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TAMU Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda
November 12, 2018
3:15pm
Rudder 601
http://facultysenate.tamu.edu
 
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
 
GUEST SPEAKERS
Carrie L Byington, MD
     Vice Chancellor for Health Services, The Texas A&M University System
     Senior Vice President, Texas A&M University Health Science Center
     The Jean and Thomas McMullin Professor and Dean, Texas A&M College of Medicine
 
ANNOUNCEMENT
Dr. Heather Wilkinson, Associate Dean, Center for Teaching Excellence
 
 
SPEAKER COMMENTS
 
 
MINUTESAttachment A
Approval of October 8, 2018 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes
 
CONSENT AGENDA
GRADUATE COUNCIL 
New Courses – Attachment B
BAEN 655     Principles of Modern Optical Spectroscopy
COMM 628   Political Communication
COMM 661   Media and Identity
DPHS 620     Dental Public Health Field Experience I
DPHS 625     Dental Public Health Field Experience II
DPHS 630     Dental Public Health Field Experience III
MEID 997      Critical Care – Student Initiated Elective
MEID 998      Acting Internship – Student Initiated Elective
SCSC 638      Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls for Animal Food
STAT 654      Statistical Computing with R and Python
VIBS 665       Science Editing
 
Change in Courses – Attachment C
AGEC 661            Applied Econometric Methods in Agriculture and Resources I
BAEN 673            Modeling Small Watersheds
CSCE 639            Fuzzy Logic and Intelligent Systems
ECEN 609            Adaptive Control
INTA 609              International Law and its Application to Human Rights, Use of Force and U.S. Law
ISEN 654              Manufacturing Systems Planning and Analysis
ISEN 655              Control Issues in Computer Integrated Manufacturing
MEID 711             Evidence Based Medicine, Scholarship and Research
MEID 850             Practice of Medicine Capstone
MEMA 641           Plasticity Theory
MPHY 633            Advanced Techniques in Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Research
MSEN 640            Thermodynamics in Materials Science
MSEN 656            Mechanical and Physical Properties of Thin Films
MSEN 658            Fundamentals of Ceramics
NFSC 623            Nanotechnology in Food Processing
NFSC 632             Nutrition in Disease
NUEN 677            Aerosol Science
PHEB 606             Survival Analysis
PHEB 614             Analysis of Longitudinal and Multilevel Data
VIBS 641              Principles of Human Health Risk Assessment of Chemicals
VPAT 640             Mechanisms of Disease
 
Change in Courses - Inactivation Proposal Attachment D
     College of Engineering
        Department of Mechanical Engineering
           MEEN 606             Polymer Laboratories
 
Change in Courses - Inactivation ProposalAttachment E
     College of Engineering
        Department of Mechanical Engineering
           MEEN 620             Kinetic Processes in Materials Science
 
Change in Courses - Inactivation ProposalAttachment F
     College of Engineering
         Department of Mechanical Engineering
            MEEN 686             Composite Materials Processing and Performance
 
Change in Courses - Inactivation ProposalAttachment G
     College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science
        Department of Veterinary Pathology
             VPAT 642              Mechanisms of Metabolic Disease
 
Change in Programs Attachment H
     College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
        Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Science
             MRYD-RYDV         Master of Recreation and Youth Development

UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE 
New Courses – Attachment I
CLAS 236           War and Violence in the Ancient World
DCED 222          Introduction to Dance Science
DCED 308          Safe Practices in Teaching Dance
DCED 405          Career Preparation in Dance
KINE 340            Essentials of Strength and Conditioning
KINE 407            Motor Control and Learning Lab
PHLT 436           Infectious Disease in the Developing World: Risks, Challenges, and Solutions
RELS 200           Religions of the World
RELS 202           Religion in America
WFSC 413          Problem Solving in Wildlife and Fisheries
WFSC 457          Wildlife Ecotoxicology
 
Change in Courses – Attachment J
ACCT 322           Professional Development Seminar – BBA
ACCT 484           Accounting Internship
CHEM 222          Elements of Organic and Biological Chemistry
CHEM 227          Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 231          Techniques of Organic Chemistry
CHEM 234          Organic Synthesis and Analysis
CHEM 237          Organic Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 315          Fundamentals of Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 316          Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 318          Quantitative Analysis Laboratory
CHEM 322          Physical Chemistry for Engineers
CHEM 362          Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 468          Materials Chemistry of Inorganic Materials
COMM 350         Theories of Mediated Communication
COMM 480         Religious Communication
DCED 260           Ballet I
DCED 271           Modern Dance I
DCED 361           Ballet II
DCED 372           Modern Dance II
DCED 462           Ballet III
DCED 473           Modern Dance III
FINC 341            Business Finance
GEOL 203           Mineralogy
GEOL 210           Geological Communication
GEOL 250           Geological Field Methods
GEOL 310           Planetary Geology
GEOL 312           Structural Geology and Tectonics
GEOL 314           Paleontology and Geobiology
HIST 427            The Roman Republic
HIST 428            The Roman Empire: Principate
HIST 429            The Roman Empire: Transformations
MGMT 309         Survey of Management
MGMT 481         Seminar in Management
MKTG 321          Marketing
OCNG 443          Oceanographic Field and Laboratory Methods
PHIL 419             Current Continental Philosophy
PHYS 221           Optics and Thermal Physics
PHYS 222           Modern Physics for Engineers
PHYS 225           Electronic Circuits and Applications
RDNG 373          Teaching Reading Through Children's Literature
VIBS 311             Biomedical Explorations through Narrative
WFSC 303           Fish and Wildlife Laws and Administration
 
