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Proposed changes to The BBA IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT 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 and the dean approved the changes on April 8 and April 15, 2013, 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 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, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council
Posted on the Faculty Council website on September 26, 2013.
Proposed changes to The BBA IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT Degree Program in the School of business CHAPTER in the Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2016NAME OF DEGREE PROGRAM(S):
BBA in Science and Technology Management 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:
Add other accepted calculus class sequence. Listing the accepted sequence of M 408K, 408L and 408M makes the information more complete and accurate.
Add accepted Honors class section for OM 335 to the listing of required courses for clarity and accuracy.
Allow other accepted internship or practicum courses. Since most STM majors switch from another degree and have often already satisfied the internship requirement, accepting other options allows students to not have to repeat similar requirements, which also helps with four-year graduation rates.
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?
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)?
If yes, explain:
Will this proposal change the number of required hours for degree completion? If yes, please explain.
If yes, explain:
COLLEGE/SCHOOL APPROVAL PROCESS:
Department: Yes Date: April 8, 2013 College: Yes Date: April 15, 2013 Dean: Yes Date: April 15, 2013
To view the edited version of the catalog changes click the PDF link at the beginning of this document.