Curriculum and Instruction

Under the direction of the Dean, the Intersegmental Programs & Credit Curriculum Unit's primary responsibilities for curriculum for all 116 community colleges and available resources include:

Additional responsibilities of the unit are as follows:



  • Guidelines for Excused Withdrawal [pdf] ~ March 15, 2019
  • Credit Course Repetition Guidelines [pdf] ~ Final November 2013
  • Instructional Materials Guidelines [pdf] ~ January 2013
  • Community Services Offering [pdf] ~ September 2012
    • Common Concerns and Questions related to Community Services Offerings [pdf] ~ September 2012   
  • Guidelines for title 5 Regulations, Section 55003: Policies for Prerequisites, Corequisites, and Advisories on Recommended Preparation [pdf] ~ February 2012
  • Memo AA 19-45:Guidance for CCR title 5 section 58170 Enabling Students to Self-Refer for Apportionment-Based Supervised Tutoring) [pdf] ~ November 2019
  • Supplemental Learning Assistance and Tutoring Regulations and Guidelines [pdf] ~ April 2006


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Technical Questions

Program and Course Approval Handbook, 7th Edition

Program and Course Approval Handbook PDF

Credit Course Repetition Guidelines - Final (November 2013)

Credit Course Repetition Guidelines PDF

Notes and News