How to Propose a Seminar


Faculty interested in proposing a first-year seminar should examine the program guidelines, sample syllabi, and the the syllabus template below.

To submit a course proposal, please email a draft syllabus and the course proposal form to Todd Bitters at



The University Center for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT) will work with faculty on seminar development. They can offer consultation and resources on topics such as designing courses, teaching first-year students, and planning appropriate assignments for a 1-credit hour course. Please see their website or call 614-292-3644.