University of Rhode Island

Faculty Senate

Curricular Affairs Committee

 

AGENDA for the seventh meeting of the 2007-08 academic year to be held on Monday, March 24 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 #6, February 25, 2008 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CAC06m_2-25-08.pdf)

 

III. REPORTS

 

Course Fees Subcommittee Report (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Memo_re_course_feees_review.pdfhttp://www.uri.edu/facsen/Final_Draft_policy_on_fees.pdf)
 

IV. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

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


           Department of Music

 

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

 

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

 

              Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design

 

Addition of TMD 126 [Department requests that consideration be postponed]

 

     E. College of Arts and Sciences

        

        1.   Film Studies Program

 

                 Addition of the following new courses:

 

                1) FLM 110 (see attachments for meetings #5 and #6 on web; http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FLM110X_Syllabus_Nuegent.pdf;

http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FLM110X_FINAL_PROJECT.pdf;
http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FLM_110x_FinalProj_RB.pdf;
http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FLM_110_syll_Bergstrom.pdf)

 

                2) FLM 351 (see attachments for meetings #5 and #6 on web; http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FLM_351_Revised.pdf)


                3) FLM 352 (see attachments for meetings #5 and #6 on web; http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FLM_352_Revised.pdf)

 

       2. Women's Studies Program

 

              Addition of the following new courses:

 

                1) WMS 302 (See attachments for meetings #5 and #6 on the web)

 

                2) WMS 430* (see attachments for meetings #5 and #6 on web; http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WMS_430_Rev_full.pdf)

         

     F. College of the Environment and Life Sciences

 

          1.   Department of Fisheries Animal and Veterinary Science

 

Temporary Course:  AVS 340X (see attachments for meeting #5 on web)


          2.  Department of Natural Resources Science (
see attachments for meeting #6 on the web; http://www.uri.edu/facsen/NRS_401__NRS_445_addtl.pdf)

 

               a.  Addition of NRS 401

 

               b.  Addition of NRS 445   


V. NEW BUSINESS

 

    A.  College of Business Administration

 

          1.   Change in name of entrepreneurship major (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BUS_entrepreneurial.pdf)

 

     C  2.  Changes in the following courses (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BUS_minor_undergrad_course_changes.pdf):

 

                a.  Description and prerequisite for BUS 110, 320, 321, 322, 335, *420, *449

 

                b.  Description for BUS 301, 302, *428, *460

 

                c.   Prerequisite for BUS 341, 355, 367, *404,

 

                d.  Title, description and prerequisite for BUS 345, *443, *445,

                          *460

 

                e.  Title and description for BUS *401, *421, *424

 

                f.   Title, prerequisite, description and deletion of cross listing

                          for BUS *441

                    

          3.  Addition of the following new courses (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BUS_318a_318b_361_464_addtl.pdf 

   and  http://www.uri.edu/facsen/cover_memo_BUS_3-7-08.pdf )

 

               a.  BUS 318 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BUS_318a.pdf)


                b.  BUS 318b (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BUS_318b.pdf)


                c.  BUS 361   (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BUS_361.pdf)


                d.  BUS *464 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BUS_464.pdf)

 

     C  4.  Change in curriculum for some BUS majors  (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BUS_curriculum_changes.pdf)

 

     B.  College of Engineering

 

          1.   Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

                C  Change in description for CVE *460 (http://www.uri.edu/CVE_460_change.pdf)   

 

          2.  Department of Electrical Engineering 

 

          C  a.  Change in B.S. Curriculums in Electrical Engineering

 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BME_ELE_CPE_-ELE_480_481.pdf)


                b.  Change in credits and method of instruction for for ELE *480

 

                c.   Change in credits for ELE *481

 

                d.  Divide each of the following courses into 2 courses, a lecture course and laboratory course:   http://www.uri.edu/ELE_course_divisions.pdf)

 

                     1)   ELE 205, 208

 

                     2)  306, 342, 343

 

                     3) ELE *401, *405, *408, *427, *436, *444, *447, *458.

 

     C  3.  Department of Chemical Engineering (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/OCE_CHE_minor_changes.pdf

 

                     Change in prerequisite for CHE 272 and *464

 

     C  4.  Department of Ocean Engineering


                a.  Change in prerequisite for OCE 301

               

                b.  Change in title, description and prerequisite for OCE (or CVE *422)

 

     C.  College of the Environment and Life Sciences

 

          1.   Department of Biological Sciences

 

C Changes in curriculums for BA and BS Degrees in Biological Sciences, BS in Marine Biology and/or BA in Biology http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BIO_Curric_Changes_revised_.pdf


          2.  Department of Landscape Architecture

 

                a.  Changes in the following courses: (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CPL_GEG_Minor_Changes.pdf)


                    1)   Prerequisite for CPL 391, 392

 

                     2)  Description and prerequisite for CPL 397

 

                     3) Title and description for CPL *410

 

                     4)  Level, number, and title for CPL *511

 

                     5)  Level, number, title and description for CPL *530

 

                     6) Level, number, title, prerequisite and description for CPL *545

 

                     7)  Title for GEG 200

 

                b.  Change in minor in Community Planning (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Minor_Community_Planning.pdf)

 

                c.   Change in level and number for LAR *482 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/LAR_302-482_form.pdf)

         
            3. 
Department of Plant Sciences  (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/PLS_324_324X_proposal.pdf)


                a.  Change credits and method of instruction for PLS 324X

 

                b.  Addition of PLS 324

 

     D.  College of Human Science and Services (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/HSS_Curr_March_08.pdf)


          C  School of Education

 

                a.  Change in description for EDC *478, *479

 

                b.  Change in title, prerequisite and description for EDC *424

 

                c.   Change in number for EDC *425

 

                d.  Change in description for undergraduate curricular requirements

 

C  E.  College of Nursing

 

          1.   Change in description of minor in Thanatology (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Than_minor_changes_feb_2008.pdf)

 

          2.  Change in prerequisite for NUR 253 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/NUR_253_minor_change.pdf)

 

     F. College of Pharmacy

 

                Elimination of the B.S. Degree in Pharmacy (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/BS_Pharmacy_Elimination.pdf)

   
    
G.  Honors Program

 

          C  Change in title for HPR 125 and 312  (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/HPR_125-312_Titles.pdf) 

 

     H.  Online Course -  WRT 303 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WRT_303.pdf and http://www.uri.edu/facsen/WRT_303_background.pdf)



*May require action by the Graduate Council