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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK DEGREE PROGRAM IN THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK CHAPTER IN THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2014-2016

 

Dean Luis Zayas in the School of Social Work has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following changes to the School of Social Work Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016. The faculty of the college and the dean approved the changes on July 9, and August 6, 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

Dean P. Neikirk, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council


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



PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK DEGREE PROGRAM IN THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK CHAPTER IN THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2014-2016

NAME OF DEGREE PROGRAM(S):
  BM Jazz

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:
 
  1. Add independent inquiry flag requirement.
    Rationale:

    • In the new University Core Curriculum, there are six flags that must be fulfilled. In the 2012-14 catalog, the School of Social Work requires that undergraduate students complete three writing flags, one cultural diversity in the United States flag, one ethics and leadership flag, one global cultures flag, and one quantitative reasoning flag. The final flag will be added to the required coursework for undergraduate students in the 2014-16 catalog year:
      • independent inquiry flag—three hours; S W 323K (Social Welfare Programs, Policies, and Issues) has been approved as an independent inquiry flag.

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: July 9, 2013
College:
Yes
Date: July 30, 2013
Dean:
Yes
Date: August 6, 2013

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