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Academic Year 2011-12

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No.
Proposal ID*
Date Received in Senate Office
Proposal Sponsor / Title
Committee Action**
Senate Action
1
EP.11.04
9/22/2010
Proposal from the Graduate College to revise the policy regarding how repeated courses are factoring into graduate GPA'sWithdrawn by sponsorn/a
2
EP.11.05
9/22/2010
Proposal from the Graduate College to clarify the poliey regarding how graduate GPA's are calculated Withdrawn by sponsor n/a
3
EP.11.333/16/2011 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to reorganize the Asian American Studies Program as the Department of Asian American Studies Approved by the Committee on August 29, 2011 Approved by the Senate on September 12, 2011
4
EP.12.01 8/23/2011 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to revise the
BSLAS in Atmospheric Sciences
Approved by the Committee on September 19, 2011 Approved by the Senate on October 3, 2011
5
EP.12.02 8/23/2011 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to change the name of the Department of Geography to the Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science Approved by the Committee on September 19, 2011Approved by the Senate on October 3, 2011
6
EP.12.03 8/23/2011 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to change the name of the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences in Geography to Geography and Geographic Information Science and revise portions of the major Approved by the Committee on September 19, 2011Approved by the Senate on October 3, 2011
7
EP.12.04 8/23/2011 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to revise the Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences in Psychology Approved by the Committee on September 19, 2011Approved by the Senate on October 3, 2011
8
EP.12.05 8/23/2011 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to establish a Master of Science in Cell and Developmental Biology Approved by the Committee on August 29, 2011Approved by the Senate on September 12, 2011
9
EP.12.06 8/23/2011 Proposal from the College of Fine and Applied Arts to create a Senior Art History "Distinction" Program for students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art History Approved by the Committee on September 19, 2011Approved by the Senate on October 3, 2011
10
EP.12.07 8/23/2011 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Business to establish a graduate minor in Accountancy Approved by the Committee on September 19, 2011Approved by the Senate on October 3, 2011
11
EP.12.08 8/23/2011 Proposal from the College of Engineering to establish the undergraduate minor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Approved by the Committee on August 29, 2011Approved by the Senate on September 12, 2011
12
EP.12.09 8/23/2011 Proposal from the Council on Teacher Education and the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences to revise the Social Science: History Teaching concentration
Approved by the Committee on September 26, 2011Approved by the Senate on October 3, 2011
13
EP.12.10 8/23/2011 Proposal from the Council on Teacher Education and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to revise the BALAS in English: English concentration and English Teaching concentration. Approved by the Committee on September 26, 2011Approved by the Senate on October 3, 2011
14
EP.12.11 10/6/2011

Revisions to 2012-2013 Academic Calendar

Approved by the Committee on October 10, 2011 Approved by the Senate on November 7, 2011
15
EP.12.12 10/11/2011 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Education to establish the eLearning concentration in the Ed.M. in Educational Psychology On hold until fall 2012 
16
EP.12.1310/11/2011 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Agricultural,
Consumer and Environmental Sciences to terminate the Community Studies and Outreach concentration in the PhD curriculum in Human and Community Development
Approved by the Committee on November 14, 2011 Approved by the Senate on Deceber 5, 2011
17
EP.12.1410/11/2011 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Education to
Terminate the eLearning Concentration in the Ed.M. in Human Resource Education
On hold until fall 2012 
18
EP.12.15 10/31/2011Proposal from the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) Department of Human and Community Development to Revise the Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Concentration within the PhD Curriculum in Human and Community Development Approved by the Committee on November 14, 2011 Approved by the Senate on December 5, 2011
19
EP.12.16 11/15/2011 Proposal from the School of Social Work to Revise the Bachelor of Social Work Degree Program.Approved by the Committee on February 6, 2012 Approved by the Senate on February 27, 2012
20 EP.12.17 1/10/2012 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to revise the to the BSLAS Physics ConcentrationApproved by the Committee on February 6, 2012Approved by the Senate on February 27, 2012
21 EP.12.18 1/10/2012 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to revise the Specialized Curriculum in Physics (BS in Physics) Approved by the Committee on February 6, 2012 Approved by the Senate on February 27, 2012
22 EP.12.19 1/11/2012

Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to Establish the Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (BSLAS) degree with a major in Computer Science and (LAS discipline)

Approved by the Committee on February 6, 2012 Approved by the Senate on February 27, 2012
23 EP.12.20 1/10/2012 Proposal from the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) to establish a new minor in International Development Economics Approved by the Committee on February 6, 2012 Approved by the Senate on February 27, 2012
24 EP.12.21 1/11/2012 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to revise the minor in Communication Withdrawn by sponsor n/a
25 GC.511 1/24/2012 Request from the Graduate College to establish the new course, Grantwriting: Social Sciences Approved by the Committee on April 2, 2012 n/a
26 GC.550 1/24/2012 Request from the Graduate College to establish the new course, Preparing Future Faculty Withdrawn by sponsor n/a
27 EP.12.22

2/14/2012

Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to establish a new Master of Arts (MA) in Translation and Interpreting in the School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics Approved by the Committee on March 12, 2012 Approved by the Senate on March 26, 2012
28 EP.12.24 3/19/2012 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to rename the BALAS in Rhetoric as the BALAS in Creative Writing Approved by the Committee on April 2, 2012 Approved by the Senate on April 30, 2012
29 EP.12.25 3/19/2012 Proposal from the College of Media to revise the B.S. in Advertising in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising Approved by the Committee on April 16, 2012 Approved by the Senate on April 30, 2012

January 23, 2012 - Handouts from the presentation by Chuck Tucker: Int'l Undergrads Fall 2011 and Fall 2011 ISSS Stats

* Links to electronic version of proposals available only after item gets on Senate agenda.
** Proposals are received by the Senate Committee on Educational Policy after review at the unit and college levels as well as review by the Office of the Provost. Graduate proposals (except professional degree program proposals) are reviewed by the Graduate College also after review by the disciplinary college review.

Important Note: Proposals may be approved by the Committee provisionally, pending receipt of the revised version and/or additional documents or information by the Committee no later than two weeks before a Senate meeting. Proposals will not be forwarded to the Senate unless revised version and/or additional requested material is received and approved by the appropriate Subcommittee Chair. The Educational Policy Committee may pull a proposal from the Senate agenda, if necessary.





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