SECRETARY’S REPORT
FEBRUARY 17, 2014


IX.
LEGISLATION UNDER REVIEW BY THE FACULTY COUNCIL.

D 11230-11232 Proposal to Delete the Texas IP Certificate Program in the College of Liberal Arts Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the changes on January 22, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 21, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 11233-11235
D 11245-11257  
Proposed Changes in the College of Education Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as being 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 changes on January 22, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 14, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.
  • Proposed Changes to the Applied Learning & Development Degree Program (D 11233-11235).
  • Proposed Changes to the Exercise Science Degree Program (D 11245-11247).
  • Proposed Changes to the Health Promotion Degree Program (D 11248-11250).
  • Proposed Changes to the Sport Management Degree Program (D 11251-11254).
  • Proposed Changes to the Middle Grades, Secondary, and All-Level Teacher Certification Programs (D 11255-11257).
D 11236-11244 Proposed Changes in the College of Education Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the proposals on January 22, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 21, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.
  • Proposed Changes to the Applied Movement Science Degree Program (D 11236-11239).
  • Proposed Changes to the Athletic Training Degree Program (D 11240-11244).
D 11258-11271 Proposed Changes to the Biomedical Engineering Degree Program in the Cockrell School of Engineering Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the changes on January 22, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 21, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 11272-11274 Clarification of the Acceptable Minimum Grade for Core Curriculum Courses in the School of Undergraduate Studies Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the changes on January 22, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 21, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

D 11275-11280 Proposed Changes to the Language Requirements in the BA Plan I and II Degree Programs in the College of Liberal Arts Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as being 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 changes on January 22, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 14, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 11281-11283a Proposed Changes to the Global Track in the Business Foundations Certificate Program in the McCombs School of Business Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the changes on January 29, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 26, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 11284-11292

Proposed Changes to the Flags in the College of Fine Arts Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as being 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 changes on January 29, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 14, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.

  • Proposed Changes to the Flags in the Department of Art and Art History (D 11284-11286).
  • Proposed Changes to the Flags in the Butler School of Music (D 11287-11289).
  • Proposed Changes to the Flags in the Department of Theatre and Dance (D 11290-11292).
D 11293-11297 Proposed Changes to the BS in Computer Science Integrated Program in the College of Natural Sciences Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the changes on January 29, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 21, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 11301-11307 Proposed Changes to the Flags in the College of Communication Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016.Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as being 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 changes on January 29, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 14, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 11308-11312 Request to Add a Communication and Society: Science Communication Certificate Program and Request for Recognition on the University Transcripts. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the changes on January 29, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 21, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 11313-11320 Proposal to Add a Public Policy Certificate Program to the Bridging Disciplines Program and Request for Recognition on the University Transcripts. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the changes on January 29, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 21, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 11321-11323 Proposed Changes to the Skills and Experience Flags in the School of Undergraduate Studies Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the changes on January 29, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 21, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 11324-11326 Proposed Changes to the Admission and Registration Section in the College of Education Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as being 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 changes on January 22, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 14, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 11327-11330 Proposal to Create a Health and Society Degree Program in the College of Liberal Arts Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the changes on February 5, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 21, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

D 11331-11350 Requests to Create Certificate Programs in the College of Liberal Arts Section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the additions on February 5, 2014, and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by February 21, 2014, 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. Final approval resides with UT System.
  • Request to Add an African Studies Certificate Program (D 11331-11334).
  • Request to Add a Creative Writing Certificate Program (D 11335-11338).
  • Request to Add a History and Philosophy of Science Certificate Program (D 11339-11344).
  • Request to Add an LGBTQ/Sexualities Studies Certificate Program (D 11345-11350).
D 11365 Resolution in Support of the Texas Memorial Museum. Posted on the Faculty council website on February 13, 2014. The Faculty Council will consider the proposal at its meeting on February 17, 2014. Final approval resides with the Council with formal notification to the president.

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