Core Curriculum Committee
Fall 2016 meeting dates:
Fridays, 9-11, 410 Luther Bonney, Portland; Sept. 9, 23; Oct. 14, 28; Nov. 18; Dec. 2, 9
The Core Curriculum Committee is a standing committee of the Faculty Senate of the University of Southern Maine.
The CCC’s charge from the Faculty Senate states:
"The USM Core Curriculum Committee shall be responsible for approving proposed courses and reviewing them periodically; providing assistance with transfer reviews; overseeing assessment; identifying faculty development needs; and overseeing policies and procedures. Review and approval of courses for inclusion in the USM Core Curriculum shall respect and give appropriate deference to the expertise and academic freedom of individual faculty to teach what they know and to determine the content, pedagogy, required student activities, and teaching practices of each course."
If you need additional information on responsibilities of members please contact Peggy Moore, current CCC chair, or Susan McWilliams, Assistant Provost for d Core Curriculum (email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Course proposal forms
For new courses in CE, CI, SE or SCA please contact Susan McWilliams at email@example.com for guidance and proposal forms.
Sample Capstone proposal (coming soon)
Course Blueprints for "Grandfathered" Core Courses
Please do not use blueprints for new course proposals. The Blueprints are for review of previous "letter" Core courses only.
Please read the first link for important instructions.
Cultural Interpretation (forthcoming)
Please submit your blueprint via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (wo
Prior to fall 2011, the Core Curriculum was based on the following course criteria: