The same major has different credit requirements depending on EU/RU/International location.
Some external certifications require additional courses due to state/governing board/ministry requirements in different locations.
There are EU/RU differences in general educational requirements (critical thinking and history).
There are majors in the EU that do not fit in a current division.
Not all majors and courses are available at all centers because of:
Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs).
Informal agreements with 2-year partners.
Timeline: Implementation time of 1-3 years Action Assignment: The curriculum committee will appoint a task force to align the majors. Resource requirements: There will be personnel time, travel, training and video conferencing costs.
$2,500 (e.g., catalog adjustments)
RU, International and EU academic calendars need to be examined so that the best approximation of seamless movement may be attained. The following impediments to alignment need to be taken into account. External impediments
Military schedules are mandated by installations.
International schedules are determined by partners.
Impediments to changing RU calendar to match EU calendar
EU calendar does not fit with traditional student culture.
NCAA regulations influence the RU schedule; the RU schedule influences
Impediments to changing EU to RU calendar
EU teaches 48 weeks per year. Movement to the RU schedule would result in the loss of one term and up to 2+ million dollars of lost revenue.
The loss of Term six could result in a loss of students who wish to take courses year round.
Students taking External Degree courses are allowed six months for course completion.