Otis College of Art and Design logo
Events
  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

O-Tube

Curriculum Committee

Mission
The Curriculum Committee participates in shared academic governance by overseeing the College’s educational curricula. 

Working Structure and Responsibilities
The Curriculum Committee receives proposals for changes to the College’s curricula (which may regard new programs or degrees, new courses or course sequences, amendments to existing curriculum, etc.), whose submission is based upon and formatted per the Curricular Review Criteria and Guidelines published in the Faculty Handbook. The Curriculum Committee reviews, approves and submits recommended curricular changes to the Academic Assembly in writing. The Curriculum Committee oversees the Curricular Review Criteria and Guidelines.

Membership
The Curriculum Committee membership consists of one representative from each academic department and/or program. Academic representatives serve on the Committee for two consecutive years. Ex-officio committee members include the Provost, Registrar, Dean of Admissions, Director of Library and Instructional Technology, and one officer of the Executive Board of the SGA. Ex-officio members serve annually. 

Leadership
A Chair or Co-Chairs may lead the committee, at the discretion of committee members, on a staggered term basis. The Chair/Co-Chairs is/are elected from among committee members who have prior service and serves/serve for two consecutive years. The previous Chair, or Co-Chair, is encouraged to remain on the committee for one year following his or her term. The Chair/Co-Chairs serve as the committee’s chief spokespersons and liaisons to the Provost’s Office and Academic Assembly. 

How to Submit a Proposal to the Curriculum Committee:
Download Curricular Review Criteria and Guidelines (Word Document)