University Curriculum Committee

The University Curriculum Committee (UCC), one of the standing committees of the University Council, is responsible for developing curriculum policies and procedures for the University of Georgia; reviewing proposed degrees, majors, minors, new courses, and course changes; and handling other matters related to curriculum.

 

UCC Members 2020 - 2021

Chair John Maerz 2021
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Nicholas Fuhrman 2022
Arts and Sciences Jonathan Evans (Arts) 2021
Arts and Sciences Rodney Mauricio (Sciences) 2023
Business Jim Carson 2023
Ecology Amanda Rugenski 2022
Education TBD 2023
Engineering Bill Tollner 2021
Environment and Design Ashley Steffens 2023
Family and Consumer Sciences Patricia Hunt-Hurst 2021
Forestry and Natural Resources Joseph Dahlen 2021
Journalism and Mass Communication Dodie Cantrell-Bickley 2023
Law Randy Beck 2023
Pharmacy Michelle McElhannon 2022
Public and International Affairs Jeffrey Berejikian 2021
Public Health Brittani Harmon 2022
Social Work Harold Briggs 2021
Veterinary Medicine Susan Sanchez 2021
Graduate School Wendy Ruona 2023
Ex officio Member Provost S. Jack Hu Indefinite
Undergraduate Student Representative TBD 2021
Graduate Student Representative Gerena Walker 2021

Bylaws

A. Membership

Faculty:

One voting member of the Curriculum Committee shall be elected from the faculty of each School or College, except for the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, which shall have two faculty members, one representing the Sciences and the other the Arts and Humanities. Faculty must hold the terminal degree for their discipline. Faculty may be elected from within or outside the University Council and shall serve three-year terms.

Students:

One undergraduate and one graduate/professional student shall be elected as Committee members by the student members of the University Council. The student members of the Curriculum Committee may be elected from within or outside the University Council. They shall serve a one-year term as voting members.

Administration:

The Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, or an appointed representative, shall be a non-voting member.

Curriculum Committee Chair:

The Chair of the Curriculum Committee shall be elected at the last meeting of each year from among the faculty members with academic rank on the Committee by those with voting privileges. The Chair of the Curriculum Committee shall vote on committee matters only in the case of a tie. Upon election of the Chair, a replacement faculty representative shall be elected from the Chair's School or College.

B. Duties

  1. To review all changes in course offerings, although the primary responsibility for initiating the modification, addition, and deletion of courses shall reside with the various schools and colleges.
  2. To review recommendations from the various schools and colleges regarding the establishment, major modification, including the change of the name of a course, section, division or department, or discontinuance of any degree program and to recommend action to the University Council.
  3. To advise the Council and the President on the establishment or discontinuance of schools or colleges in the University.
  4. To consider and recommend to the Council action on other curricula matters which may affect the University as a whole or relations between two or more schools or colleges.

Source: https://apps.reg.uga.edu/UniversityCouncil/bylaws

Meeting Dates and Deadlines

Meeting Date Materials Deadline

Friday, August 28, 2020
3:30 p.m.
Zoom Meeting

Friday, July 31, 2020
Friday, October 9, 2020
3:30 p.m.
Zoom Meeting
Friday, September 11, 2020
Friday, January 22, 2021
3:30 p.m. 
Friday, December 11, 2020
Friday, February 12, 2021
3:30 p.m. 
Friday, January 15, 2021
Friday, March 26, 2021
3:30 p.m. 
Friday, February 26, 2021
Friday, April 30, 2021
3:30 p.m. 
Friday, April 2, 2021

 

 

Agendas and Minutes

Please select an academic year below to view the documents for meetings occuring that year.

