Undergraduate Education Committee (UEC)

Major vs. minor course changes

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Type of change Major changes Minor changes
Title and/or calendar description Reflects a change in nature or focus For correction or clarification
Learning outcomes and/or content
Reflects a change in nature or focus Does not reflect a change in nature or focus
Course level


Moving a lower-level course to an upper-level course and vice versa Moving a first-year course to second year and vice versa or third-year course to fourth year and vice versa

Prerequisites and/or co-requisites

Restricts options for students Expands options for students

Course details

Change in number of credits, hours, or length Change in frequency of course offering
Delivery method


Change or addition of a delivery method that has a cost Change or addition of a delivery method that does not affect cost
Impact on other programs
Affects other academic units Does not affect other academic units
Resource requirements
Additional resources are required at a cost Additional resource costs are covered by the associated academic unit
Maximum enrolment

Affects the quota for a program Does not affect the quota for a program
Other
Deletion of course  


Note:
One major changes means that all changes in the proposal are considered major.

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