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Curriculum Changes

Levels of Approval Needed

Curriculum At-A-Glance

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# Type of Change UCC - Full EZ Form Needs Syllabus DC PC Board Report to WSCUC
1 New Course (*Zero Growth) x x -
2 Change Course Number x -
3 Make active course inactive x
4 Make inactive course active x
5 390R Special Topics/Sections x x
6 RS: Increase/Decrease Course or Core/Elective Total Credit Hours x -
7 RS: Remove course from Core/Elective pool** x x
8 RS: Add course to Core x x
9 RS: Add course to Elective section x
10 RS: Sequencing modifications x
11 RS: Change Grading Rules (e.g. B- or better) x x
12 New course requiring course fee x + Course Fee Form x x
13 Increase/Decrease/Remove course fees for existing courses x + Course Fee Form x (increase)
14 4 New Major/ Reactivate (*Zero Growth) x x x x x
15 New Minor/Certificate/ Reactivate x x
16 New Emphasis/Track/Pathway (*Zero Growth) x x
17 Change Certificate to Minor (vice versa) x x
18 Change Course Info (Title, catalog entry, decrease prerequisites, add corequisite, equivalency, frequency, grading method) x
19 Increase prerequisites x x
20 Change title of programs x x x
21 Deactivate Major x x x x
22 Deactivate Minor/Certificate x x
23 Change Modular Curriculum Category x x

Revised 4-20-20

*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 4 other courses remaining in the elective pool and the required credit hour amount is not affected.

Timeline for Curriculum Change Proposals

Full Proposals

  1. Submission to AAVP and Curriculum Office from November 1 to March 1.
  2. Reviewed by University Curriculum Council on the third week of January to first week in April.
  3. Approved proposals will take effect in the fall of that year.

EZ Form

  1. Submission to AAVP and Curriculum Office will be accepted throughout the year.
  2. Approved EZ forms effect dates will depend on when the form is received or if the form is received.

The curriculum timeline has been updated for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. Please click on the second attachment below for the updated timeline.

Thank you for your efforts to look ahead. If you have any questions about what deadlines you should be working towards, please contact Rose Ram at


Changes to Curriculum proposal process

Student WD timeline

Curriculum Change Proposals Database

UCC Version

New Version

This database begins with the proposals from 2009 and continues to the present.

If you need to find a proposal that is not listed here or if you have a question or problem, feel free to email Rose Ram at