Program Changes

Includes:  Name Change of Existing Program, Program Restructure with or without Consolidation, Program Transfer to a new Academic Department or Unit, Program Suspension, Program Discontinuation, or Reinstatement of Previously Suspended Program.

 

All Program Changes

Note: Changes to program cannot be advertised until the next catalog year so as to not disrupt graduation system.

1. Department Chair (DC) completes & submits Abbreviated Template for Program Change to the College Curriculum Committee (CCC) agenda.

2. If approved at the CCC, the proposal is submitted to the University Curriculum Committee (UCC) Secretary two weeks before the UCC meeting.

3. If approved at the UCC, the UCC Secretary submits proposal to the Academic Council (AC) Secretary to be included on the AC agenda.

4. If approved, the DOC  shepherds proposal through the remaining approval process. See Program Approval Tracker.

5. If approved through the approval process, the DOC alerts the DC & Advisors.

6. At the new catalog year, the Catalog Administrator adds the program change to the catalog & DegreeWorks.

7. DC verifies the program change is in the catalog & Degreeworks.

 

Inactivate, Reactivate or Discontinue Program

Note:  If you plan to change a program that you are reactivating, please use program change forms above.

1. Department Chair (DC) completes & submits USHE Form for Program Inactivation, Reactiviation, or Discontinuation to the College Curriculum Committee (CCC) agenda.

2. If approved at the CCC, the proposal is submitted to the University Curriculum Committee (UCC) Secretary two weeks before the UCC meeting.

3. If approved at the UCC, the UCC Secretary submits proposal to the Academic Council (AC) Secretary to be included on the AC agenda.

4. If approved, the DOC  shepherds proposal through the remaining approval process. See Program Approval Tracker.

5. If approved through the approval process the Catalog Administrator (CA) queues the program change until the program “teach out” is complete.

6. The CA then adds or removes language to the catalog stating the program is suspended until further notice or reactivated.

7. DC verifies the program has been inactivated or reactivated in catalog & Degreeworks.