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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

 

CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN GERMAN 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 changes in requirements for the bachelor of arts degree with a major in German 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.





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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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CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN GERMAN IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 1998-2000, OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

 

On page 256, in the College of Liberal Arts chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, in the section "BACHELOR OF ARTS, PLAN I," subsection "MAJORS AND MINORS," make the following changes. The following text incorporates changes approved via D&P 16991-16992.

German

Major: Twenty-four semester hours of upper-division coursework in German, consisting of (1) six semester hours in language, chosen from German 328, [348D,] 356, 356V, 356W, and 366K; (2) twelve semester hours in literature and culture, chosen from German 322, 324, 325, 348D, 361K, and 361L; and (3) six semester hours of topic seminars, chosen from German 363K, 369, and 373. Twenty-one of the twenty-four hours must be taken in residence.

Minor for German majors: Either (1) twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one field of study in the University; or (2) nine semester hours of coursework beyond 507 or the equivalent in a second foreign language, including at least three hours of upper-division coursework. Six of the required hours must be taken in residence. The minor in German film studies requires six semester hours of Germanic Civilization 361E and six hours of combined cinema and culture courses.

Rationale:
To account for new numbers assigned to the business German courses. To reflect the recent evolution of German 348D to include more emphasis on literary and cultural interpretation and research.