MINUTES OF THE UNDERGRADUTATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MEETING
PRESENT: Dowling (ARCH), Guzdial (COC), Hughes (ECE), Jarrett (ARCH), Kohl (ChE), Lacey (MATH), Lynch (ME), McMath (V. PROVOST), McIver (REG), Moran (CHEM), Parker (SGA Student Rep), Parsons (MGT), Schneider (MGT), Stasko (COC), Wills (ECE)
A motion was made
to approve the minutes of the
A correction to
Requirements for Minors
Chinese -- 2002, 3003, 3004 and 9 hours electives in Chinese
French -- 3121 or 3030, and 4001 and 12 hours electives in French
German -- 2 courses from 3011, 3024, 3025 and 12 hours electives in German
Japanese -- 2001,2002,3001,3002 and 6 hours electives in Japanese
Spanish -- 3101 or 3102, 3111 or 3112, and 12 hours electives in Spanish
3. Chairman Hughes reported that he had met with David Braine (Athletics Director), Chan Gailey (football coach), Barbara Hall (Assoc. VP of Enrollment Services), and Jo McIver (Registrar) to discuss the Committee’s concerns regarding the academic advising of student athletes. He felt that the meeting was productive and that the Athletic Association understood the issues. They indicated that changes were being made in their academic center to address the concerns.
4. Vice-Provost McMath reported that the minor in Legal Studies had been resubmitted to the Chancellor’s Office as a Minor in Science, Technology and Law and approval is expected.
5. The Department of Biomedical Engineering requested the following changes to BMED courses and the BS degree. A motion was made to approve the changes. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.
Add BIOL 1510 as a required course for the degree
Reduce the technical elective hours from 17 to 13.
No net change in hours required for the degree.
Add BIOL 1510 as a pre-requisite with concurrency for BMED 1300
Add MATH 2403 as a pre-requisite with concurrency for BMED 2300.
MATH 3022 Honors Applied Combinatorics (3-0-3)
7. The Dupree College of Management requested the following new courses. A motion was made to approve the request. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.
MGT 4610 Law, Management, and Economics (3-0-3)
MGT 4310 Electronic Commerce and Marketing (3-0-3)
MGT 4066 Corporate Restructuring (3-0-3)
8. The COLLEGE OF COMPUTING requested that the course CS 4803, Introduction to Media Computation, to be offered Spring term 2003, be used to satisfy the Core Area B requirement. A motion was made to approve the request. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.
9. The COLLEGE OF COMPUTING requested deactivation of the transfer computer science courses CS 17XX and CS 18XX, along with the creation of CS 15XX that would be awarded for introductory programming transfer courses that do not meet the general education requirements for computer literacy. Chairman Hughes pointed out that this request was closely tied to previous Committee discussions related to Core Area B and general education requirements and that the Committee had committed had taken temporary actions last year with a promise to revisit the issue.
An extended discussion ensued on the nature of core requirements, transferability of core courses, general education requirements in computer literacy, and problems related to transfer courses. Finally, the Committee voted to table the CoC proposal and requested that Hughes draft a proposal based on the discussions, to be considered at a called meeting on September 4, 2002.
10. The Committee voted on the appeal of a petition to receive a BS (undesignated) degree with less than the required number of hours. This petition had been tabled from the July 10, 2002 meeting. Based on additional information that had been received and further discussion, a motion was made to deny the appeal. The motion was seconded and approved.
M. Jo McIver