Curriculum Committee Charge
The Curriculum Committee is a
sub-committee of the Academic Affairs Committee and will review all new
proposals and revisions to credit curriculum and academic programs. Academic
programs include all transfer and Career and Technical programs.
Among its primary functions the
Curriculum Committee will:
- Approve additions, suspensions, and modifications to credit
courses (which may include direction on learning outcomes and assessment
tasks, credit and contact hours, course descriptions, prerequisites) and
programs (which may include direction on learning outcomes and course
mapping, general education and related instruction, prerequisites and
sequencing, and state definitions of degrees and certificates).
- Ensure that COCC curriculum adheres to College, state,
and accreditation standards and policies.
- Assist and support faculty in development and
improvement of curriculum.
(G-6-6 College Curriculum
Revised: 1st reading 6/2/16; 3/1/09; 10/10/11; 5/17/11)
Curriculum Resources for Faculty
Summary of 2015-16 Approvals (Excel spreadsheet)
Summary of 2014-15 Approvals (Excel spreadsheet)
Curriculum Committee Timelines (preparation for the 2017-18 academic year/Catalog)
May 25, 2016
curriculum forms and materials should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Materials will be
reviewed for completion and accuracy before accepted for submission.
Programs and all associated changes
programs proposals and any course additions or revisions associated with the
new program are due December 2, 2016.
changes not associated with a new program
proposals accepted for submission on or before
December 23, 2016 will be considered priority and if approved, will be
assured implementation in the 2017-18 academic year/Catalog.
curriculum proposals accepted for submission after December 23 but before January 20, 2017 will be reviewed on a
first come, first served basis and will be eligible for implementation in the
2017-18 academic year/Catalog if they
receive final approval before 2017 spring break. Proposals received before
January 20 but approved after 2017 spring break may be eligible for implementation
in the 2018-19 academic year/Catalog.
proposals received after January 20,
2017 will be eligible for implantation in the 2018-19 academic year/Catalog.
Outcome Changes Only
course or program learning outcomes only must be accepted for submission
on or before April 14, 2017 to be implemented in the 2017-18 academic
only must be accepted for submission on or before April 14, 2017 to be
implemented in the 2017-18 academic year/Catalog. Inactivations that will
require changes to other courses or programs must adhere to the course and