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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

PROPOSED CHANGE TO THE PROCESS OF CHANGING MAJOR REQUIREMENTS FOR ADVERTISING MAJORS IN THE COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2004-2006


Dean Ellen Wartella of the College of Communication has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following proposal to change the process of changing majors to the Department of Advertising in the College of Communication chapter in The Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-2006. The faculty of the department and the dean approved the proposed changes on October 29, 2003. The dean submitted the changes to the secretary on November 19, 2003. The secretary has classified this 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 December 5, 2003, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on December 11, 2003. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on February 5, 2004, 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 noon on April 2, 2004.

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Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council


This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site on March 25, 2004. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.

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PROPOSED CHANGE TO THE PROCESS OF CHANGING MAJOR REQUIREMENTS FOR ADVERTISING MAJORS IN THE COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2004-2006
On page 73, in the College of Communication chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 2002-2004, under the heading DEGREES, in the section BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ADVERSITING, make the following changes:


CHANGE-OF-MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

To change his or her major to advertising, a University student in any other field must [submit an application package to the department. The application package consists of a one-page statement of purpose and one or more optional items, which may include up to three letters of recommendation, samples of the student’s ads or other creative work, and a résumé.] follow the application procedures of the College of Communication Office of Student Affairs. The application process takes place every fall and spring; the application must be submitted by the deadline established by the Office of Student Affairs. To be eligible for consideration, the student must have a University grade point average of at least 2.25 and must have earned a grade of at least B in Advertising 318J. [To be eligible to apply for a change of major, the student must have completed sixty semester hours of coursework by the end of the semester of application, must have a University grade point average of at least 2.25, and must have earned a grade of at least B in Advertising 318J or be enrolled in that course.]


RATIONALE: This change reflects the current policy used by the College of Communication for students who intend to change majors.