Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 5, § 55256.5 - Work Experience Credit

Current through Register 2022 Notice Reg. No. 14, April 8, 2022

(a) One student contact hour is counted for each unit of work experience credit in which a student is enrolled during any census period. In no case shall duplicate student contact hours be counted for any classroom instruction and Cooperative Work Experience Education. The maximum contact hours counted for a student shall not exceed the maximum number of Cooperative Work Experience Education units for which the student may be granted credit as described in section 55253.
(b) The learning experience and the identified on-the-job learning objectives shall be sufficient to support the units to be awarded.
(c) The following formula will be used to determine the number of units to be awarded:
(1) Each 75 hours of paid work equals one semester credit or 50 hours equals one quarter credit.
(2) Each 60 hours of non-paid work equals one semester credit or 40 hours equals one quarter credit.
(3) Units may be awarded in 0.5 unit increments.

Notes

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 5, § 55256.5

Note: Authority cited: Sections 66700 and 70901, Education Code. Reference: Sections 70901 and 70902, Education Code.

1. New section filed 9-29-78; designated effective 1-2-79 (Register 78, No. 39).
2. Amendment filed 4-27-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 18).
3. Amendment filed 3-4-91 by Board of Governors of California Community Colleges with the Secretary of State; operative 4-5-91 (Register 91, No. 23). Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Education Code Section 70901.5(b).
4. Editorial correction of History 3 (Register 95, No. 20).
5. New subsection (c)(3) filed 3-20-2018; operative 4-19-2018. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Education Code section 70901.5 (Register 2018, No. 14).

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