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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 the 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 the department name change)
  • Change in course prerequisites
  • Deleting a course or a course that is no longer offered​

2019-2020 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,
2019
Sept 10,
2019
Oct 10,
2019
Nov 10,
2019
Jan 10,
2020
Feb 10,
2020
March 10,
2020
April 10,
2020
 Academic Affairs
Aug 27,
2019
Sept 24,
2019
Oct 22,
2019
Nov 26,
2019
Jan 28,
2020
Feb 25,
2020
March 24,
2020
April 28,
2020
Graduate Council

 

Sept 3,
2019 

 

Oct 1,
2019
Nov 5,
2019
Dec 3,
2019
Feb 4,
2020
Mar 3,
2020
April 7,
2020
May 5,
2020
Earliest Effective Semester
Spring 2020Summer 2020Summer 2020Summer 2020Fall 2020Spring 2021Spring 2021Spring 2021
(500-599 expedited courses are approved after the college votes; then 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