2017-2018 General Education Course Modify


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Fill out the Proposal

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General Catalog Information
  • The proposal originators should first consult with the appropriate cluster coordinator.

    • Use this form to modify an existing course that is part of General Education only.

    1. TURN ON help text before starting this proposal by clicking in the top right corner of the heading.
    2. SELECT an Academic Unit. Be as specific as possible by choosing a program if it is listed. 
    3. SAVE all changes by clicking on  or​ Save All Changes.
    4. REVIEW approvers for each step. Verify that each one is correct.
    5. IMPORT from catalog by clicking.
    6. RUN Impact Report and contact other impacted units before launching proposal. 
    7. FILL IN all fields required marked with an *. You will not be able to launch the proposal without completing required fields.
    8. LAUNCH proposal by clicking in the top left corner.
    9. EDIT proposal. 
    10. SAVE all changes.

  • Select the academic unit(s) and cluster.
    Example, HIST 160, select Department of History and Cluster One: Skills for the 21st Century.

  • Approving Academic Unit(s)*
  • Action(s) Desired*
  • Select the cluster area or group with which the course will be affliated:

  • General Education Cluster*
  • Help: Subject Identifier (Subject Area in PeopleSoft). Example ACTG.
    Help: Course number. (Catalog Nbr in PeopleSoft.) Select "Code" when importing a course from Acalog (catalog).
  • Long Title*
  • Enter the Short Course Title in ALL CAPS. Enter the abbreviated course title, if the Long Title exceeds 30 characters. This title will show on a student’s transcript and in MyMadison.

  • Short Course Title*
  • Enter Minimum Units and Maximum Units with two places after the decimal. Example: 3.00

  • Minimum Units:*
    Maximum Units:*
  • Description*
  • Requisite(s)
  • Course will be offered as:*
  • Class Size*
  • Grading Basis*
    Course Component*
  • Proposed schedule of offering*
  • Change to take Effect:
  • Semester*
  • Justification and Resources
  • Explain how the modifications are appropriate for this course within your academic unit.

  • Help: Enter a purpose and/or justification for the request being submitted. This should include information on why or how the idea was initiated (e.g., requests from students, requests from other academic units, results of assessment activities or Academic Program Review, new faculty specialty area, ect.)
    Purpose and/or Justification:*
  • Help: Enter the skills students will demonstrate upon successful completion of the course.
    Course Learning Objectives:*
  • Explain how modifications to this course meet cluster or area learning objectives.

  • General Education Learning Objectives:*
  • Help: Enter an outline of the intellectual content of the course. Do not include a syllabus, list of required readings, testing procedures or learning objectives.
    Course Outline:*
  • Course proposed for General Education must include a complete syllabus.*
  • Faculty
  • Does course use existing or additional faculty?*
    • If existing faculty will teach courses, explain how course loads will be adjusted to accommodate the change.
    • If additional faculty will be required, describe how they will be funded.

  • Faculty Justification:*
  • Additional Resources:
  • For each of the sections below, indicate if additional resources are required and how those resources are being obtained.

  • Requires new classroom / laboratory space?*
  • Help: Describe any new classroom/laboratory space that will be required, including where it is located.
    If so, please explain:
  • Requires new equipment?*
  • Help: Describe any additional equipment that will be required (e.g., hardware, software, laboratory apparatuses, etc.) and how it will be funded.
    If so, please explain:
  • Requires special funding?*
  • Help: Describe any additional funding that will be required, the reason(s) for funding and how it will be obtained.
    If so, please explain:
  • Requires additional Library / Information Technology resources?*
  • Help: Describe any additional library or information technology resources that will be needed.
    If so, please explain:
  • Impacted Areas
    1. Run Impact Report. (video)
    2. Contact impacted department(s).
    3. Indicate department(s) contacted.

  • Will this impact another academic unit or area?*
  • Impacted department(s) and contact(s)
  • Additional department(s) and contact(s):
  • Other Involved Areas
  • Does this involve Center for Global Engagement?*
  • If so, please explain:
  • Will this course count for Honors credit or otherwise affect Honors?*
  • If so, please explain:
  • Will this course count for Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies credit or otherwise affect Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies?*
  • If so, please explain:
Administrative Use Only
  • Catalog Ownership
  • Catalog ID
    Course Type
  • Course ID
  • Credits for Acalog
  • Section Size 1
    Section Size 2
  • Consent Required
    Enrollment Requirement
  • Repeatable
  • Maximum Allowed Units for Repeatable Courses
    Maximum Allowed Completions for Repeatable Courses
  • Instructional Mode 1
    Instructional Mode 2
  • HEGIS Code
  • Course Attribute 1
    Course Attribute Value 1
  • Course Attribute 2
    Course Attribute Value 2
  • Course Attribute 3
    Course Attribute Value 3