Academic Policy  1620.11

Program and Department Review Schedule

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

2023-2024

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

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

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • Advanced Performance, GC; Accrediting body: NASM
  • African and African American Studies, BA, GC
  • Asian Studies, BA
  • Black Sacred Music, GC, MM; Accrediting body: NASM
  • Chemistry, BA (BIOC, CHEM Concentrations), BS (BIOP, BIOS, CHES Concentrations), MS, PhD
  • Economics, BA
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, BA (Option 1 and Option 2 Concentrations)
  • International and Global Studies, BA (EURO, GLSO, PEAC Concentrations)
  • Latin American and Latino Studies, BA
  • Middle East Studies, BA
  • Music, BA, BM (COMP, GPRF, JAZZ, MBUS, PPRF, SPRF, THRY, VPRF, WPRF Concentrations), DMA (COND Concentration), MM (CMPM, COPI, IPFM, KPFM, MCCM, MEDM, MICM, MOGY, MTHM, VPFM Concentrations); Accrediting body: NASM
  • Music Education, BM (CHOR, INST Concentrations); Accrediting body: NASM
  • Music Education for Special Needs Students, GC; Accrediting body: NASM
  • Music Industry Studies, CP; Accrediting body: NASM
  • Physics, BA, BS (ASTR, BIPH, CMPT, ELEC, GEPH, OPTC, PROF Concentrations), MS, PhD (ASTR, BIPH, NEUR, PHYS Concentrations)

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Advanced School-Based Speech-Language Pathology, PMC
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, BS
  • Exercise Science, BS, MS
  • Health, Sport & Exercise Science, PhD (EXSC Concentration)
  • Nursing, BSN (LNBN, PLRN, RNBN Options); Accrediting body: ASBN (& CCNE 2026)
  • Public Health, BS, MPH (PHPR, PHAC Concentrations); Accrediting body: CEPH

College of Engineering

  • Civil Engineering, MSCE, PhD
  • Construction Management, MS
  • Electrical Engineering, MSEE, PhD

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 (PSID, PSPP Concentrations), MS, PhD

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design

  • Design Studies, MDes (HLWL, IWDS, RDES, RHOS Concentrations)
  • Interior Architecture and Design, BIAD; Accrediting body: CIDA (& NASAD 2025)

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • History, BA (CONF, GLOB, KNOW, STAT Concentrations), MA, PhD
  • Journalism, MA
  • Theatre, BA (DTEC, PERF, THST Concentrations), MFA; Accrediting body: NAST

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Adult and Lifelong Learning, EdD, MEd
  • Health, Sport, and Exercise Science, PhD (HLBV Concentration)
  • Human Resource Development, BHRD, EdD, MHRD

College of Engineering

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

Graduate School and International Education

  • Cell & Molecular Biology, MS, PhD
  • Environmental Dynamics, MS, PhD
  • Public Policy, PhD (AGPO, CDRP, DSPO, EDPO, HLPO, PPMG, PSIA, RCPO, SCJS Concentrations)

2025-2026

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Agricultural & Extension Education, MS
  • Agricultural Education, Communication, and Technology, BSA (ACOM, AGED, AGLE, ASTM Concentrations)
  • Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, PhD (AECT Concentration)

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design

  • Interior Architecture and Design, BIAD; Accrediting body: (CIDA 2024) & NASAD

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • Art, MFA; Accrediting body: NASAD
  • Art Education, BFA (CMPR, K-12 Concentrations), MA; Accrediting body: NASAD
  • Art History, BA; Accrediting body: NASAD
  • Art History in Arts of the Americas, MA; Accrediting body: NASAD
  • Communication, BA, MA
  • Communication Design, MDes; Accrediting body: NASAD
  • Graphic Design, BFA; Accrediting body: NASAD
  • Psychology, PhD; Accrediting body: APA
  • Studio Art, BA, BFA (CRMC, DRAW, PHOT, PNTG, PRNT, SCPT Concentrations); Accrediting Body: NASAD

College of Education and Health Professions

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

College of Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering, MSBME (HCEP Concentration), PhD
  • Data Science, BS (ACCA, BIOF, BMHI, BUDA, CMPA, CYDA, DSST, GSDA, MIDA, 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 and Design

  • Architectural Studies, BS
  • Sustainability, GC

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

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

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, HCBA Concentrations), PhD (ACCT, FINN, ISYS, MGMT, MKTG, SCMT, SEVI Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Business Economics, BSBA (BECO, IECB Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Cybersecurity and Data Management, CP; 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 (FNBK, FNFA, FNMG, FNRE, FNRM Concentrations), MS; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • General Business, BSBA; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Healthcare Business Analytics, GC, MHBA; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Human Resources Management, BSBA; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Information Systems, BSBA (BUAN, ENRP, ENSY Concentrations), MIS (CBMT, ERPM, ESMT, ITMT, SEMT Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship, BSBA; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • International Business, BSIB (IBAC, IBEC, IBFN, IBGB, IBIS, IBMG, IBMK, IBRT, SCMT Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Management, BSBA (HRMG, OLMG Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Marketing, BSBA, MS; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Organizational Management and Leadership, BSBA; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Product Innovation, MS; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Professional Accounting, MPA (ASAN, CACC, TAXA Concentrations); Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Retail, BSBA; Accrediting body: AACSB
  • Supply Chain Management, BSBA, MS; Accrediting body: AACSB

