The Curriculum Committee, a standing college committee, reviews and recommends to the College President all new courses, new programs, modifications to existing courses and programs, and graduation requirements. This committee’s charge includes these academic and professional matters as identified in Education Code 53200(c):

  • curriculum, including establishing prerequisites and placing courses within disciplines;
  • degree, certificate requirements, proficiency awards; and
  • educational program development.


Curriculum Committee Goals 2022-2023


  • Continue implementation of COR/program review
  • Ensure curriculum compliance with Title 5 regulations and the latest edition of PCAH 
  • Create new ADTs, review and if necessary update adopted ADTs for SB 1440 compliance
  • Become familiar with course and program submission timeline, necessary documentation, and approval process
  • Adhere to the approval processes of noncredit curriculum in accordance with VCCCD policy and Title 5 regulations 
  • Review and if necessary update courses and propose new courses for C-ID
  • Continue implementation of CTE 2-year program review processes
  • Continue to explore options for granting Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)
  • Guide and support Culturally Responsive Curriculum
  • Encourage the consideration of DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) across curriculum
  • Encourage reduction of barriers to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion through curriculum

Curriculum Review Schedule

Curriculum Submission Timeline

Curriculum 5-Year Review Calendar

Curriculum Training