Minor Revision Proposal

This can be used submit a new minor proposal for the 2022-2023 academic year.

 

 


Instructions and Basics


According to US Catalogue policy, revisions must be effective in the Fall 20213.

A minor's name cannot be changed by revision. To change the name of a minor the original minor must be terminated and a new minor created with the new name.
Type of Minor

Indicate whether the minor will be departmental (all courses from one department) or interdepartmental (interdisciplinary).
Does the request qualify for administrative action?

If your request is only to add or remove elective (non-required) courses, not affecting total units required for the degree, certificate or minor, it qualifies for administrative action.

Reason for Request and Review Considerations


Explain why you are revising this minor so that reviewers outside your school will understand your objectives. Also describe concrete changes to the minor and the objectives/rationale that justify this revision.

(E.g., adding/removing courses, significantly updating content/focus/structure, change of prefix requires revision etc.)

Who will teach courses in this minor? Will they be tenure track or adjunct faculty?

Include a description of necessary physical resources or distance learning platform(s) used (e.g., library, labs, DEN, 2U, etc.) For distance learning, describe how advisement and other university resources will be made available to off-campus students.

Catalogue Information


The following description and curriculum schema are published in the USC Catalogue.‚Äč Please reference where students can find eligibility requirements and/or application procedures if not stated in the description.

At least 16 units must be unique to the minor (i.e., not included in the major). Minors should require no fewer than 16 units and no more than 32 units.

Published on July 26th, 2021

Last updated on July 28th, 2021