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Athletic Training, M.AT; Accrediting body: CAATE
  • Building-Level Administration, PMC; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Career and Technical Education, BSE (BUED, FCSE, TEED Concentrations); Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Childhood Education, BSE (EASL, GATE, READ, STEM Concentrations); Accrediting body: CAEP
  • District-Level Administration, PMC; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Drama Education, BAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Educational Leadership, MEd, EdS; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Elementary Education, BSE, MAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • English Education, BAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, PMC; Accrediting body: CCNE
  • French Education, BAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • German Education, BAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Nursing, BSN (LNBN, PLRN, RNBN Options); Accrediting body: (ASBN 2023) & CCNE
  • Nursing Education, GC; Accrediting body: CCNE
  • Social Studies Education, BAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Spanish Education, BAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Special Education, BSE, MEd; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Teacher Education, MAT; Accrediting body: CAEP
  • Teaching K-12 Physical Education & Health, BSE; Accrediting body: CAEP

College of Engineering

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

School of Law

  • Agricultural and Food Law, LLM

2027-2028 

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Apparel Merchandising and Product Development, BSHES
  • Human Nutrition and Dietetics, BSHES; Accrediting body: ACEND

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design

  • Landscape Architecture, BLA; Accrediting body: LAAB

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • Creative Writing, MFA
  • Criminology, BA
  • English, BA (CRWR, RHWR, TPCL Concentrations), MA, PhD
  • Sociology, BA, MA (CRIM, GSOC Concentrations)
  • Technical Writing and User Experience Design, GC

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

2028-2029

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

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

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • Biology, BA, BS, MS, PhD
  • Earth Science, BS
  • Geography, BA (CTRS Concentrations), MS
  • Geology, BS (GEPH Concentrations), MS
  • Geosciences, PhD
  • Geospatial Technologies, CP, GC
  • Mathematics, BA, BS (MATH1, MATH2, MATH3 Concentrations), MS, PhD
  • Medical Science, BS
  • Psychology, BA, MA, PhD

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design

  • Architecture, BArch; Accrediting body: NAAB

College of Education and Health Professions

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

College of Engineering

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

Graduate School and International Education

  • Public Service, MPS
  • Statistics and Analytics, MS (BIOL, BSAN, CPAN, EDSP, OPAN, QNSS, STAT Concentrations)

2029-2030

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Agricultural Business, BSA (ABMM, ABRM, AGEC, PRLW Concentrations)
  • Agricultural Economics, MS (AGBS, ATLA, INAG Concentrations)
  • Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, PhD (HMNT Concentration)
  • Brewing Science, CP
  • Crop Science, BSA
  • Crop, Soil, & Environmental Sciences, MS, PhD
  • Environmental Soil & Water Science, BSA
  • Food Safety, MS
  • Food Science, BSA (FDCU, FDSC, FDTN Concentrations), MS, PhD
  • Human Development and Family Sciences, BSHES (CHLF, LFSP Concentrations)

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • Advertising and Public Relations, BA; Accrediting body: ACEJMC
  • Journalism, BA (ADPR, BCST, NEWS Concentrations); Accrediting body: ACEJMC
  • Philosophy, BA, MA, PhD

College of Education and Health Professions

  • Applied Behavior Analysis, GC
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, MS; Accrediting body: ASHA
  • Curriculum & Instruction, EdS (ASLP, EDEX, LIDY, ONTE, PRAD Concentrations), MEd, PhD
  • Education Policy, PhD
  • Educational Equity, MEd
  • Educational Leadership, EdD
  • Educational Statistics & Research Methods, PMC, PhD
  • Educational Studies, BSE (MXED, PARA Concentrations)
  • Educational Technology, MEd
  • Health, Sport & Exercise Science, PhD (PDGY Concentration)
  • K-12 Online Teaching, GC
  • Nursing, MSN; Accrediting body: CCNE
  • Nursing Practice, DNP (FNPR Concentration); Accrediting body: CCNE
  • Physical Education, MEd
  • Special Education Transition Services, GC
  • STEM Education, CP
  • STEM Education for K-6, GC
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, GC, MEd

College of Engineering

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

2030-2031

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

  • Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, PhD (HORT Concentration)
  • Horticulture, MS
  • Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences, BSA

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • Gender Studies, GC

Graduate School and International Education

  • Environmental Resiliency, GC, MS
  • Environmental Resiliency Certifications, Accounting and Metrics, GC
  • Environmental Resiliency Leadership, GC
  • Environmental Resiliency Sustainability, GC
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, MA

2031-2032

J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

  • Social Work, BSW, MSW; Accrediting body: CSWE

2032-2033

School of Law

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

 

05/18/2023