Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (UCC)

The Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (UCC) is a standing faculty committee that meets at 3:30pm in 325 Graff Main Hall every second, fourth, and fifth Tuesdays of the month for the Fall and Spring semesters (not including the first week of the semester, spring break, or finals week). This committee is responsible for reviewing and approving changes to the undergraduate curriculum.

The curriculum policies that affect UCC business are located on the Curriculum Change Process & Policies page. Links to the Course and Program forms and specific directions on how to complete them are on the CIM Help - Courses and CIM Help - Programs page.

UCC Documents

UCC Agendas 2018-2019 expanding section

2018-2019

September 11, 2018
September 25, 2018
October 9, 2018 (deadline for winter intersession/spring timetable changes)
October 23, 2018
October 30, 2018
November 13, 2018
November 27, 2018
December 11, 2018 (deadline for summer timetable changes)

February 12, 2019 (deadline for fall timetable changes)
February 26, 2019
March 12, 2019
March 26, 2019
April 9, 2019 (deadline for catalog changes)
April 23, 2019 (proposals approved here may not make it into the new catalog)
April 30, 2019  (proposals approved here may not make it into the new catalog)

UCC Minutes (current & previous year) expanding section

2018-2019 Minutes

UCC 9.11.2018
UCC 9.25.2018
UCC 10.9.2018
UCC 10.23.2018
UCC 10.30.2018
UCC 11.13.2018
UCC 11.27.2018
UCC 12.11.2018

UCC 2.12.2019
UCC 2.26.2019
UCC 3.12.2019
UCC 3.26.2019
UCC 4.9.2019
UCC 4.23.2019
UCC 4.30.2019

UCC Bylaws expanding section

W. The Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (Revised 2012)
– from Faculty Senate Bylaws

Duties and responsibilities of the committee shall include:

  1. Determining curricula for students in the various academic programs.
  2. Receiving proposals for all undergraduate curricular changes from the various academic departments.
  3. Informing department chairpersons/program directors, in writing, of proposals being considered thus providing adequate opportunity for departments/programs to be heard prior to committee and senate action on such proposals.
  4. Evaluating curriculum proposals by a hierarchical set of criteria, taking into consideration the needs of students and of society, the mission of the university, the necessity for quality programs, and the ability of the department and college to meet the resource needs of the proposal.
  5. Coordinating the various curricula through formal consultation with the academic departments.
  6. Publishing the agenda of regularly scheduled meetings in the university newsletter.
  7. Authorizing substitutions or waivers for individual students in academic programs other than the General Education Program.

Membership of the committee shall consist of nine faculty members and three students. The faculty membership shall include at least three representatives from each of the College of Liberal Studies and the College of Science and Health and at least one representative from the College of Business Administration.  The Committee on Faculty Committees shall rotate representation with respect to departments and schools, and so far as possible shall provide alternates for each appointed member. The provost/vice chancellor, registrar, director of the library and academic deans shall serve as administrative consultants to the committee. The committee shall elect its chair.