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Faculty Senate

Curricular Affairs Committee


AGENDA for the second regular meeting of the 2002-03 academic year to be held on Monday, October 28, 2002 in Library Conference Room A

I. Call to order at 3:00 p.m.

II. Disposition of Minutes of Meeting #1, September 30, 2002 (enclosed).


Request from Charlene Yang from Information and Technology Services to eliminate "statement on computer facilities" from Course Proposal Form (enclosed)


College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Communication Studies

Addition of COM 240X (proposal was included with Agenda #1; e-mail on proposed titles enclosed)


A. College of Arts and Sciences

1. Department of Communication Studies

Addition of the following temporary courses: [These courses will appear in the October 31 edition of the Temporary Course Newsletter and may be approved effective November 11 pending receipt of no objections.]

1) COM 335X (enclosed)

2) COM 365X (enclosed)

2. Nonviolence and Peace Studies

Establishment of an official URI Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies (proposal and relevant sections of the University Manual are enclosed).

B. College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Department of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science

Addition of AFS 190 (or BCH, MIC, NRS or PLS 190) (enclosed)

C. Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Continuing Education

Bachelor of General Studies Program

Change in curricular requirements for the Health Services Administration major within the B.G.S. (enclosed)

D. College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Degree

a. Addition of intensive short course/workshop for fifth-year students and deletion of PHT 544 (enclosed)

b. Deletion of the following courses (enclosed):

1) PHP 511, 512

2) PHP 561, 562

E. Responsibility for permanent courses - Professor Keefe