Past Agenda

Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda  
November 13, 2017
3:15pm
Rudder 601
http://facultysenate.tamu.edu
 
Call to Order
 
Guest Speaker
Dr. Barbara Abercrombie, Vice President for Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness

Scott Woodard, Athletic Director

                                                           
Speaker Comments
 
Approval of October 9, 2017, Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes - Attachment A
           
Consent Agenda
GRADUATE COUNCIL – GC REPORT – October 2017
New Courses – Attachment B
ANSC 680             Applied Concepts of Meat Animal Myology
BMEN 643           Risk Based Development and Testing of Medical Devices
CHEN 645             Fundamentals of Catalysis with Applications
ENGR 640            Subsea Hardware Design
ENGR 642            Subsea Pipeline Design
ENGR 643            Subsea Riser Design
ENGR 650            Flow Assurance and Operability of Subsea Systems
ENGR 651            Subsea Production Operations
MEEN 687            Additive and Subtractive Processes in Custom Manufacturing
PSYC 651             Cultural Psychology
SOPH 601             Thinking in Populations: The Public Health Mindset
SOPH 602             Investigation and Control: Acute Public Health Events
SOPH 603             Assessment and Intervention: Wicked Problems in Public Health
SOPH 604             Framing and Persuasion: Public Health in the Public Sphere
               
Change in Courses – Attachment C
BMEN 651            Cell Mechanobiology
HIST 630               Digital Methods in Historical Research
HORT 608             Plants for Landscape Design
HORT 609             Plants for Landscape Design II
ISTM 705              Information Management for Decision Making
MEEN 654            Tribology: Mechanical Interface Design
PHPM 641            Advanced Health Policy
WFSC 627            Ecological Risk Assessment
 
  
Change in Curriculum - Attachment D
College of Dentistry
      Department of Endodontics
                      CERT-ENDO: Endodontics Certificate
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment E
College of Dentistry
      Department of Diagnostic Services
                      CERT-OMSR: Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Certificate
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment F
College of Dentistry
      Department of Restorative Sciences
                      CERT-PROS: Prosthodontics Certificate
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment G
Mays Business School
      Department of Finance
                      MS-FINC: Master of Science in Finance
 
Texas A&M University Galveston
Change in Curriculum - Attachment H
Texas A&M University Galveston Campus
      Department of Maritime Administration
                      MML-MAAL: Master of Maritime Administration and Logistics in Maritime Administration
 
Texas A&M University Galveston
Change in Curriculum- Attachment I
Texas A&M University Galveston Campus
      Department of Marine Science
                      MMR-MARM: Master of Marine Resources Management in Marine Resources Management
 
Texas A&M University Galveston
Change in Curriculum- Attachment J
Texas A&M University Galveston Campus
      Department of Marine Biology
                      MS-MARB: Master of Science in Marine Biology
 
Special Consideration Item - Attachment K
College of Engineering
      Department of Petroleum Engineering
                      CERT-CG16: Energy Sustainability Engineering Certificate
                                      Request for Inactivation
 
Special Consideration Item - Attachment L
College of Geosciences
      Department of Atmospheric Sciences
                      PHD-ATMO: Doctor of Philosophy in Atmospheric Sciences

Texas A&M University Galveston
Special Consideration Item - Attachment M
Texas A&M University Galveston Campus
      Department of Marine Science
                      PHD-MCMS: Ph.D. in Marine and Coastal Management and Science
 
Miscellaneous Request - Attachment N
Graduate Courses Taught in Non-traditional Formats- Spring 2018
 
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE – UCC REPORT – October 2017
New Courses – Attachment O
FIVS 310            Digital Forensics and Incident Response
HORT 328          Wild Edible, Cultivated and Poisonous Herbs
KINE 435            Physiology of Exercise Lab
MEEN 453          Additive and Subtractive Processes in Custom Manufacturing
MKTG 441          Service Quality in Healthcare
NFSC 324           Food Safety and Preventive Controls for Human Food
NFSC 407           Nutrition Care and Therapy
PHYS 125           Soft Matter Physics for Non-physicists
WGST 394          Gender and Genre
 
