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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN HEBREW LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2004-2006

Dean Richard W. Lariviere of the College of Liberal Arts has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council proposed changes in requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major Hebrew language and literature in the College of Liberal Arts chapter in The Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-2006. The faculty of the college and the dean approved the proposed changes on a no-protest basis on November 17, 2003, and submitted them to the secretary on April 1, 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 an 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 May 13, 2004.




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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CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN HEBREW LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2004-2006

On page 260 of The Undergraduate Catalog, 2002-2004, in the subsection MAJORS AND MINORS of the BACHELOR OF ARTS, PLAN I section, make the following changes:


Hebrew Language and Literature

Major: Eighteen semester hours of upper-division coursework in Hebrew, including Hebrew 321, 322, and 325. [Only courses that are conducted primarily in Hebrew may be counted toward the major.]


Minor for Hebrew 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. If the minor is in a foreign language other than that used to fulfill 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. Six of the required twelve hours must be taken in residence.


RATIONALE: To allow for courses in translation, when offered, to be used toward the major. The department offers literature courses in translation in all four languages; Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Turkish, that are intended for our majors.