Academic Policy  1620.11

Program and Department Review Schedule

This is the review schedule for the process described in Academic Policy 1620.10.

2019-2020

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Human Nutrition and Dietetics, BSHES; Accrediting body: ACEND (pending report)

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Athletic Training, M.AT; Accrediting body: CAATE (pending report)
  • Occupational Therapy, OTD Accrediting body: ACOTE (pending report)

2020-2021

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, PhD (ENTO, HORT, Concentrations)
  • Apparel Merchandising and Product Development, BSHES
  • Entomology, MS
  • Horticulture, MS
  • Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences, BSA

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • Biology, BA, BS, MS, PhD (BIOL, SPAC Concentrations)
  • Creative Writing, MFA
  • Criminology, BA
  • Earth Science, BS
  • English, BA (CRWR, RHWR,, TPCL Concentrations), MA (GENR, SPEC concentrations), PhD
  • Geography, BA (CTRS, GEOG Concentrations), MS
  • Geology, BS (GEOL, GEPH Concentrations), MS (GEOL, SPAC Concentrations)
  • Geosciences, PhD
  • Geospatial Technologies, CP, GC
  • Philosophy, BA, MA, PhD
  • Psychology, BA, MA, PhD (Experimental Concentration)
  • Sociology, BA, MA (CRIM, GSOC Concentrations)
  • Technical Writing and Public Rhetoric, GC

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Counseling, MS (, CMHC, RHAB, SCCN Concentrations); Accrediting body: CACREP
  • Counselor Education and Supervision, PhD; Accrediting body: CACREP

College of Engineering

  • Biological Engineering, BSBE (BENG, ENVR Concentrations); Accrediting body: ABET
  • Biomedical Engineering, BSBME; Accrediting body: ABET
  • Chemical Engineering, BSChE; Accrediting body: ABET
  • Civil Engineering, BSCE; Accrediting body: ABET
  • Computer Engineering, BSCmpE; Accrediting body: ABET
  • Computer Science, BSCS; Accrediting body: ABET
  • Electrical Engineering, BSEE; Accrediting body: ABET
  • Industrial Engineering, BSIE; Accrediting body: ABET
  • Mechanical Engineering, BSME (AERO, MEEG Concentrations); Accrediting body: ABET

Graduate School and International Education

  • Materials Engineering, MATEMS (BIMD, ENMD, MAMO, MPMD, MSTM, NSMD Concentrations)
  • Materials Science, MATSMS (BIMD, ENMD, MAMO, MPMD, MSTM, NSMD Concentrations)
  • Materials Science & Engineering, PhD

2021-2022

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Food, Nutrition and Health, BSHES
  • Hospitality Management, BSHES

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design

  • Architecture, BArch; Accrediting body: NAAB
  • Interior Design, BID; Accrediting body: NASAD & CIDA (2023-2024)
  • Landscape Architecture, BLA; Accrediting body: LAAB

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • Advanced Performance, GC; Accrediting body: NASM
  • Advertising & Public Relations, BA; Accrediting body: ACEJMC
  • African and African American Studies, BA, GC
  • Art, MFA; Accrediting body: NASAD
  • Art Education, BFA (CMPR, K-12 Concentrations); Accrediting body: NASAD
  • Art Education, MA (CMMS, SCHL Concentrations); Accrediting body: NASAD
  • Art History, BA; Accrediting body: NASAD
  • Asian Studies, BA
  • Chemistry, BA (BIOC, CHEM Concentrations), BS (BIOP, BIOS, CHES Concentrations), MS, PhD
  • Economics, BA; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Graphic Design, BFA; Accrediting body: NASAD
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, BA (Option 1 and Option 2 Concentrations)
  • Journalism, BA ( BCST, NEWS Concentrations); Accrediting body: ACEJMC
  • Latin American and Latino Studies, BA
  • Mathematics, BA, BS (MATH1, MATH2, MATH3 Concentrations), MS, PhD
  • Medical Science, BS
  • Middle East Studies, BA
  • Music, BA, BM (BRAS, COMP, GPRF, JAZZ, MBUS, , PPRF, SPRF, , THRY, , VPRF, WPRF,  Concentrations), MM; Accrediting body: NASM
  • Music Education, BM (CHOR, INST, Concentration); Accrediting body: NASM
  • Music Education for Special Needs Students, GC; Accrediting body: NASM
  • Physics, BA, BS (ASTR, BIPH, CMPT, ELEC, GEPH, OPTC, PROF Concentrations), MS, PhD (ASTR, BIPH, NEUR, PHYS Concentrations)
  • Secondary Mathematics, MA
  • Social Work, BSW, MSW; Accrediting body: CSWE
  • Statistics and Analytics, MS (BIOL, BSAN, CPAN, EDSP, OPAN, QNSS, STAT Concentrations)
  • Studio Art, BA; Accrediting body: NASAD
  • Studio Art, BFA; Accrediting body: NASAD

