Academic Programs Guide

Dual Degree between GSU and Another Institution

Posted On April 12, 2013

Dual Degree Program: Dual degree programs include separate, but affiliated degree programs that are linked through shared curricular offerings and collaborative administrative processes. Dual degrees may be awarded concurrently or one degree may be awarded prior to the second. A dual degree program should be differentiated from a joint degree.

Proposal Format

Proposals should… more »

Dual Degree within GSU

Posted On April 12, 2013

Dual Degree Program: Dual degree programs include separate, but affiliated degree programs that are linked through shared curricular offerings and collaborative administrative processes. Dual degrees may be awarded concurrently or one degree may be awarded prior to the second. A dual degree program should be differentiated from a joint degree.

Proposal Format

Proposals should… more »

Distance Education

Posted On April 12, 2013

Distance Education: Distance education is defined as a formal educational process in which the majority of the instruction occurs when student and instructor are not in the same place and the instruction is delivered using technology. (Academic Programs handbook 2.3.7.b.)

Proposal Format

Proposals for the delivery of 50% or more of existing programs via distance… more »

Degree Program

Posted On April 12, 2013

Degree/Major Program: A degree program and major consists of a specified set of courses focused on a designated disciplinary or interdisciplinary area. Georgia State offers associates, bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees.

Proposal Format

The review of new degree/major program proposals at the university and system levels requires the development of two documents: 1) a program… more »

Deactivation of a Program (Unit Initiated)

Posted On April 12, 2013

Deactivation of a Program: A deactivated program will not admit any new students. The program will not be listed in the college bulletin. The program, although listed on the Degrees and Majors inventory, will be identified as deactivated.

The process and proposal format listed below are for deactivation requests initiated by the offering unit. The… more »

Concentration of a Degree Program

Posted On April 12, 2013

Degree Program Concentration: Approved subset of courses within the major focused on a specialized curricular area.

Proposal Format

Proposals should include the information below, as well as any items required by the originating department or college.

Department / College / Institution Contact name and email/phone Date of submission Implementation term Degree / major program Concentration title Program… more »

Core Curriculum

Posted On April 12, 2013

Core Curriculum: The USG core curriculum was developed with the goals of assuring institutional accountability for learning, incorporating learning requirements in global perspectives and critical thinking, allowing institutions some flexibility in tailoring courses to their institutional mission, while ensuring that core curriculum courses completed at one USG institution are fully transferable to another USG institution.

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Certificate Program

Posted On April 12, 2013

Certificate: University System of Georgia institutions offer a variety of certificate programs. Many of these certificates are not associated with degrees, but are a prescribed program of study at the post secondary educational level. (Academic Affairs Handbook 2.3.8)

Proposal Format

Proposals should include the information below, as well as any items required by the originating department or… more »

Glossary

Posted On April 12, 2013

Certificate: University System of Georgia institutions offer a variety of certificate programs. Many of these certificates are not associated with degrees, but are a prescribed program of study at the post-secondary educational level. (Academic Affairs Handbook 2.3.8)

Degree Program Concentration: Approved subset of courses within the major focused on a specialized curriculuar area.

Core Curriculum:… more »