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TAMU Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda
September 14, 2020
3:00pm, via Zoom (link sent directly to Senators)
https://facultysenate.tamu.edu
Livestream: https://ttvn.tamus.edu/live/
 
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
 
AWARD PRESENTATIONS
Faculty Senate’s Inaugural Shared Governance Award
  Dr. Carol Fierke and her Team, Office of the Provost
 
Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence Awards    
  Dr. Asha Rao, College of Science
  Dr. Claire Katz, College of Liberal Arts
 
 
GUEST SPEAKERS                                                                                                                                      
Michael K. Young, President
 
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Canvas Q&A with Dr. Jocelyn Widmer, Assistant Provost for Academic Innovation – Attachment A (Please view this video of current Canvas news prior to the meeting; the time allotted during the meeting will be for Q&A only.)
 
 
SPEAKER COMMENTS
 
 
MINUTES – Attachment B
Approval of August 10, 2020 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
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GRADUATE COUNCIL
New Courses

PHSC 611: Drug Delivery and Formulations
PHSC 612: Principles of Drug Actions
PHSC 681: Seminar
STAT 683: Data Science Capstone
 
Change in Courses
PSAA 617: U.S. State and Local Government: Institutions and Policy
 
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE 
New Courses
ECON 441: Policy Economics
ITAL 251: Global Italy
PERF 455: Seminar in Gender, Sexuality, and Performance
PERF 456: Seminar in Identity, Intersectionality, and Performance
PERF 457: Seminar in Performance and Technology
 
Change in Courses
ASTR 102: Observational Astronomy
DCED 361: Ballet II
DCED 372: Modern Dance II
DCED 401: Dance Pedagogy
DCED 405: Career Preparation in Dance
DCED 462: Ballet III
DCED 473: Modern Dance III
ESET 269: Embedded Systems Development in C
ESET 419: Engineering Technology Capstone I
HIST 105: History of the United States
HLTH 331: Community Health
HLTH 407: Global Health
HLTH 429: Environmental Health
IDIS 330: Sales Engineering
IDIS 340: Manufacturer Distributor Relations
IDIS 344: Distributor Information and Control Systems
IDIS 433: Industrial Sales Force Development
IDIS 434: The Quality Process in Distribution
IDIS 444: Ethics and Leadership in Distribution
IDIS 450: Analytics for Distribution Operation
IDIS 464: Distributor Operations and Financial Management
INST 362: English as a Second Language Methods I
INST 363: English as a Second Language Methods II
ITAL 452: Topics in Italian Women and Gender Studies
ITAL 453: Literatures of Italy
ITAL 455: Italian Cinema
ITAL 456: Contemporary Italian Cultures
KINE 175: Gender Neutral Partnering
KINE 201: Pilates Apparatus
KINE 260: Movement Lab: Ballet I
KINE 271: Movement Lab: Modern Dance I
KINE 361: Movement Lab: Ballet II
KINE 372: Movement Lab: Modern Dance II
KINE 462: Movement Lab: Ballet III
KINE 473: Movement Lab: Modern Dance III
MMET 105: Engineering Graphics
MUSC 381: Small Ensembles
NRSC 101: Neuroscience Overview
PERF 200: Introduction to World Theatre
PERF 325: Dance in World Cultures
PHLT 309: Population Health Promotion
PHLT 330: The Environment and Public Health
RELS 420: Religion and the Environment
 
Change in Courses – Galveston
MARB 101: Succeeding in Science
OCEN 362: Hydromechanics
OCEN 406: Capstone Design I
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
MUSC 209: Global Musicianship
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
MUSC 214: Perspectives on World Music
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
MUSC 215: Fieldwork in World Music
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
MUSC 227: Popular Music of India
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
MUSC 245: Composition I
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
MUSC 255: Keyboard Instruction
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
MUSC 281: Ensemble Performance--Small Ensembles
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
MUSC 355: Individual Performance—Keyboard II
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
PERF 202: Introduction to Performance Technology
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
RPTS 423: Tourism Management
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
THAR 102: Text and Performance Analysis
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
THAR 155: History of Western Dress
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
THAR 420: Directing Live Performance
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Performance Studies
THAR 435: New Technology for Performance Design
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Educational Psychology
BS-EDUC-BLE: Education - BS, Bilingual Education EC-6
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Educational Psychology
BS-EDUC-ESP: Education - BS, Special Education EC-12
 
Miscellaneous: Bulk/Mass Prefix Change
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Performance Studies
Undergraduate Courses MUSC/THAR to PERF
 
W&C COURSES 
Courses Submitted for C Certification
CHEM 481-C: Seminar
 
Courses Submitted for C Certification – Galveston
MART 410-C: Integrated Navigation III: Bridge Watchstanding
 
Courses Submitted for W Certification
BIOL 401-W: Critical Writing in Biology
BIOL 495-W: Biology Capstone: Research Communication in the Life Sciences
RPTS 403-W: Financing and Marketing Recreation, Park and Tourism Resources
 
 
______________________________End of Consent Agenda____________________________________
 
 
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
CORE CURRICULUM COUNCIL COURSE REPORT – Attachment C
Recertification for Foundational Component Area: Creative Arts
ARCH 250-GE: Survey of World Architecture History II
 
Recertification for Foundational Component Area: Language, Philosophy & Culture
SPAN 201-GE: Intermediate Spanish I
 
Recertification for Foundational Component Area: Life & Physical Sciences
HORT 201-GE: Horticultural Science and Practices
 
Recertification for Foundational Component Area: Social & Behavioral Sciences
HLTH 236-GE: Introduction to Health Disparities and Diversity
 
New Courses – International and Cultural Diversity
ITAL 251-ICD: Global Italy
 
OTHER COMMITTEE REPORTS – None
 
 
NEW BUSINESS
Proposed Revisions to Student Rules
Student Rule 1.9.1 (1.9.1.1 and 1.9.1.2) – Undergraduate Degree Plans Attachment D
 
 
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 
 
ADJOURN