Georgia Institute of Technology

Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Full Committee (Academic Matters and Petitions)

 Wednesday, June 13, 2007


PresentBarke (PUBP), Ferri (ME), Gimbel (for Parsons-MGT), Schatz (PHYS), Seitzman (AE), Stasko (IC), Tone (HTS), Webster (CEE), Williams (ECE), Howson (for Pikowsky-REG)


Visitors: Johnson-Marshall (ODOS)


1. Academic matters.


      A motion was made to approve the program review report for the School of Physics.  The motion was seconded and approved.


2. Petitions


            Student Petitions Considered and Voted-Upon by the Committee

      The committee reviewed appeals, petitions tabled from the last meeting, and new petitions. All were approved except as noted:


      2-appealed committee’s previous decision for readmission Fall 2007, after second drop (1denied)

      1-appealed committee’s previous decision to withdraw INTA 2010, Spring 2007

      1-appealed committee’s previous decision to waive departmental requirement of sitting out 2 terms for academic dismissal (denied)

      3-late withdrawals (1denied)

      1-to waive the 36-hour rule

      1-to extend the deadline for removing the Incomplete in COA 2001 and NR in Phys 2213

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

      1-to add three hours of independent study to Summer 2007 schedule

      1-to substitute MUSI 2040 as humanities credit (denied)



            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:


      25- Fall 2007 readmission after first drop

      3-return Fall 2007 after withdrawing Summer

      1-Spring late withdrawal




Shawn Howson, Assistant Registrar for

Reta Pikowsky, Registrar