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Academic Affairs



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Policy Title:
Graduate Academic Program Proposals, Guidelines on the Consideration of

Document Number:
1700

Effective Date:
September 21, 1999


This policy item applies to:
FIT
State-Operated Campuses
Statutory Colleges
Table of Contents
Summary

Policy
Definitions
Other Related Information
Procedures
Forms
Authority
History
Appendices


Summary

The purpose of these guidelines is to assist campuses of the State University of New York (University) in the planning of graduate programs and to make explicit operative criteria in the system-level review of graduate program proposals.


Policy

I. Policy Principles

The following principles express the University’s policy as a system on the development and consideration of new graduate programs according to award level and campus type.

Whenever feasible, inter-institutional collaboration is encouraged in the development of new graduate programs at all the University campuses.

II. Policy Guidelines

The following guidelines constitute criteria for campus development and system administration review of new graduate programs. They are meant to inform the evaluation of a program’s suitability according to the mission of the campus, the market(s) to be served, and objective standards of quality:


Definitions

Specialized Doctoral Campuses – SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, SUNY College of Optometry, NYS College of Ceramics, NYS College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NYS College of Human Ecology, NYS College of Veterinary Medicine, NYS School of Industrial & Labor Relations.

Specialized Institutions – Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY Maritime College, and SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome.


Other Related Information

There is no related information relevant to this policy.


Procedures

Graduate Academic Program Proposals, Procedures for Submission


Forms

There are no forms relevant to this policy.


Authority

The following links to FindLaw's New York State Laws are provided for users' convenience; it is not the official site for the State of New York laws. 

 

NYS Education Law §355 (Powers and duties of trustees – administrative and fiscal functions)


NYS Education Law §6303
(Programs and curricula of community colleges)

 

In case of questions, readers are advised to refer to the New York State Legislature site for the menu of New York State Consolidated.


History

There is no history relevant to this policy.


Appendices

There are no appendices relevant to this policy.