Graduate Studies

Graduate Council Agenda - March 2, 2015

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/Quad Cities Complex 2108

College of Arts & Sciences: P.K. Babu, Virginia Diehl
College of Business & Technology: James McQuillan (Vice Chair), Shane Sanders
College of Education & Human Services: Katharine Pawelko (Chair), Melissa Stinnett
College of Fine Arts & Communication: Josh Averbeck, Tammie Walker

Ex-officio: Nancy Parsons

I. STUDENT APPEAL

A. Computer Science

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

II. ANNOUNCEMENTS

A. Academic Integrity Incident Reports Filed in the School of Graduate Studies, January 2015 (1)

 1. Resolved at instructor level – (1)

B. Requests to serve as a reader on exit option committee, January 2015 (0)

C. Graduate Council Nomination and Election Procedures

D. Sub-committee to Select Graduate Student Research and Professional Development Award Recipients

III. GRADUATE CURRICULUM

A. Biological Sciences

1. Request for a 400-G Level Course

a. BIOL 466G, Biotechnology, 3 s.h.

b. BIOL 481G, Scientific Techniques and Issues, 3 s.h.

 2. Request to Change Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program Requirements

a. Zoo & Aquarium Studies PBC

B. Economics and Decision Sciences

1. Request to Change Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program Requirements

 a. Business Analytics PBC

C. Educational Studies

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

a, EDL 551, Principal as Instructional Leader II, 1 s.h.

2. Request to  Change Graduate Program Requirements

 a. Principal Preparation

D. Law Enforcement and Justice Administration

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

 a. LEJA 520, Restorative Justice: Principles, Practices, and Implementation, 3 s.h.

E. Museum Studies

1. Request to Change Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program Requirements

2. Request to Change Graduate Program Requirements

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

a. Bachelor of Arts in Art/Master of Arts in Museum Studies

 F. Philosophy & Religious Studies

 1. Request for a 400-G Level Course

a. PHIL 400G, Social and Political Philosophy, 3 s.h.

b. PHIL 415G, Philosophy of Science, 3 s.h.

c. PHIL 440G, Legal Reasoning, 3 s.h.

G. Dietetics, Fashion Merchandising, and Hospitality

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

a. HM 500, Fiscal Planning and Management for Events, 3 s.h.

b. HM 501, Risk Management and Safety for Events, 3 s.h.

H. Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration

1. Request for a 400-G Level Course

a. RPTA 478G, Great Smoky Mountains Outdoor Recreation Consortium, 3 s.h.

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

a. RPTA 563, Event Protocol and Promotion, 3 s.h.

b. RPTA 567, Best Practices in Event Planning and Management, 3 s.h.

c. RPTA 604, Comprehensive Examination for Events, 0 s.h.

3. Request for Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program

a. Event Planning and Management PBC

 IV. OTHER BUSINESS