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Academic Year 2012-13

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No.
Proposal ID*
Date Received in Senate Office
Proposal Sponsor / Title
Committee Action**
Senate Action
1
EP.13.01 8/2/2012 Proposal to establish a Graduate Concentration in Romance Linguistics in the Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, the Department of French, and the Department of Linguistics, School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Approved by the Committee on September 17, 2012 Approved by the Senate on October 8, 2012
2
EP.13.02 8/2/2012 Proposal to terminate the Master of Science in General Engineering, in the Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, College of Engineering Approved by the Committee on August 27, 2012 Approved by the Senate on September 10, 2012
3
EP.13.03 8/2/2012 Proposal to Revise the NRES (Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences) Concentration Requirements: Resource Conservation and Restoration Ecology Concentration Approved by the Committee on September 17, 2012 Approved by the Senate on October 8, 2012
4
EP.13.04 8/2/2012 Proposal to Revise the NRES (Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences) Concentration Requirements: Global Change & Landscape Dynamics Concentration Approved by the Committee on September 17, 2012 Approved by the Senate on October 8, 2012
5
EP.13.05 8/2/2012 Proposal to Revise the NRES (Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences) Concentration Requirements: Fish and Wildlife Conservation Concentration Approved by the Committee on September 17, 2012Approved by the Senate on October 8, 2012
6
EP.13.06 8/2/2012 Proposal to Revise the NRES (Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences) Concentration Requirements: Human Dimensions of the Environment Concentration Approved by the Committee on September 17, 2012Approved by the Senate on October 8, 2012
7
EP.13.07 8/6/2012 Proposal to Establish a Master of Engineering Degree in the College of Engineering Approved by the Committee on January 14, 2013Approved by the Senate on February 4, 2013
8
EP.13.08 8/6/2012 Proposal to Establish a New Major in Materials Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering for the degree of Master of Engineering Approved by the Committee on January 14, 2013Approved by the Senate on February 4, 2013
9
EP.13.09 8/6/2012 Proposal to Establish a New Combined Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering-Master of Engineering with a Major in Materials Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering Approved by the Committee on January 14, 2013Approved by the Senate on February 4, 2013
10
EP.13.10 9/25/2012 Proposal to Establish the Jewish Studies Concentration within the BALAS in Interdisciplinary Studies Approved by the Committee on November 12, 2012 Approved by the Senate on December 3, 2012
11
EP.13.11 10/25/2012 Proposal to Establish a Major in Engineering in the College of Engineering for the degree of Master of Engineering Approved by the Committee on January 14, 2013Approved by the Senate on February 4, 2013
12
EP.13.12 10/25/2012 Proposal to Establish a Graduate Concentration in Energy Systems within the Master of Engineering Degree in the College of Engineering Approved by the Committee on January 14, 2013Approved by the Senate on February 4, 2013
13 EP.13.13 11/1/2012 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to revise the requirements for the M.A. and PhD in Linguistics Approved by the Committee on November 26, 2013 Approved by the Senate on March 4, 2013
14 EP.13.14 11/2/2012 Proposal to Permanently Establish the Center on Health, Aging, and Disability in the College of Applied Health Sciences ON HOLD  
15 EP.13.15 11/6/2012 Proposal from the College of Fine and Applied Arts to Rename the BMUS in Music History as the BMUS in Musicology Approved by the Committee on November 20, 2012 Approved by the Senate on December 3, 2012
16 EP.13.16

