MINUTES
Institute Graduate Curriculum Committee

College of Engineering Conference Room

3rd Floor Tech Tower
March 16, 2006

 

 

PRESENT: Green (MATH), Parsons (MGT), Smith (AE), Venkateswaran (CoC), Craig (AE), Pikowsky (Registrar),

 

VISITORS: Kilroy (Graduate Studies), Potts (Graduate Admissions), Chernoff (BIOL), Cunnold (EAS), Bradd (Registrar)

 

1. The Minutes of February 21, 2006 were already approved electronically and were accepted by the Academic Senate at its February 28, 2006 meeting.

2. A motion was made to accept the recommendations of the Student Petitions Subcommittee. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.

 

Reason for Petition

 

 

Approved

Denied

Tabled

Comments

Use 3 ISyE credit hours in ISyE 8900 toward M.S. Thesis requirements in Math (use ISyE 8900 instead of Math 7000)

 

 

1

No action, signature needed from Math dept. before Committee can make decision. TABLED

One semester extension of the graduate course option

 

1

 

 

 

 

Waiver of 6-year rule

2

 

 

 

Waiver of two consecutive terms of full-time enrollment

1

 

 

 

Late withdrawal from school

2

 

 

 

Retroactive approval of concurrent enrollment Spring 2002

1

 

 

 

Late course withdrawal

2

 

 

 

Remove “W” grade from Spring 2006 course

1

 

 

 

TOTALS:

10

 

1

 



3. A motion was made to approve the request from the College of Computing for a new course, CS 6770: Mixed Reality Experience Design. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous. [Note: The approval is contingent upon receipt of the appropriate signatures.]

 

 

 

NEW COURSE

CS 6770 Mixed Reality Experience Design  2-3-3

 

[Note: course number on original request was 6760 – Registrar’s Office found this number unusable and assigned a new number, 6770.]

4. A motion was made to approve the request from the School of Biology to change the name of the MS and PhD degrees from "Applied Biology" to "Biology". The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.

5. A motion was made to approve the request from the School of Earth and Atmospheric Science for a new graduate certificate in Remote Sensing. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.


6. The request for curriculum changes in the MSPO program (Applied Physiology) was removed from the agenda for necessary revisions.

7. A call for volunteers to read and summarize this year’s program reviews resulted in the following assignments: ACO – M. Smith and J. Craig; INTA, L. Parsons and H. Venkateswaran; HCI – no assignments yet; AE, ChBE, and Math still on schedule to be done this year, but not yet received.

 

8. A motion was made to approve the admission of a student with a three-year degree from Hong Kong that is not recognized by AACRAO as equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in the United States. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.  [Special Note: This decision is an exception, a one-time waiver of policy and should not be construed as setting a precedent.]

 

9. The next meeting will be April 6, 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM.

 

Adjourned,

 

Reta Pikowsky

Registrar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Addendum: Subcommittee Recommendations on Petitions