Download the complete Curriculum Guidelines 2015-2016

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • Curriculum Calendar Fall 2015
  • Curriculum Calendar Spring 2016

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
  • Advice for Successful Completion of Program and Policy Proposals
  • When a Program Revision is Not a Revision but a New Program
  • Steps for Processing 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
  • When a Revision is No Longer a Revision: New Course Numbers
  • 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

OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION GUIDELINES FOR ACADEMIC PROGRAM REVIEW