Academic Affairs Approval Process

As the A&M System universities continue to expand their academic programs in response to their strategic plans, specific guidelines shall be followed to remain in compliance with The Texas A&M System, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). Along with these guidelines the A&M System Office of Academic Affairs provides the following submission/approval process resources:

Timeline for Approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Submission Deadlines – Board of Regents Academic Affairs Agenda Items

Program Approval Review Sheet

Submission Guidelines

Academic Appointment

Administrative Change

Centers and Institutes

Degree Program

Distance Education


Faculty Development Leave

Honorary Degrees


Semester Credit Hour