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For copies of Agendas, Minutes, or Committee Reports not listed below, contact cdh@usf.edu.  Please note the curriculum documents below reflect what was reviewed.  In some instances additional changes were required for approval that are not noted on the posted copy.

2017-2018 - Graduate Catalog Summary (approved 9/25/17)

Full Council Meetings

09-25-17 - Agenda Revised 9/22/17, Minutes, Draft Suggestions for Modification of Structure and Procedure - Graduate Council.  For reference:  Graduate Council Charge (1/9/12), Minutes  
10-16-17 - Agenda , Minutes
11-13-17 - Agenda , Minutes
12-11-17 - Agenda Minutes
11-22-18 - Agenda , Minutes
02-19-18 - Agenda, Minutes
03-19-18 - Agenda, Minutes
04-16-18 - Agenda, Minutes

 

Policy Committee Meetings

09-11-17 - Agenda , Report- Meeting Cancelled due to Hurricane Irma
10-02-17 - Agenda, Policy Report; For reference: Draft Suggestions for Modification of Structure and Procedure - Graduate Council; Charge (1/9/12)
11-06-17 - Agenda, Policy Report
12-04-17 - Agenda , Policy Report
11-08-18 - Agenda , Policy Report
02-05-18 - Agenda , Policy Report, for reference - admissions Test Documents:  IELA-FCE, Test 6 - IELA - Test Security, Test 8 - IELA - Test Development
03-05-18 - Agenda, Report
04-02-18 - Agenda, Report

 

Curriculum Committee Meetings

09-11-17 - Agenda  Report- Meeting Cancelled due to Hurricane Irma
10-02-17 - Agenda, Curriculum Report
11-06-17 - Agenda, Curriculum Report
12-04-17 - Agenda, Curriculum Report
01-08-18 - Agenda revised 12/22/17, Curriculum Report
02-05-18 - Agenda , Curriculum Report, Eligible Members for Curriculum Chair 2018-2019
03-05-18 - Agenda, Report
04-02-18 - Agenda, Report



Curriculum reviewed 2017-2018

Pre-Proposals
10/5/17 -AS - Informatics Ph.D. - Pre-Proposal - Updated Pre-Proposal Form (Council should review the Updated form) - Approved 11/13/17 
12/8/17 -BA - Supply Chain Management M.S. Approval Form - Approved 12/11/17

New Degree Programs
8/23/17 - AS - Advertising MS (CIP: 09.0900) - Approval Form, Proposal, Catalog Copy - Approved 10/2/17
8/14/17 - ED - Learning Design and Technology MS - Catalog Copy -- CIP: 13.0501 - Approved 11/13/17

New Major Under Existing CIP (add to USF Degree Inventory only)
8/15/17 - NR - Nurse Anesthesia D.N.P. CIP 51.3818 - Catalog Copy (word) - - Approved 9-25-17 pending APAC clearance

Degree Program Reactivations
1/17/18 - BC - Reactivation of the Ph.D. in Social Work - Approved 1/22/18; forwarded on 1/24/18

Degree Program Terminations - Partial CIP (Remove Majors from USF Degree Inventory)
6/9/17 - BC - Audiology (Post-Bacc) M.S. CIP 51.0204 - Approved 9-25-17
6/9/17 - BC - Aural (Re) Habilitation  M.S. CIP 51.0204 - Approved 9-25-17
10/16/17 - EN - Engineering Science Ph.D.  CIP 14.0101 - Approved 10-16-17

Degree Program Suspensions
11/14/17 - MD - Rehabilitation Sciences (Ph.D.)- Suspend Degree Program - approved 12/4/17

