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Curriculum Committee

Curriculum Committee : Charter


The Curriculum Committee is a Standing Committee of the Academic Senate.

The Curriculum Committee shall be responsible for:

  1. Recommending policies concerning curriculum, general education, graduation requirements, occupational certificate requirements, transfer requirements, academic standards, and related matters; and
  2. Recommending for approval curricular proposals concerning new courses or programs, and additions, deletions, or changes to existing courses/programs.

The Curriculum Committee shall consist of:

  1. A Chair (non-voting), appointed by the Senate President, with the advice and consent of the Senate Executive Board.
  2. A Vice Chair (voting), appointed by the Senate President, with the advice and consent of the Senate Executive Board. The Vice Chair shall be selected from the faculty representatives currently appointed to the Curriculum Committee.
  3. Sixteen (16) voting faculty members appointed by the Academic Senate to serve a two-year term representing each of the following departments: 


Arts, Media & Performance


Business & Law


Chicano Studies


Child and Family Studies


English, Journalism & Communication Studies


ESL, Dev Com, Foreign Languages & Linguistics


Health, Kinesiology, Dance & Athletics




Life Sciences


Math, Computer Science & Engineering


Physical Sciences


Professional Studies     


Social Sciences


Members at Large (appointed by the Academic Senate)


Members at Large (appointed by the AFT Faculty Guild)


 4.  Two (2) additional voting faculty members serving in the following positions:

  • SLO Coordinator
  • Articulation Officer


5.  Two(2) non-voting members, as follows:

  • Curriculum Dean
  • 3SP Representative


In the event of a tie, the Curriculum Committee Chair can exercise a tie-breaker vote during a curriculum meeting.

Quorum is based on 50% + 1 of voting membership.

It is the responsibility of each member of the Curriculum Committee to attend each meeting and adhere to the College Code of Conduct. 

Members with three unexcused absences in a semester will be replaced by the appropriate constituent group. Members are responsible to disseminate committee information to their respective constituents.