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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE FLAGS IN THE COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION SECTION IN THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2014-2016


Dean Roderick P. Hart in the College of Communication has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following changes to the College of Communication section in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. The faculty in the departments, college, and the dean approved the changes on July 1, 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 January 29, 2014, 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 February 14, 2014.
Dean P. Neikirk

Dean P. Neikirk, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council


Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 7, 2014.



PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE FLAGS IN THE COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION SECTION IN THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2014-2016


Type of Change Academic Change
  1. 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

  2. EXPLAIN CHANGE TO DEGREE PROGRAM AND GIVE A DETAILED RATIONALE FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL CHANGE:
    a. Add the following flags to the Advertising, Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Public Relations degree programs:
    one cultural diversity in the US flag;
    one global cultures flag;
    one ethics and leadership flag;
    one independent inquiry flag;
    one quantitative reasoning flag
    an additional writing flag for a total of three writing flags.
    b. Add the following flags to the Communication Studies degree program:
    one global cultures flag;
    one independent inquiry flag;
    an additional writing flag for a total of three writing flags.
    c. Add the following flag to the Journalism degree program:
    an additional writing flag for a total of three writing flags.
    d. Add the following flags to the Radio-Television-Film degree program:
    one global cultures flag;
    one ethics and leadership flag;
    one independent inquiry flag;
    one quantitative reasoning flag;
    an additional writing flag for a total of three writing flags.

    Rationale:  To comply with the School of Undergraduate Studies request.
  1. SCOPE OF THE PROPOSED CHANGE(S):
    a. Does this proposal impact other colleges/schools? If yes, then how?
    If yes, then how?
    No
    b. Will students in other degree programs be impacted (are the proposed changes to courses commonly taken by students in other colleges)? No
    c. Will students from your college take courses in other colleges?
    No
    If 3 a, b, or c was answered with yes:
      How many students do you expect to be impacted?
    Impacted schools must be contacted and their response(s) included:
    Person communicated with:  
    Date of communication:  
    Response:  
     
    d. Does this proposal involve changes to the core curriculum or other basic education requirements (42-hour core, signature courses, flags)?
    If yes, explain:

    If yes, undergraduate studies must be informed of the proposed changes and their response included:
    Person communicated with:  
    Date of communication:  
    Response:  
    No
    e. Will this proposal change the number of hours required for degree completion?
    If yes, explain:

    No
  2. COLLEGE/SCHOOL APPROVAL PROCESS:
    Department approval date: July 1, 2013
    College approval date: July 1, 2013
    Dean approval date: July 1, 2013

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