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.
September 12, 2017
September 26, 2017
October 10, 2017 (deadline for winter intersession/spring timetable changes)
October 24, 2017
October 31, 2017
November 14, 2017
November 28, 2017- Cancelled
December 12, 2017 (deadline for summer timetable changes)
Janurary 30, 2018
February 13, 2018 (deadline for fall timetable changes)
February 27, 2018
March 27, 2018
April 10, 2018 (deadline for catalog changes)
April 24, 2018 (proposals approved here may not make it into the new catalog)
W. The Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (Revised 2012)
– from Faculty Senate Bylaws
Duties and responsibilities of the committee shall include:
- Determining curricula for students in the various academic programs.
- Receiving proposals for all undergraduate curricular changes from the various academic departments.
- 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.
- 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.
- Coordinating the various curricula through formal consultation with the academic departments.
- Publishing the agenda of regularly scheduled meetings in the university newsletter.
- 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.