As used in this article:

(a) “Person” means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, firm, or public board, agency, or entity.

Terms Used In California Education Code 32380

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.

(b) “Prepare” means to put into condition for intended use.

(c) “Degree” means any “academic degree” or “honorary degree” or title of any designation, mark, appellation, series of letters or words such as, but not limited to, associate, bachelor, master, doctor, or fellow which signifies, purports, or is generally taken to signify satisfactory completion of the requirements of an academic, educational, technological, or professional program of study or is an honorary title conferred for recognition of some meritorious achievement.

(d) “Diploma” means any diploma, certificate, transcript, document, or other writing in any language other than a degree representing that an individual has completed any course of study.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1010, Sec. 96. Effective January 1, 1995.)