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Procedures of the Curriculum Committee

College of Arts and Sciences
AY 2014-15

  1. The procedures for proposal submission can be accessed from the College's website at and then clicking on the statement, CAS BP Logix Curriculum Forms System.  If you have any questions, please contact the Associate Dean's office at 836-3152 or email

  2. If the Curriculum Committee rejects a proposal, it cannot come before the Committee again until the following semester.

  3. The Committee will not consider any major revision(s) to a course unless the course is current with the Course Update Schedule or unless the course update is submitted at the same time as the major course revision.

  4. 2014-15 Schedule:




    Preliminary proposals to Arts & Sciences for review

    October 2, 2014

    Finalized proposals to meet the deadline for publication in the 2015-16 Catalog

    October 9, 2014

    Meetings through
    October 30, 2014

    Finalized proposals to be acted on by the end of the academic year

    May 5, 2015

    Meetings through
    May 14, 2015

  5. Proposals will be placed on the agenda in the order received but no more than 30 items per meeting.

  6. Each Committee member will have access to the agenda and all proposals approximately one week in advance of the meeting. If a member questions any item, the member will contact Astie Nilsen at 836-3152 or and indicate which agenda item(s) and the section(s) that is/are being questioned. The deadline is NOON the day before the scheduled meeting. Objections can be raised at the meeting, but this call-in procedure is to allow for notification of department /program representatives in advance.

  7. Department/program representatives will be expected to attend the meeting to support their proposals only if requested to do so by the Associate Dean's Office.

  8. Items on an agenda that have not been questioned in advance by a member of the Committee will either (a) be passed without the need to have a department/program representative(s) present or (b) be postponed to a later meeting in order to allow for consultation with the department/program.

  9. Approved course actions are effective after publication in the Catalog. Exceptions are granted upon approval by the Associate Dean of the College.