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.

BRICKS Program Adaptation Process Suggestions PDF

Programs Committee Guidelines, Policies, and Procedures PDF

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

ODHE New Undergraduate Program Template
All new undergraduate programs must be submitted to the ODHE for approval following approval by the Board of Trustees. This template provides guidance for completing the ODHE form. Please be sure to complete the most current program approval form as supplied by the Provost’s Office.

Agendas and Approved Programs

2023 - 2024

April 16, 2024
Approved Programs
BSN Program Expansion

April 2, 2024
Approved Programs

March 5, 2024
Approved Programs
Sport and Lifestyle Program Name Change and New Prefix
Dissolving of the School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness
Geological Sciences Name Change
Family and Consumer Sciences Education Admissions Suspension and Closing
CTENVG Suspension

February 6, 2024
Approved Programs

January 16, 2024
Approved Programs

December 5, 2023
Approved Programs
Program/Certificate Change Proposal Template
Programs Committee Guidelines, Policies and Procedures

November 6, 2023
Approved Programs
Programs Committee Guidelines, Policies and Procedures
Accelerated Graduate Pathway Template
New Graduate Certificate Template
New Graduate Degree Program Template
New Professional Graduate Degree Program Template
New Undergraduate Certificate Template
New Undergraduate Degree Template
Undergraduate Minor Program Template
Program/Certificate Change Proposal Template

October 10, 2023
Approved Programs
Suspension of Correctional Education Program

September 12, 2023
Approved Programs


Programs Committee Meeting Dates

Agendas for meetings are distributed one week before each meeting. Complete proposals in OCEAN 1.9 at the Programs Committee level, i.e., approved by the college dean, by the Monday, the week prior to each meeting date below will be considered.

**Meeting Times: 3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

  • December 12, 2023
  • January 23, 2024
  • February 20, 2024
  • March 19, 2024
  • April 9, 2024

UCC Approvals

September 2023 - April 2024 Excel
September 2022 - April 2023 Excel
September 2021 - April 2022 Excel
September 2020 - May 2021 Excel
September 2019 - April 2020 Excel

Submitting New Program Proposals

  1. Contact Mario Cinquepalmi at 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 Mario Cinquepalmi at 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

College Curriculum Committee Chairs

2023-2024 Word

Programs Committee Members

Connie Patterson
Programs Committee Chair
Associate Dean, Education

Jonathan Agensky
Arts and Sciences

Chad Boeninger
University Libraries

Ann Frymier

Karla Hackenmiller
Fine Arts

Josh Hill
Center for International Studies

Mary Kate Hurley
Honors Tutorial College

Molly Johnson
Health Sciences and Professions

Macario Llamas
Osteopathic Medicine - Cleveland

Greg Newton

Hannah Nissen
Dean, Zanesville

Paul Valentine

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

Program Approval Process