Academic Program Approval


This form is a routing document for the approval of new and revised academic programs.  Proposing department should complete this form.  For more information, call the Faculty Senate Office at 831-2921.



Submitted by: _Steven E. Hastings______________________phone number_____1318_




Action:  ______Add  Major________________________________________

(Example:  add major/minor/concentration, delete major/minor/concentration,  revise major/minor/concentration,  academic unit name change, request for permanent status, policy change, etc.)


Effective term______O5 S_________________________________________________________________

                                                (use format 04F, 05W)


Current degree__________________________________________________________

                                    (Example:  BA, BACH, BACJ, HBA, EDD, MA, MBA, etc.)


Proposed change leads to the degree of: __________HBS____________________________

                                                                                             (Example:  BA, BACH, BACJ, HBA, EDD, MA, MBA, etc.)



Proposed name:___Honors Bachelors of Science: Food and Agribusiness Management

                                            Proposed new name for revised or new major / minor / concentration / academic unit

                                                                                (if applicable)


Revising or Deleting: 


Undergraduate major / Concentration:_________________________________

                                                                                    (Example:  Applied Music – Instrumental  degree BMAS)


Undergraduate minor:_______________________________________________

                                   (Example:  African Studies,  Business Administration,  English, Leadership, etc.)            


Graduate Program Policy statement change:____________________________

                                                                        (Attach your Graduate Program Policy Statement)


            Graduate Program of Study:__________________________________________

                                 (Example:  Animal Science: MS  Animal Science:  PHD  Economics: MA Economics: PHD)



                Graduate minor / concentration:______________________________________



List program changes for curriculum revisions:



List new courses required for the new or revised curriculum:

 (Be aware that approval of the curriculum is dependent upon these courses successfully passing through the Course Challenge list. If there are no new courses enter “None”)






Other affected units:

(List other departments affected by this new or revised curriculum.  Attach permission from the affected units.  If no other unit is affected, enter “None”)






(Explain your reasons for creating, revising, or deleting the curriculum or program.)


            This new degree will allow students do receive a Honors Degree in Food and Agribusiness Management.




Program Requirements: 

(Show the new or revised curriculum as it should appear in the Course Catalog.  If this is a revision, be sure to indicate the changes being made to the present curriculum.)


Honors Bachelor of Science in Food and Agricultural Business Management


      Requirements: The recipient of this degree must complete:


1.      All requirements for the Bachelor of Science: Food and Agricultural Business Management.

2.      All of the University’s requirements for the Honors Baccalaureate degree. Courses at the 600-level that satisfy requirements for the major will be considered to be Honors courses for the degree.


The Degree has been endorsed by the Honors Program. See email below:


Dear Steve,

The Honors Program staff has reviewed your proposal to establish a new Honors Degree in Food and Agribusiness Management.  We think everything looks fine, and we support

the establishment of this Honors Degree.  This will be great news for Honors students in the major.




Katharine C. Kerrane

Senior Associate Director

University Honors Program

Elliott Hall

Newark DE 19716

(302) 831-2734

(302) 831-4194 fax




 ROUTING AND AUTHORIZATION:        (Please do not remove supporting documentation.)


Department Chairperson                                                                                                        Date                                       


Dean of College                                                                                                                       Date                                       


Chairperson, College Curriculum Committee___________________________________Date_____________________


Chairperson, Senate Com. on UG or GR Studies                                                                   Date                                       


Chairperson, Senate Coordinating Com.                                                                 Date                                       


Secretary, Faculty Senate                                                                                                       Date                                       


Date of Senate Resolution                                                                                                      Date to be Effective               


Registrar                                                                  Program Code                                         Date                                       


Vice Provost for Academic Programs & Planning                                                                  Date                                       


Provost                                                                                                                                   Date                                       


Board of Trustee Notification                                                                                                                Date                                       


Revised 11/03/04   /khs