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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-Cities)02/25/15
NOI BS in Environmental and Ecosystem Science (Extend to WSU Global)12/19/16
NOI BA in Linguistics (New Degree)12/09/16
NOI MS in Kinesiology (New Degree)03/09/16
NOI Bachelor and Master in Social Work10/05/21
New Degree Proposal - BS in Pharmaceutical and Medical Sciences (WSU Spokane)09/27/22
Degree Extension - Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science – General Option (WSU Vancouver)09/25/22
Degree Extension - Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Production (JMP) (Global Campus)09/30/22
New Degree Proposal - Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree (WSU Pullman, Everett, and Tri-Cities)09/30/22

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
Discontinue BA in Interior Design - Spokane10/04/21
Create Master of Healthcare Administration and Leadership - Global11/10/21
Discontinue Master of Education in Educational Psychology02/16/22

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

Proposal TitleDate

Approved by Board of Regents; Pending Submission to NWCCU

Proposal TitleDate
Rename PhD and MS in Veterinary Sciences to Biomedical Sciences12.14.21

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
Extend BA in Chemistry to WSU Vancouver12/10/21
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