Curriculum Committee

Academic Policy & Planning (AP&P) Committee

The Academic Policy and Planning Committee (AP&P) provides recommendations through the Academic Senate to the District Board of Trustees regarding courses and instructional programs. AP&P is the vehicle through which curriculum development takes place and is one of four standing committees established in accordance with the Report of the Committee on Committees of 1968 as approved by the Academic Senate.

The committee's functions are in accordance with the above mentioned report. Briefly, its area of concern is: curricula, proposed changes and revisions, academic standards, future curriculum planning, the coordination and organization of instructional planning and practices as they relate to the teaching faculty. The AP&P Committee at Allan Hancock College assists in the development of educational programs and courses in accordance with the philosophy, policies, and objectives of the college.

Chairperson Sofia Ramirez-Gelpi ext. 3608
 Co-Chair  Tom Vander Molen ext. 3871
Applied Behavioral Sciences Judith Dal Porto ext. 3381
Associated Student Body Government TBA  
Business Margaret "Peggy" Warrick ext. 5259
Counseling Lydia Maxwell ext. 3332
English Jennifer Jozwiak ext. 3787
Fine Arts David Passage ext. 3726
Health & Physical Sciences Sheri Bates ext. 3287
Industrial Technology Robert Mabry ext. 3487
Languages & Communication Melinda Nishimori ext. 3736
Life & Physical Sciences Robert Lennihan ext. 3695
Mathematical Sciences Derek Mitchem ext. 3563
Academic/Student Services Sandra Bierdzinski ext. 3474
Public Safety Michael Messina ext. 3809
Social & Behavioral Sciences Tom Vandermolen ext. 3871
Curriculum Specialist (non-voting) Rebecca Andres ext. 3246
Articulation (non-voting) David DeGroot ext. 3713
VP, Academic Affairs (non-voting) Luis Sanchez ext. 3247
Admissions & Records (non-voting) Janet Hooghuis ext. 3277
Noncredit Vacant  

AP&P Calendar

Curriculum proposals must be submitted in accordance with the AP&P Calendar.  Proposals submitted after the published deadline will be reviewed the following semester (excluding summer).  For more information please contact Academic Affairs at 922-6966 ext. 3246.


CurricUnet Update

CurricUnet has been implemented!  The following proposal types may now be submitted electroncially:

  • New course proposals
  • Major course modifications
  • Minor course modifications
  • Textbook changes
  • Course outcome changes

Visit the AHC CurricUNET home page for information on scheduled training.


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Last Modified Sep 11, 2014