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Curriculum and Instruction Council

Purpose & Function


The purpose of the Curriculum and Instruction Council is to make recommendations about educational design and delivery policies and procedures to the Academic Senate.


  1. To recommend academic policies, procedures, and guidelines related to curriculum and assessment; the granting of credit, degree, certificate and general education requirements; and other related issues, such as Administrative Procedures.
  2. To review and make recommendations regarding the appropriateness and need of proposed credit and noncredit programs and courses within programs.
  3. To review and make recommendations regarding fee-based offerings.
  4. To recommend instructional priorities for the College.
  5. To review and forward recommendations from Educational Design Committee, Educational Design Subcommittee for General Education and Transfer Issues, Distance Learning Committee, and Outcomes Committee to the Academic Senate.
  6. To review and recommend associate degree requirements, CSU general education certification, and IGETC requirements.