provided for the local assistance of Articulation and Transfer Education

CCC Chancellor’s Office introduces a pilot grant, termed C-ID, to explore the feasibility to establishing a
system to ease the identification of comparable courses within and across segments

SB 652 (Scott), intending to streamline the transfer pathway to UC by creating a Website of transfer
information, especially with regard to transfer preparation

ASCCC reconstitutes Committee on Transfer & Articulation as an ad hoc committee, including TCD
representation

CCC Chancellor’s Office sponsors the development of the Transfer Counselor Web Site
(www.ccctransfer.org)

2007-08
One-year allocation of $1,424,000 provided for the local assistance of Articulation and Transfer Education

Update & consolidation of Standards, Policies & Procedures for IGETC compiled, approve, and published
by the Academic Senates of CCC, CSU, & UC

2008-09
One-year allocation of $1,424,000 provided for the local assistance of Articulation and Transfer Education

ASCCC Committee on Transfer & Articulation becomes a standing committee.

SB 946 (Scott), permitting CCCs to participate in CSU’s high school Early Assessment Program

C-ID grant renewed for five years to further implement shared numbering across comparable courses.
LDTP program reduced in scope.

2009-10
One-year allocation of $698,000 provided for the local assistance of Articulation and Transfer Education

In part fueled by California’s fiscal challenges and estimates of a degree shortfall to support California’s
economic requirements by 2025, transfer received an overwhelming amount of legislative attention.

SB 1440 (Padilla), established the Student Transfer Achievement Reform (STAR) Act, requiring a
community college to grant an associate degree for transfer to a student in that student’s field of study once
a student has met degree and transfer requirements for a particular major.

Transfer Overview (updated Nov 2010)                                                                     Page 4
                                     CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES
                                           TRANSFER OVERVIEW

____________________________________________________________________________

AB 2302 (Fong), considered a companion bill to SB 1440, AB 2302 bill required the California State
University and the Office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, and recommended to the
UC, to work together to establish the most effective methods to inform students, college advisers, and the
general public about specified transfer pathways.

AB 2402 (Block), established specific requirements CSU must follow for the adoption of changes in the
criteria for admission to a campus of the university that affect the eligibility of applicants residing within the
local service area, as defined, of the campus.

2010-11
One-year allocation of $698,000 provided for the local assistance of Articulation and Transfer Education

AB 1056 (Fong) Electronic Transcripts, expedites the process for community colleges to convert from
paper-based transcripts to an electronic based system by the end of 2012 by leveraging one-time external
funds or outside philanthropic grants.

AB 194 (Beall) Foster Youth Priority Enrollment, requires the CSU and CCC districts, and requests UC, to
grant priority enrollment to foster youth or former foster youth up to age 24.




Transfer Overview (updated Nov 2010)                                                                      Page 5

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:4
posted:11/7/2012
language:Unknown
pages:5