Undergraduate and Graduate Council

Fall 2020

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL
Wednesdays from 10-11am

Meeting Date

Proposal Submission Deadline

September 2, 2020

August 19, 2020

September 16, 2020

September 2, 2020

September 30, 2020

September 16, 2020

October 14, 2020

September 30, 2020*

October 28, 2020

October 14, 2020

November 11, 2020

October 28, 2020

December 2, 2020

November 18, 2020


* Note: New undergraduate courses that are intended to commence in the Spring 2021 semester must be submitted by September 30, 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 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
Mondays from 3:30-4:30pm

Meeting Date

Proposal Submission Deadline

August 31, 2020

August 17, 2020

September 28, 2020

September 14, 2020

October 26, 2020

October 12, 2020**

November 23, 2020

November 9, 2020


** Note: New graduate courses that are intended to commence in the Spring 2021 semester must be submitted by October 21, 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 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

Proposal Submission Deadline

September 9, 2020

August 26, 2020

September 23, 2020

September 9, 2020

October 7, 2020

September 23, 2020

October 21, 2020

October 7, 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 2021-2022 University Catalog, the final Board of Trustees approval date is December 4, 2020.

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