The following resources will help administrators, faculty and staff navigate regulations and policies concerning curriculum. In addition, a number of papers are included covering good practices for community college curriculum processes.


Skyline College Resources

Banking and Deleting Courses

Common Characteristics of Upper Division Courses

Ethnic & Cultural Diversity Criteria

Experimental Course Guidelines

Independent Study Course Guidelines

Skyline College DE Faculty Handbook



Community College Resources

CID (Course Identification Numbering System)

CID for TMC Development

California Ed. Code (community colleges about 80% down to Title 3 - Division 7)

California Code of Regulations (CCR) - Title V



Accreditation Standards

Manual for Institutional Self Evaluation

Guide to Evaluating Distance Education and Correspondence Education


State Chancellor's Office (CCCCO)

Academic Affairs Division of the CCCCO

AA-T and AS-T degree information

Certification Training for Local Approval of Credit Stand-Alone Courses

Course Repeatability - Title V (2012)

Credit Course Repetition Guidelines (November 2013)

Curriculum Inventory

Instructional Materials - Title V  (2012)

Legal Opinions

Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators

Prerequisites, Corequisites and Recommended Preparation:

Model District Policy on Prerequisites, Corequisites and Advisories on Recommended Preparation (1993)

Prerequisites, Corequisites and Recommendations - Title V (2011)

Program and Course Approval Handbook (PCAH)

Student Fee Handbook

Student Success Initiative

Taxonomy of Program (TOP) codes

To Be Arranged (TBA) Hours:

To Be Arranged (TBA) Hours Compliance Advice Legal Advisory 08-02 (October 2008)

To Be Arranged (TBA) Hours Follow Up (January 2009)

Second To Be Arranged (TBA) Hours Follow Up (June 2009)


California Academic Senate (ASCCC)

Academic Senate for the California Community Colleges

Curriculum Regional Meeting Materials

Curriculum Resources and FAQs on New Regulations

Good Practices for Course Approval

Implementing Content Review for Communication and Computation Prerequisites (2011)

Role of the Curriculum Committee

The Course Outline of Record



CSU and UC Resources

CSU General Education Requirements

CSU US History, Constitution and American Ideals – Academics Programs and Policies

Articulation System Stimulating Interinstitutional Student Transfer (ASSIST)

CSU Website of AA-T and AS-T degrees

IGETC Standards Final Version 1.6


Feedback is always welcome! E-mail Maria Norris or contact your Division Curriculum Representative on the Members page.

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