The Committee on Curriculum and Degree Requirements:
Considers general educational policy concerning curriculum and the review and reevaluation of graduate programs of The Graduate Center.
Makes recommendations to Graduate Council concerning Graduate Center courses, programs, and curricula leading to a graduate degree or certificate. This responsibility includes recommendations about the addition and withdrawal of programs and courses and changes in titles, descriptions, and prerequisites for courses.
Reviews standards and requirements for doctoral degrees to be granted by the University and for degrees granted by the University in nondoctoral graduate programs of The Graduate Center.
Recommends standards of admission to the graduate programs of The Graduate Center.
Recommends standards of retention and matriculation for the graduate degree programs of The Graduate Center.
Recommends standards for defining “full-time students” and “residence,” and for the granting of leaves of absence to students, as well as for setting maximum periods for the earning of the doctoral degree and for degrees granted in other graduate programs of The Graduate Center.
Designates curricular items on the Graduate Council agenda as major or minor items.
Considers appeals submitted by faculty and doctoral students regarding any program’s policy, practice, and procedures where such appeals pertain to the program’s curriculum and academic policy.
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João’s Role: Member