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 Committe Goals 2020 - 2021

  • Explore options for granting Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)
  • Guide and support Culturally Responsive Curriculum 
  • Ensure curriculum compliance with Title 5 regulations
  • Review and, if necessary, update adopted ADTs for SB 1440 compliance
  • Adhere to the approval processes of noncredit curriculum in accordance with VCCCD policy and Title 5 regulations 
  • Become more efficient in communicating curricular information to departments and divisions
  • Review and, if necessary, update courses that have been aligned with C-ID descriptors
  • Continue implementation of CTE 2-year program review processes
  • Continue implementation of COR/program review
  • Become familiar with course and program submission timeline, necessary documentation, and approval process
  • Become proficient in using CourseLeaf

Curriculum Due

Curriculum Submission Timeline

Curriculum 5-Year Review Calendar

Curriculum Training