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Faculty Senate

FACULTY SENATE
UMSL
Tuesday, February 19, 2002

Immediately following adjournment of University Assembly
Century Room A
Millennium Student Center

Agenda

  1. Call to order - Dr. Lawrence Barton
  2. Approval of minutes (action item, see attached)
  3. Report from the Chairperson - Dr. Lawrence Barton
  4. Report from the Chancellor - Chancellor Blanche Touhill
  5. Report from the Intercampus Faculty Council - Dr. Lawrence Barton
  6. Committee reports
    1. Budget and Planning - Chancellor Blanche Touhill
    2. Curriculum and Instruction (action items, see attached) - Dean David Ganz
    3. Research (written report, see attached)
  7. Other business
  8. Adjourn

REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE ON CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

  1. The Committee recommends approval for the proposed 2003-2004 academic calendar (see attached).
  2. The Committee recommends approval for the following changes in degree requirements:
    1. M.A. in Communication
    2. B.A. in Art History
    3. B.F.A. in Studio Art
  3. The Committee recommends approval for a change in the Minor in Foreign Languages and Literatures
  4. The Committee has effected the following course changes, additions, and deletions.


Psychology 380 - change number, title, prerequisite, description
"Psychology of Death, Dying, and End-of-Life Concerns" - 3 hours

Communication 195 - drop
"Seminar in Communication" - 3 hours

Psychology 20 - add
"Science Student Research" - 1-2 hours

Anthropology 117 (new #2117) - add
"The Culture and Civilization of Ancient Greece" - 3 hours

Anthropology 225 (new #3225) - add
"Myth, Ritual, and Death: The Archaeology of Religion in Greece" - 3 hours

Anthropology 255 (new #3255) - add
"Oral History and Urban Culture in St. Louis" - 3 hours

Art & Art History 90 - drop
"Freshman Seminar" - 3 hours

Art History 155 - change title
"Modern European Art" - 3 hours

Art History 255 - change title
"Topics in Modern European Art" - 3 hours

Art History 287 - change hours, prerequisite
"Professional Internship" - 1-6 hours

Art 210 - change prerequisite
"Graphic Design 1" - 3 hours

Studio Art 211 - change prerequisite
"Graphic Design 2" - 3 hours

Biology 115 - drop
"Human Genetics" - 3 hours

Biology 118 - drop
"General Microbiology Laboratory" - 2 hours

Biology 150 - drop
"Plants and Civilization" - 3 hours

Biology 201 - drop
"Fundamental Biological Laboratory Skills" - 1 hour

Biology 254 - drop
"General Plant Physiology and Development" - 3 hours

Biology 256 - drop
"General Plant Physiology and Development Laboratory" - 2 hours

Chemistry 2 - drop
"General Organic Chemistry" - 3 hours

Chemistry 3 - drop
"General Chemistry Laboratory" - 3 hours

Chemistry 233 - change title
"Physical Chemistry Laboratory I" - 2 hours

Chemistry 234 - change title, description
"Physical Chemistry Laboratory II" - 2 hours

Mathematics 20 - change prerequisite, description
"Contemporary Mathematics" - 3 hours

Mathematics 30 - change prerequisite
"College Algebra" - 3 hours

Political Science 227 - drop
"State and Local Courts" - 3 hours

Political Science 228 - change title, description
"Judicial Politics and Policy" - 3 hours

Chemistry 261 - change title
"Organic Chemistry I" - 3 hours

Chemistry 262 - change title
"Organic Chemistry II" - 3 hours