December 11, 2017

Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes
December 11, 2017
3:15pm
Rudder 601
http://facultysenate.tamu.edu
 
Call to Order
Speaker Price called the meeting to order at 3:15pm.
 
Consent Agenda
 
GRADUATE COUNCIL – GC REPORT – November 2017
 
New Courses – Passed    FS.35.101
            BICH 679                     Building Scientific Relationships
            BIOL 686                     Biomedical Therapeutics Development
            COMM 611                  Advanced Quantitative Methods in Communication Research
            COMM 616                  Topics in Communication Methods
            COMM 626                  Communication Law and Policy
            COMM 638                  Crisis Communication
            COMM 664                  Media Processes and Effects
            COMM 667                  Media and Health
            DHUM 601                  Digital Humanities Theory and Practice
            ENTO 635                   Vector-Borne Disease Management and Response in Human and Animal Systems
            EPSY 603                     Qualitative Methodologies in Educational Research
            ESSM 633                     Coastal Processes and Ecosystem Management
            FINC 634                     Commercial Credit Analysis
            FINC 671                     Opportunities in Real Estate Finance
            GEOL 617                   Introduction to the Petroleum Industry
            HIST 614                                  Research in U.S. in the World
            HPCH 625                    Health of Refugees and Displaced Populations
            NFSC 655                     Nutrition and Healthy Aging
            PHPM 637                    Political Foundations of Public Health
            PHPM 653                    Health Economics and Insurance
            POLS 611                     Seminar in Political Behavior
            POLS 612                     Seminar in Political Institutions
            RPTS 671                      Practice and Development of Effective Skills for Youth Development
            RPTS 672                      Community Based Participatory Research
            RPTS 679                      Research and Analysis of Issues and Trends in Youth Development
 
Change in Courses – Passed    FS.35.102
ALEC 601             Advanced Methods in Agricultural Education
ALEC 602             Advanced Instructional Design in Agricultural Science
ALEC 604             Writing for Professional Publication
ALEC 605             Facilitating Complete Secondary Agricultural Science Programs
ALEC 606             Foundations of Leadership Theory
ALEC 607             Youth Leadership Programs
ALEC 608             Leadership in Volunteers
ALEC 609             Learning Organizations
ALEC 610             Principles of Adult Education
ALEC 611             Advanced Methods in Distance Education
ALEC 612             Advanced Instructional Design for Online Learning
ALEC 613             Techniques in eLearning Development and Delivery
ALEC 615             Philosophy of Agricultural Education
ALEC 616             Facilitation of Leadership Programs
ALEC 620             Instrumentation and Survey Research Methods
ALEC 622             Data Collection, Analysis, and Interpretation in Research in ALEC
ALEC 624             Developing Funded Research Programs
ALEC 625             Program Evaluation and Organizational Accountability
ALEC 630             Guidance and Counseling for Rural Youth
ALEC 640             Methods of Technological Change
ALEC 644             The Agricultural Advisor in Developing Nations
ALEC 645             Initiating, Managing and Monitoring Projects of International Agricultural Development
ALEC 646             Institutions Serving Agriculture in Developing Nations
ALEC 681             Seminar
ALEC 685             Directed Studies
ALEC 689             Special Topics in…
ALEC 690             Theory of Agricultural Education Research
ALEC 691             Research
ALEC 692             Professional Study
ALEC 695             Frontiers in Research
ANTH 661             Environmental Archaeology
BAEN 601             Advanced Agricultural Systems Analysis
BAEN 614             Renewable Energy Conversions
BAEN 617             Fundamentals of Nanoscale Biological Engineering
BAEN 631             Bioprocesses and Separations in Biotechnology
BAEN 661             Experimental Methods in Biological and Agricultural Engineering
BAEN 665             Design of Biological Waste Treatment Systems
BAEN 670             Air Pollution Engineering
BAEN 672             Small Watershed Hydrology
BAEN 673             Modeling Small Watersheds
BAEN 690             Theory of Research
COMM 610                       Social Science Methods in Communication Research
COMM 651                       Presidential Communication
COMM 662                       Survey of Media Studies
COMM 663                       Seminar in Media Studies
ECON 611             Foundations of Macroeconomic Theory
ENTO 618             Medical and Veterinary Entomology
HPCH 604             Social Ecology and Global Health
HPCH 691             Research
LAW 631                           Copyright
LAW 661                           Intellectual Property Survey
LAW 666                           Copyright and New Media
MEEN 649             Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
MEPS 605             Plant Biochemistry
NFSC 632              Nutrition in Disease
NRSC 685             Directed Studies
OCNG 651                       Dynamics of Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction
PHEB 691             Research
PHEO 655             Human Factors
PHEO 691             Research
PHPM 691             Research
PHYS 616              Methods of Theoretical Physics II
POSC 681              Seminar
PSAA 651              Homeland Security and Homeland Defense
SPED 621              Overview of Exceptional Students
SPED 630              Early Literacy for Students with Diverse Instructional Needs
SPSY 614                           Integrated Assessment Practicum
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed    FS.35.103
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
                 CERT-CG8: Community Development-Certificate
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed    FS.35.104
College of Liberal Arts
     Department of English
                 CERT-CG13: Digital Humanities-Certificate
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed    FS.35.105
School of Public Health
     Department of Health Policy and Management
                 MHA-HADM: Master of Health Administration in Health Administration
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed    FS.35.106
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Nutrition and Food Science
                 MS-FSTC: Master of Science in Food Science and Technology
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed    FS.35.107
College of Education
     Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development
                 PHD-EHRD: Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Human Resource Development
 
