Colleges must complete the AGSC/STARS Course Proposal Form to request consideration for inclusion of a course in the Articulation and General Studies Committee (AGSC) database. The request will be reviewed by AGSC.
Submit all forms to the Instructional Specialist.
Note: A course can be approved for inclusion on the Alabama Community College System Course Directory without being approved by AGSC/STARS.
A System institution shall submit to the Chancellor a written request and application for any new instructional program.
Upon recommendation from the Chancellor, the State Board of Education shall consider the application for official action. 2.1 After final action of the State Board of Education, the Chancellor shall notify the institution of the Board's action.
When appropriate, the Department will notify external agencies of new instructional programs.
Instructional programs approved under this policy shall undergo periodic program review as defined under State Board of Education Policy 903.01.
Guidelines for this policy shall be established by the Chancellor and include timelines for submission and review, and the post-implementation process and appeal process.