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Bill 11-A-12 Academic Distinction in the Department of the Major Policy (Approved)

FACULTY SENATESOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY

FACULTY SENATE BILL 11-A-12

Approved by the Faculty Senate
April 6, 2011

REVISING ACADEMIC DISTINCTION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE MAJOR POLICIES

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: the section of the Faculty Handbook entitled, "Academic Distinction in the Department of the Major Policy" be amended by making the following changes, only upon approval of the companion procedures in Bill 11-A-13. Until such time as both bills are agreed to, existing policy and procedures shall remain in effect:

Academic Distinction in the Department of the Major

Policy: Academic Distinction the Department of the Major is earned by completing a scholarly paper or special project under the supervision of a committee of at least three (3) degreed faculty and/or staff members. The project may not be used to earn any other form ofcredit, except that it may be used to satisfy the honors research (HN 499) requirement with the approval of the department chair and the director of the Jane Stephens Honors Program. The steps detailed below must be followed, including deadlines. Failure to meet criteria and/or deadlines will disqualify the student from earning this honor.


Approved by the Faculty Senate
date: April 6, 2011

Approved by the Board of Regents
date: May 13, 2011

Posted to Faculty Handbook
date: February 13, 2013

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