Undergraduate and Graduate Council

Spring 2020

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL
Tuesdays from 2-3pm

Meeting Date

Proposal Submission Deadline

January 28, 2020

January 14, 2020

February 11, 2020

January 28, 2020

February 25, 2020

February 11, 2020*

March 10, 2020

February 25, 2020

March 24, 2020

March 10, 2020

April 7, 2020

March 24, 2020

April 21, 2020

April 7, 2020


* Note: New undergraduate courses that are intended to commence in the Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 semesters must be submitted by February 11, 2020. This is to ensure that the course is reviewed by the Undergraduate Council and processed by the Registrar's office in time for schedules to be set for Summer/Fall enrollment.

For updated course/program proposal forms and more information on the submission and approval process, please visit the website for New Course and Program Proposals.

GRADUATE COUNCIL
Tuesdays from 1-2pm

Meeting Date

Submission Deadline

February 4, 2020

January 21, 2020

March 3, 2020

February 18, 2020**

March 31, 2020

March 17, 2020

April 28, 2020

April 14, 2020


** Note: New graduate courses that are intended to commence in the Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 semester must be submitted by February 18, 2020. This is to ensure that the course is reviewed by the Graduate Council and processed by the Registrar's Office in time for the schedules to be set for Summer/Fall enrollment.

For updated course/program proposal forms and more information on the submission and approval process, please visit the website for New Course and Program Proposals.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS COMMITTEE REVIEW DATES***

Meeting Date

Submission Deadline

February 3, 2020

January 13, 2020

February 17, 2020

January 27, 2020

March 2, 2020

February 10, 2020

March 30, 2020

March 9, 2020


*** All submissions to the EPC should come through the Dedman College Dean’s Office. Proposals must first be approved by the Undergraduate or Graduate Council; the Dean’s Office will then submit the approved proposal to the EPC on your behalf. Any new programs proposed to begin in the fall semester must receive EPC and Board approval by December 31 of the preceding year.

For curricular changes requiring advance approval and/or notification by/to SACS-COC in time for inclusion in SMU’s 2020-2021 University Catalog, the final Board of Trustees approval date was December 6, 2019.

Please note that proposals reviewed and recommended for approval in the Spring 2020 semester will not be effective until Fall 2021.

Fall 2019

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL
Mondays from 3-4pm

Meeting Date

Proposal Submission Deadline

September 9, 2019

August 26, 2019

September 23, 2019

September 9, 2019

October 7, 2019

September 23, 2019*

October 21, 2019

October 7, 2019

November 4, 2019

October 21, 2019

November 18, 2019

November 4, 2019

December 2, 2019

November 18, 2019


* Note: New undergraduate courses that are intended to commence in the Spring 2020 semester must be submitted by September 23, 2019. This is to ensure that the course is reviewed by the Undergraduate Council and processed by the Registrar's office in time for schedules to be set for Spring enrollment.

For updated course/program proposal forms and more information on the submission and approval process, please visit the website for New Course and Program Proposals.

GRADUATE COUNCIL
Thursdays from 11am-12pm

Meeting Date

Submission Deadline

September 5, 2019

August 22, 2019

September 26, 2019

September 12, 2019**

October 24, 2019

October 10, 2019

November 21, 2019

November 7, 2019


** Note: New graduate courses that are intended to commence in the Spring 2020 semester must be submitted by September 12, 2019. This is to ensure that the course is reviewed by the Graduate Council and processed by the Registrar's Office in time for the schedules to be set for Spring enrollment.

For updated course/program proposal forms and more information on the submission and approval process, please visit the website for New Course and Program Proposals.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS COMMITTEE REVIEW DATES***

Meeting Date

Submission Deadline

September 20, 2019

September 6, 2019

October 4, 2019

September 20, 2019

October 11, 2019

September 27, 2019

October 25, 2019

October 11, 2019


*** All submissions to the EPC should come through the Dedman College Dean’s Office. Proposals must first be approved by the Undergraduate or Graduate Council; the Dean’s Office will then submit the approved proposal to the EPC on your behalf. Any new programs proposed to begin in the fall semester must receive EPC and Board approval by December 31 of the preceding year.

For curricular changes requiring advance approval and/or notification by/to SACS-COC in time for inclusion in SMU’s 2020-2021 University Catalog, the final Board of Trustees approval date is December 6, 2019.