Dean George Gau of the Red McCombs School of Business has filed with the secretary
of the Faculty Council the following changes regarding concurrent enrollment
in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008.
The faculty of the school approved
the proposed changes on April 29, 2005. The dean approved the proposed changes
on May 4, 2005, and submitted the changes to the secretary on October 27, 2005.
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
November 1, 2005, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program
Review from the Office of the General Faculty on November 10, 2005. The committee
forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on November
18, 2005, 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 December 2, 2005.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council
This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/
on November 21, 2005. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of
the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE RED MCCOMBS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
|On page 48, under the heading GRADUATION, in the Red McCombs
School of Business chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-2006, make
the following changes:
All students must fulfill the general requirements for graduation given on pages
18-19. Business students must also fulfill the following requirements.
|| All University students must have a grade point average of at least
2.00 to graduate. Business students must also have a grade point average
in business courses of at least 2.00. Students in the Business Honors
Program must have a University grade point average and a grade point
average in business courses of at least 3.25. Students in the Professional
Program in Accounting must have a grade point average of at least 3.00
in all coursework taken as part of the minimum thirty-six-hour MPA program;
they must also have a grade point average of at least 3.00 in graduate
|| The University requires that at least six semester hours of advanced
coursework in the major field of study be completed in residence. For
additional requirements, see “Bachelor of Business Administration
Degree Requirements” on pages 49-50.
|| The University requires that at least sixty semester hours of coursework
counted toward the degree be completed in residence at the University.
The McCombs School further requires that these sixty semester hours of
coursework be completed on the letter-grade basis. For additional requirements,
see “Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Requirements” on
|If a student has been given permission by the dean to take correspondence
work along with residence coursework during his or her last semester,
the correspondence work (including examination and grading) must be completed
by the deadline to apply for graduation.]
4. | A candidate for a degree must be registered in the Red McCombs School
of Business either in residence or in absentia the semester or summer session
the degree is to be awarded and must apply to the dean for the degree no
later than the date specified in the official academic calendar.
CORRESPONDENCE AND EXTENSION COURSES
| In chapter 3, on page 49, under the heading DEGREES, in
the section APPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN COURSES, make the
Students planning to take correspondence or extension courses should consult
with the Undergraduate Programs Office before doing so to ensure compliance with
the following restrictions.
|| Credit that a University student in residence earns simultaneously
by correspondence or extension from the University or elsewhere will
not be counted toward a business degree unless it is specifically approved
in advance by the dean. A student may not be enrolled concurrently
for correspondence courses from the University or for correspondence
or extension courses from another institution during his or her last
||Correspondence instruction in the required business core courses may not be counted
toward the degree unless specifically approved in advance by the dean.
||No more than 30 percent of the semester hours required for any degree may be
completed by correspondence, extension, or a combination of the two methods.
|| With regard to registration on the pass/fail basis, correspondence and
extension courses are subject to the same restrictions as courses taken
in residence; these restrictions are given on this page.