MINUTES OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MEETING

July 31, 2002

 

PRESENT: Davis (ECE), DiSabatino (ODOS), Dowling (COA), Ferri (ME), Guzdial (COC), Harris (SGA), Hughes (ECE), Jarrett (COA), Kingsley (PUBP), Kohl (ChE), Lacey (MATH), Lynch (ME), McIver (REG), Wills (ECE)

 

VISITORS: Barke (IAC), Belton (ECON), Cochran (INTA), Goodman (INTA & COC), Johnson (ODOS), McCarthy (ECON), McKnight (ML), Parson (MGT)

 

1.       A motion was made to approve the minutes of the June 12, July 10 and July 17, 2002 meetings.  The motion was seconded and approved.  Unanimous.

 

2.       Hughes discussed program reviews. A sub-committee will be named to look at the information furnished by the departments. Since this will be the first review, the sub-committee should be looking at the information submitted to see if it is adequate for the review process, and, if not, make recommendations for the next review cycle.

 

3.       There was discussion concerning granting transfer credit earned while a student was on disciplinary suspension.  After much discussion, a motion was made to recommend to the Student Regulations Committee to amend Section XX.F.2 of the Student Rules and Regulations to allow a disciplinary suspension to include academic restrictions, including refusal of transfer credit for courses taken elsewhere while on suspension, if specified at the time of suspension.

 

4.       The SCHOOL OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING and the SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING requested the approval of a new course.  A motion was made to approve the course. The motion was seconded and approved.

 

NEW COURSE

CHE/NRE 4770    Nuclear Chemical Engineering   3-0-3

 

5.       The SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS requested the following new courses, changes to existing courses, and modification of degree requirements.  A motion was made to approve the request.  The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.

 

NEW COURSES

INTA 2040    Science. Technology and International Affairs    3-0-3

INTA 4050    International Affairs and Technology Policy Making    3-0-3

Delete INTA 4010 from, and add INTA 2040 to, the BS in INTA degree requirements; no net change in hours required for the degree

Modify the prerequisites for INTA 2100 by removing INTA 1110

Modify the prerequisites for INTA 3203 by removing INTA 1200

Make INTA 4010 inactive

 

6.       The SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS and the SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS requested the approval of a new degree program: Bachelor of Science in Economics and International Affairs.   After discussion, a motion was made to approve the request.  The motion was seconded and approved.  Unanimous.

 

7.       The SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS and the SCHOOL OF MODERN LANGUAGES requested approval of a new degree program: Bachelor of Science in Global Economics and Modern Languages.  After discussion, a motion was made to approve the degree.  The motion was seconded and approved.  Unanimous.

 

8.       The SCHOOL OF MODERN LANGUAGES and the SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS requested modification of the language courses required for the Bachelor of Science in International Affairs and Modern Languages. A motion was made to approve the request. The motion was seconded and approved Unanimous.

a.       Delete:  30 credit hours of currently specified language courses

b.       Add:  24 credit hours of language electives, in a single language and beyond the level of the 2002 course (2001 for Japanese), and approved by the program.

c.       Add:  6 credit hours of free electives

 

9.       Bob McMath gave an update on General Education assessment.  The Assessment Office is in the process of hiring a new person to work in this area.  The chair stated that he plans to appoint a group of 2 or 3 IUCC members to deal with issues concerning the General Education requirements.

 

10.   A motion was made to elect Joe Hughes as Chair of the Committee for 2002-3.  The motion was seconded and approved.  Unanimous.

 

11.   A discussion was held concerning the structure of the sub-committees of the IUCC. Members were asked to inform Hughes of their preferred sub-committee assignments.

