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April 2017 UGC Agenda

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

I. Call to Order

II. Announcements/Discussion

  • MASON READS- Rick Gray, (on behalf of Emilie Dubert, co-chair of Mason Reads) will be discussing the program and its potential tie-ins with Undergrad Council in the future.
  • GUEST SPEAKER-Dr. Robert Matz-CHSS will be discussing the complementarity of majors and minors.
  • COURSELEAF – Priyanka Champaneri will give an overview – CourseLeaf Handout
  • UGC HOUSEKEEPING– Dr. Usher would like to hold a general discussion as to how upcoming proposals will be handled and which proposals require actions vs announcements.
  • HIGH IMPACT COURSES – Dr. Usher will lead a discussion regarding high impact courses (internships, research, experiential type courses), and how they vary across the disciplines

IIINew Business

PROPOSAL FROM INTO MASON
Contact Person: Ms. Nicole J. Harris-Sealey, Academic Director, 3-3378, nsealey@gmu.edu

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • AE 022 Level 2-3 Special Topics
  • AE 032 Level 3-4 Special Topics
  • AE 042 Level 4-5 Special Topics
  • AE 052 Level 5-6 Special Topics
  • AE 062 Level 6-7 Special Topics
  • AE 072 Level 6-7-8 Special Topics
  • EAP 100 Special Topics in English for Academic Purposes

Modified Programs (DISCUSSION):


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 Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • TOUR 320Hospitality Tourism and Event Management Information
  • TOUR 412 Hospitality Tourism and Event Marketing and Sales

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

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):

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Contact Person: Vita Vock, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
3-1060 vvock@gmu.edu

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE
Contact Person: Dr. Donna Fox, Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Special Programs,  3-8797, dfox1@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSAL FROM THE HONORS COLLEGE
Contact Person: Ms. Heather Anderson, Director of Academic Affairs and Advising, 3-1108, handers4@gmu.edu

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

No Proposals Submitted


PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHAR SCHOOL OF POLICY AND GOVERNMENT
Contact Person: Ann Ludwick, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs
3-1415, aludwick@gmu.edu 

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • GOVT 359 Computers in Public Management
  • GOVT 421 Contemporary Political Ideologies
  • GOVT 443 Law and Ethics of War
  • GOVT 470 Faith and Reasoning in the Making of the Modern Man
  • GOVT 471 Millennialism and Philosophies of History in Western Culture
  • GOVT 472 Christianity, Secularism and Democracy

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

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

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):


PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHOOL OF 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

No Proposals Submitted

IV.  Adjournment

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March 2017 UGC Agenda

March 2017 Meeting – Virtual Review
NOTE: Please send YAY or NAY to ugc@gmu.edu by Tuesday, March 7th

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Contact Person: Vita Vock, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
3-1060 vvock@gmu.edu

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):


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

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

March 2017 Virtual Review Meeting Minutes

The March 2017 meeting was canceled, but a virtual review was conducted of the proposal modifications from CHSS and the Office of the Provost. A 2/3 majority vote was recorded, and the modifications were approved.

 

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February 2017 UGC Agenda

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

I. Call to Order

II. Announcements/Discussion

  • 3-3:15 p.m. – Bethany will lead a discussion regarding the development and goals of the council.
  • Claudia Rector will review the SCHEV common core policy and SACSCOC substantive change policy. Please review the accompanying handout.

IIINew Business


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

No proposals submitted


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 ITEMS):
NUTR312 Experimental Foods
NUTR313  Experimental Foods Lab


PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Contact Person: Vita Vock, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
3-1060 vvock@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):
ANTH378 Humans and Animals
ANTH379 Andean Archeology
ANTH385 Human Osteology
ANTH386 Human Osteology Lab
ANTH387 Zooarcheology
ANTH393 Paleopathology
COMM487 Washington Media Institute
CRIM325 Hate Crime
CRIM411 Innovations in Policing
CRIM430 Criminal Law
FREN385 Introduction to French Linguistics
FREN390 French for the Professions: Fashion, Food and Finance
GERM329 Representations of the Holocaust
HIST394 Thinking Globally
HIST397 Topics in Public History
HNRS400 Honors College Internship
ITAL360 Southern Italy
PHIL110 Ethics Lab
RELI333 Spiritual Autobiography