Accelerated Majors
10/13/17 - EN - Accelerated Major: Civil Eng (BSCE) to Civil Eng (MCE) - sharing 6 hours (total 155) - Approved 11/13/17
10/13/17 - EN - Accelerated Major: Civil Eng (BSCE) to Civil Eng (MSCE) - sharing 6 hours (total 155) -  Approved 11/13/17
10/13/17 - EN - Accelerated Major: Civil Eng (BSCE) to Environmental Eng (MSEV) - sharing 6 hours (total 155) -  Approved 11/13/17
10/13/17 - EN - Accelerated Major: Civil Eng (BSCE) to Environmental Eng (MEVE) - sharing 6 hours (total 155) - Approved 11/13/17
10/13/17 - EN - Accelerated Major: Civil Eng (BSCE) to Materials Science and Eng (MSMSE) - sharing 6 hours (total 155) -  Approved 11/13/17
10/13/17 - EN - Accelerated Major: Civil Eng (BSCE) to Engineering Management (MSEM) - sharing 6 hours (total 152) - Approved 11/13/17
10/13/17 - EN - Accelerated Major: Electrical Eng (BSEE) to Engineering Management (MSEM) - sharing 6 hours (total 152) - Approved 11/13/17
10/13/17 - EN - Accelerated Major: Electrical Eng (BSEE) to Electrical Engineering (MSEE) - sharing 6 hours (total 152) - Approved 11/13/17
10/13/17 - EN - Accelerated Major: Electrical Eng (BSEE) to Materials Science and Eng (MSMSE) - sharing 6 hours (Total 152) - Approved 11/13/17
10/13/17 - EN - Accelerated Major: Information Technology (BSIT) to Information Technology (MSIT) - sharing 6 hours (Total 144) - needs SACSCOC approval (previously tabled 11/6 for representation) - approved 12/4/17

11/27/17 - AS - Accelerated Economics BA/MA - Terminate Accelerated Major Option; noted for UGC 11/27/17 - Approved 12/4/17
12/8/17 -  TA - Art History MA - Accelerated Major (BA/MA) - Disapproved 1/8/18 (issues with hours)
12/11/17 - RX - Pharmacy (PharmD) - Accelerated Major:  BS in Biomedical Sciences and PharmD - Disapproved 1/8/18 (issues with hours)
01/21/18 - TA - Art History (MA) - Accelerated Major (BA/MA) - revised submission and Updated description - approved 2/5/18
01/30/18 - RX - Pharmacy (PharmD) - Accelerated Major:  BS in Biomedical Sciences and PharmD - Updated description - (previously disapproved for hours 1/8/18; this has been revised and is a new submission) -approved 2/5/18

Concurrent Degrees
11/13/17 - PH - Public Health (MPH) / Medicine (MD) - MPH/MD - Terminate Concurrent Degree Option - refer to Catalog Copy above (MPH/MSPH) - Approved 12/4/17; then recinded 12/11/17
11/14/17 - PH - Public Health (MPH) / Physical Therapy (DPT) - MPH/DPT - Terminate Concurrent Degree Option - refer to Catalog Copy above (MPH/MSPH) - Approved 12/4/17
11/15/17 - PH - Public Health (MPH) / Nursing (MS) - MPH/MS Nursing; - Terminate Concurent Degree Option- refer to Catalog Copy above (MPH/MSPH) - Approved 12/4/17; then recinded 12/11/17

