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University Curriculum Committee

UCC Mission Statement:

The purpose of the curriculum committee is to provide a directional force for planning, developing and implementing new academic programs, for the review, evaluation and disposition of existing undergraduate and graduate programs, and for recommending policies and standards for undergraduate and graduate programs of the university. The curriculum committee’s major objective is the overview of the total curriculum and the delegation of specific issues to the college councils acting as college curriculum committees.


2015 - 2016 Academic Year Meeting Dates


University Curriculum Committee
University Forum
General Education Council
College of Arts and Sciences Council
 College of Education and Human Services Council
College of Business Council
Graduate Council
 Teacher Education Council
 Sept. 1
 Sept. 15
Sept. 22
Aug. 25
 Sept. 14
     
 Sept. 29
 Oct. 20
Oct. 27
Sept. 22
 Oct. 5
Sept. 11
Sept. 18
 Sept. 22
 Nov. 3
 Nov. 17
Nov. 24
Oct. 27
 Nov. 2
Oct. 23
 Oct. 16
 Oct. 27
 Dec. 1
 Jan. 19
Jan. 26
Nov. 24
 Nov. 30
Nov. 13
Nov. 20
 Nov. 24
 Feb. 2
 Feb. 16
Feb. 23
Jan. 26
 Feb. 8
     Jan. 26
 Mar. 1
 Mar. 22
Mar. 24
Feb. 23
 Mar. 14
Feb. 12
Feb. 19
 Feb. 23
 Mar. 29
 Apr. 12
Apr. 19
Mar. 22
 Apr. 4
Mar.18
 Mar. 22
 Apr. 26
 Apr. 28
  Apr. 19
 Apr. 25
Apr. 15
Apr. 15
 Apr. 26


 

Proposal Deadlines

The charts below give an overview of the entire curricular process and the timelines by which proposals must be approved by all constituencies to meet student registration needs.  In essence, the proposal approval process must start approximately one year prior to implementation.  See the UCC Manual or FAQ page for complete details. 

Curricular Changes for Implementation in Summer* and Fall: 

Action Deadline of Previous Academic Year
Department approves final curricular changes and sponsor uploads proposal(s) to UCC website End of October at the latest
Councils approve changes November meeting
UCC reviews proposal(s) December meeting (or final meeting of the semester)
Forum reviews proposal(s) December meeting (or first meeting of the Spring semester)
President acts on proposal(s) February
Changes ready to go to Banner, before scheduling begins March 1st



Curricular Changes for Implementation in Winter* and Spring:

Action Deadline of Previous Academic Year
Department approves final curricular changes and sponsor uploads proposal(s) to UCC website End of March at the latest
Councils approve changes April meeting
UCC reviews proposal(s) May meeting (or final meeting of the semester)
Forum reviews proposal(s) May meeting (or final meeting of the semester)
President acts on proposal(s) June
Changes ready to go to Banner, before scheduling begins September 1st


*Note: Existing courses that are being proposed for Distance Education delivery mode are expedited and will be considered by UCC within 30 days of being posted to the UCC website (after which they are presented as information items to Forum and the President). These should be submitted as early as possible in order to gain approval before scheduling begins. For the Winter Term, expedited DE proposals must be complete and on the late September UCC agenda. For the Summer Term, expedited DE proposals must be complete and on the February UCC agenda.

 

Contact Us

University Curriculum Committee
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257

Chair - Billy Henson
477-1608
bwhenson@ship.edu


Secretary - Matthew Cella
477-1546
mjcella@ship.edu