UAPC Recent Actions and Annual Reports

UAPC actions for each meeting and annual reports are posted at this page.

 

UAPC Academic Actions, September 2016 to July 2017

Majors and Degrees

Notice of Intent

Authorization to Implement

BS-Education Studies, Education Policy Studies, School of Education. Planned implementation Fall 2017. (UAPC October 2016)

PhD Biomedical Data Science, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, School of Medicine and Public Health. Planned implementation Fall 2018. (UAPC April 2017)

Create Plan Code

School of Education pre-Physical Education student information system plan code PED 770. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC January 2017)

Renamed/Restructured

Rename the PhD in Rehabilitation Psychology to Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, School of Education. This action is effective Summer 2017 for all new PhD students. All students currently enrolled under PhD Rehabilitation Psychology will have the option to switch to Rehabilitation Counselor Education until August 2018 conferral of degrees. The PhD in Rehabilitation Psychology will be unavailable for enrollment and degrees in Fall 2018. (UAPC December 2016)

Rename the BA/BS, MA, PhD African Languages and Literature to African Cultural Studies, Department of African Cultural Studies, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2018. (UAPC December 2016)

Unsuspend the M.S. in Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine and Public Health. This action is effective Fall 2017. (UAPC January 2017)

Rename the M.S. in Medical Microbiology and Immunology to MS in Microbiology, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine and Public Health. This action is effective Fall 2017. (UAPC January 2017)

Establish the MS-Microbiology as a non-admitting terminal degree for the Microbiology Ph.D. This action is effective Fall 2017. (UAPC January 2017)

Rename the BA/BS, MA, PhD in Languages and Cultures of Asia to Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, College of Letters and Science. This action is effective Fall 2018. (UAPC February 2017)

Admissions Suspended

Suspend admissions to the MA Art Education, Department of Art, School of Education. This action is effective Spring 2017. (UAPC January 2017)

Reinstate admissions to BA/BS, MA, PhD Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, College of Letters and Science. This action is effective Fall 2018. (UAPC February 2017)

Suspend admissions to BA/BS Asian Studies, Institute for Regional and International Studies, College of Letters and Science. This action is effective Fall 2018. (UAPC February 2017)

Suspend admissions to BA/BS History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Department of History of Science, College of Letters and Science. This action is effective Fall 2017. (UAPC February 2017)

Suspend admissions to BA/BS History and History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Department of History of Science, College of Letters and Science. This action is effective Fall 2017. (UAPC February 2017)

Discontinued

MA/PhD in Hebrew and Semitic Studies, Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, College of Letters and Science. Effective Spring 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

School of Education pre-Physical Education student information system plan code PED 768. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC January 2017)

School of Education Physical Education student information system plan code PEC 768. Effective Spring 2017. (UAPC January 2017)

School of Education student information system plan code KNM 768. Effective Spring 2017. (UAPC January 2017)

School of Education student information system plan code KNX 768. Effective Spring 2017. (UAPC January 2017)

School of Education student information system plan code PDAN 248. Effective Spring 2017. (UAPC January 2017)

BSE Biology, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

BSE Chemistry, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

BSE Earth Science, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

BSE Economics, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

BSE English, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

BSE Geography, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

BSE History, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

BSE Mathematics, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

BSE Natural Science, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

BSE Physics, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

BSE Political Science, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

BSE Social Studies, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

BSE Sociology, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

Options

Established

Construction Engineering and Management associated with M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Environmental Science and Engineering associated with M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Geological/Geotechnical Engineering associated with M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Structural Engineering associated with M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Transportation Engineering associated with M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Water Resources Engineering associated with M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Systems Engineering and Analytics associated with M.S. in Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Human Factors and Health Systems Engineering associated with M.S. in Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Signal Processing and Machine Learning associated with M.S. in Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Automotive Engineering associated with M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Environmental Observation and Informatics associated with M.S. in Environmental Conservation, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Effective Summer 2018. (UAPC February 2017)

Environmental Conservation associated with M.S. in Environmental Conservation, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Effective Summer 2018. (UAPC February 2017)

East Asian Studies associated with BA/BS Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2018. (February 2017)

South Asian Studies associated with BA/BS Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2018. (February 2017)

Southeast Asian Studies associated with BA/BS Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2018. (February 2017)

Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence/English as a Second Language associated with the BS Elementary Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

Early Childhood/English as a Second Language associated with the BS Elementary Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence/Content-focused Minor associated with the BS Elementary Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence associated with the BS Elementary Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence associated with the BS Special Education, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, School of Education. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

Renamed/Restructured

Delay the enrollment of students into the named option Applied Computing & Engineering Data Analytics within the Master of Engineering, Engineering major from Fall 2016 until Fall 2017. (UAPC September 2016)

Delay the enrollment of students into the named option Manufacturing Systems Engineering within the Master of Engineering, Engineering major from Fall 2016 until Fall 2017. (UAPC September 2016)

Rename the named option Applied Computing and Engineering Data Analytics to Engineering Data Analytics within the Master of Engineering, Engineering major. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC October 2016)