Special Consideration Item - Passed    FS.35.108
School of Public Health
     Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences
                 CERT-CG58: Global Health-Certificate
 
Special Consideration Item - Passed    FS.35.109
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Entomology
CERT-VBDR: Vector Biology and Vector-Borne Disease Response in Human and Animal Systems-Certificate
 
Miscellaneous Request - Passed    FS.35.110
Graduate Courses Taught in Non-traditional Formats- Spring 2018- 2nd Request
 
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE – UCC REPORT – November 2017
 
New Courses – Passed   FS.35.111
AGCJ 408              Advertising Copy and Design
ALEC 399             High-Impact Experience
ANSC 101             Introductory Seminar in Animal Science
ANSC 113             Farm Animal Biosystems
ANSC 399             Animal Science Experience
ANSC 498             Animal Science Capstone
ANTH 304             Archaeology Roadshow
ARTS 234              Body Art of Tattoos
ARTS 315              Figure Drawing for Narrative and Concept Development
ARTS 328              Advanced Painting
ARTS 333              Visual and Material Culture of the Mediterranean
ARTS 339              Contemporary Art Survey
ARTS 340              History of the Photographic Image
ARTS 341              History of Animation
ARTS 342              History of Graphic Design
ARTS 343              History of Illustration
ARTS 345              History of Gaming
BICH 403              Cellular Biophysics
CLAS 261              Great Books of the Classical Tradition
CLAS 262              Great Books of Christian Antiquity and the Latin Middle Ages
CSCE 429              Software Development, Globalization, and Culture Abroad
DASC 218             Introduction to Dairy Science
EDCI 358              Instructional Methods in Engineering and Technology Education
ENGL 292             Introduction to Literature and Medicine
ENGL 342             The Rhetoric of Gender and Health
ENGL 343             Fairy Tales in the English Tradition
ENGL 395             Topics in Literature and Medicine
ESSM 281              Seminar in Ecosystem and Science Management
FILM 358             Screenwriting
FIVS 310                    Digital Forensics and Incident Response
HIST 458                           The History of Childhood and Family in America
HIST 474                           Topics in Historical Ethnical Conflict
HORT 360             Landscapes of Sustainable Built Environments
HORT 450             Processing Coffee and High-Value Horticultural Crops
MUST 251             Foundations of Museum Studies
NFSC 204              Perspectives in Nutrition and Food Science
PHYS 216              Experimental Physics and Engineering Lab II- Mechanics
PHYS 217              Experimental Physics and Engineering Lab III- Electricity and Magnetism
PSYC 440              Hormones and Behavior
RPTS 323               Tourism Management
RPTS 479              Research and Analysis of Issues and Trends in Youth Development
SOCI 421                          Gender and Crime
SPMT 316              Sales Strategies in Sport Organizations
VIST 131                           First Year Seminar
VIST 409                           Capstone Studio
VIST 439                           Capstone Proposal Development
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
 