Change in Programs Attachment K
  College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Horticultural Sciences
           BA-HORT    Horticulture - BA
 
Change in Programs Attachment L
  College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Ag Leadership, Education & Communication
           BS-ALED     Agricultural Leadership and Development
 
Change in Programs Attachment M
  College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
           BS-BESC    Bioenvironmental Sciences - BS
 
Change in Programs Attachment N
  College of Education & Human Development
     Department of Health & Kinesiology
           BS-CHLT     Community Health - BS
 
Change in Programs Attachment O
  College of Education & Human Development
     Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
           BS-ECOR    Ecological Restoration - BS
 
Change in Programs Attachment P
  College of Education & Human Development
     Department of Health & Kinesiology
           BS-HLTH-AHO    Health - BS, Allied Health Track
 
Change in Programs Attachment Q
  College of Education & Human Development
     Department of Health & Kinesiology
           BS-HLTH-SCH     Health - BS, School Health Track
 
Change in Programs Attachment R
  College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
     Department of Horticultural Sciences
           BS-HORT    Horticulture - BS
 
Change in Programs Attachment S
  College of Education & Human Development
     Department of Health & Kinesiology
           BS-KINE-AEP   Kinesiology - BS, Exercise Science Track, Applied Exercise Physiology Concentration
 
Change in Programs Attachment T
  College of Education & Human Development
     Department of Health & Kinesiology
           BS-KINE-BEP    Kinesiology - BS, Exercise Science Track, Basic Exercise Physiology Concentration
 
Change in Programs Attachment U
  College of Education & Human Development
     Department of Health & Kinesiology
           BS-KINE-MTB    Kinesiology - BS, Exercise Science Track, Motor Behavior Concentration
 
Change in Programs Attachment V
  College of Education & Human Development
     Department of Health & Kinesiology
           BS-KINE-PEK     Kinesiology - BS, All-Level Physical Education Teacher Certification Track
 
Change in Programs Attachment W
  College of Agriculture and Life Science
     Department of Poultry Science
           BS-POSC-TK1     Poultry Science - BS, Industry Emphasis
 
Change in Programs Attachment X
  College of Agriculture and Life Science
     Department of Poultry Science
           BS-POSC-TK2      Poultry Science - BS, Technical Emphasis
 
Change in Programs Attachment Y
  College of Agriculture and Life Science
     Department of Ecosystem Science & Management
           BS-RLEM-RMO+   Rangeland Ecology and Management - BS, Ranch Management Option
 
Change in Programs Attachment Z
  College of Agriculture and Life Science
     Department of Ecosystem Science & Management
           BS-RLEM-RMO+   Rangeland Ecology and Management - BS, Rangeland Resources Option
 
Change in Programs Attachment AA
  College of Agriculture and Life Science
     Department of Ecosystem Science & Management
           BS-SPSA   Spatial Sciences - BS
 
Change in Programs Attachment BB
  College of Education & Human Development
     Department of Health & Kinesiology
           BS-USEH-DAN      University Studies - BS, Dance Concentration
 
Change in Programs Attachment CC
  College of Education & Human Development
     Department of Health & Kinesiology
           MINOR-DANC       Dance - Minor

Special Consideration Item Attachment DD 
  College of Education & Human Development
     Department of Health & Kinesiology
          BS-KINE-EST        Kinesiology - BS, Exercise and Sport Science
 
W&C COURSES 
New Core Component Proposal – Attachment EE       
Courses Submitted for C Certification:
AGSM 440-C      Management of Agricultural Systems II
PETE 435-C        Technical Presentations II
 
New Core Component Proposal – Attachment FF
Courses Submitted for W Certification:
AGSM 439-W       Management of Agricultural Systems I
KINE 403-W         Dance Wellness
MARS 208-W       Coastal and Ocean Resources
RPTS 426-W        Tourism Impacts
RUSS 302-W        Advanced Grammar and Composition II
WFSC 303-W       Fish and Wildlife Laws and Administration
 
 
______________________________End of Consent Agenda____________________________________
 
 
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
CORE CURRICULUM COUNCIL COURSE REPORT Attachment GG
New Courses Submitted for Foundational Component Area: Creative Arts
FILM 299             History of Film
 
New Courses Submitted for Foundational Component Area: Lang, Phil, Culture
PHIL 255             C.S. Lewis: Faith and Philosophy
RELS 200             Religions of the World
 
New Courses Submitted for Foundational Component Area: Life & Physical Sciences – Galveston
MAST 250            Archaeological Field Methods
 
New Courses – Cultural Discourse
RELS 202              Religion in America
 
New Courses – Cultural Discourse – Galveston
ENGL 104             Composition and Rhetoric
ENGL 203             Writing about Literature
 
New Courses – International and Cultural Diversity Designation
BESC 311              International Perspectives on Environmental Issues
NURS 424             Professional Issues
VTPB 411              One Health and Tropical Ecology
 
 
OTHER COMMITTEE REPORTS
Academic Affairs Committee
Budget Information Committee
Core Curriculum Council
Legislative Affairs Committee
Personnel & Welfare Committee
Planning Committee
Research Committee
 

OLD BUSINESS
 
 
NEW BUSINESS
Proposed Revisions to Student RulesAttachment HH
Rule 39         Soliciting on Campus
 

Recommendation of December 2018 Degree Candidates

TOTAL – 5,245

TAMU-Main – 4,789

TAMU-Galveston – 169

TAMU-HSC – 104

TAMU-Law – 20

TAMU-Qatar – 13

TAMU-VMBS – 150
 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 
 
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