October 26, 2017

November 2017 UGC Agenda

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING
Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

I. Call to Order: 

II. Announcements/Discussion

IIINew Business

PROPOSAL FROM INTO MASON
Contact Person: Dr. Nicole J. Sealey, Academic Director,

3-3378, nsealey@gmu.edu

No Proposals Submitted


PROPOSALS FROM THE CENTER OF ACADEMIC ADVISING, RETENTION AND TRANSITIONS
Contact Person: Jacquelyn L. Nash, Associate Director for UNIV Courses and Programs

3-3223, jhilldru@gmu.edu

No Proposals Submitted


PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Contact Person: Ellen Rodgers, Associate Dean, Student and Academic Affairs

3-2034 erodger1@gmu.edu

New Course (ACTION ITEM): 

TOUR 355: Event Logistics

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

EDUC 301: Educating Diverse and Exceptional Learners

TOUR 320: Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Information

TOUR 414: Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Management Finance

TOUR 420: Tourism Planning/Policy

TOUR 470: Career Preparation

TOUR 490: Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Management Internship

Inactivated Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT): 

Inactivate BS in Athletic Training

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Contact Person: Cathy Tompkins, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies,
3-2838, ctompkin@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEM):

NUTR 315: Fundamentals of Cooking

NUTR 330: Food Composition

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

HAP 489: Pre-Internship Seminar

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Contact Person: Vita Vock, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs

3-1060 vvock@gmu.edu

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

ENGH 414: Folklore and the Supernatural

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

INTS_BS_Applied Global Conservation

INTS- Nonprofit Studies minor

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

Contact Person: Dr. Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs,

3-9787, pseshaiy@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEM):

CHEM 271: General Chemistry for Engineers Lecture

CHEM 272: General Chemistry for Engineers Lab

CHEM 424: Principles of Chemical Separation

CHEM 425: Electroanalytical Chemistry

NEUR 101: Introduction to Neuroscience

NEUR 406: Zebrafish Neurodevelopment Laboratory

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

CHEM 341: Fundamental Inorganic Chemistry

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

ASTR 328: Stars

ASTR 401: Computer Simulation in Astronomy

ASTR 402: RS: Methods of Observational Astronomy

ASTR 403: Planetary Science

ASTR 404: Galaxies and Cosmology

ASTR 405: Honors Thesis in Astronomy I

ASTR 406: Honors Thesis in Astronomy II

ASTR 408: Senior Research

ASTR 409: Astronomy Internship

ASTR 480: The Interstellar Medium

BIOL 435: Selected Topics in Biology

GEOL 304: Sedimentary Geology

GEOL 308: Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

PHYS 245: College Physics II

PHYS 405: Honors Thesis in Physics I

PHYS 406: Honors Thesis in Physics II

PHYS 407: Senior Laboratory in Modern Physics

PHYS 408: Senior Research

PHYS 409: Physics Internship

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

Contact Person: Nicole Springer, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs,

3-5232 nspringe@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEM):

MUSI 456: Pedagogy II

MUSI 457: Pedagogy III

MUSI 458: Pedagogy IV

MUSI 489: Music Technology Capstone

MUSI 494: Pedagogy Internship

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT): 

FAVS 335: Sound and Lighting for Film and Video

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT): 

FAVS 250: Business of Film and Video

FAVS 312: Film Lab

FAVS 352: Ethics of Film and Video

FAVS 357: New Media and Film Distribution

FAVS 377: Interactive Storytelling for Social Change

FAVS 380: TV Writing

FAVS 400: Film and Video Career Seminar

FAVS 431: Advanced Cinematography

FAVS 475: Advanced Fiction Directing

FAVS 483: Feature-Length Scriptwriting

FAVS 496: Advanced Visual Storytelling

FAVS 497: Senior Film Practicum

FAVS 498: Development for Senior Project

Program Modifications  (ANNOUNCEMENTS):

BA-Film and Video Studies

PROPOSAL FROM THE HONORS COLLEGE
Contact Person: Ms. Heather Anderson, Director of Academic Affairs and Advising,

3-1108, handers4@gmu.edu

No Proposals Submitted

PROPOSALS FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PROVOST
Contact Person: Marcy Glover, Operations Manager, Academic Programs and Services, Office of the Provost
3-8729 Email: mglover2@gmu.edu

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

UNIV 497: China 1-2-1 Senior Thesis


PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHAR SCHOOL OF POLICY AND GOVERNMENT
Contact Person: Ann Ludwick, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs

3-1415, aludwick@gmu.edu 

No Proposals Submitted

PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Contact Person: Patrick Soleymani, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
3-5137, psoleyma@gmu.edu

No Proposals Submitted

PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHOOL FOR CONFLICT ANALYSIS AND RESOLUTION
Contact Person: Mara Schoeny, Associate Professor, Director, Undergraduate Program

3-9191 mschoeny@gmu.edu

No Proposals Submitted


PROPOSALS FROM THE VOLGENAU SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Contact Person: Pelin Kurtay, Associate Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
3-7606 paksoy@gmu.edu       

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENTS):

CS 306: Synthesis of Ethics and Law for the Computing Professional

CS 310: Data Structures

STAT 354: Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists II

STAT 499: Special Topics in Statistics

Program Modifications (ANNOUNCEMENTS):

BS ComputerScience

BS Civil and Infrastructure Engineering

MINOR Environmental Engineering

IV.  Adjournment- 5:03pm