Graduate Studies

Graduate Council Agenda - March 30, 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. ANNOUNCEMENTS

A. Academic Integrity Incident Reports Filed in the School of Graduate Studies, February 2015 (0)

B. Requests to serve as a reader on exit option committee, February 2015 (1)

C.  Graduate Council Election Status

D. Graduate Student Research and Professional Development Award Recipients

E. Graduate Committee Chairs Meeting

F. Graduate Research Conference

II. GRADUATE CURRICULUM

A. Computer Sciences  

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

a. CS 530, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, 3 s.h.

B. Counselor Education

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

a. CN 598, Internship II, 3 s.h.

2. Request to Change Graduate Program Requirements

C. Economics and Decision Sciences

1. Request to Change Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program Requirements

a. Business Analytics PBC

D. 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

b. Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)

c. Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies

E. Health Sciences and Social Work

1. Request for a 400-G Level Course

a. EM 460G, Weapons of Mass Destruction in Public Health, 3 s.h.

F. Geography

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

a. GEOG 605, Research Methods II, 3 s.h.

b. GEOG 609, GIS Research and Application Methods, 3 s.h.

2. Request to Change Graduate Program Requirements

3. Request to Change Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program Requirements

a. Environmental GIS

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

a. B.S./M.A. in Geography; or B.S. in Meteorology/M.A. in Geography

G. Liberal Arts and Sciences

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

a. B.A. in Foreign Language & Cultures/Maser of Liberal Arts and Sciences

III. GRADUATE FACULTY – FULL MEMBERSHIP

A. Chunying Zhao, Assistant Professor, Computer Sciences

B. Rene Noppe, Assistant Professor, Educational Studies

C. Jose Fernandez, Assistant Professor, English and Journalism

D. Alisha White, Assistant Professor, English and Journalism

E. Ute Chamberlin, Associate Professor, History

F. Douglas LaFountain, Assistant Professor, Mathematics

G. Tamara Honesty, Assistant Professor, Theatre

IV. OLD BUSINESS

A. Full Graduate Faculty Status Requirements

V. OTHER BUSINESS