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Office of Curriculum and Instruction

Academic and Curriculum Support

Office of Academic and Curriculum Support

Florida Gulf Coast University
Academic and Curriculum Support
10501 FGCU Blvd. South
Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

Cathy Duff, Associate Vice President
(239) 590-7043 or

Aimee Anderson, Executive Secretary
(239) 590-7339 or



The mission of the Office of Academic and Curriculum Support is to support and advance the strategic initiatives of Academic Affairs and the University. Academic and Curriculum Support brings a university-wide perspective to the development, delivery, and evaluation of academic programs and services and facilitates the planning and development of cross-college initiatives.

Academic and Curriculum Support has administrative responsibility for the following functions and units:

  • Academic Learning Compacts describe expected core student learning outcomes for graduates of each baccalaureate degree program. Expected core student learning outcomes focus on content/discipline knowledge and skills, communication skills, and critical thinking skills.

  • Curriculum Development includes development, review, and approval of courses, degree programs, minors, and certificates; staff support for the Undergraduate Curriculum Team and the Graduate Curriculum Team; publication of the university catalog; maintenance of numerous academic policies; and oversight of the degree audit system (Degree Works)