Graduate Council - November 2014 Agenda

MEMORANDUM

October 30, 2014

TO:

Members of the Graduate Council

FROM:

John Stone, Dean
School of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education

RE:

Graduate Council Meeting of 6 November 2014


The Graduate Council will meet at
2:15pm
Thursday, 6 November 2014
UC 259A
 

AGENDA

      I.        Approval of Minutes from the May 1, 2014 Meeting.

 

     II.        Announcements

 

                     A.        New Graduate Programs under Development

                                     1.        Masters of Social Work passed Intent to Plan

                                     2.        Master of Science in Computer Science drafting Intent to Plan

                     B.        School of Graduate Studies Research Grant Awards for Fall 2014 (attached)

                    C.        Fall 2014 Enrollments (attachment); Fall 2014 Grad Commencement Total by Program(attachment)

                    D.        Revising Master's Thesis Guidelines; Developing Dissertation Guidelines

                     E.        Winner of 2014 Outstanding Master's Thesis Award Competition

 

    III.        Information Only Items

A.     Curricular Action: Prerequisite Change from the Department of Economics: ECON 745 Economics of Healthcare

 

B.     Curricular Action: Prerequisite Change from the Department of Economics: ECON 761 Business and Economics Forecasting

 

C.    Curricular Action: Prerequisite Change from the Department of Educational Foundations: LIBMEDIA 751 Leadership and Administration of Library and Technology Programs

 

D.    Curricular Action: Prerequisite Change from the Department of Educational Foundations: LIBMEDIA 756: Information, Virtual Libraries and the Internet

 

E.     Curricular Action: Number Change from the Department of Educational Foundations: FROM: LIBMEDIA 641 TO: LIBMEDIA 741 Information Technology in Schools and Libraries

 

F.     Curricular Action: Course Deletion from the Department of Communication: COMM 505 History of Mass Communication

 

G.    Curricular Action: Course Deletion from the Department of Communication: COMM 631 Mass Communication and Society

 

    IV.        Business Items

A.     Curricular Action: New Course from the Department of Educational Foundations: EDFOUND 687 Curriculum Evaluation and Improvement II

 

B.     Curricular Action: New Course from the Department of Special Education: SPECED 776 Curriculum and Methods for Low Incidence Disabilities

 

C.    Curricular Action: Change in Degree from the Department of Special Education: Drop SPECED 676 Curriculum and Methods Multiple Disabilities and add SPECED 776 Curriculum and Methods for Low Incidence Disabilities to requirements

 

D.    Curricular Action: Change in Submajor : MSE-PD Information, Technology and Libraries

     V.        New Business

A.     Begin Discussion Graduate Learning Project (attachment) (attachment)

 

 

c: Chancellor Telfer, Provost Kopper, Associate Vice Chancellor Cook, Deans, Department Chairs, Program Coordinators, Marketing and Media Relations