Click here to Skip to main content
AskARC Logo


About Academic Senate


"10 + 1"

What does the Academic Senate do?

"Academic and professional matters", or "10 +1" , fall under the purview of the Academic Senate:

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.