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Faculty Senate

Curricular Affairs Committee

AGENDA for the first meeting of the 2004-05 academic year to be held on Monday, September 27, 2004 in Library Conference Room A.

I.    Call to order at 3:00 p.m.

II.    Disposition of Minutes of 2002-03 Meeting #9, April 26, 2004 (enclosed).


A.    Charge to the Curricular Affairs Committee from By-Laws of the Faculty Senate (enclosed)

         B.    Membership and Meetings for 2004-05 (enclosed).

C.    Policies and Procedures for Processing Curricular Materials  (enclosed)

 D.    Update on Summer Curricular Matters (enclosed)


College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Department of Fisheries Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Addition of AFS 426* (enclosed).

*May require action by the Graduate Council


A.    College of Arts and Sciences (Series B. No. 5 - April 29, 2004 enclosed)

1.    Department of Sociology and Anthropology [Item I, p. 1]

Addition of SOC 330 (enclosed)

2.    Women’s Studies Program [Item II, page 1]

a.    Change in level number and prerequisite for WMS 210 (enclosed)

b.    Change in credits for WMS 300.

3.    Department of Chemistry [Item III, p. 1]

Change in prerequisite for Chemistry courses at the 100, 200, and 400*-level (enclosures)

4.    Department of Philosophy [Item IV, p.2]

Change in prerequisite for PHL 321 and 323

5.    Department of Theatre [Item V, p. 2]

Change in number of credits for specializations in the BFA Theatre major (enclosure)

B.    College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Department of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science

Addition of AVS 325 (enclosed)

C.    Ad Hoc Committee on Admissions to the Providence Campus

Preliminary information about proposal to admit students directly to the Providence Campus from high school (Resolution approved by the Faculty Senate and a general description of a proposed Freshman option at the Providence Campus (enclosed)

*May require action by the Graduate Council