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TAMU Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda
August 10, 2020
3:00pm, via Zoom (link sent directly to Senators)
https://facultysenate.tamu.edu
Livestream: https://ttvn.tamus.edu/live/
 
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
 
GUEST SPEAKERS                                                                                                                                      
Dr. Carol Fierke, Provost
 
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Dr. Jocelyn Widmer, Assistant Provost for Academic Innovation, and
Dr. Juan Garza, Assistant Vice President for Academic Services & Director of Provost Information Technology Office 
Slides and Notes
 
SPEAKER COMMENTS
 
 
MINUTESAttachment A
Approval of July 13, 2020 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
Click here for instructions on reviewing red-lined curricular changes.

GRADUATE COUNCIL
New Courses
ANLY 601: Advanced Coding for Data Analytics
INTA 706: Cyberspace Implications for National Security
INTA 707: The Politics of Modern Egypt
PHEB 604: R Programming for Public Health Research
PHSC 610: Introduction to Biotech Drugs and Vaccine Products
PHSC 613: Laboratory Rotations
PHSC 622: Professionalism and Ethics in Research or Equivalent
 
New Courses – Galveston
MARA 678: Service Operations Management
 
Change in Courses
BAEN 601: Advanced Agricultural Systems Analysis
ECEN 638: Antennas and Propagation
GEOL 619: Petroleum Geology
NEXT 621: Teaching Gross Anatomy
PHPM 601: Foundations of Population and Public Health
STAT 624: Databases and Computational Tools Used in Big Data
 
Change in Courses – Galveston
MARB 615: Coastal Marine Biology and Geology of Alaska
MARB 640: Ecosystem Functions in Marine Environments
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture
EDCI 610: Second Language Assessment and Development
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture
EDCI 612: Bilingual/ESL Content-Area Instruction
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture
EDCI 624: Assessing Cognitive, Conceptual, and Fluency Structures Related to Learning and Teaching Mathematics
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture
EDCI 625: Teaching and Learning Mathematics with Diverse Learners
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture
EDCI 660: Research Investigating the Science Teacher Professional Continuum in Texas
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences
VIBS 605: Chemical Hazard Assessment
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Educational Psychology
CERT-CG5: Applied Behavior Analysis - Certificate
 
Change in Programs
Mays Business School
Department of Information & Operations Management
CERT-CG68: Business Intelligence and Analytics - Certificate
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture
MED-LDTC: Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology
 
Change in Programs
College of Engineering
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
MEN-INEN: Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering
 
Change in Programs
College of Engineering
Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution
MID-IDIS: Master of Industrial Distribution in Industrial Distribution
 
Change in Programs
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Ecology & Conservation Biology
MS-ECCB: Master of Science in Ecology and Conservation Biology
 
Change in Programs
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Ecology & Conservation Biology
PHD-ECCB: Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology and Conservation Biology
 
Change in Programs - Galveston
College – Galveston Campus
Department of Marine Biology
MS-MARB: Master of Science in Marine Biology
 
Change in Programs - Galveston
College – Galveston Campus
Department of Marine Biology
PHD-MARB: Doctor of Philosophy in Marine Biology
 
Change in Programs – Inactivation Proposal
School of Public Health
Department of Public Health
CERT-CG44: Public Health - Certificate
 
Special Consideration Item - Galveston
College – Galveston Campus
Department of Maritime Business Administration
CERT-MBAU: Maritime Business Administration - Certificate
 
Miscellaneous: Bulk/Mass Prefix Change
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Educational Psychology
LDTC (Learning Design Technology)
 
 
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE 
New Courses
AGEC 495: International Agribusiness and Industry Practices
CSCE 331: Foundations of Software Engineering
DHUM 433: Digital Humanities Theory and Practice
ECON 416: Economics of Microfinance
NUEN 428: Computational Fluid Dynamics in Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics
VIBS 102: Scientific Notations on Neuroscience Overview
VIBS 445: Learning and Applying Peer Teaching Principles in Biomedical Anatomy
 
Change in Courses
AERO 401: Aerospace Vehicle Design I
AGEC 285: Directed Studies
CSCE 310: Database Systems
CSCE 421: Machine Learning
CSCE 435: Parallel Computing
GERM 410: Seminar in German Literature and Culture
GERM 411: German Author and Genre Studies
IDIS 240: Introduction to Industrial Distribution
MATH 140: Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences
MEPS 313: Introduction to Plant Physiology
MUSC 226: History of Rock
SPMT 265: Professional Communication for the Sport Industry
 
Change in Courses – Galveston
MARB 301: Genetics
MARB 303: Biostatistics
MARB 401: Physiological Ecology of Marine Mammals
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Liberal Arts
Department of International Studies
ITAL 451: Introduction to Italian Culture
 
Change in Programs
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies
         Department – AP-Undergraduate Studies
MINOR-ENTR: Entrepreneurship - Minor
 
Special Consideration Item
  College of Liberal Arts
Department of English
MINOR-HHUM: Health Humanities - Minor
 
 
W&C COURSES 
Courses Submitted for W Certification
MEEN 404-W: Engineering Laboratory
KINE 439-W: Exercise Evaluation and Prescription
ESSM 315-W: Rangeland Inventory and Monitoring
AFST 324-W: Africana Social Sciences
BIOL 491-W: Research
ARAB 491-W: Research
MEEN 381-W: Seminar
 
Courses Submitted for W Re-Certification
PERF 461-W: Seminar in Folklore

 ______________________________End of Consent Agenda____________________________________
 
 
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
     CORE CURRICULUM COUNCIL – No COURSE REPORT for July, 2020
 
     STANDING COMMITTEES – SPRING 2020 REPORT
     Legislative Affairs – Angie Hill Price Attachment B 
 

OTHER COMMITTEE REPORTS – None
 
 
NEW BUSINESS
     MOTION – Attachment C
     Parliamentarian Dale Rice, presentation of motion to extend online voting for Faculty Senate meetings.

 
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 
 
ADJOURN