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Process for Approving Minors

Process for Approving Minors

  1. Forward the minor proposal to the current Chair of ICC for review and approval.
  2. After review and approval by ICC , the Chair of ICC will forward the minor proposal electronically to the Provost for approval, with a copy to the Vice Provost
  3. If the Provost approves the proposal:
    • Provost sends approval to ICC and the Vice Provost
    • The Office of the Vice Provost will forward the proposal to the Registrar’s Office and to the University Creative Services Office
    • The Office of the Vice Provost will verify that the applicable college has been notified that the proposal was approved
    • The proposal form will be archived in the Office of the Vice Provost
  4. If the Provost recommends changes to the proposal:
    • The proposal will be returned to the ICC and the Office of the Vice Provost
    • The ICC will return the proposal to the initiator for edits
    • After the edits are made the proposal will be returned to the ICC for review and approval
    • The Chair of ICC will forward the updated minor proposal electronically to the Provost for approval, with a copy to the Vice Provost
    • Once the Provost approves the minor, the Provost will send approval to ICC and the Vice Provost
    • The Office of the Vice Provost will forward a copy of the approved proposal to the Registrar’s Office and to the University Creative Services Office
    • The Office of the Vice Provost will verify that the applicable college has been notified that the proposal was approved
    • The proposal form will be archived in the Office of the Vice Provost
  5. If the Provost does not approve the proposal, the process will be concluded
    • The Provost will notify the Chair of the ICC and the Vice Provost
    • The Office of the Vice Provost will verify that the applicable college has been notified that the proposal was not approved


To make it easier for you to check the status of a minor, a link has been added to the Academic Program Curriculum Management Website to RIT's "List of Approved Minors". You can click on a minor to view the overview and curriculum once it has been approved.

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