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Standard Course and Curriculum

The Standard Course and Curriculum process includes, but is not limited to:

  • Course number changes outside the current level.
  • Course description changes reflecting a “rewrite” in the curriculum for the department and the major.
  • Change in the course delivery method (lec, seminar, etc.).
  • Dividing a course into two or more courses.
  • Combining two or more courses into one course.
  • Deleting a course if it impacts students outside the college.
  • Adding a new course.
  • Adding a K-State 8 tag to a course (undergraduate only)


2019-2020 Standard 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

Graduate Council Academic Affairs Committee

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

March 3, 2020

April 7, 2020

May 5, 2020

Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee 1st and 3rd Tuesday every month

Sept 3 & 17, 2019

Oct 1 & 15, 2019

Nov 5 & 19, 2019

Dec  17, 2019 

Jan 7 & 21, 2020

Feb 4 & 18 , 2020

March 3 & 24, 2020

April 7 & 21 , 2020

 

Faculty Senate Executive Committee*

Sept 24, 2019

Oct 29,
2019

Dec 3, 2019

Jan 28 ,
2020

Feb 25 , 2020

March 31 2020

April 28, 2020

May 26, 2020

Faculty Senate

Oct 8, 2019

Nov 12, 2019

Dec 10, 2019

Feb 11,
2020

March 17, 2020

April 14, 2020

May 12, 2020

June 9,
2020

Earliest Effective Semester

Spring 2020

Summer 2020

Fall
2020

Fall
2020

Fall 2020

Spring 2021

Spring 2021

Spring 2021

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. 

*Items are approved to be added to Full Faculty Senate Agenda


Helpful Links:

Course and Curriculum Approval Manual and Appendices