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This collection provides access to forms, checklists, and packets (instructions and forms) associated with the new curriculum and Expected Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes.

How to Submit a Liberal Studies Course Proposal
Packet of forms and information to prepare a course to meet a Liberal Studies Learning Skill or Knowledge Area category.
Curriculum Proposal Cover Sheet Document icon
Interactive/Savable PDF Form
UWUCC Curriculum Proposal Coversheet Document icon
Word Version
Syllabus of Record Format
The syllabus of record describes the course in some detail to those interested in the course and provides guidance to faculty members in the department who may wish to teach the course.
Course Analysis Questionnaire Document icon
Part of all new course proposals
Liberal Studies Course Approval Checklist Document icon
Use this checklist for all Liberal Studies categories other than Writing-intensive sections; a different checklist is available for this.
Liberal Studies Course Approval General Information Document icon
Answers to these questions must be submitted on a separate sheet of paper with the course proposal.
Liberal Studies Criteria for the New Curriculum
Criteria for the various Liberal Studies categories describe the Expected Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes and Required Content for each area of the new curriculum.
How to Submit a Writing-Intensive Course Proposal
This packet of forms and instructions is for individuals and departments who wish to designate courses as Writing-Intensive.
Writing Across the Curriculum Document icon
Criteria for Writing-Intensive Courses (PDF)
Checklist for Writing-Intensive Proposals Document icon
Interactive PDF File (can be saved). The Liberal Studies Committee’s most frequently asked questions, based on the Senate criteria for writing-intensive courses for all writing-intensive courses.
Interactive Summary Chart for Writing Assignments Document icon
Interactive PDF File - can be saved
Request for Approval to Use W-Designation Document icon
Interactive PDF File - can be saved
Sample Proposals Document icon
For writing-intensive courses (PDF)
Syllabus of Record Amnesty
Description and procedures for the Syllabus of Record Amnesty approved by the University Senate
Summary of Liberal Studies Requirements Document icon
Liberal Studies Requirements for New Curriculum
Instructions for Completing the Petition for an Exception a to Liberal Studies Requirement
Flash presentation of how to generate a Petition for an Exception to a Liberal Studies Requirement form.
Undergraduate Distance Education Review Form-Interactive PDF Document icon
Required for all courses taught by distance education for more than one-third of teaching contact hours.
Petition for an Exception to a Liberal Studies Requirement (PDF) Document icon
This form can be completed and saved.
  • Liberal Studies Program
  • Stabley Library, Room 103
    429 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-5715
  • Fax: 724-357-2281
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.