New Concentrations

All concentrations must be in compliance with Executive Order 1071 and University Policy S14-9 [pdf]. Concentrations within degree program must constitute represent less than 50 percent of the major requirements within a degree program, which could include preparation for the major, core courses, and major requirements, including culminating experience units (project, portfolio, or 299).

  • Undergraduate Programs. At least 12 units of the concentrations must be a unique set of requirements for the degree.
  • Graduate Programs. At least 8 units of the concentrations must be a unique set of requirements for the degree.

Submit the following required documents in Curriculog (instructions linked):

  1. New Concentrations [docx] (template linked)
  2. Comprehensive Assessment Plan [docx] (template linked)
  3. Curriculum Matrix [docx] (template linked)
  4. Side by Side Comparison of the current major, all current concentrations in the major, and the proposed concentration degree that is seeking to be elevated to a full degree and their degree requirements to clearly show compliance with EO 1071.
  5. Advising Roadmap: Include a undergraduate 2-year (if applicable per SB 1440) and undergraduate 4-year degree roadmaps (follow the links download your existing, approved roadmap). Graduate programs should also submit sample roadmaps.
    Blank Template for Ugrd 2-Year Roadmap [pdf] | Blank Template for Ugrd 4-Year Roadmap [pdf]
  6. Special Session/Self Support proposals also require a budget: CSU CO’s Budget Template.