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Current Proposal Status

Degree Changes Received, Under Review or Pending Revisions - Provost's Office

Proposal TitleDate Received
NOI BA in Linguistics - New Degree12/9/16
NOI-Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering - New School7/29/16
NOI BA in Political Science - Extend Degree to Global6/30/16
NOI MS in Kinesiology - New Degree3/9/16
BA Human Biology - New Degree10/9/15
NOI EdM in Special Education - Extend to Tri Cities2/25/15
NOI BS in Environmental and Ecosystem Science - Extend to Global12/19/16
Discontinue Masters International (MI) Program (Peace Corps, Dept of Anthropology)01/10/17
NOI BA in History - Extend to Global01/30/17
NOI BA in Anthropology - Extend to Global2/15/17

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
MAT in Athletic Training - New Degree10/18/16
BA in Strategic Communication - Extend Degree to Global10/27/16
Ph.D. in Statistical Science - New Degree11/16/16
MA to MS in AMT - Change Degree Type11/21/16

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

Proposal TitleDate
Rename - Master of Arts in Education (Literacy Education) to Master of Arts in Education Language, Literacy and Technology Education11/4/2016
Rename Master of Education (Literacy Education) to Master of Education (Language, Literacy and Technology Education)11/4/2016
Discontinue Master of Education (English Language Learners)11/4/2016
Discontinue Master of Arts in Education (English Language Learners)11/4/2016
MIT in Elem Ed - Extend to Tri Cities10/21/2016
MA in Foreign Languages & Cultures - Rename to Hispanic Studies9/8/2016
BA in AMT - Rename Degree10/6/2016

Approved by Board of Regents; Pending Submission to NWCCU

Proposal TitleDate
None at this time

Degrees Awaiting Approval by NWCCU

Proposal TitleDate
Discontinuation of Higher Education Doctoral Degree
Discontinuation of Degrees no Longer Offered within the College of Education10/28/2016
Change Program Names to Align with Degree Names within the College of Education10/28/2016
BS in Organic Agricultural Systems (AFS) - Extend to Everett2/23/2017

Degree Changes Approved by NWCCU

Degree titleDate Approved
Pharm.D - Extend to Yakima4/18/16
MS in Software Engineering - New Degree7/11/16
BS in Data Analytics - New Degree to 4 Campuses7/11/16
BS in Software Engineering - New Degree6/27/16
BS in Construction Engineering - New Degree - Pullman6/27/16
BS in Electrical Engineering - Extend to Bremerton6/27/16
BS in Mathematics - Extend to Vancouver8/24/16
Discontinuation of Counseling Psychology8/24/16
BA in Chemistry - New Degree9/19/16
BS in Economic Science/Business Economics - Extend to Vancouver9/19/16
BFA - Extend to Tri Cities9/19/16
BS in Biology - Extend to Tri Cities9/23/16
MS in Electrical Engineering - Extend to Vancouver9/23/16
Replace Bachelor of Arts in Communication with 3 new degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Society; Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Production; and Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communication in Pullman, Everett, and Vancouver11/10/2016


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