Subcommittee on Core Curriculum

Abbreviation: 
SoCC
Meeting Location: 
Arts & Sciences 2-51
Relevant Bylaws: 
  • V.Section2.D.1.a. Membership. The Subcommittee on the Core Curriculum shall have no fewer than eleven (11) but no more than sixteen (16) members distributed as follows: the University Registrar who shall be an ex officio non-voting member; one (1) member of the University Assessment Team appointed by a process determined by the University Assessment Team who shall be a non-voting member; at least one (1) teaching representative from each area of the core (A1, A2, B, C1, C2, D1 (science), D3 (technology), and E); at least one (1) member representing each academic unit (college, library); and one (1) member who is the Chief Academic Officer or an individual appointed by the Chief Academic Officer to serve as her/his designee. A teaching representative is defined as a full-time member of the Corps of Instruction who has taught at least one (1) course in the represented area in the two (2) calendars years preceding the date of appointment to the subcommittee. At least two (2) voting members of the subcommittee shall be elected faculty senators and all voting members must be selected from the Corps of Instruction faculty.
  • V.Section2.D.1.b. Reporting. The Subcommittee on the Core Curriculum is a subcommittee of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Committee.
  • V.Section2.D.1.c. Officers. The members of the Subcommittee on the Core Curriculum shall elect a chair, a vice chair, and a secretary by secret ballot. These elections shall be facilitated by the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Committee chair or her/his designee and shall occur during the organizational meeting of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Committee. The chair shall be elected in compliance with V.Section2.D.1.c.1. Any member of the subcommittee is eligible to serve as the vice chair or secretary. The chair, vice chair, and secretary shall be elected for a period of one (1) year. The chair, vice chair, or the secretary may be reelected.
  • V.Section2.D.1.c.1. Chair Election. Only members of the subcommittee who are elected faculty senators or teaching representatives are eligible to serve as the chair. The election of the chair is subject to confirmation by a majority secret ballot vote of the members of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Committee
  • V.Section2.D.1.d. Scope. The Subcommittee on the Core Curriculum shall be concerned with matters relating to the University Core Curriculum (Core), which include, but are not limited to, reviewing proposals for courses to be offered in the Core and assessing the Core. This subcommittee also provides advice, as appropriate, on procedural matters relating to the Core and its assessment.

Documents

SoCC Operating Procedures 2017-2018
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