The San Diego City College Curriculum Review Committee (CRC) is a standing committee of the Academic Senate. The CRC shall ensure San Diego City College's curriculum meets the standards and criteria defined by the mission statement of the College, District guidelines, and the Education Code, especially the California Code of Regulations (Title 5, Section 5300.2).

Curriculum review is required for any additions, changes, or deletions to the portions of the catalog that describe programs and courses.


Chair (1 - 2):
The chair will be one (or two, in the case of co-chairs) faculty representative(s) to be elected by the committee (CRC). The faculty committee chair(s) will receive reassigned time supported by the Office of Instruction. The term for chair(s) shall be two years.

Appointed Faculty and Staff (14 - 21):
Articulation Officer, Counselor, Librarian, Evaluator, 10-15 faculty at large (a balanced representation among arts, and sciences and occupational and technical disciplines). May include adjunct faculty and a campus DSPS representative.

Administration (1 - 3):
Vice President of Instruction. May include CTE Dean and Non-CTE Dean.

Classified Senate (0 - 1):
May include Classified Staff.

Resources Personnel (0 - 1):
Resources personnel shall be selected as deemed appropriate by the committee.


Voting Rights

Voting rights shall be confined to standing members of the committee and to the person holding a written proxy of a standing member of the committee.


A quorum must have a minimum of 50% + 1 of the committee as determined by appintments at the beginning of each academic year. Attendance and participation by the members of the Curriculum Committee are critical components to the success in meeting the charge and decision-making responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

To review and approve all course and program curriculum proposals, catalog changes for new and revised courses and program, and course activations and deactivations for compliance with State regulations and District policy to ensure the following:

    • Degree credit, non-degree credit, and noncredit courses meet standards for approval as defined by Title 5.
    • Courses and programs comply with the criteria as defined in the California Community Colleges Curriculum Standards Handbook.
    • Curriculum meets District policy regarding criteria for the Associate Degree and General Education.
    • Courses delivered by Distance Education conform to State regulations.
    • Classes for disabled conform to State regulations and guidelines.
    • Stand alone courses that are not offered as part of an approved program are reviewed and approved.
    • Credit courses fulfill requirements for submission as Transfer Curriculum (IGETC), California State University (CSU), University of California (UC) transfer standards for electives and major requirements to CSU, UC, and/or other post-secondary colleges and universities.
    • New programs and modifications to approved programs are reviewed.

To review credit courses through the District to determine duplication in content:

    • Recommend policy/procedures regarding academic and professional matters.
    • Provide in-service training for college faculty serving on curriculum development.
    • Provide for emergency review of curriculum.

To ensure that curriculum committee members, as determined by San Diego City College, is in compliance with Title 5.

To advise faculty and administrators on reasons for withholding approval.

To take appropriate action on curriculum proposals on behalf of the Academic Senate.

Authority / Functions / Reporting Responsibilities

To forward policy and procedure recommendations requiring consultation to the Academic Senate for review and recommendation.

To report results to the Academic Senate and District Curriculum & Instructional Council.

To forward results to the Office of Instruction and the Instructional Services Council.

To report to the following groups:

2019-2020 CRC MEMBERS

Member Title E-mail
Dometrives "Dee" Armstrong Professor, Nursing Education (NURS)
Justin Bond Professor, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (AIRE)
Jennifer Boots Curriculum Chair
Professor, English Language Acquisition (ELAC) and English (ENGL)
Abdul Malik Buul Director, Transfer & Career
Professor, Counselor
Shana Carr Professor, Accounting (ACCT)
Lisa Chaddock Professor, Geography (GEOG)
Jennifer Chambers Professor, Biology (BIOL)
Matilda "Tillie" Chavez Vice President of Instruction
Cecilia Cheung Professor, Librarian (LIBS)
Rebecca Collins Professor, Child Development (CHIL)
Lori Erreca Dean, School of Behavioral & Social Sciences and Consumer & Family Studies
Shelli Homer Professor, English (ENGL)
Lan Hong Professor, Mathematics (MATH)
David Kennemer Professor, Information Technology (INWT)
Robert "Bob" Kostlan Professor, Music (MUSC/MUSI)
Rose LaMuraglia Dean, Business, Information Technology, and Cosmetology
Christina Monaco District Evaluator
Elizabeth Norvell Articulation Officer
Masahiro "Masa" Omae Guided Pathways Coordinator
Professor, Political Science (POLI)
Hilda Osuna District Evaluator
Alison Palleschi Professor, Nursing Education
Luis Perez Professor, Counselor
Tori Randall Professor, Anthropology (ANTH)
Alan Rivera Professor, Exercise Science (EXSC)
Behnam Salemi Professor, Computer Information Sciences (CISC)
Kim Sweeney Professor, Psychology (PSYC)
LeeAnn Taylor Professor, Exercise Science (EXSC) and Athletics
Angela Testado Administrative Technician
Curriculum Support


Meeting Days and Time

Curriculum Review Committee (CRC) meets at 2:00pm every first and third Wednesday.
Technical Review Committee (TRC) meets at 2:00pm every second and fourth Wednesday.

Click here to download the 2019 - 2020 Curriculum and Technical Review Committee Meeting Dates

Click here for CRC and TRC Agendas and Minutes

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