Southern Polytechnic State University

Graduate Academic Catalog 2011-2012

General Information

The university's academic rules and regulations are developed and approved by the faculty. The set of processes used to enforce regulations and maintain order are called administrative procedures. In general, each academic rule has an underlying administrative procedure.

For example, the criteria against which a student is judged for graduation is developed and approved by the faculty. The process that is used to examine records and declare a student eligible to graduate is an administrative procedure.