Changing the Credit Hours of a Graduate Degree Program

This process should be used to change the required credit hours of a graduate degree program. Changing the required credits hours will typically also include modification of the curriculum for each 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. Graduate Council (Approval is required by the Graduate Council.)
  4. UCC [N] (The University Curriculum Committee is notified of the request.)
  5. Faculty Senate Steering Committee (Approval is required from the Faculty Senate Steering Committee.)
  6. Faculty Senate (Approval is required from the Faculty Senate.)
  7. Academic Affairs (Approval is required from Academic Affairs.)
  8. BOT (Approval is required by the Board of Trustees.)
  9. Board of Governors (Approval is required by the Board of Governors.)
  10. Academic Affairs [N] (Academic Affairs is notified.)
  11. OUR (The Office of the University Registrar makes necessary adjustments in the SIS.)
  12. OIPR [N] (The Office of Institutional Planning and Research is notified.)
  13. College [N] (The College is notified of request approval.)

Enter Academic Approval Tracking

Click the start button below to start the approval process by completing the approval form (requires GatorLink login).