Discontinued

Civilizations and Cultures associated with the MA/PhD in Languages and Cultures of Asia, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2018. (UAPC February 2017)

Languages and Literatures associated with the MA/PhD in Languages and Cultures of Asia, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2018. (UAPC February 2017)

Religious Studies associated with the MA/PhD in Languages and Cultures of Asia, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2018. (UAPC February 2017)

Certificates

Established

Capstone Certificate in User Experience Design, School of Library and Information Studies, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Undergraduate-level Certificate in East Central European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Undergraduate-level Certificate in Health and the Humanities, Department of English, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC February 2017)

Capstone Certificate in Clinical Nurse Specialist – Adult/Gerontology, School of Nursing. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

Undergraduate-level Certificate in Political Economy, Philosophy, and Politics, Department of Political Science, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

Renamed/Restructured

Rename the undergraduate-level Certificate in LGBT Studies to Certificate in LGBTQ+ Studies, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC February 2017)

Discontinued

Artist Certificate in Music, Mead Witter School of Music, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC October 2016)

Undergraduate-level Certificate of Specialist in Gerontology, Institute on Aging, School of Medicine and Public Health. Effective Spring 2020. (UAPC March 2017)

Admissions Suspended

Capstone in French Studies, Department of French and Italian, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC October 2016)

Undergraduate-level Certificate of Specialist in Gerontology, Institute on Aging, School of Medicine and Public Health. Effective Summer 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

Academic Departments

Established

Renamed/Restructured

Merge the Department of History of Science with the Department of History, College of Letters & Science. Effective July 1, 2017. (UAPC September 2016)

Rename the School of Library and Information Studies to the Information School, College of Letters and Science. Effective July 1, 2017. (UAPC March 2017)

Merge the Department of Landscape Architecture in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the Department of Urban and Regional Planning in the College of Letters and Science to create the Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture in the College of Letters and Science. Effective July 1, 2017. (UAPC April 20017)

Rename the Department of Zoology to the Department of Integrative Biology, College of Letters and Science. Effective July 1, 2017. (UAPC April 2017)

Discontinued

Subject Listings

Established

Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, College of Letters and Science. Available for course proposals Fall 2017. (UAPC February 2017)

Asian Languages and Cultures: Languages, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, College of Letters and Science. Available for course proposals Fall 2017. (UAPC February 2017)

German, Nordic, and Slavic, Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic, College of Letters and Science. Available for course proposals Fall 2017. (UAPC February 2017)

Renamed/Restructured

Rename the Subject listing African Languages and Literature (104) to African Cultural Studies, Department of African Cultural Studies, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2018. (UAPC December 2016)

Discontinued

Centers and Institutes

Established

Juli Plant Grainger Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, College of Letters and Science. Effective January 1, 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Wisconsin Institute for Healthcare Systems Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective July 1, 2017 (UAPC April 2017)

Renamed/Restructured

Discontinued

Center for Restoration Ecology, UW-Madison Arboretum. Effective July 1, 2017. (UAPC December 2016)

Schools/Colleges/Divisions

Established

Renamed/Restructured

Discontinued

UAPC Academic Actions, September 2015 to July 2016

Majors and Degrees

Notice of Intent

PhD Biomedical Data Science, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, School of Medicine and Public Health. (UAPC March 2016)

BS Education Studies, Education Policy Studies, School of Education. (UAPC April 2016)

BS Nursing Accelerated Program for Second-Degree Candidates, School of Nursing. (UAPC April 2016)

MS Clinical Nutrition, Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. (UAPC May 2016)

Authorization to Implement

Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Program, Department of Kinesiology, School of Education. Planned implementation Summer 2016. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career. (UAPC September 2015)

BS Nursing Accelerated Program for Second-Degree Candidates, School of Nursing. Planned implementation Summer 2018. Non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career. (UAPC May 2016)

MS Clinical Nutrition, Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Planned implementation Fall 2017. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career. (UAPC June 2016)

Renamed/Restructured

Master of Science-Medical Genetics renamed to Master of Genetic Counselor Studies. Moved from Graduate School to School of Medicine and Public Health. These actions are effective for all new and continuing students in the program as of Fall 2016. (UAPC September 2015)

Transfer of MS/PhD Freshwater and Marine Sciences from the College of Engineering to the Department of Zoology in the College of Letters & Science. This action will be effective Fall 2016. (UAPC December 2015)

Change the award level for the Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) from professional (“P”) to doctoral (“D”). (UAPC March 2016)

Change the Master of Laws (LLM) and Master of Laws-Legal Institutions (LLM-LI) from professional (“P”) to masters (“M”). (UAPC March 2016)

Change CIP code for Master of Laws-Legal Institutions (LLM-LI) from 22.000-Legal Studies General to 22.0202-Programs for Foreign Lawyers. Effective Summer 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

Change CIP code for Law Specials from 24.0102-General Studies to 22.9999-Legal Professions and Studies, Other. Effective Summer 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

Change CIP code for MS/PhD-Economics from 45.0601-Economics to 45.0603-Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, Department of Economics, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC May 2016)

