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Delete a course, program/degree, minor or certificate

Delete a Course, Program/Degree, Minor, or Certificate

Delete a course

This is the process used to DELETE A COURSE. A deleted course is inactivated in PeopleSoft and deleted from the catalog. A New or Changed Course Proposal Form is required. This is a Word document or an interactive PDF that can be completed on the computer. If the proposed change affects any other departments/colleges, a letter of support from those departments is also required.

To delete a course, complete the following steps on the form:

  1. Identify submitter, department/college, and provide basic course information.
  2. Check the top box "Delete this course". When deleting an undergraduate course, a Common Course Numbering form is required. Upon request, the UCCC Secretary or staff in the Provost's Office will complete the CCN form, contact them at ucc@unr.edu. Only questions 1 and 3 on the CCN form are applicable for deletions.
  3. [(a) only] input or copy and paste the current title and description.
  4. Provide the rationale for the request
  5. All references to the course will be removed from the catalog. Catalog copy is NOT required unless the deleted course will be replaced by another course in your program listing(s). In that case, a memo describing the program changes and catalog copy are required (see Program changes).
  6. Skip this step
  7. Department/college approvals are required

A technical review is performed prior to the proposal being added to the agenda for the next UCCC meeting. You will notified if additional information is required.

Delete program

To DELETE A PROGRAM, department and college C&C committees must approve the proposal before it may be considered by the UCCC. if the program is a graduate level program, the Graduate Council must approve the change before the UCCC may consider it. Once a change to a graduate program has been approved at the department and college levels, the proposal should be sent to the Provost's Office for routing to the Graduate Council. If recommended for approval by the University Courses and Curricula Committee, the change also requires Academic Affairs Council and Board of Regents approval before it may be implemented.

NSHE has a separate form for program deletion, the Academic Program Elimination form. The short form asks for the reason for the deletion, description of the phase out process, the impact on faculty, staff, related academic programs and accreditation (include discussions that have occurred with the accrediting agency), and a description of the plan for notifying feeder institutions of the closure. The form is a Word document that can be completed on the computer. In addition to this form, the UCCC requires catalog copy, and letters of support from any affected departments. Print the appropriate section of the current catalog and mark up the copy with your desired changes. Access catalog copy in the  online catalog  , a PDF can be created from the online catalog using the printer icon at the top of the program listing. A technical review will be performed before the proposal is added to the next UCCC meeting agenda. The technical reviewers will contact the author(s) of the proposal if additional information is needed. Proposals are very often prefaced by a memo highlighting important information from the form and/or offering information not included on the form. The memo should include the department's plan for accommodating students who declared the major prior to the deletion . The memo will include the signature of the submitter and may include the signatures of department chair, college C&C representative or college dean/associate dean.

The proposal packet can be scanned and emailed to the Provost's office at ucc@unr.edu. If the original paperwork does not have any signatures, then the submission must be sent from your UCCC representative or they must be cc'd on the email.

Delete a Certificate

To DELETING A CERTIFICATE, department and college C&C committees must approve the proposal before it may be considered by the UCCC. Additionally, if the program is a graduate level program, the Graduate Council must approve the change before the UCCC may consider it. Once a change to a graduate program has been approved at the department and college levels, the proposal should be sent to the Provost's Office for routing to the Graduate Council.

There is no specific form for this type of change. Compose a cover memo to the UCCC describing the change, the department's rationale for the change, and any other useful information. The memo should describe the department's process for accommodating students who declared the certificate prior to the change or deletion. The submitter, department chair, and college C&C representative or college dean/associate dean typically sign off on the memo. The UCCC requires catalog copy, and letters of support from any affected departments. Print the section of the current catalog that will be changing and mark up the copy with changes. Catalog copy is available from the online catalog , a PDF can be created from the online catalog by using the printer icon at the top of the program listing. A technical review will be performed before the proposal is added to the next UCCC meeting agenda. The technical reviewers will contact the author(s) of the proposal if additional information is needed.

The proposal packet may be scanned and emailed to the Provost's office at ucc@unr.edu. If the original paperwork does not have any signatures, then the submission must be sent from your UCCC representative or they must be cc'd on the email.

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