 

12.   The committee reviewed 47 petitions, covering 49 actions.  All were approved unless noted:

 

13-re-admitted fall 2002/spring 2003

10-register for fall 2002 after withdrawing summer

10-withdraw from course(s) past deadline

  1-to participate in intercollegiate activities while not enrolled fulltime

  5-to waive 10-year/36-hour rule

  2-to be concurrently enrolled fall 2002 (1 denied)

  1-to substitute course for another course

  3-to have academic standing changed

  2-to take more than required hours

  2-to satisfy MATH requirements for degree

 

Adjourned,

 

 

 

M. Jo McIver

Registrar

 

 

 MJM:am

Addendum attached


Bachelor of Science in Economics and International Affairs

Degree Requirements

 

3-0-3 CS 1321 - Introduction to Computing

3-0-3 CS 1322 - Introduction to Programming

4-0-4 MATH 1501 or 1712 - Calculus I or Survey of Calculus

4-0-4 MATH 1502 or 1711 - Calculus II or Finite Mathematics

3-0-3 MGT 2250 - Management Statistics

3-3-4 Laboratory Science I, satisfying Core Area D

3-3-4 Laboratory Science II, satisfying Core Area D

2-0-2 HPS 1040/106X - Wellness elective

25-6-27 Subtotal

 

6-0-6 ENGL 1101, 1102 - English Composition I, II

6-0-6 Humanities electives (Modern language I and II recommended)

3-0-3 HIST 2111, HIST 2112, POL 1101, PUBP 3000, INTA 1200 - History Government

3-0-3 HTS 1031/2033/2036/2062

18-0-18 Subtotal

 

1-0-1 INTA 1001 - Orientation to International Affairs

3-0-3 INTA 1110 - Introduction to International Relations

3-0-3 INTA 2030 - Ethics in International Affairs

3-0-3 INTA 2040 - Science, Technology & International Affairs

3-0-3 INTA 2100 - Theoretical Appraches to Great Power Relations

3-0-3 INTA 3110 - US Foreign Policy

3-0-3 INTA 3203 - Comparative Politics

3-0-3 INTA 3301 - International Political Economy

3-0-3 INTA 4400 - Senior Seminar:  International Strategy and Policy

25-0-25 Subtotal

 

3-0-3 ECON 2105 - Principles of Macroeconomics

3-0-3 ECON 2106 - Principles of Microeconomics

3-0-3 ECON 3110 - Advanced Economic Analysis

3-0-3 ECON 3120 - Advanced Microeconomic Analysis

3-0-3 ECON 3161 - Econometric Analysis

3-0-3 ECON 4350 - International Economics

3-0-3 ECON 4910 - Individual Research in Economics  

21-0-21 Subtotal

 

6-0-6 INTA Electives, 3000-level or above

6-0-6 ECON Elective, 3000-level or above

9-0-9 Non-major cluster electives, subject to program approval

10-0-10 Free electives

31-0-31 Subtotal

 

120-6-122 TOTAL

 

 

Notes:

1. Six credit hours of social sciences satisfied by required INTA/ECON courses.

2. CP 4510, ECE 2030, MGT 4058, or MGT 4061 are substitutes for CS1322

 

 

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Bachelor of Science in Economics and International Affairs

8-semester Schedule

 

 

First Semester Hrs. Second Semester Hrs

 

Freshman Year

Lab Science 1 4 Lab Science 2 4

ENGL 1101 3 ENGL 1102 3

MATH 1501 or 1712 4 MATH 1502 or 1711 4

INTA 1001 1 CS 1321 (Intro to Comp.) 3

Intro to American Govt. 3 HPS 1040/1062/1063/1064 2

Total Hrs. 15 Total Hrs. 16

 

Sophomore Year

INTA 1110 (Intro to Int'l Relations) 3 INTA 2030 (Ethics in Int'l Affairs) 3

ML 1 3 INTA 2100 (Great Power Relations) 3

ECON 2106 3 ECON 2105 3

MGT 2250 (Stats) 3 ML 2 3

CS 1322 3 HTS 1031/2033/2036/2062 3

Total Hrs. 15 Total Hrs. 15

 

Junior Year

ECON 3110 (Adv. Micro) 3 ECON 3120 (Adv. Macro) 3

ECON 3161 (Econometrics) 3 INTA 3203 (Comparative Politics) 3

INTA 3110 (US Foreign Policy) 3 Free Elective 3

INTA 2040 (Sci., Tech., & INTA) 3 Non-Major Cluster Elective 3

Non-Major Cluster Elective 3 ECON Elective 3

Total Hrs. 15 Total Hrs. 15

 

