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,
. 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
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
To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General
Faculty by noon on April 2, 2004.
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.
|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
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
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
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.
This change reflects the current policy used by the College of
Communication for students who intend to change majors.