Policies for Supplemental Studies (through Fall 2013)

Effective through Fall 2013

  1. Each A.B., B.S., or B.G.S. student may complete one or more supplemental studies program.
  2. Each student who wishes to complete an supplemental studies program must develop a plan in consultation with a program advisor.
  3. After developing a plan with the student, the program or department advisor has the supplemental studies program entered on the student's record.
  4. An individually designed supplemental studies program is not allowed.
  5. Students may not elect courses included in a supplemental studies program using the Pass/Fail grading option.
  6. A department or program may include Experiential or Directed Reading/Independent Study courses that are graded on a Credit/No Credit (C/NC) basis in a supplemental studies program, but all other courses in the supplemental studies program must be taken for a grade.
  7. No course may be shared between the requirements of two supplemental studies program, between a major and a supplemental studies program, or between a minor and a supplemental studies program.
  8. One course may be shared between the B.G.S. upper level credits requirement and a supplemental studies program.
  9. Advanced Placement credits may not be used to meet the requirements of a supplemental studies program.
  10. A student must earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 in the supplemental studies program.
  11. Courses elected to meet the requirements of a supplemental studies program also may be part of the student's area distribution plan.
  12. Courses that are part of a supplemental studies program may also meet the Language Requirement, the Upper-Level Writing Requirement, the Race & Ethnicity Requirement, or the Quantitative Reasoning Requirement.
  13. Students may not complete a supplemental studies program after graduation, and a supplemental studies program may not be converted to an academic minor after graduation.

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