12/3/2012

Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Engineering to terminate the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science in Civil Engineering, in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Approved by the Committee on January 14, 2012 Approved by the Senate on February 4, 2013
17 EP.13.17 12/3/2012 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Fine and Applied Arts to terminate the Ed.D. degree in Music Education Approved by the Committee on February 18, 2013 Approved by the Senate on March 4, 2013
18 EP.13.18 12/3/2012 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Engineering to revise the Master of Computer Science (M.C.S.) in Computer Science Approved by the Committee on Febrary 25, 2013 Approved by the Senate on March 4, 2013
19 EP.13.19 12/3/2012 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to establish a new graduate minor in Queer Studies, in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies Approved by the Committee on January 28, 2013 Approved by the Senate on February 4, 2013
20 EP.13.20 12/3/2012 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to revise the BALAS in History, in the Department of History Approved by the Committee on March 11, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
21 EP.13.21 12/3/2012 Proposal from the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences to establish a new undergraduate minor in Food and Agribusiness Management, in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics (ACE) Approved by the Committee on January 14, 2012 Approved by the Senate on February 4, 2013
22 EP.13.22 1/11/2013 Proposal from the College of Business to Revise the Bachelor of Science in Accountancy Approved by the Committee on February 25, 2013 Approved by the Senate on March 4, 2013
23 EP.13.23 1/11/2013 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to Establish a New Graduate Minor in Global Studies Approved by the Committee on April 15, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
24 EP.13.24 1/11/2013 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to Establish a Concentration in Spanish Literatures and Cultures within the MA in Spanish in the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese Approved by the Committee on February 18, 2013 Approved by the Senate on March 4, 2013
25 EP.13.25 1/11/2013 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to Terminate the Illinois PSM concentration in the MS in Plant Biology Approved by the Committee on January 28, 2012 Approved by the Senate on March 4, 2013
26 EP.13.26 1/11/2013 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) to Establish a new option in the Master of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics. Approved by the Committee on March 11, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
27 EP12.27 1/11/2013 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to eliminate the concentration in Hebrew Language and Literature in the Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics. Approved by the Committee on January 28, 2012 Approved by the Senate on February 4, 2013
28 EP13.28 1/11/2013 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to rename the Bachelor of Arts in Russian Language and Literature to Slavic Studies Approved by the Committee on January 28, 2012 Approved by the Senate on February 4, 2013
29 EP.13.29 1/11/2013 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to establish a New Major Leading to a Masters of Science in Plant Biotechnology in Conjunction with a Professional Science Master's Concentration within the Department of Plant Biology Approved by the Committee on January 28, 2012 Approved by the Senate on February 4, 2013
30 EP.13.30 1/11/2013 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences to transfer the Master of Science in Agricultural Education from the Department of Human and Community Development to the Agricultural Education Program. Approved by the Committee on April 1, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
31 EP.13.31 2/19/2013 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Department of English to revise the Major in the Science and Letters Curriculum: BALAS English- English Concentration and English Teaching Concentration Approved by the Committee on March 11, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
32 EP.13.32 2/19/2013 Proposal from the College of Media Journalism Department to reorganize and revise the News Editorial major and Broadcast Journalism major as a new unitary Joumalism major Approved by the Committee on April 1, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
33 EP.13.33 2/28/2013 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) to Establish a Graduate Concentration in Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education (SLATE) Approved by the Committee on March 11, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
34 EP.13.34 2/28/2013 Proposal from the College of Applied Health Sciences to Change the Name of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Health to the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Health Approved by the Committee on April 15, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
35 EP.13.35
4/8/2013
Proposal to Establish the Institute for Universal Biology (IUB) Approved by the Committee on April 15, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
36 EP.13.37
4/1/2013
Revisions to 2017-2018 Academic Calendar Approved by the Committee on April 8, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
37 EP.13.38
3/31/2013
Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) to Establish a Minor in Slavic Language, Literature, and Culture, in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures Approved by the Committee on April 8, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
38 EP.13.39
3/31/2013
Proposal from the College of Engineering to establish a Combined Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Master of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science Approved by the Committee on April 8, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
39 EP.13.40
4/2/2013
Proposal from the College of Education to establish a non-licensure Bachelors of Science in Learning and Education Studies with concentrations in: 1) Applied Learning Science; 2) Education, Globalization, and Social Justice; 3) Workplace Training and Development; and 4) International and Cultural Perspectives in Early Schooling. Approved by the Committee on April 15, 2013  
40 EP.13.41
4/3/2013
Proposal from the College of College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) to Revise Requirements for Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Approved by the Committee on April 15, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013
41 EP.13.42
4/3/2013
Proposed Revisions to the Academic Integrity Portions of the Student Code Approved by the Committee on April 15, 2013 Approved by the Senate on April 29, 2013 as CG.13.01

* Links to electronic version of proposals available only after item is placed on the 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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