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Graduate Council Agenda - April 21, 2014

Note: Graduate Council Meeting Minutes will be posted on the
Graduate Studies website within five (5) business days of the meeting.

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. - Horrabin Hall, Room 60/QC 60th Street Campus, Room 114

College of Arts & Sciences: Virginia Diehl, Amy Patrick Mossman (Chair)
College of Business & Technology: James McQuillan, William Polley (Vice Chair)
College of Education & Human Services: Jill Myers, Melissa Stinnett
College of Fine Arts & Communication: Josh Averbeck, Tammie Walker

Ex-officio: Nancy Parsons

I. ANNOUNCEMENTS

A. Introduction of new Graduate Council members for 2014-2015

B. Election of Chair and Vice Chair for 2014-2015

C. Graduate Council Meeting Dates for 2014-2015

D. Academic Integrity Incident Reports Filed in the School of Graduate Studies, March 2014 (2)

1. Resolved at instructor level (2)

E. Graduate Program Assessment

F. A Model for an Integrated Degree with a Private College/University

II. GRADUATE CURRICULUM

A. Economics

1. Request for a New Graduate Program

a. M.S. in Applied Statistics and Decision Analytics

B. Educational Leadership

1. Request for a New Graduate (500 or 600-Level) Course

a. EDL 556, Principal Internship, 2 s.h.

b. EDL 656, Superintendent Internship, 2 s.h.

C. Engineering Technology

1. Request to Change Graduate Program Requirements

D. English & Journalism

1. Request for a 400-G Level Course

a. ENG 489G, Grant & Proposal Writing, 3 s.h.

2. Request for a New Graduate (500 or 600-Level Course)

a. ENG 584, Research Methods in Writing Studies, 3 s.h.

b. ENG 670, Applied Project, 1-3, repeatable to 6 s.h.

3. Request to Change Graduate Program Requirements

4. Request to Change Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program Requirements

a. English: Literary Studies

b. English: Professional Writing

c. English: Teaching Writing

E. Geography

1. Request for a 400-G Level Course

a. GEOG 406G, Spatial Statistics in GIS, 3 s.h.

F. Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs

1. Request for a New Graduate (500 or 600-Level) Course

a. IIRA 510, Leadership, Community Organizing, and Decision-Making, 3 s.h.

b. IIRA 511, Advanced Economic Development Practice, 3 s.h.

c. IIRA 514, Advanced Community Development Theory and Practice, 3 s.h.

d. IIRA 595, Special Topics in Community and Economic Development, 3 s.h.

e. IIRA 598, Independent Study, 1-3, repeatable to 6 s.h.

f. IIRA 599, Workshops in Community and Economic Development, 3 s.h. (repeatable to 12 s.h. with permission of graduate coordinator)

g. IIRA 697, Internship, 1-6, repeatable to 6 s.h.

h. IIRA 698, Applied Project, 1-6, repeatable to 6 s.h.

i. IIRA 699, Thesis, 1-6, repeatable to 6 s.h.

2. Request for a New Graduate Program

a. M.A. in Community and Economic Development

G. Kinesiology

1. Request for a 400-G Level Course

a. KIN 470G, Gender and Sport, 3 s.h.

b. KIN 493G, Sport and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities, 3 s.h.

2. Request for a New Graduate (500 or 600-Level) Course

a. KIN 567, Exercise Psychology, 3 s.h.

3. Request to Change Graduate Program Requirements

H. Law Enforcement and Justice Administration

1. Request for Integrated Baccalaureate and Master’s Degree Program

a. B.S./M.A. in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration

I. Sociology and Anthropology

1. Request for Integrated Baccalaureate and Master’s Degree Program

a. B.A./M.A. in Sociology

III. OTHER BUSINESS

IV. STUDENT APPEAL

A. English

1. Request to waive the 6-hour “C” rule

B. Liberal Arts and Sciences

1. Request for late withdrawal

V.  GRADE APPEAL

A. Health Sciences