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TAMU Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda
June 15, 2020 (rescheduled from June 8)
3:00pm, via Zoom (link sent directly to Senators)
http://facultysenate.tamu.edu
Livestream: https://ttvn.tamus.edu/live/
 
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
 
GUEST SPEAKERS                                                                                                                                      
Dr. Karen Butler-Purry, Associate Provost for Graduate and Professional Studies
       Graduate School Proposal-DraftAttachment C
       Slide PresentationAttachment D

 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Dr. Jocelyn Widmer, Assistant Provost for Academic Innovation, and
Dr. Juan Garza, Assistant Vice President for Academic Services & Director of Provost Information Technology Office 
          Slide Presentation  
          Presentation Notes  
 
SPEAKER COMMENTS
 
 
MINUTESAttachment A
Approval of May 11, 2020 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
GRADUATE COUNCIL
New Courses
ACCT 659: Introduction to Academic Research
ANTH 663: Analytical Methods in Archaeology and Conservation
ANLY 610: Deploying Enterprise Data Models and Building Optimization Models
ANLY 620: Strategic Analytics
GENE 659: Genome Assembly
SPED 604: Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis
SPED 605: Leadership in Applied Behavior Analysis
 
Change in Courses
BIED 618: Early Language and Literacy
BIED 683: Field Practicum in...
BIED 684: Professional Internship
BIOL 606: Microbial Genetics
CPSY 662: Professional Issues and Ethics in Counseling Psychology
CPSY 666: Practicum in Counselor Supervision
EDCI 640: Language/Literacy for Multicultural Young Learners
EDCI 650: The Multicultural Young Child in Family and Culture
KINE 601: Reading Research Publications in Kinesiology
KINE 651: Introduction to Human Clinical Research
MATH 614: Dynamical Systems and Chaos
MATH 666: Seminar in Geometry
MATH 696: Mathematical Communication and Technology
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
     College of Medicine
        Department of Medicine
              EDHP 521: Curriculum Management, Leadership and Evaluation
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
     College of Medicine
        Department of Medicine
              EDHP 523: Educational Research Design Practicum
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
     College of Medicine
        Department of Medicine
              EDHP 524: Manuscript Development Practicum
  
Change in Programs
     Mays Business School
        College of Business
            MS-ANLY: Master of Science in Analytics

Change in Programs
     College of Geosciences
        Department of Geography
            MS-WMHS: Master of Science in Water Management and Hydrological Science
 
Change in Programs
     College of Dentistry
        Department of Dentistry
            PHD-OCBS: Doctor of Philosophy in Oral and Craniofacial Biomedical Sciences
 
Miscellaneous: Bulk/Mass Prefix Change
     College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
        Department of Nutrition and Department of Food Science
            Graduate Courses (NFSC to NUTR/FSTC)
 
 
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE 
New Courses
AGSM 105: The World Has a Drinking Problem - Global Water Scarcity
MKTG 437: Sales Analytics
 
Change in Courses
CHEN 205: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I
IDIS 424: Purchasing Applications in Distribution
MGMT 311: Legal and Social Environment of Business
MGMT 312: Commercial Law for Accountants and Managers
OCEN 214: Mechanics of Deformable Bodies
OCEN 311: Fluid Statics and Dynamics
OCEN 344: Reinforced Concrete Structures
SOCI 230: Classical Sociological Theory
SOCI 312: Population and Society
SOMS 181: Developing and Instructing Others
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
     College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
        Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
            BICH 281: Seminar in Biochemical Research
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
     College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
        Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
            BICH 289: Special Topics in...
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
     College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
        Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
            BICH 291: Research
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
     College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
        Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
            BICH 407: Horizons in Biological Chemistry II
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
     College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
        Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
            GENE 289: Special Topics in...
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal 
     College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
        Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
            GENE 291: Research
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
     College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
        Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
            GENE 315: Genetics of Plants
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
     College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
        Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
            GENE 450: Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology
           
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
     College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
        Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
            GENE 481: Genetics I Seminar
           
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
     College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
        Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
            GENE 482: Genetics II Seminar
 
 
W&C COURSES 
Courses Submitted for C Certification - Galveston
MARS 460-C: Capstone Undergraduate Research Experience I
 
Courses Submitted for W Certification
ANTH 489-W: Special Topics in...
MSEN 302-W: Unified Materials Lab II
PHIL 305-W: Philosophy of the Natural Sciences
PHIL 307-W: Philosophy of the Social Sciences
 
Courses Submitted for W Certification - Galveston
MARS 461-W: Capstone Undergraduate Research Experience II
 

______________________________End of Consent Agenda____________________________________
 
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
No CORE CURRICULUM COUNCIL COURSE REPORT for May, 2020
 

OTHER COMMITTEE REPORTS 
 
 
NEW BUSINESS
Proposed Revisions to Minimum Syllabus Requirements – Attachment B
 
Emergency Item – Resolution to End Institutional Racism and Other Forms of Hate at Texas A&M University - Attachment E

 
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 
 
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