Chapter 13

13.01-13.02 | 13.03-13.07

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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
  05/03/25 Research Fellowships
  05/02/49 Graduate Research Fellowships
  07/06/50 Graduate Study and Advanced Degrees
  05/06/55 Graduate Work at Ph.D level
  01/28/82  
  03/25/83 Mineral Economics and Operations Management
  01/18/85 Ph.D. in Engineering
  11/22/85 Rhetoric and Technical Communications
  05/22/87 Ph.D. in Forest Science
  11/20/87 Ph.D. in Applied Physics
  09/22/89 Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Technical Communications
  03/22/91 Added Chem. Engrg, Civil Engrg, Elec. Engrg, & Mining Engrg
  03/19/93 Added Industrial Archaeology and changed Ph.D. in Applied Physics to Ph.D. in Physics
  09/22/95 Added Ph.D. in Geological Engineering
  03/15/96 changed M.S. in Metallurgical Engrg. To M.S. in Metallurgical & Material Engrg.
  07/30/96 Added Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences and M.S. in Environmental Policy
  05/23/97 Added M.S. in Environmental Engineering
  09/18/98 Added Master of Engineering degree
  05/21/99 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
  10/04/74  
  01/28/82  
  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
  02/25/61  
  01/28/82  
  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 Vice President for Academic Affairs is authorized to establish rules and procedures for implementation of this policy.

History
  01/22/88  
  01/31/92  
  07/15/2010 Was previously Policy 17.10. Renumbered and changed Director of Education and Public Services to the Provost and 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 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
  05/18/84  
  01/22/88 Added second paragraph and added third paragraph
  05/20/88 Clarify second paragraph and added third paragraph
  03/15/96 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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