Graduate Curriculum

The Faculty Committee on Graduate Education works with the Graduate School, the Registrar's Office, the Provost's Office, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and other College-wide committees to evaluate each proposed change to the graduate curriculum and graduate programs at the College of Charleston.

Graduate Education Committee Members 2020-2021
Graduate Education Committee Charge: FAM, page 16-17

Meetings Dates and Minutes

Graduate Curriculum meetings are held virtually at 3pm

Fall 2020

  • Friday, September 4                Agenda | Minutes                  
  • Friday, October 9                     Agenda | Minutes                      
  • Friday, November 6                 Agenda | Minutes  cancelled
  • Friday, December 4                 Agenda | Minutes  

Spring 2021 

  • Friday, January 8                    Agenda | Minutes
  • Friday, February 5                   Agenda | Minutes  cancelled
  • Thursday, March 4                  Agenda | Minutes 
  • Friday, April 9                          Agenda | Minutes 

All curricular proposals must be submitted via the Curriculog system ( 

Proposal arrives at Provost's Office by1

Present proposal to
Committee on
Graduate Education

Present approved proposal to
Graduate Council on*

Senate considers proposals on

8/21/2020 9/4/2020 9/18/2020 10/6/2020
9/25/2020 10/9/2020 10/23/2020 11/10/2020
10/23/2020 11/6/2020 11/20/2020 12/8/2020
11/13/20202 12/4/2020 12/18/2020 1/12/2021
12/4/20203 1/8/2021 1/22/2021 2/2/2021
1/15/20214 2/5/2021 2/19/2021 3/2/2021
2/12/20215 3/4/2021*


4/13/2021 if needed
*No curricular proposals
will be considered after the March meeting
*Proposals approved by
Graduate Council
will be forwarded to Senate on same date


1After a proposal is submitted, 2-3 weeks may transpire before it arrives at the Provost's Office.  Therefore and to avoid delays, the originator should monitor the review steps in Curriculog and contact the respective reviewer (chair, dean, and/or provost) if the active proposal sits at a step for more than 7 days (one week) without action.

2Provost's step deadline for new degrees, programs, and certificates, which must also be reviewed by Academic Planning and Budget Committees prior to Senate consideration.

3Provost's step deadline for prerequisite/co-requisite-change, credit-hour change requests, placement scores, and course number.  Changes to a course's co/prerequisites, credit hours, placement scores, and course numbers for the 2021-2022 academic year MUST arrive at the Provost's step by this date. 

4Provost's step deadline for new course proposals.

5Proposals that do not reach the Provost's Office by 2/12/2021 will not be considered.  All 2020-2021 Undergraduate, Graduate, and General Education Curriculog forms will be deactivated and unavailable for use after 2/19/21.  The new 2021-2022 forms will be activated and ready for use no later than July 1, 2021 (once U and G catalogs are finalized and posted).  Faculty can continue to work on curriculum offline during the period of deactivation.  All proposals that are created on 2020-2021 forms, but do not make the last meeting agendas on the Faculty Curriculum Committee (3/5/21) or the Graduate Education Committee (3/4/21) must be deleted and restarted in 2021-2022 using the new forms and the new catalog.

IMPORTANT: CHE approval (new program, program modification) can take 5 months if there are no issues or delays.  New programs require SACSCOC approval and may not begin until approval is conveyed.  CHE notification for new certificates and notification of change for concentrations or programs totaling 12 credits or less require 3 months for review and acknowledgement prior to start.

Graduate Curriculum Information and Resources