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TAMU Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda
November 9, 2020
3:00pm, via Zoom (link sent directly to Senators)
https://facultysenate.tamu.edu
Livestream: https://ttvn.tamus.edu/live/
 
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
 
GUEST SPEAKER                                                                                                                                        
Dr. David Carlson, Dean, University Libraries – Attachment A (for informational review)
      Texas Library Coalition for United Action
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Canvas Q&A with Dr. Jocelyn Widmer, Assistant Provost for Academic Innovation, and Dr. Juan Garza, Assistant Vice President for Academic Services & Director of Provost Information Technology Office – Attachment B
(This is a video of current Canvas news for review prior to the meeting; the time allotted during the meeting is for Q&A only.)
 
 
SPEAKER COMMENTS
 
 
MINUTESAttachment C
Approval of October 12, 2020 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
Click here for instructions on reviewing red-lined curricular changes.

GRADUATE COUNCIL
New Courses
GEOS 669: Introduction to Processing Geoscience Data with R
ISTM 680: Human-Computer Interaction
ISTM 682: Data Analytics Platforms
LAW 7125: Advanced Legal Research Boot Camp
LAW 7147: Law & Policy of Clean Energy Innovation Seminar
LAW 7834: Residency Externship - Semester in Practice
PSYC 642: Neuroimaging Data Analysis
PSYC 655: Foundations in Cognitive Neuroscience
VTMI 636: Bacteria in Health and Disease
 
Change in Courses
ISTM 610: Business Data Communications
ISTM 622: Advanced Data Management
ISTM 624: Advanced Systems Analysis and Design
ISTM 631: Information Systems Design and Development Project
ISTM 637: Data Warehousing
LAW 643: Property Law and Transactions
LAW 650: Nonprofit and Fiduciary Administration
LAW 7301: Family Law
MATH 630: Combinatorics
MATH 647: Mathematical Modeling
OCEN 661: Analysis of Uncertainties for Ocean Engineers
 
Change in Programs
College of Engineering
Department of Nuclear Engineering
CERT-CG65: Nuclear Security - Certificate
 
Change in Programs
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Agriculture & Life Sciences
MNR-NRDV: Master of Natural Resources Development in Natural Resources Development
 
Change in Programs
Mays Business School
Department of Information & Operations Management
MS-MISY: Master of Science in Management Information Systems
 
Change in Programs – Inactivation Proposal
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
MED-ALEC: Master of Education in Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication
 
Special Consideration Item
Mays Business School
Department of Business
MS/MBA-ANLY/BUAD-ANLY/BUAD: Master of Business Administration in Business Administration and Master of Science in Analytics Combined Degree Program
 
 
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE 
New Courses
COMM 377: Entrepreneurship and New Media
CVEN 314: Sensor Technology in Civil Engineering
SCEN 100: First Year Seminar
 
New Courses – Galveston
MARA 345: Maritime and Marine Entrepreneurship Ventures
MARA 346: Maritime and Marine Business Plans
 
Change in Courses
AGSC 383: Teaching Agricultural Mechanics
AGSC 402: Designing Instruction for Secondary Agricultural Science Programs
AGSC 405: Facilitating Complete Secondary Agricultural Science Programs
BICH 464: Bacteriophage Genomics
BMEN 253: Medical Device Design I
BMEN 321: Biomedical Electronics
CVEN 417: Bituminous Materials
ENGL 104: Composition and Rhetoric
ENGL 305: Texas Literature
ENGL 374: Women Writers
ESET 300: Industrial Electricity
HEFB 222: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
HLTH 425: Health Program Evaluation
HLTH 440: Contemporary Issues for Community Health Interns
HLTH 481: Seminar in Allied Health
HLTH 482: Grant Writing in Health
KINE 335: Coaching in Group Fitness
KINE 403: Dance Wellness
KINE 406: Motor Learning and Skill Performance
KINE 426: Exercise Biomechanics
KINE 427: Therapeutic Principles
KINE 429: Adapted Physical Activity
KINE 433: Physiology of Exercise
KINE 435: Physiology of Exercise Lab
KINE 439: Exercise Evaluation and Prescription
KINE 483: Practicum in Kinesiology
KNFB 325: Introduction to Secondary School Teaching
KNFB 416: Middle and Secondary School Physical Activities
MATH 325: The Mathematics of Interest
MATH 436: Introduction to Topology
OCNG 443: Oceanographic Field and Laboratory Methods
PETE 301: Petroleum Engineering Numerical Methods
PETE 311: Reservoir Petrophysics
PETE 314: Transport Processes in Petroleum Production
STAT 491: Research
WFSC 335: Natural History of the Invertebrates
WFSC 444: Aquaculture I: Principles and Practices
WFSC 447: Aquaculture II: Aquatic Animal Nutrition, Feeding and Disease Management
 
