Dixie State University

New and Changes to Courses

Includes:

  • New Courses
  • Changes to Existing Course: Title, Description, Credit Hours, Repeatable for Credit, Rotation
  • Fee: Add, Change, Remove
  • General Education Status

New and Changes to Courses

Proposal Steps:

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. (See below for Fees and GE status)
  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 includes 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 (typically 2-4 weeks after AC approval).

Course Fee

Proposal Steps:

  1. The course proposal originator (Faculty or Department Chair (DC)) submits proposal using the Course Inventory Management (CIM) tool to the department queue and must submit course fee application to the Course Fee Committee (CFC).
  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. CFC reviews proposal and if the CFC agrees, 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 Curriculum Office submits the fees to the Board of Trustees (BOT) Agenda.
  7. If approved by the BOT, the Curriculum Office makes course fee change to Banner (typically 2-4 weeks after BOT approval).

GE Course

Proposal Steps:

  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.