SD Board of Regents
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Pierre, SD 57501
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Section 2 - Academic Affairs


2:1  EXTERNAL REVIEW OF PROPOSED GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Selection of Consultants
Agreements, Fees, and Expenses
The Evaluation Process
The University Response


2:2  NON-DISCRIMINATION IN ACADEMIC PROGRAMS (TITLE IX)


2:3  SYSTEM UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS

Authorization for Individual Institutional Policies
Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

Baccalaureate Degree Admissions for High School Graduates
Associate Degree Admissions for High School Graduates
Non-High School Graduates, Including Home Schooled Students
Non-Traditional Students
Exception Group
Regents Scholars

Transfer Students

Students Who Transfer to Baccalaureate Programs
Students Who Transfer to Associate Programs
Students from Non-Regental Accredited Colleges or Universities
Students from Non-Accredited Colleges
Former Students

Students Transferring within the Regental System
Students on Probation/Suspension
Disciplined Students

Non-degree Seeking
Applications and Procedures

Application for Tuition and Fee Reductions and Scholarships Established by the Legislature
Application Submission
Records Required
Preadmission Immunization Requirements


2:4  REGISTRATION


2:5  TRANSFER OF CREDIT


2:6  ACADEMIC CALENDARS

Academic Terms Defined
Academic Calendar
Holidays
Holiday Schedule for Higher Education Institutions
Drop and Add Period
Census Date
Mid Term Date
Date for a Grade of W
Date for a Grade Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Date for an Audit Grade
Date for Submission of Mid Term Deficient Academic Progress Report
Date for Submission of Term Grades
Date for Entry of Term Grades


2:7  BACCALAUREATE GENERAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM

System General Education Requirements
Institution Graduation Requirements
Lower Division Credit Hour and Course Requirements/Student Proficiencies
Placement into Initial Math and English Courses
Pre-General Education Courses in English and Mathematics


2:8  LEVELS AND NUMBERING OF AND ENROLLMENT IN COURSES

Course Numbering

Pre-College
Undergraduate Courses
Graduate Courses
Experimental Courses

Explanation of Course Levels

Lower Division Courses
Upper Division Courses
Graduate Courses
Multiple Numbered Courses
Use of Workshop Credit in Graduate Programs
Use of 500 Level Courses in Graduate Programs

Enrollment in Courses

Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Courses

Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Courses

Repeated Enrollment in the Same Course


2:9  STUDENT APPEALS FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS


2:10  GRADES AND USE OF GRADE POINT AVERAGES

Undergraduate Grades
Definition of Grade Point Average
Minimum Progression Standards
Minimum Progression Standards Report
Academic Amnesty
Deans List Designation

Academic Recognition for Undergraduate, Part-time Students
Honors Designation at Graduation
Graduate Grades

Last Date of Academic Activity


2:11  ASSESSMENT

Purpose of Assessment

Campus Assessment Programs

Assessment Periods

Assessment Fee

Approval and Reporting

Student Participation


2:12 Distance Education

Purpose

Applicable Policies, Standards, and Guidelines
Administration
Faculty
Courses
Intellectual Property
Access to Library Resources
Contracting With Agencies Outside the Board of Regents

Courses Sponsored by Another Regental Institution


2:13 THIRD PARTY REQUESTS FOR ACADEMIC CREDIT

Courses
Faculty



2:14  CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE


2:15  ANIMAL RIGHTS


2:16  TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Uniformity Requirement
Schools in Campus Community
Schools Not Located in Campus Communities
Shared Use Schools
Student Teaching Exchange
Compensation Rates
Placement in Private Schools

Assessment



2:17  AWARDING OF DEGREES, GRADUATION DATES, AND CATALOG OF GRADUATION FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS


2:18  HONORARY DOCTORATE DEGREES

Purpose
Eligibility
Types of Honorary Degrees
Approval Process
Exceptions


2:19  PATENTS AND COPYRIGHTS


2:20  CATALOGS


2:21  SUMMER TERM

Faculty Compensation
Tuition and Fees


2:22  Moved to Policy 5:22


2:23  CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS


2:24  ENROLLMENT REPORTING


2:25  SYSTEM TO SYSTEM ARTICULATION OF GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES WITH SOUTH DAKOTA TECHNICAL INSTITUTES

Criteria
Process
Transfer
Associate Degrees

2:26  ASSOCIATE DEGREE GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Associate of Arts Degree

System General Education Requirements
Proficiency Examination
Transfer

Associate of Science Degree

Required Courses
Proficiency Examination
Transfer

Placement into Initial Math and English Courses



2:27  PROGRAM TO PROGRAM ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS

Criteria
Process
South Dakota Technical Institutes

2:28  PROFICIENCY EXAMINATIONS

Requirement
Criteria for Test Eligibility
Deferments
Consequences of Noncompliance
Retesting
Unsatisfactory Performance on the Retest
Appeals for Certification of Proficiency by Alternate methods
Transfer Students
Proficiency Examination Fees
Reasonable Accommodations
Classes Missed During Test Administration


2:29 DEFINITION OF CREDITS AND RELATED INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduate

Purpose
Definitions
Institutional Credit Requirements for Degree-Seeking Students

Graduate

Purpose
Definitions
Institutional Credit Requirements for Degree-Seeking Students


2:30 STUDENTS CALLED TO ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE

Eligibility for Continued Enrollment
Refund Policies for students Called to Active Military Service


2:31 ARTICULATION OF GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES\

2:32 DEFINITION AND ASSIGNMENT OF CREDIT HOURS