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TAMU Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda
April 8, 2019
3:15pm
Rudder 601
http://facultysenate.tamu.edu
 
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
 
GUEST SPEAKER                                                                                                                                        
Michael Young, President
 
Andy Morriss, Dean of the School of Innovation
 
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Heather Wilkinson, Associate Dean, Dean of Faculties

Aggie Spirit Award Donations
 

SPEAKER COMMENTS
 
 
MINUTESAttachment A 
Approval of March 18, 2019 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
GRADUATE COUNCIL 
New Courses – Attachment B
BIOL 621               R for Biologists       
ESSM 646             Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for Remote Sensing
LAW 7859             Probate and Estate Planning Clinic
 
Change in Courses – Attachment C
EDCI 715              Academic Writing for Graduate Students
EDTC 608             Online Course Design
EPSY 618             Neurodevelopment and Genetic Disorders in Children
SCSC 605            Pedology
SCSC 624            Soil Chemistry
SCSC 625            Biofuels and the Environment
SCSC 641            Plant Breeding I
SCSC 650            Mode of Action and Environmental Fate of Herbicides
SCSC 651            Weed Biology and Ecology
SCSC 657            Environmental Soil and Water Science
SCSC 660            Experimental Designs in Agriculture
WFSC 614            Down River: Biology of Gulf Coastal Fishes
WFSC 624            Dynamics of Populations
 
Change in Programs Attachment D
   College of Liberal Arts
       Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
           MS-PSYC              Master of Science in Psychology
 
Special Consideration Item Attachment E
   College of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences and Bush School of Government & Public Service
       Departments of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences and Public Service & Administration
           BS/MPS-WFSC/PSAA-BPS --      
              Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - 5 year Bachelor of Science/ Master of Public Service Administration
 
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE 
New Courses – Attachment F
PSYC 316              Media Psychology
 
Change in Courses – Attachment G
AGEC 315             Building Customer Relationships in AgriFood Selling
HIST 336               Europe Since 1919
MUSC 245            Composition I
MUSC 318            Electronic Composition
PERF 301              Performance in World Cultures
PERF 325              Dance and World Cultures
PERF 327              Popular Musics in the African Diaspora
PERF 328              Japanese Traditional Performing Arts
PERF 386              Evolution of the American Musical
PERF 402              Intermedia Performance
PSYC 301              Elementary Statistics for Psychology
PSYC 302              Research Methods and Design in Psychology
PSYC 307              Developmental Psychology
PSYC 315              Social Psychology
PSYC 320              Sensation-Perception
PSYC 340              Psychology of Learning
SCSC 304              Plant Breeding and Genetics
SCSC 311              Principles of Crop Production
SCSC 446              Weed Management and Ecology
THAR 156              Dress in World Cultures
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal – Attachment H
     College of Liberal Arts
        Department of Performance Studies
           MUSC 326             Dance and Identity in the United States
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal – Attachment I
     College of Liberal Arts
        Department of Performance Studies
           MUSC 386             Evolution of the American Musical
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal – Attachment J
     College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
        Department of Soil & Crop Sciences
           SCSC 452              Chemical Weed Control Laboratory
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal – Attachment K  
     Texas A&M University Galveston
       Department of Marine Engineering Technology
          MARE 180              Basic Machine Shop Techniques
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal – Attachment L  
     Texas A&M University Galveston
       Department of Marine Engineering Technology
          MARE 303              Marine Thermodynamics
 
Special Consideration Item Attachment M
     School of Public Health
        Department of Public Health
           MINOR-GHLT        Global Health - Minor              
 
Change in Programs – Inactivation Proposal – Attachment N
     College of Liberal Arts
       Department of Liberal Arts
          MINOR-LBAH         Liberal Arts Honors – Minor
 
Change in Programs – Inactivation Proposal – Attachment O
     College of Liberal Arts
       Department of Performance Studies
          MINOR-PTCH         Performance Technology - Minor
  
W&C COURSES 
Courses Submitted for W Certification – Attachment P
COMM 458-W      Global Media
COMM 476-W      Advanced Social Media
FINC 350-W          Ethics in Financial Decision-Making
RPTS 401-W         Tourism and Recreation Enterprises
 
 
Courses Submitted for W Certification-TAMU Galveston – Attachment Q
MARA 440-W       Global Economy and Enterprise Management
 
  
______________________________End of Consent Agenda____________________________________
 
 
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
CORE CURRICULUM COUNCIL COURSE REPORT Attachment R (no course documents)
Courses Submitted for Recertification in Foundational Component Area: Communication
ENGL 203           Writing About Literature
  
Courses Submitted for Recertification in Foundational Component Area: Lang, Phil, Culture
HIST 103             World History to 1500
HIST/RELS 221    History of Islam
                    
Courses Submitted for Recertification in Foundational Component Area: Life & Physical Sciences
GEOG 213           Planet Earth Laboratory      
 
 
OTHER COMMITTEE REPORTS 
Appendix to the Standard Administrative Procedure: Selection, Evaluation, and Retention of Deans and Department Heads Attachment S – For Informational Review & Discussion

 
OLD BUSINESS
 
 
NEW BUSINESS
Proposed Revisions to Student Rules
Rule 7                Attendance – Attachment T
Rule 24.4.23      Abuse of Student Conduct Process – Attachment U
 
 
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 
 
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