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Committee Charge

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.

Below is the Fall 2018 Curriculum Committee meeting dates:

      • Thursday February 27, 2020 from 11:30am to 1:00pm – SSEC 309
      • Thursday April 2, 2020 from 11:30am to 1:00pm – SSEC 309 - Zoom information will be provided via email
      • Thursday April 23, 2020 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm – SSEC 309 - Zoom information will be provided via email
      • Thursday May 28, 2020 from 11:30am to 1:00pm – SSEC 309 - Zoom information will be provided via email
      • Thursday June 25, 2020 from 11:30am to 1:00pm - Via Zoom
This committee shall be responsible for:
1. Approval or rejection of new courses and programs.
2. Approval or rejection of new majors.
3. Changes in course requirements for a major or certificate program.
4. Changes in unit value of any course.
5. Review of existing courses and programs.
6. Listing IGETC courses.
7. Review course prerequisites and co-requisites.
8. Review of general education pattern for both Associate of Arts degree and for certification to the CSU and UC system.
9. Approval, exclusion, review, and revision of any program that uses
courses taught at this college.

Curriculum Committee Membership

"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

Dr. Tangelia Alfred Curriculum Dean*
Dr. Naja El-Khoury Curriculum Chair

Parisa Samaie Chair: Library

Dr. Allison Moore Chair: Compute Science & Business & SLO Coordinator

La Shawn Brinson Chair: Child Development

Dr. Ralph Davis Chair: Counseling

Dr. Jon Bremen Chair: Developmental Communications
 Dr. Jeffrey Bohn Chair: English and Foreign Languages
 Dr. Lernik Saakian Chair: Mathematics

Dr. Todd Roberts Chair: Natural Sciences, Health & Physical Education
 Dr. Catherine Azubuike Chair: Nursing and Allied Health
 Dr. Katrin Wilson Articulation Officer
 Vacant Matriculation Officer
 Shauna Carter Classified: Matriculation*
 VacantCoordinator: Non-Credit Program
 Dr. Sabrena Turner-Odom Director: Student Success Center
 Robert Stewart  Academic Senate President
 Dr. Majid Haghoo
Faculty: Business / CSIT
 Zekarias Dammena Faculty: Mathematics
 Vacant AFT Staff Guild
 Vacant ASO Student Representative*
 Dr. Howard Irvin
Vice President: Student Services*
 Dr. Lawrence Bradford
Vice President: Academic Affairs*
 Vacant Academic Affairs*
                                                                    *Non-voting Positions