Committee on Courses of Instruction Charge

13.17 Committee on Courses of Instruction (En 13 Feb 16, CC 31 Aug 19)

13.17.1 There are six to eight Senate members, including one from each academic division and one from the School of Engineering. In addition, there is one undergraduate student representative, and the Associate Registrar, ex officio non-voting. (En 13 Feb 16; AM 9 Jan 19; CC 31 Aug 19)

13.17.2 Reviews, coordinates and takes final action on all matters relating to courses of instruction, including approval of new courses, modifications, withdrawal, conduct, content, credit valuation, classification of existing courses, prerequisites, the numbering and catalog description of courses. Reviews requests for exceptions to Division Regulations governing courses of instruction. The Committee shall, after consultation with the department(s) concerned, have the authority to delete from the catalog any course that has not been offered for six consecutive years. Consults, and advises faculties of colleges, departments, and individual members of the Division when matters relating to their courses of instruction are before the Committee. (En 13 Feb 16; Am 19 May 17; CC 31 Aug 19)

13.17.3 Approves General Education designations for courses based on CEP criteria. Is responsible for approving courses for fulfillment of the American History and Institutions requirement. (En 13 Feb 16; CC 31 Aug 19)

13.17.4 Approves Graduate Student Instructors and Undergraduate Teaching Assistants for undergraduate courses based on CEP criteria. (En 13 Feb 16; CC 31 Aug 19)

13.17.5 Reviews petitions for graduation under suspension of Santa Cruz or systemwide regulations, in accordance with SCB 10.1 and SB 312.A.3. Reviews and acts on all other petitions from students for exception to the Regulations of the Academic Senate including those found in the Santa Cruz Division, where permitted in the regulations. Considers grade appeals as allowed under Appendix C of the Santa Cruz Division Manual. (En 13 Feb 16; Am 9 Jan 19; CC 31 Aug 19)

13.17.6 Consistent with Senate Bylaws 20 and 310A.4, CCI may delegate routine administrative decisions related to academic policies and regulations of the Division to the University Registrar and College Provosts. (En 19 May 17; CC 31 Aug 19)

13.17.7 CCI will monitor and review on an annual basis all delegated decisions. (En 19 May 17; CC 31 Aug 19)