Appendix F: Distance Education Program Being Planned

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SUBMIT DATE:06/27/2012 
Constituent Institution:UNC at Pembroke 
CIP Discipline Specialty Title:Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 
CIP Discipline Specialty Number:310501 
Exact Title of the Proposed Program:Exercise & Sports Science: Exercise Physiology track 
Exact Degree Abbreviation:BS in Exercise & Sports Science 
Date of Initiation:12/31/1969 
Will this sequence of courses be completely individual access (e.g., Internet, videocassette)? YES 
If "yes," what will be the mode of delivery?ONLINE, INTERNET DELIVERY 
If "no," list proposed sites.


If short-based, length of time to complete the prog (e.g., 1 year, 18 mos.):N/A 

SACS/COC substantive change questions (1=Procedure One; 2=Procedure Two)

Site-based (where the instructor is present):

Is the institution initiating instruction where the student may earn more than 25% and less than 50% of credits toward a degree at a site 30 miles or more from the campus? (2) NO 
Is the institution initiating an (additional) off-campus site at which students may earn at least 50% of an educational program? (1) NO 
Is the institution adding significantly different degree programs at a currently approved site? (2) NO 
Distance learning (where instructor and student are geographically separated):
Is the institution offering its first credit courses via technology-based instruction by which students can obtain at least 25% of credits toward a degree program? (2) NO 
Is the institution expanding a previously reported program from less than 50% of credits to 50% or more of a degree program? (2) NO 
Is the institution adding a significantly different program from previously reported programs offered via technology-based instruction? (2) NO 
Does this action constitute a substantive change? If so, by what date should SACS be notified?  
1. Briefly describe the proposed program and intended audience.

This program is an online version of the current B.S. in Exercise & Sport Science:  Exercise Physiology track.  It will be offered to military students who have completed the AA degree.

2. Describe the proposed instructional delivery systems (e.g., on-site instruction by faculty, interactive video, Internet, etc.).

 100% online delivery

3. Describe need for the program (referencing results of surveys or special studies).

The program is designed to meet the needs of Army Special Forces students who are often deployed.

4. Projected total annual enrollment:
Year 1:10 
Year 2:20 
Year 3:30 
Year 4:40 
Year 5:50 
his intent to plan a new distance education degree program (or program site) has been reviewed and approved by the appropriate campus committees and authorities.
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Contact Name:Dr. Tommy Thompson 
Contact Title:Chair, Health, PE and Recreation Dept.