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 2012-2013
SPRING 2013: Meetings will take place in SSEC 309 at 11am.
Please find the scheduled meeting dates below.
September 11, 2012
September 27, 2012
October 9, 2012
October 25, 2012
November 13, 2012
December 11, 2012
February 28, 2013
March 28, 2013 (non-instruction day) rescheduled for March 19th
April 25, 2013
May 23, 2013
"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: Tangelia Alfred
Coordinator, Matriculation: vacant
Classified, Matriculation*: Shauna Carter
Coordinator, Non-Credit Program: Marian Ruane
Curriculum Chair: Kristine Wright
Student Success Center: Kimberly McBride, Director
DSPS: Roxanna Sanchez
Academic Senate President: Leonard Apenahier
Faculty, Electronics: Neil Mantena
Faculty, Mathematics: Zekarias Dammena
AFT Staff Guild: Katherine Koziar
ASO Student Representative*: Eric Lee
Executive Vice President*: Trudy J. Walton
Academic Affairs*: Elmer Bugg, Dean
Academic Affairs*: Stephanie Brasley, Dean
Academic Affairs*: Paul De La Cerda, Dean
Academic Affairs*: Patrick Jefferson, Curriculum Dean