The preliminary curriculum approval process assures linkage between the curriculum/program development process, the Ferris State University Academic Plan, and the University planning process. Completion of the Preliminary Curriculum Approval Form (PCAF) requires a brief and preliminary response to questions that address the entire range of information and topics that proposal initiators need to keep in mind. Submission of a PCAF to the Provost allows the Provost to grant preliminary approval and authorizes curriculum/program proposal initiators to proceed with development of a full proposal. Preliminary approval does not guarantee final approval; also, the Provost may choose not to grant preliminary approval.
Preliminary curriculum proposal approval is required for the following curriculum initiatives:
The University Curriculum Committee details the full preliminary program proposal approval process and PCAFs are also available for download on their website.