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TAMU Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda
October 12, 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                                                                                                                                        
John Sharp, Chancellor, TAMU System
 
 
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 A 
 
(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 B
Approval of September 14, 2020 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
Click here for instructions on reviewing red-lined curricular changes.

GRADUATE COUNCIL
New Courses
BICH 658: Application of Scientific Values in Daily Research Practice
ECEN 740: Machine Learning Engineering
EPSY 617: Advanced Topics in Temperament, Behavior Problems, and Psychopathology
EPSY 639: Experimental Research Design in Educational Settings
ESET 611: Industrial Internet of Things
ESET 662: Advanced Control Systems
IDIS 656: Leading People and Managing Performance
INTA 701: Women, International Development and Environmental Conflict
INTA 708: Data Science and Visualization for Policy Analysis
INTA 710: Intelligence Collection Systems
KINE 652: Methods in Human Clinical Research
MMET 663: Machine Elements in Mechanical Design Applications II
MPHY 603: Applied Microscopy for Biomedical Research
MPHY 635: Lymphatics - Regulation of Immunology and Inflammation
MEEN 690: Entrepreneurship in Nano and Energy Systems
MSCI 603: Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Metastasis
OCEN 660: Data Science for Ocean Engineers
SCMT 665: Artificial Intelligence for Business
SOPH 671: Applied Research in Global Health
 
Change in Courses
GENE 620: Cytogenetics
ISTM 655: Security Management and Compliance
MEEN 607: Polymer Physical Properties
MEEN 631: Microscale Thermodynamics
MEEN 634: Dynamics and Modeling of Mechatronic Systems
MEEN 642: Gas Turbine Heat Transfer and Cooling Technology
MEEN 688: Advanced Solid Mechanics
MSCI 650: Foundations of Clinical and Translational Research
PETE 630: Geostatistics and Data Analytics
VPAT 653: Pathology of Laboratory Animals
 
Change in Programs
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
  Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Science
   MRYD-RYDV: Master of Recreation and Youth Development
 
Change in Programs
College of Architecture
  Department of Construction Science
   MS-COMG: Master of Science in Construction Management
 
Change in Programs
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
  Department of Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management
   MS-RWFM: Master of Science in Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management
 
Change in Programs
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
  Department of Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management
   PHD-RWFM: Doctor of Philosophy in Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management
 
Change in Programs – Inactivation Proposal
School of Public Health
  Department of Health Promotion & Community Health Science
   CERT-CG57: Health Coaching for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management - Certificate
 
Special Consideration Item
College of Education & Human Development
  Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture
   CERT-PSST: Post-Secondary Science Teaching Certificate
 
Special Consideration Item
College of Nursing
  Department of Nursing
   DNP-NRPR: Doctor of Nursing Practice
 
Special Consideration Item
College of Architecture
  Department of Construction Science
   PHD-COSC: Doctor of Philosophy in Construction Science
 
Special Consideration Item
College of Liberal Arts
  Department of Performance Studies
   BA/MA-PERF/PERF-LPF: Performance Studies - 5-Year Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts in Performance Studies
 
 
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
New Courses

OCEN 460: Data Science for Ocean Engineers
RWFM 202: Concepts in Applied Plant Biology
RWFM 305: Principles and Practices of Wildlife and Fisheries Management
RWFM 321: Communicating Natural Resources
RWFM 345: Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management and Policy
RWFM 349: Rangeland and Wildlife Animal Nutrition
RWFM 350: Wildlife Population Dynamics
RWFM 354: Wildlife Anatomy and Physiology
RWFM 370: Aquatic Vegetation Management
RWFM 401: Rangeland Plant and Herbivory Dynamics
RWFM 421: Upland Bird Management
RWFM 422: Large Mammal Management
RWFM 423: Waterfowl and Wetland Management
RWFM 424: Wildlife Damage Management
RWFM 425: Carnivore Management
RWFM 444: Aquaculture Hatchery Management
RWFM 445: Fish Health and Diseases
RWFM 446: Fish Physiology
RWFM 461: Community-Based Conservation
 
New Courses – Galveston
MARB 215: Marine Zoology
 
Change in Courses
HEFB 324: Technology and Teaching Skills for the 21st Century Learner
HLTH 222: Concepts in Peer Health Education
HLTH 332: School Health Program
HLTH 335: Human Diseases
HLTH 353: Drugs and Society
HLTH 403: Consumer Health
HLTH 410: Worksite Health Promotion
HLTH 415: Health Education Methodology
HLTH 421: Elementary School Health Instruction
KINE 318: Athletic Injuries
KINE 334: Coaching in Personal Training
MMET 307: Computer Design Graphics
PHLT 307: Public Health in the Global Context
RPTS 323: Managing Hospitality and Recreation Organizations
RPTS 370: Youth Development Organizations and Services
SCMT 300: Business Communications I
SCMT 361: Operations Planning and Control
 
Change in Programs
Mays Business School
  Department of Information & Operations Management
   BBA-SCMT: Supply Chain Management - BBA
 
Change in Programs
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
  Department of Agricultural Economics
   BS-AGBU: Agribusiness - BS
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
  Department of Health & Kinesiology
   BS-CHLT: Community Health - BS
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
  Department of Health & Kinesiology
   BS-HLTH-AHO: Health - BS, Allied Health Track
 
Change in Programs
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
  Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Science
   CERT-PETM: Professional Event Management - Certificate
 
 
W&C COURSES 
Courses Submitted for C Certification
MATH 396-C: Communications in Mathematics
 
Courses Submitted for W Certification
ATMO 459-W: Tropical Meteorology
BESC 484-W: Field Experience
ENGL 107-W: Introduction to the Health Humanities
ENGL 482-W: Health Humanities Senior Seminar
FREN 418-W: Seminar in French Civilization
MATH 467-W: Modern Geometry
  
______________________________End of Consent Agenda____________________________________
 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
CORE CURRICULUM COUNCIL COURSE REPORT – Attachment C
New Courses Submitted for Foundational Component Area: Life & Physical Sciences
MARS 102-GE: Ocean and Earth Science
 
 
OTHER COMMITTEE REPORTS – None
 
 
NEW BUSINESS
Resolution in Support of Formation of a Graduate School Attachment D
 
Election – Vacant Seat on FS Executive Committee
Candidate Statements Attachment E
  Candidate Statement Presentations:
            Patricia K. Smith, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
            Mark Sicilio, College of Medicine
 
Election
 
Emergency Item: Proposed Amendment to Title IX Language in Minimum Syllabus Requirements – Attachment F
 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 
 
ADJOURN