Delete an Existing Course or Program

Delete an Existing Course

Sometimes courses become obsolete or they just aren't offered any longer. In this case, you might want to delete the course from our districtwide coursebank. A new process implemented by the District is that IC’s will have a 5-year review of their courses and recommend deletion of courses which are not being offered.

  1. Check with your department chair and instructional council representative to see if anyone is still using the course. Remember that all of the Maricopa colleges share the same coursebank, so it's possible that another college might still be using a course we no longer use. For that reason, it's a good idea to survey the instructional council before submitting a proposal to delete a course. If the course is cross-referenced with other prefixes, make sure you contact all of the instructional councils that stand to be affected by the change.
  2. Contact Jan or Skip, and tell us which course you want to delete, when you want the deletion to take effect, and why the course is being deleted.
  3. Jan will prepare a course deletion proposal and send it to you for your review and approval. Then she will send the approved proposal to your instructional council and place it on an upcoming agenda of the college curriculum committee.
  4. Assuming that the deletion is approved by both your instructional council and the college curriculum committee, Jan will forward the proposal to district to be placed on an upcoming agenda of the district curriculum committee.
  5. f the district curriculum committee approves your proposal, it will go to the governing board for their final stamp of approval.

Delete an Existing Program

Sometimes programs become obsolete, or they just aren't offered any longer. In this case, you might want to delete the program from our district wide coursebank. Here's how to do that:

  1. Check with your department chair and instructional council representative to see if anyone is still using the program (if this is a shared program).
  2. Contact Jan or Skip, and tell us which program you want to delete, when you want the deletion to take effect, and why the program is being deleted.
  3. Jan will prepare a program deletion proposal and send it to you for your review and approval. Then she will send the approved proposal to your instructional council and place it on an upcoming agenda of the college curriculum committee.
  1. Assuming that the deletion is approved by both your instructional council and the college curriculum committee, Jan will forward the proposal to district to be placed on an upcoming agenda of the district curriculum committee.
  2. If the district curriculum committee approves your proposal, it will go to the governing board for their final stamp of approval.
  3. Once your deletion is approved, the program will go into inactive status. This allows other colleges in the district to review the program and, if it meets their needs, ask that it be moved to their colleges.