Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Full Committee (Administrative Matters, Academic Matters, and Petitions)
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Present: Benkeser (BME), Kubanek (BIOL), Parsons (MGT), Pikowsky (REG), Schatz (PHYS), Isbell (CoC), Agrawal (ChBE), Barke (PUBP), Seitzman (AE), Colton (ME), Mihail (CoC), Stein (ODOS), Weinberg (ARCH), Chang (MGT)
Visitors: Bradd (REG), Braga (Liaison/Executive Board), Webster (CEE), Akins (DoPP), Bozark (DoPP), Vito (Provost’s Office)
Note: All action items in these minutes require approval by the Academic Senate. In some instances, items may require further approval by the Board of Regents or the University System of Georgia. If the Regents' approval is required, the change is not official until notification is received from the Board to that effect. Items that are marked below with an asterisk (*) require USG and/or BOR approval and are not official until approval has been received. Academic units should take no action on these items until USG and/or BOR approval is secured. In addition, units should take no action on any of the items below until these minutes have been approved by the Academic Senate or the Executive Board.
2. A request from the College of Management for pre-requisite changes was acknowledged. No concerns were expressed.
Pre-requisite Modifications (Informational Item)
Remove MGT 3101(Organizational Behavior) as pre-req for MGT 3660 International Business
Remove MGT 3062 (Finance) as pre-req for MGT 4670 (Entrepreneurship)
Add MGT 4026 Financial Reporting and Analysis I as pre-req for MGT 4027 Financial Reporting and Analysis II
3. A motion was made to approve a request from the Division of Professional Practice for six new courses and deactivate 8 current courses. The motion was seconded and approved.
INTN 3016 Work Abroad Semester 0-0-6
INTN 3019 Work Abroad Semester 0-0-9
INTN 2006 Internship Semester 0-0-6
INTN 2009 Internship Semester 0-0-9
INTN 4006 Internship Semester 0-0-6
INTN 4009 Internship Semester 0-0-9
Note: There was a typographical error in the 8-term plan that has now been corrected.
BIOL 4015 Cancer Biology and Biotechnology 3-0-3
BIOL 4417 Marine Ecology (course # chosen to reflect cross-listing with currently offered BIOL 6417) 3-0-3
BIOL 4620 Aquatic Chemical Ecology (course # chosen to reflect cross-listing with currently offered BIOL 6620) 3-0-3
BIOL 2811, 2812, 2813, 2814, 2815 (Special Topics) – not used since 2003. We use BIOL 280x instead.
BIOL 3332 (Stats & Math Biology) – replaced by BIOL 4401
BIOL 4010 (Aquatic Ecol) – to be replaced by new course BIOL 4xxx (Marine
BIOL 4290 (Rec DNA Proj Lab) – replaced by BIOL 4590
BIOL 4390 (Micro Proj Lab) – replaced by BIOL 4590
BIOL 4400 (Exp Dgn & Stat Meth) – replaced by BIOL 4401
BIOL 4430 (Env Sustainability) – not taught since 2002
BIOL 4442 (Plant Phys Lab) – not taught since 2002
BIOL 4469 (Molec Biol) – not taught since 2005 and no plans to be taught in future
BIOL 4490 (Ecol Proj Lab) – replaced by BIOL 4590
BIOL 4571 (Immunochem Lab) – not taught since 2002
BIOL 4600 (Evolution) – replaced by BIOL 3600
NEW COURSES - TABLED
BIOL 2xxx Bioneers 1-0-1
BIOL 4xxx Biologically Inspired Design 3-0-3
Note: The tabled proposals will be taken up at the next meeting. The course numbers will be finalized and questions related to cross-listings will be addressed. The course number for BIOL 4417 is confirmed.
Note: The College of Management will follow up with the International Plan Committee on this question.
for a new course. The motion was seconded and approved.
COA 4010 History of the Construction Industry 3-0-3
Note: The course was approved, but without the Social Science attribute. The procedure for assigning core attributes will be examined at a later date and procedures put into place to ensure appropriate and thorough review of such questions.