Georgia Institute of Technology

Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Full Committee (Academic Matters and Petitions)

 Wednesday, July 18, 2007


Present: Parsons (MGT), Pikowsky (REG), Seitzman (AE), Stasko (IC), Webster (CEE)


Visitors: None


Academic Matters


The Committee acknowledged the College of Management’s intent to implement a GPA requirement for change of major.




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

The committee heard one in-person appeal and reviewed petitions remaining from the previous meeting as well as new petitions.  All were approved except as noted:


1-appeal for selective withdrawals (approved) and waiver of the 36-hour rule (denied)

1-to change status of PHYS 2699, taken Spring 2007, to pass/fail

3-late withdrawals

1-selective withdrawals (denied)

1-Fall 2007 readmission after first drop

1-concurrent enrollment Fall 2007 (denied)

1-to count 11.88 credits of social science to complete social science requirements

1-to waive 10-year rule

2-Fall 2007 readmission after second drop (1denied)

1-to withdraw Summer 2007 and return Fall 2007

2-to exceed maximum number of registration hours (1denied)

1-to receive credit for MUSI courses taken twice in error


1-no action


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:


6- Fall 2007 readmission after first drop

2-return Fall 2007 after withdrawing Summer

1-to count “D” grade in MATH 2401 despite “F” grade in second attempt