Select an Academic Year:

 

2020 - 2021

August 28, 2020

 

2019 - 2020

April 17, 2020

 

 

March 27, 2020 Meeting Canceled
 

February 21, 2020

 

January 24, 2020

 

October 18, 2019

  • Proposals Approved and Forwarded to University Council
    • Proposal to change the name of the following major:  
      • From: Master of Environmental Planning and Design (M.E.P.D. Thesis and Non-Thesis)
      • To: Master of Urban Planning and Design (M.U.P.D. Thesis and Non-Thesis)
    • Proposal for a new major in Cybersecurity and Privacy (M.S. Non-Thesis)
    • Proposal to merge existing programs into the major in Integrative Conservation (Ph.D.): 
      • Change the name of the major in Integrative Conservation and Geography (Ph.D.) to Integrative Conservation (Ph.D.)
      • Create a new Area of Emphasis in Anthropology under the major in Integrative Conservation (Ph.D.)
      • Create a new Area of Emphasis in Ecology under the major in Integrative Conservation (Ph.D.)
      • Create a new Area of Emphasis in Forestry and Natural Resources under the major in Integrative Conservation (Ph.D.)
      • Create a new Area of Emphasis in Geography under the major in Integrative Conservation (Ph.D.)
      • Deactivate the major in Integrative Conservation and Anthropology (Ph.D.)
      • Deactivate the major in Integrative Conservation and Ecology (Ph.D.)
      • Deactivate the major in Integrative Conservation and Forestry and Natural Resources (Ph.D.)

 

August 23, 2019

 

2018 - 2019

April 26, 2019 

 

March 22, 2019

 

February 22, 2019 - Canceled

 

January 25, 2019

 

October 19, 2018

 

August 24, 2018

 

2017 - 2018
April 27, 2018

 

March 23, 2018

February 16, 2018 

 

January 12, 2018

 

October 13, 2017

 
August 25, 2017
 
2016 - 2017
August 26, 2016

 

October 21, 2016

January 20, 2017 - Cancelled

 

February 10, 2017

 

March 24, 2017

 

April 28, 2017

2015 - 2016
August 28, 2015

October 9, 2015

January 15, 2016 

February 12, 2016 

March 25, 2016 

April 29, 2016 

2014 - 2015
August 22, 2014

October 17, 2014

January 16, 2015

February 13, 2015

March 20, 2015

April 17, 2015

2013 - 2014
August 28, 2013

October 9, 2013

 

January 22, 2014

March 19, 2014

April 30, 2014

2012 - 2013
August 22, 2012

 

October 17, 2012 

 

January 9, 2013 

 

March 20, 2013 

 

April 22, 2013 

2011 - 2012
September 14, 2011

 

January 18, 2012

 

February 8, 2012 

March 28, 2012 

 

April 18, 2012 

 

May 3, 2012 

2010 - 2011
August 25, 2010

 

October 27, 2010

 

January 19, 2011

February 16, 2011

 

March 23, 2011 

June 9, 2011 

2009 - 2010
October 9, 2009

 

 

December 4, 2009 

 

 

February 19, 2010 

 

 

April 2, 2010 

 

 

April 29, 2010 

2008 - 2009
August 22, 2008

 

 

September 26, 2008 

 

 

December 5, 2008 

 

 

March 20, 2009 

 

 

April 24, 2009 

2007 - 2008
August 24, 2007

 

 

September 28, 2007 

 

 

November 2, 2007 

 

 

January 11, 2008 

 

 

March 21, 2008 

 

 

April 25, 2008 

2006 - 2007
August 28, 2006

 

September 29, 2006 

 

 

November 17, 2006 

 

 

January 12, 2007 

 

 

February 16, 2007 

March 23, 2007 

 

 

April 2, 2007 

2005 - 2006
August 26, 2005

 

October 21, 2005

 

December 9, 2005

 

February 17, 2006

 

March 31, 2006

2004 - 2005
August 24, 2004

 

September 21, 2004

 

 

November 2, 2004

 

 

December 14, 2004

 

 

February 15, 2005

 

 

March 22, 2005

2003 - 2004
August 22, 2003

 

September 19, 2003

November 7, 2003

 

January 9, 2004

 

 

March 26, 2004

 

 

April 30, 2004

2002 - 2003
August 23, 2002

September 20, 2002

October 25, 2002

January 10, 2003

February 7, 2003

March 28, 2003

 
2001 - 2002
August 17, 2001

November 2, 2001

January 11, 2002

February 15, 2002

March 29, 2002

2000 - 2001
August 25, 2000

October 13, 2000

December 1, 2000

February 2, 2001

March 23, 2001

April 20, 2001

1999 - 2000
February 4, 2000
 
March 17, 2000
 
April 6, 2000