Ohio University

Programs Committee

The Programs Committee reviews new programs and changes to established programs. The committee also handles the deletion or relocation of existing academic programs, degrees, master curriculum file prefixes, and major codes.

Programs Committee Guidelines, Policies, and Procedures Word PDF

New Undergraduate Major or Graduate Degree Program Template Word
New Undergraduate Minor Program Template Word
New Undergraduate or Graduate Certificate Program Template Word
New Accelerated Graduate Pathway Template Word
Program Change Proposal Template Word

Submitting New Program Proposals

  1. Contact the Registrar's office (Cherise Olmo, olmo@ohio.edu) to initiate a new program. A form will be created in OCEAN 1.9 by the Registrar's office with a temporary program code.
  2. Complete the OCEAN 1.9 form, AND
  3. Attach a proposal document addressing the questions in the appropriate section of the Programs Committee Guidelines, Policies, and Procedures linked above and any other supporting documentation to the Relations tab in OCEAN 1.9 at the time of submission. Name and save the file with the program code, program name, and date e.g. MAXX01_LawJusticeCulture_112017.

**OCEAN 1.9 tracks approvals from the submission by the contact to the vote at UCC. Comments and discussion can be added to the Discussion tab at any level.

Submitting Program Changes to Existing Programs

  1. Generate a PDF of the current program from the appropriate Catalog. Refer to the Programs Committee Guidelines, Policies, and Procedures for complete instructions.
  2. Complete a proposal document addressing the questions in the guidelines. Name and save the file with the program code, program name, and date e.g. BS6417_CustomerService_112017.
  3. Request that the Registrar's office (Cherise Olmo, olmo@ohio.edu) make the existing program available in your OCEAN 1.9 worklist. When the program is in edit mode, many items will be editable, but DO NOT CHANGE ANY ITEMS IN OCEAN. Any changes made in OCEAN will not be communicated to the catalog.
  4. Upload your proposal to the Relations tab and click submit.

Program Teach-Out Notification Form  Word

Programs Committee Members

Connie Patterson, Education, Chair
Carey Busch, University College
Katie Hartman, Marketing
Pramod Kanwar, Arts & Sciences - Zanesville
David Koonce, Graduate College
Jody Lamb, Fine Arts
Beth Novak, Honors Tutorial College
Sherri Saines, Library
Edna Wangui, International Studies

Agendas and Approved Programs
September 2019 - April 2020

April 28, 2020
Approved Programs - Word PDF
Agenda - Word
Overview of UCC Activity 2019-20 - Excel
Programs Committee Guidelines & Example Template (2nd Reading) - Word
BF5048, BF5049, and CTX25U (problem with OCEAN) 
MS6364 Program Suspension - Word

April 14, 2020
Approved Programs - Word PDF
Agenda - Word

March 17, 2020
Approved Programs - Word PDF
Agenda - Word

February 11, 2020
Approved Programs - Word PDF
Agenda - Word

January 21, 2020
Approved Programs - Word PDF
Agenda - Word

December 3, 2019
Approved Programs - Word PDF
Agenda - Word
COFA Interior Architecture Notification - Word

November 5, 2019
Approved Programs - Word  PDF
Agenda - Word
Graduate Curriculum Approval Process - PDF
New Accelerated Graduate Pathway Proposals - PDF
Accelerated Graduate Pathways - PDF

October 8, 2019
Approved Programs - Word PDF
Agenda - PDF

September 10, 2019
Approved Programs - Word PDF
Agenda - Word

Agendas and Approved Programs
September 2018 - April 2019
 

April 30, 2019
Approved Word
Agenda Word
Second Reading of Programs Guidelines, Policies and Procedures Word
Zanesville EM Suspension PDF

April 9, 2019
Approved Word
Agenda Word
Law Enforcement Technology Program Change PDF
First reading of Programs, Guidelines, Policies and Procedures Word
Notification of ELIP name change to AGC PDF

March 19, 2019
Approved Word
Agenda Word
College of Business SA Certificates Word
ETM Standalone Word
French MA Suspension Word
OUE BSN PDF

February 12, 2019
Approved Word
Agenda Word
Medical Assisting Technology Associate Degree Program Word
College of Business Standalone Certificate Proposal Word
Engineering Standalone Certificate Proposal PDF
Hiatus Proposal for Russian Major PDF

January 15, 2019
Approved Word
Agenda Word

December 11, 2108
Approved Word
Agenda Word

November 6, 2018
Approved Word
Agenda Word

October 9, 2018
Approved Word PDF
Agenda Word

September 11, 2018
Approved Word
Agenda Word

Review and Approval Levels (in order)

DSCC: Department/School Curriculum Committee (if required by college)
DCSD: Department Chair/School Director
CCC: College Curriculum Committee
CDEAN: College Dean
PC: Programs Committee
UCC: University Curriculum Committee

Printable Program Approval Process - Word

College Curriculum Committee Chairs Excel

Program Approval Process