Personal tools
Log in

Navigation

Resolution 42 - 2019

Rockland Community College Board of Trustees Approved 12/12/19 BN

Date: December 12, 2019 To: Board of Trustees From: Dr. Michael A. Baston Subject:Approval to accept amendments to the Transfer Credit Policy

MOTION

A motion by Trustee Valentine, second by Trustee Donnellan, and

WHEREAS, he current transfer policy states:

Rockland Community College welcomes students who have completed coursework at other institutions and who wish to continue their studies at RCC. If students are transferring from another college, RCC will evaluate their credits based on the degree they intend to pursue at RCC. At least half the number of credits required for the degree must be completed at RCC, with the exception of the LPN to RN Express Program students. For students seeking a certificate, half the number of credits required for this certificate must be completed at RCC.

The maximum number of transferable credits to RCC for an Associate's degree is 32 credits, with the exception of students entering with Automotive Service Excellence Certification Al-AS. The maximum number of credits transferred to RCC to earn a certificate is 15 credits. Courses for which a student has earned a grade lower than a "C" will not be accepted for transfer.

WHEREAS, The Faculty Senate recommends this policy in order to ensure that the degree meets the standards set forth by Rockland Community College, be it therefore

RESOLVED, To amend this policy to read as follows:

Rockland Community College welcomes students who have completed coursework at other institutions and who wish to continue their studies at RCC. If students are transferring from another college, RCC will evaluate their credits based on the degree they intend to pursue at RCC. At least half the number of credits required for the degree must be completed at RCC, with the exception of the LPN to RN Express Program students. For students seeking a certificate, half the number of credits required for this certificate must be completed at RCC.

The maximum number of transferable credits to RCC for an Associate's degree is 32 credits, with the exception of students entering with Automotive Service Excellence Certification Al-A8 or an AOS degree in Technical Studies. The maximum number of credits transferred to RCC to earn a certificate is 15 credits. Courses for which a student has earned a grade lower than a "C" will not be accepted for transfer.

ACTION

Yeas: Trustees Rand, Dillon, Valentine, Donnellan, Hilowitz, Ramos and Leonard
Nays: none
Motion passed: 7 yeas, 0 nay, 0 abstentions
December 12, 2019