Course Approval Requests & Forms

LSA Undergraduate Course Approval Requests

LSA Undergraduate Education uses an online system to process undergraduate COURSE APPROVAL REQUEST FORMS (CARFs). To access the online CARF, click on https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/CrsMaint and login. If you need access to subjects in your department, have questions, or encounter difficulties, contact JoAnn Peraino at jperaino@umich.edu. 

For Graduate Course Approval Requests, see The Course Approval Process. For graduate and non-LSA course proposals, fill out the generic Course Approval Request Form. Send the form with required approval signatures directly to the Registrar's Office, 1544 LSA 1382. Questions may be sent to ro.curriculum@umich.edu.

New Major Proposal (Word document)

Major Modification Proposal (Word document)

New Academic Minor Proposal (Word document)

Academic Minor Modification Proposal (Word document)

Permanent Course List (Word document)

Term-Specific Course List (Word document)

New Undergraduate Supplemental Studies Proposal (Word document)

Undergraduate Supplemental Studies Modification Proposal (Word document)

Blank CARF for Course Modifications (PDF)

Blank CARF for New Course Proposals (PDF)

Required Information for NEW Course Approval Request (CARF) (Word document)

Course Assessment vs. Course Requirements

The Writing Component in LSA Course Proposals (PDF)

Area Distribution Guidelines

Generic Definitions for Area Distributions (HU, NS, SS, MSA, CE, ID)

Proposals to Meet LSA General Requirements

Course Numbering Policies

Class Type Definitions

Race & Ethnicity Requirement

R&E Proposal Form (Word document)

Quantitative Reasoning Requirement

Quantitative Reasoning Proposal Form (Word document)


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