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):
FREN461 Linguistic Structure of Modern French

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):
Chinese, Minor
CHSS Excluded Courses and Credits (Note: addition of restricted courses language that was provided at the January UGC meeting)
BA Communication
BA Communication, Concentration in Public Relations
Communication, Minor
Well-Being, Minor
BA Criminology, Law and Society
BS Criminology, Law and Society
Criminology, Law and Society, Minor
BA Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Concentration in Conservation and Sustainability , Concentration in Conservation and Sustainability , Concentration in Conservation and Sustainability
BA Global Affairs, Concentration in the Environment
BA History
Concentrations in Digital History, Public History, Global History, and Individualized (Note: revised per January UGC meeting input)
BS Integrative Studies, Concentration in Applied Global Conservation
BA Integrative Studies, Concentration in Early Childhood Education (Note: withdrawn)
BA Integrative Studies, Concentration in Elementary Education (Note: withdrawn)
BA IntegrativeStudies, Concentration in Social Innovation and Enterprise
BA Integrative Studies, concentration in Women and Gender Studies
Intelligence Analysis, Minor
Italian Studies, Minor
Korean Studies, Minor
Leadership, Minor
Non-Profit Studies, Minor
Political Communication, Minor
BA Psychology
BS Psychology
BS Psychology, Honors Supporting Courses
BA Russian and Eurasian Studies, Concentration in Russian Language and Culture
Social Justice, Minor

 

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE
Contact Person: Jennifer Bazaz Gettys,  Associate Director for Academic Affairs, 3-5302, jbazaz@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):
BIOL413 Histotechniques
CLIM456 Introduction to Atmospheric Radiation
EVPP413 Histotechniques
NEUR480 Biological Bases of Alzheimer’s Disease

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):
NEUR380 Biological Bases of Alzheimer’s Disease

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):
BS Neuroscience (Note: Neuroscience Curriculum Transition: BS, Minor, and all Undergraduate Courses are moving from CHSS to COS)
BS Environmental Science
BS in Chemistry without Concentration


PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

Contact Person: Nicole Springer, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
3-5232 nspringe@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 OF CONFLICT ANALYSIS AND RESOLUTION
Contact Person: Mara Schoeny, Associate Professor, Director, Undergraduate Program
3-9191 mschoeny@gmu.edu

No proposals submitted


PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHAR SCHOOL OF POLICY AND GOVERNMENT

Contact Person: Ann Ludwick, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs
3-1415, aludwick@gmu.edu

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):
GOVT399 Research Practicum

 

PROPOSALS FROM THE VOLGENAU SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Contact Person: Pelin Kurtay, Associate Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
3-7606 paksoy@gmu.edu

No proposals submitted

 

IV.  Adjournment

 

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January 2017 UGC Agenda

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

I. Call to Order

II. Announcements/Discussion

IIINew Business

Proposal from the Center for Academic Advising, Retention and Transitions
Contact Person: Jacquelyn L. Nash, Associate Director for UNIV Courses and Programs
3-3223, jhilldru@gmu.edu

 

Proposals from the College of Education and Human Development
Contact Person: Ellen Rodgers, Associate Dean, Student and Academic Affairs
3-2034 erodger1@gmu.edu

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • ATEP 180 Emergency Medical Care for Physically Active Populations
  • TOUR 312 Ecotourism

