St. Olaf College

Curriculum Committee

The Curriculum Committee oversees the curriculum of the college in light of its mission, aims, and intended outcomes for student learning and development.  The committee normally meets as a full committee or in subcommittees on Wednesdays at 3:30 PM.  Its responsibilities include:

  • Making recommendations to the faculty regarding proposals for new programs and courses.
  • Overseeing the soundness and vitality of existing programs.
  • Reviewing and making recommendations regarding degree requirements and on-campus and off-campus credits.
  • Recommending academic regulations, procedures, and guidelines relative to the St. Olaf Academic Catalog concerning, but not limited to, registration, grading and examination policies, students’ academic status, and graduation.
  • Providing leadership for gathering, interpreting, and using assessment evidence to sustain and improve student learning.
  • Approving the academic calendar.