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Change Program Name

Academic Action

Change the name of a department, unit, or program.  This does not apply to minors, majors, degrees, or certificates.  To change the name of these latter items, see the appropriate procedures elsewhere in this Guidebook (A.4, B.4, C.4, E.2).  This process also does not include changes to course prefixes.  For that process, see the appropriate procedures elsewhere in this Guidebook (N.5).

Curricular Requirements

No specific curricular requirements.  Other requirements may depend on the program’s faculty and/or the dean.

Originator of Process

Faculty Members Concerned, Dean, or Provost

Approval Process

Proposal submitted to the appropriate executive committee.
Approvals/Recommendations Needed:
A – Approval Needed
R – Recommendation
I – Information Only
A Disciplinary Executive Committee (if a disciplinary program)
A Interdisciplinary Executive Committee
R Registrar
A Dean
I Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Approval Process