Majors - Curriculum Changes
6/30/17 - MD - Medical Sciences MSMS - Anatomy Concentration - Catalog Copy (word) - Approved 9-25-17
9/20/17 - BA - Business Administration (MBA) Approval Form, Catalog Copy, MOU With Morocco  - Approved 10-2-17
9/21/17 - BC - Gerontology MA - Updated Catalog Copy Approved  10-2-17
9/18/17 - ED - Curriculum and Instruction: International and Comparative Education - Catalog Copy.  New Concentration. (Proposal Received 9/19/17; APAC Cleared 10/12/17)  - Withdrawn for revision for compliance to BOG/SACSCOC (11/2/17)
10/26/17 - PH - Public Health MPH - inactivate concentrations:  PEB, FOS, OCC, OCP, OMR, SFM, TXY, PHA  - Noted for the Record 11/6/17
10/26/17 - PH - Public Health MSPH - inactivate concentrations: PBC, PIP, POH, POM, POS, PTX - Noted for the Record 11/6/17
10/19/17 - BA -  Business Administration (DBA) - Updated Catalog Copy - Revise admissions, curriculum - approved 12/4/17
10/31/17 - BC - Criminology (Ph.D.) - Updated Catalog Copy - non-sub edits (update GRE percentile; add thesis submission note to admissions) - note for record - Approved 12/4/17
11/02/17 - BC - Behavioral and Community Sciences (Ph.D.) - revise admission deadline from Feb 15 for Summer to December 15 for Summer - Approved 12/4/17
11/13/17 - PH - Public Health (MPH and MSPH) Approvals - MPH/MSPH Updated Catalog Copy - update curriculum for compliance; change and terminate concentrations -Note approval not received yet for MPH/MSW (approval does not include that termination) - Approved 12/4/17
11/13/17 - PH - Public Health (Ph.D.) and (DrPH Aproval) - PhD/DrPH Updated Catalog Copy - change EOH concentration requirements for the Ph.D.; Add new Concentration  in PH and Clinical Lab Science and Practice to the DrPH - Approved 12/4/17
11/15/17 - BC - Applied Behavior Analysis (MA) - change admission deadline from Feb 15 to June 1 for fall - approved 12/4/17
11/20/17 - GS - Cybersecurity (M.S.) - Updated Catalog Copy - change curriculum - approved 12/4/17
10/25/17 - MD - Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) - Updated Catalog Copy - change admissions, core (tabled 12/4/17) - Approved 1/8/18
10/31/17 - BC - Criminology (M.A.) - Updated Catalog Copy -  add project option (tabled 12/4/17, 1/8/18)
12/19/17 - BA - Business Administration (MBA) - Updated Catalog Copy (12/19/17)  - revise admission requirements (2nd revision to major; see other revisions 10/4/17) LATE ADD TO AGENDA - Approved 1/8/18
12/19/17 - BA - Finance (MS) - Updated Catalog Copy - revise admission requirements LATE ADD TO AGENDA - Approved 1/8/18
12/21/17 - BC - Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health MS -Changes to Major - curriculum; update courses  Updated Catalog copy Approved 2/5/18
01/04/18 - BC - Aging Studies Ph.D. -  Changes to Major - admissions- Updated Catalog Copy -Approved 2/5/18
01/08/18 - BC - Criminology (M.A.) -Changes to Major - add project option- Updated Catalog Copy -   (rec'd 10/18/17; to GC - tabled 12/4/17, 1/8/18)  Tabled 2/5/18 for full Council 2/19/18
01/10/18 - AS - Liberal Arts MA- Changes to Major - curriculum- Updated Catalog Copy -  (previously reviewed 1/8/18; issue with hours; updated and new submission) - approved 2/5/18
01/19/18 - AS - Cell and Molecular Biology Ph.D. - Changes to Major - curriculum - Updated Catalog Copy - approved 2/5/18
01/19/18 - ED - Reading Education MA - Add competency info and clarify Options 1 & 2 - Updated Catalog Copy - approved 2/5/18
01/22/18 - BA - Business Analytics and Information Systems (MS) -Changes to Major; admissions -Updated Catalog Copy -approved 2/5/18 
01/22/18 - BA - Marketing MSM - Changes to Major - Admissions - Updated Catalog Copy -approved 2/5/18 

 

Graduate Certificates - Curriculum Changes
8/22/17 - NR - Advanced Pain Management - Catalog Copy (word) - Approved 9-25-17
11/16/17 - AS - Graduate Certificate in Health Information - add portfolio for culminating assessment (NOTE - the signature forms are grouped for these certificates) - Disapproved 12/4/17
11/16/17 - AS - Graduate Certificate in Library Information Technology- add portfolio for culminating assessment - Disapproved 12/4/17
11/16/17 - AS - Post Master's Graduate Certificate in Library and Information Science - add portfolio for culminating assessment  - Disapproved 12/4/17
11/16/17 - AS - Graduate Certificate in School Library Media Specialists- add portfolio for culminating assessment  - Disapproved 12/4/17

Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs)
8/10/17 - BA - Business Administration MBA - MOU With Morocco  - Approved 10/2/17
9/22/17 - GS - Cybersecurity MS - MOU - Seminole State (IT) and USF (Cybersecurity), Approval form Added to agenda 9/22/17 - Approved 9-25-17

Noted for the Record for the 2018-2019 Grad Catalog:
01/16/18 - AS - Urban and Regional Planning MURP -  clarify elective option and internship -Updated Catalog Copy  noted 2/5/18
01/16/18 - ED - Curriculum and Instructions Ed.S. - non-sub changes for catalog -noted 2/5/18
01/16/18 - ED - Curriculum and Instruction Ph.D. - non-sub changes for catalog-noted 2/5/18 
01/17/18 - BC - Applied Behavior Analysis M.A. - non-sub changes for catalog -noted 2/5/18
01/17/18 - BC - Applied Behavior Analysis M.S. - non-sub changes for catalog -noted 2/5/18
02/05/18 - BC - Applied Behavior Analysis M.A. - CIP Code Change/Correction from 42.9999 to 42.2814 -noted 2/5/18

PREVIOUS YEARS:

2016-2017 - Graduate Catalog Summary

Sept 12 Policy: Agenda , Policy/Fellowship Report 
Sept 12 Curr: Agenda, Curriculum Report
Sept 26: Agenda, Minutes (May)

Oct 3 Policy: Agenda , Policy/Fellowship Report
Oct 3 Curr: Agenda Curriculum Report
Oct 17 Agenda , Minutes (Sept)

Nov 7 Policy: Agenda , Policy/Fellowship Report
Nov 7 Curriculum: Agenda, Curriculum Report
Nov 21 Agenda, Minutes

Dec 5 Policy: Agenda , Policy/Fellowship Report
Dec 5 Curriculum - Agenda, Curriculum Report
Dec 12: Agenda, Special Guest Dr. Wilcox: Handouts - GC Charge/Curriculum Review; Flowchart; Definitions, Minutes - October, November,

Jan 9 Policy: Agenda , Policy Report
Jan 9 Curriculum: Agenda, Curriculum Report,- AS - CIP 09.0401: MA in Journalism - S - CIP 09-0900:  MS in Advertising  Proposal, Supplemental Information, Catalog (draft) - (pending revisions - to be re-reviewed at a future meeting)
Jan 17 Special Meeting Agenda:  Proposal for Degree Program Termination:  14.0101 - Engineering General:  Engineering Science (MSES)
Jan 23: Agenda , Minutes Dec), (Jan 17)

Feb 6 Policy: Agenda , Policy Report
Feb 6 Curriculum: Agenda , Curriculum Report
Feb 20: Agenda , Minutes (Jan 23)

March 6 Policy: Agenda , Policy Report
March 6 Curriculum: Agenda, Curriculum Report
March 20: Agenda, Minutes (Feb 20); Pre-proposal for New Degree Program:  ED -   Learning Design and Technology (MS) - Tabled for March 20 Full meeting; needs revisions; concurrence

April 3 Policy: Agenda , Report; USF Regulation 3.038 - Draft - link for posting comments (due by April 4) - http://regulationspolicies.usf.edu/new-proposed-regulations-policies/comment-form.asp?doctype=Regulation&docnum=3.038&closedate=4-4-2017
April 3 Curriculum: Agenda, Report; Discussion of Course Review Enhancement Plan - Examples for discussion
April 17: Agenda. Minutes (March 20), Policy Report and Appendix; Curriculum Report; Steve Permuth Elected as Chair; Russell Kirby Elected as Vice-Chair; Tomaro Taylor Elected as Secretary; Policy Committee Chair: Ingrid Bahner; Curriculum Chair; Vonzell Agost

May 1 Policy: Agenda, Report
May 1 Curriculum: Agenda, Agenda Addendum, Agenda Course Addendum  , May 1 Report
May 8 Curriculum:  Agenda

