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Executive Policy 5.230 Executive Policy 5.230
Small Undergraduate and Graduate Course Sections
Executive Policy Chapter 5. Academic Affairs
Executive Policy EP 5.230, Small Undergraduate and Graduate Course Sections
Effective Date: February 2021
Prior Dates Amended: April 1985; June 1987, abolished 2014
Responsible Office: Office of the Vice President for Academic Planning and Policy
Governing Board of Regents Policy: RP 5.201, Instructional Programs & RP 5.213, General Education
Review Date: February 2024
This executive policy seeks to balance the legitimate educational objectives served by small course sections with the importance of ensuring that instructional resources are used effectively by monitoring class size each semester. Units shall demonstrate to the administration and Board of Regents that a sound rationale exists for any continued delivery of small classes. The Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs or equivalent at each campus is responsible for campus reporting to the Vice President of Academic Policy and Planning, who may provide periodic updates to the Board of Regents. The objectives of this policy are:
Small undergraduate course sections: those that enroll fewer than ten students in a single section and that are supported by state General Funds or tuition. A single course is a course section under this policy.
Small graduate course sections: those that enroll fewer than five students in a single section and that are supported by state General Funds or tuition. A single course is a course section under this policy.
Chief Academic Officer (CAO): the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs or equivalent.
Instructional Unit Chair: A department or division chair or equivalent.
III. Executive Policy
IV. Delegation of Authority
The President delegates to the Vice President for Academic Planning and Policy and to the Chancellors/Provost who have responsibility for implementing this policy and fostering practices that facilitate informed small course review for each campus.
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VII. Exhibits and Appendices
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February 09, 2021
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