The Curriculum Committee is a sub-committee of the Academic Senate. As such, its Functions and Membership are defined by the Constitution of the Los Angeles Southwest College Academic Senate, approved in May 1995 and amended in April 2007.
The Committee shall be responsible for:
Approval or rejection of new courses and programs.
Approval or rejection of new majors.
Changes in course requirements for a major or certificate program.
Changes in unit value of any course.
Review of existing courses and programs.
Listing IGETC courses.
Review course prerequisites and corequisites.
Review of general education pattern for both Associate in Arts degree and for certification to the CSU and UC system.
Approval, exclusion, review and revision of any program that uses courses taught at this college."
Meeting Dates 2013-2014
Meetings will take place in SSEC 309 at 11:10am.
Please find the scheduled meeting dates below.
September 26, 2013
October 24, 2013
November 21, 2013
December 5, 2013
February 27, 2014
March 27, 2014
April 24, 2014
May 22, 2014
"All Department Chairpersons or their representatives shall serve on the committee as voting members, as well as the following individuals: Articulation Officer, voting member; Matriculation Coordinator, voting member; Non-Credit Program Coordinator, voting member; Institutional Researcher, non-voting member. The Chairperson of the Committee shall serve on the District Curriculum Committee. The Vice-President and Deans of Academic Affairs are ex-officio members of the committee and shall serve as designated by the college president." -- Academic Senate Constitution, April 2007
Arts and Humanities: Jon Bremen, Chair
Behavioral and Social Sciences: Tamura Howard, Chair
Business: James Hicks, Chair
Child Development: LaShawn Brinson, Chair
Counseling: Reggie Morris, Chair
Developmental Communications: Phillip Jones-Thomas, Chair
English and Foreign Languages: Darren Cifarelli, Chair
Library: Shelley Werts, Chair
Mathematics: Lernik Saakian, Chair
Natural Sciences, Health & Physical Education: Kang Kim, Chair
Nursing and Allied Health: Catherine Azubuike, Chair
Articulation Officer: Ralph W. Davis
Coordinator, Matriculation: Syed Hussain
Classified, Matriculation*: Shauna Carter
Coordinator, Non-Credit Program: Marian Ruane
Curriculum Chair: Kristine Wright
Student Success Center: Sabrena Turner-Odom, Director
DSPS: Celeste Phelps
Academic Senate President: Allison Moore
Faculty, Electronics: Neil Mantena
Faculty, Mathematics: Zekarias Dammena
AFT Staff Guild: Katherine Koziar
ASO Student Representative*: Eric Lee
Vice President, Student Services*: Trudy J. Walton
Acting Vice President, Academic Affairs*: Patrick Jefferson
Academic Affairs*: Stephanie Brasley, Dean
Academic Affairs*: Tangelia Alfred, Dean
Academic Affairs*: Patrick Jefferson, Curriculum Dean