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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGES TO THE BUSINESS HONORS PROGRAM
IN THE MCCOMBS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2008-2010


Dean George Gau of the Red McCombs School of Business has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following changes to the Business Honors Program in the Red McCombs School of Business chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. The faculty of the college on November 28, 2007, and the dean approved the changes on November 28, 2007. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive interest to one college or school.

The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the change on January 9, 2008, and forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty. The Faculty Council has the authority to approve this legislation on behalf of the General Faculty. The authority to grant final approval on this legislation resides with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

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 January 17, 2008.


Greninger Signature
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council


This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site on January 10, 2008. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.


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CHANGES TO THE BUSINESS HONORS PROGRAM
IN THE MCCOMBS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2008-2010


NAME OF DEGREE PROGRAM(S): BUSINESS HONORS PROGRAM
EXPLAIN CHANGE(S) TO DEGREE PROGRAM:
The change is to require an Honors section of Management Information Systems 301.

Indicate pages in the Undergraduate Catalog where changes will be made. Page 56

GIVE A DETAILED RATIONALE FOR THE CHANGE(S):
MIS 301 is the only core business course that does not currently have an honors section. The students and faculty have been the driving forces behind including MIS 301-Honors in the BHP curriculum for the past few years and now there is a clear plan for changing the course curriculum to fit with BHP.
SCOPE OF THE PROPOSED CHANGE(S):
Does this proposal impact other colleges/schools? If yes, then how?
No.

Has the other college(s)/school(s) been informed of the proposed change? If so, please indicate their response. N/A
Person Communicated With: N/A
Date of communication: N/A

Will this proposal change the number of required hours for degree completion? If yes, please explain. No.

Does this proposal involve changes to the core curriculum (42-hour core, signature courses, flags)? If yes, please explain. No.

COLLEGE/SCHOOL APPROVAL PROCESS:

Department: yes Date: November 5, 2007
College: yes Date: November 28, 2007
Dean: yes Date: November 28, 2007

To view the edited version of the catalog changes click the PDF link at the beginning of this document.