Change in Courses – Attachment P
BUSN 403   Transformational Leadership Portfolio
CHEM 222  Elements of Organic and Biological Chemistry
ECMT 463   Introduction to Econometrics
ECMT 475   Economic Forecasting
ECON 311   Money and Banking
ECON 312   Poverty, Inequality, and Social Policy
ECON 315   Sports Economics
ECON 320   Economic Development of Europe
ECON 323   Microeconomic Theory
ECON 410   Macroeconomic Theory
ECON 412   Public Finance
ECON 414   Health Economics
ECON 418   Economics of Labor
ECON 420   Law and Economics
ECON 425   The Organization and Industry
ECON 426   Economics of Antitrust and Regulation
ECON 433   Energy Markets and Policy
ECON 435   Economics of Resource Scarcity
ECON 440   Experimental Economics
ECON 445   Financial Economics
ECON 449   Economics of Decision-Making Strategy
ECON 452   International Trade Theory and Policy
ECON 459   Games and Economic Behavior
ECON 460   Introduction to Mathematical Economics
ECON 465   Contemporary Economic Issues
ECON 470   Program Evaluation
ECON 491   Research
ENGR 281   Engineering Honors Mentoring and Team Building Seminar
ENGR 381   Engineering Honors Leadership and Project Management Seminar
ENTO 301   Biodiversity and Biology of Insects
ENTO 401   Principles of Integrated Pest Management
ENTO 402   Field-Crop Insects
ENTO 403   Urban Entomology
ENTO 423   Medical Entomology
ENTO 435   Case Studies in Problem Solving
ENTO 481   Seminar
ENTO 482   Occupational and Professional Development
ENTO 484   Professional Internship
ENTO 485   Directed Studies
ESSM 307   Forest Protection
ESSM 316   Range Ecology
FINC 351    Investment Analysis
FINC 361    Managerial Finance I
GEOG 392  GIS Programming
GEOL 404   Geology of Petroleum
GEOP 475   Interpretation of Gravity and Magnetic Fields
HLTH 481    Seminar in Allied Health
HORT 306   Trees and Shrubs for Sustainable Built Environments
HORT 308   Plants for Sustainable Landscapes
HORT 420   Concepts of Wine Production
HORT 429   Floriculture Crop Production
HORT 442   Horticulture Landscape Design II
HORT 453   Floral Art
MEEN 454  Tribology-Mechanical Interface Design
MEEN 455  Engineering with Plastics
MUSC 214  Perspectives on World Music
MUSC 215  Fieldwork in World Music
MUSC 235  Introduction to Composition
NFSC 469   Experimental Nutrition Laboratory
NFSC 475   Nutrition and Physiological Chemistry
PHYS 101    Freshman Physics Orientation
PHYS 102    Freshman Physics Orientation II
PHYS 208    Electricity and Optics
PHYS 218    Mechanics
PHYS 221    Optics and Thermal Physics
PHYS 222    Modern Physics for Engineers
PHYS 225    Electronic Circuits and Applications
PHYS 285    Directed Studies
PHYS 302    Advanced Mechanics I
PHYS 303    Advanced Mechanics II
PHYS 304    Advanced Electricity and Magnetism I
PHYS 309    Modern Physics
PHYS 331    Theoretical Methods for Physicists I
PHYS 332     Theoretical Methods for Physicists II
PHYS 401     Computational Physics
PHYS 408     Thermodynamics and Statistical Methods
PHYS 485     Directed Studies
RPTS 320      Computer Applications in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism
SCEN 201      Experiences in Secondary Math and Science Classrooms
WFSC 488      Fish Ecophysiology
 
