MINUTES OF THE GRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MEETING

June 13, 2002

 

PRESENT: Bostrom, (PUBP), Green (MATH), Hertel (ME), Jagoda (AE), McDowell (ME), McIver (REG), Peterson (ECE) Venkateswaran  (COC)

 

VISITORS: Kilroy, (GS&R), Tone (HTS)

 

1.       Jo McIver submitted a report of the actions taken by the petitions sub-committee. A motion was made to accept the report.  The motion was seconded and approved.  Unanimous.

 

2.       The SCHOOL OF HISTORY, TECHNOLOGY, and SOCIETY requested that the degree names for their Masters and PHD degrees be changed from “History of Technology” to “History and Sociology of Technology and Science”. After discussion, a motion was made to approve the request.  The motion was seconded and approved.  Unanimous.

 

 

3.       The COLLEGE OF COMPUTING requested the following new course and to make two courses inactive.  A motion was made to approve the request.  The motion was seconded and approved.  Unanimous.

 

NEW COURSE

CS  6505   Computability, Algorithms, and Complexity   3-0-3

 

COURSES TO BE MADE INACTIVE

CS 6500  INTRO TO ALGORITHMS

CS 6510  AUTOMATA THEORY

 

4.       The COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE requested that students with provisional diplomas of architect DPLG be given full graduate standing based on the fact that these students would be eligible in France to register for the order of architects.  After much discussion, a motion was made to have Maureen Kilroy research this further and bring the request back to the Committee. The motion was seconded and approved.  Unanimous.

 

5.      The SCHOOL OF CIVIL AND ENVIONMENTAL ENGINEERING requested the approval of a five-year BS-MS program in Civil and Environmental Engineering.  There was discussion concerning these programs in general, mainly in the area of standardization of requirements for admissions to the programs as well as continuation in the programs.  A motion was made to approve the request subject to not including a notation in the comment section of the transcript. The motion was seconded and approved.  6 yes, 1 abstention.

 

6.       The committee reviewed 13 petitions.  All were approved unless noted:

 

5-to waive 6/7-year rule

5-to change course(s) to “W(s)

1-to delete “w” grades from schedule (denied)

1-to change status to full and use courses taken as special student

1-to change standing to good

 

 

 

 

Adjourned,

 

 

 

M. Jo McIver

Registrar

 

 

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