Faculty Senate Coordinating Committee on Education


Thursday, February 18, 2010





I.                   Old Business:

II.                New Business:

Graduate Studies

a.      Request for a new Ph.D. program in Applied Physiology (attachment)

b.      Request for a new MD+MBA dual degree program (attachment)

c.       Request for revision to the MBA program (attachment)

d.      Request for revisions to the MPA program (MPA Curriculum Proposed Chart and Revised Program Policy Statement – MA in HP and MPA changes final version – Faculty Senate Form) (attachment) (attachment)

e.      Certificate Program in Historic Preservation (attachment)

f.        Request for a New Professional MAHP degree (attachment)

g.      Request to revise degree requirements for the MALS Program (attachment)

h.      Request to revise the concentration in the Master of Music Program (attachment)

i.        Request to revise the degree requirements for the Political Science and International Relations Program (may be sending in a new Senate form with wording edits but no content changes to this proposal) (attachment)

j.        Changes in degree requirements for the MS in Mathematics (attachment)

k.      Changes to the MS in Applied Mathematics, (attachment)

l.        Changes to the PHD in Mathematics (attachment)

m.    Changes to the  PHD in Applied Mathematics (attachment)

n.      Changes MS in Biological Sciences: Molecular Biology and Genetics Concentrations (attachment)

o.      Changes PhD in Biological Sciences: Molecular Biology and Genetics Concentrations (attachment)

p.      4+1 in Mechanical Engineering (attachment)

q.      new Certificate in Parent Family (attachment)

r.       new Certificate in Early Language Literacy (attachment)

s.       new Certificate in Leadership in Early Childhood and Human Services (attachment)

t.        new name for concentration in Public Nonprofit Management and Leadership to Human Services Leadership (attachment added 2/19/10)

u.      Request to revise 4+1 in BS and MS in Human Services Leadership concentration (attachment ) 

v.      Revisions to the Graduate Handbook in Human Development and Family Studies (handbook changes)




Undergraduate Studies


a.      Request for a revision to FLL – Secondary Education Programs – EDUC 400 (attachment)

b.      Request to make Black American Studies a Department (attachment)

c.       Request to make Women’s Studies a Department (attachment) (revised attachment)

d.      Request to revise minor in Music – Jazz Studies (attachment)

e.      Request to revise minor in Astronomy (attachment)

f.        Request to revise concentration – BA Communication (attachment)

g.      Request to revise the minor: BA in Japanese (attachment)

h.      Request to add an Honors BS degree in Neuroscience (attachment)

i.        Request to add a new Major in Biomedical Engineering (BBE) (attachment) (revised email attachment) (resolution doc 3-5-10)

j.        Revise Major in Athletic Training (revised attachment) (attachment) (attachment support letter)

k.      Request to divide an existing academic department into two separate departments (attachment) (revised attachment)

l.        Request to revise Medical Scholars Program (attachment) (revised attachment) (revised attachment)

m.    Revise curriculum for the Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (attachment) (attachment) (attachment) (attachment)

n.      Dean’s Council Proposal (attachment) (attachment)

o.      Request to add a minor in Educational Technology (MNET)  (attachment) (revised attachment 3-8-10)

p.      Request for the revision to the Elementary Teacher Education Major (attachment)



I.                   Other:

II.                Adjournment: