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  Savannah College of Art and Design > Overview
A proposal for independent study for academic credit should present evidence that the project involves approximately the same amount of time and faculty supervision that a normal course would involve, and must be approved by a faculty member, department chair and the appropriate school or academic dean before being submitted to the registrar.
Academic advisement is provided to all students to assist in the development of educational plans and career goals and to relate these goals to academic offerings at the Savannah College of Art and Design.
The student is responsible at all times for knowing his or her academic standing and for fulfilling all requirements of the college by referring to published academic policies, regulations and standards and by consulting with the appropriate dean, department chair or adviser.
www.scad.edu /academic/policies   (10886 words)

 get an academic degree
Academic programs take years to complete, and experience shows that life is full of surprises, and some of them will result in extending the length of your studies even further.
Academic education is certainly a good place for you to meet other students, who are similar to you in their ambitions, orientation and intellectual abilities.
A quality academic degree is a real challenge to even the brightest student, and graduation is a source for pride for the graduate, as well as for friends and family.
www.kalmans.com /degree   (6471 words)

A list of institutions of higher learning and scientific research institutes that may confer academic degrees (hereinafter referred to as "degree-conferring units") and the disciplines in which academic degrees may be conferred shall be submitted to the State Council by its Academic Degrees Committee for approval and promulgation.
The academic degree evaluation committee shall be responsible for examining and approving the list of holders of the bachelor's degree and for making a decision whether or not to approve each resolution on the conferment of a master's or doctor's degree submitted by the dissertation committee.
They shall be conferred appropriate degrees after their applications have been examined and approved by the degree-conferring units and they have successfully defended their dissertations and attained the academic standards stipulated in these Regulations.
www.novexcn.com /academic_degrees.html   (1040 words)

 Student Academic Success-Degree Completion Policy
Full-time degree seeking students normally are expected to complete the undergraduate program in four years.
Academic units will create 4-year graduation templates that will specify the degree requirements for each major and provide semester-by-semester course schedule models that achieve graduation within four years.
Students are also encouraged to periodically update their plans with the assistance of their academic advisors.
www.senate.umd.edu /Senate_Executive_Committee/StudentAcadSuccessPolicy102704.htm   (557 words)

  Academic Degree Programs
As a student progresses from FYRST to the degree-granting college, some departments may reassign their students to different academic advisors during the upper-division years, while other departments may permit the student to retain the FYRST advisor throughout his/her years of study at the university.
The Academic Advisement Center is responsible for developing advisor and student advising resources, conducting advisor training and first year student advising informational workshops, and maintaining its involvement in retention-related and first-year research activities.
Students who are on academic probation or who are on an academic readmission contract participate in the program to develop successful college skills.
academics.sru.edu /catalog/degreeprograms.asp   (0 words)

  Academic degree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A degree is any of a wide range of status levels conferred by institutions of higher education, such as universities, normally as the result of successfully completing a program of study.
In Europe, degrees are being harmonised through the Bologna process, which is based on the three-level hierarchy of degrees (Bachelor (Licence in France), Master, Doctor).
Sometimes incorrectly regarded as an academic degree, the Habilitation (Professur) is the highest academic title in Germany.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Academic_degree   (2416 words)

 Bachelor's degree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A bachelor's degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years.
In the case of a few schools, a senior thesis for degrees in the humanities, and laboratory research for "pure" science degrees is also required.
The Bachelor of Philosophy degree is either an undergraduate or a graduate degree that often entails independent research, a thesis, or a capstone project.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bachelor's_degree   (3074 words)

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A degree is any of a wide range of awards made by institutions of higher education, such as universities, normally as the result of successfully completing a programme of study.
It was awarded to a candidate who had studied the prescribed texts in the trivium (grammar, rhetoric and logic) for three or four years and had successfully passed examinations held by his masters.
The University of Bologna in Italy, regarded as the oldest university in Europe, was the first institution to award the degree of doctor in civil law in the late 12th century, and awarded similar degrees in other subjects including medicine.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/a/ac/academic_degree.html   (690 words)

 Degree Requirements Academic Standing
For full-time students academic standing is determined at the end of the fall-winter session (September to April).
In order to graduate with an honours degree, a student must have a cumulative average of at least 70% plus any additional requirements that are discipline related.
Academic courses in education require a minimum of 60% for a pass.
www.nipissingu.ca /artsandsciencecalendar/acas_academicstanding.asp   (1160 words)

 Academic Policies and Procedures
A candidate for the bachelor’s degree must fulfill the requirements of a degree program as specified in the Bulletin in effect during the academic year of the student’s first matriculation as a degree student.
If a student prolongs the completion of a degree program, curricular or programmatic changes may occur to such an extent that the requirements for the degree program as outlined in a Bulletin for which the student would otherwise be eligible can no longer be fulfilled.
If a student changes degree programs, the college or division may require the student to fulfill the requirements of the Bulletin in effect when the change of degree program is approved.
www.usouthal.edu /bulletin/academic.htm   (6918 words)

 Boston University Metropolitan College Military Graduate Degree and Certificate Programs — Academic-Related ...
Graduate degree candidates must maintain a grade point average of not less than 3.0 (B) in order to be considered in good academic standing.
Students are expected to satisfy the degree requirements as stated in the program bulletin published at the time of their acceptance into the program.
Admitted degree candidates are eligible to apply for directed study once they have completed no less than six courses in their degree program and have maintained a grade point average of 3.3 or higher.
www.bu.edu /military/university_resources/academics/policies.html   (760 words)

 Academic Degree Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Academic Advisement is perhaps the most important faculty/student relationship outside the classroom.
As a student progresses from FYRST to the degree-granting college, some departments may reassign their students to different academic advisors during the upper-division years, while other departments may permit the student to retain the FYRST advisor throughout his/her years of study at the university.
Students who are on academic probation or who are on an academic readmission contract participate in the program to develop successful college skills.
www.sru.edu /pages/1934.asp   (1773 words)

 William and Mary School of Law Web Page
Each joint degree option permits the student to obtain two degrees in four years, instead of the five that would be required if each degree were pursued sequentially.
Candidates who are enrolled initially in the joint degree program must declare by May 15 their intent to begin the first year of study in either the Law School or the joint program.
To be eligible for Order of the Coif, joint degree candidates must be in the top 10 percent of their law class as determined by a cumulative GPA based on at least 57 credit hours of graded work at the Law School.
www.wm.edu /law/academicprograms/jointdegrees.shtml   (639 words)

 Academic Degree Programs - Associate in Science - Craven Community College
This degree program transfers to colleges and universities as the first two years of a Bachelor in Science degree.
The degree has three parts: an academic skills course, a 44-semester hour general education core, and 20 semester hours of electives.
In addition to the general Associate in Science degree, Craven Community College offers an Associate in Science degree with a Pre-major in Engineering that is part of the CAA.
www.craven.cc.nc.us /educational/degrees/as.cfm   (254 words)

 Academic Degree Programs - Associate in General Education - Craven Community College
This degree program is designed for students who wish a generalized degree for personal enrichment or to meet individual career goals.
The degree has three parts: an academic skills course, a 15-to-16-semester hour general education core, and 48-to-49 semester hours of electives.
However, Arts and Sciences courses taken within the General Education degree are transferable on a course-by-course basis.
www.cravencc.edu /educational/degrees/age.cfm   (182 words)

 Bristol Community College : Academic Catalog : Admissions Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The academic probation policy is designed to help identify students in academic difficulty as early as possible.
These students may be readmitted to a degree program after attaining a GPA and SPI above the dismissal level indicated in the accompanying table, by applying for re-admission to a College program after two semesters from the date of dismissal, or by appealing to the Academic Standing Committee through the Dean of Academic Affairs.
Associate degree students who maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.2 to 3.49 will graduate “Cum Laude,” a GPA of 3.5 to 3.79 “Magna Cum Laude,” and a GPA of 3.8 or higher “Summa Cum Laude.” Honors designations at graduation are based on academic performance through the Fall semester prior to the June graduation ceremony.
www.bristol.mass.edu /catalog/acadstand.html   (1359 words)

 Academic Programs | Graduate Students | University of Colorado at Boulder
A concurrent degree allows a student to receive both a bachelor's and master's degree in five years of study without compromising the academic integrity of either degree.
A dual degree program allows a student to complete two degrees in less time and with a reduced number of credits by combining work in related or complementary majors.
As with concurrent degrees, the integrity of each degree is maintained.
www.colorado.edu /prospective/graduate/academics/academics.html   (284 words)

