California state University, Long Beach

Minutes 3/26/71


AS(PEP)71-17


POLICY STATEMENT APPROVED



EXPERIMENTAL COURSES


Revised Statement for Inclusion in Faculty Handbook*


1. Experimental courses may not be used to fulfill General Education requirements, except for those courses which have been approved for this purpose, individually, by the School(s) offering such courses, and so designated in the Supplementary Bulletin and the Schedule of Classes.


2. Experimental courses may or may not be used to fulfill requirements for majors or minors as determined by the appropriate body or bodies within the School in which the majors and minors fall.


3. The student shall be permitted to count no more than 12 units of experimental courses credit in the total of 124 for graduation. Classes taken as experimental which have subsequently been approved as regular curricular offerings will be excluded from this limitation, if in the transition from experimental to regular course status there has been no change in content, method of instruction or unit value, as determined by the curriculum committee of the appropriate School.


4. Courses taken as experimental courses which are subsequently approved as regular curricular offerings will remain on the student's permanent record with the E following the course number.


* TO REPLACE FIRST TWO SENTENCES IN PARAGRAPH 4 OF EXPERIMENTAL COURSES PROGRAM, GENERAL INFORMATION SECTION OF FACULTY HANDBOOK. THE LISTING OF ITEM 1 UNDER GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, APPENDIX B, PAGE 6, SECTION (c) COULD EITHER BE LEFT OR REPLACED BY A CROSS-REFERENCE TO THE EXPERIMENTAL COURSES LISTING.


Change in General College Bulletin


(Page 36 - first sentence under paragraph 3 under Experimental Courses)


NOW READS:


Credit towards the 124 units required for the Bachelor's Degree at CSCLB will be given for all experimental courses up to a total of 12 units.


TO BE REPLACED BY:


The student shall be permitted to count no more than 12 units of experimental courses credit in the total of 124 for graduation. Classes taken as experimental which have subsequently been approved as regular curricular offerings will be excluded from this limitation, if in the transition from experimental to regular course status there has been no change in content, method of instruction or unit value, as determined by the curriculum committee of the appropriate School.


Distributed to the Academic Senate 12/11/70 and 1/15/71.
Deemed Approved by the Academic Senate 2/12/71.
Approved by the President of the College 3/8/71.