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
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.
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.
ADMISSION TO THE MAJOR IN TEXTILES AND APPAREL
| 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:
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
of the following basic sequence courses: Mathematics [
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.
TXA majors will be required to complete calculus
for the degree, beginning with the 2006 catalog.