Establish New Degree

Academic Action

Establish a program of study that leads to the awarding of a specific baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degree that is in compliance with UW-Green Bay and UW System policies.

Curricular Requirements

  • Associate Degree: minimum of 60 credits; 15 credits in residence; satisfaction of UW Green Bay general education requirements.
  • Bachelor’s Degree: minimum of 120 degree credits; 30 credits in residence; satisfaction of UW-Green Bay general education and major requirements; minimum of 2.0 cumulative grade-point average.
  • Master’s Degree: Typically 30-36 credits.
  • Doctoral Degree: Typically 120 credits or 90 credits beyond the Master’s Degree.

Originator of Process

Interdisciplinary Unit Executive Committee

Approval Process

CourseLeaf: Program Admin: Propose New Program
Approvals/Recommendations Needed:
A – Approval Needed
R – Recommendation
A Initiating Faculty Committee
R Other Interdisciplinary Unit Executive Committee(s)
R General Education Council (for undergraduate programs)
A Dean(s)
R Registrar
R Library
A Graduate Academic Affairs Council
A Academic Affairs Council
A Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
A University Committee/Faculty Senate
A Chancellor
A UW System Administration
A UW System Board of Regents
A or I Higher Learning Commission
I UW System Administration

Approval Process