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Graduate Curricular Proposal Requirements



To outline the requirements for curricular review of graduate programs and courses.


Academic Goal

To ensure and maintain the academic quality and success of Penn State graduate education, all programmatic additions, changes, and deletions must be reviewed by the Graduate Council.



This policy applies to all graduate programs.

Policy Statement

All proposals to create new graduate programs and courses, as well as all changes to, or dropping of graduate programs and courses must be approved by the Graduate Council.


The Graduate Council Committee on Programs and Courses establishes the procedure for graduate program proposals and graduate course proposals, in conjunction with the Graduate School.


P1 - Graduate Curricular Proposal Requirements

Further Information

Overview of the Graduate Council Curricular Review Process

Developing Graduate Program Proposals

Graduate Course Proposal Submission

CourseLeaf Curriculum Inventory Management (CIM)

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