Committee on Undergraduate Studies

Mandate of the Committee on Undergraduate Studies

Subject to Article 162 of University Government, the Committee on Undergraduate Studies reviews and makes recommendations to the Faculty Council concerning:

  • admission requirements of the Faculty’s undergraduate programs and measures required to limit, if necessary, registration in certain programs; 
  • the structure, content and learning objectives of the Faculty’s undergraduate programs;
  • admission requirements, structure, content and learning objectives of interdisciplinary and joint programs that involve the Faculty of Arts;
  • the implementation of policies that promote academic success and enhance the quality of student experience;
  • the internationalization of undergraduate programs and development of opportunities for student mobility;
  • the development of academic regulations and their application and interpretation.

Membership

Subject to Article 163 of the University Government, the Committee on Undergraduate    Studies consists of the following members:

  • the vice-dean undergraduate studies, who chairs the Committee;
  • the vice-dean governance and secretary (ex-officio member);
  • five (5) representatives from Faculty sectors: one (1) from fine arts, two (2) from the humanities and two (2) from languages and literatures. These representatives are elected by Faculty Council for a term of two (2) years.  Terms of office begin July 1 and are renewable once;
  • a full-time undergraduate student registered in the Faculty of Arts and delegated by the Students’ Association of the Faculty of Arts for a term of two (2) years;
  • the administrator of undergraduate studies, who acts as secretary of the Committee and takes minutes (non-voting member).
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