May 15: Agenda revised 5/15/17, Minutes (May 15, 2017), Minutes (April 17), olicy Report (May 1), Curriculum:  May 1 Report (includes courses), May 8 Report, May 15 Course Addendum

 

 2015-2016

September 14, 2015    Policy Agenda, Report
September 14, 2015    Curriculum AgendaReport
September 21, 2015    Full Council Agenda, Minutes (May 2015); Council of Graduate Schools Newsletter; 2015-2016 Graduate Catalog Summary;  Linguistics and Applied Linguistic Studies - Ph.D. Proposal (Updated copy posted; including table revisions of 10-7-15) and Catalog Copy  (Note - the proposal includes Tables and CV's and is over 123 pages - note before printing!)

October 5, 2015    Policy Agenda, Report
October 5, 2015    Curriculum AgendaReport, Course Addendum
October 19, 2015   Full Council Agenda, Minutes (September2015); APPROVED:  Program Termination - Full CIP 05.0102 American Studies (BA/MA); APPROVED: New Graduate Certificates: Energy Sustainability, Global Sustainability, Sustainable Tourism, Water Sustainability

Nov 2, 2015 Policy Agenda, Policy/Fellowship Report
Nov 2, 2015 Curriculum; November Agenda, Curriculum Report 
Nov 16, 2015 Full Council Agenda, Minutes (October)

Dec 7, 2015 PolicyAgenda Policy/Fellowship Report
Dec 7, 2015 Curriculum Agenda , Curriculum Report
Dec 14, 2015 Full Council Agenda, Minutes

Jan 11 January Policy Agenda, Policy/Fellowship Report
Jan 11 Curriculum January Agenda , Curriculum Report
Jan 25 Full Council Agenda, Minutes, PH Public Health MSPH - Change in Core, New Concentration in Genetic Counseling (Approved 1/25/16)

February 1 Agenda, Policy/Fellowship Report   February 1 Curriculum Agenda  Curriculum Report, Course Addendum February 15 Agenda, Minutes,

March 7 Policy March Agenda , Policy/Fellowship Report ; Curriculum Agenda, Curriculum Report, March 21 - Full Council Agenda, Minutes

April 4 Policy April Agenda , Report; Curriculum April Agenda, Report 
April 18 Full Council : Agenda, Minutes, Policy/Fellowship Report, Transfer of Credit Responses, Curriculum Report, Course Addendum, Election of Chair, Vice-Chair; Committee Chair appointments. Roster for Eligibility

May Policy Agenda  (includes policy info in document)

May Curriculum Agenda -

May Full Council Agenda  May 16, 2016 - ALN 296

 

2014-2015

Full Council Meetings
September 22 Agenda , Minutes
October 20 Agenda, Minutes
November 17 Agenda, Minutes
December 15 Agenda, Minutes
January 26 Agenda, Career Pathways Report
February 16  Agenda, Minutes
March 16 - Agenda, Minutes, Policy/Fellowship Report, Curriculum Report and Course Addendum
April 20 - Agenda, Minutes, Policy/Fellowship Report, Curriculum Report;
May 18, 2015 - Agenda revised 5/18/15, Minutes; Common Core Discussion - BOG Email Reference; Policy/Fellowship Report; Curriculum Report

Policy Commitee Meetings
September Agenda, Report
October Agenda ,  Report
November 3 Agenda, Report - Did not meet
December 1  Agenda ,  Report
January 12 Agenda,  Report - -Reinstatement / Reapplication for Admission ; Graduate Faculty/Affiliate Graduate Faculty
February 2 Agenda; Report -USF 06-001, Reinstatement / Reapplication for Admission, Dissertation Defense 
March 2 Agenda, Report , Dissertation Defense - add that Co/MP must be physically present at the defense; -Graduate Certificate Policies -DRAFT-  bring into line with revised Transfer of Credit Policy , Academia 101 Powerpoint
April Agenda  Report
May 4 Agenda - USF 10-070 ‚Äď Representation of Ed Program Material - USF 0-206 Digital Comm- Withdrawal (W) policy; Plus/Minus Grading ‚Äď   SSUNY Info