Rename the MS-Biomedical Informatics to MS-Biomedical Data Science, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, School of Medicine and Public Health. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC June 2016)

Change CIP code for MBA/MS-Business-Business: Operations and Technology Management from 52.0205 Operations Management and Supervision to – 52.1399 – Management Science and Quantitative Methods, Other, School of Business. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC June 2016)

Change CIP code for MBA/MS-Business-Business: Supply Chain Management from 52.0203 Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management to – 52.1301 – Management Science, School of Business. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC June 2016)

Change CIP code for MS/PhD-Forestry from 03.0501 – Forestry, General to 03.0502 – Forest Sciences and Biology, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC June 2016)

Admissions Suspended

Discontinued

School of Nursing student information system plan code PRR 712. Effective Spring 2016. (UAPC April 2016)

School of Nursing student information system plan code NRN 712. Effective Spring 2016. (UAPC April 2016)

Options

Established

ECUPL option associated with the Master of Laws-Legal Institutions, Law School effective Summer 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

DOSHI-S option associated with the Law Special career, Law School effective Summer 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

THAMM-S option associated with the Law Special career, Law School effective Summer 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

ECUPL-S option associated with the Law Special career, Law School effective Summer 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

Renamed/Restructured

Discontinued

Global Commons/Global Environment option in the International Studies major, Institute for Regional and International Studies, College of Letters and Science.  This discontinuation is effective Spring 2016. (UAPC December 2015)

Neurobiology option in the Biology major, offered jointly by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the College of Letters & Science. Admission to the option will be suspended effective Summer 2016. The option will be discontinued effective Fall 2019. (UAPC December 2015)

Structural Systems Engineering option in the Biological Systems Engineering degree/major, Biological Systems Engineering, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Admission to the option will be suspended effective Spring 2016. The option will be discontinued effective Summer 2018. (UAPC January 2016)

Quantitative Finance option associated with the M.S. in Business: Finance, Investment and Banking, School of Business. This discontinuation is effective Spring 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

Exercise Specialist option associated with the degree/major Kinesiology, Department of Kinesiology, School of Education. This discontinuation is effective Spring 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

Exercise Physiology option associated with the degree/major Kinesiology, Department of Kinesiology, School of Education. This discontinuation is effective Spring 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

Movement Science option associated with the degree/major Kinesiology, Department of Kinesiology, School of Education. This discontinuation is effective Spring 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

CHINA option associated with the Master of Laws-Legal Institutions, Law School. This discontinuation effective Spring 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

Certificates

Established

Foundations of Farm Management, Farm and Industry Short Course, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Non-pooled tuition. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC March 2016)

Capstone Certificate in Foundations of Professional Development, Engineering Professional Development, College of Engineering. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC April 2016)

Certificate in Management of Crops & Soils, Farm and Industry Short Course, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Non-pooled tuition. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC June 2016)

Certificate in Dairy Farm Management, Farm and Industry Short Course, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Non-pooled tuition. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC June 2016)

Certificate in Diversified Agricultural Operations, Farm and Industry Short Course, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Non-pooled tuition. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC June 2016)

Certificate in Farm and Equipment Operations, Farm and Industry Short Course, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Non-pooled tuition. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC June 2016)

Certificate in Meat Animal Farm Management, Farm and Industry Short Course, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Non-pooled tuition. Effective Fall 2017. (UAPC June 2016)

Renamed/Restructured

Change the academic home for the graduate/professional-level Certificate in Prevention and Intervention Science from School of Nursing to Department of Educational Psychology, School of Education. Effective Fall 2015. (UAPC September 2015)

Rename the Certificate in Japanese for Engineers to Certificate in Technical Japanese Studies for Undergraduates, allow all undergraduates to enroll in the certificate, and reduce the number of required credits. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

Discontinued

Graduate-level Certificate of Specialist in Gerontology, Institute on Aging, School of Medicine. Effective Fall 2015. (UAPC November 2015)

Graduate/Professional Certificate in International Law and Business, School of Law. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC January 2016)

Graduate/Professional Certificate in Environmental Law and Policy, School of Law. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC January 2016)

Undergraduate Certificate in Engineering Risk, Uncertainty and Decision Analysis, Industrial and Systems Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective Spring 2017. (UAPC May 2016)

Admissions Suspended

Capstone Certificate in Geodesign, Department of Landscape Architecture, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Effective Spring 2016. (UAPC May 2016)

Undergraduate Certificate in Engineering Risk, Uncertainty and Decision Analysis, Industrial and Systems Engineering, College of Engineering. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC May 2016)

Capstone Certificate in Bioinformatics, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, School of Medicine and Public Health. Effective Fall 2016. (UAPC June 2016)

Academic Departments

Established

Renamed/Restructured

Rename the Department of African Languages and Literature to the Department of African Cultural Studies (UDDS A4806), College of Letters and Science. This action is effective July 1, 2016. (UAPC December 2015)

Merger of Departments of German, Scandinavian Studies, and Slavic Languages & Literature propose to become the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic (GNS). This action is effective July 1, 2016. (UAPC December 2015)

