Curriculum changes include new courses, course modifications, course and program deletions, and new programs. Proposals must be submitted through academic deans to the Academic Council. Proposals are reviewed using TBR guidelines for academic content, need, cost, staffing, etc. If approved by the Academic Council, the proposal is recommended to the President, who may approve or reject new courses. Proposals for new programs must be submitted by the President to the Tennessee Board of Regents for approval and finally to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, if required.
Program proposal forms and instructions are made available by the office of the Vice President for Student Learning.