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Faculty Senate

FACULTY SENATE
UMSL
Agenda
Tuesday, December 5, 2000

The 2000-2001 Faculty Senate will meet at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5, in 126 J. C. Penney.

Agenda:

  1. Call to order - Dr. Lawrence Barton
  2. Approval of minutes from November 14, 2000, meeting (action item)
  3. Report from the Chairperson - Dr. Lawrence Barton
  4. Report from the Chancellor - Chancellor Blanche Touhill
  5. Committee reports:
    1. Budget and Planning - Chancellor Blanche Touhill
    2. Curriculum and Instruction (action items, see attached) - Dean David Ganz
  6. Other business:
    1. Post-tenure review (action item) - Dr. Teresa Thiel
    2. Update on campus master plan and assignment of space - Dr. Donald Driemeier
  7. Adjourn

REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE ON CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION - November 21, 2000

  1. The Committee recommends to the Senate a new degree proposal, the B.S. in Community Education (see attached Executive Summary). Copies of the full proposal have been placed on reserve at the Thomas Jefferson and Education libraries.
  2. The Committee wishes to inform the Senate that it has approved the following course additions/changes/deletions:

    Anthropology 005a

    drop

    Human Origins

    3 hours

    Mathematics 50

    change prerequisite

    Structure of Mathematical Systems I

    3 hours

    Mathematics 152

    add

    Structure of Mathematical Systems III

    3 hours

    Philosophy 258

    add

    Ethics and the Computer

    3 hours

    PPA 495

    change hours, description

    Internship

    3 hours

    Gerontology 496

    change title, hours, prerequisite, description

    Advanced Practicum in Gerontology

    3 hours

    PPA 468

    add Conflict

    Negotiating Workplace

    3 hours

    Political Science 495

    change description

    Internship

    1-6 hours

    BA 418

    change prerequisite

    Governmental Budgeting and Financial Control

    3 hours

    MGT 419

    add Conflict

    Negotiating Workplace 3 hours
    Sociology 468 add Conflict Negotiating Workplace 3 hours

    Psychology 495

    drop

    Practicum in Gerontology

    3 hours

    Psychology 496

    drop

    Gerontology Colloquium

    1 hour

    CCJ 499

    change title, hours, description

    Ph.D. Dissertation Research

    1-6 hours

    ED TEC 452

    add

    Educational Multimedia Design

    3 hours

    Nursing 417

    change number

    Nursing Case Analysis in Acute and Critical Care of The Elderly

    3 hours

    Gerontology 495

    change description

    Practicum in Gerontology

    3 hours

    ESL 307

    add

    Advanced Pronunciation and Accent Reduction

    3 hours

  3. The Committee wishes to recommend to the Senate approval for the following changes in degree requirements (see attached action items):

A. B.S. in Chemistry

B. Master of Education: Secondary Education with Emphasis in Adult Education

C. Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics

D. M.S. in Gerontology

E. M.P.P.A.

IV. The Committee wishes to inform the Senate that the following changes (housekeeping in nature) have been made to degree requirements:

A. Ph.D. in Education (Correction to clearly state that four emphasis areas are available to avoid the mistaken impression that a counseling psychology emphasis is available. Also, word change in emphasis better conveys the area of study.)

B. M.S. in Computer Science (To add more precise descriptions, including GRE requirement and deadlines.)

C. Graduate Studies (To put requirements for mathematics programs in the appropriate sections. To move section for clarity. To update entry requirements. To provide a more precise description of restricted status.)

D. Graduate Certificate in Gerontology (To make curriculum consistent with Guidelines of Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.)