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Approval Process for New Degrees, Certificates, Centers/Institutes, etc.

(abbreviated table)*

ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP COUNCIL
(ALC)
BOARD OF
TRUSTEES
IND. COMM. FOR
HIGHER EDUCATION (IHEC)
APPROVAL ACTION REQUIRED
(AGENDA)
INFO ONLY
Degrees | New Yes Yes -- Yes
Degrees | Name Change Yes -- Yes Info item only
Certificates |
30+ cr hrs
Yes Yes -- Yes
Certificates |
-30 cr hrs
Yes -- Yes No
Department | New Yes -- Yes No
Department |
Name Change
Yes -- Yes No
School |
Name Change
Yes Yes -- info item only
Ctrs/Institutes |
New
Yes No/Yes* No/Yes* No
Majors | New Yes Yes -- Info item only
Majors |
Name Change
Yes Yes -- No
Minors | New No No No No
Minors |
Name Change
No No No No

* See the complete General Matrix Table below for more detailed information regarding these and other issues for Academic Programs and Structures.


Complete Table: (last updated 08/23/2013)

General Matrix for the Administrative Approval Process for New Academic Programs or Structures >>

Note | All proposals require appropriate campus-level approvals prior to possible submission to the ALC for approvals. Additional approvals may also be required (e.g., University Graduate School, IU Education Council, etc.) for some proposals.