Academic Policies

Deletion of Courses

Posted On May 18, 2015


Courses numbered 8999 or below (excluding Readings Courses) which have not been taught (i.e., scheduled with sufficient enrollments to offer the course) in the preceding three calendar years and courses numbered 9000 or above (excluding Readings Courses) which have not been taught in the preceding five calendar years will be considered by either the… more »

Offering of Cross-Listed or Joint Enrollment Courses

Posted On May 15, 2015

Cross-listed Courses Definition. A cross-listed course is defined as one which the University Graduate or Undergraduate Catalog explicitly states is the “same as” another course. For example, in the 2014-2015 Graduate Catalog, ACCT 8680, Security and Privacy of Information and Information Systems, is listed “same as CIS 8080.” Policy. Cross-listing of a graduate course with… more »

Low Enrollment Course Sections

Posted On May 15, 2015

Purposes of Policy Make timely course cancellation decisions. The policies and procedures contained in this document are directed at making all of the decisions pertaining to cancellation of courses in a timely manner such that any students in canceled courses will have adequate opportunity to re-register for other courses, and instructors assigned to canceled courses… more »

Offering of Experimental Courses

Posted On May 15, 2015


The Graduate and Undergraduate Program Councils occasionally receive a departmentally-initiated proposal for a new course for which adequate specification of course objectives, content, or methodology prior to the actual offering of the course is difficult. Historically, this situation has resulted in Council and faculty approval of some courses subject to a review of the… more »