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Faculty Senate

Curricular Affairs Committee

 

AGENDA for the fifth meeting of the 2002-03 academic year to be held on Monday, January 27, 2003 in Library Conference Room A

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

II. Disposition of Minutes of Meeting #4, December 16, 2002 (enclosed).

III. REPORTS

IV. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

A. 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)

B. College of Arts and Sciences (Series B. No. 2 - November 8, 2002 enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3)

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 English and the College Writing Program [Item IV] (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3, Library Impact Statements for ALL new courses enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #4)

a. Deletion of WRT 101

b. Addition of the following courses:

1) WRT 104 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3)

2) WRT 105 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3)

3) WRT 106 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3)

c. Change in title and description for WRT 201

d. Deletion of WRT 301

e. Addition of the following courses:

1) WRT 302 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3)

2) WRT 303 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3)

3) WRT 304 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3)

4) WRT 305 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3)

5) WRT 353 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3)

6) WRT 490* (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3)

C. Responsibility for permanent courses - Professor Keefe

V. NEW BUSINESS

A. College of Arts and Sciences (Series A. No. 2 enclosed)

Proposal to establish the College Writing Program as a separate unit within the College of Arts and Sciences.

B. College of Arts and Sciences (Series A. No. 3 - enclosed)

Proposal to establishment the URI Feinstein Center for a Hunger Free America (materials on center review enclosed)

C. College of Business Administration (enclosure)

1. Change in B. S. in Business Administration Curriculum

2. Change in prerequisite for MIS 410*

3. Changes in Accounting Courses:

a. Change in title for ACC 201 and ACC 202

b. Change in description for ACC 312

c. Change in prerequisite for ACC 431, 443, and 461*

4. Additional Accounting informational changes requiring approval:

a. Change in prerequisite for ACC 202

b. Change in description and/or prerequisite for ACC 311, 312, 321and 431*

D. College of Engineering (enclosure)

1. Department of Chemical Engineering

Discontinuation of the B.S. program in Materials Engineering

2. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Discontinuation of the B.S. program in Civil and Ocean Engineering

E. College of the Environment and Life Sciences

1. Department of Community Planning and Landscape Architecture

Addition of CPL 200 (enclosed)

2. Department of Plant Sciences

Confirmation of Discontinuation of B.S. in Plant Sciences (enclosed)

F. College of Human Sciences and Services (package enclosed)

1. Department of Human Development and Family Studies

a. Change in description and method of instruction for HDF 312

b. Deletion of HDF 311 and 315

c. Change in credits, description and method of instruction for HDF 314

d. Change in credits and description for HDF 481

2. Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science

Change in prerequisite for PEX 410* and 425*

3. College Faculty

Discontinuation of the B.S. degree in Home Economics

G. College of Pharmacy - Pharm.D.

Department of Pharmacy Practice (package enclosed)

a. Change in credits and description for PHP 591, 592, 593 and 594

b. Change in requirements for the sixth year in the Pharm.D.

c. Change in credits for the Pharm.D.

*May require action by the Graduate Council