Use the following Frequently Asked Questions to find out more about Longwood’s curriculum development process. 

Q: Why do we have a curriculum development process?

Q:  Where does the curriculum process start?

A:  The curriculum process starts at the departmental level with faculty members. 

Q:  Who has final approval for the curriculum process?

A:  Faculty Senate has final approval for the curriculum.  New degree programs must also be approved by administration, the Board of Visitors, and SCHEV. 

Q:  Why are there so many acronyms?  What do they stand for?


SCHEV — State Council of Higher Education of Virginia

SACS-COC — Southern Association of Colleges and Schools — Commission on Colleges

EPC – Educational Policy Committee