Level I Program Form Department/program Summary

Level I Program Form
I Summary of Proposed Changes
Department/program Applied Arts and Sciences
Proposal requesting an addition of an area of concentration in Fundamentals
of Police Science for the Associates of Arts degree.
II Endorsements and Approvals
Please obtain the Program Chair/Director’s approval, the Dean and the Associate Provost.
Requestor: Lynn C. Stocking Phone: 243-7801
Program Chair/Director: Cathy Corr
Other affected programs: Sociology
Signature --Jim Burfeind/Dan Doyle Date
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/ program
(a) required courses incl. prerequisites or
(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
Please provide the proposed copy as you wish it
program or major, please cut and paste the
to appear in the catalog. 
requirements as they appear in the current catalog
below. www.umt.edu/catalog 
Areas of Emphasis within an Associate
of Arts Degree
Although the AA does not include a major or
minor course of study, students may elect to
choose classes in a specific area of interest.
Advisors within the departments guide this
process. New areas of emphasis within the
Associate of Arts Degree include Fundamentals
of Police Science, Licensed Addiction Counselor,
pre-professional Social Work, and preprofessional Psychology.
Other areas of
emphasis will be announced as they become
Please explain/justify the new proposal or change. 
The University of Montana College of Technology requests approval of an ‘area of concentration’ for
an Associates of Arts degree. The area of concentration will be identified as “Fundamentals of Police
Science”. Graduates of the proposed area of concentration will graduate from the University of
Montana with an Associate of Arts with an area of concentration in Fundamentals of Police Science
as well as the Law Enforcement Officer Basic Course Diploma from the Montana Law Enforcement
Academy (MLEA).
What other programs are affected by your
proposal? Obtain signatures as requested below.
Department of Sociology and Criminology
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.