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Policy 6-117: Undergraduate Emphases

Revision 0. Effective date: October 27, 2008

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  1. Purpose and Scope
  2. Definitions
  3. Policy
  4. Policies/ Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms and other Related Resources
  5. References
  6. Contacts
  7. History

  1. Purpose and Scope‌

    1. Purpose. [reserved]

    2. Scope. [reserved]

  2. ‌Definitions‌


  3. ‌Policy‌

    1. An emphasis is a program of study within an established major that enables a student to focus on courses in a particular field within a degree program. The emphasis pursued appears on the student's transcript but not on their diploma.

    2. Each proposal to cause an existing emphasis to appear on student transcripts must be approved by the curriculum committee of the college where the major is housed and by the Undergraduate Council, and then forwarded to the Academic Senate as an information item.

      Sections IV- VII are for user information and are not subject to the approval of the Academic Senate or the Board of Trustees. The Institutional Policy Committee, the Policy Owner, or the Policy Officer may update these sections at any time.

  4. ‌Policies/ Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms and other Related Resources‌

    1. Policies/ Rules. [ reserved ]

    2. Procedures, Guidelines, and Forms.

      1. Guidelines for Proposal for Undergraduate Emphases related to Policy 6-117

      2. Memo – Multiple Emphases Guidelines

    3. Other Related Resources. [ reserved ]

  5. ‌References‌

    1. reserved ]

  6. ‌Contacts‌

    The designated contact officials for this Regulation are:

    1. Policy Owner(s) (primary contact person for questions and advice): Senior Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

    2. Policy Officer(s): Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

      See Rule 1-001 for information about the roles and authority of policy owners and policy officers.

  7. ‌History‌

    Revision History.

    1. Current version. Revision 0.

      1. Approved by -- Academic Senate September 8. 2008, and Board of Trustees October 27, 2008, with effective date of October 27, 2008.

      2. Editorial Revisions

        1. Editorially revised April 5, 2024 to move to current regulations template

    2. Previous versions.

    3. Renumbering

      1. Not applicable

Last Updated: 4/5/24