College Curriculum Committee

Meeting dates

2016-17


Sept. 16
Oct. 21
Nov. 18
Dec. 16
Jan. 20
Feb. 17
March 17
April 21
May 19
June 16

 

College of Arts and Sciences International Room
2302 Friedmann Hall
2 to 4 p.m.

Proposals must be submitted two weeks prior to meeting dates.

Submit curriculum changes

  1. Open the new Curriculum Change form.
  2. Check the Curriculum Change Guide to review submission guidelines.
    Note: Some common questions may be answered in the Curriculum Change Quick Guide.
  3. Review the appropriate proficiency criteria if necessary: Area 1Area 2Area 3Area 4Area 5Area 6Area 7Area 8, Baccalaureate Level WritingCritical ThinkingOral Communication
  4. Complete the curriculum change form according to guidelines and proficiency criteria.
    Note: Committee requires that all new courses be accompanied by a course syllabus.
  5. Prior to signing approved proposals, chairs and directors should ensure the form has been completed correctly.
  6. Submit a hard copy of each signed proposal—paper-clipped, not stapled—to the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office in 2304 Friedmann Hall, Mail Stop 5308.
    Note: Be prepared to submit an electronic copy of the proposal upon request.

Resources

Bylaws
CAS Proposal Status Report (post-committee approval)
Curriculum Change Guide
Curriculum Change Quick Guide
General Education Policy
New Curriculum Change Form

Proposals by meeting

May 20 | Agenda | Minutes

CAS 16-164 (AP) Ph.D Requirement Change–Mathematics
CAS 16-171 (AP) New Course/General Education Area VII–1050 Dinosaurs
CAS 16-67 (AP) Revised Major–Secondary Education Curriculum  (from 40 to 41 hrs)
CAS 16-68 (AP) Revised Major–Biology Major (from 32 to 33 hrs)
CAS 16-69 (AP) Revised Major–Biomedical Sciences Major (from 37 to 38 hrs)
CAS 16-70 (AP) Revised Minor–Secondary Education Curriculum (from 26 to 27 hrs)
CAS 16-172 (MC) Catalog Description Change–Science Education 6145
CAS 16-173 (MC) Catalog Description Change–Science Education 6155
CAS 16-174 (MC) Catalog Description Change–Science Education 6165
CAS 16-175 (AP) Deletion–MPA, Law Concentration
CAS 16-176 (AP) Revised Major–Political Science International and Comparative Politics Concentration
CAS 16-177 (SC) GE Prof 2: Baccalaureate-level Writing (MC) Title–National Public Policy
CAS 16-178 (SC) GE Prof 2: Baccalaureate-level Writing Pre/Co-requisites–Seminar in Political Science
CAS 16-179 (MC) Title–Quantitative Methods for Political Scientists
CAS 16-180 (SC) General Education Area II: Humanities (MC) Title Introduction to the History of Political Theory I: Political Theory Thomas Hobbes PSCI 3600
CAS 16-181 (SC) General Education Area II: Humanities (MC) Title Introduction to the History of Political Theory II: Political Theory from Thomas Hobbes to Karl Marx PSCI
CAS 16-182 (SC) New Course/General Education Prof 2: Baccalaureate Writing–Writing in the Sciences
CAS 16-183 (SC) General Education Area II: Humanities–Literature for the Young Child ENGL 3820
CAS 16-184 (SC) Pre/Co Requisites–Literature for the Intermediate Reader ENGL 3830

April 15 | Agenda | Minutes

CAS 16-161 (AP) MA Requirement Change – Science Education
CAS 16-162 (AP) MA Requirement Change – Science Education
CAS 16-163 (AP) MA Requirement Change – Science Education
CAS 16-164 (AP) Ph.D Requirement Change – Mathematics
CAS 16-165 (MC) Prerequisite Change – A-S 3600
CAS 16-166 (MC) Prerequisite Change – A-S 3610
CAS 16-167 (SC) New Course with Prerequisites – ECON 3210
CAS 16-168 (AP) Revised Major – GEOS 4390
CAS 16-169 (SC) Course Number/Level Change – GEOS 2000
CAS 16-170 (AP) Revised Minor –GEOS 2000

