President Donald R. Gerth
Curricular Review Procedures for Extended Education
I. 800 level courses: offers professional credit in a given field. It is non-academic
credit and does not apply towards a degree.
A. Courses submitted to the Division will be screened by the Program
Administrators and/or the Director to determine whether the course is
appropriate for offering through the University Extension Program.
B. Courses deemed appropriate for inclusion in the Extension Program will be
sent to the appropriate Dean and Chair, along with content outline and resume
of the instructor for departmental consultation and for review and comments.
C. Extended Education, in consultation with the School, will assign an appropriate
D. Course proposal requests shall be sent to the Dean and Department Chair a
minimum of 20 working days before the Bulletin goes to press.
E. Course proposal forms must be returned to Extended Education within 20
working days for the comments to be considered before making a decision to
II. 900 level (CEU): Continuing Education Units are a nationally recognized
measure of non-credit professionally relevant training. They are used by a variety
of professional licensing boards for re-licensure requirements. Course proposal
procedures for CEUs will follow steps I-A through E with the exception of real
estate courses, which are approved by the Chancellorís Office.
III Degree credit (not part of the External Degree programs or Certificates) would
follow the same procedure except I-C. The appropriate department, Dean, Chair,
and curriculum committee will approve the course(s) and assign degree applicable
IV Certificate Programs: Would follow the regular curricular review process.
Ongoing previously approved Certificates would require additional review when
there are changes in courses (addition, deletion, modification).
V. External Degree programs follow the regular curricular review process.
VI Non-credit courses are for such things as personal growth and include such topics
as preparation for test-taking. Courses and instructors are approved by the
Director of Extended Education*. If the course falls into the subject area of a
particular department, the Chair of that department and appropriate Dean are to be
VII. Summer Session: Special offerings during summer session follow the procedures
*Current title is Dean of Extended Education
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