College Wide Curriculum Committee

Procedures Manual
New Course Form
Course Revision Form
Program Revision Form
Calendar: Fall 2016
Calendar: Spring 2017
Guidelines for the Presentation of Academic Matters in the Chancellor's Report


Representatives

Chair
Sandy Figueroa, Business

Terrence Brown, Registrar
Kathleen Doyle, Mathematics
Andrea Fabrizio, English
Paula Korsko, Language & Cognition
Mickey Laskin, Library
Catherine Lewis, Humanities
Sherese Mitchell, Education
Felipe Pimentel, Behavioral & Social Sciences
Olga Steinberg, Natural Sciences
Jarek Stelmark, Allied Health


Minutes

2017-2018

September 5, 2017
September 26, 2017
October 3, 2017

2016-2017

September 20, 2016
September 27, 2016
February 14, 2017
February 28, 2017
April 4, 2017


2015-2016

September 01, 2015
September 29, 2015
November 10, 2015
November 24, 2015
December 8, 2015
February 2, 2016
February 23, 2016
March 15, 2016


Committee Mandate

"ARTICLE VII: SENATE COMMITTEES

SECTION 10 CURRICULUM COMMITTEE

A. Membership:

1. The membership of the Curriculum Committee shall be composed of one tenured or CCE representative from each academic Department of the College, one (1) 13.3B HEO, and two (2) elected Student Senate representatives duly certified by the Vice President for Student Development and Enrollment Management

2. The representatives shall be elected by each Department from its Curriculum Committee and by the Division of Student Development and Enrollment Management, and their names submitted to the Committee on Committees for final approval.

3. The Vice President for Academic Affairs or his/her designee and the Registrar shall serve as ex-officio members.

B. Function:

The Curriculum Committee shall have the following duties:

1. To evaluate and recommend new courses in accordance with Board of Trustees guidelines.

2. To evaluate and recommend any modifications of current courses in the curriculum, including credits, hours, titles, course descriptions, language of instruction, prerequisites, co-requisites, etc.

3. To review and recommend approval of degree requirements and distribution requirements for existing departments.

4. To review and recommend approval of all Letters of Intent and final proposals for all degree and certificate programs.

5. To review Letters of Warning and apprise the Senate.

6. To recommend to the College Senate the creation of subcommittees as the need arises, to cover such areas as skills across the curriculum, program review, etc.

7. To present to the College Senate, for its approval, any items voted upon and recommended by the committee.

C. Charges of the College-Wide Curriculum Committee:

1. To establish and maintain the standards and integrity of the College curricula.

2. To review existing curricula periodically and recommend changes where appropriate.

3. To encourage the development of new courses, concentrations, and programs consistent with the mission of the College by providing a College-wide forum for consideration of all new courses and program proposals.

4. To review all curriculum proposals for their conformity to the College mission and objectives of the Department.

5. To review and approve the final draft of the curricular offerings in the College Catalog.

6. To preserve the institutional history of the Committee by yearly submitting the minutes, records, and reports to the College Archives housed in the Library.

7. To make recommendations regarding all curriculum proposals, and to transmit all such recommendations to the Executive Committee of the College Senate and the College Senate at large."