Policy 2.16 Volume 2: Academic Affairs Chapter 16: International Education Study Abroad PolicyResponsible Office: Office of Outreach & International EducationOriginally issued: 2/1/2011 Revised: N/A Policy Statement All international education or study abroad programs for which students receive credit towards the fulfillment of their degree program at the Georgia Health Sciences University require institutional oversight by […]
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This policy outlines the procedures to be followed by an academic program requesting mandatory student ownership of laptops and hand-held devices.
Medical College of Georgia establishes a mechanism by which visiting academes can address conflicts or disagreements that might arise with their immediate supervisors.
The components of each course of instruction and of each educational program at the Medical College of Georgia are carefully selected for content and suitability. Students at the Medical College of Georgia who anticipate problems in carrying out any part of their curriculum because of moral, religious, or other reasons must consult with the appropriate program or course director prior to enrolling or at the first opportunity following knowledge of such.
This policy facilitates the institutional approval process for changes to the curriculum by any school or department at the Medical College of Georgia. Curriculum changes originate in the respective department or school, and are submitted via the proper form to the Vice President for Instruction and Enrollment Management & Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, who will verify that the request form is complete and all required documentation is attached.
Physical space at the Medical College of Georgia is a valuable institutional resource that must be managed carefully and used efficiently. Space is allocated to individual units through the campus physical master plan to serve and support the programmatic goals outlined in the institution’s mission and strategic plan. When units vacate space as a result of either a move into a new building or renovations to existing buildings, responsibility for reallocation of the vacant space resides in the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost. Likewise, the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost can initiate space changes in accordance with institutional priorities.
A posthumous degree may be awarded to a student enrolled at the time of death prior to completion of all requirements for the degree.
Any change in the name of a program or degree at the Medical College of Georgia must be approved at the institutional level. This policy describes the mechanism for obtaining institutional approval.
Students lawfully summoned for jury duty are excused from attending classes. Students must coordinate their absence(s) and make-up work with their school’s appropriate associate dean and individual faculty members.
Certificate programs consistent with the mission of the Medical College of Georgia can be offered according to Board of Regents guidelines. The certificate award shows satisfactory completion of a prescribed program of study. Certificate programs shall be developed and approved by the appropriate program, curriculum committee, school, and institution. This policy outlines the procedures by which a new certificate program is proposed and approved.