• Division of Student Affairs, Enrollment and Academic Services
  • Division of Student Affairs, Enrollment and Academic Services
  • Division of Student Affairs, Enrollment and Academic Services
  • Division of Student Affairs, Enrollment and Academic Services

Admissions & Standards

Should my proposal be directed to the Admissions & Standards Committee or the Curriculum Committee?

The Curriculum Committee at MTSU is charged with reviewing and approving the following items:

  • Proposed New Course
  • Inactivation of Course
  • Course Number/Title Change
  • Reactivation of Course
  • Changes in Credit Hours
  • Changes in Grading System
  • Cross Listing of Course
  • Changes in Admission to Major
  • Non-substantive Revisions in Curriculum of Existing Major, Minor, and Concentrations

The Admissions and Standards Committee at MTSU is charged with reviewing and approving the following items:

  • Changes to undergraduate minimum grade or GPA requirements for either admission to or retention in a program, department, school, college or the university
  • Changes to admission requirements for the university related to test scores, course work or other factors
  • Changes in academic policies that impact retention in the university, ie. Academic probation and suspension policies
  • Requirements within a major that change the standards for graduation or retention
  • Undergraduate grading scales and systems
  • Changes to academic performance requirements required within programs, departments, schools, colleges and the university.


MTSU Admissions and Standards Committee

The Admissions and Standards Committee should be composed of two faculty members from each academic college and two students, preferably upper-class representatives. The Associate Vice Provost for Admissions and Enrollment Services, the Dean of the College of Graduate Studies, and the Director of General Education should serve as ex-officio members.

Charge of the Admissions and Standards Committee

The Admissions and Standards Committee should evaluate the University’s admissions policies and graduation requirements; review policies and practices pertaining to retention standards, course grading, and other academic performance requirements.

Guidelines & Information

Visit the following MTSU and TBR links for more information on MTSU admissions and standards. Information is available in various formats including HTML, Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF.

Form Format
Checklist of Documents to Support Proposal HTML
Cover Memo for Proposed Admissions or Standards Changes 
(MTSU Form) 
Provides signatures that indicate approval from MTSU's Admissions and Standards review process. 
Required with all proposed Admissions and Standards changes
PDF
Master Catalog Change 
(MTSU Form) 
Required with all proposed Admissions and Standards changes
PDF
Impact Data Form for Proposed Changes in Admission Criterion or Graduation Standard 
(MTSU Form) 
Required with all proposed Admissions and Standards changes
PDF
TBR Policy 2:01:01:00 
Approval of Academic Programs, Units, and Modifications. Review this document for the TBR process, procedure, and criteria for review of academic proposals.
 
TBR Guideline A-010 
Instructions for submitting Proposals for New Academic Programs and for Modifications of Existing Academic Programs. Review this document to know which TBR forms to use for proposed curriculum change.