University of Rhode Island 
Faculty Senate
Curricular Affairs Committee

AGENDA for the fifth meeting of the 2007-08 academic year to be held on Monday, January 28, 2008 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 #4, November December 10, 2007 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CAC04m_12-10-07.pdf)

III. REPORTS

A. Temporary Courses approved through summer procedures.    

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; enclosure with Agenda for Meeting #4; see also http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WMS_360_online_revised.pdf)
     
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

    G. College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Department of Landscape Architecture

Addition of LAR 450 (enclosed with Agenda for Meeting #3; see also http://www.uri.edu/facsen/LAR_450_additional_inform.pdf)

H. College of Human Science and Services (memorandum dated November 26, 2007 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/HSS_CURR_CAC_Memo_11-07.pdf)

                        
Department of Communicative Disorders (see also http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CMD_UG_curricular_change.pdf)

a.  Addition of the following courses:

1. CMD 160 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CMD160_course_proposal_revi.pdf)

2. CMD 276
         (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CMD276_course_proposal.pdf)

3. CMD 278
                       (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CMD278_course_proposal.pdf)

4. CMD 361 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CMD361_course_proposal.pdf)

5. CMD 460 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CMD460_course_proposal.pdf)    
b. Change in level and number for the following courses (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CMD_minor_changes_revised.pdf):
     
1. CMD 275
2. CMD 372      
3. CMD 373  
4. CMD 374  

V. NEW BUSINESS

A. College of Arts and Sciences (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/A&S_Curricular Report_Mtg_3)

1. Department of Communication Studies

C.  Change in prerequisite for COM 381 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/COM_381-Minor_Change.pdf)


2. Film Media Program

Addition of the following new courses:

1)  FLM 110 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FLM110.pdf)

2) FLM 351 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FLM351.pdf)

3) FLM 352 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FLM352.pdf)

3. Departments of Journalism and Writing

C Cross list JOR 415 as JOR 415 (or WRT 415) (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/JOR415.pdf)

4. Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures

Change in credits for GER 485, 486 (See http://www.uri.edu/facsen/GER485,486.pdf)

5. Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Addition of the following new courses:

1) APG 328 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/APG328.pdf)

2) SOC 300 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/SOC300.pdf)

6. Women’s Studies Program

Addition of the following new courses:

1) WMS 302 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WMS302.pdf and http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WMS302libstatement.pdf)

2) WMS 430* (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WMS430.pdf)

B. College of Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

C Change in description for CHE 491, 492 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CHE_491,492.pdf)

C. College of the Environment and Life Sciences

1. Department of Fisheries Animal and Veterinary Science

a. Temporary Course:  AVS 340X (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/AVS 340X proposal form.pdf)

b. Addition of the following new courses:

1) AVS 440 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/AVS_440.pdf)

2) AVS 472* (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/AVS_472.pdf)

3) AVS 473* (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/AVS_473.pdf)

2. Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Addition of B.S. major in Biotechnology and Clinical Laboratory Science option in Biotechnology Manufacturing in to list of programs that may admit freshmen directly into the Providence Campus (see  http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Providence_BS_CLS_BIoMan.pdf)

3. Department of Geosciences

Addition of GEO 113 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/GEO_113.pdf)

D. College of Pharmacy

Addition of BPS 334 (see E. Online courses

1. HDF 202 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/HDF_202_online.pdf)

2. HDF 230 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/HDF_230_online.pdf)

3. WMS 350 topic:  Native American Women (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WMS_350-NativeAmerican_Online.pdf)