Academic Programs and Curriculum Committee
Faculty & Staff Affairs - College of Public Health

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

Rita DeBate

CFH

4-6683

rdebate@hsc.usf.edu

Stephanie Marhefka

CFH

4-5810

smarhefk@health.usf.edu

Wendy Nembhard

EPB

4-6861

wnembha@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

Richard Nisbett

GH

4-9176

rnisbett@health.usf.edu

Wayne Westhoff

GH

4-6621

wwesthof@hsc.usf.edu

Alan Sear

HPM

4-6647

asear@health.usf.edu

Barbara Orban

HPM

4-0346

borban@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

Meetings:

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

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)

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.