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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ITALIAN HONORS PROGRAM 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 Italian honors program 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 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 January 30, 2004, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on February 2, 2004. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on March 10, 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 March 26, 2004.


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Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council


This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site on March 10, 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 ITALIAN HONORS PROGRAM IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2004-2006

On pages 246-247 of The Undergraduate Catalog, 2002-2004, in the subsection DEPARTMENTAL HONORS PROGRAMS of the section LIBERAL ARTS HONORS PROGRAMS, PLAN I , make the following changes:

Italian Honors Program

Majors who plan to seek special honors in Italian may apply to the honors adviser for admission to the honors program during the semester in which they will complete sixty semester hours of coursework. To enter the program, a student must have completed at least sixty semester hours of coursework, including twelve hours of upper-division coursework in Italian. These twelve hours must include Italian 365, Italian 375, or Italian Civilization 360. A University grade point average of at least 3.00 and a grade point average in Italian of at least 3.50 are also required for admission. The requirements for graduation with special honors, which are in addition to the requirements of the major, are (1) Italian 379H, Honors Tutorial Course, with a grade of at least B; (2) [in addition to 379H, twenty-one semester hours of upper-division coursework in Italian; (3)] satisfactory performance on an honors examination; [(4)] (3) a University grade point average of at least 3.00 and a grade point average of at least 3.50 in the coursework required for the major and for honors; and [(5)] (4) completion at the University of at least sixty semester hours of coursework counted toward the degree.

RATIONALE: The revision brings the description closer to that of the French Honors Program.