Curriculum Review and Catalog Copy Revisions

Annual Curriculum Review

Plan ahead and be sure to include these important dates in your department calendars! Note that your department may have internal review processes and deadlines. Please work with your department to determine internal curriculum review deadlines and responsibilities.

Download important information about reviewing your curriculum. This document includes:

  • Timeline
  • What to review: Courses
  • What to review: Programs
  • What does and does not need to go through the curriculum approval process

Major Dates to Put on Your Calendar

Deadlines Action Items Responsibility Resources

Submit for Curriculum Committee Review by:

  • October 8, 2019
  • October 29, 2019
  • November 26, 2019
  • January 14, 2020 (final deadline for 2020-21 catalog)
  • April 7, 2020
  • May 5, 2020

Submit curriculum proposals for items that need Curriculum Committee review and college approval

Academic departments

Program check-ins

November-January

Departments identify and document all planned program changes


Meetings will be scheduled to review ALL programs

Academic departments (review)

Curriculum Office and Degree Evaluators (entering in catalog system and MyGradPlan)

Complete final updates to curriculum by:

February 28, 2020

Final revisions include:
  • Updates to CTE programs programs
  • Revisions to course descriptions and prerequisites
  • Revisions to course outcomes/objectives
Academic departments

Update Learning Outcomes in Banner (for department points of contact)

Reviewing Course Information

Using the Course Editor (for department points of contact)

Other dates

  • Catalog published online (estimated): May 4, 2020
  • Catalog published in print on limited run (estimated): July 10, 2020
Need help? Contact the Curriculum Office