UAB Track/Concentration/Option Approval Process

Any group of courses within a degree program identified as a track, concentration, option, focus, specialization, etc., requires approval by the University of Alabama Board of Trustees and the Alabama Commission on Higher Education.

School-level

Approved by appropriate school-level committee and dean.

Institution-level

Undergraduate Programs
  • Reviewed by Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Success.
  • Reviewed by Academic Programs Review Council.
  • Reviewed and approved by Provost.
  • Reviewed and approved by President.
Graduate Programs
  • Reviewed by the Graduate Council Advisory Committee or Ad Hoc New Programs Committee (meets 2nd Wednesday of each month).
  • Reviewed and approved by Provost.
  • Reviewed and approved by President.
External
  • Reviewed and approved by Board of Trustees.
  • Reviewed and approved by ACHE.
External
  • Reviewed and approved by Board of Trustees.
  • Reviewed and approved by ACHE.

Dates of Board of Trustees meetings and UAB internal deadlines for submission of items available at: uab.edu/boardliaison