Concentration, Minor, or Achievement Certificate Proposal Format
abstract (separate page) in narrative form must address the following:
- Title and
- Need for
to Department and School.
of the curriculum.
required (Staff, space, non-salary).
- Title of
Persons or groups that are to have administrative responsibilities
for the program.
- Scope or
size of the program.
to curriculum: general education, core area, elective. Include
a description of how the program implementation will affect other
department and school offerings.
or eligibility. MUST INCLUDE COURSE NUMBER OF ALL PREREQUISITES.
time and scale of implementation.
requirements (equipment, library, staff, space, etc.) This section
should include a description of any costs that will be incurred
by implementation of the proposal.
Library Resources (see p.7): Provide a list of resources required
to implement the program and any predicted resources for future
needs. If resources are not adequate please specify how this issue
will be addressed. The department's library liaison should be
specifically indicating the proposal's merits as they relate to
the goals of the college and the directions of the sponsoring department(s).
What is the appropriateness and significance of the program?)
of the Specialization /Concentration/ Minor/Achievement Certificate
- Major goals
of the program.
objectives of the program.
of Organization: identification of courses with brief course descriptions,
credit to be given, sequence of course work (lower and upper level),
requirements and prerequisites.
the role of each group/department. This item should be especially
detailed for concentrations since they involve more than one department
of consultation MUST be included from all departments or programs
(NOT INDIVIDUALS) that have similar course content or might otherwise
be affected by this proposal. If the proposal is inter-disciplinary,
evidence concerning consultation with all departments potentially
involved must be included.
consultation should be solicited from any individual on campus
who might have expertise relative to the program. List the names
of all persons from departments and/or disciplines consulted.
Attach a statement about the results (pro and con) of the consultation.
copies of any written consultations. Include consultations both
support and non-supportive.
parties may appear in person at the Open Hearing.
proposals for new courses needed for the specialization/concentration/minor/
achievement certification using the appropriate format. The proposal
cannot be acted upon by the Curriculum Committee if new courses
are listed but not included with the proposal.
or conditional approval can be granted to specializations, concentrations,
minors, achievement certificates requiring the development of
new courses. Final approval of the program will be authorized
only after complete curricular approval of all courses included
in the program has been granted.