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Curriculum Guidelines

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • Curriculum Calendar Fall
  • Curriculum Calendar Spring

I. EDUCATIONAL POLICIES COUNCIL

  • History of the Educational Policies Council
  • Subcommittees of the Educational Policies Council
  • Educational Policies Council in the Policy Register
  • Guidelines for Determining EPC Agenda Status
  • Curriculum Responsibility
  • Curriculum Approval Chart
  • Parliamentary Procedures
II. ACADEMIC ORGANIZATION
  • Policy and Procedures Regarding Academic Administrative Structures
  • Organization of Kent State University Academic Administrative Structure
  • Active Academic Centers and Institutes
  • Approval Flowchart for an Academic Administrative Structure
III. ACADEMIC PROGRAMS AND POLICIES
  • Curriculum Nomenclature
  • Kent State’s Program and Course Count
  • Curriculum Definitions
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Certificate
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree
  • Post-Master’s Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Inter-Institutional Agreements with Curricular Implications
  • Academic Policies
  • Steps for Processing Program and Policy Proposals
  • Advice for Successful Completion of Program and Policy Proposals
  • Deadlines and Effective Dates for Program and Policy Proposals
  • Approval Flowchart for an Academic Program or Policy

IV. COURSES

  • Course Numbering
  • Courses with Designated Numbers
  • Cross-Listed Courses
  • Slashed Courses
  • Equivalent Courses
  • Inactivation and Re-Use of Course Number
  • Developmental (Remedial) Courses
  • Grade Rule
  • Banner Codes for Grade Modes
  • Schedule Types
  • Credit By Examination
  • Course Attributes
  • Courses Designated as Repeatable for Credit
  • Flexibly Scheduled Course Sections (Open Learning)
  • Instructional Activities and Credit-to-Contact Hours
  • Distance-Learning Courses
  • Course Prerequisites
  • Special Course Fees
  • Ohio Articulation and Transfer Policy
  • Hold Policy for Courses Not Taught
  • Large-Scale Course Changes
  • Steps for Processing Course Proposals
  • Advice for Successful Completion of Course Proposals
  • Deadlines and Effective Dates for Course Proposals
  • Approval Flowchart for a Course
  • Active Course Subjects
V. CURRICULAR FORMS AND DOCUMENTATION
  • Archived Proposals
  • Form Definitions
  • Establishing a New Course
  • Revising or Inactivating an Existing Course
  • Requesting Kent Core Attribute
  • Requesting Diversity Requirement Attribute
  • Requesting Writing-Intensive Course (WIC) Attribute
  • Requesting Experiential Learning Requirement Attribute
  • Kent Core Policy Statement
  • Diversity Requirements Objectives, Criteria and Guidelines
  • Guidelines for Writing-Intensive Course (WIC) Proposals
  • Experiential Learning Requirement Policy Statement
  • Experiential Learning Requirement Guidelines
  • Experiential Learning Requirement Designation Rubric
  • Recommendation to Change Special Course Fees
  • Establishing a New Associate or Bachelor’s Degree or Major
  • Establishing a New Master’s or Doctoral Degree or Major
  • Establishing a Minor
  • Establishing a Certificate
  • Revising or Inactivating a Degree, Major, Minor or Certificate
  • Temporarily Suspending Admissions into an Academic Program
  • Establishing, Revising or Inactivating Consortia/Articulation Agreement with Other Institutions
  • Offering Fully Online an Existing Degree Program
  • Offering + Percent of Existing Program’s Total Credits at Approved Off-Site Location
  • Certification of Curriculum Proposal Form (Academic Programs)
  • Establishing an Academic Policy
  • Revising or Inactivating an Academic Policy
  • Establishing, Revising or Inactivating an Academic Administrative Unit
  • Certification of Curriculum Proposal Form (Academic Organizational Structure)

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GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS (PDF)