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • ECED 402 Foundations of Language & Literacy for Diverse Prekindergarten & Kindergarten Learners
  • ECED 406 Medical and Developmental Aspects of Disabilities of Diverse Young Learners
  • ECED 422 Developing Language, Literacy, and Communication of Diverse Infants and Toddlers
  • SPMT 425 Sport Analytics
  • TOUR 241 Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management Practicum
  • TOUR 314 Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Management Revenue Management
  • TOUR 330 Resort Management
  • TOUR 331 Cruise Ship Management
  • TOUR 340 Sustainable Tourism
  • TOUR 352 Heritage and Cultural Tourism
  • TOUR 362 Cultural and Environmental Interpretation
  • TOUR 412 Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Management Marketing
  • TOUR 414 Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management Finance
  • TOUR 420 Tourism Planning Policy
  • TOUR 440 Meetings and Conventions
  • TOUR 450 Hospitality Human Resource Management
  • TOUR 460 Facilities Management
  • TOUR 470 Career Preparation
  • TOUR 480 Special Topics
  • TOUR 490 Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management Internship

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

  • ECED 490 Internship in Early Childhood Education
  • ECED 411 Assessment of Diverse Young Learners
  • ECED 412 Language and Literacy Assessment and Instruction for Diverse Primary Grade Learners
  • ECED 413 Integrating Social Studies Across the Content Areas for Diverse Young Learners
  • ECED 415  Mathematics for Diverse Young Learners
  • ECED 416 Science for Diverse Young Learners
  • ECED 485 Applied and Teacher Research in Early Childhood Education
  • ECED 490 Internship in Early Childhood Education
  • RECR 139 Archery Introduction

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

New Programs (Action Items):

 

Proposal from the College of Health and Human Services
Contact Person: Cathy Tompkins, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies,
3-2838, ctompkin@gmu.edu

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • GCH 380 Public Health Resource Methods
  • GCH 465 Community Health Capstone
  • HAP 489 Pre-Internship Seminar
  • HAP 498 Heath Administration Internship
  • NURS 305 Application of Basic Nursing Techniques
  • NURS 310 Application of Basic Nursing Care
  • NURS 312 Basic Nursing Care of Adults
  • NURS 330 Nursing Fundamentals
  • NURS 334 Nursing as a Health Profession and Discipline
  • NURS 336 Concepts of Professional Nursing as a Discipline
  • NURS 337 Application of Nursing Fundamental Technologies
  • NURS 344 Intermediate Nursing Technologies
  • NURS 350 Application of Nursing Care for Individuals and Small Groups
  • NURS 351 Application of Intermediate Nursing Technologies
  • NURS 358 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Maternal/Infant Nursing
  • NURS 359 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Pediatric Nursing
  • NURS 388 Problem-Based Clinical Inquiry
  • NURS 425 Comprehensive Health Assessment
  • NURS 427 Advanced Technologies for the Accelerated Pathway
  • NURS 428 Community Health Clinic for the Accelerated Pathway
  • NURS 434 Vulnerable Populations
  • NURS 436 Leadership and Management in Health Care
  • NURS 440 Community Health and Epidemiology
  • NURS 451 Advanced Clinical Preceptorship
  • NURS 457 Introduction to Nursing Informatics
  • NURS 465Examination and Integration of Professional and Health Care Issues
  • NURS 467 Clinical in Community Health Nursing
  • NURS 468 Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
  • NURS 469 Clinical in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
  • NURS 491 Critical Thinking and Analysis of Test Taking Strategies

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

  • NURS 435 Public Health Preceptorship for Nurses
  • SOCW 495 Field Practicum and Seminar I
  • SOCW 496 Field Practicum and Seminar II

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

New Program (ANNOUNCEMENT):

 

Proposal from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Contact Person: Vita Vock, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
3-1060 vvock@gmu.edu

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • ARTH380 African Art
  • CHSS 310 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • CL 300 Introduction to Comparative Literature
  • COMM 432 Political Communication

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

  • ARTH206 Survey of African Art
  • ARTH318 Art and Archeology of Ancient Egypt
  • COMM 327 Political Communication
  • COMM 384 Public Relations and Social Media
  • CRIM 485 Study Abroad
  • ECON 485 Smithian Political Economy I
  • ECON 486 Smithian Political Economy II
  • ENGH 100 Composition for Multilingual Writers
  • HIST 384 Global History of Christianity
  • HIST 396 Introduction to Public History
  • INTS 355 Consciousness, Meaning and Life-Purpose
  • PHIL 306 Philosophy Internship
  • PSYC 301 Research Methods in Psychology
  • RELI 384 Global History of Christianity
  • SPAN 485 Topics in Community-Based Spanish

