Course Approval Steps

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Action To Be Taken

Steps

1

Add new course

Note: If a new course is part of a new or restructured program, submit the course(s) and program proposal(s) at the same time.
1. The course proposal originator (Faculty or Department Chair (DC)) submits proposal using the Course Inventory Management (CIM) tool to the department queue.
2. DC reviews proposal and if the DC agrees, submits proposal to the CIM college queue.
3. College Admin (CA) adds to the College Curriculum Committee (CCC) agenda.
4. If approved at the CCC, the CA submits proposal to the University Curriculum Committee (UCC) Secretary two weeks before the UCC meeting. If the new course has a fee, the fee must be approved by the Fee Committee before it can be added to the UCC agenda.
5. If approved at the UCC, the UCC Secretary submits proposal to the Academic Council (AC) Secretary to be included on the AC agenda.
6. If approved at AC, the Banner Administrator adds course to Banner which syncs and adds course to catalog (typically 2-4 weeks after AC approval).
7. DC verifies new course is in catalog.

2

Change course

Note: If a new course is part of a new or restructured program, submit the course(s) and program proposal(s) at the same time.
1. The course proposal originator (Faculty or Department Chair (DC)) submits proposal using the Course Inventory Management (CIM) tool to the department queue.
2. DC reviews proposal and if the DC agrees, submits proposal to the CIM college queue.
3. College Admin (CA) adds to the College Curriculum Committee (CCC) agenda.
4. If approved at the CCC, the CA submits proposal to the University Curriculum Committee (UCC) Secretary two weeks before the UCC meeting. If the new course has a fee, the fee must be approved by the Course Fee Committee before it can be added to the UCC agenda. (See Add, Change, or Discontinue Course Fee in the steps below.)
5. If approved at the UCC, the UCC Secretary submits proposal to the Academic Council (AC) Secretary to be included on the AC agenda.
6. If approved at AC, the Banner Administrator adds course to Banner which syncs and adds course to catalog (typically 2-4 weeks after AC approval).
7. DC verifies new course is in catalog.

2

Change course

1. The course proposal originator (Faculty or Department Chair (DC)) submits proposal using the Course Inventory Management (CIM) tool to the department queue.
2. DC reviews proposal and if the DC agrees, submits proposal to the CIM college queue.
3. College Admin (CA) adds to the College Curriculum Committee (CCC) agenda.
4. If approved at the CCC, the CA submits proposal to the University Curriculum Committee (UCC) Secretary two weeks before the UCC meeting. If a fee is added as a change to the course, the fee must be approved by the Course Fee Committee before it can be added to the UCC agenda. (See Add, Change, or Discontinue a Course Fee in the steps below.)
5. If approved at the UCC, the UCC Secretary submits proposal to the Academic Council (AC) Secretary to be included on the AC agenda.
6. If approved at AC, the Banner Administrator adds course to Banner which syncs and adds course to catalog (typically 2-4 weeks after AC approval).
7. DC verifies new course is in catalog.

4

Add, change or discontinue a course fee

1. The course proposal originator (Faculty or Department Chair (DC)) submits proposal using the Course Inventory Management (CIM) tool to the department queue.
2. DC reviews proposal and if the DC agrees, submits proposal to the CIM college queue.
3. College Admin (CA) adds to the College Curriculum Committee (CCC) agenda.
4. If approved at the CCC, the DC submits course fee application (login using regular credentials) to the Course Fee Committee (CFC).
5. CFC reviews proposal and if the CFC agrees, submits proposal to the University Curriculum Committee (UCC) Secretary two weeks before the UCC meeting.
6. If approved at the UCC, the UCC Secretary submits proposal to the Academic Council (AC) Secretary to be included on the AC agenda.
7. If approved at AC, the Budget Administrator make course fee change to Banner (typically 2-4 weeks after AC approval).
8. DC verifies the change in catalog.

5

Add or discontinue a GE course.

1. The course proposal originator (Faculty or Department Chair (DC)) submits proposal to the College Admin (CA) who adds to the College Curriculum Committee (CCC) agenda.
2. If approved at the CCC the course proposal originator submits proposal to the GE Committee (GEC).
3. If approved at the GEC the GEC Secretary submits proposal to the University Curriculum Committee (UCC) Secretary two weeks before the UCC meeting.
4. If approved at the UCC, the UCC Secretary submits proposal to the Academic Council (AC) Secretary to be included on the AC agenda.
5. If approved at AC, the Catalog Administrator & Banner Administrator queue the GE proposal until the next catalog year and then make the change.
6. DC verifies the approved GE proposal is reflected in catalog.