University of Rhode Island
Faculty Senate
Curricular Affairs Committee

AGENDA for the fourth meeting of the 2007-08 academic year to be held on Monday, December 10, 2007 in Library Conference Room A.

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

Consent Agenda items are labeled with a C.  Any member can request that a consent item be discussed.  

II. Disposition of Minutes of Meeting #3, November 19, 2007 (enclosed).

III. REPORTS

A. Moving to electronic Agenda

B. Lab Fees Subcommittee Update

IV. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

A.  College of Arts and Sciences (Memorandum of April 9, 2007 enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #1)

1.    Department of Music
        
Change in method of instruction for MUS 121, MUS 225 and MUS 227 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #1)
   
2.    Department of Mathematics

Addition of MTH 445* (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3)

B.  College of Arts and Sciences (memorandum dated September 20, 2007 enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #2)

1.    Departments of Political Science and Sociology (Proposal #5)

Change in prerequisite for PSC 274 (or SOC 274)

2.    College Writing Program (proposal #16)

Change in prerequisite for WRT 270

C.   College of Human Science and Services

1.    Department of Human Development and Family Studies (memorandum and enclosures with Agenda for Meeting #2))

Addition of HDF 416 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #2)
            
D.   College of Pharmacy - Doctor of Pharmacy  

Changes in curricular requirements (memorandum enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #2)

E.    Online Course: WMS 360 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #2 and enclosure with Agenda for Meeting # 4)

F.    College of Human Science and Services (memorandum dated October 31, 2007 and enclosures with Agenda for Meeting #3)

    Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design

    a. Change in curriculum for TM majors

    b. Change in title and description for TMD 432*

    c. Addition of TMD 126

V.  NEW BUSINESS

    A.  College of Engineering

        1.    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (see cve_engineering.pdf)

        2.    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ime.pdf)
    
    B.  College of the Environment and Life Sciences

        1.    Department of Landscape Architecture

                Addition of LAR 450 (enclosed)

        2.    Department of Natural Resources Science

                Change in title and description for NRS 409 (enclosed)

C.   College of Human Science and Services (memorandum dated November 26, 2007 on web at HSS_CURR_CAC_Memo_11_07.pdf)

1.  Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Addition of HDF 305

2.  Department of Communicative Disorders

a.  Addition of the following courses:

1.    CMD 160

2.    CMD 276

3.    CMD 278

4.    CMD 361

*  5. CMD 460

b.  Deletion of the following courses:

1.    CMD 260
2.    CMD 261
3.    CMD 376

    c.  Change in level and number for the following courses:     

1.    CMD 275
2.    CMD 372      
3.    CMD 373  
4.    CMD 374  







*May require action by the Graduate Council.