Approved by Curriculum Committee
Preamble: Effective fall quarter, 1993, the University Undergraduate Curriculum and Academic Policy Committee (UUCAPC) is responsible for the approval of changes in undergraduate programs. This responsibility has been recommended by and given to UUCAPC with the understanding that academic units continue to have primary responsibility for programs. However, changes in programs often have significant resource implications, sometimes for other academic units, and the following process is intended to facilitate appropriate levels of communication of changes and consideration of the implications of changes. Also, programs should meet general university guidelines, for example as indicated in the document "Guidelines for Preparing Undergraduate Programs." It is intended therefore that UUCAPC maintain a macroscopic perspective when considering proposals for changes in program requirements.
Changes in programs to be submitted for approval include changes in
admission requirements and changes in graduation requirements. Changes
in graduation requirements include changes in the program of courses as
would typically be listed in the undergraduate catalog, namely, the specific
listing of course requirements and options and corresponding numbers of
The Process for Requesting Changes in Programs
The following process is to be followed for requests for changes in undergraduate programs, including admission and graduation requirements, effective fall 1993.
· Requests to amend admission or graduation requirements should be submitted by the appropriate dean to both the chair of UUCAPC and to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Guidelines for Preparing Undergraduate Programs
Guidelines for Preparing Major Programs
Guidelines for Preparing Minor Programs
Guidelines for Preparing Certificate