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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 5. GENERAL PROVISIONS [66000 - 70110]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 40. DONAHOE HIGHER EDUCATION ACT [66000 - 67400]

  ( Part 40 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 2. General Provisions [66010 - 66093.3]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 5.5. Nursing Programs [66055 - 66055.9]
  ( Article 5.5 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1093, Sec. 2. )

66055.
  

Not later than September 1, 2005, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges shall do all of the following:

(a) Encourage community college districts to standardize all nursing program prerequisites on a statewide basis.

(b) Encourage community college districts to negotiate and implement articulation agreements with the campuses of the California State University to which they send a significant number of nursing students.

(c) Implement the recommendations of the Intersegmental Major Preparation Articulated Curriculum (IMPAC) project not later than September 1, 2004.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1093, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2003.)

66055.5.
  

Not later than September 1, 2005, the Chancellor of the California State University shall do all of the following:

(a) Standardize all nursing education program prerequisites for the various campuses of the California State University on a systemwide basis.

(b) Require the campuses of the university that maintain nursing education programs to negotiate and implement articulation agreements with community college districts from which they receive a significant number of nursing students.

(c) Implement the recommendations of the Intersegmental Major Preparation Articulated Curriculum (IMPAC) project not later than September 1, 2004.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1093, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2003.)

66055.8.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a campus of the California State University or the California Community Colleges that operates a registered nursing program shall not require a student who has been admitted to that registered nursing program and who has already earned a baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education to undertake any coursework other than the coursework that is unique and exclusively required to earn a nursing degree from that institution.

(Amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 175, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2009.)

66055.9.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any college, university, or other entity that operates an accredited registered nursing program may require any prospective student to provide criminal record clearance within the meaning of Section 1265.5 of the Health and Safety Code prior to enrollment.

(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 522, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2008.)

EDCEducation Code - EDC5.5