Senate Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes

Terms of Reference:

1. To recommend to Senate on the introduction, modification or closure of undergraduate programs, curricula or courses;

2. In order to arrive at its recommendations the Committee will seek information on such matters as:

a) the need for and value of any proposed program, curriculum or course change within the academic community;

b) the need for and value of any proposed program, curriculum or course change within the general community;

c) the additional cost to the University of any proposed program, curriculum or course change for at least the following five year period;

d) the effect of the proposal on other existing programs;

3. Such recommendations to Senate may originate with:

a) the Curriculum and Course Changes Committee;

b) faculties, colleges, schools, departments, divisions and institutes (with programs of study leading to degrees and diplomas);

c) staff or student members of the University;

d) members of the general community outside the University;

4. Recommendations of the Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes which involve substantive additional costs or affect long-range planning shall be referred to the Senate Planning and Priorities Committee in order that they may comment on the proposal when it is introduced for discussion in Senate;

5. To elect a Chair and Vice-Chair from among the members of the Committee for a term of three years (normally renewable once).

Composition:

1. Seven members of the academic staff

2. Three students

3. One representative from the Université de Saint-Boniface named by the Recteur

4. One librarian named by the University Librarian

5. Ex-officio members (non-voting): the Vice-Provost (Integrated Planning and Academic Programs) (and/or delegate) and the Registrar (or delegate)
 

Amended by Senate December 13, 1989; May 15, 2002; May 13, 2009; May 18, 2016

Related Documents:


Click HERE for the following Course Change Forms:
Guidelines for Completion of Undergraduate/Certificate Course and Curriculum Changes
Undergraduate Course Introduction
Undergraduate Course Modification
Undergraduate Course Deletion(s)
Undergraduate Program Modification
Statement of Support:  Part A - Request

 

Click HERE for the Senate Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes - Timetable for Submissions

 

 

COMMITTEE CHAIR:

Professor Greg Smith, Chair
Professor Dean McNeill, Vice-Chair

 

RESOURCE/SECRETARY:

Shannon Coyston
204-474-6892
Shannon.Coyston@umanitoba.ca