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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

SAS 606: Academic Reform and APP


This course will examine in detail the NCAA’s Academic Performance Program, consisting of Federal Graduation Rate (FGR), Graduation Success Rate (GSR), and Academic Progress Rate (APR). Students will learn the differences between the three rates, calculations, and strategies utilized to maximize rates while ensuring that institutions meet NCAA established benchmarks. The course will also provide an introduction to academic reform and current critiques of the NCAA’s academic initiatives.

3 Credits

Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture: Lecture for SAS 606
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