SECRETARY’S REPORT
January 23, 2012

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

A.
ITEMS COMPLETED SINCE THE LAST REPORT—None.

D 8901-8904 Add a Certificate in Textile Conservation Program for Non-Textiles and Apparel Undergraduate Students to the Division of Textiles and Apparel in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2012-2014.Posted on the Faculty Council website on August 24, 2011. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on September 3, 2011. Transmitted to the Provost on behalf of the President on September 6, 2011. On October 17, 2011, Provost Leslie approved the proposal and transmitted it to UT System. On November 22, 2011, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating board approved the certificate.

D 8921-8925 Add a Track for Dance Studies to Dance Major in the College of Fine Arts Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2012-2014. Posted on the Faculty Council website on August 24, 2011, on a no-protest basis with a protest deadline of September 3, 2011. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. A protest was received against this item in the Office of the General Faculty; however, on September 8, 2011, the protest was withdrawn, and the proposal was transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president. It was subsequently approved by the Provost and transmitted to UT System on October 17, 2011. Final approval received from UT System on November 28, 2011.

D 8926-8935 Proposed Changes to the College of Fine Arts Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2012-2014. The items listed below were posted on the Faculty Council website on August 24, 2011, on a no-protest basis with a protest deadline of August 31, 2011.The secretary has classified these proposals as legislation of exclusive application and of primary interest only to a single college or school. A protest was received against these items in the Office of the General Faculty; however, on September 8, 2011, the protest was withdrawn, and the proposals were transmitted to the Provost on behalf of the President.The proposals were subsequently approved by the Provost and transmitted to UT System on October 17, 2011. Final approval received from UT System on November 28, 2011.
  • Add Flag Requirements under Prescribed Work (D 8926-8931).
  • Add MUS 337 and MUS 343J to the List of Options for the BA in Music (D 8932-8933).
  • Replace One Semester of T D 314P with T D 314M in the BA in Theatre and Dance (D 8934-8935).
D 8940-8941
D 8947-8949
D 8959-8964
Proposed Changes to the College of Liberal Arts Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2012-2014. The items listed below were posted on the Faculty Council website on of September 1, 2011, on a no-protest basis with a protest deadline of September 11, 2011. The Secretary has classified these proposals as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. A protest was received against these items in the Office of the General Faculty; however, on September 13, 2011, the protest was withdrawn, and the proposals were transmitted to the Provost on behalf of the President. The proposals were subsequently approved by the Provost and transmitted to UT System on October 17, 2011. Final approval received from UT System on November 28, 2011.
  • Proposed Changes to the Government Degree Program (D 8940-8941).
  • Changes in Admission Requirements to the Degree Program in Urban Studies (D 8947-8949).
  • Proposed Changes to the Latin American Studies (LAS) Degree Program (D 8959-8961).
  • Proposed Changes to the International Relations and Global Studies Degree Program (D 8962-8964).
D 8950-8958
D 8965-8985
Proposed Changes to the College of Liberal Arts Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2012-2014. The items listed below were posted on the Faculty Council website on of September 1, 2011, on a no-protest basis with a protest deadline of September 8, 2011. The secretary has classified these proposals as legislation of exclusive application and of primary interest only to a single college or school. A protest was received against these items in the Office of the General Faculty; however, on September 13, 2011, the protest was withdrawn, and the proposals were transmitted to the Provost on behalf of the President. The proposals were subsequently approved by the Provost and transmitted to UT System on October 17, 2011. Final approval received from UT System on November 28, 2011.
  • Proposed Changes to the Degree Program in Spanish (D 8950-8952).
  • Proposed Change to the Requirements in Rhetoric and Writing Courses for Liberal Arts Majors (D 8953-8954).
  • Proposed Change to the Bachelor of Science in Psychology (D 8955-8956).
  • Proposed Change to the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I, Major in Psychology (D 8957-8958).
  • Proposed Changes to the Liberal Arts Honors Program (D 8965-8966).
  • Proposed Changes to the Italian Major (D 8967-8968).
  • Proposed Changes to the Humanities Honors Program (D 8969-8970).
  • Proposed Changes to the European Studies Degree Program (D 8971-8973).
  • Proposed Changes to the American Studies Degree Program (D 8974-8975).
  • Proposed Changes in Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Asian Studies and Asian Cultures and Languages (D 8976-8980).
  • Proposed Changes to the Ethnic Studies Major with Asian American Studies Concentration (AAS) (D 8981-8982).
  • Proposed Changes in Major Requirements to the Degree Program in Middle Eastern Studies (D 8983-8985)