Curriculum Commitee Meetings
September Agenda  
October Agenda, Curriculum Committee Report ; Graduate Course Addedum; Pre-proposal for the Ph.D. in Pharmacy
November 3 Agenda , Curriculum Report, Graduate Course Addedum
December 1 Agenda, Report; Dec 15 Graduate Course Addendum
January 12 Agenda , Curriculum Report
February 2 Agenda   Curriculum Report and Course Addendum
March 2 March Agenda, Curriculum Report and Course Addendum
April 6 Agenda  ; Curriculum Report  
May 4 Agenda

 

Three-Year Program Reviews
MD -Biotechnology (MSB) 200708  - Draft Report 2.5.15

2013-2015
MD -Biotechnology (MSB) 200708  - Draft Report
BA - Marketing (MSM) 200708 - Draft Report 2.5.15 reviewed/received 4/6/15
AS - Creative Writing (MFA) 200808 - reviewed 3-9-15
AS - Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) 200808 - reviewed 3-9-15
ED - Math Education (6-12) MAT - re-review - Original Information - ED -Math Ed (6-12) 1st submission; Draft Report (2nd review)   reviewed / received 4/6/15

2012-2013
NR-Nursing (DNP) and Faculty List 200608
BC-Criminal Justice Admin (MA) 200608
AS-Statistics (MS) 200608
BA-Finance (MS) 200608

2011-2012 (Pilot year)
BA -Entrepreneurship Data;
ED -Math Ed (6-12) Data
2
011-2012 Program Review Letters and Reports

 

 Annual Reports:

 

Policy Research (data/reference)

 

Policy research on Credit hours:

USF Policy 10-065: Credit hours, Alternative Methods... DRAFT - NOT APPROVED

Research Information for Credit Hour Policy - 10/3/16 policy meeting:

UC Irvine: 
Bologna Process - University of Bologna 3 year degrees may be accepted for French and German students.  http://www.grad.uci.edu/admissions/applying-to-uci/international-qualifications%20.html 
Three-Year Degrees:  UCI may accept 3 year degree from UK or British style universities
Comptency-Based Credit: 
Couldn't find evidence of competency-based learning degrees at UC Irvine. And no mention in Graduate Catalog.  The attached article was written by someone at UCI about the approach.

SUNY Univ of Buffalo: 
The University at Buffalo welcomes applications from qualified international students. Application information regarding specific programs may be obtained by contacting the academic department in which enrollment is desired. Applicants presenting international educational credentials must possess a university degree that is recognized as equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree prior to beginning graduate study. International applicants must meet the following requirements imposed by University policy and by U.S. Immigration Service regulations.
A bachelor's degree (or higher) or the equivalent from an accredited/government recognized college or university. Most such degrees will be four or more years in length; UB recognizes some three-year degrees, but not all;

University of Pittsburgh:
International Student Academic Requirements and Credentials
The minimum requirement for admission to a graduate program is the completion of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or the completion of education that the University of Pittsburgh deems comparable to a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States.
Applicants are required to submit official original academic credentials. Official original academic credentials that are issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation. In cases where the transcript (grade report, academic record, examination results, mark sheet) does not attest to the awarding of a degree or an academic qualification, a certified copy of the original certificate or diploma awarding the degree or qualification must also be submitted. Certificates or diplomas that are issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.


University of Kansas:
Each graduate program at KU determines the materials needed for making admission decisions. Click here to find information about required supporting documents. This is the same information displayed on page 4 of the application.
ē Regular admission requires a bachelor's degree and a grade-point average of at least a B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) from KU, regionally accredited institution, or foreign university with substantially equivalent bachelor's degree requirements. The bachelor's degree is not acceptable if it contains credit awarded for work experience that was not directly supervised by faculty members of an accredited university or not evaluated in units that identify the academic content.
Proof of a bachelor's degree (plus any post-bachelor's coursework/degrees) is required, as well as proof of English proficiency for international applicants and domestic non-native English speakers. Individual programs will have additional admissions requirements. Go to the Application Requirements page for more information.

