Changing the Name of a Graduate Major

This process should be used to change the name of a graduate major.

Process Steps

The academic approval tracking system will automatically route the request (including all accompanying forms and documents) to the following groups for approval and/or notification.

  1. Department (Approval is required from the Chair or other designated approver for the department that will offer the academic program, typically following review by the department curriculum committee.)
  2. College (Approval is required from the Dean or other designated approver for the college or unit in the preceding step, typically following review by the college curriculum committee.)
  3. APAF (Approval is required from the Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs.)
  4. GC (Approval is required from the Graduate Council.)
  5. UCC [N] (The University Curriculum Committee is notified of the request.)
  6. FSSC (Approval is required from the Faculty Senate Steering Committee.)
  7. Senate (Approval is required from the Faculty Senate.)
  8. AA (Approval is required from Academic Affairs.)
  9. BOT [N] (The Board of Trustees is notified of the request.)
  10. GS [N] (The Graduate School is notified of the request.)
  11. OUR (Approval is required from the Office of the University Registrar.)
  12. OIPR [N] (The Office of Institutional Planning and Research is notified of the request.)
  13. College [N] (The College is notified of request approval.)

Required Documents

  • Catalog copy - current and proposed catalog copy, edited using the “track changes” feature in Microsoft Word.

Enter Academic Approval Tracking

When you have prepared the required documents, click the start button below to enter the approval tracking system (requires GatorLink login).


Site Admin

  • Process ID: #227
  • Page name: Major_Change_Name_Grad
  • Page title: Change Major Name, Grad
  • URL: major_change_name _grad
  • Form: Online Form ID 42