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.

These are the only forms that should be used for proposals made during this academic year. WRITD and WRITI forms are now submitted electronically (the link below will take you to the new, electronic course proposals for WRIT classes). For all other types of course proposals, 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 2020 On-Campus Semester Courses

Proposal Type
Form
Deadline
New Spring On-Campus Course Semester Course Form Sept. 14, 2019
Liberal Arts Perspective Credit for New or Repeat Spring Course Area Credit Form Sept. 14, 2019
WRITD and WRITI Credit for New or Repeat Spring Course WRIT Course Proposal Page Sept. 14, 2019

 
Late Proposals for J-Term 2020 On-Campus Semester Courses

 Proposal Type
 Form
 Deadline
New J-Term On-Campus Course NewIEXcourseproposal_2020 September 14, 2019
Repeat J-Term On-Campus Course Repeat_IEX_Course_Proposal_2020 September 14, 2019

 

Proposals for Fall 2020 On-Campus Courses

Proposal Type
Form
Deadline
New Courses (Current LAP curriculum criteria) Semester Course Form Jan. 18, 2020
New or Repeat Fall Courses (New curriculum criteria) Coming soon! September 14, 2019 and October 15, 2019
WRITD, WRITI, WRITL New or Repeat Courses (New curriculum criteria) Coming soon! September 14, 2019 and October 15, 2019
First Term Seminar Course (New curriculum criteria) Coming soon! September 14, 2019 and October 15, 2019

 

Proposals for J-Term 2020 On-Campus Courses

 Proposal Type
 Form
 Deadline
New J-Term On-Campus Course New 2020 IEX Course Proposal Form April 5, 2019
Repeat J-Term On-Campus Course Repeat 2020 IEX Course Proposal Form April 5, 2019

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, and an explanation of how (if at all) the change will affect students. Send this information as a WORD document to courseproposal@gustavus.edu.