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TAMU Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda
May 11, 2020
3:00pm
Via Zoom (link sent directly to Senators)
Livestream: https://ttvn.tamus.edu/live/
 
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
 
AWARD PRESENTATIONS
     Richard Stadelmann Faculty Senate Service Award
     (New) Faculty Senate Service Award
 
 
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 
 

SPEAKER COMMENTS


MINUTESAttachment A
Approval of April 13, 2020 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
GRADUATE COUNCIL
New Courses
ANLY 605: Visualizing and Understanding Data with Modern Tools
ANLY 608: Linear and Logistic Regression and Visualization
ANLY 615: Data Wrangling Tools and Techniques
ANLY 626: Time Series, Machine Learning and Visualization
ANLY 630: Analytics for Financial Reporting
ANLY 656: Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics Applications
EDCI 706: Narrative Inquiry in Curriculum and Instruction I
EDCI 707: Narrative Inquiry in Curriculum and Instruction II
PHSC 621: Biostatistics
 
Change in Courses
CVEN 601: Environmental Engineering Processes III
CVEN 620: Environmental Engineering Processes II
PETE 628: Horizontal Drilling
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
            ECEN 603: Time-frequency Analysis and Multirate Signal Processing
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Medicine
Department of Medicine
            HCPI 557: Contemporary Healthcare Issues
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Soil & Crop Sciences
            SCSC 631: Prerequisite Programs for Feed Industry HACCP
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Soil & Crop Sciences
            SCSC 632: Feed Industry HACCP - Principles and Plan Development
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Soil & Crop Sciences
            SCSC 633: Feed Industry HACCP - Advanced Plan Development
 
 
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE 
New Courses
NUEN 330: Monte Carlo Radiation Transport and MCNP Code
 
Change in Courses
BIOL 401: Critical Writing in Biology
COMM 203: Public Speaking
MEEN 201: Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
MGMT 209: Principles of Business Regulations and Law
PSYC 235: Introduction to Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience
PSYC 305: Psychology of Adjustment
RPTS 472: Grant Writing and Program Evaluation for Youth Development Organizations
SOCI 207: Introduction to Gender and Society
SOCI 217: Introduction to Race and Ethnicity
SOCI 304: Criminology
VTPP 427: Biomedical Physiology II
 
Change in Programs
     College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
CERT-CG4: Agriculture eLearning Development - Certificate
 
Change in Programs
     College of Engineering
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
MCS-CPSC: Master of Computer Science in Computer Science
 
Change in Programs
     College of Engineering
Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution
MS-ENTC: Master of Science in Engineering Technology
 
Change in Programs
     College of Engineering
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
MS-INEN: Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
 
Change in Programs
     College of Engineering
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
PHD-CECN: Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Engineering
 
Change in Programs
     College of Engineering
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
PHD-CPSC: Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science
 
Program Inactivation Proposal
     School of Law
School of Law
JM-HCLW: Juris Master in Health Care Law
 
 
W&C COURSES 
Courses Submitted for C Certification
HLTH 440-C: Contemporary Issues for Community Health Interns
 
Courses Submitted for W Certification
ARCH 205-W: Architecture Design I
JOUR 490-W: Journalism as a Profession
 
 
______________________________End of Consent Agenda____________________________________
 
 
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
CORE CURRICULUM COUNCIL COURSE REPORT - Attachment B
New Courses Submitted for Foundational Component Area: Language, Philosophy & Culture
PHIL 282-GE: Ethics in a Digital Age
 
New Courses Submitted for Foundational Component Area: Life & Physical Sciences
AGSM 105-GE: The World has a Drinking Problem: Global Water Scarcity
 
New Courses Submitted for Foundational Component Area: Social & Behavioral Sciences
SOCI 213-GE: Gender and Health
 
Recertification for Foundational Component Area: Creative Arts
PERF 328-GE: Japanese Traditional Performing Arts
 
Recertification for Foundational Component Area: Language, Philosophy & Culture
ENGL 362-GE: Latino/a Literature
 
Recertification for Foundational Component Area: Social & Behavioral Sciences
SOCI 217-GE: Introduction to Race and Ethnicity
 
New Courses – Cultural Discourse
AGSM 105-CD: The World has a Drinking Problem: Global Water Scarcity
ENGL 104-CD: Composition and Rhetoric
 
New Courses – International and Cultural Diversity
FINC 445-ICD: International Finance
 
New Courses – International and Cultural Diversity - Galveston
MARB 416-ICD: Marine and Coastal Biology of Patagonia, Argentina
 
 
OTHER COMMITTEE REPORTS
 
 
NEW BUSINESS
Proposed Revisions to Minimum Syllabus Requirements - Attachment C – For Informational Review and Discussion
 
Proposed Revisions to Student Rules
Student Rule 41 – Student Organizations Attachment D
Student Rule 42 – Activities of University-Recognized Student Organizations Attachment E

Resolution affirming Faculty Senate support of the
Student Course Evaluation Task Force Recommendation Report Attachment F
     Student Course Evaluation Task Force Recommendation Report  View here
 
State of the Senate Address – Speaker Andrew Klein
 
Appreciation of Out-going Executive Committee Members

Appreciation of Out-going Speaker
 
Passing of the Gavel
 
 
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 
 
ADJOURN