A Graduate Specialization is either a subdivision of a major or an interdisciplinary track in which a strong graduate-level curriculum is available. Once approved, Graduate Specializations are indicated after the major on official records and transcripts once the student graduates with their primary degree. A Graduate Specialization may be proposed by a single department or program, or by multiple departments or programs that agree to jointly sponsor the specialization.
The form, Proposal for a New Graduate Specialization, provides a template for submission of new Graduate Specialization proposals. The general process for proposing a specialization is as follows:
To terminate or suspend a Graduate Specialization follow the guidelines available on the Academic Affairs website: https://academicaffairs.uoregon.edu/discontinue-or-change-programs