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Faculty Senate

Curricular Affairs Committee

 

AGENDA for the sixth meeting of the 2002-03 academic year to be held on Monday, February 17, 2003 in Library Conference Room A

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

II. Disposition of Minutes of Meeting #5, January 27, 2003 (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)*

C. 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)

D. College of Engineering (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #5)

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 (syllabus enclosed; proposal enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #5)

F. Responsibility for permanent courses (draft statement enclosed)

V. NEW BUSINESS

A. College of Arts and Sciences (Series B. No. 3 - January 7, 2003)

1. Department of Art [Item I] pp. 2-3

a. Addition of the following courses:

1) ART 423 (enclosed)

2) ART 306 (enclosed)

b. Change in title and description for ART 204, 304 and 404

c. Change in curriculum for B.A. in Art Studio

2. Department of Biological Sciences [Item II] pp. 3-4

a. Addition of the following curses:

1) BIO 469* (enclosed)

2) BIO 475* (enclosed)

3) BIO 495* (enclosed)

b. Change in requirements for the B.S. in Biological Sciences and the B.S. in Marine Biology.

c. Change in description for BIO 121

3. Department of Chemistry [Item III] p. 5

a. Addition of new course code FOS Forensic Science

b. Addition of CHM 392 (or FOS 392) (enclosed)

4. Department of Economics [Item IV] p. 5

Addition of ECN 360 (enclosed)

5. Department of English and College Writing Program [V] p. 5

Change in course code, title and description for ENG 497 (or WRT 497)

6. Film Studies Committee [Item VI] p. 5

Addition of the following courses:

1) FLM 204 (enclosed)

2) FLM 205 (enclosed)

7. Department of History [Item VIII] p.6

Change in description for HIS 327 and HIS 357

8. Department of Mathematics [Item X] p. 7

Change in B. S. Mathematics program in both the general and applied options.

9. Department of Music [Item XI] pp.7-9

a. Addition of MUS 290 (enclosed)

b. Change in title, description and prerequisite for MUS 120

c. Change in description, grading method and prerequisite for MUS 480

d. Addition of a Jazz Studies Option in the Bachelor of Music program

e. Addition of a Jazz Studies option within the minor in music

f. Addition of MUS 391 (enclosed)

g. Addition of the "W" designation for Jazz in MUS 110, 210, 310, and 410

10. Department of Psychology [Item XII] p.10

Change in maximum number of credits permitted for PSY 499* to 12

11. Department of Sociology [Item XIV] p. 10

Addition of SOC 424 (enclosed)

12. Department of Theatre pp. 10-12 [Item XV]

a. Change in B. F. A. in Theatre

b. Change in B. A. in Theatre

c. Change in description for THE 111, THE 321, THE 250, THE 350, THE 351, 352, THE 371 and THE 420

d. Change in prerequisite for THE 211, THE 212, THE 300, THE 301, THE 311, THE 312, THE 400, THE 401 and THE 411

13. Women's Studies Program [Item XVI] p. 12

Change in description for WMS 150

B. College of Business Administration

Request to permit the college to offer FIN 340X for a third time in the summer 2003 (enclosed)

C. College of the Environment and Life Sciences

1. Department of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science

Change in prerequisite for AFS 400, 425, 432, 481, 483 (e-mail message enclosed)

2. Department of Plant Sciences

a. Addition of new simultaneous courses:

1) EVS 434 (enclosed)

2) EVS 435 (enclosed)

b. Change in title, description and prerequisite for PLS 350 (enclosed)

*May require action by the Graduate Council