New Courses - Passed   FS.35.112
MARE 111             Methods in Engineering Technology
MARE 112             Graphics in Engineering Technology
MAST 230             Maritime Folklore
MAST 240             Introduction to Maritime Studies
 
Change in Courses – Passed   FS.35.113
AERO 351             Aerothermodynamics and Propulsion
AGCJ 281              Journalism Concepts for Agriculture
AGCJ 306              Theory and Practice of Agricultural Public Relations
AGCJ 313              Agricultural Media Writing I
AGCJ 405              Agricultural Publications Production
AGCJ 406             Agricultural Public Relations Methods
AGCJ 407              Web Authoring in Agricultural Communication
AGCJ 413              Emerging Media in Agriculture
AGEC 340             Agribusiness Management
AGSC 301             Introduction to Agricultural Science Teaching
AGSC 383             Teaching Agricultural Mechanics
AGSC 384             Clinical Professional Experience
AGSC 402             Designing Instruction for Secondary Agricultural Science Programs
AGSC 405             Facilitating Complete Secondary Agricultural Science Programs
AGSC 425             Learner Centered Instruction in Agricultural Science
AGSC 436             Professional Teaching Internship in AGSC
AGSC 484             Field Experience
AGSM 301             Systems Analysis in Agriculture
AGSM 310             Agricultural Machinery Management
AGSM 315             Food Process Engineering Technology
AGSM 325             Agri-Industrial Applications of Electricity
AGSM 335             Water and Soil Management
AGSM 337             Technology for Environmental and Natural Resource Engineering
AGSM 360             Occupational Safety Management
AGSM 435             Irrigation Principles and Management
AGSM 439             Management of Agricultural Systems I
AGSM 440             Management of Agricultural Systems II
AGSM 473             Project Management for Agricultural Systems Technology
ALEC 350             Global Agricultural Issues
ALEC 460             Applying International Development Theories to Agriculture
ALED 301             Personal Leadership Education
ALED 340             Survey of Leadership Theory
ALED 341             Team Learning
ALED 344             Leadership of Volunteers
ALED 401             Advanced Professional Leadership Development
ALED 424             Applied Ethics in Leadership
ALED 426             Leading and Training Adult Learners
ALED 440             Leading Change
ALED 481             Seminar
ALED 491             Research
ALED 494             Internship
ANSC 107             General Animal Science
ANSC 108             General Animal Science Laboratory
ANSC 303             Principles of Animal Nutrition
ANSC 305             Animal Breeding
ANSC 307             Meats
ANSC 318             Animal Feeds and Feeding
ANSC 333             Reproduction of Farm Animals
ANSC 404             Behavior and Management of Domestic Animals
ANSC 406             Beef Cattle Production and Management
ANSC 408             Management of Stocker and Feedlot Cattle
ANSC 414             Sheep and Goat Production and Management
ANSC 434             Animal Reproduction Management
ANSC 447             Advanced Meat Science and Technology
ANTH 302             Archaeology of North America
ANTH 303             Archaeology of the American Southwest
ANTH 330             Field Research in Anthropology
ANTH 350             European Archaeology
ANTH 419             Indians of Texas
ANTH 427             Human Biological Variation
ANTH 444             Classical Archaeology
ANTH 461             Environmental Archaeology
ARTS 210              Introduction to Digital Photography
ATTR 202             Field Experience in Athletic Training II
ATTR 301             Field Experience in Athletic Training I
ATTR 302             Field Experience in Athletic Training II
BAEN 201             Analysis of Biological and Agricultural Engineering Problems
BAEN 301             Biological and Agricultural Engineering Fundamentals I
BAEN 302             Biological and Agricultural Engineering Fundamentals II
BAEN 320             Engineering Thermodynamics
BAEN 340             Fluid Mechanics
BAEN 354             Engineering Properties of Biological Materials
BAEN 365             Unit Operations for Biological and Agricultural Engineering
BAEN 366             Transport Processes in Biological Systems
BAEN 370             Measurement and Control of Biological Systems in Agricultural Processes
BAEN 375             Design Fundamentals for Agricultural Machines and Structures
BAEN 412             Hydraulic Power
BAEN 414             Renewable Energy Conversions
BAEN 427             Engineering Aspects of Packaging
BAEN 431             Fundamentals of Bioseparations
BAEN 460             Principles of Environmental Hydrology
BAEN 465             Design of Biological Waste Treatment Systems
BAEN 468             Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
BAEN 469             Water Quality Engineering
BAEN 471             Bioreactor Engineering
BAEN 477             Air Pollution Engineering
BAEN 479             Biological and Agricultural Engineering Design I
BAEN 480             Biological and Agricultural Engineering Design II
BICH 404              Biochemical Calculations
BICH 432              Laboratory in Molecular Genetics
BICH 440              Biochemistry I
BICH 441              Biochemistry II
BIOL 318              Chordate Anatomy
BIOL 320              Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL 335              Invertebrate Zoology
BIOL 352              Diagnostic Bacteriology
BIOL 357              Ecology
BIOL 388              Principles of Animal Physiology
BIOL 413              Cell Biology
BIOL 423              Cell Biology Laboratory
BIOL 434              Regulatory and Behavioral Neuroscience
BIOL 435              Laboratory for Regulatory and Behavioral Neuroscience
BIOL 451              Bioinformatics
CHEM 446             Organic Chemistry III
COMM 305                       Theories of Communication
COMM 307                       Mass Communication, Law and Society
COMM 308                       Research Methods in Communication
COMM 340                       Communication and Popular Culture
COMM 345                       Media Industries
COMM 350                       Theories of Mediated Communication
