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22 Pa. Code § 35.21. Curricula.


§ 35.21. Curricula.

 (a)  Program shall be determined to mean a planned series or sequence of events which may include life experiences, college courses, other experiences and general studies designed to raise the student to the level of competence for which the program was offered.

 (b)  A college shall conduct a thorough academic audit of programs as necessary, but not less than every 5 years to determine whether each program should be continued, revised or discontinued on the basis of local and student needs of the area served.

 (c)  A college wishing to establish an upper division program, not culminating in a baccalaureate degree, shall use the procedure as specified in applicable provisions of Chapter 42 (relating to program approval).

 (d)  A college shall file its official catalog and other necessary documents with the Department upon request by the Department.


   The provisions of this §  35.21 amended February 9, 1973, effective February 10, 1973, 3 Pa.B. 281; amended May 27, 1977, effective May 28, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 1426; amended June 10, 1977, effective June 11, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 1577; amended July 16, 1982, effective July 17, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 2282. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (34893).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  335.12 (relating to standards for reimbursable credit courses at community colleges); and 22 Pa. Code §  335.44 (relating to course evaluation and program audit).

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