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Proposing Revisions and Additions to Undergraduate Curriculum

Course Change Process

To request course changes, additions, and deletions in the College of Arts and Science, a faculty member must submit the Proposed Additions and Revisions to Curriculum (PARC) Form, which will be authorized in that system by the department chair or program director. Once the form is submitted, the Curriculum Committee then considers the request. The Curriculum Committee must review all courses to be listed in the Undergraduate Catalog and the online schedule (YES).

To ensure timely review of new courses, all course proposals must be authorized by the department chair or program director of the course subject area by the posted deadlines

The Curriculum Committee ensures that all course descriptions comply with the required format for the Undergraduate Catalog. When writing a course description, please refer to the "Requirements for Titles and Descriptions of Courses." 

AXLE Implementation Committee

Proposed changes to AXLE requirements, including the change of an AXLE code or the conversion of an existing course to a Writing course, should be sent by email from the departmental chair or program director to the chair of the AXLE Implementation Committee. Please include a rationale for the request and a syllabus.

However, if a proposed change to an existing course submitted through the PARC Form needs to be reviewed by the AXLE Implementation Committee, the A&S Office of Undergraduate Education will forward the materials related to that request to the committee.

2020-2021 Submission deadlines
For courses offered  Deadline to submit Submit to
Spring 2021 (newly-hired faculty) August 1, 2020 Curriculum Committee
Maymester 2021 October 1, 2020 Curriculum Committee
Summer 2021 November 15, 2020 Curriculum Committee
Fall 2021 January 15, 2021 Curriculum Committee
Spring 2022 February 15, 2021 Curriculum Committee