Committee on Curricula

Standing Bylaw Committee of the School of Arts and Sciences

MEMBERSHIP: 2020-2021

Term: Five (5) years

Name and Link to
Directory Listing

Rank, Department

Term

Proctor, David*
(currcomm@tufts.edu)

Senior Lecturer, History

2012-2025

Borgers, Christoph

Professor, Mathematics

2020-2025

Couch, Alva

Associate Professor, Computer Science

2018-2023

Crowe, Lauren

Lecturer, Biology

2020-2025

Hardman, Anna

Senior Lecturer, Economics

2013-2023

Kosinski, Karen

Lecturer, Community Health

2018-2023

Kryatov, Sergiy

Senior Lecturer, Chemistry

2016-2021

Stoessel, Saskia

Senior Lecturer, International Literary and Cultural Studies

2011-2021

Shaw, Jacob

Undergraduate student representative, TCU Senate

2020-2021

Impastato, Jillian

Undergraduate student representative, TCU Senate

2020-2021

TBD

Graduate student representative, Graduate Student Council

2020-2021

Thomas, Sam+

Dean of Academic Affairs, Arts and Sciences

 

Frazitta, Stephanie+

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Advising

 

Gadd, Leah+

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Advising

 

Downing, Carol+

Associate Registrar

 

Brown, Robin+

Assistant Registrar

 

Lowe, Carmen+

Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Undergraduate Education

 

Kelehan, Martha+

Associate Director, Teaching and Research, Tisch Library

 

*Chair/Co-Chair
+ ex-officio/non-voting

The function of the Committee on Curricula, also known as Curr Com, is to care for the wise adjustment of the curricula. All proposed changes in the curricula should be referred to this committee before being referred to the faculty for final action.

Visit the School of Arts and Sciences Bylaws for more information regarding this committee's bylaws.

View this committee's workload obligations.

Committee Business

Guidelines for Assigning Credit to Courses

Submissions to the Committee on Curricula

 

SEMESTER HOUR UNITS FORMULA (based on one full semester):

 

# Hour Units

How it's calculated

1 semester hour unit

1 hour or 50-90 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 2 hours homework per week (or 3 hours per week of combined instruction, practice, and rehearsal for performance-based courses; or 15 hours of instruction/contact over semester plus 30 hours of homework over semester)

2 semester hour units

2 hours or 100-140 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 4 hours homework per week (or 7 hours per week of combined instruction, practice, and rehearsal for performance-based courses; or 30 hours of instruction/contact over semester plus 60 hours of homework over semester)

3 semester hour units

3 hours or 150-190 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 6 hours homework per week (or equivalent)

4 semester hour units

4 hours or 200-250 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 8 hours of homework per week

5 semester hour units

5 hours or 250-290 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 10 hours of homework per week

6 semester hour units

6 hours or 300-340 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 12 hours homework per week

7 semester hour units

7 hours or 350-390 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 14 hours homework per week