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Course Proposal Form

INSTRUCTIONS

Upon submission, one-time proposals are reviewed by the Dean of Academic Departments and Programs, with the recommendation to 'Approve' or 'Decline' the proposal.

Due Dates for Permanent Course Proposals

October 1, 2021, for courses to be taught in Spring 2022 or later

January 21, 2022, for courses to be taught in Fall 2022 or later

April 15, 2022, for courses to be taught in Winter 2023 or later

Submission Guidelines

  • An in-progress Course Proposal form can be saved using the "Save and Resume Later" button at the bottom. The form will provide a unique link that is needed to complete the submission. You can choose to get the link via email when saving your progress. You will have 30 days to complete your submission. Please note that you should not upload files or sign the forms until you are ready to submit. If you lose the link to the saved form you will have to start over.
  • All email addresses used in the form should be personal union.edu email and follow this format: username@union.edu (DO NOT USE your delegated chair/director email address).
  • Faculty/submitter must contact registrar@union.edu to obtain a number for a new course.
  • For questions about the content of your proposal, logistics, deadlines, or General Education forms, email courseproposals@union.edu.
  • To learn more and apply for Common Curriculum and/or the new General Education designations, visit Applying for General Education.
  • Information on due dates, submission guidelines, and the approval and review process: Course Proposal Guidelines.

Course Information

Proposal Type*
A course cannot receive permanent approval if taught only by an adjunct or one-year visitor; request one-time approval in such cases.

If this is a second one-time approval, please use the Request for Re-approval form found on the Policies & Forms page under Academic Affairs. Do not use this form.

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Additional departments for which the course will count toward the major or minor?*
Number of additional departments for which the course will count toward the major or minor*
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Additional interdisciplinary programs for which the course will count toward the major or minor?*
Number of additional programs for which the course will count toward the major or minor?*
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Please select a prefix from the list
Maximum 3 digits. MUST contact registrar@union.edu to obtain a number. If submitting ISC you MUST contact Steve Romero at romeros@union.edu for the number.
Usually 1 letter i.e. "R", "H", "T", etc. Not all courses have a suffix.
Is this course to be cross-listed?*
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Maximum 3 digits. MUST contact registrar@union.edu to obtain a number. If submitting ISC you MUST contact Steve Romero at romeros@union.edu for the number.
Usually 1 letter i.e. "R", "H", "T", etc. Not all courses have a suffix.
Please select a prefix from the list
Maximum 3 digits. MUST contact registrar@union.edu to obtain a number. If submitting ISC you MUST contact Steve Romero at romeros@union.edu for the number.
Usually 1 letter i.e. "R", "H", "T", etc. Not all courses have a suffix.
Will there be an associated lab session with this course?*
Maximum 29 characters and spaces
If different from short course title
Maximum 600 characters and spaces
Anticipated frequency*
Will the course be part of a Union College study abroad program or is a new mini-term?*
Will you apply for WAC credit?*
WAC forms/guidelines are available at https://www.union.edu/writing-programs/wac-ws-designation-request. A copy of the completed form will be sent to Joseph Johnson - Director of Writing Programs.

Proposed Instructor(s)

A course cannot receive permanent approval if taught only by an adjunct or one-year visitor; request one-time approval in such cases.

Number of Instructor(s)*

Previous Course Offerings

Has this course been offered before?*
Which terms?*

Prerequisites

Level of Audience

Level of audience*

Course Offerings

Class Time

Resources

Will additional computing resources from Information Technology Services (ITS) be needed?*
Will additional library resources be needed?*
Will additional laboratory resources be needed?*

Attachments

Please attach a detailed course syllabus that includes student learning objectives, a list of textbooks and/or assigned readings, a list of weekly or daily topics, and the grading criteria.

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PDF, MS Word or MS Excel

Home Department Chair Approval

Do you approve the course proposal as the department chair?*
If changes required
Your Name*

Director of Interdisciplinary Programs Approval

Required if this course home is an Interdisciplinary Program, or has no departmental or program home

Do you approve the course proposal as director of interdisciplinary programs?*
Your Name*

Additional Department Chair Approval (1)

Do you approve the course to count toward your department (1)?*
Your Name*

Additional Department Chair Approval (2)

Do you approve the course to count toward your department (2)?*
Your Name*

Additional Department Chair Approval (3)

Do you approve the course to count toward your department (3)?*
Your Name*

Additional Department Chair Approval (4)

Do you approve the course to count toward your department (4)?*
Your Name*

Additional Department Chair Approval (5)

Do you approve the course to count toward your department (5)?*
Your Name*

Additional IS Program Director Approval (1)

Do you approve the course to count toward your program (1)?*
Your Name*

Additional IS Program Director Approval (2)

Do you approve the course to count toward your program (2)?*
Your Name*

Additional IS Program Director Approval (3)

Do you approve the course to count toward your program (3)?*
Your Name*

Additional IS Program Director Approval (4)

Do you approve the course to count toward your program (4)?*
Your Name*

Additional IS Program Director Approval (5)

Do you approve the course to count toward your program (5)?*
Your Name*

Director of International Programs

Required if the new course will be part of a Union College study abroad program or is a new mini-term

Do you approve the course proposal as director of international programs?*
Your Name*

Sub Council on Courses / AAC Revisions

Are there any changes before final approval?*

Dean of Academic Departments and Programs Approval

Does Dean of Academic Departments and Programs approve the course proposal?*
Your Name*

Instructions to Use Send Step Back Feature

You can request several revisions from the submitter for the proposal that was submitted for your review. 

- If additional changes are required from the submitter, please select "Approve - Changes Required" and click on the "Send Back To Previous Step" link during your subsequent revision requests and include your comments in the pop-up window. Do not click on the "Submit Form" button.

- If no additional changes are required, please select "Approve - No Changes Required" or "Does Not Approve" and click on the "Submit Form" button.

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