Merger of the Department of East Asian Languages and Literature and the Department of Languages & Cultures of Asia, to become the Department of Asian Languages & Cultures. This action is effective July 1, 2016. (UAPC December 2015)

Rename the School of Music to the Mead Witter School of Music, College of Letters and Science. This action is effective July 1, 2016. (UAPC December 2015)

Discontinued

Subject Listings (Timetable Departments)

Established

FISC, Farm and Industry Short Course, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Available Spring 2017. (UAPC November 2015)

Integrated Arts, Arts Institute, School of Education. Available Fall 2016. (UAPC March 2016)

Integrated Science, WISCIENCE and School of Education. Available Fall 2016. (UAPC May 2016)

Renamed/Restructured

Change the short description of the subject listing for Life Sciences Communication, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, from L SC Com to LSC. Effective Spring 2017. (UAPC November 2015)

Discontinued

Transportation and Public Utilities, School of Business. Discontinued Spring 2016. (UAPC December 2015)

Physical Education Activity, Kinesiology, School of Education. Discontinued Fall 2016. (UAPC January 2016)

Centers and Institutes

Established

Center for Healthy Minds, College of Letters and Science. Effective January 1, 2016. (UAPC December 2015)

Renamed/Restructured

Rename the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) to COWS, College of Letters & Science. Effective Fall 2015. (UAPC November 2015)

Rename the Lubar Institute for the Study of Abrahamic Religion to the Center for Religion and Global Citizenry, College of Letters & Science. Effective July 1, 2017. (UAPC April 2016)

Rename the Stephen L. Hawk Center for Applied Security Analysis to Hawk Center for Investment Analysis, School of Business. Effective July 1, 2016. (UAPC May 2016)

Rename the Center for Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research to Wisconsin Institute for Sleep and Consciousness (WISC), School of Medicine and Public Health. Effective July 1, 2016. (UAPC May 2016)

Discontinued

John R. Commons Center, College of Letters & Science. Effective Fall 2015. (UAPC November 2015)

LEAD Center, College of Letters & Science. Effective Fall 2015. (UAPC November 2015)

Schools/Colleges/Divisions

Established

Renamed/Restructured

Discontinued

 

Most recent update: July 1, 2016

UAPC Academic Actions, September 2014 to July 2015

Majors and Degrees

Notice of Intent


Authorization to Implement

Undergraduate major in Neurobiology, Department of Zoology, College of Letters & Science

Phased-out/Discontinued

MA-Kinesiology, Department of Kinesiology, School of Education. Discontinued Summer 2015.
MS-Business: Actuarial Science, School of Business. Discontinued Spring 2015.

BS-Family, Consumer, and Community Education, School of Human Ecology.  The last semester this program will be available to enrollment and degrees is Fall 2014. 

BS-Consumer Affairs, School of Human Ecology.  The last semester this program will be available to enrollment and degrees will be Summer 2016.
BS-Chemistry Course, Department of Chemistry. The last semester this program will be available to enrollment and degrees is Spring 2015.
Discontinue the association of the undergraduate major Theatre and Drama with the Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education.  This action does not affect the BS-Theatre and Drama that is housed in the Department of Theatre and Drama. This action is effective Summer 2015.
MS, MEng, PhD in Materials Science, College of Engineering. The last semester this program will be available to enrollment and degrees is Summer 2019.
Discontinue the association of the undergraduate major Polish with the Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. This action does not affect the BA/BS-Polish that is housed in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature. This action is effective Summer 2015.
Discontinue the association of the undergraduate major Russian with the Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education. This action does not affect the BA/BS-Russian that is housed in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature. This action is effective Summer 2015.
MA-Greek, Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, College of Letters and Science. Discontinued Fall 2015.
MA-Latin, Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, College of Letters and Science. Discontinued Fall 2015.

Renamed/Restructured

Undergraduate major in Theatre and Drama moved from College of Letters and Science to School of Education, with the move of the Department of Theatre and Drama.  Restructured as degree BS-Theatre and Drama, major Theatre and Drama. The named option "Acting Specialist" moves with the major to the School of Education. School of Education major becomes available Spring 2015. Letters & Science major has no new admissions as of Summer 2015; ends for all enrollment and degrees Summer 2017.

MFA in Theatre and Drama  moved from College of Letters and Science to School of Education, with the move of the Department of Theatre and Drama.  Effective Fall 2015 for all students. 

MA and PhD in Theatre and Drama renamed to MA and PhD in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies. Also moved from the Department of Theatre and Drama to the Department of English, College of Letters & Science.  Renaming is effective Fall 2015; MA/PhD Theatre and Drama will have no new admissions but will be available to students who want to finish under the old name until Summer 2017. 

Undergraduate major in Biological Aspects of Conservation renamed to Conservation Biology, Department of Botany, College of Letters & Science. Effective Fall 2015 for all students.

 

MS, MEng, PhD in Materials Engineering renamed to MS, MEng, PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, School of Engineering. The MS, MEng, PhD Materials Engineering name will remain available to students enrolled as of Fall 2015. Summer 2019 will be the last term for students to be enrolled or graduate under the old program name.

