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Academic Senate task forces target enrollment, guided pathways form meta majors groupings

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

De Anza Academic Senate is implementing task forces to tackle issues around campus like course scheduling and enrollment. Ishmael Tarikh, task force co-chair and political science instructor, is a member of the course scheduling and enrollment task force. He said the main objectives of the task force...

Guided Pathways program to boost graduation rates

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2019

The new Guided Pathways system will group similar majors and allow students more freedom to explore other areas of their major. Meta-majors Guided Pathways allows students with similar majors to be distinguished within their niche to take classes across all of the potential career paths. For example,...

Academic Senate discusses curriculum and changes for majors

Alex Woolner, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2019

The De Anza College Academic Senate is considering curriculum review changes and a new way to organize majors. One change discussed at the Oct. 28 meeting was re-organizing majors into a new Guided Pathways system called meta-majors. An ongoing issue with the current system is students will pick...