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Program Proposal Criteria Matrix

Key Criteria for Program Subcommittee Reviews*

 

 

Degree

Major

Concentration

Minor

Courses

Proposal Should Include:

Are there sufficient faculty participating to meet the needs (teaching/advising)

x

x

x

x

x

list of participating faculty

Is there a sufficient student audience with need/are their jobs

x

x

x

x

x

 

Do the req courses exist

x

x

x

x

 

list of courses offered/required

Is there existing support (library, computer, financial, staff)

x

x

x

x

x

support letters

Does it conflict with other existing programs on campus

x

x

x

x

x

support letters

Are the requirements stated, logical and meet Graduate College minimums

x

x

x

x

x

POS entry included

It is recognized nationally

x

x

x

x

 

 

Are admissions req/process described

x

x

x

x

 

 

Are committee/exam/thesis  reqs logical and meet Graduate College requirements

x

x

x

x

 

 

Is there financial support for the students

x

x

 

 

 

 

Is there a comparison with peer institutions

x

x

 

 

 

 

Hours required (minimum)

Doctoral 96 including masters

Masters 32

24 min

12 min

0-5

Note that joint programs can't total less than the total of the two minima, and should not double count more than 12 hours

*This is not a comprehensive list.

8/9/2009