Faculty, Schools, & Departments

What is the process to nominate one of our course/sequence of courses for the KU Core?

Please visit the KU Core Nominations webpage to see the breakdown on nominating a course.

What is the process for nominating an educational experience for the KU Core?

Please visit the KU Core Educational Experiences webpage to read about the process.

What is the process for appealing the UCCC’s decision not to approve our course or sequence nomination?

The UCCC will communicate when a nomination has not been approved. To appeal, we recommend you discuss with the UCCC Chair and KU Core Coordinator for more information about the committee’s review. Once your information has been compiled, please send it to kucore@ku.edu. The committee will review the additional information and reconsider the course.

We have been notified that one of courses is due for recertification. What is the process and how long does it take?

Please visit KU Core Recertification webpage for more information.

What are the requirements for a course or sequence to be included in the KU Core?

The course must demonstrate that it meets the learning outcomes for the proposed goal. Please visit KU Core Goals webpage to see a breakdown of the learning outcomes for each goal.

My course is in the KU Core. What additional expectations come with this designation?

The course will be up for recertification on a 6-year cycle. During this process, you will be asked to provide information about how the course meets the learning outcomes for the approved goal. For more information and a timeline of the recertification process, please visit KU Core Recertification webpage.

What is the process for removing one of our courses or sequences from the KU Core, and how long does it take?

Please visit the KU Core Decertification webpage for more information.

We have been notified that one of our courses or sequences is going to be removed from the KU Core. What is the process moving forward? 

The UCCC does not decertify courses without probable cause. The reason for courses to be decertified are either by request of the department or during the recertification process. The committee determines if courses meet the learning outcomes for the goals. Courses that are decertified can be appealed through the committee by better demonstrating that the courses meet the learning outcomes.

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KU Core Recertification forms for Goal 6 are due September 18, 2020. Please contact kucore@ku.edu for questions.
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