Current through Register Vol. XXXIX, No. 11, March 18, 2022
8.1. Review of New Program Proposals: The
chancellor's staff will review the proposal and contact the institution if
additional information or consultation is required. Any requests for financial
support of the program shall be integrated into budget requests for the
appropriate year. Questions about the proposal may be raised at the
institutional budget hearing.
Following the review of submitted documentation, Council staff will develop a
recommendation for the Council regarding the new program proposal. Only those
programs which meet state standards of quality will be recommended for
approval. The Council will make the decision as to whether or not to approve
the new program.
8.3. All associate
degree program proposals and Certificate of Applied Science program proposals
implemented under the provisions of Section 4.1 and Section 4.2 of this rule
shall be reviewed via a post-approval audit three years after the initial
approval was received. The structure of the audit will be determined by Council
staff and will include review of such issues as enrollment, retention,
adequacy, necessity, viability and consistency with mission.
8.4. Once implemented, per Council for
Community and Technical College Education policy, Series 10, Policy Regarding
Program Review, the new program must be reviewed at least every five years at
the institution(s) of higher education where implemented. In the review
process, the following must be addressed: the viability, adequacy, necessity,
and consistency with mission of the program to the institutional master plan,
the institutional compact, and the education and workforce needs of the
responsibility district. Additionally, periodic studies of graduates and their
employers to determine placement practices and the effectiveness of the
education experience should be conducted.