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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGES IN THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MINORS 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 the requirements for minors in the College of Liberal Arts chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 2000-2002. The changes were approved by the dean and by the liberal arts faculty on a no-protest basis on February 6, 2002. The secretary has classified the proposal as legislation of exclusive application and primary interest to a single college or school.

The proposal, having first been approved by Official Publications, was received from the College of Liberal Arts on February 21, 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 THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MINORS IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2000-2002

On pages 256-257, in the section DEGREES, make the following change::

Asian Studies

Major:
Twenty-four semester hours of Asian studies coursework, at least eighteen of which must be upper-division. In addition, students must take two years of an Asian language. Up to six hours of upper-division Asian language coursework may be counted toward the twenty-four semester hours in the major. The twenty-four semester hours of coursework must include

1. At least one core Asian history course. A list of courses that fulfill this requirement is available in the Department of Asian Studies.
2. At least one course in each of the following three areas: China, Japan, South Asia. A list of courses that fulfill this requirement is available in the Department of Asian Studies.
3. Asian Studies 378.

Minor for Asian studies majors: Twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University. Six of the required twelve hours must be taken in residence.

Rationale:
The text is corrected to reflect the existing policy that students must minor in a field other than Asian studies.

On page 257, in the section DEGREES, make the following change:

Classics

Major:
Twenty-one semester hours of coursework in Latin, Greek, and classical civilization, including at least six hours in upper-division Latin, at least six hours in upper-division Greek, and at least six hours in classical civilization courses of any level. With the approval of the Department of Classics, specific courses outside the department may be counted as courses in classical civilization.

Minor for classics majors: Twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one field of study in the University other than Latin, Greek, and classical civilization. Six of the required twelve hours must be taken in residence.

Rationale: The grade point average required for graduation with honors includes American Studies 679H. The text is corrected to reflect this practice.

On page 258, in the section DEGREES, make the following change:

French

Major: Twenty-four semester hours of upper-division French, including French 320E, 322E, 326K, and 326L; French 340C, 340P, or 340T; and six hours of French courses numbered 350 or above.

Minor for French majors: Either (1) twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other 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.


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Rationale: The text is corrected to reflect the existing policy that students must minor in a field other than French.

On page 258, in the section DEGREES, make the following change:

Greek

Major: Twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in Greek, and nine semester hours of either Latin or classical civilization or a combination of both.

Minor for Greek majors: Twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University. Six of the required twelve hours must be taken in residence.

Rationale: The text is corrected to reflect the existing policy that students must minor in a field other than Greek.

On page 259, in the section DEGREES, make the following change:

Islamic Studies

Major: Islamic Studies 310 and twenty-one semester hours of upper-division coursework in Islamic studies, including Islamic Studies 340 (Topic 1: Prophet of Islam: His Life and Times) and 340 (Topic 2: The Qur'an). Students must complete the equivalent of at least two years in Arabic, Persian, or Turkish. Credit used to fulfill this requirement may also be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement for the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I.

Minor for Islamic studies majors: Twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University. Six of the required twelve hours must be taken in residence.

Rationale: The text is corrected to reflect the existing policy that students must minor in a field other than Islamic studies.

On page 260, in the section DEGREES, make the following change:

Latin

Major: Fifteen semester hours of upper-division coursework in Latin, including Latin 324, and six semester hours of either Greek or classical civilization or a combination of both.

Minor for Latin majors: Twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University. Six of the required twelve hours must be taken in residence.

Rationale: The text is corrected to reflect the existing policy that students must minor in a field other than Latin.

On page 260, in the section DEGREES, make the following change:

Middle Eastern Cultures

Major: Eighteen semester hours in upper-division courses dealing with Middle Eastern cultures. These eighteen


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hours must include at least one course each in Middle Eastern history, Islamic studies, and Middle Eastern literature in translation. At least four semesters of a Middle Eastern language are required, in addition to Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 312K and 312L.

Minor for Middle Eastern cultures majors: Twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University. Six of the required twelve hours must be taken in residence.

Rationale: The text is corrected to reflect the existing policy that students must minor in a field other than Middle Eastern cultures.

On page 262, in the section DEGREES, make the following change:

Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Major: Twenty-four semester hours, including at least eighteen hours of upper-division coursework, chosen from a list of courses approved by the Advisory Committee of the Program for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. The coursework must include

1. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 301.
2. At least one three-semester-hour course in each of the following groups:
a. Language, literature, and culture
b. History, economics, and government
c. Sociology, geography, and anthropology

At least one of these courses must focus on an area other than European Russia, such as Central Asia, Siberia, Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, or the Caucasus. In addition, students must complete the equivalent of at least two years in a Slavic, Central Asian, or east European language, normally Russian, Czech, Polish, or Serbian/Croatian. Credit used to fulfill this requirement may also be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement for the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I.

Minor for Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies majors: Twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University. Six of the required hours must be taken in residence. If the minor is in a foreign language other than that used to fulfill the Area A foreign language requirement, the twelve hours may be lower-division but must include at least six hours beyond course 507 or the equivalent.

Rationale: The text is corrected to reflect the existing policy that students must minor in a field other than Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies.

On page 263, in the section DEGREES, make the following change:

Turkish Language and Literature

Major: Eighteen semester hours of upper-division coursework in Turkish. Only courses conducted primarily in Turkish may be counted toward the major.

Minor for Turkish language and literature majors: Twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University. Six of the required hours must be taken in residence.

Rationale: The text is corrected to reflect the existing policy that students must minor in a field other than Turkish.