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                                           Academic Affairs Guidelines                                                                                      

Courses | Programs | System General Education | Common Course Numbering

Small Section Limitation | Instructional Method | Prefix | Course Lab Fees | CIP Codes

Delivery Method Codes | Proficiency Exam | Placement | Articulation | Dual Credit | Promotion and Tenure Requests

Faculty | Quality Structure | EUC | Miscellaneous Forms | Cooperative Agreements | Exchange Programs

I.
COURSES - CURRICULUM PROCEDURES
A. Deleted Course Requests
  1. Process
B. Existing Common Course Requests
  1. Process
  2. Existing Common Course Request Form (Course Form #2) 
C. Experimental Course Notifications
  1. Process
  2. Experimental Course Notification Form (Course Form #3)
D. Minor Course Modifications
  1. Process and Types
  2. Minor Course Modification Request Form (Course Form #4)
  3. Minor Course Modifications Annual Report Summary Form
E. New Course Requests
  1. Process
  2. New Course Request Form (Course Form #5)
F. Revised Course Requests: Common Courses
  1. Process
  2. Revised Course Request Form for Common Courses (Course Form #6)
G. Revised Course Requests:  Unique Courses
  1. Process and Types
  2. Revised Course Request Form for Unique Courses (Course Form #7)
H. Shared Courses
  1. Guidelines for Shared Courses         approved AAC March 2004
I. Cross-Listed Courses
  1. Guidelines for Cross-Listed Courses        approved AAC August 2011
J. Syllabi
  1. Policy Statement       updated AAC November 2011
  2. Common Format            updated AAC September 2006
  3. Freedom in Learning Statement      approved AAC March 2007
K. Course Database Maintenance Procedures
L. Class Visitors
1. Class Visitor Guidelines          updated BOR October 2008
2. Class Visitor Request Form
II.
PROGRAMS - CURRICULUM PROCEDURES
A. Emphasis in an Existing Major
  1. Process
  2. Emphasis in an Existing Major Form (Program Form #1)
B. Modifications to an Existing Major
  1. Minor Program Modification Process
  2. Minor Program Modification Form (Program Form #2)
  3. Minor Program Modification Annual Report Summary Form
  4. Substantive Program Modification Process      updated AAC January 2013
  5. Substantive Program Modification Form (Program Form #3)
  6. Placement of Program on Inactive Status and Termination of Program Process     updated AAC January 2013
  7. Placement of Program on Inactive Status and Termination of Program Form (Program Form #8)
C. New Programs
  1. Intent to Plan for a New Program Process
  2. Intent to Plan for a New Program Form (Program Form #9)
  3. Program Requests
  a. New Baccalaureate Minor Request Process
  b.

New Baccalaureate Minor Request Form (Program Form #4)

  c. New Graduate Degree Program Process
  d. New Graduate Degree Program Form (Program Form #5)
  e. New Undergraduate Major or Degree Program Process
  f. New Undergraduate Major or Degree Program Form (Program Form #7)
  g. New Certificate Program Process         updated AAC January 2013
  h. New Certificate Program Form (Program Form #10)
  i. Appendix A - Outcomes (Excel format)
  j. Appendix A - Outcomes (Word format)
  k. Appendix B - Budget (Excel format)
D. New Site Requests
  1. Request to Offer an Existing Degree Program at a New Site Process
  2. Request to Offer an Existing Degree Program at a New Site Request Form (Program Form #6)
  a. Appendix A (see question 4) (Excel format)
  b. Appendix B - Budget (Excel format)
E. Program Review
  1. Institutional Program Review Guidelines   approved AAC August 2011
    a.     Download Table 1 Graduate Advisee & Graduation (Word format)
    b. Download Table 2 Faculty Credentials (Word format)
    c. Download Table 3 Staff & Professional Staff Credentials (Word format)
    d. Download Table 4 Department Budget (Word format)
    e. Download Table 5 Expenditures (Word format)
    f. Download Table 6 Department Faculty & Graduate Assistants (Word format)
    g. Download Table 7 Student Credit Hours (Word format)
    h. Download Table 8 Undergraduate & Graduate Program Enrollment & Number of Degrees Granted (Word format)
    i. Download Appendix A Program Review Report to BOR
  2. System Program Review
  3. Accreditation
  a. Request to Seek Accreditation Form
F. Program Inventory
  1. Curriculum Definitions  updated AAC September 2006
  2. Approved Program Inventory
G. Program Database Maintenance Procedures
III.
SYSTEM GENERAL EDUCATION
A. Implementation Guidelines    updated AAC November 2005
B. General Education Revisions Process
C. General Education Revisions Form (Course Form #11)
  D. Courses Approved to Meet Associate Degree General Education Curriculum Requirements (BOR Policy 2:26)
  E. Courses Approved to Meet Baccalaureate General Education Curriculum Requirements (BOR Policy 2:7)
IV.
COMMON COURSE NUMBERING
A. Administration Guidelines
B. Common Course Catalog Descriptions, Prerequisites and Co-requisites
C. Course Database Site   (log in required)
V.
SMALL SECTION LIMITATION
A. Section Size Guidelines  updated February 2014
VI.
INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS
A. Table and Definitions 
VII.
PREFIX
A. Approved Course Prefix List     updated AAC June 2014
B. Statement of Request for New Prefix   updated AAC Nov 2010
VIII.
COURSE LAB FEES
A. Guidelines for Assessing Course Lab Fees     approved June 2011
IX.
CIP CODES
A. Guidelines for the Assignment of CIP Codes   updated AAC Sept 2006
B. Major Codes
C. Minor Codes
D. NCES-Classification of Instructional Programs
X.
DELIVERY METHOD CODES GUIDELINES
A. Administration Guidelines     updated AAC September2013
XI.
PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION
A. Administration Guidelines   updated AAC November 2013
XII.
PLACEMENT and CREDIT BY EXAM
  A. Advanced Placement Guidelines  updated BOR August 2014
  B. CLEP Guidelines
  C. Dantes (DSST) Testing Guidelines
  D. English and Mathematics Placement Guidelines   updated June 2014
XIII.
ARTICULATION with SOUTH DAKOTA TECHNICAL INSTITUTES
XIV.
DUAL CREDIT
XV.
FACULTY
A. Student Opinion Survey Administration Guidelines    approved BOR October 2011
B. Definition of Terminal Degree
C. Terminal Degrees Spreadsheet   updated BOR April 2014
D. Leave Without Pay Request Form
E. Prior Service Credit Request Form
F. Sabbatical/Educational Leave Request Form
XVI.  
Promotion and Tenure Requests
A. Promotion and Tenure Requests Form
XVII.
QUALITY STRUCTURE
A. Campus Quality Assurance Processes
XVIII.
E-learning Guidelines
A. Principles of Good Practice in Distance Education  
B. Principles and Guidelines for On-Line Curriculum Readiness
C. Principles and Guidelines for Video Course Readiness
D. EUC Annual Report       updated BOR December 2008
E. Guidelines for Early Access - D2L
XIX.
MISCELLANEOUS FORMS
A.

Process to Request the Special Tuition Rate for Courses

   
1.
Special Tuition Rate Request Form (Externally Supported)
XX.
COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
A. Regental Institutions
B. Non-Regental Institutions
C. International Activities Report  BOR June 2013
XXI.
BOR EXCHANGE PROGRAM OPERATIONAL GUIDELINES