 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
The department offering the degree shall determine what proportion of the required academic credits must be taken in full-time residence and what proportion may be taken on a part-time basis.
The department offering the degree program shall have the responsibility to formulate educational objectives for the program and to identify those course offerings of the School which shall be required of the enrolled students.
The School of Public Health shall assure that all new and existing Master of Health Science Academic Degree programs are consonant with the goals and objectives of the School of Public Health and that the quality of the academic programs and the graduates of these programs are consistent with the standards of the School.
www.jhsph.edu /schoolpolicies/ppm_academic_programs_8.html   (1210 words)

 College of Wooster: Academic Programs
Students are required to be in residence for the two semesters preceding the fulfillment of their degree requirements and permitted to take no more than 41Ä4 (including 1Ä8 course credit in music performance groups) courses for credit per semester in the two semesters in which they undertake the Independent Study Thesis.
Because of the heavy requirements for these degrees, it is likely that the student will need to carry overloads or extend the time required to complete the degree program.
All degree requirements except Music 391 (Special Topics in Music Education) and the final semester of recital attendance must be completed prior to the semester in which the student registers for student teaching.
academics.wooster.edu /degree.php   (3501 words)

 Academic Degree Programs: Daytona Beach Community College
No matter what your academic goals or career interests are, chances are DBCC offers a program that will fit your needs.
Associate of Arts/University Parallel Degree - For students interested in earning the first two years of their bachelor's degree, then transferring to a four-year college or university to complete their studies.
Associate of Science Degree - Career training programs tailored to allow students to move directly into the workforce or continue advanced training at colleges and universities upon graduation from DBCC.
www.dbcc.edu /html/academics/degreepromain.htm   (120 words)

 NUL -Academic Degree Programmes
A "General" degree programme requires the study of a range of subjects and courses over at least four years on a full time basis (except LL.B. which shall be two or three years after a B.A. Law degree).
AR 2.03 The structure of Bachelor's degree programmes shall be prescribed in the Faculty Regulations.
AR 2.04 The possible combinations of courses within a subject shall be in accordance with the Department Regulations and shall be subject to approval by the Faculty Board and Senate.
www.nul.ls /academic/programs.htm   (879 words)

 Decision Academic - Degree Navigator Plus
Degree Navigator Plus is a powerful, fully integrated suite of academic Student Services providing Audit, Registration, Transfer and Articulation and Catalog Management to major colleges and universities.
With Degree Navigator Plus, administrators can be confident that their students will be empowered to take control of their academic pursuits in a way never before possible.
Degree Navigator Plus provides powerful and flexible information and process management tools to customize academic Student Services and manage their delivery with the appropriate controls.
www.decisionacademic.com /products/degree_navigator_plus.html   (575 words)

 Master's Degree Requirements Catalog
Students are also responsible for knowing the degree requirements for their major and enrolling in courses that meet those degree requirements and regulations.
Be in academic good standing with a minimum 3.0 cumulative G.P.A. Be admitted to master’s degree candidacy at least one trimester before the trimester in which the degree is to be awarded.
A master’s degree candidate prepares a thesis or project, does a practicum/internship, or in some other way demonstrates an integration of work that is accepted by a committee of three approved faculty.
www.govst.edu /academicCalendar/master_cat.htm   (2069 words)

 UB Undergraduate Catalog 2003-2004 : Academic and Degree Options
Although a few academic departments, such as economics, geography, mathematics, and physics, have firmly established optional joint majors with other departments, students are normally free to choose their own joint majors.
The academic program to be designed must be unique; that is, the program may not duplicate the major content in any degree-granting academic department, nor may it be designed to avoid the requirements of existing departmental majors.
Because the two degrees must be in significantly different fields of study, courses taken as requirements for one major in one degree cannot also be counted as part of the required courses for the other major in the other degree.
undergrad-catalog.buffalo.edu /archive/0304/undergraduateeducation/academic.shtml   (1943 words)

 MIT UINFO: Academic Planning >Degree Programs: Requirements- Double Degrees
In order to earn simultaneous degrees, you must be enrolled as a graduate student for at least one semester and complete the requirements for both degrees.
You must submit degree applications for both degrees at the beginning of the term in which you expect to graduate.
Alternatively, you may complete the bachelor's degree in advance of the master's degree, in which case you submit the degree application for each degree at the beginning of the final term for that degree.
web.mit.edu /uinfo/academics/programs/reqs/dualdegree.html   (617 words)

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