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CONTENTS

Curriculum Overview

Miami University Mission

Curricular Vision

Definitions and Terms Related to Curriculum and Courses

Principles of Curricular Design

Curriculum Governance & Support

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University Committees

University Senate and Secretary

Academic Policy Committee

Council for the Undergraduate Curriculum

Graduate Council

Liberal Education Council

Miami University Dolibois European Center (MUDEC) Committee

University Honors Program Advisory Committee

University Offices

Office of the University Registrar

Global Initiatives

Divisional Committees

College of Arts & Science

Farmer School of Business

Regional Campus Division (NAME TBD)

School of Creative Arts

School of Education, Health, and Society

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Curriculum Coordinators

Academic Organization & Programs

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Academic Divisions

List of Academic Divisions

Establishment of an Academic Division

Consolidation, Partition, Transfer or Elimination of Academic Divisions

Academic Departments, Programs, and Centers

Current Organization of Academic Departments and Programs

Establishment of an Academic Department or Program

Academic Unit Name Change

Consolidation, Partition, Transfer, or Elimination of Academic Departments and Programs

Academic Degree Programs

Definition of an Academic Degree

Guidelines for Submission of Degree Program Proposals

Combined Degree Programs

Ohio Board of Regents Guidelines for Approval of Degree Programs

Higher Learning Commission Guidelines for Approval of New Degree Programs

Flowchart for New Degree ProgramsChanges to an Existing Degree Program or Major

Withdrawal or Deactivation of an Existing Academic Degree

Reinstatement or Reactivation of a Degree Program

Undergraduate Major

Guidelines for Submission of an Undergraduate Major

Changes to an Existing Major

Withdrawal or Deactivation of an Existing Major

Reinstatement or Reactivation of a Major

Ohio Board of Regents Guidelines for Approval of New Majors Within Approved Degrees

Higher Learning Commission Guidelines for Approval of New majors

Flow Chart for New Undergraduate Major

Undergraduate Minor, Concentration, Focus, or Emphasis

Guidelines for Submission of an Undergraduate Minor

Changes to an Existing Minor

Withdrawal or Deactivation of an Existing Minor

Reinstatement or Reactivation of a Minor

Flow Chart for New Undergraduate Minor

Certificate of Study

Definition of a Certificate of Study

Guidelines for Proposing a Certificate of Study

Changes to an Existing Certificate of Study

Withdrawal or Deactivation of an Existing Certificate of Study

Reinstatement or Reactivation of a Certificate of Study

Ohio Board of Regents Guidelines for Certificate Programs

Higher Learning Commission Guidelines for a Certificate of Study

Honors & Scholars Programs

University Honors Program

Divisional and Departmental Honors Programs

Liberal Education

Global Miami Plan

Honors Academic Plan

Existing Degrees, Certificates and Areas of Study

Existing Degrees

Existing Certificates

Existing Undergraduate Minors by Division

Existing Graduate Areas of Study

Courses and Scheduling

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Types of Courses

Miami Plan Courses

Independent Studies

Special Topics Courses

Credit Workshops

MUDEC (Luxembourg) Courses

Study Abroad

Honors Courses

Oxford-Originated Courses Offered on Regional Campuses

Service-Learning Courses

Interdisciplinary, Cross-Referenced and Cross-Listed Courses

Distance Learning Courses

Dual Enrollment Courses

Graduate Level Courses for Undergraduate Students

Courses Meeting Ohio Board of Regents Requirements (TAGs and OTMs)

Course Design and Approval

Principles of Course Design

Course Approval Processes and Deadlines

Proposal FormsAcademic Calendar

Course Numbering

Faculty and Instructional Staff

Use of Undergraduates as Teachers

Grades and Grading OptionsClass Size

Attendance and Absence of Students

Auditing CoursesTextbook Policy

Mid-Term Grades

Examinations

Pre-Requisites, Co-Requisites, and Concurrencies

Course Changes

Guidelines for Submission of a Course Change

Procedure for Deletion of Courses from List of Courses

Course Scheduling

Guidelines for Course Scheduling

Scheduling Process

Curricular Evaluation and Assessment

University Assessment Expectations & Guidelines

Assessment Plan Template

Assessment Report Template

Teaching Evaluation Plan

Course Evaluations

Mid-Term Evaluation

End of Term Evaluation