Change in Courses – Galveston
MARE 202: Marine Thermodynamics
MARE 206: Engineering Mechanics II
MARE 209: Mechanics of Materials
MARE 306: Electrical Power II
MARE 307: Marine Electronics
MARE 313: Heat Transfer
MARE 424: Gas Turbine Power Generation
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
AGSC 301: Introduction to Agricultural Science Teaching
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
AGSC 384: Clinical Professional Experience in AGSC
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences
RPTS 230: Computer Applications in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences
RPTS 474: Management of Programs and Services for Youth
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
BS/MS-KINE/ATTR-ETR: Kinesiology - 5-Year Bachelor of Science/Master of Science
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
BS-KINE-AEP: Kinesiology - BS, Exercise Science Track, Applied Exercise Physiology Concentration
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
BS-KINE-BEP: Kinesiology - BS, Exercise Science Track, Basic Exercise Physiology Concentration
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
BS-KINE-DSC: Kinesiology - BS, Dance Science Track
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
BS-KINE-EST: Kinesiology - BS, Exercise and Sport Science Track
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
BS-KINE-MTB: Kinesiology - BS, Exercise Science Track, Motor Behavior Concentration
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
BS-USEH-DAN*: University Studies - BS, Dance Concentration
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
MINOR-COAC: Coaching - Minor
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
MINOR-DANC: Dance - Minor
 
Special Consideration Item
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management
BS-RWFM-AFM: Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management – BS, Aquaculture & Fisheries Management Track
 
Special Consideration Item
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management
BS-RWFM-NRM: Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management – BS, Natural Resources Management & Policy Track
 
Special Consideration Item
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management
BS-RWFM-WFM: Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management – BS, Wildlife Management Track
 
 
W&C COURSES 
Courses Submitted for C Certification
GEOL 450-C: Geology Senior Project
PERF 303-C: Creating Performance
 
Courses Submitted for C Certification – Galveston
MARA 416-C: Port Operations, Administration and Economics
 
Courses Submitted for W Certification
AGEC 117-W: Critical Thinking and Decision Making in Agricultural Economics
AGSC 402-W: Designing Instruction for Secondary Agricultural Science Programs
ENGL 481-W: Senior Seminar
FIVS 481-W: Seminar
HIST 481-W: Seminar in History
INTS 407-W: Diversity in a Globalized World
INTS 481-W: Senior Seminar in International Studies
KINE 482-W: Seminar
LAND 301-W: Landscape Architecture Theory
LAND 431-W: Professional Practice
SCSC 410-W: International Agricultural Systems
SPAN 303-W: Spanish Composition
SPMT 423-W: Marketing Aspects of Sport
VIBS 310-W: Biomedical Writing
VIBS 311-W: Biomedical Explorations through Narrative
 
Courses Submitted for W Re-Certification
ANTH 401-W: Ice Age Humans in North America
CHEN 433-W: Chemical Engineering Laboratory II
COMM 431-W: Rhetoric of Social Movements
COMM 471-W: Media, Health and Medicine
 
 
______________________________End of Consent Agenda____________________________________
 
 
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
CORE CURRICULUM COUNCIL COURSE REPORT – Attachment D
New Courses – Cultural Discourse
RPTS 340-CD: Recreation, Parks, Tourism and Diverse Populations
 
 
OTHER COMMITTEE REPORTS
SEBAC Report – Senator Greg Heim Attachment E
 
Emergency Item: Budget Information Committee Report – Senator Adam Kolasinski – Attachment J

 
NEW BUSINESS
Proposed Minimum Syllabus Requirements (Fall 2020 COVID Addendum removed) Attachment F
 
Proposed COVID-19 Temporary Addendum to the Minimum Syllabus Requirements for Spring 2021 Attachment G

Resolution in Support of Formation of the Texas Library Coalition for United Action Attachment H
 
Proposed Revision to Bylaws – Description of the Undergraduate Admissions Advisory Committee Attachment I – For Informational Review Only

Emergency Item: Recommendation of December 2020 Degree Candidates
TOTAL – 5,275
TAMU-Main – 4,985
TAMU-Galveston – 141
TAMU-HSC – 108
TAMU-Law – 35
TAMU-Qatar – 6
 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 
 
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