Mississippi University for Women


Undergraduate Curriculum Council

The next meeting
will be

September 5, 2014
Proposals are due to VPAA
by August 27, 2014.

The UCC meets on the first Friday of every month during the fall and spring semester at 1:30 pm in the Welty Boardroom in Welty Hall.

Proposals should be submitted to the VPAA's office 10 days prior to a scheduled meeting.

Governing Policy:

Proposal Procedure:

1. Print off the proposal form(s) needed and fill in the details.

New Course Form
Modify Course
Modify Curriculum
Create a Certificate Program
Inactivate/Reactivate Existing Course
Delete Existing Course

2. Have the proposal approved by the accepted body in your college/institute (e.g.,
college curriculum committee, discipline committee).

3. Have the proposal approved by your dean. He/she then should write a
letter supporting the proposal and indicating that it went through the accepted
channels of your college/institute.

4. You or the dean should send the original proposal(s) and letter
plus fifteen (15) copies of the proposal(s) and letter to Academic Affairs at least ten (10) days prior to the next regularly-scheduled UCC meeting.

5. You should plan to attend the UCC meeting to explain your proposal(s) and
answer any questions.

6. You and your dean will be notified within seven (7) days of UCC action on your proposal(s).

a. If passed, the UCC will deliver the proposal(s) to the Chief Academic Officer, who will recommend approval or disapproval to the University President.
b. If rejected, the UCC will provide written rationale.
c. If tabled, the UCC will provide written rationale and encourage you to
submit again after the specified changes are made.

EXCEPTIONS--A proposal to create/delete an entire academic program/curriculum
should be made to the IHL Board (IHL Policy 501.02-04) and is not UCC
responsibility. A proposal that adds to, subtracts from or otherwise alters the
core curriculum should be submitted to the Core Curriculum Council (PS 3540)
either separate from, or in addition to, submission to UCC (as circumstances