Core Curriculum Council

Committee Description, 2011 Texas A&M University Faculty Senate Bylaws:
This committee shall establish requirements for, and recommend to the Senate courses to be included in the core curriculum to satisfy:
     1.  State Coordinating Board requirements in:
          a. Communications
          b. Mathematics
          c. Natural Sciences
          d. Humanities and Visual Arts
          e. Social and Behavioral Sciences
     2.  The University graduation requirement for International and Cultural Diversity.
     3.  The committee shall also establish criteria for evaluation and review, and to recommend to the Senate renewal 
          or non renewal of existing courses on a regular basis.  
     4.  The committee shall establish and implement methods for assessing the success of the core curriculum in 
          meeting Coordinating Board and SACS standards.
     5.  Members shall be appointed by the Speaker, annually, with the advice of the
          Executive Committee and the consent of the Senate. Representatives for the
          Dean of Undergraduate Programs and of the Office of Institutional Assessment shall serve as non-voting, ex-          officio members.

2020-2021 Core Curriculum Committee Meeting Deadlines                   
2020-21 CCC Agenda Deadline CCC Meeting FS Report Deadline FS Meeting
September September 9 September 21 September 25 October 12
October October 7 October 19 October 23 November 9
November November 4* November 16 November 20 December 14
December December 2** December 15 December 18 January 11
January January 13 January 25 January 29 February 8
February February 3*** February 15 February 19 March 8
March March 10 March 22 March 26 April 12
April April 7 April 19 April 23 May 10
May May 5 May 17 May 21 June 14
June June 9 June 21 June 25 July 12
July July 7 July 19 July 23 August 9
*Deadline for new 2021-22 core curriculum courses
**Deadline for new 2021-22 ICD/CD courses
***Deadline for 2020-2021 Recertification courses

For printable 2020-2021 schedule, click here.

CD Rubric
CD Cover Sheet
ICD Rubric
ICD Cover Sheet

Final Guidelines for New Core Courses
Core Recertification Guidelines

If you are new to submitting ICD and CD courses through CARS, you will find step-by-step instructions in TrainTraq, course #2113967:

 2020 - 2021 Core Curriculum Council