Georgia Institute of Technology
2008-2009 Annual Report
Graduate Curriculum Committee
October 20, 2009, 3-5:00 p.m., Ferst Center for the Arts
General Faculty Assembly and Academic Senate (State of the Institute Address - Fall Meeting of the General Faculty)
Members: David Anderson, Julie Babensee, Bridget Barry, Robert Butera, Jim Craig, Beth Davis , Steven French, Alex Gray, Leo Mark, Luis Martins, Janet Murray, Gary Parker, John Peponis, Gail Potts, David Rosen, Emilson Silva, Vinod Singhal, Marilyn Smith, Francesca Storici, Reta Pikowsky, and Raymond Vito
Meetings: The GCC held 12 meetings during the 2008-2009 academic year plus additional meetings on focused topics such as program reviews. The work of the committee falls into three main categories which are curricular items, program reviews, and student petitions. Activities in each of these areas are outlined below. Gary Parker served as Chair of the Committee. Julie Babensee served as Vice Chair of the Committee.
Curriculum Items: Over the 2008-2009 academic year, the GCC approved several modifications and additions to Georgia Tech’s degrees.
32 New courses were approved in:
Changes to existing courses were approved in the following areas:
New Degrees or Concentrations
New Joint Degree Programs
Changes were approved that affected the following degree programs:
Program Reviews were accepted in the following areas:
Student Petitions and Appeals: The Graduate Committee acted on 96 student petitions. In 2007-2008 the Committee acted on 79 petitions.
Gary Parker, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Chair, GCC, 2008-2009