Levels of Approval Needed
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|#||Type of Change||UCC - Full||EZ Form||Needs Syllabus||Needs Outcome Matrix + Assessment Data||DC||PC||Board||Report to WSCUC|
|1||New Course (*Zero Growth)||x||x||x||x|
|2||Change Course Number||x||x|
|3||Make active course inactive||x||x|
|4||Make inactive course active||x||x|
|5||390R Special Topics/Sections||x + reviewed by two UCC members not from submitting program's faculty||x||x|
|6||RS: Increase/Decrease Course or Core/Elective Total Credit Hours||x||x||x|
|7||RS: Remove course from Core/Elective pool**||x||x||x|
|8||RS: Add course to Core||x||x||x|
|9||RS: Add course to Elective section||x||x|
|10||RS: Sequencing modifications||x||x|
|11||RS: Change Grading Rules (e.g. B- or better)||x||x||x|
|12||New course requiring course fee||x + Course Fee Form||x||x||x|
|13||Increase/Decrease/Remove course fees for existing courses||x + Course Fee Form||x||x (increase)|
|14||New Major/ Reactivate (*Zero Growth)||x||x||x||x||x||x|
|15||New Minor/Certificate/ Reactivate||x||x||x||x||x||x|
|16||New Emphasis/Concentration (*Zero Growth)||x||x||x|
|17||Change Certificate to Minor (vice versa)||x||x||x|
|18||Change Course Info (Title, catalog entry, decrease prerequisites, add corequisite, equivalency, frequency, grading method, change of administrative responsibility, PLO's, CLO's)||x||x (title and catalog description changes)||x|
|20||Change title of programs/concentration/emphasis||x||x||x||x|
|23||Change Modular Curriculum Category||x||x|
|24||Non degree programs that are academic credit bearing||x||x|
*Zero Growth: If you are adding something new, you must remove/deactivate a major/emphasis/track/pathway/course. Refer to Section 2B.
**Exception: Addendums on EZ forms will be accepted to remove deactivated courses that were previously approved on a full proposal as long there are at least four other courses remaining in the elective pool and the required credit hour amount is not affected.
Note: Effective June 1, 2021 - Evidence of data on student learning explaining why this curriculum change is needed using data on student learning outcomes. (Include impacted student learning outcomes for the course/program). Add to the full proposal/EZ form an updated curriculum outcomes matrix.
Timeline for Curriculum Change Proposals
- Submission to AAVP and Curriculum Office from November 1 to March 1.
- Reviewed by University Curriculum Council (UCC) on the third week of January to the end of April.
- Approved proposals will take effect in the fall of that year.
- Submission to AAVP and Curriculum office will be accepted from November 1 to March 1.
- Approved EZ forms effect dates will be fall of that year.
- EZ forms for 390R Special Topics will be accepted throughout the year.
*[New October 15, 2021] For any new topics, the EZ form will need to be reviewed by 2 UCC members that are from different faculties than the submitting program.
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