March 18 | Agenda | Minutes

CAS 16-131 STAT (SC) New Course, STAT 6970, Data Science Maters Project
CAS 16-132 STAT (AP) New Major, Interdisciplinary MS
CAS 16-133 PHIL (AP) Revised Major, Philosophy
CAS 16-134 PHIL (AP) Revised Major, Philosophy
CAS 16-135 MATH (AP) Graduation Requirements, Ph.D. Mathematics
CAS 16-136 MATH (AP) Deletion of Specialization in Collegiate Mathematics Education
 CAS 16-137 WLL (AP) Canadian Studies Minor Has a New Prefix (CNSN)
CAS 16-138 WLL (SC) Proposed Prerequisite for JPNS 4510
CAS 16-139 SPAN (SC) New Course Hispanic Literature in English Translation SPAN 3750
CAS 16-140 PHYS (SC) Remove Corequiste PHYS 1030 From PHYS 1040
CAS 16-141 PHYS (SC) Remove Corequiste PHYS 1050 From PHYS 1060
CAS 16-142 PHYS (SC) Remove Corequiste PHYS 1070 From PHYS 1080
CAS 16-143 PHYS (SC) Remove Corequiste PHYS 1080 From PHYS 1070
CAS 16-144 PHYS (SC) Remove Corequiste PHYS 1140 From PHYS 1130
CAS 16-145 PHYS (SC) Remove Corequiste PHYS 1160 From PHYS 1150
CAS 16-146 PHYS (SC) Remove Corequiste PHYS 2060 From PHYS 2050
CAS 16-147 PHYS (SC) Remove Corequiste PHYS 2080 From PHYS 2070
CAS 16-148 PHYS (SC) Remove Corequiste PHYS 3100 From PHYS 3090
CAS 16-149 PSY (AP) Revised Major in Industrial/Organizational Behavior Management
CAS 16-150 PSY (SC) New Course Conditioning Principles and Their Organizational Applications PSY 6166
CAS 16-151 PSY (SC) Change Title, Number, and Prerequisite for PSY 5490
CAS 16-152 WLL (AP) New Minor in Classical Studies
CAS 16-153 GIST (SC) New Course GIST 3520 International Organizations
CAS 16-154 STAT (MC) Change in Course Title for STAT 2600
CAS 16-155 STAT (MC) Removing Notation of Catalog Description for STAT 2830
CAS 16-156 STAT (MC) Updating Catalog Description for STAT 3620
CAS 16-157 STAT (MC) Removing Notation of Catalog Description for STAT 3640 and Change in Title and Description
CAS 16-158 STAT (MC) Removing Notation of Catalog Description for STAT 3660 and Change in Title
CAS 16-159 STAT(SC) Change in Prerequisite for STAT 4810
CAS 16-160 STAT (MC) Change in Catalog Description for STAT 6450 

January 15 | Agenda | Minutes

REL 16-98 (SC, MC) Course #, Title – REL 2065 & REL 3325, Islam
CAS 16-121 GEOS (SC) Pre or Co-requisites, GEOS 5390, Geologic Mapping
CAS 16-122 GEOS (SC) Pre or Co-requisites, GEOS 5400, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
CAS 16-123 GEOS (AP) Revised Minor, Geology Minor
CAS 16-124 GEOS (AP) Revised Major, Geochemistry Major
CAS 16-125 GEOS (AP) Revised Major, Geophysics Major
CAS 16-126 GEOS (AP) Revised Major, Geology Major
CAS 16-127 GEOS (AP) New Curriculum, (O) Accelerated MA program in Geosciences
CAS 16-128 GEOG (AP) Deletion, Secondary Education Geography – Major GGSJ
CAS 16-129 GEOG (AP) Deletion, Secondary Education Geography – Minor GGSN
CAS 16-130 PHYS  (AP) Revised Major, Geophysics - Major GEPJ 

