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2017-2019 Catalog

Proposals for 2017-19 Catalog

In general, new courses, edits to existing courses, or new minors are proposed as part of the review cycle for a new catalog. Outside of a catalog review cycle, certain proposals may be submitted for consideration for the current catalog.

In the Curriculum Management system, proposals will have a default Start Term of Summer 2019, which is the first term of the 2019-2021 catalog. If a proposal may be applied to the current 2017-2019 catalog, the Office of the Registrar will adjust the Start Term based upon when the proposal was received and the below quarterly deadlines.

Propose a New Course

A new course may be proposed outside of a catalog review cycle, if it does not create a new curriculum requirement for students on the current or prior catalogs. For example, the new course may be added to a list of electives. A new course proposal must be approved by the department and/or college offering the course, before it can be reviewed by the Academic Senate Curriculum Committee (ASCC).

For a new course to be offered in:

ASCC must receive the proposal by:

Winter 2018

April 3, 2017

Spring 2018

September 29, 2017

Summer 2018

Fall 2018

January 8, 2018

Winter 2019

Spring 2019

April 2, 2018

Summer 2019

Fall 2019

May 1, 2018

(submission timeline for 2019-2021 catalog proposals)

Edit a Course

Outside of a catalog review cycle, the only edits that may be proposed for a course are:

  • making requisites less restrictive
  • adding a crosslisting
  • adding online delivery of a course that has traditionally been offered in-person (proposal is required only if more than 50% of the course’s contact hours are being replaced with technology)

A proposal to edit a course must be approved by the department and/or college offering the course, before it can be submitted to the Office of the Registrar on behalf of the Academic Senate Curriculum Committee (ASCC). Refer to the following table for timelines that are structured to allow time for review and implementation prior to the class schedule being published for the term.

For an edit to a course to first be effective:

Office of the Registrar must receive the proposal by:

Winter 2018

May 31, 2017

Spring 2018

December 1, 2017

Summer 2018

Fall 2018

March 1, 2018

Winter 2019

Spring 2019

April 2, 2018

Summer 2019

Fall 2019

May 1, 2018

(submission timeline for 2019-2021 catalog proposals)

Propose a New Minor

As time allows and on a case-by-case basis, the Academic Senate Curriculum Committee may review proposals for new minors outside of a catalog review cycle.

Proposal for a New Degree Program

Due to the extensive review process that includes approval by the CSU Chancellor’s Office, submission of a new degree program proposal is not restricted to a catalog review cycle. To propose a new degree program, contact the Academic Programs and Planning Office.

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