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Structure: The Academic Programs and Curriculum Committee shall be composed of two faculty members elected from each of the COPH Departments. The committee will meet at least once per academic term. A representative of the Office of Academic Affairs, the College of Public Health representative to the University Graduate Council assigned to the curriculum subcommittee, and two student representatives selected by the Public Health Student Association, and Associate (Assistant) Dean for Academic Affairs shall serve as ex-officio non-voting members of the committee.

Duties:

  • Oversee degree programs offered by the COPH and review and approve new degrees, programs, concentration areas, and course proposals which originate with the departments;
  • Monitor the curricula and degree programs of the COPH and periodically review the policies;
  • Oversee periodic reviews of academic programs as a means of providing ongoing evaluation to assist in program improvement and meeting the standards set by the Council Education for Public Health (CEPH) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS);
  • Approve and monitor academic certificate programs; and
  • Monitor and coordinate interdepartmental academic programs.

 (From Governance Manual pages 9-10)

Members:

Members: Department: Phone: E-Mail

Wendy Nembhard*

EPB

4-6861

wnembha@health.usf.edu

Rita DeBate

CFH

4-6683

rdebate@hsc.usf.edu

Stephanie Marhefka

CFH

4-5810

smarhefk@health.usf.edu

Eric Buhi

CFH

4-5290

ebuhi@health.usf.edu

Getachew Dagne

EPB

4-6680

gdagne@health.usf.edu

Foday Jaward

EOH

396-9431

fjaward@health.usf.edu

Steve Mlynarek

EOH

4-6628

smlynare@health.usf.edu

Azliyati Azizan

GH

4-2079

aazizan@health.usf.edu

Kate Wolfe-Quintero

GH

4-2165

kwolfequ@hsc.usf.edu

Alan Sear

HPM

4-6647

asear@health.usf.edu

Sheri Eisert

HPM

4-5131

seisert@health.usf.edu

Saboria Thomas 

student rep (CFH) 

 

sthoma12@health.usf.edu

Alison Abritis

student rep (EOH)

 

aabriti1@health.usf.edu

Sandhya Srinivasan

ETA

4-8911

ssriniva@health.usf.edu

Deanna Wathington

Admin

396-9935

dwathing@health.usf.edu

* Chair

COPH Academic Programs and Curriculum Committee and Graduate Council Meeting Dates 2013-2014:

The Academic Programs and Curriculum Committee meets at least once per scholastic term. 

COPH Submission Deadline
COPH APCC Meeting Date
Graduate Council Submission Deadline
Graduate Council
Meeting Date
10/23
11/7
11/18
12/2
11/21
12/5
12/9
1/13
12/19
1/9
1/20
2/3
1/23
2/6
2/17
3/3
2/20
3/6
3/17
4/7
3/20
4/3
4/21
5/5
4/24
5/8*
5/19
6/2*

*tentative meeting date, pending business needs and quorum

  • All COPH APCC meetings are held on Thursdays from 10:00 – 12 noon in COPH 2024.
  • All Graduate Council meetings are held on Mondays from 1:00 – 3:00 PM in ALN 296.
  • Submissions received by 11:59 PM on the deadline will be reviewed and those that have all required signatures and documentation will be placed on the next available agenda of the COPH APCC for review. Those submissions that are missing documents, signatures or require revision will be held until the missing items are provided or the revisions are completed.


Minutes:

Agenda
Minutes
  August 2002
  September 2002
  November 2002
  December 2002
  January 2003
  February & March 2003
  April 2003
  June & August 2003
  September 2003
December 2004 (Agenda) December 2004
February 2005 (Agenda) February 2005
March 2005 (Agenda)   March 2005  
April 2005 (Agenda)   April 2005  
May 2005 (Agenda) May 2005
June 2005 (Agenda) June 2005
September 2005 (Agenda) September 2005
October 2005 (Agenda) October 2005
November 2005 (Agenda) November 2005
April 2006 (Agenda) April 2006
May 2006 (Agenda) May 2006
June 2006 (Agenda) June 2006
September 2006 (Agenda) September 2006
October 2006 (Agenda) October 2006
December 2006 (Agenda) December 2006
January 2007 (Agenda) January 2007
March 2007 (Agenda) March 2007
April 2007 (Agenda) April 2007
July 2007 (Agenda) July 2007
September 2007 (Agenda) September 2007
December 2007 (Agenda) December 2007
April 2008 (Agenda) April 2008
July 2008 (Agenda) July 2008
January 2009 (Agenda) January 2009
June 2009 (Agenda) June 2009
November 2009(Agenda) November 2009
March 2010(Agenda) March 2010
April 2010 (Agenda) April 2010
May 2010 (Agenda) May 2010
September 2010 (Agenda) September 2010
March 2011 (Agenda) March 2011
April 2011 (Agenda) April 2011
May 2011 (Agenda) May 2011
July 2011 (Agenda) July 2011
November 2011 (Agenda) November 2011
April 10, 2012 (Agenda) April 10, 2012
April 17, 2012 (Agenda) April 17, 2012
July 11, 2012 (Agenda) July 11, 2012
April 11, 2013 (Agenda) April 11, 2013
August 23, 2013 (Agenda) August 23, 2013
November 7, 2013 (Agenda) November 7, 2013
December 5, 2013 (Agenda) December 5, 2013
February 20, 2014 (Agenda) February 20, 2014
March 6, 2014 (Agenda) March 6, 2014
April 3, 2014 (Agenda) April 3, 2014

Information and Forms:

These are provided for convenience but please remember that all APCC agenda items must be received by the Chair from a designated Department representative.

Helpful Websites:

Graduate Studies: Graduate Course and Program Processing

Go to this site to find the online submission form for proposing new courses and an explanation of the process.