Office of the Provost
Curriculum and Program Development

Curriculum Change: Forms & Guidelines

  • To make both a curriculum change and a change to the Academic Catalog, read the Process and Due Dates document below, and then complete and submit the appropriate Curriculum Change Form from the following list. (For University Core curriculum forms, please click here.)

    READ FIRST:  Process and Due Dates for Curriculum Changes  

     

     PROGRAM CHANGES

     To create a new degree program or major, minor, specialization, or certificate

    If you are submitting a proposal for a new program or major, read the New Program Proposal Guidelines before beginning your proposal. One hard copy and one electronic copy of the program proposal form, budget form, and summary form must be submitted to the Office of the Provost after approval at the school/college level. New degree program proposals must go before the Program Review Committee, Academic Assembly, the Provost, and the Board of Trustees, and will be presented at the next available meetings after review by the Office of the Provost. 

     To make a revision to an existing program 
    Major program revisions involving significant, substantive changes to the program must go before the Program Review Committee, Academic Assembly, and the Provost, and will be presented at the next available meetings.

    To suspend or terminate a program

     Proposals to suspend or terminate a program must go before the Program Review Committee, Academic Assembly, the Provost, and the Board of Trustees, and will be presented at the next available meetings after review by the Office of the Provost.

     

    COURSE CHANGES

    To create a new course

    Also use this form when converting a special topics course into a regular course.

    To make revisions to a course 
    Course revisions include changing number of credits; modifying, adding or removing prerequisites; revising the title; revising the description; adding or modifying a course fee; and changing a course number. If the revisions are so substantive as to create a different course, use a Delete a Course form and Create a New Course form.

    To delete a course

    MISCELLANEOUS CHANGE 

    A miscellaneous change includes such things as changing policies and procedures regarding Admissions criteria and changing policies on probation, dismissal, and progression within the various programs.

    Contact Rosa Hughes for more information.