Last Published 8/30/23
The foundation of an outstanding university is an innovative and thoughtful curriculum developed by faculty who are experts in their fields.
Undergraduate Academic Programs and Office of Graduate Studies work 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.
The information below will help you create and update curriculum. For information about Curriculog, the CSUF curriculum submission system, please go to the Curriculog Training page.
Information on retired courses, general education, course classification, creating syllabi, staffing formulas and more.
Information, forms and templates for programs, including cost analysis and performance reviews (PPRs).
A list of courses that have been and/or about to be retired.
Find Curriculog training materials or make an appointment with a Curriculum Resource Specialist.
Dean's approval complete in Curriculog for Sept. 1 announcement of NCPs, new GE courses.
NCP & New courses Campus Announcement (Fall Cycle) to be included in the next Catalog*
additional deadlines apply regarding questions/challenges: UPS 411.100 & 411.200
Dean's approval complete for New Program Proposals (Fall Cycle)
New Program Proposals Campus Announcement (UPS 410.103)
Dean's approval complete in Curriculog for all Course Changes and Program Changes to be included in the next Catalog*
Dean's approval complete in Curriculog for Feb. 1 announcement of NCPs, new GE courses**
(will not include upcoming catalog)
Catalog editor begins reviewing all curriculum changes for implementation in the next catalog: Course descriptions, programs, etc.
AVP approval for curriculum changes to be included in the next catalog.
CATALOG REVIEW PERIOD FOR NON-CURRICULAR SECTIONS BEGINS
Scheduling Office has processed all course changes to be included in next catalog. All changes must be complete in CMS for next catalog.
NCP& New GE courses Campus Announcement (Spring Cycle)**
(will not be in upcoming catalog); additional deadlines apply regarding questions/challenges: UPS 411.100 & 411.200
Make changes/edits in Acalog: create other updates as needed.
College/Department galley review begins
CATALOG REVIEW PERIOD FOR NON-CURRICULAR SECTIONS ENDS
College/Department Gallery review ends
Dean's approval complete for New Program Proposals (Spring Cycle)
CATALOG GOES LIVE
Dean's approval complete in Curriculog for all Course Changes (Spring Cycle)
*Inclusion in the Catalog is subject to proposal receiving all necessary approvals.
**NCPs and new GE courses that are submitted by Dec. 21 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
2023-24 Curriculm Catalog Deadlines (printable PDF)
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) are defined by the National Center for Education Statistics and may not be changed without explicit permission from the CSU Chancellor’s Office as it has many links to other areas that would be compromised. Contact the Undergraduate Academic Programs office for more information.