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The Curriculum Committee is a standing Committee of the Education Council charged with ensuring that College curriculum development and review are consistent with approved processes and undertaken in full compliance with educational policies. The Committee receives and reviews Curriculum Guidelines on the prescribed software provided by Douglas College for all new credit courses and for major revisions to or deletions of existing credit courses and receives and reviews new and revised Curriculum Guidelines and programs leading to Continuing Education Certificates. Upon the recommendation of this committee, Education Council may grant final, formal approval of College curriculum, in accordance with section 24 (f) of the College and Institutes Act amended 1996), which charges Education Council with the power and the duty "to set curriculum content for courses leading to certificates, diplomas or degrees". Recommendations of the Committee can be appealed to Education Council.
The committee will include four members, two of which are faculty members on Education Council:
Members will serve a one-year term, and can elect to serve subsequent terms.