Curriculum Approval Authority

Type of Change Final Approval Authority Further Reporting Requirements
New programs (including options, streams, concentrations, new interdisciplinary programs, new Ordinary programs where only an Honours existed, and vice versa) Senate MTCU
New Degrees (usually involving a new program) Senate MTCU
New Certificates Senate MTCU
New Diplomas Senate MTCU
Major Changes to degree requirements Senate Some cases, OCUA
Minor Changes to degree requirements CCAS Senate for information
New academic regulations (academic standards) Senate
Changes to academic regulations (academic standards) CCAS (minor) Senate (major) Senate for information
New courses, deleted courses* AAPPC CCAS for information
Changes to courses*, such as Number (where no change in level)
Credit weight (e.g. 3.0 to 6.0)   Level (e.g. 2000 to 3000)   Title   Description     Pre- or Co-requisites     Exclusions     Equivalents (cross-listings)
AAPPC     AAPPC   AAPPC   AAPPC   AAPPC     AAPPC     AAPPC     AAPPC Faculty Council for info.     Faculty Council for information   Faculty Council for information   Faculty Council for information   Faculty Council for information CCAS may audit   Faculty Council for information CCAS may audit   Faculty Council for information CCAS may audit   Faculty Council for information CCAS may audit
New Special Topics courses Faculty Council CCAS for information
New Title variants AAPPC Faculty Council for information

* Note: Only when the changes/additions/deletions do not impact upon program degree requirements. When they do have such an impact, they should be submitted as changes to degree requirements and are subject to authority of Senate as indicated above.