Making Revisions to Common Prerequisites

Proposed changes to any common prerequisites established by the Articulation Coordinating Committee shall be submitted in writing to the Chair of the Articulation Coordinating Committee. Proposed changes would include the addition or deletion of a course designated as a common prerequisite and the addition or deletion of course substitutions. The proposed amendments should be submitted by the first week in February of each year prior to the subsequent Fall semester implementation. See the timeline provided below for a detailed explanation of the revision process. All recommendations shall come through the Oversight Committee with the Articulation Coordinating Committee giving final approval. Final approval of the amendments shall be made by the Articulation Coordinating Committee at its September meeting. The amendments shall be incorporated into the Common Prerequisite Counseling Manual for distribution in December for inclusion in university and community college catalogs to be distributed in May and June.

REVISIONS TIMELINE Time Period Action(s) November-January 31 Colleges submit requests for revisions to DCU/CC staff Early February - First Week DCU/CC staff send requests for revisions to Faculty Discipline Co-Chairs Early March - First Week Co-Chairs send requests out to respective Committees (Committees may meet once each year face-to-face) Mid-April Co-Chairs submit Faculty Discipline Committees' recommendations for revisions to Division of Colleges and Universities and Community College staff June Staff compiles recommendations from Faculty Discipline Committees and sends to Co-Chairs for verification Early August Oversight Committee Meeting held to approve recommendations for revisions September Articulation Coordinating Committee approves changes October-November Common Prerequisite Manual revisions made and updated Manual finalized December Manual distributed to community colleges and universities [November-January 31 Revisions submitted again for the next edition of the Manual] December-May Universities and community colleges prepare institutional catalogs May SUS and CC catalogs published with revised common prerequisites Fall New changes become effective

Revision Timeline

 

Time Period

Action(s)

November-January 31

Colleges submit requests for revisions to DCU/CC staff

Early February - First Week

DCU/CC staff send requests for revisions to Faculty Discipline Co-Chairs

Early March - First Week

Co-Chairs send requests out to respective Committees (Committees may meet once each year face-to-face)

Mid-April

Co-Chairs submit Faculty Discipline Committees' recommendations for revisions to Division of Colleges and Universities and Community College staff

June

Staff compiles recommendations from Faculty Discipline Committees and sends to Co-Chairs for verification

Early August

Oversight Committee Meeting held to approve recommendations for revisions

September

Articulation Coordinating Committee approves changes

October-November

Common Prerequisite Manual revisions made and updated Manual finalized

December

Manual distributed to community colleges and universities

[November-January 31

Revisions submitted again for the next edition of the Manual]

December-May

Universities and community colleges prepare institutional catalogs

May

SUS and CC catalogs published with revised common prerequisites

Fall

New changes become effective