COMM 354                       Political Economy of Telecommunication
COMM 360                       Cultural History of the Media
COMM 370                       Health Communication
COMM 375                       Media Audiences
COMM 410                       Radio, Records, and Popular Music
COMM 415                       New Media and Civil Society
COMM 443                       Communication and Conflict
COMM 446                       Communication, Organizations, and Society
COMM 450                       Media Campaigns
CVEN 301             Environmental Engineering
CVEN 311             Fluid Dynamics
CVEN 413             Natural Environmental Systems
CVEN 458             Hydraulic Engineering of Water Distribution Systems
CVEN 462             Engineering Hydrogeology
CVEN 463             Engineering Hydrology
DASC 418             Diary Science Consortium
DCED 161             Ballet II
DCED 162             Ballet III
DCED 172             Modern Dance II
DCED 173             Modern Dance III
ECON 328             Economics of Education
ECON 330             Economic Development
ECON 436             Environmental Economics
ECON 484             Internship
EDCI 354              Early Childhood and Adolescent Curriculum and Lesson Design
ENGL 350             Twentieth-Century Literature to World War II
ENTO 306             Insect Physiology
ENTO 424             Insect Ecology
ENTO 425             Disease Ecology
ENTO 428             Insect Biotechnology
ENTO 429             Insect Biotechnology Laboratory
ENTO 431             The Science of Forensic Entomology
EURO 441             The Russian Novel I- Tolsoty and Dostoevsky
EURO 442             The Russian Novel II- The Twentieth Century
FIVS 308                           Forensic Implications of Inheritance
FIVS 316                           Biotechnology and Forensics
FIVS 401                           Forensic Soil Science
FIVS 415                           Practice and Principles of Science and Law
FIVS 421                           Latent Print Processing
FIVS 435                           Case Studies in Problem Solving
FIVS 481                           Seminar
FIVS 482                           Occupational and Professional Development
FREN 422             Studies in Gender and French Literature
GENE 301             Comprehensive Genetics
GEOG 405                       Field Trips
GEOS 470             Data Analysis Methods in Geosciences
GERM 315             Literary Investigations- German Short Fiction
HORT 201             Horticultural Science and Practices
HORT 404             Plant Breeding
HORT 432             Horticulture Landscape Design
INTS 484                           Directed Studies
KINE 260             Movement Lab- Ballet I
KINE 271             Movement Lab- Modern Dance I
KINE 302             Applied Exercise Physiology for Coaches
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
MATH 148             Calculus II for Biological Sciences
MATH 325             The Mathematics of Interest
MUSC 245             Composition I
MUSC 345             Composition II
MUSC 400             Senior Seminar and Project
OCNG 203                       Communicating Oceanography Laboratory
OCNG 281                       Seminar
OCNG 303                       Professional Communication in Oceanography
OCNG 404                       Ocean Observing Systems
OCNG 420                       Biological Oceanography
OCNG 425                       Microbial Oceanography
OCNG 430                       Geological Oceanography
OCNG 440                       Chemical Oceanography
OCNG 451                       Mathematical Modeling of Ocean Climate
OCNG 461                       Advanced Oceanographic Data Analysis and Communication
OCNG 485                       Directed Studies
OCNG 489                       Special Topics
PHIL 305                          Philosophy of the Natural Sciences
PHIL 307                          Philosophy of the Social Sciences
PHIL 320                          Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 332                          Social and Political Philosophy
PHIL 334                          Philosophy of Law
PHIL 351                          Theory of Knowledge
PHIL 361                          Metaphysics
PHIL 376                          Philosophy, Film and Evil
PHIL 381                          Ethical Theory
PHIL 409                          Studies in Gender and Philosophy
PHIL 410                          Classical Philosophy
PHIL 411                          Medieval Philosophy
PHIL 413                          Eighteenth-Century Philosophy
PHIL 414                          Nineteenth-Century Philosophy
PHIL 415                          American Philosophy
PHIL 417                          Phenomenology
PHIL 418                          Existentialism
PHIL 424                          Philosophy of Language
PHIL 464                          Modern Jewish Thought and Philosophy
PHYS 328              Experimental Physics II
RDNG 371                        Multicultural and Interdisciplinary Literature for Middle Grades
RPTS 300              Supervised Field Studies
RPTS 336              Research and Analysis in Recreation and Tourism
RPTS 381              Visitor and Resource Protection II
RPTS 381              Visitor and Resource Protection III
RPTS 446              Information Technology Adoption and Use in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Organizations
RPTS 474              Management of Programs and Services for Youth
RPTS 476              Leadership in Outdoor Recreation
RPTS 484              Internship
RPTS 485              Directed Studies
SCSC 430                          Turfgrass Maintenance
SCSC 441                          Advances in Agronomic Sciences
THAR 482             Topics in American Theatre and Performance
WFSC 101             Introduction to Wildlife and Fisheries
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Courses- Passed   FS.35.114
MARA 435             Labor Law and Policy
MARB 445             Marine Fisheries Management
MARE 207             Electrical Power I
MARE 309             Marine Construction Materials
MARE 401             Marine Auxiliary Systems
MAST 220             Introduction to Museums and Conservation
MAST 369             Collections Care and Management
MAST 470             Advanced Museum Studies
 
