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                                                                                                        NOVEMBER 29, 2018

                                                                                                      ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

                       The agenda & materials for the business meeting that will be held on November 29, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Materials are linked and all documents are in                                                                               Adobe Acrobat format unless otherwise noted. If you have questions regarding the content of this information, please contact Julissa Nixon,     .                                                                                       If you have technical difficulty with this page, or links, please contact DaVaris Hatten at



SC Commission on Higher Education

CHE Main Conference Room, 1122 Lady St., Suite 300, Columbia, SC 29201

and via


Conference Call-In Number: 800-503-2899

Conference Access Code: 7374854

November 29, 2018

10:00 a.m.



                   1.  Minutes of September 27, 2018

                   2.  Project Lead the Way

                   3.  Cambridge International

                   4. Updates to the list of National Institutional and Specialized Accrediting Bodies Recognized by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education

                   5.  Program Proposals

a.       University of South Carolina Columbia, M.Ed., Applied Behavior Analysis

b.       University of South Carolina Columbia, M.S., Adapted Physical Education

c.       Greenville Technical College, B.A.S., Advanced Manufacturing Technology 

d.       Francis Marion University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering 

e.       Francis Marion University, M.S.N., Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner 

f.         Clemson University, Agricultural Education Teacher Certificate 

g.       The Citadel, B.S., Cyber Operations 

h.       The Citadel, B.S., Education 

i.        The Citadel, B.S., Tactical Strength and Conditioning   

j.         The Citadel, B.S.B.A., Finance 

k.       The Citadel, B.S.B.A., Supply Chain Management

l.     The Citadel, M.A.T., Teaching

m.   The Citadel, M.Ed., Higher Education Leadership

      n.    The Citadel, M.S., Instructional Design and Technology

3.)     P        

                   6.  Program Modifications 

a.       Univeristy of South Carolina -- Palmetto College, B.A., Liberal Studies, Add New Site 

b.       University of South Carolina -- Palmetto College, B.A., Organizational Leadership, Add New Site 

c.     University of South Carolina Lancaster, A.A., Add New Site

d.     Univeristy of South Carolina Lancaster, A.S., Add New Site

e.    University of South Carolina Columbia, Professional M.B.A., Add New Sites

f.         University of South Carolina Columbia, Ph.D., Business Administration, Dual Degree with Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey,  Mexico

g.       University of South Carolina Columbia, Ph.D., Business Administration, Dual Degree with Universidad de Chile

h.     University of South Carolina Columbia, M.I.B. (Masters in International Business), Dual Degree with ESSEC Business School, France

i.          University of South Carolina Columbia, B.S., Hospitality Management, Dual Degree with Beijing International Studies University, China

j.      University of South Carolina Columbia, B.S., Tourism Management, Dual Degree with Beijing International Studies University, China

k.      Medical University of South Carolina, M.S., Medical Sciences, Add M.D. Stop-Out Option

l.       Lander University, M.Ed., Teaching and Learning, Add Montessori Education concentration

    m.       The Citadel, M.S., Health, Exercise, and Sport Science, Add Tactical Performance and Resiliency concentration

     n.       College of Charleston, B.P.S. (Bachelor of Professional Studies), Add Legal Studies concentration 

                   7.   Consideration of the Citadel, The FREEDOM Center

                   8.   Annual Report on Admission Standards for First-Time Entering Freshmen, Fall 2017     

                   9.   Notifications of Program Changes and/or Terminations, September 7, 2018 -- November 21, 2018                                                                                                                                            (For information, no action required)

                  10.  Other Business


Next Meetings:

March 28, 2019

September 12, 2019

November 21, 2019