Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

  Petitions (Petitions Subcommittee Meeting)

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013


Present: Wilkinson (CHEM), Sankar (AE), Smith (ME), Hollengreen (ARCH), Agrawal (ChBE), Loss (MATH),  Yaszek (LMC), Pikowsky (REG), Stein (ODOS)


Visitors: Appel-Sillbaugh (ODOS), Senft (REG)





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

All were approved except as noted:


11-36-hour rule waiver (6 Denied, 2 Tabled)

3-Hour overload requests for the Summer 2013 term (1 Tabled)

6-Hour overload request for the Fall 2013 term (1 Denied)

3-Term withdrawal/return for SU13 (1 Denied, 1 Return Denied)

18-Term withdrawal (2 Denied)

9-Selective withdrawal (5 Denied)

            1-Use transfer credit for course failed at Tech (1 Denied)


  1. 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:


6-Readmit after 1st dismissal for the Fall 2013 term (1 Denied)

2-Readmit after 1st dismissal for the Summer 2013 term

5-Return for the Summer 2013 term after withdrawing from the Spring 2013 term

3-10-year rule waiver

2-Use both instances of MUSI course towards degree requirement

1-Count MGT3660 towards Global Perspectives requirement (1 Denied)

5-Request to register for more than 18 hours during Phase 1 registration

1-Use CS2110 to meet the Free Elective requirement

1-Allow BME 4698 to appear on transcript (late registration)

1-Withdraw from Fall 2012 ROTC courses- Cross-enrolled student

1-Allow ECON2105 taken Pass-Fail to count towards Social Science requirement

1-Change Grade mode from letter grade to Pass-Fail

2-Allow CS4475 to count towards CS Degree requirement

1-Allow grade change after course had converted from I to F

1-Allow HTS 3080 to fulfill Social Science requirement

1-Count 15 hours of graduate coursework taken as an Undergraduate towards M.S. Degree (Graduate Committee also has jurisdiction)

1-Count six hours of BIOL4803 toward Minor

1-Allow courses taken on the quarter system to fulfill the U.S. Perspectives requirement


3.  Student Appeals Considered and Voted on by the Committee

      All approved except where noted:


      1- Readmission after 2nd Dismissal






Reta Pikowsky