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Establish a new associate or bachelor's degree or major

Please contact Therese Tillett, at 2-8558 or by e-mail, to discuss the proposed program, the process for approval and estimated timeline for implementation.

Complete the following:

  1. Initial inquiry (first document to be completed and submitted before the other documents)
  2. Certification of curriculum proposal (CCP)
  3. Higher Learning Commission substantial change application
  4. Addendum to substantial change application (includes catalog copy)
  5. Student learning outcomes
  6. Fiscal impact statement (college’s budget manager should complete; will be reviewed by university finance officers, and additional questions may be asked)
  7. Course catalog update workflows (via FlashLine) for new and revised courses in the proposed curriculum, if applicable
  8. Internal memos of support, if applicable, concerning duplication, encroachment, impact, support that affect department, college and regional campuses' resources (staffing, space, library, finances, student progress)
  9. External letters of support for the proposed program
  10. Results of needs assessment/market analysis for the proposed program
  11. Notification to specialized accreditors or state agencies, if applicable
  12. Keywords to assist prospective students in finding the program on the Explore Programs and Degrees website