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Graduate Committees Approved 2011/12

Dept/Name/CourseProposal TypeAction RequestedDate ReceivedProposal StatusDate Approved by CASGrad Council
Dept: POL
MA Program
Substantive10/5/09 Change in Political Science requirements:36 to 39 credit hours. Returned to Department for Action1/21/11Approved by CAS2/20/122/22/12
Dept: HTY
HIS 7289
New CoursePh.D. Seminar in Comparative Studies8/25/10Approved by CAS10/12/1110/14/11
Dept: HTY
HIS 7937
New CourseInterdisciplinary Ph.D. Pro-Seminar8/25/10Approved by CAS10/12/1110/14/11
Dept: HTY
HIS 7939
New Course ProposalSelected Topics for Doctoral Students....originally submitted as Ph.D. Pro-Seminar in History8/25/10Approved by CAS10/12/1110/14/11
Dept: HTY
HIS 7980
New CoursePh.D. Dissertation8/25/10Approved by CAS10/12/1110/14/11
Dept: POL
POS 7910
New CourseDirected Independent Research8/1/11Approved by CAS6/29/126/29/12
Dept: POL
POS 7980
New CourseDissertation 8/1/11Approved by CAS6/29/126/29/12
Dept: ANT
Changes to Major Requirements
SubstantiveAdding language to the "Medical Track" in the MA, PhD, and Dual Degree programs6/20/11Approved by CAS4/18/124/19/12
Dept: MTH
Graduate Certificate
Change to CertificateChange the Certificate Director from Dr. Xiang-dong Hou to Dr. Brendan T. Nagle8/30/11Approved by CAS8/30/118/30/11
Dept: ENG
Changes to MFA in Creative Writing
SubstantiveAdd 2 new courses (CRW 6025 and ENG 6009); group pedagogy & literature requirements; specify maximum credits for LIT 69348/30/11Approved by CAS10/13/1110/20/11
Dept: HTY
HIS 7938
New Course ProposalPhD Capstone Seminar8/26/11Approved by CAS10/12/1110/14/11
Dept: GIA
Research Administration Certificate
New CertificateResearch Administration Certificate8/24/11Approved by CAS10/12/1110/13/11
Dept: GIA
PAD 6335
Non-SubstantiveChange title from Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations to Strategic Planning & Social Innovation Public and Nonprofits Organizations7/11/11Proposal Withdrawn by the Department9/22/119/23/11
Dept: ENG
Professional and Technical Communication
Change to CertificateAdd as electives: LIT 6934 Rhetorics and Cultural Stud, LIT 6934 Practice in Teaching Technical & Profess, LIT 6934 Rhetoric of Science, ENC 6339 Historical Rhetorics, ENC 6730 Contemproary Rhetorics, add ENC 6266 Profess and Techn Comm as required course8/5/11Approved by CAS8/8/118/8/11 sent
Dept: BCM
PCB 5525
Course ChangeChange course number to PCB 6525, remove prerequisites except for PCB 3063, and change to course description7/18/11Approved by CAS9/23/1110/3/11
Dept: HCS
HUM 6581
New CourseGlobal Cinema and New Media to 196010/31/11Approved by CAS4/18/124/19/12
Dept: HCS
HUM 6582
New CourseGlobal Cinema and New Media Since 196010/31/11Approved by CAS4/18/124/19/12
Dept: HCS
HUM 6587
New CourseNational Cinemas10/31/11Approved by CAS4/18/124/19/12
Dept: HCS
HUM 6588
New CourseThemes and Genres in Film10/31/11Approved by CAS4/18/124/19/12
Dept: GPY
Changes to MA Degree
Changes to Major RequirementsRename areas of concentration A and B as Human Geography and Environmental Geography; replace required core course (GEO 6970) with an elective course (GEO 6116)11/4/11Approved by CAS2/20/122/23/12
Dept: GPY
Changes to PhD Degree
Changes to Major RequirementsChange areas of emphasis from 5 to 2 new areas and require applicants to designate their area of emphasis at the time of application11/4/11Approved by CAS3/28/123/28/12
Dept: ECN
ECO 7207
New CourseMacroeconomics II11/7/11Approved by CAS3/28/123/28/12
Dept: ECN
Changes to MA Degree
Changes to Major RequirementsMake adjustments to admission prerequisties; in particular raise minimum GRE scores needed for admission.11/7/11Approved by CAS3/28/123/28/12
Dept: ECN
Changes to PhD Degree
Changes to Major RequirementsMake changes to required courses. Make changes to admissions prerequisites.11/7/11Approved by CAS3/28/123/28/12
Dept: HCS
HUM 6805
New Course ProposalIntroduction to Graduate Study11/4/11Approved by CAS4/18/124/19/12
Dept: HCS
Changes to the MLA Degree
Changes to Major RequirementsChange a course to make it a requirement for all concentrations; Change name of degree from "Master of Liberal Arts (MLA)" to "Master of Arts (MA)" in Liberal Arts; Changes in AFT, FLM, and HTS concentrations11/9/11Approved by CAS4/18/124/19/12
Dept: ECN
ECO 6206
Non-SubstantiveChange name to Macroeconomics I, add ECO 6405 as prerequisite, add ECO 6115 as co-requiste, delete ECO 6402 as a prerequisite as it is no longer offered11/7/11Approved by CAS11/10/113/28/12
Dept: HCS
HUM 6585
Non-SubstantiveChange title to Film and New Media Auteurs and a slight change to the course descritpion11/4/11Approved by CAS11/4/114/19/12
Dept: HCS
HUM 6815
Non-SubstantiveChange title to Research Seminar and a slight change to the course description11/4/11Approved by CAS11/10/114/19/12
Dept: WST
Changes to Major Requirements
SubstantiveChange the name os the MA program from Women's Studies to Women's and Gender Studies, add non-thesis track, and clarify the thesis, internship, and non-thesis options for their hours and requirements.11/18/11Approved by CAS2/20/122/23/12
Dept: WST
Women's and Gender Studies Certificate
SubstantiveChange to name of the certificate to Women's and Gender Studies11/18/11Approved by CAS2/20/122/23/12