Curriculum Instruction Committee (CIC)

CIC Meeting Time:

Second and fourth Mondays of the month, from 2:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


The Curriculum Instruction Committee at Contra Costa College is a subcommittee of the Academic Senate.  As such, it has the delegated responsibility to examine and approve all new and revised courses and programs to be offered at CCC.  It also makes recommendations to the Academic Senate on proposals that involve curricular changes and other issues, which bear directly on instruction.

As a subcommittee of the CCC Academic Senate, the Curriculum Instruction Committee (CIC) consists of a faculty representative from each division, classified staff, administrative staff, the Articulation Office, and the Catalog Specialist. The CIC is committed to the promotion and implementation of curriculum standards and policies. To this end, the CIC members will:

  • Analyze and approve new course proposals that enhance curriculum
  • Make curriculum development decisions based on the departmental and the college goals
  • Develop policies concerning curriculum issues
  • Participate in training activities to remain current in statewide curriculum standards

Current Members

Anthony Gordon
CIC Chair

Najia Azizi
Division Representative SES

Ben Jahn
Jennifer Griest
Division Representative LA

Brianne Ayala
Division Representative AACE

Jennifer Ounjian and Leslie Alexander
NSAS Division Representatives

Brandy Gibson
SLO Coordinator (Non-Voting)

Karen Ruskowski
Curriculum Specialist


Agenda and Minutes


Content Review and Requisite Validation Form

Course Outlines