Curriculum Committee

Committee Goals

This committee is the campus approval authority for all curriculum proposals affecting Miramar College. It follows district policies issued by the District Curriculum Instructional Council, state policies issued by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and state law and regulations set forth in California Education Code and Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. The committee will also be informed and guided by curriculum-related recommendations from the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. The committee reviews and approves new curriculum as well as revisions of current curriculum such as courses, programs, certificates, and degrees, including distance education components in collaboration with discipline experts.

Chair Requirements

Faculty - Recommendation elected by committee - Two Year Term

Contact Information

Duane Short

Committee Composition

Administrators (1) Classified (2) Faculty (10) Students (1)
Benjamin Gamboa Ryan Zimmerman Duane Short
Jennifer Ock Larry Pink
Alex Mata
Matthew Cain
Jon Alva
Kenneth Reinstein
Wayne Sherman
Mara Sanft
MaryAnn Guevarra
Isabella Feldman

Committee Membership

*The administrator is appointed by the College President. Classified membership includes at least one evaluator. Faculty membership includes the committee chair, recommendation elected by the committee; one faculty member from each school that offers instruction; an additional English faculty member; an additional math faculty member; the Articulation Officer; one counselor; and one additional nonclassroom faculty member such as a librarian or counselor.

Note: this is a decision making committee of the Academic Senate. Committee membership is for six years. This is not a maximum limit because it is recognized that the bulk of knowledge necessary on this committee requires well-informed member ship. Student membership will rotate on an annual basis.

Committee Procedures

Committee procedures are specified in SDCCD Policy 5300 and Procedure 5300.2 and the CCCCO - Program and Course Approval Handbook.

Committee will meet no less than once per month at a regularly scheduled time.

Meetings, Agendas, & Minutes

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