Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Spring Petitions Sub-Committee (Petitions)

Wednesday, February 25, 2009


Present: Pikowsky (REG), Riley (ECE), Castro (COA), Bottomley (CHEM), Seitzman (AE), Stein (DOS)


Visitors: Senft (REG), Jones (REG)




  1. Student Petitions Considered and Voted-Upon by the Committee

All were approved except as noted:


4-   Waiver of 36- hour rule (3 denied)

5-   Change in grade basis of course

6-   Term withdrawal (1 denied)

2-   Use ECON2105 and 2106 instead of ECON2100 to meet degree requirements

2-   Readmit second drop (1 denied)

1-   Add three research hours to schedule (1 denied)

            1-   Grade substitution allowed after 4th semester (1 denied)

            4-   Remove W grade from transcript (4 denied)

            1-   Register for two research hours    (1 denied)

1-      Reduce research hours (1 denied)

1-      Late grade substitution (1 denied)

            1-   Grant degree with less than 2.0 GPA (1 denied)

1-      Use 08-09 Catalog to graduate

1-       Selective withdrawal from PSYC course (1 denied)



2.         Petitions Handled by Administrative Decision

The following petitions met the guidelines for “Administrative Action,” and were

decided by the Registrar under the authority granted to her by the Committee. All

were approved except as noted:


            1-   Return SP09 after withdrawing FA08

            11-   Readmit 1st drop (2 denied)

            6-   Receive a minor with 15 hours    

            6-   Waiver of the 10-year rule

1-       Course Substitution to meet degree requirements






Reta Pikowsky