Course Proposal Process
Proposals for new courses, changes to existing courses and reactivating courses, will only be processed in Academic Affairs when received with collegiate signature or by e-mail from the Dean or Associate Dean.
The course proposal form should be used to propose a new course, make two or more changes to an existing course, or add a new title to an existing special topics course. If only one change to a current course is requested, or to request a previously approved special topics title to be taught again, a memo from the department head to the Dean or Associate Dean requesting the change may be forwarded on to Nancy Burley for Academic Affairs approval. The memo will be directed to the appropriate Associate Vice Chancellor based upon the course number. Please note, a department wishing to offer a special topics title more than twice must submit a course proposal through the regular approval process to convert the title to a regular course.
Always start with the course proposal form linked to this page; do not use any earlier version stored on an office computer. It is suggested to complete the required items, save the file, and forward it on to the appropriate person for approval.
Additional information regarding correct course numbering, course equivalencies, and delivery format can be found in the following links.
Course Proposals and Change Due Dates
The following dates were chosen so the course schedule for the next semester is finalized prior to the registration period for that semester.
Spring semester - changes due by October 1st
Summer term - changes due by December 1st
Fall semester - changes due by December 1st
Graduate course addendum for 8xxx-level course
Inactivate or Reactivate a Course
To inactivate or reactivate a course, a request must be received from a Dean or Associate Dean to Academic Affairs (Nancy Burley), with subject, number, and title of the course, along with effective term.
Please check with your department and college to confirm your collegiate and department approval process.