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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​

 

2017-2018 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,
2017
Sept 10,
2017
Oct 10,
2017
Nov 10,
2017
Jan 10,
2018
Feb 10,
2018
March 10,
2018
April 10,
2018
 Academic Affairs
Aug 29,
2017
Sept 26,
2017
Oct 24,
2017
Nov 28,
2017
Jan 30,
2018
Feb 27,
2018
March 27,
2018
April 24,
2018
Graduate Council
Sept 5,
2017
Oct 3,
2017
Nov 7,
2017
Dec 5,
2017
Feb 6,
2018
March 6,
2018
April 3,
2018
May 1,
2018
Effective Semester
Spring 2018Summer 2018Summer 2018Summer 2018Fall 2018Spring 2019Spring 2019Spring 2019
(500-599 expedited courses are approved after the college votes; then are updated in the Catalog)
 

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