University College Courses and Curricula Committee
The University College Courses and Curricula Committee (UC-CCC) is responsible for reviewing all University College/DASA courses and curricula, and recommending them for approval at the college level.
Office of Undergraduate Courses, Curricula, and Academic Standards
The Office of Undergraduate Courses, Curricula, and Standards (OUCCAS) is a great resource for questions regarding developing or editing undergraduate courses and curricula. This office oversees and facilitates the approval process on campus, and assists the two bodies of faculty governance charged with undergraduate curricula (CUE AND UCCC) with their regular review.
At any point in the process, faculty and staff are welcome to ask for a review of a course or curricular action! The office will be happy to apply historical knowledge of precedent and standards familiarity and expertise to make sure that your action is ready to go.
If you are a new committee member, chair, or developing/editing a course for the first time, OUCCAS also provides training on software and the approval and committee processes semesterly and upon request.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to send materials or set up a time to meet!
University Courses and Curricula Committee
The University Courses and Curricula Committee (UCCC) is a Provost standing committee that looks at the course and curricular actions with a university-wide perspective. As members of a representative academy, the faculty members of UCCC verify that all required items for a course or curriculum update are present, complete, and fit within the university’s mission.
The committee also discusses matters related to undergraduate curriculum and coursework at large, serving as a forum for policy review in conjunction with the Faculty Senate, DASA, and the Provost’s Office.
Council on Undergraduate Education
The Council on Undergraduate Education looks at course actions from a university-wide perspective with a particular eye to the General Education Program requirements. They review the new course or the changes to a course to match its outcomes and means of assessment to the GEP objectives.
The committee also discusses matters related to General Education at large, serving as a forum for policy review in conjunction with the Faculty Senate, DASA, and the Provost’s Office.
The Syllabus Tool is software developed by DELTA (Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications) and helps faculty to answer questions and make decisions regarding their course to populate a syllabus that meets ADA and Syllabus Regulation requirements.
The Syllabus Regulation contains all of the items that must be included in the course syllabus that is handed to students no later than the first class of the term. These include boilerplate information statements, but also space for your course schedule as well as important items about which faculty decide the appropriate setup for their course (such as the policy regarding late or makeup work). Syllabi that move through the course approval process must include all of these items phrased clearly in order to be approved forward.