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CHANGES IN THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN
CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2010-2012


Dean Randy Diehl of the College of Liberal Arts has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the proposed changes to the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Classical Archaeology in the College of Liberal Arts chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. The faculty of the college and the dean approved the changes on September 26, 2009. 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 11, 2010, 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 for 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 January 20, 2010.



Greninger Signature

Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The General Faculty and the Faculty Council


Distributed through the Faculty Council web site on January 14, 2010.


CHANGES IN THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN
CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2010-2012


NAME OF DEGREE PROGRAM(S): Bachelor of Arts with a major in Classical Archaeology

EXPLAIN CHANGE(S) TO DEGREE PROGRAM:
1. Raise the minimum requirement for upper-division coursework from 18 to 21 hours
2. Adjust the following specific course requirements to agree with recent and proposed changes in course inventory:
  • Add new CC 317 Classical Archaeology: Methods and Approaches in new requirement #1 to replace deleted CC 302K Introduction to Archaeological Studies II: Classical Archaeology in current #1;
  • Add new CC 307C Introduction to Greek Archaeology alongside current CC 307D Introduction to Roman Archaeology in new requirement #1 (replacing current #2);
  • Delete unused CC 335 Advanced Topics in Roman Civilization new requirement #4 (current #5);
  • Add ARH 362 Topics in Greek and Roman Art to new requirement #5 (current #6).
3. Redistribute upper-division requirements for the Classical Archaeology major:
  • Require CC 340 Advanced Topics in Classical Archaeology in new requirement #1 (optional in current #2);
  • Make specifically upper-division coursework optional in new requirements #2-3 (required in current #3-4).
Indicate pages in the undergraduate catalog where changes will be made. pages 320-321

GIVE A DETAILED RATIONALE FOR CHANGE(S):
1. To strengthen the major by raising its requirements for advanced coursework to the College standard of 21 hours (for interdisciplinary majors that do not require a minor).
2. To bring major requirements in line with the 2010-12 course inventory.
3. To strengthen major by requiring additional advanced coursework (in new #1 and #7), and to add necessary flexibility for foreign study and technical training (in new #2-3).


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:
Departmental Approval Date: June 11, 2009
College Approval Date: September 26, 2009
Dean Approval Date: September 26, 2009

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