 

MA and PhD in Comparative Literature renamed to MA and PhD in Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2016 for all students.
BS-Retailing renamed to BS-Retailing and Consumer Behavior, Department of Consumer Science, School of Human Ecology. Effective Fall 2015 for all students.
Undergraduate major in Comparative Literature to Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2016 for all students.
MA and PhD in Classics renamed to MA and PhD in Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2016 for all students.
MS/PhD in Environment and Resources, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code changed from 03.0206 Land Use Planning and Management to 03.0103 Environmental Studies. Effective Fall 2015.
BA/BS Asian Studies relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
BA/BS major - International Studies relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
BA/BS major - Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
MA - Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
MA - Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
MA - Southeast Asian Studies relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies

Converted to No Admissions Status

Admissions Suspended

MS, MEng, PhD in Materials Science, College of Engineering. Effective Spring 2016.

MA/PhD in Hebrew and Semitic Studies, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2015. Report due September 15, 2017.
Extend suspended admissions status of several undergraduate majors in the School of Education: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Economics, English, Geography, History, Mathematics, Natural Science, Physics, Political Science, Social Studies, and Sociology. Report due December 1, 2016. 

Options

New     

Degree/major: Master of Engineering, option: Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Department of Engineering Professional Development. Available Fall 2016. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Degree/major: Master of Engineering, option: Applied Computing and Engineering Data Analytics, Department of Engineering Professional Development. Available Summer 2016. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

MA-Agricultural and Applied Economics, option: Resource Energy Demand Analysis (REDA), Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, College of Letters & Science. Available Fall 2015.  Non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Doctor of Medicine, major Medicine, new option: Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine (WARM), School of Medicine and Public Health.  Available Fall 2014.  Non-pooled tuition.

MS-Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, option: GIS Development, Department of Geography, College of Letters and Science. Available Fall 2016. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

MA/PhD-Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, option: Comparative Literature, Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, College of Letters and Science. Available Fall 2016.

MA/PhD-Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, option: Folklore Studies, Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, College of Letters and Science. Available Fall 2016.

MA/PhD-Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, option: Classics, Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, College of Letters and Science. Available Fall 2016.
MA/PhD-Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, option: Hebrew Bible, Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, College of Letters and Science. Available Fall 2016.

Renamed/Restructured

Admissions Suspended

 

Discontinued

Degree/major Master of Engineering, option: Energy Systems, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Discontinued Summer 2015.
Degree/major MBA-Business: Management and Human Resources, option: Entrepreneurial Management, MHR Department, School of Business. Discontinued Spring 2015.

Degree/major Kinesiology, option: Athletic Training, Department of Kinesiology, School of Education. Discontinued Spring 2015.

Degree/major Kinesiology, option: Exercise Science, Department of Kinesiology, School of Education. Discontinued Spring 2015.

Degree/major Kinesiology, option: Motor Behavior, Department of Kinesiology, School of Education. Discontinued Spring 2015.

Degree/major Dance, option: Dance Education (including the "Cert: Ed" designation"), Dance Department, School of Education. Discontinued Spring 2015.

Degree/major Dance, option: Performance and Choreography, Dance Department, School of Education. Discontinued Spring 2015.

BS-Human Development and Family Studies, option Child Development, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, School of Human Ecology. Discontinued Summer 2015.

BS-Human Development and Family Studies, option Family Studies, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, School of Human Ecology. Discontinued Summer 2015.

Certificates

Established

Capstone Certificate in Geodesign, Department of Landscape Architecture, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career. Available Fall 2015.
Capstone Certificate in Power Conversion and Control, Engineering Professional Development (EPD), College of Engineering. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career. Available Fall 2015.
Undergraduate-level Certificate in Italian, Department of French and Italian, College of Letters and Science. Available Fall 2015.
Capstone Certificate in Nurse Educator, School of Nursing (distance-delivered certificate; EI program-revenue program) Available Spring 2016
Graduate/Professional Certificate in Nurse Educator, School of Nursing (distance-delivered certificate) Available Spring 2016. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.
Undergraduate-level Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering. Available Fall 2015.

Renamed/Restructured

Undergraduate-level Certificate in Introductory Studies in Dance/Movement Therapy restructured to allow Dance majors and University Special students to complete the certificate. Effective Fall 2015.
Certificate in African Studies at the Graduate Level relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Certificate in African Studies at the Undergraduate Level relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Certificate in East Asian Studies (Undergraduate) relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Certificate in European Studies at the Graduate Level relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Certificate in European Studies at the Undergraduate Level relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Certificate in Global Cultures relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Certificate in Middle East Studies (Undergraduate) relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Certificate in Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies (Graduate/Professional) relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Certificate in Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies (Undergraduate) relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Certificate in South Asian Studies (Undergraduate)relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Certificate in Southeast Asian Studies (Undergraduate) relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Certificate in Southeast Asian Studies (Graduate/Professional) relocated to A4827 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies

Phased-out         

CALS Undergraduate International Certificate, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Effective Fall 2015.
Graduate-level Certificate on Humans and the Global Environment (CHANGE), Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Effective Summer 2015.
Capstone Certificate Nursing Care of Children with Chronic Conditions in Schools, School of Nursing. Effective Fall 2015.

