College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Welcome to the CLASS Curriculum Committee's official webpage.
It includes links to all official documents pertaining to
CLASS's curricular design and revision.
David Gugin (Engilish and Applied Linguistics), Chair
Michael Clement (Humanities), Member
Mary Cruz (Social and Behavioral Sciences), Member
Velma Yamashita (Communication and Fine Arts), Member
Troy McVey (Associate Dean), Liaison
The CLASS Curriculum Committee will meet in the Dean's Conference Room (3rd Floor of HSS Building) from 11:00 am to 11:50 am on the following second and fourth Fridays of every month, unless there is no business pending.
Complete this form when proposing a new course (meaning a course not
currently part of CLASS's curriculum) or when updating the Course Outline
of an existing course. Please document all revisions, changes, and updates
to existing Course Outlines on the Course Revision Form.
Course Revision Form
Complete this form when updating an existing Course Outline. When
documenting a small number of revisions (for example, if only the Catalog
Description and the Course Prerequisite change), please document each
change in the "From/To" format displayed on the Sample Course Revision
Form. When documenting extensive revisions, please: 1) Attach the original
(or most recent) Course Outline form, 2) State "See original Course Outline
Form" in the "From" section, and 3) State "See new Course Outline Form"
in the "To" section. NOTE: Make certain to complete Section 6, "Reason(s)
for Proposed Change(s)," by including a short justification for each change
no matter how few or how extensive the course's revisions are.
Sample Course Revision Form
This completed form provides an example of how to correctly complete the
Course Revision Form.
Academic Policies and Regulations Form
Complete this form when adding or altering policies for and/or regulations
to any CLASS academic program.
Course Removal Request Form
Complete this form when deleting an existing course from CLASS's
New Course Request Form
Complete this form when adding a new course to CLASS's curriculum.
Program Approval Request Form
Complete this form when adding a new undergraduate or graduate program
to CLASS's curriculum.
Program Change Form Complete this form when requesting changes to any CLASS program. Such
changes might include revisions to major requirements, revisions to minor
requirements, adding or removing classes from core-course requirements,
and adding or removing courses from elective requirements.
Complete this form when adding a course that will be primarily delivered
through technological means, that will be held off campus, or that will
become a distance-education course.
when adding a course that will be primarily delivered through technological
means, that will be held off campus, or that will become a distance-education
course. Most of the content must be identical to the traditional face to face
course outline, with the exception of the questions dealing with course
POLICIES AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Submission Deadline: Individuals and divisions wishing to submit documents for the Committee's consideration must do so at least one week in advance of scheduled meetings, (i.e., the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month).
Submission Procedures: The Curriculum Committee asks that 2 copies of every document for its consideration be submitted: a signed paper copy and an electronic copy (in .doc format).
1) Signed Paper Copies: Please send signed paper copies of all documents to the office of Acting Associate Dean Troy McVey on the HSS Building's third floor. Please make certain that all appropriate signatures appear in blue ink.
2) Electronic Copies: Please email the electronic Microsoft Word file (.doc file) for each document to the Associate Dean at email@example.com. These files must be in .doc format, not .docx format, so Microsoft Word 2007 users should save all files with the 1997-2003 format option in Word 2007's Word program. Word 2007 files (.docx files) cannot be easily opened or read.