Board of Trustees

Chapter 13

13.01-13.02 | 13.03-13.07

13.03-13.07

Curriculum

Effective Date: 09/01/2010

13.3 Graduate Studies

The Graduate School of Michigan Technological University as previously established shall continue to grant those advanced degrees previously authorized and such degrees as may hereafter be authorized by the Board of Trustees.

History

  • 05/03/1925
  • 05/02/1949: Graduate Research Fellowships
  • 07/06/1950: Graduate Study and Advanced Degrees
  • 05/06/1955: Graduate Work at Ph.D level
  • 01/28/1982
  • 03/25/1983: Mineral Economics and Operations Management
  • 01/18/1985: Ph.D. in Engineering
  • 11/22/1985: Rhetoric and Technical Communications
  • 05/22/1987: Ph.D. in Forest Science
  • 11/20/1987: Ph.D. in Applied Physics
  • 09/22/1989: Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Technical Communications
  • 03/22/1991: Added Chem. Engrg, Civil Engrg, Elec. Engrg, & Mining Engrg
  • 03/19/1993: Added Industrial Archaeology and changed Ph.D. in Applied Physics to Ph.D. in Physics
  • 09/22/1995: Added Ph.D. in Geological Engineering
  • 03/15/1996: changed M.S. in Metallurgical Engrg. To M.S. in Metallurgical & Material Engrg.
  • 07/30/1996: Added Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences and M.S. in Environmental Policy
  • 05/23/1997: Added M.S. in Environmental Engineering
  • 09/18/1998: Added Master of Engineering degree
  • 05/21/1999: Added M.S. in Environmental Engineering Science
  • 05/29/2000: Changed M.S. in Metallurgical and Materials Engrg. To M.S. in Materials Science and Engrg. And changed Ph.d. in Metallurgical and Materials Engrg. To Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engrg.
  • 03/09/2001: Ph.D. in Computer Science and Forest Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
  • 05/11/2001: M.S. in Applied Science Education
  • 12/14/2001: Added Ph.D. in Engineering Physics and Master of Science degree
  • 06/25/2004: Added Ph.D. in Industrial Heritage and Archeology, Master of Forestry, MS in Applied Ecology; Forest Ecology and management; and Forest Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
  • 06/22/2006: Added Master of Business Administration
  • 05/04/2007: Changed M.S. in Mineral Economics to M.S. in Applied Natural Resource Economics and added Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences
  • 07/16/2009: Added Ph.D. in Applied Cognitive Science & Human Factors
  • 07/15/2010: Was previously Policy 17.3. Renumbered, deleted specification of each type of degree offered and confirmed the offering of those degrees previously or hereafter authorized by the Board.

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Effective Date: 09/01/2010

13.4 ROTC Cross-Town Agreements

The administration is authorized to enter into Cross-Town Agreements in order to make Army and Air Force ROTC programs available to eligible students of Finlandia University.

History

  • 10/04/1974
  • 01/28/1982
  • 07/15/2010: Was previously Policy 17.7. Renumbered and changed Suomi College to Finlandia University.

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Effective Date: 09/01/2010

13.5 Air Force ROTC

The continuation of active R.O.T.C. programs at Michigan Technological University is encouraged as long as they can be fitted satisfactorily into the University program.

History

  • 02/25/1961
  • 01/28/1982
  • 07/15/2010: Was previously Policy 17.9. Renumbered and updated to include both R.O.T.C. programs and to eliminate outdated references.

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Effective Date: 09/01/2010

13.6 Off-Campus and/or Continuing Education

The administration is authorized to grant college credit to persons who have successfully completed University courses delivered to off-campus sites by University faculty either at those sites or by other means such as videotape or satellite transmission.

The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is authorized to establish rules and procedures for implementation of this policy.

History

  • 01/22/1988
  • 01/31/1992
  • 07/15/2010: Was previously Policy 17.10. Renumbered and changed Director of Education and Public Services to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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Effective Date: 09/01/2010

13.7 Credit Hour Count

Student credit hour counts shall be taken at the close of business on Wednesday of the second week of the term or semester for courses offered under the full instructional term or semester, or the same percentage of time for courses offered under other parts of the instructional term. For courses offered under a non-conventional schedule, as approved by the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, student credit hour counts shall be taken at the close of business on Wednesday of the second week of the instructional period.

History

  • 05/18/1984
  • 01/22/1988: Added second paragraph and added third paragraph
  • 05/20/1988: Clarify second paragraph and added third paragraph
  • 03/15/1996: Revise and clarify count date
  • 12/15/2000: Changed 1/10 to 1/15 to reflect the change from quarter to semester
  • 05/07/2004: Changed counts taken at one-fifteenth date of the period in which the course is offered to the close of business on Wednesday of the second week of class or the same percentage of time for courses offered under other parts of the term
  • 12/14/2007: Changed counts taken at the close of business on Wednesday of the second week of class to the second week of the term and added counts for those courses offered under a non-conventional schedule, as approved by the provost, will be taken the second week of the term
  • 07/15/2010: Was previously Policy 17.13. Renumbered and changed Term to Semester.

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