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Scenes from Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Curricular Affairs Committee
Meeting #7

March 24, 2014

Monday, March 24, 2014 in Library Conference Room A

I. CALL TO ORDER at 3:00PM

II. DISPOSITION OF MINUTES of Meeting #6, February 10, 2014

III. REPORTS

IV. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

OCG 123 Climate Change and the Oceans (revised)


PSY 302 Applied Methods in Psychology Research (revised)

V. NEW BUSINESS

A. NEW COURSES

ARB 111 Intensive Beginning Arabic I (4 crs.)
Introduction to Arabic letters, sounds and basic conversational

language in colloquial and standard Arabic. (Lec. 3, Rec. 1)

ARB 112 Intensive Beginning Arabic II (4 crs.)
Beginning course in colloquial and standard Arabic, basic conversational

and reading skills. (Lec. 3, Rec. 1) Pre: ARB 111 or instructor consent.

ARB 211 Intensive Intermediate Arabic I (4 crs.)
Intermediate 4-credit course in colloquial and Standard Arabic,

developing reading, writing, speaking, listening skills. (Lec. 3, Rec. 1)

Pre: ARB 102, 112 or instructor consent.

ARB 212 Intensive Intermediate Arabic II (4 crs.)
Intermediate 4-credit course in colloquial and Standard Arabic,

developing reading, writing, speaking, listening skills. (Lec. 3, Rec. 1)

Pre: ARB 211 or instructor consent.

ARB 311 Intensive Advanced Arabic I (4 crs.)
Advanced 4-credit course in colloquial and Standard Arabic,

developing reading, writing, speaking, listening skills. (Lec. 3, Rec. 1)

Pre: ARB 212 or instructor consent.

ARB 312 Intensive Advanced Arabic II (4 crs.)
Advanced 4-credit course in colloquial and Standard Arabic, developing

reading, writing, speaking, listening skills. (Lec. 3, Rec. 1)

Pre: ARB 311 or instructor consent.

ARB 325 Topics in Arabic Studies in Translation (3 crs.)
Topics in Arabic literature, culture and language taught in

English using texts in translation. Repeatable with different topic. (Lec. 3)

ARB 497 Directed Study (1-3 crs.)
Directed Study in Arabic Language (Ind. Study 1-3)

Pre: Instructor Consent.

BIO 444 Insect Ecology (3 crs.)
Ecology of insects and other terrestrial arthropods at the physiological,

individual, population, community, and ecosystem levels.

Not for graduate credit. (Lec. 3) Pre: BIO 262 or ENT 385

NUE 391 Reactor Operations I (3 crs.)
Research reactor theory and operations, fundamentals of fission

chain reacting systems, reactivity and feedback, fundamentals of

radiation safety and protection, application of radiation measurement

instruments. (Lec. 3) Pre: Sophomore standing and matriculated

in engineering or physics.

NUE 392 Reactor Operations II (3 crs.)
Hands-on reactor operation, control rod analysis for approach to

criticality, reactor cooling system operational analysis, application

of radiation measurement instruments. Pre: NEU 391,

sophomore standing, and matriculated in engineering or physics.

Second of a two-course sequence.

TEMPORARY COURSES (NEW) (paired with new course proposals above)

ARB 111X Intensive Beginning Arabic I (4 crs.)
Introduction to Arabic letters, sounds and basic conversational

language in colloquial and standard Arabic. (Lec. 3, Rec. 1)

ARB 211X Intensive Intermediate Arabic I (4 crs.)
Intermediate 4-credit course in colloquial and Standard Arabic,

developing reading, writing, speaking, listening skills. (Lec. 3, Rec. 1)

ARB 311X Intensive Advanced Arabic I (4 crs.)
Advanced 4-credit course in colloquial and Standard Arabic,

developing reading, writing, speaking, listening skills. (Lec. 3, Rec. 1)

B: COURSE CHANGES

CHE 232 (332), change course number and title

CHE 364 (464), change course number


CHE 428 (328), change course number, title, description, method of instruction


GER 111, change title and method of instruction


GER 112, change title and method of instruction


Consent items:

ART 300, delete course
PLS 150, change course title

 

C. CURRICULAR CHANGES

Changes, BA, Chinese
Changes, BA, Public Relations
Changes, BS in Civil Engineering
Changes, BS in Environmental & Natural Resource Economics
Changes, BS in Wildlife and Conservation Biology

D. CATALOG CHANGES

Six-Year entry level Pharm.D. Curriculum Requirements
NUE (Nuclear Engineering), notice of change, Course code creation
BS in Geology and Geological Oceanography, Admission requirements

VI. ADJOURNMENT