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Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Through the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, departments, schools, colleges and University committees work together to facilitate the overall curriculum development process at Salisbury University, which concerns General Education, minors and majors for the University’s academic program.

Online Curriculum Management System

Access the online curriculum management system (Curriculog) to submit new and updated curriculum.  Separate Approval Processes are available to facilitate the following curriculum management:

  • New Course
  • New Major or Program
  • New Track
  • New Minor
  • New Prefix
  • Change to Course
  • Change to Major, Program or Track
  • Change to Minor
  • Change to Curriculum Guide/4-Year Guide
  • Drop Course from Catalog
  • Drop Major, Program or Track
  • Drop Minor
  • Suspend Program
  • Other

Use your SU username and password to sign in.

If you are having issues logging in, please contact Jennifer Ellis: jeellis@salisbury.edu

Curriculum Guide

Curriculum Approval Timeline

Updated Curriculum Proposal Forms Available in Curriculog on June 1

Curriculum Deadlines for Fall Changes

  • October 1 - Suggested Deadline for Initiating Next Fall’s Proposals (Courses and/or Programs) 
  • Mid-December – Next Fall’s Proposals Must Be Approved by UCC by Their Last Meeting in December

Curriculum Deadlines for Spring Changes

  • March 1 - Suggested Deadline for Initiating Next Spring’s Proposals (Courses Only) 
  • Mid-May - Spring Proposals Must Be Approved by UCC by Their Last Meeting in May

Please Note:

  • April & May – Curriculum Proposals Cannot Be Initiated/Submitted
    Although new proposals cannot be launched in April or May, faculty may work to gather all materials needed for proposal submission. In addition, proposals that have already been launched will continue to work their way through the approval process during these months.

Curriculum Workflow

  • Originator Launches Proposal in Curriculog 
  • Department Curriculum Committee, if applicable (1-2 weeks)
  • Academic Chair (1 week) 
  • School College Committee (1-4 weeks) 
  • Dean (1 week) 
  • SCED/P12 and/or TEC, if applicable (1-4 weeks for each) 
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (1-4 weeks) 
  • Provost Office (1-2 weeks) 
  • External Review Necessary for New Programs and Substantive Changes (4-13 weeks) 
  • Provost (1-2 weeks) 
  • University Editor (1 week) 
  • Registrar’s Office (2 weeks-2 months*) 
  • Appears in Catalog (September 15 for spring changes; February 15 for fall changes) 

 * Time varies depending on date of offerings and complexity of change.

Purpose and Membership of the Committee

According to the committee’s bylaws*, the purposes of the committee is to:

  • Make recommendations to and receive suggestions from the Provost and/or the chairs of the several departments for the general coordination and improvement of the University academic program; and
  • Approve all additions, deletions and changes in the undergraduate curriculum.

The Committee Has Eight Voting Members:

  • Seven faculty serving three-year terms: two retiring every two years, three retiring every third year, five elected from and by their respective schools/colleges, three elected at-large (excluding librarians)
  • One student serving a one-year term selected annually in a manner determined by the Student Government Association

Ex Officio, Non-voting Members Include:

  • The Provost or designee
  • the Registrar or designee
  • the Dean of the Library or designee
  • Office of Admissions designee
  • Catalog Editor

Should an elected faculty member not be the Designated Senator, a non-voting Designated Senator shall also serve on the committee.

The committee shall elect its chairperson annually.

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* Bylaws were taken from Article VII. Senate's Standing Committee, Section 2. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee.