Past Agenda



Printable Agenda

For instructions on viewing red-lined revisions to the Consent Agenda items, click here.
For instructions on using Zoom features, click here


TAMU Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda
November 8, 2021
3:00pm, via Zoom (link sent directly to Senators)
https://facultysenate.tamu.edu
Livestream: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYVOS3b1sX3p5UVrNU54lMA
 
 
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
 
GUEST SPEAKER                                                                                                                                        
Dr. Tim Scott, Interim Provost
 
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
University Libraries – Julie Mosbo Ballestro, Interim Dean of University Libraries
Elsevier Update
 
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 October 11th, 2021 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
GRADUATE COUNCIL
New Courses
INTA 713: Advanced Cyber Policy
INTA 722: The Politics of Immigration
MEEN 697: Innovation Mindset and Skillsets for Design and Research
PBSI 631: Academic Career Development in Psychological and Brain Sciences
PBSI 695: Manuscript Development and Publication of Academic Research in Psychological and Brain Sciences
 
Change in Courses
ANSC 621: Issues in the Equine Industry
STAT 683: Data Science Capstone
 
Change in Programs
Bush School of Government & Public Service
Department of International Affairs
CERT-CAIA: Advanced International Affairs - Certificate
 
Change in Programs
Bush School of Government & Public Service
Department of Public Service & Administration
CERT-PBMG: Public Management - Certificate
 
Change in Programs
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Recreation and Youth Development
MRYD-RYDV: Master of Recreation and Youth Development
 
Change in Programs – Inactivation Proposal
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Agricultural Economics 
PHD-ABME: Doctor of Philosophy in Agribusiness and Managerial Economics

 
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
New Courses
DAEN 210: Uncertainty Modeling
DAEN 300: Data Engineering Coding Experience I
DAEN 301: Data Engineering Coding Experience II
DAEN 323: Statistical Learning and Decisions
DAEN 328: Data Engineering for Humans
DAEN 331: Optimization of Analytics
DAEN 399: Professional Development
DAEN 400: Case Studies in Data Engineering
DAEN 410: Optimization Algorithms for Data Engineering
DAEN 420: Smart Manufacturing
DAEN 429: Data Analytics II
DAEN 430: Forecasting Using Machine-Learning Approaches
DAEN 459: Capstone Senior Design Planning
DAEN 460: Capstone Senior Design
DCED 410: Dance Teams in Secondary Education
FILM 470: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Cinemas
FIVS 215: Forensic Microscopy
FIVS 220: Impression Evidence
FIVS 420: Controlled Substances
FIVS 440: Forensic Communications
HLKN 101: First Year Experience
MEEN 497: Innovation Mindset for Design and Research
 
New Courses – Galveston
MARA 347: Launch a Startup
 
Change in Courses         
DCED 201: Dance History
ECON 445: Financial Economics
ENGR 410: Global Engineering Design
ENTO 401: Principles of Integrated Pest Management
ENTO 485: Directed Studies
HIST 225: Revolutionary America
HIST 317: Born Country - American Agricultural History
JOUR 484: Internship
KINE 406: Motor Learning and Skill Performance
MMET 206: Nonmetallic Materials
SPMT 360: Organizational Issues in Sport
SPMT 362: Sport Leadership
SPMT 364: Financial Management in Sport
SPMT 366: Sport Facility and Event Management
SPMT 370: Fan Behavior in Sport
SPMT 372: Sales Strategies in Sport Organizations
SPMT 374: Strategic Sport Marketing
 
Change in Programs
College of Science
Department of Chemistry
BA-CHEM: Chemistry - BA
 
Change in Programs
College of Science
Department of Chemistry
BA-CHEM-BCA: Chemistry - BA, Biological Chemistry or Medical, Dental, Pharmacy School Track
 
Change in Programs
College of Science
Department of Chemistry
BA-CHEM-CET: Chemistry - BA, Chemical Education Track
 
Change in Programs
College of Science
Department of Chemistry
BA-CHEM-ECA: Chemistry - BA, Environmental Chemistry Track
 
Change in Programs
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
BS-BESC: Bioenvironmental Sciences - BS
 
Change in Programs
College of Science
Department of Chemistry
BS-CHEM: Chemistry - BS
 
Change in Programs
College of Science
Department of Chemistry
BS-CHEM-BCT: Chemistry - BS, Biological-Chemistry Track
 
Change in Programs
College of Science
Department of Chemistry
BS-CHEM-ECT: Chemistry - BS, Environmental Chemistry Track
 
Change in Programs
College of Science
Department of Chemistry
BS-CHEM-MCT: Chemistry - BS, Materials Chemistry Track
 
Change in Programs
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
BS-ENST-AG: Environmental Studies - BS
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
BS-KINE-AEP: Kinesiology - BS, Exercise Science Track, Applied Exercise Physiology Concentration
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
BS-KINE-BEP: Kinesiology - BS, Exercise Science Track, Basic Exercise Physiology Concentration
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
BS-KINE-DSC: Kinesiology - BS, Dance Science Track
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
BS-KINE-EST: Kinesiology - BS, Exercise and Sport Science Track
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
BS-KINE-MTB: Kinesiology - BS, Exercise Science Track, Motor Behavior Concentration
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
MINOR-DANC: Dance - Minor
 
Change in Programs
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Health & Kinesiology
MINOR-SPMT: Sport Management - Minor
 
Change in Programs – Inactivation Proposal
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management
BS-RLEM-RMO+: Rangeland Ecology and Management - BS, Ranch Management Option
 
Change in Programs – Inactivation Proposal
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management
BS-RLEM-RRO+: Rangeland Ecology and Management - BS, Rangeland Resources Option
 
Special Consideration Item
College of Liberal Arts
Department of English
MINOR-PWRT: Professional Writing - Minor
 
 
W&C COURSES 
Courses Submitted for C Certification
FIVS 440-C: Forensic Communications
 
Courses Submitted for C Recertification
ALED 340-C: Survey of Leadership Theory
FIVS 435-C: Case Studies in Problem Solving
IDIS 330-C: Sales Engineering
 
Courses Submitted for W Certification
ENGL 303-W: Approaches to English Studies
ESSM 462-W: Advanced GIS Analysis for Natural Resources Management
PHIL 414-W: Nineteenth Century Philosophy
WFSC 303-W: Fish and Wildlife Laws and Administration
 
Courses Submitted for W Recertification
ALED 440-W: Leading Change
COMM 452-W: Cultural Studies of Communication Technology
INTS 491-W: Research
INTS 497-W: Independent Honors Study
KINE 435-W: Physiology of Exercise Lab
MMET 301-W: Mechanical Power Transmission
 
 
______________________________End of Consent Agenda_______________________________
 
 
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS

CORE CURRICULUM COUNCIL COURSE REPORT – Attachment C
New Courses – Cultural Discourse (CD)
HIST 225-CD: Revolutionary America
 
Certification for Foundational Component Area: American History
HIST 225-GE: Revolutionary America

 
OTHER COMMITTEE REPORTS
None.
 
 
NEW BUSINESS
Report from the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Committee – Attachment D
Andrew Klein
 
Report from the University Dining Advisory Committee (UDAC)
Andrew Klein
 
 
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 
 
ADJOURN