Types of Changes

William & Mary Institutional Change (IC) Process

(*) Substantial change - consult with Vice Provost for Academic & Faculty Affairs
If a change you are envisioning is not listed, consult with the Associate Provost of Institutional Accreditation & Effectiveness.

Examples of changes subject to the IC Policy

The following require action

Academic program (certificate, major, degree): - CIP Code
- Closure
- Curriculum 25% New Content/Courses
- Length: Credit Hour Change
- New Title
Academic program (major, degree): - Degree Designation (e.g., MA/MAED/MS)
- Option (e.g., minor, concentration, track)
- Course (if deviates from traditional W&M courses, term schedule, or is online)
- Credit model (see Academic Credit Hour Policy)
- Delivery format (course or program) – add/change*
- Department name*
Dual or joint degree: - External*
- Internal
Licensure option: - Add / Delete from degree program
Off-campus instructional site: - Open / Close / Move *
Program accreditation: - New *