University Faculty Senate Committee on Undergraduate Studies
Monday, December 2, 2013
12:00 Noon Conference Room (Second Floor) in Visitors Center
AGENDA and Follow-up
UGS Item13 1 University Breadth Issue
Approval process and UGS role. Resolution approved and sent to CCE. Email sent to A/As and College C and C Chairs. Requests are
coming to Steve UGS Item13 - 2 - Review of the 2015-2016
Academic Calendar (Jeff) - Approved.
UGS Item13 3 - Faculty Handbook 3.1.7 Class Meetings/Size (attachment) Jeff will revise and bring back. Revision approved and sent to CCE and EXEC for comments (11/20)
UGS Item13 4 CAS and University Breadth Lists
update from Avron no change at current time.
UGS Item13 5 On line Course Policy update from Steve, Karren this was discussed at the November Faculty Senate Meeting and returned to UGS with issues (see my attached notes) Steve will discuss with PCS.
UGS Item13 6 Catalogue Edits / Department Web Links / Curriculum Updates update from Naomi and Steve memo revision in progress
UGS Item13 7 Request
from Dean Morse (CAS) to Permanent Status Report update from Steve email
sent; response back from Dean Watson and Dr. Byrne. Approved 1 year extension. Dean
Morse and Dr. Byrne notified 11/20; Karren to send official notification.
UGS Item13 8 (Jeff and Naomi) Naomi will distribute samples of each for our review. Reviewed draft and Naomi will edit for final review.
UGS Item13 9 First Year Seminars Proposal from Avron forthcoming. Avron presented proposed learning outcomes. He will discuss with A/A Deans and bring back to UGS.
UGS Item13 10 Discussion concerning UD Policy 8 week deadline to change
to P/F/W or L(Audit) (Morling) no change
UGS Item13 11 Discussion of motion from senate floor concerning undergraduate credit for MOOCs not constructed by UD faculty. Karren will send out a copy. No action taken.
UGS Item13 12 Requiring UGS signature on the Credit Transfer Form. No action taken.
UGS Item13 13
UGS 0300 14 Revise major in Chemical Engineering (attachment) No action taken. Steve will suggest CHEG discuss new statistics course with APEC to avoid challenge.
UGS/GRD 0301-15 Request to move the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy (CEEP) from the College of Engineering to the College of Arts and Sciences (attachment) Email sent to Dean Morse and Dr. Byrnes asking for revised ENEP curricula and approval of it by CAS EAC, 11/22/13.
UGS0313-16 Request to revise the French Studies BA major (attachment)
UGS0314-17 Request to revise the Italian Studies BA major (attachment)
UGS0315-18 Request to revise the Russian Studies BA major (attachment)
UGS0316-19 Request to revise the German Studies BA major (attachment)
UGS0317-20 Request to revise the Japanese Studies BA major (attachment)
UGS0318-21 Request to revise the Spanish Studies minor (attachment)
UGS0319-22 Request to add a minor in European Studies (attachment)