Curriculum Revision Process


Academic and Faculty Affairs

Curriculum Revision Process

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As a Curriculog user, you will be responsible for creating proposals and/or responding to proposals created by other users. There is an approval process for each type of proposals that will help the document move automatically through the process. Please note that Curriculog works best in Internet Explorer and for our Mac users, please use Safari.

The Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs manages the curriculum revision process on behalf of the Augusta University faculty and the University Senate Committee on Curriculum and Academic Policies. The curriculum revision process is for any existing, approved academic program, including certificates, minors, undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees.

Step 1: Faculty Member Submits Proposed Revision

Any Augusta University faculty member may submit a proposed revision to the curriculum for which he or she has responsibility. After initial discussions with his or her colleagues regarding the proposed revision, the faculty member must submit the appropriate proposal thru Curriculog.  All proposed curriculum revisions must be submitted to https://augusta.curriculog.com/.        If a college requires any additional documents, these may be included as an attachment with the proposal. 

Step 2: Program or Department Chair Reviews Proposed Revision

Upon submission of the proposed curriculum revision, the department chair or program director must review and approve/reject on the proposed change. By approving/rejecting the proposal, the department chair or program director indicates that all processes were followed in accordance with department and/or college curriculum approval policies.

Step 3: College Curriculum Committee Chair Reviews Proposed Revision

After the department chair reviews the proposed curriculum revision, the request is routed to the next college-level curriculum committee, where the chair of the committee must review and approve/reject the proposed change. By approving/rejecting the proposal, the chair of the college-level curriculum committee indicates that all processes were followed in accordance with  college-level curriculum approval policies.

Step 4: Dean of Originating College Reviews Proposed Revision

After the college-level curriculum committee chair reviews and signs off on the proposed change, it is routed to the originating college’s dean for approval. The originating college’s dean reviews and approves/reject the proposed change. By approving/rejecting, the dean of the originating college indicates that all processes were followed in accordance with college-level curriculum approval policies.

If the proposed curriculum revision affects more than the originating college, the revision must be reviewed by the affected   college(s). This includes any courses affecting teacher education. At this step, the dean or their delegate creates a custom route via Curriculog to the dean of the affected college(s).

Step 5: Affected College(s) Review(s) Proposed Revision

This step is triggered only if a proposed curriculum revision affects more than one college. The dean(s) of the affected college(s) coordinates the review of the proposed curriculum revision within his or her college. Upon review, the affected college’s dean reviews and approves/reject the proposed change. By approving/rejecting the proposal, the dean of the originating college indicates that all processes were followed in accordance with college-level curriculum approval policies. If the affected college denies the revision, they must enter a comment stating why the proposal is being rejected, inform the originating college of their decision and rationale. Steps 2 - 5 are repeated until consensus and approval is reached.

Step 6: Proposed Revision Submitted to the Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs

Once all affected colleges have approved a proposal, the proposal is routed to AVP for Academic and Faculty Affairs, who reviews  all proposed revisions to ensure that appropriate information is included in the curriculum revision proposal and that all necessary signatures are included. The AVP of Academic and Faculty Affairs then forward the proposal to the Vice President for Academic and Faculty Affairs (VPAFA) for their approval/denial.

Step 7: Proposed Revision Submitted to the registrar

The approved curriculum revision is submitted to the Registrar to update any necessary systems.