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

New Programs (ACTION ITEMS):

 

Proposal from the College of Science
Contact Person: Dr. Kevin Curtin, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 3-4243, curtin@gmu.edu

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • BINF 401 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

Proposal from the Office of the Provost
Contact Person: Gbemi Disu, Executive Director, Office of Global Strategy, Office of the Provost
3-5479 Email: gdisu@gmu.edu

New Program (ACTION ITEM):

 

Proposals from the School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Contact Person: Mara Schoeny, Associate Professor, Director, Undergraduate Program
3-9191 mschoeny@gmu.edu

New Course (ACTION ITEM):

  • CONF 386  Study Abroad: Context and Synthesis

Modified Program (ANNOUNCEMENT):

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

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • CS 225 Culture and Theory of Games

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • BENG 101 Introduction to Engineering
  • BENG 492 Senior Advanced Design Project I
  • BENG 493 RS Senior Advanced Design Project II
  • ECE 301 Digital Electronics
  • IT 216 System Analysis and Design
  • IT 306 Program Design and Data Structures
  • IT 308 Event Driven Programming
  • IT 331 Web I: Web Development
  • IT 342 Operating Systems Fundamentals
  • IT 352 Security Administration of Linux Systems
  • IT 366 Network Security I
  • IT 390 Rapid Development of Scalable Applications
  • IT 410 Web Programming
  • IT 436 Agile Web Development with Open Source Framework
  • IT 465 Peer-to-Peer Systems and Overlay Networks
  • IT 490 Application Maintenance and Spiral Development
  • IT 492 Senior Design Project I
  • IT 495 Turning Ideas into Successful Companies
  • IT 496 Decision Making in IT Ventures
  • ME 311 Mechanical Experimentation I
  • ME 313 Material Science
  • ME 321 Mechanical Experimentation II
  • ME 322 Fluid Mechanics
  • ME 323 Heat Transfer
  • ME 341 Design of Mechanical Elements
  • ME 342 Design of Thermal Systems
  • ME 351 Analytical Methods in Engineering
  • ME 352 Entrepreneurship in Engineering
  • ME 431 Systems Dynamics
  • ME 432 Control Engineering
  • ME 443 Mechanical Design I
  • ME 444 Mechanical Design II
  • ME 453 Developing the Societal Engineer
  • ME 499 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • SYST 221 Systems Modeling Laboratory
  • SYST 395 Applied Systems Engineering

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

  • CYSE 499 Special Topics in Cyber Security Engineering
  • CS 491 Industry-Sponsored Senior Design Project 

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

IV.  Adjournment

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December 2016 UGC Agenda

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
Wednesday, December 14th, 2016, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

I. Call to Order

II. Announcements/Discussion

IIINew Business

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Contact Person: Ellen Rodgers, Associate Dean, Student and Academic Affairs
3-2034 erodger1@gmu.edu

Modified or Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • ATEP 120 First Aid and Emergency Care
  • EDSE 422 Augmentative Communication
  • EDSE 429 Secondary Curriculum and Strategies for Mild Disabilities
  • EDSE 442 Characteristics of Students with Mental Retardation
  • EDSE 490  Internship in Applied Behavior Analysis

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

New Course (ACTION ITEM):

  • EDEP 350 Perspectives on Achievement Motivation

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Contact Person: Cathy Tompkins, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies,
3-2838, ctompkin@gmu.edu

Modified Course (ANNOUNCEMENT):

New Course (ACTION ITEM):

  • GCH 491 Study Abroad in Public Health

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

New Programs (ACTION ITEMS):

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Contact Person: Vita Vock, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
3-1060 vvock@gmu.edu

Modified Course (ANNOUNCEMENT):

New Courses (ACTION ITEM):

New Programs (ACTION ITEMS):

