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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

 

CREATION OF AN HONORS PROGRAM IN ANCIENT HISTORY AND CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 1998-2000, OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

 

Richard W. Lariviere, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, filed with the Secretary of the Faculty Council the proposal below for creation of an honors program in ancient history and classical civilization in the College of Liberal Arts chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. The faculty and the dean of the College of Liberal Arts approved the changes on November 3, 1999. The edited proposal was received from the Office of Official Publications on February 17, 2000. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive application and primary interest to a single college or school.

If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by the date specified below, the legislation will be held to have been approved by the Faculty Council. If objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be presented to the Faculty Council at its next meeting. The objection, with reasons, must be signed by a member of the Faculty Council.

To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General Faculty by April 4, 2000.


<signed>

John R. Durbin, Secretary
The Faculty Council







This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/) on March 24, 2000. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.


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CREATION OF AN HONORS PROGRAM IN ANCIENT HISTORY AND CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 1998-2000, OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

 

On page 240, in the College of Liberal Arts chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, in the section "ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES," subsection "DEPARTMENTAL HONORS PROGRAMS," add the following:

Ancient History and Classical Civilization Honors Program

Majors who are candidates for special honors in ancient history and classical civilization should apply to the honors adviser for admission to the honors program at least one full academic year before their expected graduation. A University grade point average of at least 3.00 is required for admission, as is a grade point average of at least 3.50 in all coursework required for the major that the student has completed. The requirements for graduation with special honors, which are in addition to the requirements of the major, are (1) Ancient History and Classical Civilization 679H, Honors Tutorial Course, with a grade of A in each half; the student's thesis topic must be approved by the director of ancient history and classical civilization; (2) a University grade point average of at least 3.00 and a grade point average of at least 3.50 in the thirty-three hours of coursework required for the major; and (3) completion at the University of at least sixty semester hours of coursework counted towards the degree.

Rationale:
To create an honors program for ancient history and classical civilization.