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Curriculum Guidelines

Download the complete CURRICULUM GUIDELINES 2012-2013 document (PDF - 113 pages)

I. EDUCATIONAL POLICIES COUNCIL (PDF)

  • Administrative Policy and Procedures Regarding the Educational Policies Council
  • Faculty Senate Bylaws (Excerpt)
  • Guidelines for Determining EPC Agenda Status
  • EPC Meeting Dates for 2012-2013
  • EPC Subcommittees: University Requirements Curriculum Committee and University Council on Teacher Education
  • Curriculum Approval Chart

II. ACADEMIC ORGANIZATION (PDF)

  • Administrative Policy and Procedures Regarding Academic Administrative Structures
  • Curriculum Responsibility
  • Organization of Kent State University Academic Administrative Structure
  • Active Centers and Institutes
  • Approval Flowchart for an Academic Administrative Structure

III. ACADEMIC PROGRAMS AND POLICIES (PDF)

  • Curriculum Nomenclature
  • Curriculum Definitions: Major, Minor, Certificate,Associate Degree, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Degree, Doctoral Degree
  • Inter-Institutional Agreements with Curricular Implications
  • Academic Policies
  • Procedure 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 (PDF)

  • Course Numbering
  • Courses with Designated Numbers:Variable Content Seminar, Field Experience, Practicum, Internship, Variable Topic Workshop, College Teaching, Special Topics, Individual Investigation, Variable Topic Colloquium, Research or Master's Project, Senior Project, Thesis I/II, Dissertation I/II
  • Cross-Listed Courses
  • Slash 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
  • Repeat Rule for Recalculation of Grade Point Average
  • Flexibly Scheduled Course Sections (Open Learning)
  • Instructional Activities and Credit-to-Contact Hours
  • Distance-Learning Courses
  • Ohio Articulation and Transfer Policy: Transfer Assurance Guides (TAG), Ohio Transfer Module (OTM), Career Technical Assurance Guides (CTAG), Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Hold Policy for Course Not Taught
  • Large-Scale Course Changes
  • Procedure 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 (PDF)

  • Archived Forms (ApplicationXtender)
  • Form Definitions
  • Certification of Curriculum Proposal (CCP) for Academic Organizational Structure
  • Documentation to Establish, Revise or Inactivate an Academic College, School, Department, Division, Center or Institute
  • Certification of Curriculum Proposal (CCP) for Academic Policy
  • Documentation to Establish, Revise or Inactivate an Academic Policy
  • Certification of Curriculum Proposal (CCP) for Academic Programs
  • Documentation to Establish a New Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree or Major
  • Associate Degree Program Roadmap
  • Bachelor's Degree Program Roadmap
  • Documentation to Establish a New Master's or Doctoral Degree or Major
  • Documentation to Establish a Certificate
  • Documentation to Establish a Minor, or Revise or Inactivate a Degree, Major, Concentration, Certificate or Minor
  • Documentation to Temporary Suspend Admissions into an Academic Program
  • Documentation to Establish, Revise or Inactivate a Consortia or Articulation Agreement with Another Institution(s)
  • Documentation to Offer Fully Online an Existing Degree Program
  • Documentation to Offer More than 50 Percent of an Existing Degree Program’s Total Credits at an Off-Site Location
  • Documentation to Establish, Revise or Inactivate a Course
  • Course Establishment (Course Catalog Update Workflow)
  • Course Revision (Course Catalog Update Workflow)
  • Course Inactivation (Course Catalog Update Workflow)
  • Kent Core Course Proposal Questionnaire
  • Kent Core Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan
  • Kent Core Policy Statement
  • Instructions for Kent Core Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan
  • Diversity Course Proposal Questionnaire
  • Diversity Requirement Objectives, Criteria and Guidelines
  • Writing-Intensive Course (WIC) Information Form
  • Guidelines for Writing-Intensive Course (WIC) Proposals
  • Experiential Learning Course Proposal Cover Sheet
  • Course-Based Experiential Learning Requirement Form
  • Experiential Learning Section Proposal Cover Sheet
  • Experiential Learning Section Proposal Form
  • Experiential Learning Requirement Designation Rubric
  • Experiential Learning Requirement Policy Statement
  • Experiential Learning Requirement Guidelines
  • Recommendation to Change Special Course Fees Form

OHIO BOARD OF REGENTS - REGENTS' ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON GRADUATE STUDY (RACGS)
GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS
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