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE
Contact Person: Dr. Kevin Curtin, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
3-4243, curtin@gmu.edu

Modified Course (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • BIOL 330 Biodiversity Lab and Recitation
  • CONS 404 Biodiversity Monitoring
  • CONS 491 Conservation Management Planning
  • PHYS 407 Senior Laboratory in Modern Physics

New Courses (ACTION ITEM):

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Contact Person: Nicole Springer, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
3-5232 nspringe@gmu.edu

Modified Course (ANNOUNCEMENT):

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHAR SCHOOL OF POLICY AND GOVERNMENT
Contact Person: Jennifer Victor, Associate Professor, Political Science
3-3202, jvictor3@gmu.edu

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Contact Person: Patrick Soleymani, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
3-5137 psoleyma@gmu.edu

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

New Courses (ACTION ITEM):

  • MGMT 454 Social Impact and Entrepreneurship

PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHOOL OF CONFLICT ANALYSIS AND RESOLUTION
Contact Person: Mara Schoeny, Associate Professor
Director, Undergraduate Program
3-9191, mschoeny@gmu.edu

New Programs (ACTION ITEMS):

PROPOSALS FROM THE VOLGENEAU SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Contact Person: Pelin Kurtay, Associate Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
3-7606 paksoy@gmu.edu

Modified or Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • BENG 301 Bioengineering Elements
  • BENG 304 Modeling and Control of Physiological Systems
  • BENG 322 Health Data Challenges
  • CS 262 Introduction to Low-Level Programming
  • CS 367 Computer Systems and Engineering
  • ECE 201 Introductions to Signals and Systems
  • ECE 220 Continuous-Time Signals and Systems
  • ECE 280 Circuit Analysis
  • ECE 433 Linear Electronics II
  • ECE 437 Principles of Microelectronic Device Fab
  • ECE 469 Microwave Circuit Lab
  • ECE 492 Senior Advanced Design Project I
  • IT 343 IT Project Management
  • ME 368 Manufacturing
  • ME 443Mechanical Design I
  • ME 499 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • STAT 474 Introduction to Survey Sampling
  • SWE 432 Design and Implementation of Software for the Web
  • SYST 469 Human Computer Interaction

New Courses (ACTION ITEM):

  • BENG 421 Introduction to Tissue Engineering
  • BENG 437 Medical Image Processing
  • CEIE 414 Structural Modeling for Engineers
  • CEIE 444 Water Resources Planning and Design
  • CS 110 Essentials of Computer Science
  • ECE 350 Embedded Systems and Hardware Interfaces
  • ECE 370 Robot Design
  • SYST 468 Applied Predictive Analytics

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

IV.  Adjournment

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NOVEMBER 2016 Agenda and Minutes

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
Wednesday, November 9th
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

 

I.  Call to Order

II. Announcements/Discussion

  • Discussion of difference between ACTION and ANNOUNCEMENT submissions

III. New Business

Proposals from the School of Business (going first as Patrick must leave early)
Contact Person: Patrick Soleymani, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
3-5137 psoleyma@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

  • MIS 410 Advanced Database Systems
  • MIS 415  Information Systems Audit and Control
  • MIS 420 Information Systems Security and Assurance

Inactivate Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • MIS 411 Management and Control of Information Systems
  • MIS 435 Knowledge Management
  • MIS 440 E-Commerce Business Models and Applications

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 Minor (ACTION ITEM): 

  • Minor Sport Analytics (withdrawn)

Modify Program (ANNOUNCEMENT):

Modify Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

Delete Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • EDSE 405Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education
  • EDSE 415 Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Collaborative and
    Current Consultative Approaches
  • EDSE 456 Language Development and Communication for Diverse Infants and Toddlers
  • EDSE 458 Medical Aspects of Physical and Sensory Disabilities in Young Children
  • EDSE 459 Curriculum and Methods: Early Childhood Special Education

 

Proposal from the College of Health and Human Services
Contact Person: Cathy Tompkins, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies,
3-2838, ctompkin@gmu.edu

New Course (ACTION ITEM): 

Modified Program (ANNOUNCEMENT):

