Curriculum Committee

Instructions for Submissions to the Curriculum Committee -- 2020-2021

1. Before Submitting a Proposal, review:

Calendar  -  For submission deadlines and MUB 140 or Zoom meetings 

Course outlines listed by department and approval date (to help you modify in a timely manner)

Program outlines listed by department and status (also to help you modify in a timely manner)

Curriculum Handbook  -  A thorough guide to understanding and preparing curriculum

Required Supplemental Program Documents (draft manual) - Prepare supplementary documentation--like program narratives--required for state approval, to be submitted to the Curriculum Committee along with the Program Outline.

Steps Toward Teaching an Online Course (Don't forget DLAC approval!)

*  Temporary Distance Education (TDE) Addenda Information and Approvals

*  USE THESE, PLEASE! Course Outline Crib Notes and DEA Crib Notes

Remember, course and program aggregate reports must be launched within 18 months prior to outline submission. These assessment reports pull together the results of indiviudal section-level reports and should inform outline revision. Consult your chair or course/program coordinator about the currency of the aggregate report you need.


2. Use CurrIQunet to draft your proposal:

CurrIQunet User Manual Support Page  -  For step-by-step instructions, screenshots, and video tutorials

Create or Modify Course Outline or Addenda Task Guide and Create or Modify Major or Certificate Task Guide -  Handout/cheat sheet for processing curriculum through CurricUNET

Bloom's Taxonomy and Outcomes Writing Guide

Technical Review Avoiding Common Errors (TRACE) checklists  -  USE these to guide you through each outline section's requirements.

Course Outline of Record TRACE Checklist (PDF version | DOCX version)

Program TRACE Checklist (PDF version | DOCX version)

Distance Education Addendum (DEA) TRACE Checklist 

(See DEA Subcommittee for more information.)

Cooperative Work Experience (CWE) TRACE

Hours and Units Calculations Quickguide  -  for checking hours and units

For questions on the software, request help through the  CurrIQunet Support Request form.

3. Launch your proposal in CurrIQunet:

Step-by-step instructions are available to launch your proposal, or watch the video tutorials on the support page.


4. Guide your proposal through the workflow:

You are not done yet! Your active participation in ensuring that your proposal moves through the reviews and approvals process in a timely manner is usually necessary.

Help move your proposal through by checking the status in CurrIQunet, by carefully and thoroughly responding to all communications about your proposal, and by bringing it to the attention of those who need to sign off on it.

The Approvals and Worfklow section of the User Manual outlines the variety of steps that occur after a proposal is launched.


5. Timely completion of stipulations (after the Curriculum Committee meeting):

If your proposal is reviewed by the Curriculum Committee during a meeting and stipulations (changes) are requested,

Stipulations are available in CurrIQunet after the meeting,

Changes must be made and resubmitted within CurrIQunet within a short time period, see the Calendar for deadlines,

Proposals approved with stipulations that are not resubmitted correctly in a timely manner may be moved back to the department chair to start over again


Email (aka the "hair account")

Curriculum Chair Drop-in Support on Zoom for fall (TBA)

Besides assessment, the SLO Coordinators also help with outcomes writing, revising, and mapping, as well as looking at how well SLOs resonate in course and program outlines. See  the SLO Support page.

For questions on the software, request help through the CurrIQunet Support Request form

Look to the  archives for previous years' materials.