ERIC Number: ED165556
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
A Model Academic Advisement Manual for Teaching Faculty.
Watson, Rose T.; Hogges, Ralph
The manual, for faculty advisors at Florida International University, provides information regarding policies and procedures relating to the academic advisement process. The introduction includes an academic advisement policy statement and the philosophy of the School of Health and Social Services. Part 2 provides an overview of the four phases of the advisement process and discusses the functions and responsibilities of the coordinator and the faculty advisor and outlines liaison activities with the Office of Registration and Records. Admissions are covered in part 3 (including such topics as admission policies and procedures, program requirements, general education requirements, and transfer credit) and registration is examined in part 4. Academic regulations (such as class attendance, dropping and adding, final exams, withdrawal, readmission, and suspension) are described in part 5. Part 6 focuses on the grading system, and part 7 on degree requirements. Curriculum offerings in the School of Health and Social Services (such as criminal justice, dietetics and nutrition, health science, home economics, nursing, physical therapy, and social work) are outlined in part 8. Part 9 provides other information regarding the external degree program, career planning and placement services, clinical and field experience, individualized programs of study, and statistics on the School of Health and Social Services. Included is the campus directory. (BD)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Admission Criteria, Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Planning, Clinical Experience, College Admission, College Curriculum, College Faculty, Degree Requirements, Directories, Educational Counseling, External Degree Programs, Faculty Advisers, Grading, Guides, Higher Education, Individualized Programs, Position Papers, School Policy, School Registration, Social Services, Social Work, Statistics
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida International Univ., Miami.