Advanced Higher. In 1999, the University of Chicago announced plans to reduce and modify the content of its core curriculum, including lowering the number of required courses from 21 to 15 and offering a wider range of content. Pinar, William., William. Towards a Theory of Schooling. What societies envisage as important teaching and learning constitutes the "intended" curriculum. Hence, curriculum should focus on the fundamental intellectual disciplines of grammar, literature, and writing. Furthermore, the curriculum encompasses the entire scope of formative deed and experience occurring in and out of school such as experiences that are unplanned and undirected or those that are intentionally directed for the purposeful formation of adult members of society, not only experiences occurring. "Examples in Action: Our List of Open Curriculum Colleges Universities".