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Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda

October 8, 2018
3:15pm
Rudder 601
http://facultysenate.tamu.edu
 
Call to Order

Guest Speakers
Charles W. Schwartz, Chairman, Board of Regents

Speaker Comments
   In Memoriam – Moment of Silence

MinutesAttachment A
Approval of September 10, 2018 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes
 
CONSENT AGENDA
GRADUATE COUNCIL 
New Courses – Attachment B
OMFP 630    Directed Readings I
OMFP 631    Directed Readings II
OMFP 632    Directed Readings III
OMFP 639    Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Service VIII
OMFP 640    Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Service IX
OMFP 650    Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Seminar VIII
OMFP 651    Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Seminar IX
VTMI 631      Wildlife Diseases
 
Change in Courses – Attachment C
CHEN 681            Seminar
ECEN 749            Microprocessor Systems Design
HLTH 645             Health Education Research and Program Evaluation
HPCH 684            Practicum
HPCH 791            Doctoral Capstone
PHEB 684            Practicum
PHEB 791            Doctoral Capstone
PHEO 684            Practicum
 
Change in Courses - Inactivation Proposal Attachment D
     College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences
           WFSC 632             Ethology                     
 
Change in Programs Attachment E
     Bush School of Government & Public Service
       Department of International Affairs
           CERT-CAIA           Advanced International Affairs – Certificate
 
Change in Programs Attachment F
     Bush School of Government & Public Service
       Department of Public Service & Administration
            CERT-CHLS    Homeland Security– Certificate
 
Change in Programs Attachment G
     College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
        Department of Agriculture and Life Sciences
              MNR-NRDV      Master of Natural Resources Development in Natural Resources Development
 
Change in Programs Attachment H
     College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
        Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering
                  MS-BAEN       Master of Science in Biological and Agricultural Engineering
 
Change in Programs Attachment I
     College of Education & Human Development
        Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture
                  MS-EDCI         Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction
 
Change in Programs Attachment J
     College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
        Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Science
                  MWS-WISC     Master of Wildlife Science in Wildlife Science
 
Change in Programs - Inactivation Proposal Attachment K
     School of Public Health
       Department of Public Health
                DRPH-EPIE     Doctor of Public Health in Epidemiology and Environmental Health
 
Change in Programs - Inactivation Proposal Attachment L
     School of Public Health
        Department of Public Health
               DRPH-HPCH     Doctor of Public Health in Health Promotion and Community Health Services
 
Special Consideration Item Attachment M
     College of Engineering
        Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
      CERT-AMIC           Analog and Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design
 
Special Consideration Item Attachment N
     School of Public Health
       Department of Public Health
         DRPH-PHLS       Doctor of Public Health in Public Health Sciences
 
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE 
New Courses – Attachment O
NURS 307          Foundations of Nursing Practice Clinical
VTPB 411           One Health and Tropical Ecology
VTPP 420           Applied Pharmacology
 
Change in Courses – Attachment P
AERS 201           Evolution of Air and Space Power
ARTS 339           Themes in Contemporary Art
BIMS 491            Research
CSCE 416           Hardware Design Verification
MEEN 406          Energy Management in Industry
MEEN 421          Thermal-Fluids Analysis and Design
NURS 306          Foundations of Nursing Practice Theory
SENG 310          Industrial Hygiene Engineering
VTPP 434           Physiology for Bioengineers I
VTPP 435           Physiology for Bioengineers II
       
Change in Programs Attachment Q
  College of Science
     Department of Biology – BA
           BA-BIOL      Biology
 
Change in Programs Attachment R
  College of Science
     Department of Biology
           BS-BIOL      Biology – BS
 
Change in Programs Attachment S
  College of Science
     Department of Biology
           BS-BIOL      Biology Undergraduate Program
 
Change in Programs Attachment T
  College of Science
     Department of Biology
           BS-BIOL      Biology Undergraduate Program-Department Requirements
 
Change in Programs Attachment U
  College of Science
     Department of Biology
           BS-BMCB    Molecular and Cell Biology – BS
 
Change in Programs Attachment V
  College of Agriculture and Life Science
     Department of Ecosystem Science & Management
           BS-FORS    Forestry – BS
 
Change in Programs Attachment W
  College of Science
     Department of Biology
           BS-MBIO     Microbiology – BS
 
