Minor Changes to Existing Courses

Unless a change in course description is so radical as to constitute a new course, any one or a combination of any or all of the following are considered minor course changes and should be submitted on the Minor Course Change Form.

  • Title and/or abbreviated title
  • Description change, prerequisite, or restriction
  • Number and /or alpha prefix or suffix
  • Grading method
  • Repeatable or not repeatable for credit
  • Addition of Subtitle (usually for special topics courses)
  • Teaching mode (lecture, lab, staffing formula, C/S factors, etc.)
  • Laboratory, activity, and/or lecture hours
  • Discontinuation (all courses should be offered at least once every two years)
  • Major Restrictions
  • Permission is required (Course requires consent for student to enroll)