Course Inactivation – Passed   FS.35.115
            BIOL 295                     Research Fundamentals in the Life Sciences
            BIOL 300                     Research Seminar- Tropical Ecology in Costa Rica
            BIOL 400                     Tropical Ecology in Costa Rica
            BIOL 463                     Epigenetic Mechanisms and Inheritance
            BIOL 493                     Independent Bioinformatics Research
            ENTO 313                   Biology of Insects
            OCNG 401                   Interdisciplinary Oceanography
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.116
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
                 BS-AGSM: Agricultural Systems Management- BS
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.117
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Animal Science
                 BS-ANSC-ANS: Animal Science-BS, Science Option
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.118
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Animal Science
                 BS-ANSC-PIN+: Animal Science-BS, Production/Industry Option
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.119
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
                 BS-BICH: Biochemistry-BS
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.120
College of Geosciences
     Department of Geosciences
                 BS-ENGS: Environmental Geosciences-BS
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.121
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
                 BS-GENE: Genetics- BS
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.122
College of Science
     Department of Physics and Astronomy
                 BS-PHYS: Physics-BS
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.123
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences
                 BS-RPTS: Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences- BS with Certificate
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.124
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
BS-WFSC-FAS: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences-BS, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences Track
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.125
College of Liberal Arts
     CERT-CU15: Diversity- Certificate
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.126
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences
                 CERT-CU60: Youth Development-Certificate
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.127
College of Liberal Arts
     MINOR-AFST: Africana Studies-Minor
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.128
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Horticultural Sciences
                 MINOR-HORT: Horticulture-Minor
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.129
College of Liberal Arts
     Department of Philosophy and Humanities
                 MINOR-PHIL: Philosophy-Minor
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.130
College of Liberal Arts
     MINOR-RELS: Religious Studies- Minor
 
