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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGE IN NAME FOR THE HONORS PROGRAM FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN SCANDINAVIAN 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 change in name for the honors program for the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Scandinavian 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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CHANGE IN NAME FOR THE HONORS PROGRAM FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN SCANDINAVIAN IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2004-2006

On page 249 of The Undergraduate Catalog, 2002-2004, in the subsection DEPARTMENTAL HONORS PROGRAMS of the section LIBERAL ARTS HONORS, PLAN I, please change the following:

Scandinavian Studies Honors Program

Majors who plan to seek special honors in Scandinavian studies should apply to the honors adviser for admission to the honors program upon completion of thirty semester hours; they must apply no later than upon completion of ninety semester hours. Admission is by means of a special examination; a University grade point average of at least 3.00 is also required for admission. The requirements for graduation with special honors, which are in addition to the requirements for the major, are (1) Scandinavian 679HA and 679HB, Honors Tutorial Course, with a grade of A in each; (2) a comprehensive honors examination with a grade of A; (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 (4) completion at the University of at least sixty semester hours of coursework counted toward the degree.

RATIONALE:
To correct a discrepancy in University and Coordinating Board records and bring the major name more in line with current academic discourse. A request to change the name of the major is also being submitted.