Cover Sheet for UCC Proposals
Below is the link to the UCC cover sheet.
- Please print both sides of the cover sheets.
- Please make sure all the correct boxes are checked before you submit your proposal.
UCC Proposal Cover Sheet Revised 2020 (fill-able form)
Please download the form; SAVE it as a PDF and then PRINT for a paper copy.
Instructions for Completing the Curriculum Proposal Cover Sheet
(from the back of the Cover Sheet)
|Title or Name||
If the proposal is for new course, policy, or program, this is the name it is to be called. If the proposal is for a change in name, use the new name.If the proposal is for a change to an existing course, policy, or program, use the current name.
This is the person to be contacted if any of the approving bodies have any questions.
|Table 1: Action Items||Check as many boxes as are appropriate for the proposal.|
|Table 2: Approval Sequence||
This list is an abbreviated version of the “Routing Procedures” for curriculum proposals, as fully detailed in the UCC’s Bylaws.
Selected Topics courses and One-Time Only courses are sent directly to UCC after approval at the department level.If this proposal impacts other courses/programs, then consult with other departments prior to submission of the proposal to your College Curriculum Committee. Course with more than one prefix must be approved by all involved colleges.
|Table 3: Documents||
The 3rd column of Table 1, list supporting documents required for a proposal. If these documents are missing, the proposal may be tabled. Three of the categories require a short explanation:
#3 Summary of request: A statement that provides specific details to justify the proposal beyond the information on the cover sheet. For example, if the proposal is for a change in course title, then the summary of request would include both the old and new titles.
# 8 Assessment Memo: a) List the data that informed the decision-making for the proposal; b) Include a copy of the program-level curriculum map highlighting where the course fits; c) Explain how the course fits into the program’s assessment plan.
#10 If the proposal impacts other courses/programs, then consult with affected department and attach e- mail communication prior to submission of the proposal to your College Curriculum Committee. Courses with more than one prefix must be approved by all involved colleges.
|Table 4: Effective Date||
Check the appropriate box, and fill in the year.
In order to guarantee that a course proposal is included on the Spring schedule the President must approve the proposal by October 1. In order to guarantee a course proposal is included on the Fall schedule, the President must approve the proposal by March 1.New programs and program versions are effective the corresponding semester of the following academic year after they have been passed by the UCC. The UCC reserves the right to grant exceptions in unique circumstances.