Frequently Asked Question for Faculty
How can I teach a Core curriculum course?
Complete a Core
Course Proposal Form. The proposal will be reviewed by a
faculty committee in one of the sub-areas. If approved, the
proposal will be forwarded to the Core Curriculum Committee for
review. If CCC approval is secured, the Registrar will notify the
University Community by e-mail of approved courses, which will be
available for review in the Proposals Published for Final Approval
Review folder on the Core Curriculum site on Moodle for 15
days from the notification date. Approved courses standing without
objection for the 15 day review period will be added to the
Click here for more information about the Core course proposal
To propose a new Speaking Across the Curriculum course, please
complete a Core
Course Proposal Form and a SAC Proposal
To propose a new Indianapolis Community Requirement course,
please complete a Core
Course Proposal Form and an ICR Proposal
The deadline for submitting proposals for spring courses is
April 1 of preceding year
The deadline for submitting proposals for summer or fall
courses is November 1 of preceding year
Where can I find the Speaking Across the Curriculum
click here for Speaking Across the Curriculum
Where can I find the Writing Across the Curriculum
here for Writing Across the Curriculum guidelines.
Is there support available to help prepare to teach a Core
Yes, Course Development Grants provide up to $300 to assist
faculty in developing a new course in an area of inquiry. The
application can be found by clicking
Is there funding available to help defray costs of special
experiences for my students in one of my Core classes?
Yes, Course Enhancement Grants provide up to $200 toward a
co-curricular experience for students relevant to the Core course.
The application can be found by clicking
Which Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) do I fill out on my
IDEA forms for Core courses?
You can view the list of Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) for
Core courses by clicking here.