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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
RADIO-TELEVISION-FILM 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 proposed changes to the Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film 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 November 26, 2003. The dean submitted the changes to the secretary on April 6, 2004. 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 April 16, 2004, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on April 19, 2004. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on May 4, 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 May 13, 2004.

<signed>


Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council




This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/) on May 5, 2004. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.

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PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
RADIO-TELEVISION-FILM IN
THE COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2004-2006


On pages 83-84, in the College of Communication chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 2002-2004, under the heading DEGREES, make the following changes:


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN RADIO-TELEVISION-FILM

{No changes to introductory paragraph, Special Requirements, or Prescribed Work}

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

1. At least thirty but no more than forty-two semester hours of radio-television-film, of which at least eighteen hours must be upper-division. All students must take Radio-Television-Film 305, nine additional hours of lower-division coursework, and two courses chosen from the following: Radio-Television-Film 330K, 331J, 331K, 331M, 331N, 331P, 334, 335, 342, 342T, 345, 347C, 348, 359, 359S, 365, 365M, 369, and 370.
Each student may design an individual program to fulfill requirement 1 by choosing from one or more of the principal areas described in the section “Areas of Study” below.

2. At least six semester hours of coursework must be taken in the College of Communication but outside the department. However, no student may count toward the degree more than forty-eight hours (including transfer credit) in College of Communication coursework.

3. No College of Communication course to be counted toward the degree may be taken on the pass/fail basis, unless the course is offered only on that basis.


RATIONALE: The addition of RTF 331J and 359S will provide RTF students with a wider selection of courses to choose from for requirement #1.