Summary: (Revised 12/09)
UCSD SKAGGS SCHOOL OF PHARMACY & PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
PROPOSAL FOR A NEW OR RENEWING ELECTIVE COURSE
Guidelines for New Elective Course Submission and Approval
Prior to the elective course start, all electives require approval by the SSPPS Committee on Educational Policy
(CEP) and the UCSD Registrar's Office. To facilitate the approval process, guidelines are provided below:
1. Complete a SSPPS Proposal for a New or Renewing Elective Course Form
a. Obtain this form from CEP Co-chairs: William Gerwick or Shirley Tsunoda
2. Complete a UCSD Request for Course Approval Form
a. Obtain this from Gail Gipson
3. Submit a draft course syllabus, a description of lecture topics, and a draft SSPPS Proposal for a New or
Renewing Elective Course Form to the CEP Co-chairs.
a. At the next scheduled CEP meeting, the proposed elective will be reviewed and subject to
approval by the CEP.
b. Suggestions by the CEP may be provided and it will be left to the discretion of the course chair
to address such suggestions.
4. Finalize the UCSD Request for Course Approval Form upon CEP approval of the elective
a. This form requires several signatures and is submitted to the Registrar's office for campus
approval. A signature from David Adler, Dean of Educational Affairs, is required. In addition, a
course number is generated.