SECRETARY’S REPORT
January 28, 2008

VI.
STATUS OF LEGISLATION APPROVED BY THE FACULTY COUNCIL OR THE GENERAL FACULTY.

A. ITEMS COMPLETED SINCE THE LAST REPORT.

D 4711-4714 Changes in Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Asian Cultures and Languages and Asian Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on May 1, 2006, and approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on May 8, 2006. Transmitted to the provost on May 9, 2006. Transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 31, 2006. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 31, 2006. Approval given by the interimexecutive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 10, 2006. Pending the approval of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on December 18, 2007.

D 4735-4738 Proposed Changes to the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on May 1, 2006, and approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on May 8, 2006. Transmitted to the provost on May 9, 2006. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 31, 2006. Approval given by the interimexecutive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 10, 2006. Approved by Dr. Pedro Reyes, associate vice chancellor for academic planning and assessment, on March 15, 2007, and transmitted to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on December 18, 2007.
  • Deletion of the Intercollege Major in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008 (D 4735-4736).
  • Deletion of the Intercollege Major in Kinesiology and Health for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008 (D 4737-4738).

D 5117-5118 Proposed Addition of a Music Business Major to the Bachelor of Music in the College of Fine Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 7, 2006. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on November 14, 2006. Transmitted to the provost on November 15, 2006. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 28, 2006. Transmitted to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on June 5, 2007. Approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on December 19, 2008.

D 5119-5120 Proposed Addition of a Recording Technology Major to the Bachelor of Music in the College of Fine Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 7, 2006. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on November 14, 2006. Transmitted to the provost on November 15, 2006. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 28, 2006. Transmitted to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on June 5, 2007. Approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on December 19, 2008.

D 5558-5559 Removal of CH 314N from the Bachelor of Science in Nursing in the School of Nursing Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on September 6, 2007. The proposal was approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on September 20, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on September 24, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 30, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on January 9, 2008.

D 5560-5561 Addition of Coursework from Statistics and Scientific Computation to the Pre-Nursing Major in the School of Nursing Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on September 6, 2007. The proposal was approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on September 20, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on September 24, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 30, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on January 9, 2008.

D 5595-5596 Changes to the Art History Major in the College of Fine Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-1010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 2, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on October 9, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on October 10, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on October 31, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 27, 2007.

D 5597-5598 Changes to the Design Major in the College of Fine Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-1010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 2, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on October 9, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on October 10, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on October 31, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 27, 2007.

D 5682-5685 Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training in the College of Education Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 15, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on October 22, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on October 23, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on October 31, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 30, 2007.

D 5686-5690 Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Advertising in the College of Communication Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 15, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on October 22, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on October 23, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on October 31, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 14, 2007.

D 5691-5694 Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies in the College of Communication Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 15, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on October 22, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on October 23, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on October 31, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 14, 2007.

D 5699-5702 Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Journalism in the College of Communication Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 15, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on October 22, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on October 23, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on October 31, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 14, 2007.

D 5708-5711 Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film in the College of Communication Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 15, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on October 22, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on October 23, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on October 31, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 14, 2007.

D 5718-5724 Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences in the School of Geosciences Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 15, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on October 29, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on October 30, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 1, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 27, 2007.

D 5769 Proposal to Change the Name of the Calendar Committee to the University Academic Calendar Committee. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 8, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council at its meeting on November 12, 2007. Transmitted to the president on November 13, 2007. In a letter to President Powers dated November 20, 2007, Provost Leslie recommended approval of the legislation. Approved by the president on December 14, 2007.

D 5791-5792 Addition to the Optional Minor for the Bachelor of Business Administration in the McCombs School of Business Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 12, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on November 20, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on November 21, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on December 7, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on January 9, 2008.

D 5793-5796 Changes to the Bachelor of Business Administration in the McCombs School of Business Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 12, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on November 20, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on November 21, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on December 7, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on January 9, 2008.

D 5797-5799 Changes to the Professional Program in Accounting in the McCombs School of Business Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010.Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 12, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on November 20, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on November 21, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on December 7, 2007.

D 5800-5802 Changes to the Finance Major in the McCombs School of Business Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 12, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on November 20, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on November 21, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on December 7, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on January 9, 2008.

D 5803-5806 Changes to the Engineering Route to the Bachelor of Business Administration in the McCombs School of Business Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 12, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on November 27, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on November 27, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on December 7, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on January 9, 2008.

D 5830-5871 Proposed Changes to the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted as no-protest legislation on the Faculty Council web site on December 3, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on December 11, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on December 12, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on December 12, 2007. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on January 4, 2008.
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (D 5830-5832).
  • Changes to the Departmental Honors Program in American Studies (D 5833-5834).
  • Changes to the Departmental Honors Program in Asian Studies and Asian Cultures and Languages (D 5835-5837).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Arabic Language and Literature (D 5838-5839).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in English an to the English Honors Program (D 5840-5842).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in European Studies (D 5843-5845).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Government and the Government Honors Program (D 5846-5849).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Geography (D 5850-5851).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Hebrew Language and Literature (D 5852-5853).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Jewish Studies (D 5854-5855).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies (D 5856-5858).
  • Changes to the Departmental Honors Program in Linguistics (D 5859-5860).
  • Changes to the Middle Eastern Studies Departmental Honors Program (D 5861-5862).
  • Changes to the Philosophy Departmental Honors Program (D 5863-5864).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Persian Language and Literature (D 5865-5866).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Concentration in Science, Technology, and Society (D 5867-5869).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Turkish Language and Literature (D 5870-5871).

   

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