Senate Review Committees

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (UCC) 

The UCC is responsible for reviewing and approving proposals relating to undergraduate courses numbered 0-499, undergraduate degrees, majors, minors, and certificates excluding PK-12 curricular proposals and General Education Program curricular proposals. The UCC may also initiate curricular proposals relevant to the undergraduate curriculum. 

  • Charge and Membership
  • Meeting Schedules
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Annual Reports

Graduate Committee (GC) 

The GC is responsible for reviewing and approving proposals concerning graduate courses, including those numbered 500 and higher, graduate degrees, graduate certificates, and graduate program curriculum changes. This committee serves as the advisory and policy-making body for all graduate education. The committee develops, reviews, and evaluates programs and policies pertaining to the operation of the College of Graduate Studies. The GC may also initiate curricular proposals relevant to graduate education. 

  • Charge and Membership
  • Meeting Schedules
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Annual Reports

Professional Education Curriculum Committee (PECC) 

The PECC is responsible for coordinating, reviewing, approving, and making recommendations on curricular proposals related to undergraduate and graduate PK-12 education personnel preparation professional education programs, degrees, majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and courses before forwarding them to the Professional Education Executive Board (PEEB). Following approval as noted in the minutes of the PEEB, the PECC will review new professional education programs and forward its recommendations to the UCC or GC respectively, for new programs only. The PECC may also initiate curricular proposals relevant to the General Education Program. 

  • Charge and Membership
  • Meeting Schedules
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Annual Reports

General Education Committee (GEC) 

The GEC is responsible for reviewing and approving course and program proposals related to the general education component of all undergraduate degrees, including the University Program and Competency requirements. This committee serves as the advisory and policy-making body for the General Education Program. The committee develops, reviews, and evaluates programs and policies pertaining to the operation of the General Education Program. The GEC may also initiate curricular proposals relevant to the General Education Program. 

  • Charge and Membership
  • Meeting Schedules
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Annual Reports

Assessment Council (AC) 

The AC is responsible for promoting a positive culture of assessment that requires input from multiple stakeholders, especially faculty and students. Assessment is a collaborative effort that fosters effective student learning, curriculum enhancement, and program development. An assessment plan, approved by the Assessment Council, is required for all new programs except non-stand-alone minors and non-stand-alone certificates before the proposal goes to the Senate Review Committee. New courses to be included in a new program must be approved by the Senate Review Committee prior to the Senate Review Committee approving the new program proposal. The assessment plan can be reviewed and approved while course approvals are pending.
 
  • Student Learning Outcomes Policy
  • Charge and Membership
  • Meeting Schedules
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Annual Reports