The Curriculum Committee participates in shared academic governance by overseeing the College’s educational curricula.
Working Structure and Responsibilities
The Curriculum Committee receives proposals for changes to the College’s curricula (which may regard new programs or degrees, new courses or course sequences, amendments to existing curriculum, etc.), whose submission is based upon and formatted per the Curricular Review Criteria and Guidelines published in the Faculty Handbook. The Curriculum Committee reviews, approves and submits recommended curricular changes to the Academic Assembly in writing. The Curriculum Committee oversees the Curricular Review Criteria and Guidelines.
The Curriculum Committee membership consists of one representative from each academic department and/or program. Academic representatives serve on the Committee for two consecutive years. Ex-officio committee members include the Provost, Registrar, Dean of Admissions, Director of Library and Instructional Technology, and one officer of the Executive Board of the SGA. Ex-officio members serve annually.
A Chair or Co-Chairs may lead the committee, at the discretion of committee members, on a staggered term basis. The Chair/Co-Chairs is/are elected from among committee members who have prior service and serves/serve for two consecutive years. The previous Chair, or Co-Chair, is encouraged to remain on the committee for one year following his or her term. The Chair/Co-Chairs serve as the committee’s chief spokespersons and liaisons to the Provost’s Office and Academic Assembly.
How to Submit a Proposal to the Curriculum Committee:
Download Curricular Review Criteria and Guidelines (Word Document)