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Course development at UA South is a process managed by the Academic Affairs Department. A series of steps is laid out here.
Choose the Right Form
Course Addition, Modification, and Inactivation forms are available from the Registrar's Office Course Catalog Request Information page. Download and fill out the appropriate form from the Registrar's Office. Forms are not directly linked here in order to assure that faculty members are using the current version.
Create a Syllabus (Additions/Modifications)
The course syllabus is to be created and submitted along with the above-referenced forms. UA South maintains syllabus templates in the Instructional Resource Repository linked from the Academic Affairs page.
Submit the Form and Syllabus to Academic Affairs
The approval process involves several steps and numerous entities, both here at UA South and at main campus. Allow plenty of lead time. Process steps are:
- Paperwork initially submitted to Academic Affairs (Esther Henley)
- Review by the Associate Dean (Barbara Citera, Ph.D.)
- UA South Curriculum Committee Review
- Course is entered into UAccess by Academic Affairs (Esther Henley)
- Approval by Main Campus departments
- Course entered into the Academic Catalog
- Available for scheduling by Academic Affairs
Course additions/modifications/inactivation forms Submit to Esther Henley
Course additions /modifications/inactivation – forms must be completed and submitted with the UA South Routing Form
Course forms are available at: http://registrar.arizona.edu/courses/course-catalog-request-information?...
Please note that no syllabus is required for house numbered courses
Template for syllabi
- Regular courses
- Engagement courses
- General Education Courses: http://gened.arizona.edu/faculty
- Important Course Resources: http://registrar.arizona.edu/courses/course-resources-and-policies?audie...
- Expedited Modifications: http://registrar.arizona.edu/courses/expedited-course-modifications?audi...
To accommodate changes to existing courses in the Course Catalog, departments may submit certain types of course modifications in an expedited format using a spreadsheet via email instead of the Course Management Form process. This expedited format for course modifications will only be allowed during the open access scheduling period. The deadline for submitting these types of course modifications (including all required signatories) is the same as the deadline for the close of the open access period. Forms received after that date will require a Course Management Form process or changes will not be made effective until the following term. The Expedited Course Modification form and instructions for its use are housed at the Registrar's Office Expedited Course Modifications page.
Once complete, the form should be submitted to Esther Henley
100% Engagement Experience Courses
Expedited Process for Preceptorships and Capstone Courses (491/498)
Syllabi must be submitted to the Curriculum Committee Chair, Assistant Dean of Academic Advising, and Associate Dean firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org by December 1, 2015
Shared programs (main campus departments):
Program Directors consult with home department and submit approved course for modification to the Curriculum Committee if needed.
UA South unique programs:
Program Directors submit courses for modifications following the UA South curriculum process. For instructions follow this link.
Non-credit Engagement Experience:
Submit proposals to the UA South review committee comprised of the Assistant Dean of Academic Advising and Student Services, Assistant Director of Student Services, Curriculum Committee Chair, and the Associate Dean. email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Approved proposals will be sent to the University Committee for final approval.
The UA South staff and faculty that make up the Academic Affairs Department are committed to providing quick, courteous, and professional support services. Please contact any of the below listed employees if you have any questions or requests.
Teacher Education CoordinatorPhone (SV): (520) 458-8278, ext. 2136
Associate Dean, UA South | Associate ProfessorHistoryPhone (SV): (520) 458-8278, ext. 2130
Director, Cyber Operations Program Development
Adjunct InstructorSecondary Education
Student Services Fee Advisor, Program CoordinatorPhone (SV): (520) 458-8278, ext. 2188
Office Specialist, SeniorPhone (SV): (520) 458-8278, ext. 2143
Graduate Program CoordinatorPhone (SV): (520) 458-8278 ext. 2118
Administrative Associate, Faculty SupportPhone (SV): (520) 458-8278 ext. 2123
Recruitment and Placement SpecialistPhone (SV): (520) 221-5625
Mentor | Clinical InstructorPhone (Science & Tech Park): (520) 626-2001
Phone (SV): (520) 458-8278 ext. 2162
Transition to Teaching Program ManagerPhone (SV): (520) 458-8278 ext. 2119
Instructional DesignerPhone (Cell): (520) 485-7955