November 20 | Agenda | Minutes

REL 16-98 (SC, MC) Course #, Title - REL 2065, Islam
MDVL 16-99  (AP) Revised Minor - Medieval Studies Minor
BIOS 16-100 (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - BIOS 2400 - Human Physiology
BIOS 16-101 (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - BIOS 2110 - Human Anatomy
BIOS 16-102 (AP) Revised Major - Biomedical Sciences Major
BIOS 16-103 (AP) Revised Major - Biology Major
BIOS 16-104 (AP) Revised Major - Biology Major - Secondary Education Curriculum
PHYS 16-105 (SC) Pre or Co-requisites; Other - PHYS 1020 - Energy and the Environment, PHYS 1040 - Introduction to the Sky and the Solar System, PHYS 1060 - Introduction to the Stars and Galaxies and PHYS 1070 - Elementary Physics
PHYS 16-106 (SC) Pre or Co-requisites; Other - PHYS 1130 - General Physics I
PHYS 16-107 (SC) New Course - PHYS 1905 - The Universe of Physics
PHYS 16-108 (SC) Course #, Different Level - PHYS 3520 - Waves and Optics
PHYS 16-109 (AP) Revised Minor - Astronomy Minor
PHYS 16-110 (MC) Description - PHYS 6620 - Electricity and Magnetism I
PHYS 16-111 (MC) Description - PHYS 6630 - Electricity and Magnetism II
GEOG 16-112 (SC) New Course - GEOG 4670 - GIS Projects and Programming
GEOG 16-113 (AP) Revised Major - B.S. Geography
GEOG 16-114 (SC) New Course GEOG 4685 - Internet GIS
GEOG 16-115 (MC) Title - GEOG 5690 - Intermediate Geographic Information Systems
GEOG 16-116 (SC) New Course - GEOG 3070 - Extreme Weather Under Climate Change
GEOG 16-117 (AP) Revised Major - M.S. Geography
GEOG 16-118 (SC) New Course - GEOG 6670 - Project Management and Programming
GEOG 16-119 (SC) New Course - GEOG 6685 - GIS and Internet Applications
GEOG 16-120 (AP) Other - Revised Certificate

