For courses/programs that you wish to offer/revise please recognize the following deadlines apply to the year previous to the publication of the catalog.
  • October 1st--deadline for any course or program revisions or additions to be submitted in CurricUNET.
  • NOTE:  ALL changes MUST be published in the catalog in order to go into effect during the next academic year. Please see the "MPC Catalog Timeline" document (link provided below).

The Curriculum Advisory Committee reviews and recommends new courses and academic programs. It also reviews curricular revisions and supplements. The Committee recommends new curricula to the Governing Board, which gives final approval for courses. Subcommittees of CAC review and recommend courses for inclusion in general education patterns (MPC, CSU, and IGETC) and review and recommend graduation requirements.

2016-2017 Members

  • Richard Abend, ESL
  • Catherine Webb, Library
  • Kendall Diaz, Student Representative
  • Paul Long, Dean of Instruction
  • Michael Gilmartin, Dean of Instructional Planning  
  • He Seon Ihn, Articulation Officer
  • Lynn Iwamoto, Physical Sciences
  • LaRon Johnson, Counseling / Supportive Services
  • Kim Kingswold, Academic Technician
  • Jon Knolle, Dean of Instruction
  • Laura Loop, Nursing
  • Gamble Madsen, Creative Arts Division/CAC Chairperson Spring 2017
  • Fred Hochstaedter, Academic Senate
  • Beth Penney, Basic Skills / Humanities Division
  • Shelby Rederberg, CurricUNET Specialist
  • Rachel Whitworth, Social Science Division
  • Vacant, Physical Education Division
  • Vacant, Life Science

Areas of Representation and Terms

  • Academic Senate Faculty Representative (3 years)
  • Academic Technician (standing position; non-voting member)
  • Articulation Officer (standing position)
  • Basic Skills Faculty (3 years)
  • Counseling Faculty (3 years)
  • CurricUNET Specialist (standing position; non-voting member)
  • Dean of Instructional Planning (standing position; non-voting member)
  • Library Representative (3 years)
  • Business and Technology Faculty (3 years)
  • Creative Arts Faculty (3 years)
  • ESL Faculty (3 years)
  • Humanities Faculty (3 years)
  • Life Science Faculty (3 years)
  • Nursing Faculty (3 years)
  • Physical Education Faculty (3 years)
  • Physical Science Faculty (3 years)
  • Social Science Faculty (3 years)
  • Student (1 year)
  • Supportive Services Faculty (3 years)