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.131
College of Liberal Arts
     MINOR-WGST: Women’s & Gender Studies- MInor
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.132
Texas A&M University at Galveston
     Department of Liberal Studies
                 BA-MAST: Maritime Studies-BA
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.133
Texas A&M University at Galveston
     Department of Marine Science
BS/MMR-OCRE/MARM-GMR: Ocean and Coastal Resources 5-year Bachelor of Science/Master of Marine Resource Management
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.134
Texas A&M University at Galveston
     Department of Marine Biology
                 BS-MARB-LIO: Marine Biology-BS, License Option
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.135
Texas A&M University at Galveston
     Department of Marine Biology
                 BS-MARF: Marine Fisheries-BS
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.136
Texas A&M University at Galveston
     Department of Marine Engineering Technology
                 BS-MARR: Marine Engineering Technology- BS
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.137
Texas A&M University at Galveston
     Department of Marine Engineering Technology
                 BS-MARR-LIO: Marine Engineering Technology- BS, License Option
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.138
Texas A&M University at Galveston
     Department of Marine Science
                 BS-MARS: Marine Sciences-BS
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.139
Texas A&M University at Galveston
     Department of Marine Science
                 BS-MARS-LIO: Marine Sciences-BS, License Option
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.140
Texas A&M University at Galveston
     Department of Marine Transportation
                 BS-MART: Marine Transportation- BS
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.141
Texas A&M University at Galveston
     Department of Marine Science
                 BS-OCRE: Ocean and Coastal Resources-BS
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.142
Texas A&M University at Galveston
     Department of Liberal Studies
                 BS-USGA-MLP*: University Studies-BS, Marine Environmental Law and Policy Concentration
 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Passed   FS.35.143
Texas A&M University at Galveston
     Department of Liberal Studies
                 MINOR-MAST: Maritime Studies- Minor
 
Miscellaneous Request - Passed   FS.35.144
Courses Taught in Non-traditional Formats- Spring 2018- second request
 
W-Courses – October- Passed   FS.35.145
Courses submitted for W Certification:
ANTH 350 Archaeology of the Old World
COMM 460           Communication and Contemporary Issues: Surveillance Society
CSCE 491  Research
ESSM 281  Seminar in Ecosystem Science and Management
KINE 435 Physiology of Exercise Lab
VIBS 489               Special Topics: Case Studies in Global One Health
VIST 235               Theory and Practice in Visualization
 
Courses submitted for W Recertification:
BICH 414  Biochemical Techniques I
BICH/GENE 432 Laboratory in Molecular Genetics
BMEN 450 Case Studies
ENGL 303 Approaches in English
ENTO 481 Seminar
NUEN 405 Nuclear Engineering Experiments
POLS 454  Contemporary Political Ideas
RDNG 372            Reading and Writing across the Middle Grades Curriculum
RDNG 472            Teaching Writing in Elementary and Middle Grade Classrooms
URPN 202 Building Better Cities
WFSC 449 Professional Aspects of Aquatic Ecology
 
 
Courses submitted for C Recertification:
BIOL 388              Principles of Animal Physiology
 
 
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Committee Reports
Core Curriculum Committee- November 2017- Passed   FS.35.146
THAR 281 History of the Theatre II
ENGL 292 Introduction to Literature and Medicine
CLAS 261  Great Books of the Classical Tradition
CLAS 262  Great Books of Christian Antiquity and the Latin Middle Ages
MUST 221 Foundations of Museum Studies
ENGL 350 Twentieth-Century Literature to World War II
PHYS 125  Soft matter Physics for Non-Physicists
GEOL 207 Dinosaur World
STAT 201  Elementary Statistical Inference  
 
