University of Rhode Island

Faculty Senate

Curricular Affairs Committee

 

AGENDA for the sixth meeting of the 2007-08 academic year to be held on Monday, February 25 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 #5, January 28, 2008 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CAC05m_1-28-08.pdf)

 

III. REPORTS

 

    A.  Interactive New Course Proposal Form and Minor Change Form (download from Graduate School website: http://www.uri.edu/gsadmis/GradFormsPage.html)

 

    B.  Course 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; http://www.uri.edu/facsen/MTH_445Proposalrev.pdf)

 

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

 

          Departments of Political Science and Sociology (Proposal #5)

 

                Change in prerequisite for PSC 274 (or SOC 274)

 

     C. College of Human Science and Services

 

     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;  http://www.uri.edu/facsen/PharmD_Memo.pdf for additional information)

 

     E.  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 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/MEMO_TMD_Curriculum_2.8.08.pdf)

 

      b. Change in title and description for TMD 432* (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/TMD-CBA.pdf and  http://www.uri.edu/facsen/TMD_432.pdf)

 

      c. Addition of TMD 126 [Department requests consideration be postponed]

 

     F. College of Human Science and Services

 

          Department of Communicative Disorders

(http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CMD_UG_curricular_change.pdf; see also http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CMD_revisions_160,460.pdf)

 

          a.  Addition of the following courses:


    1) CMD 160 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CMD160_course_proposal_revi.pdf and http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CMD_160_syllabus_revised_2.pdf)

 

              2) CMD 460 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CMD_460_revised.pdf)

 

          b.  Change in undergraduate curriculum

 

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

         
           
1.   Film Studies Program

 

                Addition of the following new courses:

 

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

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

 

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

 

          2. Department of Sociology and Anthropology

 

                Addition of SOC 300 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/SOC300.pdf)

 

          3. Women's Studies Program

 

                 Addition of the following new courses:

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

             http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WMS302libstatement.pdf)

 

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

 

      H. College of the Environment and Life Sciences

 

          1. Department of Fisheries Animal and Veterinary Science

 

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

 

                b. Addition of the following new courses:

 

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

 

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

 

       I.   Online Courses

 

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

 

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

 

    3. WMS 351 topic:  Native American Women (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WMS_350-NativeAmerican_Online.pdf and http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WMS_351_additional.pdf and

           http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WMS_351_Native_American_online.pdf)

 

     J.  Service Learning

 

          Change in credits for CSV 302 (distributed on January 28) 

 

V. NEW BUSINESS

 

     A.  College of the Environment and Life Sciences

 

          1.   Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Economics

 

          C.  Change title and description for EEC 345 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/EEC_345_change.pdf)

    

          2.  Department of Natural Resources Science  

 

                a.  Addition of NRS 401 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/NRS_401-501.pdf and         http://www.uri.edu/facsen/NRS_401-501_LIS.pdf)

 

                b.  Addition of NRS 445 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/NRS_445-545.pdf)

 

                c.   Addition of NRS 480 (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/NRS_480(496X).pdf)

 

B. College of Pharmacy

 

     1. Pharm.D. (see http://www.uri.edu/facsen/PharmD_Memo.pdf

 

                a.  Addition of the following new courses:

 

                     1).  PHP 317 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/PHP_317.pdf and

                     http://www.uri.edu/facsen/PHP_317_LIS.pdf)

 

                     2) PHP 401 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/PHP_401.pdf)

 

                            3) PHP 413 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/PHP_413pdf)

 

                     4)  PHP 418 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/PHP_418.pdf)

 

       b. Deletion of the following courses (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Pharm.D_deletions.pdf):

 

                     1)   PHC 317

 

                     2)  PHP 518 (or BPS 518)

 

                c.   Changes in the following courses:

 

                     1)   BPS 313 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BPS_313_change.pdf)

 

                     2)  BPS 325 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BPS_325_change.pdf)

 

              2.  Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

 

                     Addition of BPS 201 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BPS_201.pdf)

 

                C.  Honors Program

 

                     1.   Change in listing of Honors Courses

                (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CAC_HPR_memo.pdf)

 

                     2.  Change in Designation of Honors Colloquium courses (see

                          http://www.uri.edu/facsen/HPR_Colloquium.pdf

 

         D.  Online Courses

 

              1.   BGS 397 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BGS_397_online.pdf)

 

              2.  COM 315 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/COM_315_online.pdf)

 

              3.  TMD 222 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/TMD_222-433_online_forms.pdf and     http://www.uri.edu/facsen/TMD_222_online_schedule.pdf and http://www.uri.edu/facsen/TMD_222_syllabus.pdf)

 

              4.  TMD 433 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/TMD_433_syllabus.pdf)


               5.   WMS 490 Topic:  The Diva (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WMS_490_online.pdf)