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Academic Policies SubCommittee

Goal

Propose policy changes that may have the potential to reduce time to degree and improve 4-year graduation rate.

Suggested Process
  • Create (and support with data) hypotheses about the effects of particular policies and procedures on timely completion of degrees.
  • Confer with stakeholders at ASU (including students)
  • Compare policies at peer institutions (especially those with better rates)
Possible Topics
  • Summer school scheduling
  • Course availability
  • Time to degree by program
  • Changing majors
  • Time of major declaration
  • Lack of understanding of major
  • Advising, including UC to major program handoff
  • Failing courses; repeat policy
  • Taking fewer hours later in career
  • Curriculum: number and sequence of required courses
  • Total hours required for degree
  • 2.0 requirement to change major
  • Drop policy
Current Resource Links Spring 2010