Academic Programs Guide

Related Associate-Bachelors Curriculum Review

Posted On June 21, 2019

Each year in late fall, the Undergraduate Council subcommittee of the Committee on Academic Programs undertakes a review of all substantive revisions to courses and catalog copy for related associates pathways and bachelors programs. The chair of CAP will prompt colleges in early fall to submit curriculum revision reports by the indicated deadline.

Curricular changes… more »

Associate Degree Pathway

Posted On June 21, 2019

Associate Degree Pathways are defined sets of lower-division courses related to a specific curricular area (e.g., Anthropology pathway in the Associate of Arts degree, Business Administration pathway in the Associate of Science degree). Pathways include required and/or recommended courses in core curriculum areas A through E, along with required and elective courses in area F.… more »

Global or City Scholar Courses

Posted On June 21, 2019

Global or City Scholar Courses: Students who earn a grade of B or better in five 3000-4000 Global Scholar or City Scholar courses and who have an institutional grade-point average of 3.0 or higher at the time of graduation will be recognized as either Global Scholars or City Scholars, respectively. Courses with the Global Scholars… more »

Interdisciplinary Concentration (MIS)

Posted On March 7, 2017

A concentration in the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies (MIS) Program at Georgia State University should contribute to the university goal of providing distinctive graduate education. The specific purpose of the MIS program is to address emerging, interdisciplinary areas of study by offering a limited number of new MIS concentrations at the graduate level, with an… more »

Course Prefix

Posted On August 10, 2015

Course Prefix: The three- or four-letter abbreviation for a course subject.

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 Proposed new prefix (indicate current prefix being revised if applicable) Course… more »

Rename Program

Posted On April 12, 2013

The proposal format and process should be followed for the renaming of any academic program (i.e., full degree programs, concentrations, minors, certificates). USG approval or notification is required for renaming of degree programs, minors, and certificates, but not for concentrations. If the renaming of a program is accompanied by notable changes to the curriculum, then… more »

Minor

Posted On April 12, 2013

Minor: A minor consists of specified set of courses in a subject area taken in addition to the major program requirements. According to University System requirements, a minor must contain 15 to 18 semester hours of coursework with at least 9 hours of upper-division coursework. Courses taken to satisfy Core Areas A through E may… more »

Joint Degree between GSU and Another Institution

Posted On April 12, 2013

Joint Degree Program: Single degree program with collaborating units sharing responsibility for curricular offerings and program administration. Approval processes for new joint degree programs are the same as for all new degree programs. Joint programs are distinct from dual degree programs.

NEW DEGREE PROGRAM OFFERED JOINTLY

Proposals for new degree/major programs offered jointly through… more »

Joint Degree within GSU

Posted On April 12, 2013

Joint Degree Program: Single degree program with collaborating units sharing responsibility for curricular offerings and program administration. Approval processes for new joint degree programs are the same as for all new degree programs. Joint programs are distinct from dual degree programs.

NEW DEGREE PROGRAM OFFERED JOINTLY

Proposals for new degree/major programs offered jointly through… more »