Date of Notice: January 10, 2017
Current Status: Notice Given
Motion Type: Legislation
Motion Sponsor: Frances White (Anthropology), Chair of Academic Council and UOCC
1.1 Whereas HB 2998 states “Community colleges and public universities listed in ORS 352.002 shall:
(a) Evaluate existing one-year curricula for students at a public post-secondary institution of education who plan to transfer to a different public post-secondary institution of education; and
(b) Establish a foundational curriculum, or foundational curricula, for the first year of coursework at public post-secondary institutions of education in this state.
(2) A foundational curriculum established under subsection (1) of this section must contain a minimum of 30 college-level academic credits.
(3) Students at a community college who complete a foundational curriculum established under subsection (1) of this section shall:
(a) Be able to transfer each academic credit contained within the foundational curriculum from a community college to any public university listed in ORS 352.002; and
(b) Have each academic credit from the foundational curriculum be counted towards the student’s degree requirements at any public university listed in ORS 352.002., and
1.2 Whereas the existing AA/OT and OTM defines a 90 credit and 45 credit curriculum respectively with course attributes defined by Senate approved criteria and outcomes, and
1.3 Whereas these existing criteria and outcomes need updating, therefore,
2.1 BE IT HEREBY MOVED that the Senate approves the Foundational Curricula approved by the Undergraduate Council on Jan 10th, 2018 and by the UOCC on Jan 12th, 2018, and
2.2 BE IT FURTHER MOVED that the senate approves the updating of the course criteria and outcomes as approved by the Undergraduate Council on Jan 10th, 2018 and by the UOCC on Jan 12th, 2018.