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TAMU Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda
May 10, 2021
3:00pm, via Zoom (link sent directly to Senators)
https://facultysenate.tamu.edu
Livestream: https://www.facebook.com/TAMUfacultysenate/live/
 
  
CALL TO ORDER
 
 
AWARD PRESENTATIONS                                                                                                                        
Aggie Spirit Awards
        Dominique Brazel, Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, nominated by Dr. Karen Cornell
        Tiffany Daniels, School of Law, nominated by Neal Newman, J.D.
        Sadyee Herndon, TAMU Galveston, nominated by Mr. Neil E. Golemo, M.S.Ed
        Darryl John Mohr, Engineering, nominated by Dr. Eduardo Espina
        Nathan Sabin, Medicine, nominated by Darlene McLaughlin, M.D.
        Arielle M. Williams, School of Law, nominated by Michael Z. Green, J.D.
 
Walter Daugherity Faculty Senate Service Award
        Dr. Clint Magill, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences


ANNOUNCEMENTS
Canvas Q&A - Attachment A 
        Dr. Jocelyn Widmer
, Assistant Provost for Academic Innovation 
        Dr. Juan Garza, Assistant Vice President for Academic Services & Director of Provost IT Office
        (Clicking on "Attachment A" will take you to 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 April 12th, 2021 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
GRADUATE COUNCIL
New Courses
EDAD 665: Helping Skills for Student Affairs Professionals
HLTH 606: Research Development and Multivariate Statistics for Health Education
HLTH 652: Social Network Analysis
INTA 711: Briefing Tradecraft
INTA 720: Human Trafficking and Forced Migration
INTA 721: History, Strategy, and American Statecraft
 
Change in Courses
ATTR 651: Clinical Education I
ATTR 654: Clinical Education IV
ATTR 660: Foundations of Athletic Training Practice
ATTR 662: Clinical Examination and Diagnosis - Lower Extremity and Spine
ATTR 664: Clinical Examination and Diagnosis - Upper Extremity, Cervical Spine and Head
ATTR 666: Therapeutic Intervention II - Therapeutic Exercise
ATTR 668: Therapeutic Intervention I - Therapeutic Modalities
ATTR 673: Therapeutic Interventions III - Manual Therapy
EPSY 606: Motivation and Emotion for Optimal Learning and Performance
EPSY 630: Single-Case Experimental Design
EPSY 643: Applied Multivariate Methods
EPSY 685: Directed Studies
HPCH 684: Practicum
PHEB 684: Practicum
PHEO 684: Practicum
PHPM 684: Practicum
 
Change in Programs
School of Public Health
Department of Health Policy & Management
CERT-CG25: Health Systems Management - Certificate
 
Change in Programs – Inactivation Proposal
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Educational Psychology
CERT-PVSC: Prevention Science - Certificate
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Geosciences
Department of Geology & Geophysics
BA/MOS-GEOL/OCST-GOC: Geology - 5-Year Bachelor of Arts/Master of Ocean Science and Technology
 
Special Consideration Item
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Educational Psychology
CERT-IGTC: Individual, Group, and Team Coaching in Specialty Area - Certificate
 
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
New Courses
CSCE 448: Computational Photography
 
New Courses - Galveston
MARA 360: Maritime Cybersecurity Issues
 
Change in Courses
FINC 371: Real Estate Decision-Making
FINC 475: Real Estate Investment Analysis
GENE 302: Principles of Genetics
GEOL 451: Introduction to Geochemistry
 
Change in Courses – Inactivation Proposal
College of Geosciences
Department of Geology & Geophysics
GEOL 300: Field Geology
GEOL 302: Introduction to Petrology
GEOL 305: Paleobiology
GEOL 307: Dinosaur World
GEOL 309: Introduction to Geological Field Methods
GEOL 311: Principles of Geological Writing
 
Change in Programs
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
BS-BICH: Biochemistry - BS
 
Change in Programs
Mays Business School
Department of Business
BS-USBU-BUS*: University Studies - BS, Business Concentration
 
W&C COURSES 
Courses Submitted for C Certification
AERO 401-C: Aerospace Vehicle Design I
 
Courses Submitted for W Certification
AERO 307-W: Aerospace Engineering Laboratory
 
Courses Submitted for W Re-Certification
AGEC 429-W: Agricultural Policy
ESSM 481-W: Senior Seminar
 
 
______________________________End of Consent Agenda_______________________________
 
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
CORE CURRICULUM COUNCIL COURSE REPORT – Attachment C
Recertification for Foundational Component Area: American History
HIST 226-GE: History of Texas
 
Recertification for Foundational Component Area: Communication
ENGL 210-GE: Technical and Professional Writing
 
Recertification for Foundational Component Area: Creative Arts
ARCH 249-GE: Survey of World Architecture History I
COMM 257-GE: Communication, Religion and the Arts
 
Recertification for Foundational Component Area: Language, Philosophy & Culture
ENGL 227-GE: American Literature: The Beginnings to Civil War
ENGL 333-GE: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Literatures
ENGL 360-GE: Literature for Children
HIST 242-GE: United States Maritime History
 
STANDING COMMITTEES – SPRING 2020 REPORTS – Attachment D
Academic Affairs Committee – Senator Jay Ramadoss
Budget Information Committee – Senator Adam Kolasinski
Legislative Affairs Committee – Senator Angie Hill Price
Personnel & Welfare Committee – Senator Gregg Allen
Planning Committee – Senator David Earnest
Research Committee – Senator Tom Sullivan
 
 
OTHER COMMITTEE REPORTS
 
 
NEW BUSINESS
Recommendation of May 2021 Degree Candidates
TOTAL – 11,429
TAMU-Main – 9,455
TAMU-Galveston – 259
TAMU-HSC – 814
TAMU-Law – 226
TAMU-Qatar – 89
TAMU-VMBS – 586
 
 
Motion to Conduct Faculty Senate Meetings via Zoom for Summer 2021Attachment E
 
 
State of the Senate Address – Speaker John Stallone
 
 
Appreciation of Out-going Executive Committee Members
 
 
Appreciation of Out-going Speaker
 
 
Passing of the Gavel
 
 
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 
 
ADJOURN