Bylaws Article VII, Section 3, of the 1998-99 issue of the Constitution, Bylaws, and Standing Rules of the University Faculty Senate provides the authorization for the approval of courses taken by medical students in the medical curriculum. It reads as follows:
The faculty of the College of Medicine, as represented by the Faculty Organization of the College of Medicine, is delegated authority for the approval of courses and their content taken by medical students in the medical curriculum (700-level courses). This delegation of authority is subject to review by the Senate. The review process shall include the submission of all 700-level courses to the Curriculum Coordinator for inclusion on the Curriculum Report and will be subject to the same hold and approval procedures as those listed in the Guide to Curricular Procedures.
A. Medical Education Course Proposals
New and/or changes in medical education courses (700 level) at the College of Medicine are approved by the Committee on Undergraduate Medical Education and the Faculty Organization at Hershey. Once approved by these groups, the proposals are published on the Curriculum Report. Any questions or objections to any proposal should be directed to the Committee on Undergraduate Medical Education at Hershey through the Senate Office.
B. Graduate Course Proposals
All graduate courses must be processed through the standard procedures of the Graduate School as defined by the Graduate Council.