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Submit a Proposal

Deadlines for Summer 2018 (2187) Courses
- Modified Courses | The deadline has past.
- New Courses | Last EPCC Meeting for submission: Thursday, March 29 (1:30pm; 1149). Materials due by March 22. Paperwork must be submitted to the Office of Student Affairs, then to the Registrar ASAP.

Deadlines for Fall 2018 (2191) Courses
- Modified Courses | Last EPCC Meeting for submission: Thursday, March 1 (1:30pm; 1149). Materials due by February 22. Paperwork due to Office of Student Affairs then to the Registrar by March 20.
- New Courses | Last EPCC Meeting for submission: August (date to be determined). Paperwork due to Office of Student Affairs then to the Registrar by August 17.

Steps for submitting a new or modified program or course

About EPCC Review
The committee reviews all new courses, major and minor revisions to courses, new degree programs, and major revisions to programs, as well as policies. Faculty needing to obtain EPCC approval for a course, program, or policy must complete the appropriate forms and submit them in time for the next committee meeting. 

Steps

- Review upcoming EPCC meeting dates to select meeting(s) for review | view submission deadlines
- Complete all of the required forms (see below) 
- Contact Robin Leaf (EPCC staff liaison) with any questions prior to submission
- Submit completed forms and any other required attachments to Patricia Documet (EPCC chair) and Robin Leaf (EPCC staff liaison) at minimum of one week before the next EPCC meeting.
- Robin Leaf will contact faculty submitting forms if any questions or concerns arise.
- Robin will schedule faculty presentation to EPCC at upcoming meeting. 

Required Documents

New Academic Program | Access forms

- Signed hard copy of the Checklist for Academic Planning Proposal (if approved this document will be returned with the EPCC signatures)
- Academic program proposal (see New Academic Program Review Process for details)
- Cover letter (see New Academic Program Review Process for details)

Revised Academic Program | Access forms

- If the program will be substantially revised a signed hard copy of the Checklist for Academic Planning Proposal (if approved this document will be returned with the EPCC signatures)
- If the program will be substantially revised a completed Academic program proposal (see New Academic Program Review Process for details)

New Course | Access forms 

- Completed New Course/Course Change Request form with Syllabus Checklist (please ensure that the syllabus checklist of pages 5 & 6 is completed)
- Complete syllabus Ensure that submission of course modification is within Registrar Office deadlines (see above).
- Ensure that submission of course modification is within Registrar Office deadlines (see above). 

Revised Course - Major Revisions | Access forms

- Completed New Course/Course Change Request form with Syllabus Checklist (please ensure that the syllabus checklist of pages 5 & 6 is completed)
- Complete syllabus 
- Ensure that submission of course modification is within Registrar Office deadlines (see above).

Revised Course - Minor Revisions | Send memo to Chair and copy to staff liaison

- Minor revisions include: revisions to clarify course titles and/ or course descriptions, changes to the number of maximum or minimum students in the course, or cross-listing the course with another school. Note: should the committee feel that the changes are significant enough to warrant a review of the course syllabus and/or meet with the course instructor(s), the course instructor(s) will be contacted to attend the next EPCC meeting to present the modification proposal.
- Send memo to EPCC Chair and copy to EPCC staff liaison | The memo should include: why the revision is taking place (rationale), when the requested change will take place, and include any current information on the class that is pertinent (i.e. copy of the current title or course description if that is what is being changed).
- Complete syllabus
- Ensure that submission of course modification is within Registrar Office deadlines.   

Contact
Contact Patricia Documet, EPCC chair  |  Robin Leaf, EPCC staff liaison | A519 Crabtree Hall | 412-684-5984


 

EPCC Meeting Schedule | 1:30-3:30 p.m.

March 1 - 1149 Parran

March 29 - 1149 Parran [For April]

May 3 - 1149 Parran

June 7 - 1149 Parran

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