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, December 15, 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 #3, November 17, 2008

III.       REPORTS
 

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

 

         B.   Online Courses - Report by Vice Provost Libutti

 

IV.     UNFINISHED BUSINESS


   V.     NEW BUSINESS

           

      A.  College of Arts and Sciences (Meeting #3, November 18, 2008)

 

            1.   Department of Art and Art History

 

                        Addition of new temporary course - ARH 361X

2.    Department of History


             Addition of HIS 342

            3.   Department of Journalism

 

                  C   Change in prerequisite for JOR 220 and JOR 230

 

            4.   Department of Modern and Classical languages and Literatures

 

                        Addition of CLA 497

 

            5.   Writing and Rhetoric Program

 

                        Change in requirements for the Undergraduate minor in Writing

 

                  B.   College of the Environment and Life Sciences

 

            1.   Department of Biological Sciences

 

                        Extension of temporary status for BIO 480X/580X*

 

            2.   Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

 

Addition of new temporary course - BCH 211X  [This course will appear in the December 31 edition of the Temporary Course Newsletter and cannot receive final approval until January 12, 2009]

 

      C.   College of Human Science and Services

 

                  Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Desgn

 

                  C   Change in prerequisite for TMD 461*, 462*

             

      D.   College of Arts and Sciences (Meeting #4, December 2, 2008)

 

     `    1.    Department of Computer Science & Statistics

                 

                  a.   Addition of a Minor in Digital Forensics

 

                  b.   Addition of CSC 414 [NOTE: original number for course was CSC 413]

           

            2.   Department of History

 

Change in HIS 366 (or AAF 366) and HIS 367 (or AAF 367) by combining

                        courses into HIS 336 (or AAF 366) and deleting HIS 367 (or AAF 367)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*May require action by the Graduate Council