Monmouth College Application for
for an Approved Off-campus Program

Click here for the Curriculum Committee guidelines and procedures for approving a program.

The Proposal includes:

         A. The proposed program title accompanied by a brief abstract stating the purpose of the program.

         B. A summary of discussion with department and/or area studies faculty about how the proposed program fits into the Monmouth College Statement of Purposes, the MC curriculum overall and particular programs of study (majors, minors).

         C. A statement of support for the proposed program from the sponsoring department(s) and/or program(s). This statement shall indicate the extent of support for the program by individual faculty in the department or program.

         D. A statement by the co-ordinator of off-campus studies indicating the relationship of the proposed program to current and projected international studies programs. The co-ordinator will also provide a report summarizing the experiences of other ACM schools with this program.

         E. A statement by the MC business office describing possible financial agreements between the college and the proposed program.

         F. A description of the academic program:
1. Length
2. Focus
3. Courses Offered, including titles, level, credit, prerequisites, course descriptions and links with general education and major requirements.
4. Academic calendar of program and analysis of its suitability for
Monmouth College students
5. Staff and their qualifications
a. faculty
b. administrators
c. other professional staff
d. MC faculty program advisor
6. Plans for program evaluation
a. academic
b. logistical

         G. A description of program facilities and services
1. library
2. computer
3. banking, health insurance, etc.

         H. A description of the risk management issues regarding health and safety for students and/or faculty
1. housing
a.) type
b.) insurance coverage on such housing
2. Insurance coverage on planned transportation
3. Special needs for health and safety related to sites
4. Ability to accommodate students with disabilities

         I. Identification of student audience(s)
1. Anticipated number participating
2. Number eligible to participate
3. Areas of study they are expected to come from
4. Criteria for selecting participants

         J. Institutional Affiliation(s)
1. Information about host institution(s)/sponsoring organization(s)
2. Expectations and responsibilities of host institution(s)/organization(s)
3. Expectations and responsibilities of
Monmouth College
4. Proposed agreements (student/scholar exchanges)

         K. A Budget
1. Program cost and explanation of how it has been determined
2. List of what is included in program cost (transportation, lodging, meals, etc.)
3. Indication of out-of-pocket cost to
Monmouth College per student

         L. A description of the program suitable for inclusion in the Off Campus Programs section of the Monmouth College Catalog. (See a current catalog for samples of entries.)

         M. A copy of the host institutionís student application application procedures and application form.