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Chapter 6. Curriculum And Instruction Subchapter 1. Programs, Courses And Classes Article 6. The Associate Degree Acceptance of Non Credit Courses   

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The governing board of each community college district shall establish procedures by which a student may petition to have completion of a noncredit course counted toward satisfaction of the requirements for an associate degree. The petition shall be granted if the instructor of the noncredit course certifies that the student has achieved competence in the subject matter at a level and with academic rigor equivalent to that required for a degree-applicable credit course.

This section shall become inoperative on July 1, 2009. After that date, a student may nevertheless seek to receive credit for knowledge or skills acquired through completion of a noncredit course in accord with section 55050.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66700

Education Code 70901


Education Code 66701

Education Code 70901

Education Code 78405

(Amended By Register 2008, No. 21.)