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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN GERMAN IN
THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2006-2008


Dean Richard Lariviere of the College of Liberal Arts has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following changes to the Bachelor of Arts degree in German in the College of Liberal Arts of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008. The faculty of the school and the dean approved the proposed changes on November 4, 2005. The dean submitted the changes to the secretary on November 21, 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 April 10, 2006, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on April 11, 2006. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on May 1, 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 May 8, 2006.

Greninger signature
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council


This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/) on May 1, 2006. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.

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CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN GERMAN IN
THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2006-2008


On page 275, under the heading DEGREES, in the MAJORS AND MINORS subsection in the College of Liberal Arts chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-2006, make the following changes:


German

Major: Twenty-four semester hours of upper-division coursework in German, consisting of (1) German 328; [(1) six] (2) three additional semester hours in language, chosen from German [328, 356, 356V, 356W, and 366K] 330C, 331L, and 336W; [(2) twelve] (3) nine semester hours in literature and culture, chosen from German [322, 324, 325, 348D, 361K, and 361L] 340C, 343C, 345L, and 346L; [and (3)] (4) six semester hours of topic seminars, chosen from German 363K, 369, and 373; and (5) three additional semester hours in German, chosen from German 340C, 343C, 345L, 346L, 348D, 356W, 363K, 366K, 369, and 373. Eighteen of the twenty-four hours must be taken in residence.

German 149T, 249T, and 349T may not be counted toward a major in German.

Minor for German 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 render visible our desire to have three levels for our majors and, in the spirit of Dean Lariviere’s On Track Initiative for the College of Liberal Arts, to require that students proceed through these levels in a pedagogically appropriate manner.