Current Agenda

Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda
August 14, 2017
Rudder 601
Call to Order
Guest Speaker
Speaker Comments
Approval of June 12, 2017 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes - Attachment A
Consent Agenda
New Courses – Attachment B
AERO 655                   Helicopter Aerodynamics
ECEN 756                   Game Theory
ECEN 757                    Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing
ECEN 758                    Data Mining and Analysis
ECEN 774                    Laser Principles and Applications
EDCI 703                     International Teacher Education
EDCI 704                     US Teacher Education
EDCI 705                     Studying Teacher Education
EDCI 735                     Programming Usable and Reliable Educational Technology Theory and Practice
ENGR 632                   Subsea Project Implementation
PETE 653                     Linear and Nonlinear Rock Mechanics
PETE 659                     Rock Mechanics Related to Hydraulic Fracturing
PHEB 681                    Seminar
VTPP 626                    Systemic Physiology and Disease
Change in Courses – Attachment C
AERO 601                   Advanced Aerodynamics
ECEN 601                    Mathematical Methods in Signal Processing
ECEN 629                    Applied Convex Optimization
ECEN 646                    Probability and Random Processes for Information Science
ECEN 661                    Advanced Digital Communications
HIST 629                     Research Methods in History
MEEN 684                   Professional Internship
SCSC 658                    Watershed Water and Soil Quality Management
SEFB 618                     Applied Behavior Management in the Classroom
SPED 601                    Assessment in School Settings
SPED 602                    Ethics and Professional Conduct in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis
SPED 609                    Educating Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
SPED 617                    Adolescent Literacy for Students with Diverse Instructional Needs
VPAT 651                   Systemic Pathology II
VTMI 647                   Virology
Course Inactivations – Attachment D
ESSM 616                  Arboriculture
ESSM 617                  Urban Forestry
ESSM 670                  Ecosystems and Markets
ESSM 675                  International Sustainable Community Development
Special Consideration - Attachment E
College of Science
                      MS-QFIN Master of Science in Quantitative Finance
New Courses – Attachment F
AERO 455                    Helicopter Aerodynamics
AGEC 235                    Foundations of Money Education
FINC 440                     Macro Finance
FINC 441                     Private Equity Insights, Industry Dynamics and Deal Making
HORT 460                   Landscape Estimating, Bidding, and Operations
PHIL 382                     Ethics and Cybertechnology
Change in Courses – Attachment G
AGCJ 305                    Theory and Practice of Agricultural Publishing
AGCJ 312                    Editing for Agricultural Audiences
AGCJ 314                    Agricultural Media Writing II
AGEC 217                   Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics Analysis
ALEC 485                    Directed Studies
MEEN 410                  Internal Combustion Engines
MEEN 414                  Principles of Turbomachinery
MEEN 441                  Design of Mechanical Components and Systems
MEEN 471                  Elements of Composite Materials
MEEN 476                  Nanoscale Issues in Manufacturing
MKTG 404                  Advanced Excel for Marketing Managers
NRSC 485                  Directed Studies
NRSC 491                  Research
SCSC 458                   Watershed, Water and Soil Quality Management
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Courses – Attachment H
MARA 402                 Inland Waterways
Course Inactivations – Attachment I
ENTO 315                    Biotechnology and Society
ISYS 400                      Business Communications II
PETE 322                     Geostatistics
Special Consideration – Attachment J
      College of Engineering
                      Computer Science and Engineering
                                       BA-COMP Bachelor of Arts in Computing
Change in Curriculum – Attachment K
      Agriculture and Life Sciences
                      Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication
                                       BS-AGCJ Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Communications and Journalism
Change in Curriculum – Attachment L
      Agriculture and Life Sciences
                      Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication
                                       MINOR-AGCJ Minor in Agricultural Communications and Journalism Minor
Change in Curriculum – Attachment M
      Agriculture and Life Sciences
                      Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication
                                       MINOR-LDAG Leadership Minor
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Attachment N
      Galveston Campus
                      Marine Engineering Technology
                                      BS-MARR-LIO Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering Technology with License Option
W-Courses – June-July 2017- Attachment O
Courses submitted for W certification:
BIOL 480-W                     Departmental Colloquium
CHEN 433-W                    Chemical Engineering Laboratory II
Courses submitted for W recertification:
GEOS 405-W                    Environmental Geosciences
MAST 411-W                    International Maritime Culture
PHIL 419-W                      Current Continental Philosophy
PHIL 361-W                      Metaphysics
Courses submitted for C recertification:
DDHS 4710-W                Applied Research Methods
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Informational Review Items
Veterinary Medicine
Change in Courses - Attachment P
VMID 935                    Surgery
VTPB 922                     Pathology I
VTPP 924                     Pharmacology
Unfinished Business
Old Business
Special Consideration Item – Attachment Q
Bush School of Government and Public Service
College of Education and Human Development
            Public Service and Administration
            Educational Administration and Human Resource Development
                  Master of Public Service and Administration/Doctor of Philosophy Collaborative Degree Program
Program Change – Attachment R
      College of Education and Human Development
                      Educational Administration and Human Resource Development
                             Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration         
New Business                              
August 2017 Graduation Recommendation:
                      TAMU-Main (including HSC)-2165
Information & Discussion Only (not to be voted upon)
Proposed Revisions to Student Rule 7-Attendance- Attachment S
Committee of the Whole
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