PARC (Process for Approval of Revised Curriculum)

PARC is a new system that streamlines the existing curriculum review process by combining the review, editing, and approval processes into one online workflow, culminating with the publishing of program requirements in the UGA Bulletin and DegreeWorks.

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Benefits of PARC

  • Combines the curriculum review, editing, and approval processes into one online, role-based workflow
  • Improves transparency of the approval process by providing a real-time status of proposals in a Browse view


Goals of PARC:

  • Ensures that undergraduate, graduate, and professional program requirements are consistent, compliant with policy, and are meaningful, relevant, and transparent to students and advisors
  • Eliminates hidden prerequisites by including the prerequisites in the program requirements
  • Eliminates unused or obsolete courses in programs of study
  • Includes courses that support the program learning outcomes and are relevant, meaningful, and transparent
  • Reduces program requirement exceptions and substitutions
  • Includes all undergraduate, graduate, and professional program requirements in DegreeWorks and in the UGA Bulletin


PARC Timeline:

Curriculum revisions for undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are being accepted in PARC for the 2025-2026 Bulletin.

Curriculum Revision Timeline for Undergraduate, Graduate, and Professional Programs for 2025-2026 Bulletin:

  • February 20 – April 1, 2024 –Units determine any necessary changes and enter the revisions in PARC
  • April 1, 2024 – Deadline for curriculum changes to be entered and submitted in PARC
  • May 15, 2024 – Deadline to obtain all approvals for curriculum change proposals in PARC
  • January 14, 2025 – 2025-2026 Bulletin published online