MINUTES OF THE GRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MEETING
October 27, 2005

3:00 PM

College of Science Conference Room

2nd Floor Administration Building (Tech Tower)



PRESENT:    Green (Math), Pikowsky (REG), Saunders (CEE), Davis (PSY), Babensee (BME), Parsons (MGT), Venkateswaran (CoC), Peponis (CoA), Smith (AE), Parker (ISyE)

VISITORS: Trebino (Physics), Grigoriev (Physics), Kilroy (GRAD), Vito (CoE)

 

1.      A motion was made to approve the minutes of August 25 and September 27. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.

 

2.      A motion was made to approve the recommendations of the petitions subcommittee. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.

 

Subcommittee Recommendations from October 19, 2005

Reason for Petition

Approve

Total

Deny

Total

Late withdrawal from course

2

 

1

 

Late withdrawal from school

2

 

 

 

Late change of grade

 

 

1

 

Waiver of 7-year Rule

2

 

 

 

Change grade basis of course

1

 

 

 

Remove W grades from transcript

 

 

1

 

Waiver of 6-year rule

 

 

 

 

Extend Incomplete grades

 

 

1

 

TOTALS:

 

7 Approved

 

4 Denied

 

Subcommittee Recommendations from October 24, 2005

Reason for Petition

Approve

Total

Deny

Total

Waiver of 6-year rule

1

 

 

 

Substitute grade from another institution for GA Tech course in which C grade was earned.

 

 

1

 

Readmission as a special student after drop

1

 

 

 

TOTALS:

 

2 Approved

 

1 Denied

 

3.      There was no news to report on the liaisons to IRC and Executive Board.

 

4.      A motion was made to approve two new courses from Physics (6567 and 7268). The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.

 

NEW COURSES

 

PHYS 6567 Ultrafast Optics 3-0-3

 

PHYS 7268 Spatio-Temporal Dynamics and Pattern Formation†† 3-0-3

 

5.      A motion was made to approve CEEís participation in the BioEngineering Graduate Program, allowing them to offer the Masterís and PhD degrees in BioEngineering. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.

 

6.      A motion was made to approve a request from Management for a new course (MGT 6304). The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.

 

NEW COURSE

 

MGT 6304 Customer Relationship Management 3-0-3

 

7.      It was agreed that the workload for this committee remains manageable at this point in time. The Chair will attend the Executive Board meeting to report this and to be involved in the general discussion of student petitions and the work of the curriculum committees.

 

8.      The Registrar noted that originals of all curricular proposals need to be submitted in advance to the Registrarís Office (Angie Bradd, Room 101). Proposals without proper documentation and signatures cannot be moved forward in the process.

 

9.      The next meeting date is tentatively set for November 16 at 4:00. The Chair will confirm this date and set an agenda.

 

Adjourned,

 

Reta Pikowsky

Registrar