The California state-wide Academic Senate has provided this special site for Curriculum Committee regulations, issues, etc. Here is a fabulous wealth of information on how the Academic Senate view curriculum from the state perspective. There are links to REGULATIONS & GUIDELINES, CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT (including model course outlines), TRANSFER (Articulation Handbook), GOOD PRACTICES IN CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT (good practices, distance education, implementation), SAMPLE COURSE OUTLINES, CURRICULUM COMMITTEES, and RESOURCE MATERIALS. Explore this first!
Use the LOOKUP web site to access the course outlines (be sure to click "approved" courses).
Here is a comprehensive site to the California law known as "California Education Code." We are found under Title 3. "PostSecondary Education," Division 7 "Community Colleges" which is a long scroll about 80 percent of the way!
Here is another take on Title 5 of California's Education Code.
Here is the California State University web site. Click on CAMPUSES to locate a specific CSU campus.
Here is a direct link to CSU Sonoma. Click on ACADEMICS, then CATALOG as a sub set, then COURSE DESCRIPTIONS.
Google is an excellent search engine. Try typing in the key words of your course, and you may find another course pop up in at another California college. Note there is an "advanced search" if you want experiment with refining your search.
OCCUPATIONAL DATA may be found by linking to the California Employment Development Department. Click the tab for LABOR MARKET INFO.
This link will open the 6th edition TOP Codes manual as a PDF. A 5th and 6th Edition TOP Codes comparison chart begins on page 79.
This link will open a Web page with the TOP Codes listed in numeric order and some background information about how they were developed.
The ASSIST program (state-wide student transfer information for California) shows the articulated CSU/UC courses.
Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching -- There are some ideas and examples of online teaching worth spending time to explore.
Our own SANTA ROSA JUNIOR COLLEGE Catalogue might be checked to see what other similar course may be already offered. Perhaps you don't even need to develop a new course.