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NEW COURSE PROPOSAL
(Approved by College Curriculum Committee, 3/31/98)
(Revised by Graduate Council, 10/03/08)
FACULTY:
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Education
Fine and Performing Arts
Business
Science & Engineering
Honors Program
DEPARTMENT:
Course Number
Course Name
For General Education Requirements (If yes, then select one category):
Yes
No
Category:
MOWS
ENGL
ANSK
MATH
FLNG
DIVR
PHBS
SSMS
USST
WEST
AALA
ASXP/PERF
Please check here to indicate that you have consulted with Library Collections Developer
(Consultation can be done by phone, fax, and/or E-mail. This sheet is checked by proposer, not librarian.)
Recommended by Department Chair: __________________________ Date ______________
Reviewed and Approved by Faculty Review Committee:
Chair of Committee: ________________________________________ Date ______________
Recommended by Dean: ______________________________________ Date _____________
Undergraduate Courses:
Reviewed and Approved by College Curriculum Committee:
Chair, College Curriculum Committee: _________________________ Date _____________
Graduate Courses:
Reviewed and Approved by Graduate Council:
Dean of the Graduate School: _________________________________ Date _____________
APPROVED BY PROVOST/VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS:
(all courses)
Provost/Vice President: ______________________________________ Date _____________
ENTERED IN COURSE MASTER FILE:
(Recorder; Graduate School) _________________________________ Date _____________
(over)
NEW COURSE PROPOSAL
(Approved by College Curriculum Committee, 3/31/98)
(Revised by Graduate Council, 10/03/08)
FACULTY:
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Education
Fine and Performing Arts
Business
Science & Engineering
Honors Program
DEPARTMENT:
Course Number
Course Name
For General Education Requirements (If yes, then select one category):
Yes
No
Category:
MOWS
ENGL
ANSK
MATH
FLNG
DIVR
PHBS
SSMS
USST
WEST
AALA
ASXP/PERF
Please check here to indicate that you have consulted with Library Collections Developer
(Consultation can be done by phone, fax, and/or E-mail. This sheet is checked by proposer, not librarian.)
Recommended by Department Chair: __________________________ Date ______________
Reviewed and Approved by Faculty Review Committee:
Chair of Committee: ________________________________________ Date ______________
Recommended by Dean: ______________________________________ Date _____________
Undergraduate Courses:
Reviewed and Approved by College Curriculum Committee:
Chair, College Curriculum Committee: _________________________ Date _____________
Graduate Courses:
Reviewed and Approved by Graduate Council:
Dean of the Graduate School: _________________________________ Date _____________
APPROVED BY PROVOST/VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS:
(all courses)
Provost/Vice President: ______________________________________ Date _____________
ENTERED IN COURSE MASTER FILE:
(Recorder; Graduate School) _________________________________ Date _____________
(over)
College Curriculum Committee
Course Proposal Review Checklist
The proposal has a cover sheet that has been signed and approved by the appropriate
governing bodies.
The proposal addresses all the sections of the course proposal form.
There is an attached sample syllabus which includes:
o Sample textbooks or materials used
o Course goals
o Course overview
o Methods of evaluation and grading
Criteria for Evaluation of Course Proposals
1. There are no interdepartmental conflicts involved in the course.
2. There are adequate faculty and library resources available to support the course.
3. Course texts and materials are appropriate and current.
4. Course goals are comprehensive and make sense. They are logically organized and include
goals in at least two areas: content and skills. The course design reflects higher levels of
cognition, including analytic and critical thinking.
5. Assignments are consistent with the expressed teaching methods included in the overview.
6. Methods of evaluation and grading are clear. Evaluation methods and criteria reflect the
course goals.
7. Bibliography of books and materials used to develop the course is attached.
Course Proposal
1. Type of Action Required (New Course, Course Change, etc.)
2. Title of Course and Number Level
3. Draft of Catalogue Description
4. Prerequisite(s): Recommended or Required? (Please Justify)
5. Semester Credit Hours
6. Frequency of Course Offerings and Explanation
7. Circle Appropriate Designation
a. Arts & Humanities
b. Natural Science & Mathematics
c. Social Science
d. None
8. Elective or Required Course? (Include a statement describing how the course fits into the
overall program for which it is intended.)
9. Instruction
a. Type of instruction
b. On-campus and/or off-campus
c. Length of Class Periods; Number and Type(s) of Meetings per week
d. Facilities (materials, equipment, space, etc.)
e. Library use
f. Class size (please justify)
10. Objectives and Content
a. Course Objectives (please specify)
b. Syllabus
c. Please specify relation to and/or support of:
i. Existing or Planned Departmental Programs (Is the course elective or
required?)
ii. Extra-departmental, Existing, or Planned Programs and Courses
iii. Estimated Demand
11. Staff Presently Available and Their Qualifications
12. Evaluation: (Please provide evidence which would reflect both the quality of the course
and/or the student interest in having if become part of the regular curriculum.)
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