Title 5, California Code of Regulations on Academic Senate

Title 5, Section 53200    "10 + 1"

The Academic Senate is an organization whose primary function is to make recommendations with respect to academic and professional matters.

Academic and Professional matters means the following policy development matters

  • 1. Curriculum, including establishing prerequisites.
  • 2. Degree and certificate requirements.
  • 3. Grading policies.
  • 4. Educational program development.
  • 5. Standards or policies regarding student preparation and success.
  • 6. College governance structures, as related to faculty roles.
  • 7. Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes.
  • 8. Policies for faculty professional development activities.
  • 9. Processes for program review.
  • 10. Processes for institutional planning and budget development.
  • 11. Other academic and professional matters as mutually agreed upon