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Proposal Summary: NU-08-01

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TitleMaster of Public H ealth Degree Program
Submitting DeanN. Margaret Wineman
Submitting CollegeNursing -- Susan Bradford
Departments Generating the ProposalNursing
Objection Deadline
Proposal StatusCollege status: approved
Proposal Last UpdatedMarch 24, 2008 by NU dean's ofc Kathleen Ross-Alaolmolki
Effective DateFall 2008
Brief Summary of ProposalThis proposal requires an increase in the credit hour requirement from 39 to 42 for the Master of Public Health program. This increase will include the addition of a new course 8300:608 Public Health Practice and Issues 3 credits.In addition the 8300:697 Capstone course grading scheme will be changed from pass/fail to a letter grade
Type of ProposalProgram changes
Graduate School Endorsement StatusApproved
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedMarch 24, 2008 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedMarch 20, 2008 by IR Diane Maffei
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedMarch 24, 2008 by UL Jo Ann Calzonetti
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusUnder review
DLRC CommentNU-08-01 and -05: these proposals still have problems: In the 513/514 course sections there is confusion about CR/NC and continuing education students (how do the latter obtain a UA login?); having no pre-requisites for practicing nursing professionals is OK, but what about students who are not practicing yet?; having different course requirements for different students is questioned; using complete/incomplete grading is not part of our system; a bibliography is needed; Springboard, not WebCT, needs to be used: In the 515 course it is not clear why it cannot be repeated (what is the difference between a student taking four credits once, or two credits twice?). DLRC knows about the accreditation issue and requests that Nursing carefully edit these two proposals. If this occurs as needed, the committee will act on them in Sept. 2008 and they should be approved before the Spring 2009 semester.
DLRC Status UpdatedApril 22, 2008 by PR Rex Ramsier
General Education Advisory Committee StatusNot required
GEAC Status UpdatedApril 17, 2008 by PR Rex Ramsier
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedMarch 18, 2008 by NU dean's ofc Kathleen Ross-Alaolmolki
Resource commentAdditional resources are not required. None

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