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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE TO THE BA, PLAN I, BA, PLAN II, BS IN PSYCHOLOGY, AND BS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER IN THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2012-2014

Dean Randy Diehl of the College of Liberal Arts has filed with the Secretary of the Faculty Council the following changes to the College of Liberal Arts Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2012-2014. The faculty of the college and the dean approved the changes on August 23, 2011, and September 7, 2011, respectively. The Secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive application and of primary interest only to a single college or school.

The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the change on August 31, 2011, 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 October 13, 2011.


Greninger Signature

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


This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council website http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/ on October 6, 2011.




PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE TO THE BA, PLAN I, BA, PLAN II, BS IN PSYCHOLOGY, AND BS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER IN THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2012-2014

NAME OF DEGREE PROGRAM(S):
  BACHELOR OF ARTS, PLAN I; BACHELOR OF ARTS, PLAN II; BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PSYCHOLOGY; BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE


IF THE ANSWER TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IS YES, THE COLLEGE MUST CONSULT NEAL ARMSTRONG WHO WILL DETERMINE WHETHER SACS-COC APPROVAL IS NEEDED.:
• Is this a new degree program? No
• Does the program offer courses that will be taught off campus? No
• Will courses in this program be delivered electronically? No

EXPLAIN CHANGE TO DEGREE PROGRAM:
  A. Exclude college algebra from degrees offered by the College of Liberal Arts.

B. Add two new flags to the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I.

C. Require E 316K.

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

 

A. Pages 330, 340, 348, 350
B. Pages 329, 344, 346, 348-349
C. Pages 329, 347, 349


GIVE A DETAILED RATIONALE FOR CHANGE(S):

 
A. This is not a change, but rather a response to changes in the core curriculum that will maintain the status quo in the degrees offered by the College of Liberal Arts.

B. The change is necessary in order to comply with changes to the core curriculum.

C. This is not a change, but rather a response to changes in the core curriculum that will maintain the status quo in the degrees offered by the College of Liberal Arts.

SCOPE OF THE PROPOSED CHANGE(S):
Does this proposal impact other colleges/schools? If yes, then how?
 

No


If yes, impacted schools must be contacted and their response(s) included:
 

 


Does this proposal involve changes to the core curriculum or other basic education requirements (42-hour core, signature courses, flags)?

  No

If yes, explain:
   

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


COLLEGE/SCHOOL APPROVAL PROCESS:
Department:
Yes
Date: N/A
College:
Yes
Date: August 23, 2011
Dean:
Yes
Date: September 7, 2011

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