Laying the foundation for success!

The foundation of an outstanding university is an innovative and thoughtful curriculum developed by faculty who are experts in their fields. Undergraduate Studies works with the faculty to develop and refine courses and academic programs that will ensure that our students succeed not only in the classroom, but also in their professional careers.

 

IMPORTANT DATES/deadlines

CURRICULUM APPROVAL

  • June 30
    AP Director's Review for all NCPs, new GE courses for June 1 announcement
  • July 1
    Dean's approval complete in Curriculog for Sep. 1 announcement of NCPs, new GE courses**
  • September 1
    NCP, new GE course announcement for courses approved with Dean approval by June 1**
  • December 22
    Dean's approval complete in Curriculog of all curriculum and program changes to be included in next catalog*

CATALOG PRODUCTION

  • January 19
    Catalog Editor begins reviewing all curriculum changes for the next catalog: course descriptions, programs, etc.
  • February 1
    Make changes/edits in Acalog publisher; create other updates as needed. All changes must be complete in CMS for next catalog (scheduling office)
  • February 15
    Prepare galleys for 72 departments and colleges
  • March 1
    Galleys to colleges for distribution to departments.
  • March 23
    Galleys due back
  • April 2
    CATALOG GOES LIVE
*Inclusion in the catalog is subject to proposal receiving all necessary approvals.

**NCPs and new GE courses that are submitted by Dec. 22 and announced on Feb. 1 will not appear in the upcoming Fall catalog and may not be available for scheduling in CMS until the Spring semester following approval.