 

Proposal from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Contact Person: Vita Vock, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
3-1060 vvock@gmu.edu

New Course (ACTION ITEM):

  • INTS 417 Human Trafficking and the International Community

Introduction of Course to Non-Western Culture List (ACTION ITEM): 

  • ARAB 360 Topics in Arabic Cultural Production

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENTS):

Deleted Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

Modified Course (ANNOUNCEMENT):

 

Proposals from the College of Visual and Performing Arts
Contact Person: Nicole Springer, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
3-5232 nspringe@gmu.edu

New Programs (ACTION ITEM):

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENTS):

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENTS):

 

Proposal from the College of Science
Contact Person: Dr. Kevin Curtin, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
3-4243 curtin@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEM):

 

  • BIOL 401 Phage Discovery
  • BIOL 412 Phage Genomics
  • BIOL 442 Urban Ecosystems and Processes
  • FRSC 401 Crime Scene Investigations
  • FRSC 406 Forensic Internship
  • FRSC 499 Comprehensive Examination
  • PHYS 465 Planetary Atmospheres and Ionospheres (note: a new faculty member wants to study this subject)

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

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

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • ECE 491 Engineering Seminar
  • ECE 492 Senior Advanced Design Project I
  • STAT 462 Applied Multivariate Statistics
  • STAT 463Introduction to Exploratory Data Analysis
  • SYST 495Senior Design Project II

Proposal from the Center for Academic Advising, Retention and Transitions
Contact Person: Ann Lewis, Assistant Dean
3-4203 vlewis@gmu.edu

New Course (ACTION ITEM): 

Proposal from INTO Mason
Contact Person: Nicole J. Harris-Sealey, Academic Director
3-3378 nsealey@gmu.edu

Modified Program (ANNOUNCEMENT):

IV. Adjournment

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September 2016 UGC Agenda

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
Wednesday, September 14, 2016


I. Call to Order

II. Announcements/Discussion

  • Processes
  • Courseleaf Update
  • Certificate Approval Process

IIINew Business

Proposal from the College of Education and Human Development Contact Person: Dr. Ellen Rodgers, 3-2034, erodger1@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEM):

  • SPMT425 Sport Analytics
  • TOUR314 Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Revenue Management

Modified Programs (Announcement):

Modified Courses (Announcement):

  • ATEP120 First Aid and Emergency Care
  • ATEP300 Functional Anatomy
  • ATEP310 Advanced Functional Anatomy
  • ATEP320 Therapeutic Interventions Foundations
  • ATEP325 Athletic Training Foundations
  • ATEP330 Emergency Procedures for Athletic Trainers
  • ATEP340 Lower Body Physical Assessment
  • ATEP345 Athletic Training Clinical Techniques I
  • ATEP351 Lower Body Therapeutic Interventions
  • ATEP354 Athletic Training Clinical Techniques 2
  • ATEP361 Upper Body Therapeutic Interventions
  • ATEP365 Athletic Training Clinical Techniques 4
  • ATEP367 Athletic Training Practicum 1
  • ATEP370 Upper Body Physical Assessment
  • ATEP375 Athletic Training Clinical Techniques 3
  • ATEP400 Pathopharmacology
  • ATEP450 Administration and Management in Athletic Training
  • ATEP457 Athletic Training Practicum 2
  • ATEP460 Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • ATEP466 Athletic Training Practicum 3
  • ATEP470 Post Rehabilitative Therapeutic Interventions
  • ATEP476 Athletic Training Practicum 4
  • ATEP480 Athletic Training Research
  • ATEP486 Athletic Training Practicum 5
  • KINE370 Exercise Testing and Evaluation
  • KINE380 Exercise Prescription and Programming for Special Populations
  • KINE450 Research Methods
  • PRLS310 Program Planning and Evaluation
  • PRLS317 Social Psychology of Play and Recreation
  • PRLS410 Administration of SRT Organizations I
  • PRLS411 Administration of SRT Organizations II
  • PRLS460 Sport and Recreation Law
  • PRLS480 Special Topics in Recreation Management
  • SPMT 490  Internship
  • SPMT420 Economics and Finance in the Sport Industry
  • SPMT455 Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