University of Colorado:
Acceptance of Non-U.S. Degrees from Institutions of Higher Education
The University of Colorado Boulder requires that a bachelor degree meet the four year minimum requirement after 12 years of primary/secondary education (total of 16 years' of education). Bachelor degrees that are three years in length, usually completed after 12 years of primary/secondary school, will not be recognized as equivalent to a U.S. four-year bachelor degree by the University of Colorado Boulder. Countries that have secondary school programs ending after year 13 or higher will have the three-year bachelor degree recognized as equivalent to a U.S. four-year degree (total of 16 years of education). Countries with secondary school programs routinely ending prior to 12 years will be reviewed on an individual basis.
For applicants to a graduate program (master's or doctorate), the Office of Admissions will complete a credential evaluation of any degree completed by the student and forward it to the department to which the student is applying. Regardless of whether or not the Office of Admissions considers the degree to be equivalent to a U.S. four-year bachelor degree, the department will not be prevented from reviewing the application.
If a department wishes to admit a student with a three-year degree that is not considered equivalent to a U.S. four-year degree, a provisional admission is required. The standard Graduate School provisional admission process must be followed.
Australia, Bologna Process countries, Canada, India, Israel, South Africa, and Sri Lanka are just some of the countries that have three-year degrees that may be evaluated as not equivalent to a U.S. four-year degree.

University of Arizona:
Please look at this website, which is the most specific one I have seen so far:
https://grad.arizona.edu/tools/intladmissionsreqs

University of Virginia:
Credit From Foreign Institutions
The University of Virginia grants credit for courses taken at recognized foreign tertiary-level educational institutions. Foreign educational institutions that are chartered and authorized by their respective national governments (generally through the Ministries of Education) are considered ďrecognized.Ē Credit is awarded for courses judged to have been completed at a C level or above. The amount of credit granted does not exceed that given for the comparable University course. The University of Virginia applies the general guidelines for awarding credit given by the National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Student Credentials and the National Association for Foreign Student Affairs.
Credit By Examination
The University of Virginia participates in the Advanced Placement Examinations Program of the Educational Testing Service and the International Baccalaureate Examination Program. Students who receive grades deemed satisfactory by the academic unit to which they seek admission may receive academic credit. The University does not participate in the College Level Examination Program, the College Proficiency Exam, or the USAFI and DANTES programs of the United States Military Forces.

University of Georgia:
UG has a country specific list of requirements, found at:
http://grad.uga.edu/index.php/prospective-students/international-application-information/international-supplement/country-specific/
For example, this is what they say for India:
U.S. Bachelorís Equivalency: A three-year bachelorís degree is not equivalent to the U.S. bachelorís degree. A four-year bachelorís degree, a three-year bachelorís plus a masterís degree, or a three-year bachelorís plus completion of first year of the masterís program from a recognized institution by the Association of Indian University (AIU) or All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

GC Credit hour Information (Summary of Pittsburg through Georgia on one document)

Research Info:   3 year admission Iowa/Az, UIC Program hours, Credit Transfer
UGA UCI Research,   Engineering, Admissions -SUNY Buffalo

Credentialing - USF COB, NC State University,  Rutgers; Pittsburgh: http://www.bulletins.pitt.edu/graduate/regulations2.htm#Anchor-Regulations-11481, http://www.bulletins.pitt.edu/graduate/regulations.htm, SUNY Withdrawal - Rutgers Transfer of Credit - Rutgers For future discussion or reference -Accelerated Program- (Word doc) clarify wording for when students are moved to graduate status (alleviate financial aid issues....) 
Academia 101 Powerpoint; http://www.grad.usf.edu/inc/linked-files/academics/Curriculum/BOG_Reg_8.011_CORE.pdf