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December 22, 2014

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Departmental Resources



Program Development Handbook

A complete guide to developing programs at Laurier. It provides detailed instructions about completing the Statement of Intent and the New Program Proposal Brief

Overview of the Program Development Process
An overview of the process required to develop and approve new undergraduate programs.


New Undergraduate Program Development Timelines
A helpful resource for those developing new undergraduate programs.

New Graduate Program Development Timelines
A helpful resource for those developing new graduate programs.

Templates

Download the STATEMENT OF INTENT Template
This template should be used to initate a new program proposal. Please see the Program Development Handbook for detailed instructions on completing and submitting this template.

Download the NEW PROGRAM PROPOSAL BRIEF Template
This template should be started after the Statement of Intent has been written and approved. Please see the Program Development Handbook for detailed instructions on completing and submitting this template.


Guiding Documents

Policy 2.2: Approval of New Undergraduate and Graduate Programs
This policy outlines the proces for review and approval of new programs at Laurier.

Undergraduate Degree Level Expectations
This document outlines the provincially established Degree Level Expectations (UDLEs) for undergraduate programs.

Graduate Degree Level Expectations
This document outlines the provincially established Degree Level Expectations (GDLEs) for graduate programs.

Entertainment Expense Guidelines for Academic Reviews
This document outlines the maximum expenses for which departments will be reimbursed during the external review process.


Laurier's Academic Plan 2010-2015
The Academic Plan identifies Laurier's core principles and academic domains.

Laurier's Values, Vision, Mission & Guiding Principles
This document can be useful in articulating the goals of the University.


Ontario's Quality Assurance Framework
The Quality Assurance Framework outlines the program review and new program development processes.

Ontario Qualifications Framework
This document outlines the expectations for each degree level in Ontario.

Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities' Certifying Criteria
Information that should be considered before submission to the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU).