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 2
    Dean's approval complete in Curriculog for Sep. 4 announcement of NCPs, new GE courses**
  • July 31
    AP Director's approval due fo all NCPs, new GE courses for Sept. 4 announcement
  • September 4
    NCP & New GE courses Campus Announcement (Fall Cycle)
  • November 5
    New Program Proposals submitted to the Office of Academic Programs
  • November 13
    New Program Proposals Campus Announcement
  • December 21
    Dean's approval complete in Curriculog of all Curriculum and Program Changes to be included in next catalog*

    Dean's approval complete in Curriculog for Feb. 1 announcment of NCPs**
  • January 14
    AP Director's apprival for all NCPs, new GE courses for Feb. 1 announcement
  • January 16
    AP Director’s approval for all curriculum changes to be included in the next catalog
  • January 31
    All curriculum changes to e included in the next catalog are completed
  • February 1
    NCP & New GE courses Campus Announcement (Spring Cycle)
  • April 2
    New Program Proposals submitted to the Office of Academic Programs
  • April 8
    New Program Prposals campus announcement

CATALOG PRODUCTION

  • January 2
    Catalog Editor begins reviewing all curriculum changes for implementation in the next catalog: course descriptions, programs, etc.
  • January 18
    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 
  • February 14
    Prepare galleys for 72 departments and colleges
  • March 1
    Galleys to colleges for distribution to departments.
  • March 25
    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. 21 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.