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The Academic Council

     The Academic Council receives and studies proposed changes in curriculum and makes final recommendations to the President of the University.
     The Council may initiate studies of academic and/or curricular concern and make resultant recommendations to the President of the University. It may deliberate and make recommendations relative to curricular and/or academic proposals submitted to it through usual academic offices or by faculty organizations.
     In addition, the Council advises on matters which the President may submit to the Council for its consideration. The Liberal Arts Sub-Committee of the Academic Council shall serve the Provost or the Academic Council. When either the Provost or the Academic Council desires review of CORE courses or CORE issues, this standing committee will be available for this purpose.

    The Academic Council meets on the fourth Wednesday of Sept., Oct., Nov., Jan., Feb., March, and April at 3 p.m. in University Center, Iris Room. 

APSU Course and Program Development Webpage 

Academic Course and Program Development Forms

Forms (A/B, C1, C2, C3) for Course and Program Proposals

Schedule Type and Instruction Method Description

Courses Approved (Form As)

How to Propose Changes to Core

General Education Courses



APSU Policy 1:012 - Constitution of the Academic Council 

APSU Policy 2:001 - Curricular Change

Academic Inventory (Tennessee Higher Education Commission)


Deans/Directors appointed by the President:

Full-time, tenured faculty appointed by the President:

Full Time, Tenured Faculty Elected through Faculty Senate selection process: 

    College of Arts and Letters

   College of Behavioral and Health Sciences

   College of Business

   College of Education

   College of Science and Mathematics

   School of Technology and Public Management

Faculty Senate Representative:

Student Representatives Appointed by Student Government Association:

Ex Officio Members:

The President and Provost are permanent members. The Provost serves as chair.

Term expires at the end of the summer of the year noted by each name.