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COURSE APPROVAL AND REVIEW GUIDELINES
Course Approval and Review Guidelines
Course Approval Guidelines
The following proposals should be submitted to the Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee for approval:
1.
All new courses. School curriculum committees are asked to pay particular attention to possible overlap between proposed course and pre-existing courses.
2.
All writing-intensive courses.
3.
Major course revisions, including all those with significant impact across schools; e.g., level changes, new audience, delivery/format changes, addition of laboratory sections.
4.
All courses that have an impact on the Humanities and Social Sciences core or the Science and Engineering core.
The following proposals may be decided within the school curriculum committee but must be submitted to the FSCC as informational notification. In cases where there is some interschool or interdepartmental impact, the school curriculum committees are asked to seek advice from the relevant schools or departments affected by the change.
1.
Course deletions, unless broad out-of-school impact.
2.
Course content changes, unless broad out-of-school impact.
3.
Changes to preexisting courses required to conform to 4x4 curriculum. The school curriculum committee will be responsible for maintenance of educational integrity of these changes. All courses must be reviewed in the semester after they are first taught in the new format (e.g., compare old and new syllabi).
     
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