Admissions Suspended

Capstone Certificate in Nursing of Children with Chronic Conditions in Schools, School of Nursing.  Report due March 30, 2015.

Undergraduate-level Certificate in Celtic Studies, Department of History, College of Letters and Science. Effective Fall 2015. Report due September 15, 2017.

Academic Departments 

Established

Renamed/Restructured    

Department of Family Medicine renamed Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine and Public Health, effective July 1, 2015.
Department of Classics renamed Department of Classics and Ancient Near Eastern Studies (CANES), College of Letters and Science, effective July 1, 2015. 

Discontinued  

Subject Listings (Timetable Departments)

Established


Renamed/Restructured

Move Biology (code 205) from the Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement to the Department of Zoology, effective Fall 2015
Move Molecular Biology (code 650) from the Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement to the Department of Zoology, effective Fall 2015
Move Pharmacology (code 724) from the Department of Pharmacology to the Center for Training in Pharmacology and Drug Development, effective Fall 2015
Move Interdisciplinary Courses-SOHE (code 498) from the sub-department Civil Society and Community Studies to the School of Human Ecology dean’s office, effective Fall 2015
Move International Studies (code 504) from A4843 to A482721 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Move Central Asian Studies (code 218) from A488623 to A482723 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Move East Asian Studies (code 298) from A488633 to A482723 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
Move Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies (code 525) from A488643 to A482725 administered by the Institute for Regional and International Studies

Discontinued

English (code 350), effective Fall 2015

Industrial Relations (code 492), effective Fall 2015

Centers and Institutes

New


Renamed/Restructured

Center for the Study of Politics renamed Elections Research Center, Department of Political Science, College of Letters and Science.
Center for Nonprofits renamed Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies, School of Human Ecology.
Rename International Institute to Institute for Regional and International Studies; merge Global Studies Program in to IRIS.
Relocate Institute for Regional and International Studies from the College of Letters and Science to Division of International Studies.
Move African Studies Center from L&S Studies Programs (A488613) to International Division (A1022).
Move Center for Latin American, Iberian, and Caribbean Studies from L&S Studies Programs (A488643) to International Division (A1025).
Move Center for East Asian Studies from L&S Studies Programs (A488633) to International Division (A102330).
Move Center for European Studies from L&S Studies Programs (A488693) to International Division (A1024).
Move Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia from L&S Studies Programs (A488683) to International Division (A1027)
Move Center for South Asia from L&S Studies Programs (A488663) to International Division (A102350)
Move Center for Southeast Asian Studies from L&S Studies Programs (A488673) to International Division (A102370)
Move Middle East Studies Program from L&S Studies Programs (A488653) to International Division (A1026)
Move International Studies Major administration from International Studies L&S (A4843) to International Division (A1021)

Phased Out

Aquaculture Program, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Institute for Enzyme Research, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Walter J. Price Cheese Research Institute, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Small Scale Waste Management Program, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Schools/Colleges/Divisions

Renamed/Restructured

Division of International Studies renamed the International Division, College of Letters and Science.

 

Most recent update date:  June 22, 2015

 

UAPC Academic Actions, September 2013 to July 2014

Majors and Degrees

Notice of Intent

Undergraduate major in Neurobiology, Department of Zoology, College of Letters & Science

Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Department of Kinesiology, School of Education Proposed as distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

MS-Biomedical Informatics, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics (BMI), School of Medicine and Public Health

Authorization to Implement

BS-Physical Education, Department of Kinesiology, School of Education

MS-Biomedical Informatics, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, School of Medicine and Public Health

Phased-out/Discontinued

MFA-Communication Arts, Department of Communication Arts, College of Letters & Science

BS-Medical Sciences, College of Letters & Science

MS-Community and Environmental Sociology, Department of Community and Environmental Sociology, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Undergraduate major in Hebrew, Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies, College of Letters & Science

MS/PhD Endocrinology-Reproductive Physiology, College of Letters & Science. This program will continue to be offered within the School of Medicine and Public Health and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

Renamed/Restructured

Dual Degree in Doctor of Pharmacy and MS-Social and Administrative Sciences, both in the School of Pharmacy

Renamed the MS-Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development to the MS-Environmental Conservation, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Renamed the BS-Interior Design to the BS-Interior Architecture, Department of Design Studies, School of Human Ecology

Renamed the BS-Textile and Apparel Design to the BS-Textiles and Fashion Design, Department of Design Studies, School of Human Ecology

Moved the academic and administrative home of the MA and PhD in Hebrew and Semitic Studies to the Department of Classics

Converted to No Admissions Status

....