Sam M. Walton College of Business

  • Accounting, BSBA, MAcc; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Applied Business Analytics, MABA; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Business Administration, MBA (BADM, EBDM, EHLC Concentrations), PhD; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Business Economics, BSBA (BECO, IECB Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Economics, MA, PhD; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Economic Analytics, MS; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Enterprise Systems, GC; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Entrepreneurship, GC; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Finance, BSBA (FENR, FNBK, FNMG, FNRE, FNRM Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Finance, MS (BUAN, DGTC, FERM, SCMT); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • General Business, BSBA; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Information Systems, BSBA (BUAN, ENRP, ENSY, ISQA, ISYS Concentrations), MIS (ERPM, ESMT, ITMT, SEMT Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • International Business, BSIB (IBAC, IBCS, IBEC, IBFN, IBGB, IBIS, IBMG, IBMK, IBRT, SCMT Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Management, BSBA (HRMG, OLMG, SBMG Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Marketing, BSBA (IMKT, MMKT Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Professional Accounting, MPA (ASAN, CACC, TAXA Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Retail, BSBA (RETL, RTAC, RTEC, RTFN, RTIN, RTIS, RTMG, RTMK, RTSC Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Supply Chain Management, BSBA; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Supply Chain Management, MS (BUAN, ENRP, ENSY, FINN, HRMG, RETL Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Education Policy, PhD
  • Nursing, MSN; Accrediting body: CCNE
  • Nursing Practice, DNP (ACNP, FNPR Concentrations); Accrediting body: CCNE
  • Nursing Education, GC; Accrediting body: CCNE

College of Engineering

  • Engineering, MSE
  • Engineering Management, MSEM
  • Homeland Security, GC
  • Industrial Engineering, MSIE, PhD
  • Lean Six Sigma, GC
  • Operations Management, MSOM
  • Project Management, GC

Graduate School and International Education

  • Public Service, MPS
  • Statistics and Analytics, GC

2022-2023

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Agricultural Business, BSA (ABMM, AGEC, PRLW Concentrations)
  • Agricultural Economics, MS (AGBS, AGEN, ATLA, INAG Concentrations)
  • Brewing Science, CP
  • Food Safety, MS
  • Food Science, BSA (FDSC, FDTN, FDCU Concentrations), MS, PhD
  • Human Development and Family Sciences, BSHES

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design

  • Landscape Architectural Studies, BS

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • Child Advocacy Studies Training, CP

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Applied Behavior Analysis, GC
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders, GC
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, MS; Accrediting body: ASHA
  • Curriculum & Instruction, MEd, EDS, PhD
  • Educational Measurement, PMC
  • Educational Psychology, GC
  • Educational Statistics & Research Methods, PMC, PhD
  • Educational Studies, BSE
  • Educational Technology, MEd
  • Health, Sport & Exercise Science, PhD (PDGY Concentration)
  • K-12 Online Teaching, GC
  • Nursing, BSN (LNBN, PLRN, RNBN Options); Accrediting body: ASBN & CCNE (2026-2027)
  • STEM Education for K-6, GC
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, MEd

College of Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering, MSChE, PhD
  • Engineering, PhD
  • Mechanical Engineering, MSME, PhD

School of Law

  • Business Law, GC
  • Criminal Law, GC
  • Law, JD; Accrediting body: ABA Council Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

2023-2024

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, PhD (ENTO, PTPA Concentrations)
  • Entomology, MS
  • Human Environmental Sciences, MS (AMPD, FHNH, HDFS Concentrations)
  • Plant Pathology, MS

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design

  • Interior Design, BID; Accrediting body: CIDA & NASAD (2021-2022)

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • International and Global Studies, BA (EURO, GLSO, PEAC Concentrations)
  • Psychology, PhD (Clinical Concentration); Accrediting body: APA
  • Theatre, BA (DTEC and PERF Concentrations), MFA; Accrediting body: NAST

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Advanced School-Based Speech-Language Pathology, PMS
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, BS
  • Exercise Science, BS
  • Exercise Science, MS
  • Health, Sport & Exercise Science, PhD (EXSC Concentration)
  • Physical Education, MEd
  • Public Health, BS; Initial Accreditation Visit by CEPH

