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Academic Unit Changes

All requests for academic unit changes or modifications (department, college, school, center, etc.) require completion of the Academic Units Form (Curriculog Form 3). If multiple changes are requested, please complete a separate form for each.


Process and Estimated Timeline

 THEC approval not required

Process

Estimated Timeline

Obtain Initial Support from Department and College
Ensure Department and College leadership approve the proposed name change.  

~ Month 1

 

Complete & Submit
Complete and submit the Academic Units Form (Curriculog Form 3) in Curriculog to start the approval process.

~ Month 1

APSU Approval Process
Submit the Academic Units Form (Curriculog Form 3) for review by the following APSU approving bodies in sequential order.

  1. Academic Affairs Curriculum Coordinator
  2. Department Curriculum Committee
  3. Department Chair
  4. College Curriculum Committee
  5. College Dean
  6. Academic Affairs
  7. Provost/VP Academic Affairs
  8. Department Chair
  9. University Curriculum Committee
  10. APSU Board of Trustees, if applicable
  11. Provost/VP Academic Affairs
  12. President
~ Months 1-2

Decision

The Office of Academic Affairs will notify the Department of decision. If approved, Academic Affairs will notify the appropriate APSU offices (i.e., The Registrar, Admissions, Financial Aid, etc.).

~ Months 2-3

 

 

THEC approval required

Process

Estimated Timeline

Obtain Initial Support from Department and College
Ensure Department and College leadership approve the proposed name change.  

~ Month 1

 

Complete & Submit
Complete and submit the Academic Units Form (Curriculog Form 3) in Curriculog to start the approval process.

~ Month 1

APSU Approval Process
Submit the Academic Units Form (Curriculog Form 3) for review by the following APSU approving bodies in sequential order.

  1. Academic Affairs Curriculum Coordinator
  2. Department Curriculum Committee
  3. Department Chair
  4. College Curriculum Committee
  5. College Dean
  6. Academic Affairs
  7. Provost/VP Academic Affairs
  8. Department Chair
  9. University Curriculum Committee
  10. APSU Board of Trustees, if applicable
  11. THEC
  12. Provost/VP Academic Affairs
  13. President
~ Months 1-2

Submit to THEC

Academic Affairs will submit the document to THEC on behalf of the President. Academic Affairs will also serve as the liaison between THEC and the Department.

~ Months 2-3

Decision

The Office of Academic Affairs will notify the Department of decision. If approved, Academic Affairs will notify the appropriate APSU offices (i.e., The Registrar, Admissions, Financial Aid, etc.).

~ Months 2-3