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The purpose of College Council is to evaluate and act on proposals related to Academic Affairs in the College of Arts and Letters. Specifically, all curricular changes should be proposed to Academic Council or Graduate Council through the College Council.  Types of proposals include:

➤ Course creation

➤ Course deletion

➤ Course modification

➤ Initiation of online delivery for a course

➤ Change in mode of instruction of a course

➤ GEC addition

➤ GEC deletion

➤ Modification of a degree plan

➤ Addition of modification of a new degree

➤ Addition or modification of a new minor

➤ Addition or modification of an emphasis area

➤ Creation or modification of a Certificate program

➤ Relocation of a degree program, certification, minor, or emphasis area

➤ Suspension of admission to a degree program, certification, minor, or emphasis area



All meetings are at 9:30 a.m. in the Dean's conference room, LAB 209. Submission deadlines are 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

submission deadline: Thursday, August 28


Thursday, October 2

submission deadline: Thursday, September 25


Thursday, November 6

submission deadline: Thursday, October 30



Thursday, December 4*

submission deadline: Tuesday, November 25*

Thursday, February 5

submission deadline: Thursday, January 29

Thursday, March 5

submission deadline: Thursday, February 26

Thursday, April 2

submission deadline: Thursday, March 26


*Last submission date for changes to the 2015-2016 bulletins.

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