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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

Proposed changes to The finance Degree Program in the School of business CHAPTER in the Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2016

 

Dean Thomas Gilligan in the School of Business has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following changes to the School of Business Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. The faculty of the college approved the changes on April 8 and the dean on April 15 and September 13, 2013. 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 September 25, 2013, 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 UT System.

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 3, 2013.

Dean P. Neikirk

Dean P. Neikirk, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council


Posted on the Faculty Council website on September 26, 2013.



Proposed changes to The admission and registration portion in the School of business Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2016

NAME OF DEGREE PROGRAM(S):
  Finance Degree Program

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:
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Correct the number of finance tracks to include the general track. Rationale is to clarify that the general track is one of the finance track options.
Not an academic change, add clarifying language that FIN 367Q must be taken by quantitative track students. 
Add a real estate class to be accepted in two tracks, investment management and financial markets/banking. Rationale is to increase elective course options with departmentally offered classes that mesh well with investment management.
Restrict real estate classes allowed for general rrack to three hours. Rationale is to ensure a majority of finance content for a finance track.
Add FIN 374S or 374C as accepted class in the real estate track. Rationale is to increase elective course options with departmentally offered classes that mesh well with content.
Not a change to the program, but making more clear that quantitative track students must take FIN 367Q.
Not a change to the program, but adding flag information for students’ convenience and planning.


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:
  N/A

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

  No
If yes, explain:
  N/A

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


COLLEGE/SCHOOL APPROVAL PROCESS:

Department:
Yes
Date: April 8, 2013
College:
Yes
Date: April 15, 2013 and September 13, 2013
Dean:
Yes
Date: April 15, 2013 and September 13, 2013

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