Admissions Suspended

BS/BA in Languages and Cultures of Asia, Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia, College of Letters & Science

MA in Languages and Cultures of Asia, Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia, College of Letters & Science

PhD in Languages and Cultures of Asia, Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia, College of Letters & Science

Options

New     

MBA-General Management, named option: Corporate Executive MBA, School of Business.  The UAPC also approved an additional location for delivery of this program at Kohl's Corporate Headquarters, Menominee Falls, Wisconsin

Undergraduate major in Biology, named option: Plant Biology, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and College of Letters & Science

MS-Statistics, Option, Data Science, Department of Statistics, College of Letters & Science. Non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Master of Engineering degree, Civil and Environmental Engineering major, Option: Environmental Engineering, Department of Engineering Professional Development, College of Engineering. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Renamed/Restructured

Master of Engineering degree, Engineering major, renamed Option: "Professional Practice"  to "Engineering Management", Department of Engineering Professional Development, College of Engineering. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, Advance Your Career.

Admissions Suspended

Undergraduate International Studies major, Option: Global Commons/Global Environment, International Studies Program, College of Letters & Science

Discontinued

.....

Certificates

Established

Capstone Certificate in Leadership for Population Health Improvement, Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Capstone Certificate in Infant Early Childhood and Family Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health. Non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Certificate in Development Economics (undergraduate level), Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Certificate in Business Management for Agricultural and Life Sciences (undergraduate level), Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Certificate in the Public Humanities (graduate/professional level), Center for the Humanities, College of Letters & Science

Certificate in French (undergraduate level), Department of French and Italian, College of Letters & Science

Certificate in Sustainability (undergraduate level), Office of Sustainability, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Renamed/Restructured

Renamed the Certificate in Type 2 Translational Research to the Certificate in Clinical and Community Outcomes Research, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR), School of Medicine and Public Health. Non-pooled tuition, Advance Your Career.

Phased-out         

Master Administrator Capstone Certificate, School of Education

Certificate in Technical Communications (graduate/professional level), College of Engineering

Certificate in Global Perspectives, School of Education

Certificate in French Studies for Business (undergraduate level), Department of French and Italian, College of Letters & Science

Admissions Suspended

CALS International Certificate, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Certificate in Global Cultures, College of Letters & Science

Academic Departments 

Established

Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health

Renamed/Restructured    

Merged the Department of Liberal Studies and the Arts and the Department of Professional Development and Applied Studies into the Department of Liberal Arts and Applied Studies, Division of Continuing Studies

Renamed the internal department, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Ecology to the Department of Civil Society and Community Studies (CSCS), School of Human Ecology

Relocated the Department of Theatre and Drama from the College of Letters & Science to the School of Education (action pending presentation at the Faculty Senate)

Discontinued  

Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies, College of Letters & Science (action pending presentation at the Faculty Senate)

Subject Listings (Timetable Departments)

Established

English as a Second Language, Department of English, College of Letters & Science

Civil Society and Community Studies, Department of Civil Society and Community Studies, School of Human Ecology

Hebrew-Biblical, Department of Classics, College of Letters & Science

Hebrew-Modern, Center for Jewish Studies, College of Letters & Science

Renamed/Restructured

Subject Listing "ESL", code 350 to be renamed ENGLISH (reversing the name change approved in 2012-13 for this subject listing), Department of English, College of Letters & Science

Relocate the Subject Listing "Theatre and Drama", code 942, from the College of Letters and Science to the School of Education

Discontinued

Subject Listing "Hebrew", code 440, associated with the Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies, College of Letters & Science

Centers and Institutes

New

Center for Training in Pharmacology and Drug Development, School of Medicine and Public Health

Renamed/Restructured

Restructured the Arts Institute to be an independent division (formerly reporting to the deans of L&S, Education, and Human Ecology), with a direct reporting line to the Provost

Rename and Reorganize the Institute for Biology Education to WISCIENCE (Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement)

Phased Out

Synchrotron Radiation Center, Graduate School

 

 

Most recent update date:  June 24, 2014

UAPC Academic Actions, September 2012 to July 2013

Majors and Degrees

Notice of Intent

BS-Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy

BS-Physical Education, Department of Kinesiology, School of Education

Authorization to Implement

BS-Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy

..  

Phased-out

MA-Economics, Department of Economics, College of Letters and Science

Major: Business:Accounting (code 004), Master of Business Administration degree, School of Business

Major: Business: Information Systems (code 571), Master of Business Administration and Master of Science - Business degree, School of Business

BS- Agricultural Education, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

MS-Family and Consumer Journalism, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

MA-Rehabilitation Psychology, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, School of Education

MA-Special Education, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, School of Education

Major: Theatre and Drama, Bachelor of Science-Education degree, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education

Renamed/Restructured

MS/PhD in Physiology moved from the Department of Neuroscience to the SMPH Office of Basic Research, Biotechnology and Graduate Studies, School of Medicine and Public Health.

MS/PhD in Material Science and the Material Science Program moved from the Department of Material Science and Engineering to the College of Engineering Dean's Office.

Undergraduate major in Biological Aspects of Conservation moved from the Institute for Biology Education to the Department of Botany

MS/PhD in Limnology and Marine Science renamed to Freshwater and Marine Sciences, College of Engineering

Moved the administrative home of the Biology Major from the Institute for Biology Education to the Department of Bacteriology in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the Department of Zoology in the College of Letters and Science

Moved the administrative home of the PhD in Endocrinology-Reproductive Physiology from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology to the Office of Basic Research, Biotechnology, and Graduate Studies in the SMPH Dean's Office

Moved the administrative home of the undergraduate Molecular Biology major from the Institute for Biology Education to the Department of Zoology, College of Letters and Science

Converted to No Admissions Status

MS-Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine and Public Health.

