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Policy 6-225: Graduate Emphases

Revision 0. Effective date: November 9, 2010

  1. Purpose & Scope:
    1. (reserved)
  2. Definitions:
    1. (reserved)
  3. Policy:
    1. An emphasis is a program of study within an established degree 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 degree is housed and by the Graduate Council and then forwarded to the Academic Senate as an information item.
  4. Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms, and other related resources.
    1. Rules
    2. Procedures
    3. Guidelines
      1. Guidelines for Proposals for Graduate Emphases
    4. Forms.
    5. Other related resource materials.
  5. References:
    1. Policy 6-117: Undergraduate Emphases
  6. Contacts:
    1. The designated contact officials for this Regulation are

      A. Policy Owners: (primary contact person for questions and advice): Dean of the Graduate School.
    2. B. Policy Officers: Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Sr. Vice President for Health Sciences.
    3. See University Rule 1-001 for information about the roles and authority of policy owners and policy officers.

  7. History:
    1. Revision history:
      1. Current version-- Revision 0 :
        1. Approved by the Academic Senate: November 1, 2010
        2. Approved by Board of Trustees: November 9, 2010


Policy: 6-225 Rev: 0
Date: November 9, 2010

Last Updated: 4/5/22