Substantive Change Policy

DSC Substantive Change Policy

DSC Substantive Changes, Prospectuses, and Updates

  1. Substantive Change Prospectus (Off-site Facility at Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia), 2010
  2. Substantive Change Prospectus (Off-site Facility at Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia) – Response to Additional Information Requested by SACSCOC, 2010
  3. Substantive Change Prospectus (WebBAS Online Initiative), 2004
  4. Substantive Change Prospectus Application Update (Approved membership at Level II), 2000
  5. Substantive Change Application (Change of Mission – Level I to Level II), 1998
  6. Addendum to Substantive Change Prospectus (Consolidation of Health Occupations), 1996
  7. Substantive Change Prospectus (Consolidation of Health Occupations), 1995

Program Initiatives

  1. Dalton State application to offer BAS Online Degree Program, 2004

DSC Notifications and Correspondence

  1. Notification to add Intercollegiate Athletics to campus Programming, 2018
  2. Notification to rename Off-Campus site, the Gilmer Center, as the Dalton State College Gilmer Campus, 2017
  3. Notification about entering into an Agreement with the Georgia Film Academy, 2017
  4. Notification of Intent to offer Coursework through the USG eMajor Consortium, 2013
  5. Notification to close Department of Continuing Education, 2011
  6. Notification to open an Off-site Facility at Ellijay, Gilmer County, 2009

SACSCOC Responses and Requests

  1. Acknowledgement of Gilmer Center Name Change, 2018
  2. Response to Accepting Georgia Film Academy Credits at DSC, 2018
  3. Notification Approving eMajor BS Criminal Justice, 2015
  4. Acknowledgement of Receipt of Letter of Intent to offer Coursework through USG eMajor Consortium, 2013
  5. Response to Closing of Department of Continuing Education, 2011
  6. Approval of Gilmer County Center (Campus), 2011
  7. Response to DSC Notification regarding becoming an Affiliate Institution of the USG eCore Program, 2011
  8. Request for Additional Information Regarding Gilmer Center Substantive Change Prospectus, 2010
  9. Approval for WebBAS Online Degree Program, 2004
  10. Approval of DSC Membership at Level II, 1999
  11. Approval to Consolidate Health Occupations, 1996

SACSCOC Substantive Change Resources

  1. SACSCOC Principles of Accreditation: Foundation for Quality Enhancement, Standard 14.2  (http://www.sacscoc.org/pdf/2018PrinciplesOfAcreditation.pdf).
  2. Substantive Change for SACSCOC Accredited Institutions Policy Statement  (http://www.sacscoc.org/pdf/081705/SubstantiveChange.pdf).
  3. SACSCOC Substantive Change – Reporting the Various Types of Substantive Change
  4. Documentation Templates in Preparation for a Substantive Change Committee Visit to an Institution (http://www.sacscoc.org/SubstantiveChangeCommitteeVisit.asp).
  5. SACSCOC Subtantive Change Resources