A Standing Committee of the Academic Senate
The duties of the Curriculum Committee shall be to:
The following shall be the voting members of the Curriculum Committee with seats apportioned in the areas indicated:
Art and Architecture; Communication Studies; English; Media Arts; Library Sciences, Modern Languages; Performing Arts
Child Development and Education; Kinesiology; History, Philosophy and Sociology; Political Sciences, Economics, Administration of Justice and Chicano Studies; Psychology and Addiction Studies
Business Administration; Anthropological and Geographical Sciences; Chemistry; Life Sciences; Mathematics; Nursing; Physics and Planetary Sciences
Agriculture and Natural Resources; Center for Academic Success; Computer Applications and Office Technologies; Counseling; Industrial Technology; Computer Science and Information Technology
The following shall be non-voting members of the Curriculum Committee:
The following shall apply:
Attendance and Removal
Committee members, including apprentice members, are expected to attend all meetings. Members, including apprentice members, who miss more than two meetings in a semester, may be subject to removal from the committee, as described in Article V of the Pierce Senate Bylaws
Renewal or Vacancies
Eligible faculty serving on the committee shall have priority for renewal when their term expires, subject to ratification by the Academic Senate.
Eligible apprentice members shall have priority to fill a vacancy in their area or in an at-large position, subject to ratification by the Academic Senate.
The committee shall invite the participation of other members of the campus community, when appropriate, to help in the information-gathering and/or decision-making process.
The Distance Education Coordinator validates the Distance Education addendum prior to Curriculum Committee action.
The Honors Director validates the Honors addendum prior to Curriculum Committee action.
Student Learning Outcomes
The SLO/Outcomes Coordinator validates the SLO addendum prior to Curriculum Committee action.
The Technical Review process is outlined in Appendix B-1
Updated by Academic Senate September 13, 2010
Updated by Academic Senate March 26, 2012
Revised and approved by the Curriculum Committee May 30, 2014
Approved by the Academic Senate June 2, 2014
Revised and approved by the Curriculum Committee October 3, 2014
Approved by the Academic Senate October 6, 2014
Revised and approved by the Curriculum Committee October 2, 2015
Ratified by the Academic Senate October 12, 2015