Change in Programs Attachment X
  College of Agriculture and Life Science
     Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences
           BS-RPTS    Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences – BS with Certificate
 
Change in Programs Attachment Y
  College of Science
     Department of Biology
           BS-ZOOL    Zoology – BS
 
Change in Programs Attachment Z
  College of Agriculture and Life Science
     Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences
           CERT-CU9     Community Recreation and Park Administration – Certificate
 
Change in Programs Attachment AA
  College of Agriculture and Life Science
     Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences
           CERT-CU42    Parks and Conservation – Certificate
 
Change in Programs Attachment BB
  College of Agriculture and Life Science
     Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences
           CERT-CU45    Professional Event Manager – Certificate
 
Change in Programs Attachment CC
  College of Agriculture and Life Science
     Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences
           CERT-CU60     Youth Development – Certificate
 
Change in Programs Attachment DD
  College of Science
     Department of Science
           MINOR-NRSC       Neuroscience – Minor

Special Consideration Item Attachment EE
TAMU – Galveston
  College of Engineering
     Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution
         BS-MXET-ELM     Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology – BS, Electro Marine Engineering Technology Track
 
W&C COURSES          
New Core Component Proposal – Attachment FF
         Courses Submitted for C Certification:
MATH 482-C      Research Seminar
PERF 481-C        Capstone Seminar-Performance as Research
 
New Core Component Proposal – Attachment GG
         Courses Submitted for W Certification:
AGCJ 313-W      Agricultural Media Writing I
INTS 410-W       Gender and the Global Modern
KINE 407-W       Motor Control and Learning
PERF 101-W       Introduction to Performance Studies
WFSC 413-W     Problem Solving in Wildlife and Fisheries
 
______________________________End of Consent Agenda____________________________________
 
Unfinished Business
 
Proposed Revisions to Dean and Department Head Rules – Attachment HH
Committee Reports
 
Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) Report – Attachment II   (uploaded 10/8/18)
Paul Batista, Faculty Athletics Representative, Associate Professor of Sport Management
 
Core Curriculum Council
New Courses Submitted for Cultural Discourse Attachment JJ
ANTH 301-CD      Indians of North America
NURS 421-CD      Care of Community Health Clients
NURS 464-CD      Health Promotion Across the Lifespan for the RN
SOCI 207-CD        Introduction to Gender and Society
 
New Courses Submitted for International and Cultural Diversity Designation – Attachment KK
AGEC 452-ICD      International Trade & Agriculture
AGEC 453-ICD      International Agribusiness Marketing
ARAB 201-ICD      Intermediate Arabic I
ARAB 202-ICD      Intermediate Arabic II
ARCH 458-ICD      Cultural and Ethical Considerations for Global Practice
ARTS 149-ICD       Art History Survey I
ENGL 232-ICD      Survey of English Literature II
ENGL 339-ICD      African-American Literature Post-1930
ENGL 340-ICD      Modern and Contemporary Drama
ENGL 374-ICD      Women Writers
ENGL 376-ICD      The American Novel Since 1900
ENGL 401-ICD      Contemporary Literary Theory
GEOG 323-ICD     Geography of Latin America
HLTH 236-ICD       Race, Ethnicity, and Health
HORT 335-ICD      Sociohorticulture
INTS 211-ICD        Foundations in Cultural Studies
INTS 301-ICD        Theories of Globalization
ITAL 201-ICD         Intermediate Italian I
ITAL 202-ICD         Intermediate Italian II
LAND 240-ICD       History of Landscape Architecture
NURS 466-ICD      Community Health for the RN
SPMT 337-ICD      International Sport Business
 
Other Committee Reports 
Academic Affairs Committee
Budget Information Committee
Core Curriculum Council
Legislative Affairs Committee
Personnel & Welfare Committee
Planning Committee
Research Committee

Old Business
 
Draft of Proposed 2019-2020 University Academic Calendar and Abbreviated Projection of the 2020-2021 University Academic Calendar Attachment LL
 
New Business
EC Resolution on Fields of Study (FOS) – Attachment MM -- Updated 10/8/2018 
 
Proposed Revisions to Student Rules Attachment NN
Rule 28     Student Conduct Files and Reports
 
Committee of the Whole
 
Adjourn