MINUTES OF THE GRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE

December 7, 2000

 

Members Present: Hertel (ME), Jagoda (AE), Kahn (CEE), McIver (REG), McDowell (ME), Parsons (DCOM), Peters (GSG), Peterson (ECE), Will (CEE)

Visitors: Carlen (MATH)

 

  1. A petition for an undergraduate student to take graduate courses without the 2.7 GPA was heard. Eric Carlen from Math was present to discuss the petition. After much discussion the following motions were made.

A motion was made to deny the request to have the Math 4803 course taken Summer 2000 changed to a graduate number. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.

A motion was made to approve the request to have the two Math 4803 courses taken Fall 2000 changed to Math 6451 and Math 6580. The motion was seconded and approved. (6-2-0)

A motion was made to approve the request to take Math 6452 Spring 2001. The motion was seconded and approved. (6-2-0)

  1. A student appeal of a petition to withdraw from ISYE 6101 past the deadline was heard. A motion was made to approve the appeal. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.
  2. A motion was made to accept the sub-committee’s report on petition review. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.
  3. The minutes of November 14, 2000 were previously approved electronically.
  4. The committee noted the following changes submitted by the School of Mathematics.

Change the pre-requisites for the following courses:

Math 6640 from None to Math 4640

Math 6645 from Math 4317 to Math 4317 and Math 4640

Math 6646 from Math 2403 and Math 4317 to Math 2403 and Math 4640

Math 6647 from none to Math 4642

  1. Nolan Hertel gave a brief report of the Academic Senate meeting on December 6, 2000. All items from the Graduate Committee were approved.
  2. Twenty-three student petitions were reviewed by the committee, all were approved unless noted:

4-to withdraw Fall 2000 and/or return Spring 2001

7-to withdraw past deadline

5-to waive 6/7 year rule

1-to register for course past registration deadline (denied)

1-to use EAS course for other EAS course

1-to process grade change past deadline

1-to extend time for PHD through December 2001

1-to be concurrently enrolled at Ga. Tech and Emory

1-undergrad to take graduate courses without 2.7 gpa

1-to use 15 hours of MSE 9000 for masters thesis.

  1. The Dean of Student Services reported the following actions:

CEE-two students

placed on disciplinary probation through Fall 2000; will receive a grade of "0" on assignment in question in MATH 6341.

CEE-one student

placed on indefinite disciplinary warning; will receive a grade of "0" on assignment in question and assigned grade for ISYE 6669.

IE- one student

placed on disciplinary probation through fall 2001; will receive an "F" in MATH 4022, fall 2000.

IE-one student

placed on disciplinary warning; assigned grade for ISYE 6669 will drop one letter grade Fall 2000.

STFE- one student

placed on indefinite warning; assigned grade for CS 6500 will drop two letter grades Summer 2000.

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Adjourned,

M. Jo McIver

Registrar