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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, November 18, 2002 in Library Conference Room A

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

II. Disposition of Minutes of Meeting #2, October 28, 2002 (enclosed).

III. REPORTS

IV. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

A. College of Arts and Sciences

1. Department of Communication Studies

COM 335X (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #2)

2. Nonviolence and Peace Studies

Establishment of an official URI Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies (proposal and relevant sections of the University Manual enclosed with Agenda #2, additional materials to be distributed).

B. 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 with Agenda for Meeting #2)

V. NEW BUSINESS

A. College of Arts and Sciences (Series B. No. 1 - October 18, 2002 enclosed)

1. Department of Biological Sciences [Item I]

Change in number for BIO 381

2. Department of Economics [Item II]

Change in requirements for the B. S. in Economics Program

3. Department of Journalism [Item III]

Addition of JOR 430 (enclosed)*

4. Department of Physics [Item IV]

Change in B. S. in Physics and Physical Oceanography Program

5. Department of Theatre [Item VI]

a. Addition of the following new courses:

1) THE 112 (enclosed)

2) THE 307 (enclosed)

b. Deletion of THE 117

B. College of Arts and Sciences (Series B. No. 2 - November 8, 2002 enclosed)

1. African and African-American Studies Program and Department of Communication Studies [Item I]

Cross-listing of COM 465 as COM 465 (or AAF 465)*

2. Department of Biological Sciences [Item II]

a. Addition of BIO 463* (enclosed)

b. Change in number for BIO 381

3. Department of Communication Studies [Item III]

Addition of COM 100 (enclosed)

*May require action by the Graduate Council

4. Department of English and the College Writing Program [Item IV] (enclosed)

a. Deletion of WRT 101

b. Addition of the following courses:

1) WRT 104 (enclosed)

2) WRT 105 (enclosed)

3) WRT 106 (enclosed)

c. Change in title and description for WRT 201

d. Deletion of WRT 301

e. Addition of the following courses:

1) WRT 302 (enclosed)

2) WRT 303 (enclosed)

3) WRT 304 (enclosed)

4) WRT 353 (enclosed)

3) WRT 490* (enclosed)

5. Department of Physics [Item V]

Change requirements for students in the B. A. program in Physics for students also completing the B. S. degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (enclosed)

6. Department of Sociology and Anthropology [Item VI]

a. Change in title and description for SOC 432 (or LRS 432)*

b. Change in title and description for SOC 320

7. Temporary Course - Department of Political Science

Addition of PSC 301X (enclosed)

*May require action by the Graduate Council

C. College of Business Administration

1. Temporary Course - Business Law

Addition of BSL 433X* (enclosed)

2. Finance

a. Change prerequisite for FIN 452* (enclosed)

b. Addition of FIN 352 (enclosed)

D. College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Temporary Course - Nutrition and Food Sciences

Addition of NFS 360X (enclosed)

E. College of Engineering

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

a. Deletion of CVE 315 (enclosed)

b. Addition of the following courses:

1) CVE 240 (enclosed)

2) CVE 241 (enclosed)

F. College of Pharmacy

Departments of Pharmacy Practice and Biomedical Sciences

Change in credits for PHP 410 (or BMS 410)* (enclosed)

G. Responsibility for permanent courses - Professor Keefe

H. Discussion of procedures for considering Temporary Courses between November 18, 2002 and January 27, 2003

 

*May require action by the Graduate Council