Core Curriculum

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 Core.  Click here for more information about the Core course proposal process.

To propose a new Speaking Across the Curriculum course, please complete a Core Course Proposal Form and a SAC Proposal Form.

To propose a new Indianapolis Community Requirement course, please complete a Core Course Proposal Form and an ICR Proposal Form.

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 guidelines?

Please  click here for Speaking Across the Curriculum guidelines.

 

Where can I find the Writing Across the Curriculum guidelines?

Please  click here for Writing Across the Curriculum guidelines.  


Is there support available to help prepare to teach a Core course?

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 here.

 

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 here.