Curriculum Committee

Instructions for Submissions to the Curriculum Committee -- 2016-2017

1. Before Submitting a Proposal, review:

Calendar  -  For submission deadlines and meeting dates (Deadlines may be adjusted based on the academic calendar.)

Curriculum Handbook  -  This is your main guide to understanding and preparing curriculum


2. Use CurricUNET's Curriculum Module to draft your proposal:

CurricUNET Curriculum User Manual Support Page  -  For step-by-step instructions, screenshots, and video tutorials

Originator Task Guide  -  Handout/cheat sheet for processing curriculum through CurricUNET

*  Technical Review Avoiding Common Errors (TRACE) checklists  -  USE these to guide you through the outline content requirements.

Course Outline of Record Checklist (PDF version | DOC version  | DOCX version)

Program Checklist (PDF version | DOC version | DOCX version)

Distance Education Addendum DEA Checklist. (See DEA Subcommittee for more information.)

Hours and Units Calculations Quickguide  -  for checking hours and units

For questions on the software, request help through the  CurricUNET Support Request form.

3. Launch your proposal in CurricUNET:

Step-by-step instructions are available to launch your proposal, or watch the video tutorials on the support page.


4. Guide your proposal through the workflow:

You are not done yet! Your active participation in ensuring that your proposal moves through the reviews and approvals process in a timely manner is usually necessary.

Help move your proposal through by checking the status in CurricUNET, by carefully and thoroughly responding to all communications about your proposal, and by bringing it to the attention of those who need to sign off on it.

The Approvals and Worfklow section of the User Manual outlines the variety of steps that occur after a proposal is launched.


5. Timely completion of stipulations (after the Curriculum Committee meeting):

If your proposal is reviewed by the Curriculum Committee during a meeting and stipulations (changes) are requested,

Stipulations are available in CurricUNET after the meeting,

Changes must be made and resubmitted within CurricUNET within a short time period, see the Calendar for deadlines,

Proposals approved with stipulations that are not resubmitted correctly in a timely manner may be moved back to the department chair to start over again


For questions about the curriculum approval process, deadlines, and standards, contact the curriculum committee chair:

For questions on the software, request help through the CurricUNET Support Request form

Look to the  archives for previous years' materials.