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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGES TO THE BIOCHEMISTRY HONORS PROGRAM
AND TO THE CHEMISTRY HONORS PROGRAM IN
THE COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 1998-2000

 

Mary Ann Rankin, Dean of the College of Natural Sciences, filed with the Secretary of the Faculty Council the proposal below for changes to the Biochemistry Honors Program and to the Chemistry Honors Program in the Department of Computer Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. The changes were approved by the faculty and the dean of the College of Natural Sciences. The edited proposal was received from the Office of Official Publications on February 15, 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 March 31, 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 22, 2000. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.


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CHANGES TO THE BIOCHEMISTRY HONORS PROGRAM
AND TO THE CHEMISTRY HONORS PROGRAM IN
THE COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 1998-2000

 

The changes set forth below are proposed for the College of Natural Sciences in The Undergraduate Catalog, 2000-2002, of The University of Texas at Austin.


On page 377, in the section "DEPARTMENTAL HONORS PROGRAMS," make the following changes.

BIOCHEMISTRY HONORS PROGRAM

Majors who are candidates for special honors in biochemistry should apply to the honors adviser for admission to the honors program no later than the beginning of the senior year. A University grade point average of at least 3.00 and a grade point average in chemistry of at least 3.50 are required for admission. The requirements for graduation with special honors are (1) all requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry; (2) [Chemistry 679H] two semesters of Chemistry 379H, Chemistry Honors Tutorial Course; (3) satisfactory performance on a comprehensive honors examination or a reasonable equivalent; (4) a University grade point average of at least 3.00 and a grade point average in chemistry of at least 3.50; (5) completion at the University of at least sixty semester hours of coursework counted toward the degree; and (6) approval of the honors adviser.


On page 378, in the section "DEPARTMENTAL HONORS PROGRAMS," make the following changes.

CHEMISTRY HONORS PROGRAM

Majors who are candidates for special honors in chemistry should apply to the honors adviser for admission to the honors program no later than the beginning of the senior year. A University grade point average of at least 3.00 and a grade point average in chemistry of at least 3.50 are required for admission. The requirements for graduation with special honors are (1) all requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemistry; (2) [Chemistry 679H] two semesters of Chemistry 379H, Chemistry Honors Tutorial Course; (3) satisfactory performance on a comprehensive honors examination or a reasonable equivalent; (4) a University grade point average of at least 3.00 and a grade point average in chemistry of at least 3.50; (5) completion at the University of at least sixty semester hours of coursework counted toward the degree; and (6) approval of the honors adviser.

Justification:

Added a three hour course for the benefit of students who take only one semester.