rowan university

Curriculum Proposal Guidelines
Revised: June 2012

Due Dates -

Proposal Deadlines

Fall - October 18, 2012 - NOON

Implemented Fall 2013


Spring - February 14, 2012 - NOON

Implemented Spring 2014



--Submit ORIGINAL curriculum proposal only


List of Library Liaisons:

--Curriculum materials must be


  For questions contact:  Linda Daley

Procedures(PDF format files require Acrobat Reader to view.)

Library Resource Form (Excel format)


Description of Process A: 

Process A forms are to be used for  a new non-General Education course or minor revision of one; minor curricular changes (3 or fewer) to a  major, minor, specialization, concentration, track, or certification program, or 3 or fewer changes to  an existing non-General Education course or non-General Education degree requirements.

Process A (PDF format)
Process A (Excel version)

Format Sample - FLNG0910606


Description of Process B:

Process B forms are to be used for all changes to General Education, including minor changes to a existing course; request for a new or existing course to receive the following designation:  Writing Intensive, Literature, Lab Science, Multicultural/Global, or Rowan Seminar; changes to General Education requirements of a degree or program; or a new or existing course to be put in the General Education Bank:  Fine/Performing Arts, LAS:  Humanities, LAS:  Social/Behavioral; LAS:  Math/Science, or Communication Studies.

Process B (PDF format)
Process B (Excel version)

Format Sample - MUSIC0910514


Description of Process C:

Process C forms are to be used for a new degree program; new major, new minor, new concentration, specialization or track; New Certification of Graduate Studies (COGS & CAGS); major changes to degree requirements for major/minor or certification program; or changes to the name of a College, School, Department or Degree; and Quasi-curricular change.

All new programs must provide the CIP (Classification Instructional Program) code.  Codes are available at

Process C (PDF format)
Process C (Excel version)

Format Sample - TED0910331


Description of Process D:

Process D forms are to be used for the admission or removal of a major from restricted status.  Criteria to gain restricted status as a major include:  accreditation, artistic qualifications, field placement, lab space, licensure, or other (specify).  Consultation with the CAP Center is required with this proposal.  Process D forms are submitted once a year on December 1st

Process D (Excel version)