October 16 and October 28 | Agenda | Minutes

CAS 16-1      (SC) New Course - SOC 5420 - Medicine, Culture and Society
CAS 16-12    (SC) Enrollment Restriction - MATH 1500 - Number Concepts for Elementary/Middle School Teachers
CAS 16-13    (AP) Revised Minor - Psychology Minor (PSYN)
CAS 16-14    (MC) Deletion - ECON 5030 - Economic Computing - Master of Arts in Applied Economics
CAS 16-15    (AP) Revised Major - ECON 5030 - Economic Computing - Master of Arts in Applied Economics
CAS 16-16    (AP) Revised Major - ECON 5030 - Economic Computing - Master of Arts in Applied Economics - Econometrics/Statistics Concentration
CAS 16-17    (AP) Revised Major - ECON 5030 - Economic Computing - Master of Arts in Applied Economics - Development Economics Concentration
CAS 16-18    (AP) Deletion - Certificate Program in Nonprofit Leadership and Administration
CAS 16-19    (AP) Deletion - Certificate Program in Health Care Administration
CAS 16-20    (MC) Other - Change of wording permissible concentration electives in the Graduate Catalog text for the MPA Health Care Administration concentration - MPA (Health Care Administration concentration)
CAS 16-21    (MC) Other - Change of wording permissible concentration electives in the Graduate Catalog text for the MPA Nonprofit Leadership and Administration concentration - MPA (Nonprofit Leadership and Administration concentration)
CAS 16-22    (AP) Other - Within the MPA public management concentration, delete the identification specificity of "Local Government Administration" and "Stage Agency Administration" options - MPA
CAS 16-23    (SC) New Course - PADM 6640 - Advanced Research Design for Public Administration
CAS 16-24    (SC) New Course - PADM 6920 - Quantitative Data Analysis II
CAS 16-25    (AP) Other - Request to change Graduate Catalog language regarding research methodology requirements for graduation from the Ph.D. in public administration. This does not change the credit hours required or the basic nature of the courses that are required - Ph.D. in Public Administration
CAS 16-26    (AP) Graduation Requirements - PhD degree in Chemistry
CAS 16-27    (AP) Graduation Requirements - PhD degree in Chemistry
CAS 16-28    (SC) Credit Hours - CHEM 6900 - Master's degree in Chemistry
CAS 16-29    (AP) Graduation Requirements - Master's degree in Chemistry
CAS 16-31    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - FREN 3160 - Introduction to Advanced French Studies
CAS 16-32    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - FREN 3170 - French Conversation
CAS 16-33    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - FREN 3200 - French Phonetics
CAS 16-34    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - FREN 4520 - Reading and Writing in French
CAS 16-35    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - FREN 4540 - Business French
CAS 16-36    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - FREN 4900 - Studies in French Linguistics
CAS 16-37    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - FREN 5030 - French-English Translation Practicum
CAS 16-38    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - FREN 5100 - Studies in French and Francophone Culture
CAS 16-39    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - FREN 5200 - Topics in French Linguistics and Languages Sciences
CAS 16-40    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - FREN 5400 - Old French Language and Literature
CAS 16-41    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - FREN 5600 - Advanced Readings in French
CAS 16-42    (SC) General Education - LANG 3750 - Foreign Literature in English Translation: Views of Humanity
CAS 16-43    (SC) New Course - ARAB 3750 - Foreign Literature in English Translation:  Views of Humanity
CAS 16-44    (SC) New Course - CHIN 3750 - Foreign Literature in English Translation:  Views of Humanity
CAS 16-45    (SC) New Course - FREN 3750 - Foreign Literature in English Translation:  Views of Humanity
CAS 16-46    (SC) New Course - GER 3750 - Foreign Literature in English Translation:  Views of Humanity
CAS 16-47    (SC) New Course - JPNS 3750 - Foreign Literature in English Translation:  Views of Humanity
CAS 16-48    (SC) New Course - LAT 3750 - Foreign Literature in English Translation:  Views of Humanity
CAS 16-49    (SC) New Course - RUSS 3750 - Foreign Literature in English Translation:  Views of Humanity
CAS 16-50    (MC) Title - ANTH 3410 - Cultures of Africa
CAS 16-51    (SC) Course-Level Restriction - Masters of Arts in Spanish - SPAN 5260, SPAN 5270, SPAN 5280, SPAN 5290, SPAN 5500, SPAN 5570, SPAN 5580
CAS 16-52    (SC) New Course - PHYS 6200 - Computational Physics
CAS 16-53    (SC) Credit Hours - PHYS 6300 - Classical Mechanics
CAS 16-54    (SC) Credit Hours - PHYS 6620 - Electricity and Magnetism I
CAS 16-55    (SC) Credit Hours - PHYS 6630 - Electricity and Magnetism II
CAS 16-56    (AP) New Curriculum - Master of Arts in Physics
CAS 16-57    (AP) New Curriculum - Doctor of Philosophy in Physics
CAS 16-58    (SC) New Course - General Education - COM 3400 - Global Media Literacy
CAS 16-59    (AP) Other - Change to Major/Minor restriction in the school
CAS 16-60    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - COM 2010 - Communication Library
CAS 16-61    (AP) Admission Requirements - Master of Arts in Communication
CAS 16-62    (AP) Admission Requirements - Accelerated Graduate Degree Program in Communications
CAS 16-63    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites - COM 3560 - Digital Video Production:  Fiction
CAS 16-64    (SC) Pre or Co-requisites; Enrollment Restriction - COM 3550 - Digital Video Production:  Nonfiction
CAS 16-65    (AP) Revised Major - Film, Video and Media Studies
CAS 16-66    (AP) Revised Major - Major in Public Relations
CAS 16-67    (AP) Revised Major - Biology Major - Secondary Education Curriculum
CAS 16-68    (AP) Revised major - Biology Major
CAS 16-69    (AP) Revised Major - Biomedical Sciences Major
CAS 16-70    (AP) Revised Minor - Biology Minor - Secondary Education
CAS 16-71    (MC) Description - MS Geosciences
CAS 16-72    (MC) Description - PhD Geosciences
CAS 16-73    (SC) New Course - GEOS 6650 - Carbonate Petrology
CAS 16-74    (AP) New Curriculum: Other - Accelerated MA Program in Geosciences
CAS 16-75    (SC) Course #, different level - GEOS 4400 - Petrology and Petrography
CAS 16-76    (SC) Course #, different level - GEOS 4390 - Geologic Mapping
CAS 16-77    (AP) New Certificate - Certificate in Applied Hydrogeology
CAS 16-78    (AP) Revised Major - Masters of International Development Administration
CAS 16-94    (AP) Revised Minor - Political Science - Secondary Education Minor (POSN)
CAS 16-79    (AP) Revised Minor - Latin American Studies Minor
CAS 16-80    (AP) Revised Minor - Modern European Studies Minor
CAS 16-81    (AP) Revised Minor - Asian Studies Minor
CAS 16-82    (SC) New Course - A-S 1850 - Introduction to the Pre-Health Professions
CAS 16-83    (AP) Revised Minor - BS Geography
CAS 16-84    (SC) New Course - GEOG 3260 - Atmospheric Energy and Motion
CAS 16-85    (SC) New Course - GEOG 4280 - Data Analysis in Climate Science
CAS 16-86    (AP) New Degree; New Major - PhD in Geography - TABLED
CAS 16-87    (SC) New Course - GEOG 6280 - Data Analysis in Climate Science
CAS 16-88    (SC) New Course - GEOG 6420 - Topics in Human Environmental Analysis
CAS 16-89    (SC) New Course - GEOG 6430 - Topics in Human Environmental Systems
CAS 16-90    (SC) New Course - GEOG 6630 - Human-Environmental Systems I
CAS 16-91    (SC) New Course - GEOG 6640 - Human-Environmental Systems II
CAS 16-92    (SC) New Course - GEOG 6980 - College Teaching and Professional Activities - TABLED
CAS 16-93    (SC) New Course - GEOG 7300 - Doctoral Dissertation - TABLED
CAS 16-95    (AP) Deletion - Physics with Electrical Engineering Major - PHLX
CAS 16-96    (AP) Deletion - Environmental Studies Secondary Education - Minor EVSN
CAS 16-97    (AP) Deletion - World Languages and Literatures - Russian Secondary Education Minor RSSN

