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Undergraduate Curriculum and Standards Committee

The charge of the Undergraduate Curriculum and Standards Committee is to approve, evaluate, and maintain the undergraduate education program for the University. Specifically, the committee is charged with five goals: 1) develop the course submission and assessment guidelines and procedures pertaining to general education requirements; 2) review and approve applications for courses to be designated as general education courses; 3) review departmental assessments of their general education courses; 4) review and approve applications for new and/or interdisciplinary curricular initiatives including, but not limited to, new majors and minors, study abroad opportunities and team taught courses; and 5) review, initiate and/or approve changes to the undergraduate curriculum and academic policies.

Undergraduate Curriculum & Standards Committee Calendar
2019-2020
September 6
Program/GenEd/Curriculum Changes due to UCSC via Curriculog for consideration at 9/20 meeting.
September 20
UCSC Meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room
October 4
Program/GenEd/Curriculum Changes due to UCSC via Curriculog for consideration at 10/25 meeting.
October 25
UCSC Meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room
November 1
Program/GenEd/Curriculum Changes due to UCSC via Curriculog for consideration at 11/15 meeting.
November 15
UCSC Meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room
January 10
Final Deadline for Program/GenEd/Curriculum Changes. Due to UCSC via Curriculog for consideration at 1/24 meeting.
January 24
UCSC meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room
February 21
UCSC Meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room
March 13
UCSC Meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room
April 17
UCSC meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room

Procedures and Forms:

New Major Proposal Procedure and Forms 2019

New Minor Proposal Procedure and Forms 2019

New Options_Tracks_Specializations_Concentrations Procedure and Forms 2019

Academic Initiative Procedure and Forms 2019

Program Elimination Procedure and Forms 2019

General Education Course Alignment Form_1

New Certificate Procedure and Forms (pending approval)