Courses & Curricula Charges and Membership


  • To approve or disapprove, after review, proposed additions to, alterations of, and elimination of all courses, curricula, and degree programs submitted by colleges and schools, or referred by the Office of Academic Affairs;

  • to notify the appropriate departments and colleges and the Office of Academic Affairs regarding all decisions reached by the committee and to make recommendations concerning needed clarification, coordination, or study of the implications of proposed changes;

  • to consult, when deemed appropriate, with departments which appear to be affected by proposed changes in courses and curricula; departments may appeal decisions made by the committee; if the appeal is supported by the college curriculum committee, the matter shall be sent directly to the Faculty Senate for final determination and placed on the Agenda of the Faculty Senate for the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Senate; and

  • to conduct on its own initiative continuing studies of courses and curricula, and to make recommendations to departments concerned and to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs concerning changes which appear to be desirable and which appear to require study by specific departments concerned or by special committees appointed for the purpose.


  • Eleven experienced* faculty (no more than two from any college or school);
  • one undergraduate student;
  • chair of the General Education Committee, ex officio.

The Office of the University Registrar will provide administrative assistance at the request of the committee. 

Full list of current membership

*“Experienced” is defined as having had one or more years of active participation on a department, school, or college curriculum committee.