Programs & Curriculum

Approval of proposed new programs and the review of existing programs at the University of Toronto is governed by the Policy for Approval and Review of Academic Programs and Units. The University of Toronto Quality Assurance Process (UTQAP) outlines the protocols for the assessment and approval of new programs, review of existing programs, modifications to existing programs, and closures of programs. The UTQAP was ratified by the Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance (known as the Quality Council) on March 31, 2011. A revised version was approved in September 2012.

Tips and Guidelines

Call for Curriculum

2018-19 Curriculum Cycle Deadlines

Proposal Type Deadline

Undergraduate Major Modifications and Associated New Course Proposals

Monday, August 1, 2017

Notes:

  1. Only major modifications that have been approved to go forward by the VP Dean's Office may be submitted.
  2. Major modification proposals must be submitted on the appropriate proposal template, in MS Word format, to the VP Dean's Office.

Undergraduate Program Closures

Monday, August 1, 2017

Note: Undergraduate program closures must be submitted on the appropriate proposal template, in MS Word format, to the VP Dean's Office.

Undergraduate Minor Modifications, including:

  • Minor program changes;
  • New courses not associated with new programs and major modifications;
  • Course changes;
  • Course retirements/deletions.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Note: Undergraduate minor modifications must be submitted through the Curriculum Manager (CM) system.

Graduate Minor Modifications, including:

  • Minor modifications to existing programs;
  • New courses;
  • Changes to existing courses;
  • Course retirements/deletions.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Notes:

  1. Graduate minor program modifications must be submitted on the appropriate template, in MS Word format, to the VP Dean's Office.
  2. All graduate course proposals (new, changes to existing, retirements) must be submitted through the Curriculum Manager (CM) system.

 

2018-19 Curriculum Change Proposal Templates

Proposal Templates (hyperlinked)

Major modifications to an existing undergraduate or graduate program

Major modification to introduce a new Specialist or Major Program where a Specialist or Major Program already exists

Major modification to introduce a new Freestanding Minor offering

Note: A Freestanding Minor is one where there is no analogous Specialist or Major program already offered.

Minor modification to introduce a new Minor offering where an analogous Specialist or Major already exists

Minor modifications to an existing undergraduate program

Closing an existing undergraduate or graduate program

Proposing a new undergraduate course

Proposing changes to an existing undergraduate course

Proposing the retirement/deletion of an undergraduate course

Proposing minor modifications to an existing graduate program

Proposing a new graduate course, or changes to an existing graduate course

For templates for all other types of proposal, please contact Annette Knott, Academic Programs Officer, at aknott@utsc.utoronto.ca or 416-208-4820.