Guidelines For Standing Committees

Curriculum Committee

Committee Name

Curriculum Committee

Committee Purpose

The purpose of the Curriculum Committee is to ensure academic excellence. This committee is responsible for recommending curriculum improvements in the credit instructional program. It serves in an advisory capacity to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Committee Activities

  1. Establish and maintain strong and fully accredited academic programs, including course descriptions, prerequisites, outcomes, and helping to ensure that the College offerings are in accordance with standards established by accrediting agencies.
  2. Working closely with the academic divisions, approve or deny course additions, deletions and modifications, changes in certificate and degree programs, and additions and deletions of certificate and degree programs.
  3. Monitor and review instructional standards, including outcomes assessment, making recommendations for improvement as necessary.
  4. Provide an appropriate mechanism (forms) for submitting curriculum issues to the committee.
  5. Assist with catalog revision concerning curriculum updates.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs


The position of Recorder for this committee is not selected from among the members. It is staffed by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.


Initial Meeting

2nd Friday, 10:30 a.m.