THE

UNIVERSITY

OF RHODE ISLAND

FACULTY SENATE

 

CURRICULAR AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

 

AGENDA for the third meeting of the 2008-09 academic year to be held on Monday, November 17, 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 #2, October 27, 2008

III.     REPORTS


A.  New Undergraduate Degree Program: Proposal for a new Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences - update.

 

         B.   Cheating/Plagiarism in Online Courses (articles mailed separately on October 2, 2008) -- Guests Brett Rutherford and Vince Petronio

 

IV.     UNFINISHED BUSINESS


                  College of Engineering

 

                        Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

                  Addition of CVE 493*

 

      V.  NEW BUSINESS

           

      A.  College of Engineering

 

            1.   Department of Chemical Engineering

 

                  C.  Change in prerequisite for CHE 313

           

            2.   Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

                        Addition of MCE 471*

             

      B.   College of the Environment and Life Sciences

 

                  Department of Plant Sciences

 

                        Extension of temporary status for PLS 415X*

 

      C.   College of Human Science and Services

 

                  Department of Communicative Disorders

 

                  C.  Deletion of CMD 260, CMD 261 and CMD 376

 

 

*May require action by the Graduate Council