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03-12/13-APC Policy for Major and Minor Combinations from the Same Degree Program

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09-2012
Policy Number: 
03-12/13-APC

Resolution on Policy for Major and Minor Combinations from the Same Degree Program

RESOLVEDThat the University Senate of Humboldt State University recommends to the President that the attached Major and Minor Combinations Policy, dated Fall 2012, be adopted and implemented immediately.

RATIONALE: Students are generally prohibited from earning a Major and Minor from the same degree program. This policy makes it possible.
           
This policy has been vetted by the Integrated Curriculum Committee.
 

POLICY:

HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY

Major and Minor Combinations Policy
 
Students are generally prohibited from earning a Major and Minor from the same degree program. 
 
Exceptions can be made in combinations in which:
 
1.  at least 9 units required for the minor are not already required for the major. In cases where there are "options" within the minor or the major, then the student must take "options" so that at least 9 units for the minor are not counted towards the major.  
 
AND
 
2. the major and minor must be distinctly different programs. 
 
 
Academic Policies Committee:  Fall 2012 
University Senate:       Passed Unanimously, 09/25/12 (Resolution #03-12/13-APC)
President Richmond:   Approved, 10/18/12
 
 

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