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Federal Requirement 4.4

 
Federal Requirement 4.4: Program length is appropriate for each of the institution's educational programs.

Judgment of Compliance

X Compliance

Compliance Narrative

All degree programs at Clayton State University are approved by the Georgia Board of Regents (BOR), which employs a rigorous process to approve all degree programs offered at the institution. The program lengths for all Masters, Bachelors, and Associate degrees are required to be in accordance with the BOR policies and procedures. Also, the institution’s Curriculum & Academic Policy Council (CAPC) oversees matters related to undergraduate curriculum and academic standards. These matters include the program length, new programs and courses, as well as admission standards.

Masters Programs

Currently, Clayton State offers seven masters programs and the length of the programs is listed below:

Master Degree Program Advising School/College Total Program Hours
Archival Studies (MAS) Information and Mathematical Sciences 45 hours
Business Administration (MBA) Business 33 hours
Healthcare Administration (MHA) Business 45 hours
Liberal Studies (MALS) Arts and Sciences 36 hours
Nursing (MSN) Health 36-38 hours
English (MAT) Arts and Sciences 36 hours
Mathematics (MAT) Information and Mathematical Sciences 36 hours

Bachelors Programs

There are thirty-two bachelors degree programs offered at this time at Clayton State University and the length of the programs is listed below:

Baccalaureate Degree Program Advising School/College Total Program Hours
Accounting (BBA) Business 120 hours
Administrative Management (BAS) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Biology (BS) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Biology with Secondary Education (BS) Arts and Sciences 123 hours
Business - General (BBA) Business 120 hours
Communication and Media Studies (BA) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Computer Science (BS) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Criminal Justice (BS) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Dental Hygiene (BS) Health 120 hours
Dental Hygiene (BSDH) Health 120 hours
English (BA) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
English with Secondary Education (BA) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Health Care Management (BS) Business 120 hours
Health and Fitness Management (BS) Arts and Sciences 121 hours
History (BA) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
History with Secondary Education (BA) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Information Technology (BIT and BSIT) Information and Mathematical Sciences 120 hours
Integrative Studies (BS) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Legal Studies Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Liberal Studies (BA) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Management (BBA) Business 120 hours
Marketing (BBA) Business 120 hours
Mathematics (BS) Information and Mathematical Sciences 120 hours
Mathematics with Secondary Education (BS) Information and Mathematical Sciences 120 hours
Middle Level Education (BA) Arts and Sciences 122 hours
Music (BA) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Music (BM) Arts and Sciences 124 hours
Nursing - Basic Licensure (BSN) Health 126 hours
Nursing - For Existing RN's (BSN) Health 126 hours
Political Science (BS) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Psychology and Human Services (BS) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Sociology (BS) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Technology Management (BAS) Arts and Sciences 120 hours
Theatre (BA) Arts and Sciences 120 hours

Associate Programs

As of Fall 2009, there are seven associate programs offered and the length of the programs is listed below:
Associate Degree Program Advising School Total Program Hours
Computer Networking (AAS) Information and Mathematical Sciences 60 hours
Information Technology (AAS) Information and Mathematical Sciences 60 hours
Integrative Studies (AS) Arts and Sciences 60 hours
Integrative Studies (AA) Arts and Sciences 60 hours
Integrative Studies - Pre-Engineering (AS) Arts and Sciences 60 hours
Integrative Studies - Pre-Pharmacy (AS) Arts and Sciences 60 hours
Paralegal Studies Arts and Sciences 60 hours

Supporting Documentation and Links

Graduate Catalog Undergraduate Catalog Curriculum and Academic Policy Council

BOR Policies Regarding Programs

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