Curriculum Review

In December 2010 the Faculty Affairs Committee and the co-chairs of the Dean’s Advisory Council recommended to the Faculty of Arts & Sciences the agenda items summarized below:

  • The Faculty of Arts & Sciences initiate a review of its undergraduate curriculum during the 2011-12 academic year.
  • That, with regard to Arts & Sciences, the recommendations of the Curriculum Review Steering Committee extend to college-wide requirements for the baccalaureate degree as listed on pages 55-59 of the 2010-2011 Undergraduate Course Catalogue. Departmental and Program requirements, both at the undergraduate and at the graduate level, will not be part of the CRSC’s review.
  • The Educational Policy Committee shall review all recommendations and requests for changes in the undergraduate curriculum.
  • The CRSC present its final report and recommendations to the Faculty of Arts & Sciences during the 2011-12 academic year.
Goals and Plans of the Steering Committee

The Steering Committee has adopted a "wide net" approach to its work, with the intent of (a) learning the experiences and best practices of similar undertakings at peer institutions and (b) consulting in the broadest possible ways among Arts & Sciences faculty members. See the planning calendar for a timeline of key events.