Curriculum Approvals and Processes

Change in Minor/ New Minor

Types of Curricular change and Notes:

  • New minor or modified minor - change in credits, name or required courses
  • Requirements cannot be added to an active catalog because it would violate students' catalog rights.


Estimated Time for Approval (from beginning of process to final approval):

  • 1 - 1.5 semesters if no revisions are requested by an approval body
  • 1.5 - 2 semesters if revisions are requested by an approval body
Approval Body Timelines/Deadlines to notify the Office of the University Registrar of the approval from the final approval body
  1. Department/School where program is housed
  2. College Curriculum Committee where program is housed
  3. Dean's Office
  4. College Faculty
  5. University Curriculum Committee (UCC)
  6. UCC recommendation sent to Steering Committee
  7. Steering Committee may ask UCC to present to Senate
  8. UCC may present to Senate
March 1 for following Fall and Spring semesters.