Curriculum Committee

2017-2018 Curriculum Committee Members

About the Committee

Goals

  1. Provide the knowledge and training necessary to accomplish the approval and renewal of curriculum.
    • Linked to Academic Senate Goals 1, 2, 3, 4
    • Linked to BC Strategic Direction 1, 2, 4, 5
  2. Address process issues that are relevant to the approval and renewal of curriculum.
    • Linked to Academic Senate Goals 1, 2, 3, 4
    • Linked to BC Strategic Direction 1, 2, 4, 5
  3. Address technological issues that are relevant to the approval and renewal of curriculum.
    • Linked to Academic Senate Goals 1, 2, 3, 4
    • Linked to BC Strategic Direction 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Role/Purpose

To ensure that the curriculum is consistent with the mission of the college, address the needs of students and the community, and meet the requirements of laws and regulations. The curriculum includes programs of study as well as individual courses. It must support strong transfer and vocational programs and include a strong general education program as the foundation upon which students will build.

Charge

The Curriculum Committee is a standing governance committee that functions as a vital subcommittee of the Academic Senate. The primary purpose of this committee is to ensure that curriculum is consistent with the mission of the college, addresses the needs of students and the community, and meets the requirements of law and regulation. Curriculum includes programs of study (degrees and certificates) and individual courses. As such, it must support strong transfer and vocational programs and include a strong general education program as the foundation upon which students will build.

Committee Tasks

  1. Oversees origination, modification, deletion, and review of all curriculum, including all elements of both programs of study (degrees and certificates) and individual courses in an ongoing systematic review process.
  2. Independently evaluates requests for prerequisites and advisories in accordance with Title 5 regulation.
  3. Independently evaluates requests for Distant Education in accordance with Title 5 regulation.
  4. Evaluates requests for General Education and articulation.
  5. Develops and implements procedures to assure an effective means of facilitating the curriculum review process while adhering to the requirements of law and regulation.

Scope

Faculty has primary responsibility for the origination, modification, deletion, and review of all curriculum in accordance with the mission of the college. In accordance with the requirements of the Brown Act, all Curriculum Committee agendas will be publicly posted 72 hours prior to regularly scheduled meetings. Recommendations for approved curriculum will be forwarded to the Kern Community College District Board of Trustees. Curriculum approved by the Board of Trustees will be forwarded to California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office.

Other Information

This committee communicates with:

* Communicates regular updates through the CurricUNET website, maintaining clear communication channels with the college community.


 

Members

Chairs

Members

  • Academic Services Assistant: Sharon Bush
  • Administrator: Liz Rozell
  • Administrator:
  • Administrator:
  • Articulation Officer: Mark Osea
  • Assessment Co-chair: Di Hoffman
  • Adjunct Representative: Carol Shertzer
  • Academic Development: Jennifer Rachal
  • Agriculture: Lindsay Ono
  • Allied Health: Jacy Hill
  • Art: David Koeth
  • Behavioral Sceience: Christian Zoller
  • Biological Sciences: Steven Tavoni
  • Buisness Mgt/Info. Tech: Creighton Magers
  • Communications
  • Engineering/Industrial Tech: Patrick Aderhold
  • English: Shane Jett
  • English for Multicultural Students: Jeannie Parent
  • Family & Consumer Education: Bernadette Towns
  • Fire Technology: Christine Harker
  • Foreign Language/ASL
  • Health & Physical Education: Carl Dean
  • Library: Laura Luiz
  • Mathematics: David Meyers
  • Nursing: Lisa Harding
  • Performing Arts: Kris Tiner
  • Philosophy: Bryan Russell
  • Physical Science: Mike Daniel
  • Social Science: Misty Stowers
  • Student Government Association: Mustafa Barraj
  • Student Services: Marisa Marquez
  • Member-at-large: Jamal Wright
  • Member-at-large: Nick Strobel

Files & Documents

Content Review

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