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Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Timeline for Core Course Proposal Approval Process

Steps in Process


Proposal Portal Opens *

Feb. 1

Proposal Portal Closes *

April 1 midnight

Core Curriculum Committee reviews proposals. Forwards recommendations to University Curriculum Committee


University Curriculum Committee reviews proposals.


University Curriculum Committee makes recommendations to Faculty Senate.

No later than September 1

Faculty Senate makes recommendations to Provost and President.

Before Oct. 16, 2019

Approved courses submitted to the THECB for final approval.


Final Approval


Approval Routing Process

* Proposal will be routed for approval as follows:

  1. Proposal creator submits proposal.
  2. Department Chair reviews and approves proposal or returns for revision.
  3. Associate Dean reviews and approves proposal or returns for revision.

Note: All internal college approvals must be completed prior to midnight, April 1.
Late submissions will not be reviewed.