A5: Description of the Boards and Standing
a. Academic Affairs Board
1. Curriculum Committee
- To review and initiate changes in the patterns of curricular requirements
for the degree (both the College's core requirements and the framework
of major requirements).
- To study and make recommendations regarding proposed new and revised
academic major and minor programs, including all curricular, co-curricular,
experiential, internship, and other requirements for such majors and
- To study and make recommendations on requests for course changes
(additions and deletions).
- To initiate studies designed to evaluate aspects of the curricular
- To study and make recommendations on requests for changes in academic
regulations, such as:
- Systems of grading
- Student load
- Class attendance
- To study and make recommendations on the equal treatment of men
and women within the College curriculum.
- To study and make policy recommendations on any item referred
to it by the Academic Affairs Board.
A member of the Deans' Council, the Director of Libraries, four faculty
members (one from each division), General Education Director, Ex. officio
and two student members. (Note: The respective department
chairpersons and divisional dean, if possible, shall be present when
action is taken on curricular changes in their departments.)
To expedite the evaluation of the many curricular proposals, the committee has established guidelines to be followed by all who prepare and submit proposals. Copies are available on the Registrar’s Office Website under “Forms.” All course proposals must be submitted by October 1, for approval for the next academic year.