Courses of Instruction (COCI)

Approves new courses and modification in existing courses; considers requests for variances in course and graduation requirements.

Committee Roster 2020-2021


  • Estelle Tarica (Spanish & Portuguese) - Chair


  • Anne Baranger (Chemistry)
  • Desiree Fields (Geography)
  • Felix Fischer (Chemistry)
  • Lee Fleming (IEOR & Business)
  • Terry Johnson (Bioengineering)
  • Anneka Lenssen (History of Art)
  • Magaretta Lovell (Art History and American Studies)
  • David Milnes (Music)
  • Clark Nguyen (EECS)
  • Martha Olney (Economics)
  • Celine Pallud (ESPM)
  • Frederic Theunissen (Psychology)
  • Ken Ueno (Music)
  • Noah Whiteman (Integrative Biology)

Student Members

  • Katherine Oosterbann (Graduate Assembly)
  • Era Goel (ASUC)
  • Josh Lewis (ASUC)

Ex Officio

  • Ronald C. Cohen (Chemistry/Earth and Planetary Science) – Division Chair (nonvoting)

  • J.Keith Gilless (ESPM and ARE) - Division Secretary
  • Bryan Wagner (English) - AMCULT Chair
  • Walter Wong (Office of the Registrar) - Registrar - nonvoting

By Invitation

  • Rebecca Sablo (Office of the Registrar) - Associate Registrar - nonvoting


Meeting Schedule

Meets twice monthly on Fridays from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in 320 Stephens Hall. Also see COCI Meeting Information.


Annual Report

Please contact the committee analyst for additional reports.