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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGES TO THE GRADUATION SECTION IN THE
COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2006-2008



Dean Roderick Hart of the College of Communication has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following changes to the College of Communication chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008. The faculty and the dean of the college approved the proposed changes on October 11, 2005. The dean submitted the changes to the secretary on October 14, 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 January 27, 2006, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on February 20, 2006. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on March 27, 2006, 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 April 7, 2006.



Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council



This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/) on March 30, 2006. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.

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CHANGES TO THE GRADUATION SECTION IN THE
COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2006-2008




On page 74, under the heading GRADUATION, in the College of Communication chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-2006, make the following changes:


GRADUATION

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION


All students must fulfill the general requirements for graduation given in chapter 1. Students in the College of Communication must also fulfill the following requirements.

1. All University students must have a grade point average of at least 2.00 to graduate. In the College of Communication, a student who fails to achieve this grade point average in the normal 120 hours may register for up to forty additional hours in order to do so.

2. All communication majors must have a grade of at least C in each course taken in the College of Communication that is counted toward the degree; if the course is offered on the pass/fail basis only, the student must have the symbol CR.


{The remaining requirements will be renumbered but not otherwise changed.}


RATIONALE: Change reiterates the College’s grade requirement for all communication coursework.