Curriculum Committee

Committee Chair - Nancy Hollins
Committee Secretary - Erin McCarthy
Liaison to Arts and Sciences - Christopher Riddle
Faculty Member at Large Jessica Thomas
Liaison to Business and Justice Studies - Shanna VanSlyke
Liaison to Health Professions and Education - Aaron Mallace
Librarian Herbert LaGoy

Ex-Officio: Craig Dewan, Registrar

Curriculum Committee meets every Monday during the semester from 2:30 - 4:00 pm.

New Program Development
The process for developing and approving a new major or program is outlined in the Curriculum Development Process web site.

Programs Under Development

Information about programs under development can be found on the programs under development web page.

Curriculum Committee Sourcebook
The curriculum committee sourcebook contains the policies and procedures for revising the Utica College Curriculum.
Curriculum Committee Sourcebook

Curriculum Approval Process

In May 2013 the Faculty Senate approved a curriculum approval process for class III changes (new programs) and for significant changes to existing programs. There is also a matrix of what is required for different kinds of curricular changes.

Curriculum Change Forms

Course Forms

Add a Course

Add an Experimental Course
Add a Selected Topics Course Number
Delete a Course
Revise a Course
Offer an Existing Course Online
     Checklist for an Online Course

Program Forms
Add a Major/Program
The process for developing and approving a new major or program is outlined in the Curriculum Development Process web site.

Add a Minor

Revise a Program
Delete a Program
 
What Should Be In A Syllabus?
Form for Suggesting a new Library Resource (book, database, journal, other)

Forms to Propose a Course for the Core Curriculum

Goal 1: Writing
Goal 2: Oral Communication
Goal 3: Foreign Language
Goal 4: Quantitative Reasoning
Goal 5: Computer Use
Goal 6: Literary and Fine, Visual, or Performing Arts
Goal 7: Critical Perspectives
Goal 8: Scientific Reasoning
Goal 9: History and Heritage; the Individual, Culture, and Society; and Social Institutions and Processes
Goal 10 - Diversity

Liberal Arts and Sciences Courses

The list of approved Liberal Arts courses changes frequently. For the most up-to-date information go to Banner web at https://bannerweb.utica.edu; select the course catalog; select the current term; select all courses by clicking on the first subject entry, scrolling down and shift clicking on the last subject entry; and then filter by course attribute "Liberal Arts."

New York State has issued an official definition of a liberal arts course which can be found here:
New York State Education Department Definition

On-Line Courses

The list of courses approved to be offered on-line changes frequently. For the most up-to-date information go to Banner web at https://bannerweb.utica.edu; select the course catalog; select the current term; select all courses by clicking on the first subject entry, scrolling down and shift clicking on the last subject entry; and then filter by course attribute "Distance Learning."

Utica College Best Practices for On-Line Education
Best Practices Summary Document (PDF 1 page)

Writing Intensive Courses

The list of approved writing intensive courses changes frequently. For the most up-to-date information go to Banner web at https://bannerweb.utica.edu; select the class schedule; select the current term; select all courses by clicking on the first subject entry, scrolling down and shift clicking on the last subject entry; and then filter by course attribute "Writing Intensive."

Writing Intensive Guidelines (Informational PDF Document)
Form for applying for a new writing-intensive designation (MS Word Document/Application)
Form for renewing a writing-intensive designation (MS Word Document/Application)