MS-Nursing, School of Nursing

Options

New     

Master of Science - Economics, Major: Economics, Option: Graduate Foundations, Department of Economics, College of Letters and Science. Non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Master of Science - Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Major: Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Option: Global Higher Education, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, School of Education. Non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Doctor of Philosophy - Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Major: Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Option: Wisconsin Idea Executive PhD Cohort, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, School of Education

Master of Arts - Mathematics, Major: Mathematics, Option: Foundations of Advanced Studies, Department of Mathematics, College of Letters and Science. Non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Master of Science - Computer Science, Major: Computer Science, Option: Professional Program, Department of Computer Science, College of Letters and Science. Non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

 

Renamed/Restructured

Converted Master of Science - Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Major: Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Engineering Management specialization to a named Option: Engineering Management Specialization

Admissions Suspended

Master of Business Administration, Major: Business: Finance, Investment, and Banking, Option: Quantitative Finance, School of Business.

Discontinued

Master of Business Administration, Major: Business: Management and Human Resources (code 623), Option: Strategic Management in Life and Engineering Sciences, School of Business.

Master of Science - Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Major: Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Option: Cooperative Program with UW-Oshkosh, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, School of Education.

Education Certification, Major: Classical Humanities, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education

Certificates

Established

Certificate in Education and Educational Services (for undergraduates), Department of Educational Psychology, School of Education

Certificate in Studio Art (for undergraduates), Department of Art, School of Education

Capstone Certificate in Nursing Care of Children with Chronic Conditions in Schools, School of Nursing

Capstone Certificate in Computer Sciences for Professionals, Department of Computer Science, College of Letters and Science. Non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Capstone Certificate in International Politics and Practice, Department of Political Science, College of Letters and Science. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Capstone Certificate in Clinical Nutrition, Department of Nutritional Science, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Capstone Certificate in Clinical Nutrition - Dietetic Internship, Department of Nutritional Science, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Certificate in Pilates (for undergraduates), Dance Department, School of Education

 

Renamed/Restructured

Certificate of Specialist in Gerontology, no longer available to special students; moved from the College of Letters and Science to the School of Medicine and Public Health

Capstone Certificate in Consumer Health Advocacy, converted from traditional to distance-delivery, Law School. Distance education, non-pooled tuition, EI program, Advance Your Career.

Converted to No-Admissions Status

Certificate of Specialist of Library and Information Studies, School of Library and Information Studies, College of Letters and Science

Phased-out         

Graduate-level Certificate in Air Resources Management, Nelson Institute

Capstone Certificate in Laboratory Quality Management, School of Medicine and Public Health

Academic Departments 

Established

...

Renamed/Restructured    

Merger of the Department of Comparative Literature and the Folklore Program into the Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, College of Letters and Science.

Center for Jewish Studies approved to be a department-like unit and a tenure home, College of Letters & Science (This action approved by the University Committee and the provost  and not considered by the UAPC.)

 

Discontinued  

...

Subject Listings (Timetable Departments)

Established

Subject Listing ENGL, Department of English, College of Letters and Science

Renamed/Restructured

Renamed the Subject Listing: English (Subject code 350) to English as a Second Language, Department of English, College of Letters and Science.

Discontinued

Family and Consumer Communications, School of Human Ecology

Clinical Laboratory Science, School of Medicine and Public Health

Centers and Institutes

New

Native American Center for Health Professions, School of Medicine and Public Health

Wisconsin Applied Computing Center, College of Engineering

Renamed/Restructured

The Cardiovascular Research Center was moved from the Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology to the SMPH Office of Basic Research, Biotechnology and Graduate Studies, School of Medicine and Public Health

Renamed the Waisman Center on Mental Retardation and Human Development to the Waisman Center, Graduate School. 

Renamed the Center for Excellence in Family Studies to the Center for Family and Child Well-Being, School of Human Ecology

The administrative home of the Center for Demography and Ecology (CDE) and the Center for Demography, Health, and Aging was moved from the Department of Sociology to the Dean's Office (Associate Dean for Social Sciences), College of Letters and Science

Phased Out

Center for Neuroscience, School of Medicine and Public Health

UAPC Annual Reports, Including Academic Actions

These annual reports of the UAPC are provided to the Faculty Senate.  

2015-2016
2014-2015 
2013-2014
2012-2013
2011-2012

2010-2011
2009-2010
2008-2009
2007-2008
2006-2007
2005-2006
2004-2005, Ethnic Studies Implementation Committee Final Report (2005)
2003-2004
2002-2003, Ethnic Studies Review Committee Final Report, with UAPC modifications (2003)
2001-2002
2000-2001
1999-2000
1998-1999
1997-1998
1996-1997

Summary of Implementations and Discontinuations, 1994 to 2016