College Curriculum Committee: Forms and Process

COE Procedures for Submission and Review of New Courses, Course Modifications, Degree/Major/Certificate Proposals and Modifications

To submit a new or modified course, an UF Academic Approval Tracking (AAT) request form must be completed:

An example of a standard Syllabus Template (Graduate OR Undergraduate) can be found on the AAT site and is required as part of any new Graduate course submission, or significant modifications to an existing Graduate or Undergraduate course.

Materials to be reviewed by the committee must be submitted to the AAT and approved by the School Director based on the below chart.

Submitters should refer to the Key Questions for New and Modified Course Requests to ensure the completeness of their submission. Submitters are also encouraged to review the materials for developing an inclusive syllabus prior to submission.

Submissions will be reviewed for completeness of required information and format. This review will determine the timing of inclusion in the upcoming College Curriculum Committee (CCC) meeting. Incomplete materials will be returned to submitter for revision and re-submission.

Agendas will be shared with COE faculty and the committee at least one week prior to a CCC meeting.

The faculty member who prepared the submission, or an appropriate representative, should attend the CCC meeting when the materials are reviewed.

CCC meeting minutes will be reviewed by the CCC Chair and Dean’s Representative and shared with all committee members and attendees of the meeting.

When a submission has been approved or conditionally approved with minor revisions by CCC, the submitter will make the recommended changes in the AAT and notify the CCC Chair and Dean’s Representative.

When a submission has been recycled by CCC, indicating the need for substantial changes, the submitter will consult with a CCC School Representative prior to re-submission.

UF Academic Affairs Policy on Course Syllabi

AAT Submission Deadline Dates CCC Meeting Dates
Monday, August 28, 2023 Monday, September 11, 2023
Monday, September 25, 2023 Monday, October 9, 2023
Monday, October 30, 2023 Monday, November 13, 2023
Monday, November 27, 2023 Monday, December 11, 2023
Monday, December 18, 2023 Monday, January 8, 2024
Monday, January 29, 2024 Monday, February 12, 2024
Monday, February 26, 2024 Monday, March 25, 2024
Monday, March 25, 2024 Monday, April 8, 2024

Key Questions for New and Modified Course Requests

  • Does the course title make sense in relation to the content?
  • Is the course description clearly written such that overall purpose and focus is understood?
  • Does the course description clearly identify it as a COE course?
  • Is the course number at the right level – introductory, advanced?
  • Do course objectives align with the course description and title?
  • Are course objectives stated as student learning outcomes and written in behavioral terms that are measurable?
  • Are course assignments/activities clearly described, and are they appropriate and rigorous for the course level?
  • Are grading criteria clearly explained for each assignment/activity and course requirement?
  • If attendance/participation is part of the grade, are expectations and criteria for evaluation clearly presented?
  • Does this course need to be reviewed by other programs/departments due to possible overlap in content?