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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PSYCHOLOGY HONORS PROGRAM IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2000-2002

Associate Dean Larry Carver, for Richard W. Lariviere, filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following changes in requirements for the psychology honors program in the College of Liberal Arts chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog. The changes were approved by the dean and by the liberal arts faculty on a no-protest basis on November 14, 2001, and were submitted to the secretary on November 26, 2001. The secretary has classified the proposal as legislation of exclusive application and primary interest to a single college or school.

The edited proposal was received from the Office of Official Publications on February 11, 2002, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on February 25, 2002. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on March 19, 2002, recommending approval. The authority to grant final approval on behalf of the General Faculty resides with the Faculty Council.

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 29, 2002.


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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The Faculty Council



This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 21, 2002. 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 PSYCHOLOGY HONORS PROGRAM IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2000-2002

On page 248, in the section ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, under the heading HONORS, make the following changes:

Psychology Honors Program

Prospective candidates for special honors in psychology should apply to the honors adviser for admission to the honors program during the junior year. The application deadline is one week before the first registration period for the semester in which the student wants to enter the program. Requirements for admission are (1) a major in psychology; (2) a University grade point average of at least 3.25 and a grade point average in psychology of at least 3.50; (3) completion of the following before entering the honors program: Psychology 301 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C, Psychology 418 with a grade of at least C, and two additional psychology courses [before entering the honors program]; and (4) consent of the honors adviser. The requirements for graduation with special honors are (1) thirty-one semester hours of psychology, including Psychology 458, 158H, 359H, and 379H; the student must earn grades of at least B in Psychology 359H and 379H; (2) a University grade point average of at least 3.25 and a grade point average in all psychology courses of at least 3.50; and (3) completion at the University of at least sixty semester hours of coursework counted toward the degree.

Rationale: To clarify departmental policy and to ensure uniformity of language in all Psychology sections of the catalog.