Degree Programs

The following curricular changes require prior approval from the Provost's Office.

  • Establish a new degree
  • Extend a degree to another campus
  • Change degree type
  • Move a degree to another college
  • Rename a degree
  • Discontinue a degree
  • Elevate a plan to the program level

Instructions can be found on the Provost Office Website
Procedures for degree approval
Degree change form

Once approved by the Provost Office, the proposal is routed through Catalog Subcommittee, Academic Affairs or Graduate Studies Committee and Faculty Senate. It is then forwarded to the Board of Regents and NWCCU.  The process can be lengthy.  Departments are encouraged to begin the process 12-18 months in advance.