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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGES TO THE ADMISSIONS POLICY IN
TEXTILES AND APPAREL
IN THE COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2006-2008



Dean Mary Ann Rankin of the College of Natural Sciences has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council proposed changes to admissions policy textiles and apparel in the College of Natural Sciences chapter in The Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008. The faculty of the college approved the changes on April 4, 2005. The dean approved the proposed changes on December 1, 2005, and submitted them to the secretary on December 12, 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 March 13, 2006, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on March 30, 2006. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on April 10, 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 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 noon on April 21, 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 April 13, 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 ADMISSIONS POLICY IN
TEXTILES AND APPAREL
IN THE COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2006-2008



On page 416, under the heading ADMISSION AND REGISTRATION in the ADMISSION TO THE TEXTILES AND APPAREL PROGRAM section in the College of Natural Sciences chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-2006, make the following changes:


ADMISSION TO THE MAJOR IN TEXTILES AND APPAREL

To apply for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Textiles and Apparel, option I or option II, students first must earn a grade of at least C in each of the following basic sequence courses: Mathematics [305G] 408C or 408K, Chemistry 301, Textiles and Apparel 205 and 105L; at least six hours of this coursework must be completed in residence at the University. The student must also have a grade point average of at least 2.50 in coursework taken in residence at the University. Also included in the admission process for the apparel design specialization within option I is an assessment of basic machine sewing and construction skills. These requirements apply both to students with a major in human ecology and to other University students seeking admission to the textiles and apparel degree program. Students should consult advisers in the Department of Human Ecology for information about the application process and deadlines. Application materials are available from the department.


RATIONALE: TXA majors will be required to complete calculus for the degree, beginning with the 2006 catalog.