Faculty Forms

Steps To Offering an Online/Hybrid Course

Step 1 Request to Offer Distance Education Course
Complete and submit the "Request to Offer Distance education Courses" form at least three (3) months prior to offering a course in a distance education format.  It is a one time submission for approval.
Step 2 Request to Offer DE Course in Semester Schedule
Complete the "Schedule Changes" form to request a course be offered in the semester schedule.
Step 3 Request to Offer Distance Education Program

SACS requires institutions to submit prior notification when 25-49% of a degree program will consist of distance education courses.  SACS requires submission of an official substantive change prospectus prior to delivering 50% or more of a degree program by distance education courses.  Contact the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for more information.


Requests to offer Distance Education Programs should be coordinated through the Office of the Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs.  Contact Dr. Duane Gardiner at 361-593-3098.

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Available Forms Format
Distance Education Course Request This form is available to request a course to be offered as a distance education course. PDF
Adaptation Syllabus for Distance Education Course This form is available to provide a sample of vital information for administering a distance education course. MS Word
Distance Learning Evaluation Guide This form is available to provide proper feedback for a distance education course. MS Word

This page was last updated on: October 26, 2015