November 29, 2018

December 2018 Agenda

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING
Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

I. Call to Order: 

II. Announcements/Discussion

*PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO A SIGNIFICANT VOLUME OF REQUESTS BY DEPARTMENTS, CHANGES TO THE AGENDA AND SURVEY MAY OCCUR*

ACTION ITEMS FROM NOVEMBER’S AGENDA

MODIFIED COURSES:

CHSS Modified Course PSYC 372: Biopsychology
CHSS Modified Course PSYC 373: Biopsychology Laboratory
CHSS Modified Course PSYC 465: Pioneering Ideas in Psychology
VSE Modified Course STAT 356: Statistical Theory
VSE Modified Course STAT 455: Experimental Design
VSE Modified Course STAT 456: Applied Regression Analysis
VSE Modified Course STAT 463: Introduction to Exploratory Data Analysis
VSE Modified Course STAT 474: Introduction to Survey Sampling

IIINew Business

Action Items

NEW PROGRAMS:

CEHD New Program
: American Sign Language
COS New Program : Neuroscience, BS/Biology, MS
SCHAR New Program : Government Analytics Minor
VSE New Program : Mechanical Engineering, BS/Applied and Engineering Physics, Accelerated MS
VSE New Program : Statistics, BS/Biostatistics, Accelerated MS

MODIFIED PROGRAMS:

CHHS Edited Program HH-BS-RHBS: Rehabilitation Science, BS
CEHD Edited Program E1-BA-HDFS: Human Development and Family Science, BA
COS Edited Program SC-BS-CDS: Computational and Data Sciences, BS
COS Edited Program SC-BS-ESCI: Earth Science, BS
COS Edited Program SC-BS-MATH: Mathematics, BS
COS Edited Program SC-BS-NEUR: Neuroscience, BS
COS Edited Program COS NEUR: Neuroscience Minor
COS Edited Program COS RNRG: Renewable Energy Interdisciplinary Minor
VSE Edited Program VS-BS-BIOE: Bioengineering, BS
VSE Edited Program VS-BS-CYSE: Cyber Security Engineering, BS
VSE Edited Program VS-BS-INFT: Information Technology, BS
VSE Edited Program VSE DATA: Data Analysis Minor

 

NEW COURSES:

CEHD New Course ECED 201: Introduction to Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners
CEHD New Course ECED 450: Practicum in Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners
CEHD New Course ECED 470: Advanced Practicum in Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners
CEHD New Course ECED 491: Seminar in Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners
CHSS New Course KORE 325: Major North and South Korean Writers
CHSS New Course KORE 331: Special Topics in Advanced Korean Reading 
CHSS New Course KORE 440: Special Topics in Translation of Korean 
CHSS New Course KORE 450: Korean Cultural Studies
COS New Course BIOL 101: Biology Freshman Seminar
COS New Course BIOL 300: BioDiversity
COS New Course BIOL 427: Disease Ecology and Conservation
COS New Course CDS 403: Machine Learning Applications in Science
COS New Course EVPP 108: Ecosphere – Introduction to Environmental Science I-Lecture 
COS New Course EVPP 109: Ecosphere- Introduction to Environmental Science I- Lab
COS New Course FRSC 101: Principles of Forensic Science
COS New Course FRSC 461: Forensic DNA Analysis Laboratory 
COS New Course MATH 175: Mathematics of Cryptography: An Introduction
PROV New Course CONS 460: Statistics and Study Design in Ecology and Conservation
PROV New Course EAP 405: Special Topics in Advanced English for Academic Purposes
VSE New Course CEIE 474: Construction Computer Application and Informatics
VSE New Course CEIE 477: Construction Safety and Risk Managment
VSE New Course IT 309: Data Structures and Algorithms in Python
VSE New Course IT 409: Python Web Programming

MODIFIED COURSES:

COS Edited Course NEUR 327: Cellular, Neurophysiological, and Pharmacological Neuroscience
PROV Edited Course UNIV 495: RS: Undergraduate Research Scholars Program Seminar
CHSS Edited Course PSYC 372: Biopsychology
CHSS Edited Course PSYC 373: Biopsychology Laboratory
COS Edited Course BIOL 107: Intro Biology II Lecture
COS Edited Course BIOL 125: Human Anatomy and Physiology
COS Edited Course BIOL 246: Introductory Microbiology
COS Edited Course CHEM 465: Biochemistry Lab
VSE Edited Course IT 462: Applied Cyber Threat Analysis
VSE Edited Course STAT 356: Statistical Theory
VSE Edited Course STAT 455: Experimental Design
VSE Edited Course STAT 456: Applied Regression Analysis
VSE Edited Course STAT 463: Introduction to Exploratory Data Analysis
VSE Edited Course STAT 474: Introduction to Survey Sampling

Announcements

MODIFIED COURSES:

VSE Edited Course STAT 489: Pre-Capstone Professional Development
CEHD Edited Course ECED 404: Engaging Families of Diverse Learners, Birth – Grade 6
CEHD Edited Course ECED 490: Internship in Early Childhood Education
CHSS Edited Course COMM 354: Radio Production and Podcasting
CHSS Edited Course PSYC 465: Pioneering Ideas in Psychology
COS Edited Course BIOL 323: Lab for Developmental Biology
COS Edited Course BIOL 382: Introduction to Virology
COS Edited Course BIOL 401: Phage Discovery
COS Edited Course BIOL 402: Applied and Industrial Microbiology
COS Edited Course BIOL 404: Medical Microbiology
COS Edited Course BIOL 417: Selected Topics in Molecular and Cellular Biology
COS Edited Course BIOL 420: Vaccines
COS Edited Course CHEM 464: General Biochemistry II
COS Edited Course CS 463: Comparative Programming Languages
PROV Edited Course UNIV 306: Mason Transitions for Diverse Learners III
PROV Edited Course UNIV 406: Mason Transitions for Diverse Learners IV
VSE Edited Course IT 109: Introduction to Computer Programming
VSE Edited Course IT 306: Data Structures and Algorithms in Java
VSE Edited Course IT 390: Rapid Development of Scalable Cloud Applications

INACTIVATED COURSE:

CHHS Inactivate Course RHBS 499: Senior Capstone in Rehabilitation Science
CHSS Inactivate Course WMST 313: Women Who Kill
HNRS Inactivate Course HNRS 400: Honors College Internship
HNRS Inactivate Course HNRS 490: Undergraduate Apprenticeship
HNRS Inactivate Course HNRT 226: Topics in Quantitative Analysis
HNRS Inactivate Course HNRT 227: Scientific Thought and Processes I
HNRS Inactivate Course HNRT 228: Scientific Thought and Processes II
VSE Inactivate Course IT 308: Event-Driven Programming
VSE Inactivate Course IT 490: Application Maintenance and Spiral Development

IV.  Adjournment

 

College/SchoolContact TitlePhoneEmail
INTO MASONDr. Karyn KesslerAssociate Director, Curriculum and Instruction3-5014kkessle3@gmu.edu
THE OFFICE OF THE PROVOSTMs. Jacquelyn L. NashAssociate Director, Undergraduate Education3-3223jhilldru@gmu.edu
THE OFFICE OF THE PROVOSTMs. Marcy GloverOps Mgr, Acad Initiatives and Services/4-VA3-8722mglover2@gmu.edu
THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESSDr. Patrick SoleymaniAssistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs3-5137psoleyma@gmu.edu
THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENTDr. Ellen RodgersAssociate Dean, Student and Academic Affairs3-2034erodger1@gmu.edu
THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESDr. Robert WeilerAssociate Dean, Academic Affairs, Global Health3-1920rweiler@gmu.edu
THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCESDr. Lisa BregliaDirector, Global Affairs Program3-9184lbreglia@gmu.edu
THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCEDr. Padmanabhan SeshaiyerAssociate Dean for Academic Affairs3-9787pseshaiy@gmu.edu
THE COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Dr. Karen ReedyAssoc Dean for Undergraduate Ed3-9767kreedy@gmu.edu
THE HONORS COLLEGEDr. Jan AllbeckAssociate Dean, Honors College3-1101jallbeck@gmu.edu
THE SCHAR SCHOOL OF POLICY AND GOVERNMENTDr. Ann LudwickAssistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs3-1415aludwick@gmu.edu
THE SCHOOL FOR CONFLICT ANALYSIS AND RESOLUTIONDr. Mara SchoenyAssociate Professor, Director, Undergraduate Program3-9191mschoeny@gmu.edu
THE VOLGENAU SCHOOL OF ENGINEERINGDr. Colin ReagleAssistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering3-1712creagle@gmu.edu