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Expedited Course and Curriculum

 Expedited Process includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Course number changes within the same level (LD = 0-299; UD = 300-699; GR1 = 700-899; and GR2 = 900-999).
  • Changes in description of the course to update it with current practices or terminology.
  • Change in course name based upon changes in current practices or terminology; course remains the same.
  • Change in term offered.
  • Change in credit hours.
  • Change in course subject (possibly due to department name change)
  • Change in course prerequisites
  • Deleting a course or a course that is no longer offered​

2018-2019 Expedited Course and Curriculum Approval Timeline
Dates are subject to change. 
Step
Timeline of submission dates for each step (follow vertically)
Submit to Graduate School by
Aug 10,
2018
Sept 10,
2018
Oct 10,
2018
Nov 10,
2018
Jan 10,
2019
Feb 10,
2019
March 10,
2019
April 10,
2019
 Academic Affairs
Aug 28,
2018
Sept 25,
2018
Oct 23,
2018
Nov 27,
2018
Jan 29,
2019
Feb 26,
2019
March 26,
2019
April 23,
2019
Graduate Council
Sept 4,
2018
Oct 2,
2018
Nov 6,
2018
Dec 4,
2018
Feb 5,
2019
March 5,
2019
April 2,
2019
May 7,
2019
Earliest Effective Semester
Spring 2019Spring 2019Summer 2019Summer 2019Summer 2019Fall 2020Spring 2020Spring 2020
(500-599 expedited courses are approved after the college votes; then are updated in the Catalog)
 

Via Curriculog, the Graduate School will inform the proposing department of the outcome of each committee decision, including instructions on how to proceed if an item is not approved. 

Helpful links:

Course and Curriculum Approval Manual and Appendices