Course Deletions (Announcement):

  • PHED118 Advanced Life Guarding
  • PHED128 Fencing II
  • PHED146 Introduction to Badminton
  • PHED155 Introduction to Springboard Diving
  • PHED156 Intermediate Springboard Diving
  • PHED157 Aikido for Men and Women
  • PHED158 Underwater Hockey
  • PHED167 Advanced Concepts and Strategies in Bowling
  • PHED176 Introduction to Cricket
  • PHED250 Water Safety Instruction
  • PRLS195 Introduction to Hot Air Ballooning

Proposal from the College of Science Contact Person: Dr. Kevin Curtin, 3-4243, curtin@gmu.edu

Modified Course (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • MLAB401 Orientation to the Problems and Practices of the Clinical Laboratory
  • MLAB402 Clinical Hematology and Coagulation
  • MLAB403 Clinical Microscopy
  • MLAB404 Serology and Immunohematology
  • MLAB405 Clinical Microbiology
  • MLAB406 Clinical Chemistry

Proposal from INTO Mason Contact Person: Nicole J. Harris-Sealey, Academic Director, 3-3378, nsealey@gmu.edu
EAP stands for “English for Academic Purposes.” EAP 100 is a level above ESL courses; it is a special topics elective credit course. EAP 100 is a prerequisite to English 100. Dr. Harris-Sealey provided a syllabus as an example. Language support courses such as EAP 100 run concurrently with credit-bearing undergraduate content course.

New Course (ACTION ITEM): Approved.

Proposal from School of Business Contact Person: Anne Magro, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 3-1765 amagro@gmu.edu

Modified Program (ANNOUNCEMENT):

 

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October 2017 Meeting Agenda

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING
Wednesday, October 10, 2017, 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

I. Call to Order

II. Announcements/Discussion

  • Guest Speaker: Tom Butler will give us a brief update on substitution/waiver workshops to be held by Degree Compliance

IIINew Business

PROPOSAL FROM INTO MASON
Contact Person: Dr. Nicole J. Sealey, Academic Director, 3-3378, nsealey@gmu.edu

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENTS):

 BS Engineering and Computing: Mechanical Engineering

 BS Engineering and Computing Cyber Security

 BS Engineering and Computing STATS

BS Human and Social Development-Kinesiology

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

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENTS):

EDRD 419: Literacy in the Content Areas

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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

  • No Proposals Submitted

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Contact Person: Vita Vock, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
3-1060 vvock@gmu.edu

No Proposals Submitted

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE
Contact Person: Dr. Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 3-9787, pseshaiy@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

COS 300: Science Writing and Communication

EVPP 423: Beekeeping and Sustainability

Modified Courses (Action Items):

CHEM 313: Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 314: Organic Chemistry II

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Contact Person: Nicole Springer, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs,  3-5232 nspringe@gmu.edu

No Proposals Submitted

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

No Proposals Submitted


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   

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

ME 454: Project Mgmt for Engineers

ME 471: Introduction to Astronautics

Modified Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

ECE 305: Electromagnetic Theory

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENTS):

CYSE 230: Computer Networking

ECE 101: Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering

ECE 201: Introduction to Signals and Systems

ECE 220: Continuous-Time Signals and Systems

ECE 285: Electric Circuit Analysis I

ECE 286: Electric Circuit Analysis II

ECE 301: Digital Electronics

ECE 430: Principles of Semiconductor Devices

ECE 491: Engineering Seminar

ECE 492: Senior Advanced Design Project I

ME 432: Control Engineering

SYST 490: Senior Design Project I

SYST 495: Senior Design Project II

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENTS):

MINOR Systems Engineering and Operations Research

 MINOR Mechanical Engineering

 BS Applied ComputerScience CGD

 BS Mechanical Engineering

 BS Applied Computer Science SWE

No Proposals Submitted

IV.  Adjournment