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Faculty Senate

Curricular Affairs Committee

 

AGENDA for the eighth meeting of the 2002-03 academic year to be held on Monday, April 14, 2003 in Library Conference Room A.

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

II. Disposition of Minutes of Meeting #7, March 17, 2003 (enclosed).

III. REPORTS

IV. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

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

African and African-American Studies Program and Department of Communication Studies [Item I]Cross-listing of COM 465 as COM 465 (or AAF 465)*

B. College of Arts and Sciences (Series A. No. 3 - enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #5)

Classification recommendation to the Faculty Senate on the proposal to establish the URI Feinstein Center for a Hunger Free America (Section 8.25.30 enclosed)

Responsibility for permanent courses - The conversation continues

D. College of Arts and Sciences (Series B. No. 3 - January 7, 2003 enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #6)

1. 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 with Agenda for Meeting #6)

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

Addition of SOC 424 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #6)

E. College of Arts and Sciences (Series B. No. 4 - February 14, 2003 enclosed with Agenda #7)

Department of Sociology and Anthropology [Item 3]

Addition of APG 301 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #7)

F. Temporary course - College of Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Addition of MCE 433X (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #7)

G. College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Department of Plant Sciences

Addition of new simultaneous courses:

1) EVS 434 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #6)

2) EVS 435 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #6)

H. College of Human Science and Services

Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science

Addition of PEX 411* (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #7)

V. NEW BUSINESS

A. Temporary Course - College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Economics

Addition of ECN 398X (enclosed) Note number change

B. College of Arts and Sciences (Series B. No. 5 - April 3, 2003 enclosed)

1. Department of Economics (p. 2)

Addition of ECN 371 (enclosed)

2. Department of History (p. 2)

Change in description for HIS 333

3. Justice, Law and Society Committee (p. 2)

Changes to the Justice, Law and Society minor

4. Department of Languages (p. 3)

Change in number and prerequisite for SPA 201.

C. College of Engineering

1. Department of Chemical Engineering (enclosure)

Change in prerequisite for CHE 425*

2. Department of Electrical Engineering (enclosure)

a. Change in title and description for ELE 401*

b. Change in description for ELE 423

c. Change in title and description for ELE 447*

d. Change in description for ELE 457*

D. College of the Environment and Life Sciences

1. Department of Plant Sciences (enclosure)

Change in name of major in Horticulture and Turfgrass Management

2. Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences (enclosure)

a. Change in prerequisite for NFS 227, 337, 375, 395, 443*, 444*, 451 and 452

b. Remove cross-listing of NFS from MIC 422 (or NFS 422) description will move to MIC

c. Change in laboratory hours for NFS 227

d. Change in title for NFS 326 and 451, 452

e. Change in description for NFS 394 and 39E. Procedure for consideration of temporary courses between the last CAC meeting in the spring and the first CAC meeting in the fall.

 

THIS IS OUR LAST REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE YEAR.

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS MAY BE DISTRIBUTED AT THE MEETING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*May require action by the Graduate Council