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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGE IN NAME FOR THE 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 MAJOR IN SCANDINAVIAN IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2004-2006

On page 263 under the heading DEGREES in the section MAJORS and MINORS in the Liberal Arts chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 2002-2004, make the following changes:

Scandinavian Studies

Major: Twenty-one semester hours of Scandinavian, including (1) Scandinavian 301; (2) no more than nine semester hours of coursework in language and literature chosen from Scandinavian 323, 358, 369, and 373; (3) no more than nine semester hours of coursework in culture chosen from topics of Scandinavian 327; and (4) no more than six semester hours of coursework in society chosen from topics of Scandinavian 335. In addition, the student must use either Danish, Norwegian, or Swedish to fulfill the Area A foreign language requirement.

Minor for Scandinavian studies majors: Either (1) twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University; or (2) nine semester hours of coursework beyond 507 or the equivalent in a second foreign language, including at least three hours of upper-division coursework. Six of the required hours must be taken in residence.

RATIONALE:
To correct a discrepancy in University and Coordinating Board records and bring the major name more in line with current academic discourse.