Course Inactivation – Attachment Q
PHYS 420             Concepts, Connections, and Communication
PHYS 444             Art of Communication in Physics I: Communicating Science to Scientists
PHYS 445             Art of Communication in Physics II: Communication Science to Non-scientists
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment R
College of Education & Human Development
      Department of Health & Kinesiology
                      BS-CHLT: Community Health BS
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment S
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
      Department of Nutrition and Food Science
                      BS-FSIM: Food Systems Industry Management BS
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment T
College of Education & Human Development
      Department of Health & Kinesiology
                      BS-HLTH-AHO: Health BS, Allied Health Track
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment U
College of Education & Human Development
      Department of Health & Kinesiology
                      BS-HLTH-SCH: Health BS, School Health Track
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment V
College of Education & Human Development
      Department of Health & Kinesiology
                      BS-KINE-AEP: Kinesiology BS, Exercise Science Track, Applied Exercise Physiology Concentration
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment W
College of Education & Human Development
      Department of Health & Kinesiology
                      BS-KINE-BEP: Kinesiology BS, Exercise Science Track, Basic Exercise Physiology Concentration
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment X
College of Education & Human Development
      Department of Health & Kinesiology
                      BS-KINE-MTB: Kinesiology BS, Exercise Science Track, Motor Behavior Concentration
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment Y
College of Education & Human Development
      Department of Health & Kinesiology
                      BS-SPMT-SPI: Sport Management BS, Internship Track
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment Z
College of Education & Human Development
      Department of Health & Kinesiology
                      BS-SPMT-SPN: Sport Management BS, Non-internship Track
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment AA
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
      Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences
                      BS-WFSC-VZY+: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences BS, Vertebrate Zoology Option
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment BB
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
      Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences
                      BS-WFSC-WEC+: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences BS, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Option
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment CC
College of Education & Human Development
      Department of Health & Kinesiology
                      MINOR-SPMT: Sport Management Minor
 
Miscellaneous Request - Attachment DD
Courses Taught in Non-traditional Formats- Spring 2018
 
W-Courses – October- Attachment EE
Courses submitted for W Certification:
AERO 302        Aerospace Engineering Laboratory
COMM 483      Propaganda
COMM 460      Communication and Contemporary Issues
GERM 351        Literary Investigations: German Short Fiction
KINE 198          Health and Fitness Activity
PSYC 302         Research Methods and Design in Psychology
Courses submitted for C certification:
MAST 441         Maritime Policy
 
 
__________________________________End of Consent Agenda____________________________________
  
Informational Review Items- Attachment FF
School of Law- Course Inactivation
LAW 7283          Estate and Gift Tax
LAW 7381          Juvenile Justice
LAW 7556          Sales and Leases
LAW 7628          Advanced Topics in Intellectual Property
LAW 7724          Texas Criminal Law Practicum
 
 
Committee Reports
 
 
Unfinished Business
 
 
Old Business

 
Items Returned from Previous Meetings- require motion for consideration
Change in Curriculum - Attachment GG
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
      Department of Nutrition and Food Science
                      BS-FSTC-FSO+: Food Science and Technology- BS, Food Science Option
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment HH
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
      Department of Nutrition and Food Science
                      BS-FSTC-INO+: Food Science and Technology- BS, Food Industry Option
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment II
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
      Department of Nutrition and Food Science
                      BS-NUTR-DPD: Nutrition-BS, Didactic Program in Diabetes Track
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment JJ
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
      Department of Nutrition and Food Science
                      BS-NUTR-GNO: Nutrition-BS, General Nutrition Track
 
Change in Curriculum - Attachment KK
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
      Department of Nutrition and Food Science
                      BS-NUTR-NSO: Nutrition-BS, Molecular and Experimental Track
 
 
New Business   
                       
 
Information & Discussion Only (not to be voted upon)
 
 
 
Committee of the Whole
 
 
Adjourn
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