University Faculty Senate Committee on Undergraduate Studies

 

December 7, 2006

 

MINUTES

 

 

I.                    Old Business: Multiculture (attachment) (attachment) (attachment) (attachment) The MC submissions were broken down into 5 sections for the committee members to review. The members will team up and pick a number in order to conduct the reviews. The teams and numbers are as follows:

1.      Chuck Mason & Rivers Singleton

2.      Joe DiMartile & Rick Hall

3.      Lou Hirsh & John Madsen

4.      John Courtright & Lance Holt

5.      Tom Johnston & Harris Ross

 

II.                 New Business:

 

a.       Request for the revision of the Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree program (attachment) (attachment) (attachment) - Approved

 

b.      Request for the revision of the Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree program (attachment) (attachment) (attachment) - Approved

 

c.       Request from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources for a change in the breadth requirements for all majors in the College except Engineering Technology. (attachment) (attachment) Amy will contact Karen Anunis for clarifications

 

d.      Request for the disestablishment of the major in Food Business Management and Technology (attachment) Karren will contact Steve Hastings for further rationale

 

e.       Request for the revision of the minor in Art (attachment) Amy will get clarifications

 

f.        Request for the revision of the Major in Psychology Education (attachment) Amy will ask about the Psyc changes

 

g.       Request to disestablish a concentration in History (attachment) - Approved

 

h.       Request to revise a major in Communication (attachment) Amy will contact Charlie Pavitt for clarifications

 

i.         Request to add concentrations in History Education (attachment) Amy will get clarifitications

 

j.        Request to revise the major in German Education (attachment) Amy will get wording clarifications

 

k.      Request to revise the minor in German Studies (attachment) Amy will get rationale

 

l.         Request to revise the major in Anthropology (attachment)- Approved

 

m.     Request to revise the major in Anthropology Education (attachment) - Approved

 

n.       Request to change the name of the Art Dept from Fine Arts and Visual Communications back to the Department of Art (attachment) - Approved

 

o.      Request to delete Art 114/115 degree requirement (attachment) Amy will contact for FYE what are they going to do about it?

 

p.      Request to revise the major in East Asian Studies (attachment) Needs supporting documentation, Karren will contact Cindy Shenkle for the originals and ask about the supporting documentation from the other departments

 

q.      Request to revise the concentration in Creative Writing (attachment) Amy will talk with English concerning q t and v y They will be discussed at the next UGS meeting on 12-14-06

 

r.        Request to revise the concentration in Drama (attachment)

 

s.       Request to revise the concentration in Film (attachment)

 

t.        Request to revise the concentration in Ethnic and Culture Studies (attachment)

 

u.       Request to add an undergraduate minor in Journalism (attachment) Approved

 

v.       Request to revise the major/concentration in Literary Studies (attachment)

 

w.     Request to revise the major/concentration in Professional Writing (attachment)

 

x.       Request to revise the English minor (attachment)

 

y.       English information regarding proposals (attachment)

 

z.       Request to revise the minor in Medical Humanities Philosophy (attachment) Approved