Guide to Curricular Procedures

Introduction

  • Principles
  • Outline of the Curriculum Process

Section One: Baccalaureate Degree Curriculum

  1. Majors, Options, and Minors
    1. New Majors
    2. New Options
    3. New Minors
    4. Changes in Majors, Options, and Minors
    5. Dropping of Majors, Options, and Minors
  2. Senate Policies Concerning Majors, Options, and Minors
    1. Certificates
    2. Consultation with Adviser Statement
    3. 400-Level Credits Required in a Major
    4. Retention and Transfer Requirements
    5. ROTC Credits
    6. Total Credits Required for Graduation
  3. Courses
    1. Course Adds
    2. Course Changes
    3. Course Drops
  4. Senate Policies and Procedures Concerning Courses
    1. Course Credits
    2. Course Numbers
    3. Crosslisted Courses
    4. Teaching of Existing Courses in Colleges in Which They Have Not Been Taught
    5. Definition of a 400-Level Course
    6. Five-Year Automatic Drop Policy
    7. Full-and Half-Semester Courses
    8. Honors (H) Courses
    9. Research (R) Grades
    10. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (SA/UN) Grading
  5. Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements
    1. Structure
    2. Procedures for Submitting BA Course Proposals
  6. First-Year Seminars/First-Year Engagement
    1. Modes of Delivery for the First-Year Seminar Courses
    2. Course Numbers and Proposals
    3. Criteria for First-Year Seminars/Engagement
  7. General Education
    1. Structure of General Education
    2. Criteria for General Education Courses
    3. Procedures for Submitting General Education Course Proposals
  8. United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) Requirements
    1. Objectives for United States Cultures and International Cultures Courses
    2. Procedures for Submitting Permanent/One-Semester United States Cultures and International Cultures Course Proposals
  9. Writing Across the Curriculum
    1. Supporting Documentation for Writing-Intensive Course Proposals
    2. Procedures for Submitting Writing-Intensive Course Proposals

Section Two: Associate Degree Curriculum

  1. United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) Requirements
  2. General Education
  3. Writing Across the Curriculum

Section Three: The Graduate School

  1. Program, Option, or Minor Proposals
  2. Post-Baccalaureate Credit Certificate Programs
  3. Course Proposals
  4. Common Course Numbers
  5. Graduate Credits
  6. Pass/Fail Grading System
  7. Simultaneous Offering of Undergraduate and Graduate Courses
  8. Courses with Fixed Credits

Section Four: The College of Medicine

  1. Medical Education Course Proposals
  2. Graduate Course Proposals

Section Five: The Dickinson School of Law

  1. Law Course Proposals
  2. Graduate Course Proposals