UNIVERSITY FACULTY SENATE COMMITTEE ON UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
12:00 noon 2nd Floor Conference Room Visitor Center
UGS Item13 E - 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 F Catalogue Edits / Department Web Links / Curriculum Updates Naomi and Steve memo
sent to Assistant Deans.
UGS Item13 I - 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 K - 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 J - Requiring UGS signature on the Credit Transfer Form. No action taken.
UGS Item13 M - New Math Placement Exam. Steve will ask rep from MATH Department to meet with UGS.
UGS Item13 N Changes to CAS Breadth List Each member should bring this to the attention
of their Dean. Perhaps, a resolution from UGS expressing concern. This has been rescinded.
UGS Item13 O Request from CHEG to change curricula in current catalogue. Email sent to Chuck and Doug requesting clarification. Proposal can be voted on Jan 15th.
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. The course issue is resolved by APEC and CHEG. Proposal can be voted on Jan 15th.
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. The resolution has been amended to satisfy our concerns. Proposal can be voted on Jan 15th.
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)
Steve sent email(s) for Items 16-22.
UGS0343 23 Request to revise the math requirements to the BS Food and Agribusiness Management Major (attachment)
UGS0344 24 Request to add a new Minor in Data Management Analytics (attachment)
UGS0321 26 Request to revise the Ecology Major (attachment)
UGS0322 27 Request to revise the Ecology Honors Degree (attachment)
UGS0323 28 Request to revise the Wildlife Conservation Major (attachment)
UGS0324 29 Request to revise the Biomedical Engineering Degree Program (attachment)
UGS0345 30 Request to add an Integrated Design Minor within the College of Engineering (attachment)
UGS0311 31 Request to revise the Early Teacher Education Major (attachment)
UGS0312 32 Request to revise the Major in Early Childhood Education (attachment)
Request to add a MA in Childhood Foreign Language Education with 4 + 1 options: BSEd in Elementary Teacher Education/MA in Childhood Foreign Language Education, BS in Early Childhood Education/MA in Childhood Foreign Language Education
1. GRDUGS0325 - 33 MA in Childhood Foreign Language Education, 4+1 option: BS in Early Childhood Education/MA in Childhood Foreign Language Education (attachment) (attachment) (attachment) (attachment budget statement)
UGS0337 36 Request to revise the Medical Scholars Program BALS-MSP (attachment)
UGS0338 37 Request to revise the BS Major in Physics (attachment)
UGS0339 38 Request to revise the BS Major in Physics Astronomy/Astrophysics (attachment)