University Senate of
ADDITION OF COURSEWORK ONLY (NO ORAL EXAM) MASTER’S DEGREE PLAN
It is proposed that a fourth degree plan be added so that the university can better serve students who are interested in ‘professional’ Master’s degree programs. Professional Master’s degree programs are typically designed to add value to students’ total educational portfolio by providing training in areas that will enhance their competitiveness in the workplace. Professional Master’s degree programs are not intended to feed a Ph.D. program.
The proposed new fourth degree plan would be identified as “Plan D: Course Work Only” in university publications and on students’ transcripts.
The following items are also
With this change, Academic Units offering Master of Science degree programs have the option of specifying whether the examination associated with their Plan C option is a written exam, an oral exam, or both.
Introduced in Senate: 30 November 2005
Adopted by Senate: 18 January 2006
Approved by Administration: 30 January 2006
Adopted by Senate: 13 February 2008
Approved by Administration: 18 February 2008