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Manual for the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

(Updated 6/1/2012)

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Table of Contents


Introduction

Chapter 1: By-laws regarding Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

1.1 ARTICLE on General Provisions Regarding Council Committees
1.2 ARTICLE on Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Chapter 2: Framework of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

2.1 The Organizational Position of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
2.2 The Responsibilities of Members
2.3 The Responsibilities of Officers
2.4 The Jurisdiction of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
2.5 The Undergraduate Curriculum Committee's Relationship to other Bodies
2.5.1 The Committee on Student-Designed Majors
2.5.2 The Committee on General Education
2.5.3 The Writing Board
2.6 Reporting to the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee by other Bodies

Chapter 3: Procedures of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

3.1 Meetings
3.2 Agenda
3.3 Conduct of Meetings
3.4 Distribution of Materials
3.5 Deleting Courses from the Catalog

Chapter 4: Proposals and their Preparation
4.1 Types of Proposals
4.2 Information about the Preparation of Proposals affecting Programs or Courses
4.3 Proposal for the Revision of Existing Curricular Policy or Curricular Practice or for a New Curricular Policy or Curricular Practice
4.4 Glossary of Terms to be Used

Appendix

I Annual Reports

I-A The Content of Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Annual Reports
I-B The Content of Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Subcommittees Annual Reports

II Report of Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Action to the Vice Presidents for Academic Affairs and to the President

II-A Action Form

III Subcommittees of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

III-A   The Committee on Student-Designed Majors
III-B   The Committee on General Education
III-C   The General Education Honors Program
III-D  The Writing Board
IV The College Honors Program
IV-A The General Education Honors Program
IV-B Policy on General Criteria for Departmental Honors Programs

V Policy on Credit by Proficiency Examination

VI Policies Governing Off-Campus and Special-Format Courses
VI-A Undergraduate Proposal for Off-Campus Course

VII Policy on the Administration of Interdisciplinary Courses

VIII Policy on Limits on the Number of Credits for Undergraduate Majors

IX Policy on Mathematics and Writing Competency Requirements
IX-A Mathematics
IX-B Writing

X Guidelines for Certificate Programs

XI Policy on x50, x60 and x80 Courses

XII Policy on Field Experience, Internship, and Practicum

XIII Policy on Remedial or College Preparatory Courses

XIV Policy on the Renumbering of Courses

XV Policy on Continuing Education Units

XVI Policy on Continuing Education For-Credit Courses

XVII Policy on Definitions of Course Modes of Instruction

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