ERIC Number: ED233619
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jan-31
Reference Count: N/A
Vermont State Colleges. Manual of Policy and Procedures. Exhibit I: Classification of Academic Degree Programs. Exhibit II: Criteria for Approval of Academic Degree Programs. Exhibit III: Approval of New Academic Degree Programs.
Vermont State Commission on Higher Education.
Policy and procedures of Vermont State Colleges for approval of new academic programs are presented in order to provide a framework for proposing, reviewing, and approving new academic programs. Proposed new academic degree programs are classified as either a modification/extension of present institutional curricular offerings, or the initiation of a new academic program offering. Operating budgetary considerations and the submission of new academic degree proposals are also covered. Policy statements are presented regarding the following: degree program objectives, enrollment, degree program curriculum, required resources, duplication of degree programs. A 12-step format for review of existing programs is provided, along with eight definitions. Appendices for Exhibit III include an outline for a letter of intent and lists of information and forms to be submitted for proposed programs (continuing and new). (SW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Vermont State Commission on Higher Education.