College of Engineering

  • Civil Engineering, MSCE, PhD
  • Electrical Engineering, MSEE, PhD
  • Environmental Engineering, MSENE

Graduate School and International Education

  • Environmental Dynamics, MS
  • Environmental Dynamics, PhD
  • Public Policy, PhD (AGPO, CDRP, EDPO, , HLPO, PPMG, PSIA, PUBP Concentrations)

2024-2025

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Animal Science, BSA (ANET,, EQSC, PPRF Concentrations), MS, PhD
  • Food Science, BSA (FDSC Concentration); Accrediting body: IFT
  • Poultry Science, AdC, BSA, MS, PhD

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design

  • Design Studies, MDes (IWDS, RDES, RHOS Concentrations)

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • History, BA, MA, PhD
  • Journalism, MA

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Adult and Lifelong Learning, MEd, EdD
  • Community Health Promotion, MS
  • Health, Sport, and Exercise Science, PhD (HLBV Concentration)
  • Human Resource and Workforce Development Education, BSE, MEd, EdD

College of Engineering

  • Computer Engineering, MSCmpE, PhD
  • Computer Science, BA, MSCS, PhD
  • Cybersecurity, GC

Graduate School and International Education

  • Cell & Molecular Biology, MS, PhD

2025-2026

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Agricultural & Extension Education, MS
  • Agricultural Education, Communication, and Technology, BSA [ACOM, AGLE, ASTM Concentrations; AGED Concentration, Accrediting body: CAEP (2026-2027)]
  • Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, PhD (AECT Concentration)

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • Communication, BA, MA

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Community College Leadership, MEd
  • Health, Sport, and Exercise Science, PhD (RESM Concentration)
  • Higher Education, MEd, EdD
  • Recreation and Sport Management, BS, Med (READ, SPAD Concentrations)

College of Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering, MSBME, PhD (Healthcare Concentration)
  • Data Science, BS (ACCA, BIOF, BMHI, BUDA, CMPA, DSST, GSDA, OPNA, SODA, SYCA Concentrations)

Graduate School and International Education

  • Space & Planetary Sciences, MS, PhD

2026-2027

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Agricultural Education, Communications, and Technology, BSA (AGED Concentration); Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Birth through Kindergarten, BSHES; Accrediting body: CAEP

Fay Jones School of Architecture

  • Architectural Studies, BS
  • Sustainability, GC

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • Anthropology, BA, BS, MA, PhD
  • Arabic, BA
  • Classical Studies, BA
  • Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies, MA, PhD (CLIT, CULS, HISP, LTTR, WLAL Concentrations)
  • French, BA
  • German, BA
  • Modern Language, MA (FREN, GERM Concentrations)
  • Political Science, BA, MA
  • Public Administration and Nonprofit Studies, MPA
  • Spanish BA, MA (LITR, LLAT Concentrations)

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Arkansas Curriculum/Program Administrator, PMC; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Building-Level Administration, PMC; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Career and Technical Education, BSE (BUED, FCSE, TEED Concentrations), MEd; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Childhood Education, BSE (EASL, GATE, READ, STEM Concentrations); Accrediting body: CAEP
  • District-Level Administration, PMC; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Educational Leadership, MEd, EdS, EdD; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Elementary Education, BSE, MAT (EASL, GATE, READ, STEM Concentrations); Accrediting body: CAEP
  • English Education, BAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • French Education, BAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • German Education, BAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Nursing, BSN (LNBN, PLRN, RNBN Options); Accrediting body: CCNE & ASBN (2022-2023)
  • Spanish Education, BAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Social Studies Education, BAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Teacher Education, MAT (MULT, SEED Concentrations); Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Teaching K-12 Physical Education & Health, BSE; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Special Education, BSE, MEd (4-12, P-4 Concentrations); Accrediting body: CAEP

College of Engineering

  • Biological Engineering, MSBE, PhD

Graduate School and International Education

  • Agricultural and Food Law, LLM
  • Cross Sector Alliances: Public, Private, and Non-Profit, GC

2028-2029

College of Engineering

  • Operation Analytics, MS

2029-2030

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Crop, Soil, & Environmental Sciences, MS, PhD
  • Crop Science, BSA
  • Environmental Soil & Water Science, BSA

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Educational Equity, MEd
  • Special Education Transition Services, GC
  • Teacher Education, MAT (MULT, SEED Concentrations); Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, GC

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