Proposal to Offer a New Course or Modify an Existing Course


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1. Complete this form by filling in the appropriate information then click submit at the bottom of the form.
2. Submit this form by the following deadlines:

If course is scheduled to take effect in Spring or Summer the deadline is September 1 of the year before (For Example: Spring 2015 revisions must be submitted by 9/1/2014)

If course is scheduled to take effect in Fall the deadline is December 1 of the year before revision is to take effect (For Example: Fall 2014 revisions must be submitted by 12/1/2013)

THE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE CANNOT GUARANTEE TIMELY REVIEW OF PROPOSALS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINES.  FURTHER, IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE TO GIVE PRIORITY TO PROPOSALS THAT ARE THE RESULT OF PROGRAM REVIEW.

Is this proposal the result of program review?

I. Catalog and Schedule Information







5. Grading type:

7. Curriculum designations:

a. If this is a new course, do you intend to apply for a curriculum designation?

b. If this is a modification of an existing course, does the course already have a curriculum designation?

8. This proposal regards (check all that apply):
9. Frequency course will be offered:

10. If modular scheduling, during which mods will the course be offered? (Check all that apply):

II. Course Information





16. Ordinarily, one credit represents approximately three hours of course work per week, including scheduled class meetings, calculated as an average over the course of a full semester.  Thus, for example, a four-credit course represents approximately 168 hours of course work.  If you expect that your course will deviate significantly from that standard, we ask that you provide us with a rationale.

17. Please send any additional information that you believe will help the committee understand the nature and purpose of the new course or course modificationls, such as a reading list, or proposed activities.

18. Teaching methodology (check all that apply):

19. Intended for (check all that apply):

III. Curricular Impact

21. Course(s) this proposed course will
   
   
22. Does your proposal affect any other departments or programs, now or in the near future?

If you answered yes to this questions, please send statements from the chairs or directors of those departments or programs, describing the effect.

IV. Budget Impact

23. Will reassignment of current faculty cover this course?

   If not, please send your departmental or program staffing plan, clearly indicating the increased personnel costs.  The plan must be approved by the Associate Provost.




   Any costs requiring increased budget lines must be pre-approved by the Associate Dean for Academic Budget and Planning or the Associate Provost.  If applicable, please send statements of approval.