There are several resources below for faculty to use in the development and planning
of curriculum. The resources include the opportunity to meet to discuss curriculum,
links to procedures for curriculum approval and the curriculum management system,
the major map repository and training videos related to curriculum.
Click on a resource below to view more information.
Consult the Academic Planning Calendar on the Academic Programs website to determine deadlines for getting proposals approved
for entry into the academic bulletin.
The Academic Programs website includes information on the Academic Program Liaisons for each college, the
Academic Program Proposal System (APPS), and the processes and tutuorials for program
and course actions.
The Academic Terminology document includes terms from Academic Affairs (ACAF) policy, Carolina Core, and additional
terms that are defined and useful when discussing and thinking about curriculum.
The Curriculum Approval Process document shows the levels of approval for both courses and programs, as well as dates
to remember and effective dates in the curriculum approval process. The process for
curricular actions is also displayed in the APPS Approval Flowchart.
The Director of Undergraduate Curriculum Management and other members of the Curriculum
Services Team are available to discuss curricular matters such as: new or modifications
to courses and programs, curriculum change process information, bulletin information,
major maps, DegreeWorks functionality, etc. Schedule a consultation using the form
callout on the right.
The Director of Undergraduate Curriculum Management is happy to meet with departments
to provide an overview of Curriculum Management. The Curriculum Management PowerPoint presentation and manual are provided here for easy access. The manual is a combination of many of the individual
documents also available on this resources page.
The Program of Study is the basic structure for all undergraduate degrees, as described in ACAF 2.00.
It is made up of four main components, with only two of those (Carolina Core and Major
Requirements) being required to create a degree. All degree requirements should adhere
to the components and sub-components of the Program of Study.