Informational Review Items - All were reviewed
College of Dentistry- New Courses   FS.35.147
OMFP 621 Scientific Writing I
OMFP 622 Scientific Writing II
OMFP 623 Scientific Writing III
OMFP 624 Scientific Writing IV
OMFP 625 Scientific Writing V
OMFP 626 Scientific Writing VI
OMFP 627 Scientific Writing VII
OMFP 628 Scientific Writing VIII
OMFP 629 Scientific Writing IX
ORTH 656 TMD Clinic VI
ORTH 657 TMD Clinic VII
ORTH 658 TMD Clinic VIII
ORTH 659 TMD Clinic IX
 
School of Law- Course Change Request    FS.35.148
            LAW 7203        Copyright
            LAW 7865S       Family Law and Veterans Advocacy Clinic
            LAW 7869        Innocence Project
            LAW 7972        Moot Court Competition Brief Writer
            LAW 7973        Mood Court Competition Brief Writer
 
School of Law- Course Inactivation   FS.35.149
            LAW 7153        Children and the Law
            LAW 7362        International Business Transactions
            LAW 7405        Non-Profit Organizations
            LAW 7415        Legislation
            LAW 7644        Climate Change and Energy Law Seminar
 
College of Medicine- New Courses   FS.35.150
            MEID 619        Practice of Medicine I
            MEID 620        Practice of Medicine II
            MEID 750        Foundations in Health Systems Science
            MEID 751        Reframing Clinical Care in the Context of Health Systems Science
            MEID 814        Health Systems Science Education
            MHUM 601      Medical Spanish I- Novice to Beginner
            MHUM 602      Medical Spanish II- Beginner to Moderate
            MHUM 603      Medical Spanish III- Moderate to Advanced
            MHUM 604      Medical Spanish IV- Advanced
            MHUM 819      Medical Foreign Language and Cultural Competency
 
College of Medicine- Course Change Request   FS.35.151
            MRAD 800       Core Clerkship in Radiology
 
College of Medicine- Course Inactivation   FS.35.152
            MEID 610        Humanities, Ethics, Altruism and Leadership I
            MEID 611        Humanities, Ethics, Altruism and Leadership II
            MEID 612        Introduction to Clinical Skills I
            MEID 613        Introduction to Clinical Skills II
            MEID 615        Evidence Based Medicine, Scholarship, and Research II
            MEID 700        Becoming a Physician II
            MEID 705        Seminar Day
            MEID 709        O.C. Copper Preceptorship
 
Committee Reports
None
 
Unfinished Business
DHUM 601 was withdrawn from the Consent Agenda for further discussion.  After discussion, it was then moved to approval and seconded and unanimously carried.
 
MUSC 201 was withdrawn from the Consent Agenda for further discussion.  After discussion, it was then moved to return the course for correction of the Syllabus, that motion was seconded and carried.
 
Old Business  
FIVS 310 was tabled at the November Faculty Senate meeting for a letter of support.  That letter has been received and now a motion to take the course off the table was made.  FIVS 310 was then moved to approve the course and was approved unanimously.
 
Items Returned from Previous Meetings- require motion for consideration
None
 
New Business                     
Proposed Revisions to Student Rule 7:
After discussion and vote, there was a motion made to reject this proposed rule and send it to the Academic Affairs Committee to review and make recommendations on how to proceed.  That motion was seconded.  Motion carried.
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Fall 2017 Graduation Recommendation
            TAMU (main campus including HSC) - 4811
            TAMU Galveston- 205
            TAMU Qatar- 17
            TAMU Law- 27
There was a motion made to approve the Fall 2017 Graduation recommendation and that motion was seconded.  Motion carried.
 
Information & Discussion Only (not to be voted upon)
None
 
Committee of the Whole
 
Senator Laporte read a letter from a faculty member in the College of Liberal Arts regarding the hiring and salary of the new Football Coach.  Senator Strawser introduced a proposed resolution to pay the Chancellor $2 more, and the President $1 more, than the Head Football Coach.  He would like to have the Faculty Senate go on record with this proposed resolution. 
 
Adjourn
The meeting adjourned at 4:50 pm.