Curriculum Committee

On-Campus Course Proposals

On this page there are forms and deadlines for applying for Curriculum Committee approval for new and revised semester courses, Liberal Arts Perspective courses, Writing courses, and First Term Seminars.

Download and complete the course proposal form. In order to indicate department chair approval, please have your department chair email the completed form to courseproposal@gustavus.edu

Before completing proposals, please see information on the college's course credit guidelines and Institutional Student Learning Outcomes.


Proposals for Spring 2014 On-Campus Semester Courses

Proposal Type Form Deadline
New Spring On-Campus Course Semester Course Form Sept. 13, 2013
Liberal Arts Perspective Credit for New or Repeat Spring Course Area Credit Form Sept. 13, 2013
WRITD Credit for New or Repeat Spring Course WRITD Writing Course Form Sept. 13, 2013
WRITI Credit for New or Repeat Spring Course WRITI Writing Course Form Sept. 13, 2013

Late Proposals for IEX 2014 On-Campus Courses

Typically, proposals for IEX courses in this category would come from new hires or departments with special situations requiring a delay in applying by the normal spring deadline for IEX courses.
Proposal Type Form Deadline
New IEX On-Campus Course New IEX Course Proposal Form Sept. 13, 2013
Repeat IEX On-Campus Course Repeat IEX Course Information Form Sept. 20, 2013

Proposals for Fall 2014 On-Campus Courses

Proposal Type Form Deadline
New Fall On-Campus Course Semester Course Form Jan. 24, 2014
Liberal Arts Perspective Credit for New or Repeat Fall Course Area Credit Form Jan. 24, 2014
WRITD Credit for New or Repeat Fall Course WRITD Writing Course Form Jan. 24, 2014
WRITI Credit for New or Repeat Fall Course WRITI Writing Course Form Jan. 24, 2014
First term Seminar Course First Term Seminar Proposal Form March 7, 2014

Proposals for IEX 2015 On-Campus Semester Courses

Proposal Type Form Deadline
New IEX On-Campus Course New IEX Course Proposal Form April 11, 2014
Repeat IEX On-Campus Course Repeat IEX Course Information Form April 11, 2014

Proposals for Cross-Listing Semester Courses

To apply for approval to cross-list a course, refer to the documents and forms below:

Applying for Exemptions for Courses

To apply for an exemption for a requirement for a course, e.g. to apply for an exemption to the rule that an IEX course cannot carry general education credit, go to the the web page on Exemptions.

Applying For a Change in Credit Hours

Proposals for changes in course credit value are submitted to CAPSUB. There is no form. Proposals should come from the department/program chair only, and should give the following information: the course number and name, the current credit value, the proposed credit value, a brief rationale for the change which refers to the criteria in the Course Credit Guidelines (link), and an explanation of how (if at all) the change will affect students. Send this information as a WORD document to courseproposal@gustavus.edu.