Curriculum Policies & Procedures

As described in the NYFC Constitution, duties and membership of the curriculum policies and procedures committee consist of the following:

a.  The Committee on Curriculum Policies and Procedures is composed of the following:

i.  Up to 10 at-large voting members of the NYFC;

ii.  One voting member for each academic department, either the Department Chair or a department representative;

iii.  Three student representatives;

iv.  Ex officio voting members include the Second Vice-Chair of NYFC and New York Campus Directors of Academic Programs, e.g., Honors and Women’s Studies;

v.  Non-voting ex officio members are the Academic Deans, or their chosen representatives, Director of Libraries, Registrar, Director of Admissions, Director of Special Programs.

b.  In general, it is the function of the Committee to offer recommendations to the NYFC with reference to improving and updating the academic programs on the campus and to maintain an ongoing relationship with the JFC with regard to curricular issues. The Committee bears a special obligation to periodically review, and if necessary, initiate changes in the Core Curriculum.  The goal of the Committee is to assist the various divisions of the University in the development of high quality programs that will prepare students in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of Pace University.

c.  Specific Functions

i.  To make policy recommendations to the NYFC on matters found in ii-vi.

ii.  Reviews and approves departmental initiatives in developing new degree granting programs;

iii.  Reviews and approves any changes in course offerings which cause significant change in the requirements of an existing program;

iv.  Reviews and approves new curricula within existing degree granting programs;

v.  Reviews and approves deletions of major and minor programs;

vi.  Periodically reviews the core curriculum with particular attention to changes in course offerings that might impact on the core.


Allocated:                 10 members

Currently has:            10 members

Committee chairs:     
Ida Dupont (Sociology and Anthropology)
Janice Winch (Management & Management Science)

Current committee members: (Fall 2011 - Spring 2013)
Ida Dupont (Sociology and Anthropology)
Al Ward (Psychology)
Barbara Blumberg (History)
Bill Offutt (History)
Cathy Dwyer (Information Systems)
Joan Roland (History)
Rita Upmacis (Chemistry and Physical Sciences)
P.V. Viswanath (Finance & Economics)
Joseph Morreale (Economics)
Janice Winch (Management & Management Science)


Ex officio member:           
John Byrne

2012 Meeting Schedule:

Tuesday, February 28, 2:30-4:30 (W503 in 1 Pace Plaza)

Thursday, March 22, 2:30-4:30  (W503 in 1 Pace Plaza)

Tuesday, April 24, 2:30-4:30  (W503 in 1 Pace Plaza)
All proposals must be sent to at least one week prior to the meeting in order for the proposal to be reviewed.  Also, please alert Ida Dupont to any changes to the mailing list.



May 2, 2012:

NYFC CC Report for May 2, 2012

MS Financial Risk Mgmt (State Form abbreviated)

MS Program in Social Media (State Form abbreviated)

ART BA Proposal 2012


Adolescent Special Ed April 2012 (New program form - abbreviated)

Inclusive Adolescent Ed Program Proposal for NYFC


Dec. 9:

NYFC CC Report for Dec 9, 2011.docx

RN.BS PROPOSAL.11.15.docx

List of RNBS Courses fall 11.15.11.docx

mjg 2011 RN-BSCurricWorksheet .11.15.11.doc


Chinese Economic Studies Proposal Short Form 12.1.11.doc




Nov. 22: 
NYFC Curriculum Policies and Procedures Meeting Minutes from 11-22-10
BA Economics & MPA Rationale
BA Environmental Studies & MPA Rationale
BA History & MPA Rationale

Oct 25:
 NYFC Curriculum Policies and Procedures Meeting Minutes from 10-25-10

2009- 2010

Apr 27 2010:
NYFC Curriculum Policies and Procedures Meeting Minutes from 04-27-10
Proposal for BA Theatre Arts - Dance - 2010
New Program Form: Advanced Certificate In Literacy - 04-12-10
New Program Form: Literacy Specialist - 04-12-10

Apr 06 2010: 
NYFC Curriculum Policies and Procedures Meeting Minutes from 04-06-10
Proposal for Finance Dept Revised Undergraduate Major - March 2010
Proposal for MST Childhood-Childhood Special Education
Addendum to MST Childhood-Childhood Special Education-MST Application March 2010

Jan 26 2010: 
NYFC Curriculum Policies and Procedures Meeting Minutes from 01-26-10

Nov 23 2009:
NYFC Curriculum Policies and Procedues Meeting Minutes from 11-23-09
Proposal for BBA Mgt Science Revision

Sep 21 2009:
NYFC_Curriculum-Policy_Minutes_Sep. 21, 2009


Rational for Combined BAMA in MOL & Publishing_edited
Program Description Public Economics & Policy Analysis [Minor] 4-28-09_Short Version
NEW Combined SPA Publishing BA-MA Worksheet Template-1
Final Materials for Faculty Council Presentation 090429
Curriculum [Minor]_Revised-4-28-09
Revisions of Psych & Applied Psych - Human Relations Majors
Minutes of the Oct. 2, 2008 meeting
SOE Certificate
FFS Minor
Minutes of the October 29, 2007 meeting

Revised Modern Language major
Russian Track
Minutes of the February 28, 2007 meeting
Report of the University 101 Advisory Committee