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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

ADDITION OF A BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND GLOBAL STUDIES DEGREE AND HONORS PROGRAM IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2008-2010


Dean Randy Diehl of the College of Liberal Arts has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following addition of a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Global Studies Degree in the College of Liberal Arts chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. The faculty of the college on September 16, 2007, and the dean approved the changes on November 1, 2007. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of general interest to more than 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 Executive Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs.

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 24, 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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ADDITION OF A BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND GLOBAL STUDIES DEGREE AND HONORS PROGRAM IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2008-2010


NAME OF DEGREE PROGRAM(S): BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND GLOBAL STUDIES; INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND GLOBAL STUDIES HONORS PROGRAM
EXPLAIN CHANGE(S) TO DEGREE PROGRAM:
Add an interdisciplinary degree program under the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I.

Indicate pages in the Undergraduate Catalog where changes will be made. Pages 289 and 304

GIVE A DETAILED RATIONALE FOR THE CHANGE(S):
International relations and global studies are recognized fields in universities across the nation. Liberal arts students have expressed interest in the field as a major for many years, and we seek to fill that need. We are also creating an honors program for the new major, which we are hoping will attract some of the brightest students in our college.

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

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: September 16, 2007
College: yes Date: September 16, 2007
Dean: yes Date: November 1, 2007


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