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Curriculum Process Guide 2016 Liberal Arts-Academic

The Curriculum Process Guide is a resource for employees who contribute to the curriculum process by developing, revising and/or processing arts and sciences courses as well as career and technical program curriculum proposals or changes.

  1. Overview
    • What is the Curriculum Process?
    • Role of Discipline Chairs and Members
    • Role of the Liaison Dean to Discipline Committee
    • Role of the Division Dean and/or Assistant Dean
    • Role of Vice President
    • Role of College Curriculum Committee
    • Role of Vice President of Instruction Council
    • DCCCD District Office Staff and Responsibilities in the Curriculum Process
  2. Membership Lists (2016-2017) - Liberal Arts/Academic
  3. Divisions/Deans/Division Secretaries/Discipline List
  4. Liberal Arts/Academic Timeline for 2016-2017 
  5. Liberal Arts/Academic Information and Forms
    1. Liberal Arts/Academic Charges
    2. Process for Requesting Academic Courses
    3. Liberal Arts/Academic Curriculum Revision Information
    4. General Academic Course Update Request
    5. Unique Need Academic Course Request
    6. Colleague Course Master Forms
    7. Liberal Arts/Academic Course Description Form
    8. Areas Impacted by Undetected Errors in Curriculum Forms
  6. Department Code Lists - Liberal Arts/Academic
  7. Request for Department Code Set-Up
    • Create and/or Setup New Division or Department Code
    • Change and Existing Division or Department Code
  8. Resources for Liberal Arts/Academic Disciplines
    1. Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Homepage
    2. Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual (LDACGM)
    3. CBM Reporting and Procedures Manual for Texas Community, Technical and State Colleges
    4. Core Curriculum and Field of Study Curricula
    5. Texas General Education Core Web Center
    6. Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS)
    7. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
  9. Online Catalog 2016-2017
    • Accessing Online Catalogs
    • Searching Online Catalogs
    • Catalog Quick Links (How to Use Them!)
    • Catalog Compare Feature
    • Historical Catalogs
    • Prerequisites (What's the Difference?)