New and Changes to Curriculum

Includes New Courses and Changes to Existing Course:  Title, Description, Credit Hours, Repeatable for Credit, Fee, Rotation, and General Education Requirement Status

New Curriculum (Courses)

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. (Program Change Instructions)

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.

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.

 

Changes to Curriculum (Courses)

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. (Program Change Instructions)

1. The course proposal originator (Faculty or Department Chair (DC)) submits proposal using the Course Inventory Management (CIM) tool to the department queue.  IMPORTANT: If you are changing the course prefix or number (HON 1020) to any other identity including R for repeatable, it is critical that you first copy the catalog pages referenced and save to a word document before you make the changes in CIM.

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 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.

 

Add, Change, or Discontinue 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.  (This process is under review.  USHE requires the Board of Trustees to review fees.  Update coming after January 2018 Board of Trustees meeting.)

7. If approved at AC, the Budget Administrator make course fee change to Banner (typically 2-4 weeks after AC approval).

8. DC verifies new course is in catalog.

 

Add or Discontinue a GE Course

1. The course proposal originator (Faculty or Department Chair (DC)) submits proposal 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.