Senior Year

ECON 4350 (International) 3 ECON 4910 3

INTA 3301 (Int'l Polit. Economy) 3 INTA Elective 3

INTA 4400 (Sr. Int'l Strat. & Policy) 3 ECON Elective 3

Free Elective 3 Free Electives 4

Non-Major Cluster Elective 3 INTA Elective 3

Total Hrs. 15 Total Hrs. 16

 

Total Hours 122

 

 

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Bachelor of Science in Global Economics and Modern Languages

Degree Requirements

 

 

3-0-3 CS 1321 - Introduction to Computing

4-0-4 MATH 1501 or 1712 - Calculus I or Survey of Calculus

4-0-4 MATH 1502 or 1711 - Calculus II or Finite Mathematics

3-0-3 MGT 2250 - Management Statistics

3-3-4 Laboratory Science I, satisfying Core Area D

3-3-4 Laboratory Science II, satisfying Core Area D

2-0-2 HPS 1040/106X - Wellness elective

22-6-24 Subtotal

 

6-0-6 ENGL 1101, 1102 - English Composition I, II

3-0-3 HIST 2111, HIST 2112, POL 1101, PUBP 3000, INTA 1200 - History/Govt

9-0-9 Social Sciences Elective

18-0-18 Subtotal

 

3-0-3 ECON 2105 - Principles of Macroeconomics

3-0-3 ECON 2106 - Principles of Microeconomics

3-0-3 ECON 3110 - Advanced Economic Analysis

3-0-3 ECON 3120 - Advanced Microeconomic Analysis

3-0-3 ECON 3150 - Economic and Financial Modeling

3-0-3 ECON 3161 - Econometric Analysis

3-0-3 ECON 4160 - Economic Forecasting

3-0-3 ECON 4910 - Individual Research in Economics

6-0-6 ECON Elective

30-0-30 Subtotal

 

24-0-24 Advanced Modern Language specified courses

3-0-3 Modern Language elective

27-0-27 Subtotal

 

3-0-3 Non-major cluster elective, subject to program approval

3-0-3 Engineering/Math/Science elective

17-0-17 Free electives

23-0-23 Subtotal

 

120-6-122 TOTAL

 

 

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Bachelor of Science in Global Economics and Modern Languages

8-semester Schedule (with French, as an example)

 

 

First Semester Hrs. Second Semester Hrs

 

Freshman Year

ENGL 1101 3 ENGL 1102 3

MATH 1501 or 1712 4 MATH 1502 or 1711 4

History/Government 3 CS 1321 (Intro to Comp.) 3

Free Elective (French 2001/2021) 3 Free Elective (French 2002/2022) 3

HPS 1040/1062/1063/1064 2 ENGR/SCI/MATH elective 3

Total Hrs. 15 Total Hrs. 16

 

Sophomore Year

Lab Science 1 4 Lab Science 2 4

ECON 2106 3 ECON 2105 3

MGT 2250 (Stats) 3 Social Science elective 3

FREN 3011 3 FREN 3012 3

Social Science elective 3 FREN elective 3

Total Hrs. 16 Total Hrs. 16

 

Junior Year

ECON 3110 (Adv. Micro) 3 ECON 3120 (Adv. Macro) 3

ECON 3161 (Econometrics) 3 ECON 3150 (Fin. Model) 3

FREN 3030 or 3121 3 ECON Elective 3

FREN elective 3 FREN elective 3

Social Science elective 3 FREN elective 3

Free Electives 2

Total Hrs. 15 Total Hrs. 17

 

Senior Year

ECON 4160 (Forecasting) 3 ECON 4910 (Indiv. Research) 3

Free Elective 3 ECON Elective 3

Free Elective 3 FREN Elective 3

FREN Elective 3 Free Electives 3

Non-Major Cluster Elective 3

Total Hrs. 15 Total Hrs. 12

 

Total Hours 122

 

 

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