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Special Topics Course Development

If you are interested in working with Muskingum to develop a special topics course, the process is simple:

Getting Started

  1. Choose the special topic that you would like to cover
    1. If the subject has been previously offered as a special topics course through Muskingum, call the Office of Graduate & Continuing Studies at 740-826-8038 for information on offering the course again, or...
  2. Draft a syllabus for a new special topics course
    1. A syllabus sample(pdf) and template(Word) (pdf) are available for reference
  3. Submit the syllabus draft to the Office of Graduate & Continuing Studies
    1. Via e-mail as an attachment to: graduate@muskingum.edu
    2. Via USPS to:
      • Muskingum University
        Office of Graduate & Continuing Studies
        Montgomery Hall 117
        163 Stormont Street
        New Concord, OH 43762
  4. Once the course syllabus is approved a representative from Muskingum will contact you with information about:
    1. Registration
    2. Payments
    3. Grading and grade reporting
  5. Contact Beth Cross (740-826-8038 or bethc@muskingum.edu) if you have any questions on the development of a special topics course.