The purpose of the Curriculum Committee is to ensure academic excellence. This committee is responsible for recommending curriculum improvements in the credit instructional program. It serves in an advisory capacity to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
- Establish and maintain strong and fully accredited academic programs, including course descriptions, prerequisites, outcomes, and helping to ensure that the College offerings are in accordance with standards established by accrediting agencies.
- Working closely with the academic divisions, approve or deny course additions, deletions and modifications, changes in certificate and degree programs, and additions and deletions of certificate and degree programs.
- Monitor and review instructional standards, including outcomes assessment, making recommendations for improvement as necessary.
- Provide an appropriate mechanism (forms) for submitting curriculum issues to the committee.
- Assist with catalog revision concerning curriculum updates.
Reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs
The position of Recorder for this committee is not selected from among the members. It is staffed by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
- One (1) division Dean or Assistant Dean
- Two (2) Faculty members from each academic division
- One (1) Faculty member from regional campus
- Financial Aid Counselor
- One representative from the Advising Center
- One representative from the Library
- Representative from TNeCampus Curriculum Committee
- At-large members: 5
Total membership: 20
Ex-Officio: Director of Admissions/College Registrar, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness, Research, Planning and Assessment, Chair of Instructional Assessment Committee, Manager of Diversity & Inclusion, Graduation Analyst, Transcript Analyst, Completion Advisor tasked with Degree Works Specialization, Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment Officer
1st Friday, 11:00 a.m.