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Current Proposal Status

Degree Changes Received, Under Review or Pending Revisions – Office of the Provost

Proposal TitleSubmission Date
NOI MEd in Special Education - Extend to Tri-Cities02/25/15
NOI BS in Environmental and Ecosystem Science - Extend to Global12/19/16
NOI BA in Linguistics - New Degree12/09/16
NOI MS in Kinesiology - New Degree03/09/16
Rename Department of Biomedical Sciences01/26/21
Extend BA in Chemistry to WSU Vancouver07/15/21
NOI BS in Pharmaceutical and Medical Sciences 08/13/21
Create Master of Healthcare Administration and Leadership - Global09/30/21
NOI Bachelor and Master in Social Work10/05/21

During the Faculty Senate Phase, the proposal can be tracked on the Faculty Senate website under Tracking Table for Degrees.

Degree Changes Received, Reviewed and Sent to Senate

Proposal TitleDate sent to Senate
BA in Asia Studies08/25/20
Rename PhD and MS in Veterinary Sciences to Biomedical Sciences09/03/21
Discontinue BA in Interior Design - Spokane10/04/21

Recommended for Approval by Faculty Senate; Pending Board of Regents Approval

Proposal TitleDate

Approved by Board of Regents; Pending Submission to NWCCU

Proposal TitleDate

Degrees Awaiting Approval by NWCCU

Proposal TitleDate
Discontinue MA in Education (English Language Learners)11/06/16
Discontinue ME (English Language Learners)11/06/16
Discontinue Higher Education Doctoral Degree11/03/16
Discontinue Degrees no Longer Offered within the College of Education11/03/16
Discontinue MBA (Pullman)05/21/18
Discontinue MBA (Vancouver)05/21/18
BS Earth and Environmental Science - Extend to Global11/26/19
BS in Viticulture and Enology06/24/20
MS Kinesiology06/24/20

Degree Changes Approved by NWCCU

Degree titleDate Approved
Rename BA in Women's Studies10/20/21
Create MS in Business Administration06/09/21
Create Master in Applied Economics06/09/21
Discontinue MA in Hispanic Studies06/24/20
Discontinue Masters of Nursing Degree06/24/20
BA Political Science - Extend to Global Campus06/10/19
MA in Hispanic Studies - One year moratorium06/04/19
Discontinue MBA (Tri-Cities)03/12/19
BA in Anthropology - Extend to Global Campus07/18/19
BS in Biology - Extend to Global Campus07/18/19
BA in English - Extend to Global Campus07/18/19