Level I Program Form Department/program Summary

Level I Program Form
I Summary of Proposed Changes
School of Social Work
The School of Social Work at The University of Montana-Missoula
wishes to change the name of its baccalaureate social work program
offered online from “2 + 2 Social Work Program with Flathead Valley
Community College” to “School of Social Work Bachelor’s of Social
Work Distance Program.” The reason for the requested change is that
the program will be offered to students statewide, not just students at
Flathead Valley Community College. This name more accurately
reflects the scope of the program.
II Endorsements and Approvals
Please obtain the Program Chair/Director’s approval, the Dean and the Associate Provost.
Requestor: Cynthia Garthwait
Phone: 2432954
Date 9/3/2010
Program Chair/Director: Cynthia Garthwait, Acting
Other affected programs: None
Dean’s Signature
Initial Review in Provost’s Office
Faculty Senate Review
Are other departments/programs affected by this
Please obtain signature(s) from the
modification because of
Chair/Director of any such department/
(a) required courses incl. prerequisites or corequisites, program (above) before submission
(b) perceived overlap in content areas
(c) cross-listing of coursework
III Type of Level I Proposal (please check the appropriate space)
(a) Re-titling existing majors, minors, or options
(b) Eliminating existing majors, minors, or options via a program termination checklist
(c) Adding new minors or certificates where there is a major
(d) Adding new minors or certificates where there is an option in a major
(e) Departmental mergers and name changes
(f) Program revisions –for minor modifications use the program modification form
(g) Distance delivery of previously authorized degree program.
(h) Adding option within an existing major or degree *
(i) Eliminating organizational units such as departments, divisions and colleges or schools
(j) Consolidating existing program and/or degree *
*Requires level II BOR documentation submitted to the Provost’s Office (refer to
IV Catalog Language
If you are proposing a change to an existing program
Please provide the proposed copy as you
or major, please cut and paste the requirements as
wish it to appear in the catalog. 
they appear in the current catalog below.
www.umt.edu/catalog 
Please explain/justify the new proposal or change. 
The proposed name for the program more accurately describes the statewide nature and scope of the
BSW distance education program which began as a joint venture between the School of Social Work
and Flathead Valley Community College. It is no longer just a UM-FVCC venture.
What other programs are affected by your proposal?
Obtain signatures as requested below.
V Department Summary Required if several proposals are submitted. In a separate document
list program title and proposed change for all proposals.
VI Copies and Electronic Submission After all signatures have been obtained submit the
original, a paper copy and electronic file to the Faculty Senate Office, UH 221.