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 2023 - 2024

Chair Susan Sanchez 2024
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Kylee Duberstein 2025
Arts and Sciences Jonathan Haddad (Arts) 2024
Arts and Sciences Paula Lemons (Sciences) 2026
Business Karen Aguar 2026
Ecology Amanda Rugenski 2025
Education Amy Murphy 2026
Engineering Kun Yao 2024
Environment and Design Katherine Melcher 2026
Family and Consumer Sciences Sheri Worthy 2024
Forestry and Natural Resources Richard Chandler 2027
Journalism and Mass Communication Yan Jin 2026
Law Joe Miller 2026
Pharmacy Michelle McElhannon 2025
Public and International Affairs Rongbin Han 2024
Public Health Tamora Callands 2025
Social Work Harold Briggs 2024
Veterinary Medicine Shannon Hostetter 2024
Graduate School Rodney Mauricio 2026
Ex officio Member Provost S. Jack Hu Indefinite
Undergraduate Student Representative Gabriella Lewis 2024
Graduate Student Representative Kelsey Wohlford 2024

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 25, 2023
3:30 p.m.
*canceled*

Friday, July 28, 2023

Friday, September 22, 2023
3:30 p.m.

Friday, August 25, 2023

Friday, October 20, 2023
3:30 p.m.

Friday, September 22, 2023

Friday, January 19, 2024
3:30 p.m. 
*canceled*

Friday, December 8, 2023

Friday, February 9, 2024
Friday, February 16, 2024
*rescheduled*
3:30 p.m. 

Friday, January 12, 2024
Friday, March 15, 2024
3:30 p.m. 
Friday, February 16, 2024
Agenda items must  be submitted
by this date to 
be effective fall 2024


Friday, April 19, 2024
3:30 p.m.

Friday, March 22, 2024
Agenda items submitted after this 
date will be considered in fall 2024

 

 

Agendas and Minutes

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

Select an Academic Year:

 

2023 - 2024

 February 16, 2024

 

 

October 20, 2023

September 22, 2023

2022 - 2023

April 21, 2023

 

March 17, 2023

 

February 10, 2023 - Meeting Canceled

 

January 20, 2023

 

October 21, 2022

 

August 26, 2022

2021 - 2022

April 22, 2022

 

March 18, 2022

 

February 11, 2022 - Meeting Canceled

 

January 21, 2022

 

October 22, 2021

  •  

October 1, 2021 - Meeting Canceled 

 

August 27, 2021

2020 - 2021

April 23, 2021

 

March 26, 2021

 

February 12, 2021 - Meeting Canceled

  
January 22, 2021


October 9, 2020

 

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 - Meeting 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