UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

The Graduate School

CURRICULAR REPORT FROM THE GRADUATE COUNCIL TO THE FACULTY SENATE:

REPORT NO. 2000-2001-5

 

At meeting No. 367 held December 15, 2000, the Graduate Council considered and approved the following curricular matters which are now submitted to the Faculty Senate for information or confirmation as indicated.

I. Matters of Information

A. College of Environmental and Life Science

1. Temporary Course:

GEO 601X Environmental Sciences Seminar (II, 1) Guest speakers present the results of research in the field of environmental sciences with special focus on the aquatic environment. (Seminar) Boving

B. College of Pharmacy

1. Temporary Course:

BMS 570X Neurotoxicology (I, 2) A graduate course focusing on the specialized field of environmental neurotoxicology. The course will survey classes of environmental agents and discuss in detail their adverse effects on the nervous system. (Lec.) Pre: Permission of instructor. Zawia

II. Matters Requiring Confirmation by Faculty Senate

A. College of Arts and Sciences

1. Department of Library and Information Studies

a. Add (New)

LSC 533 Digital Resources for Children and Teens (I, SS, 3) Investigate informational, educational, and recreational resources, primarily on the Internet. Emphasis on selection, evaluation, promotion, and the development of information literacy. (Lec.) Pre: LSC 530 or 531 or permission of instructor. Eaton, Caldwell, Staff

B. Graduate School of Oceanography

1. Add (New):

OCG 517 Foundations of Earth System Dynamics (II, 3) Introduction to the fundamental principals underlying fluid dynamics as applied to the study of specific problems and processes in earth, marine and environmental sciences. Basics of numerical modeling are covered. (Lec.) Pre: MTH 141 and 142, or equivalent. Kincaid

C. College of Business

1. Delete (four year course):

MKT 696 Seminar in Marketing