The Program Area Lead Faculty (Full-time Faculty appointment) or Program Directors/Coordinators (Administrative appointment) are responsible for the following:
a.    Approve course substitutions, transfer credit evaluations, and special petitions for their respective program area.
b.    Coordinate curriculum development efforts.
c.    Review the faculty credentials and experience of individuals who are being considered to teach courses within the program and approve the courses the individual is eligible to teach based on the credential review and experience.  All recommendations will be forwarded to the Regional College Dean.
d.    Submit all proposed program changes to the CCC for approval.
e.    Recommend tenured Faculty to provide peer teaching evaluations when requested by College faculty in their respective Program Area.
f.    Provide final approval of special-topics courses through consultation with the program curricular body.
g.    Work with other Program Areas and Academic Divisions on common issues across all curricula.
h.    Verify the accuracy and distribution of program requirement sheets, advising sheets, catalog copy and roadmaps.