 September 18 | Agenda | Minutes

CAS 15-131  (SC) New Course - HIST 3615 - The European Witch-Hunt (WI)
CAS 15-132  (MC) Title - 3768 - Modern China (WI)
CAS 15-133  (SC) New Course - HIST 4490 - Topics in Early European History and Culture (BW)
CAS 15-134  (SC) New Course - HIST 4491 - Topics in Modern European History and Culture (BW)
CAS 16-2      (SC) General Education Distribution Area V - ECON 3180 - The Economics of Medical Care
CAS 16-3      (MC) Description, COGE Re-approval - INTL 2000 - Introduction to Global and International Studies
CAS 16-4      (AP) Revised Major - Global and International Studies Major
CAS 16-5      (AP) Revised Minor - Chemistry Minor
CAS 16-6      (AP) Revised Minor - Chemistry Minor - Secondary Education (CHSN)
CAS 16-7      (SC) New Course, General Education - REL 3360 - Zen and Buddhist Meditation
CAS 16-8      (MC) Description - STAT 3660 - Introduction to Statistics
CAS 16-9      (MC) Description - STAT 2160 - Business Statistics
CAS 16-10    (MC) Description - STAT 3640 - Statistical Methods
CAS 16-11    (MC) Description - STAT 2600 - Statistics Using R

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