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I. Title of Policy
II. Objective of Policy
To emphasize the College’s commitment to learning through the offer of credit and non-credit educational programs to benefit students, employers and its community.
N.J.S.A. 18A & N.J.S.A 9A
IV. Policy Statement
Recognizing its role as a comprehensive community college, Brookdale offers a variety of educational programs to meet the diverse needs of its community. These include but are not limited to:
- Transfer programs which lead to the associate degree and provide the credits for the first half of a baccalaureate degree. Transfer programs are offered in the Arts (AA) and Sciences (AS), as well as in a variety of specific career disciplines;
- Career oriented education programs of at least 60 credits (AAS) ;
- Short Term Certificate programs, both credit and non-credit, to prepare the student for employment. Whenever possible, these programs will qualify the student for an external credential or licensure, continuing education units, certifications, or other evidence of completion/mastery, to meet personal and/or professional requirements.
All educational programs will be developed on the basis of community demand, industry need, resource availability, and suitability for college level instruction.
V. Responsibility for Implementation
Approved: September 1980
Revised: February 2002
Lodged: April 2016
Approved: June 2016