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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY


CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATING WITH HONORS IN LINGUISTICS 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 graduating with honors in linguistics 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 22, 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 7, 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 28, 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 GRADUATING WITH HONORS IN LINGUISTICS IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 1998-2000, OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN


On page 243, in the College of Liberal Arts chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, in the section "ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES," subsection "DEPARTMENTAL HONORS PROGRAMS," make the following changes:


Linguistics Honors Program

Upper-division linguistics majors who wish to qualify for special honors in linguistics should apply to the undergraduate honors adviser for admission to the honors program no later than the beginning of their last year. A University grade point average of at least 3.50 or, in exceptional cases, approval of the undergraduate adviser is required for admission. The requirements for graduation with special honors are (1) Linguistics [3]679H, Honors Tutorial Course, with a grade of at least B in each half; [(2) completion of at least one supervised research project and paper in conjunction with Linguistics 379H; (3) satisfactory performance on an honors examination administered by the supervising professor; (4)] (2) a University grade point average of at least 3.00 and a grade point average in linguistics of at least 3.50; and [(5)] (3) completion at the University of at least sixty semester hours counted toward the degree.


Rationale:
Clarification of conditions for graduation from the program to facilitate and encourage increased enrollment in the honors program.