Course Approval Process

New courses, and revisions to existing courses must first be vetted by respective departments. Upon submission, they are then reviewed by Instructional Support, Department Chair, Divisional Analyst, Associate Dean, CEP/GC, and Registrar's office. Upon approval, you will notified by Instructional Support.These revisions must be submitted by the quarterly deadlines found on the Course Approval Calendar:

For additional resources on CCI syllabus requirements, including accessibility, please visit CITL's syllabus design webpage here:

Additionally, please see CITL's Syllabus Checklist to ensure that your revision or new course routes through the approval process as smoothly as possible.

Below is a chart highlighting what forms are needed for each type of revision. The 'X's are hyperlinks that will download the appropriate form. Forms must be submitted electronically. Once you have completed out all necessary forms, please email them to

New Course
Approval Form
Course Approval
Syllabus*** Supplemental
Undergraduate New Course* X X X
Undergraduate Revision   X X
Graduate New Course X X X
Graduate Revision   X X

* If you are proposing that a General Education (GE) requirement be fulfilled by a particular class (undergrad only), please additionally fill out the appropriate GE form. Only one GE can be applied to each course. Those forms can be found here:

**If you are proposing that your course require a prerequisite/co-requisite that is outside of your department, please also include a letter of support from the sponsoring department (forwarded/attached email is fine).

***You can use the abbreviated syllabus template included above as a download. Or CITL's template found here: