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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
2017-2018
September 8
Program/GenEd/Curriculum Changes due to UCSC via Curriculog for consideration at 9/22 meeting.
September 22
UCSC Meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room
October 6
Program/GenEd/Curriculum Changes due to UCSC via Curriculog for consideration at 10/27 meeting.
October 27
UCSC Meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room
November 3
Program/GenEd/Curriculum Changes due to UCSC via Curriculog for consideration at 11/17 meeting.
November 17
UCSC Meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room
January 12
Final Deadline for Program/GenEd/Curriculum Changes. Due to UCSC via Curriculog for consideration at 1/26 meeting.
January 26
UCSC meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room
February 23
UCSC Meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room
March 23
UCSC Meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room
April 20
UCSC meeting (2:00-4:00) Merrill Room

Procedure and Forms:

Add Option, Track, Specialization, or Concentration (OTSC) to an Existing Program Proposal

General Education Course AAC&U Essential Learning Outcomes Alignment Form

New Academic Initiative

New Major Proposal

New Minor Proposal

Program Elimination