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January 9, 1989

 

                                    MINUTES

                      COMMISSION ON UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

 

                            Burruss Hall Board Room

                                January 9, 1989

 

 

 

  PRESENT:  Dr. John M. Perry, Chairman; Dr. Dennis Hinkle, Secretary; Deans

                J. M. White, D. E. Egger, M. A. Ogliaruso, T. W. Bonham, M.

                A. Lewis, P. S. Kurstedt for J. F. Marchman, R. S. Purdy;

                Drs. Charles Dudley, W. E. Dugger, Robert E. James, D. W.

                Dunay, R. S. Steinberg, M. E. Sanders, E. W. Carson; David

                Bousquet, Admissions; Jeffrey Burkett, SGA

 

  ABSENT:   R. Salvaggio, E. A. Brown, M. J. Norton, Ninette Sadusky, Teresa

                Abbou, Kristen Cumberland

 

  VISITORS: Susan Trulove, Spectrum

 

 

  1.  CALL TO ORDER AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

      The meeting was called to order at 3:05 pm.  Dr. Hinkle announced that

      three of the five members of the Humanities/Fine Arts Area Committee

      were contacted during the holidays and approved the minor revision to

      the CORE offerings in the Philosophy Department.  The other two members

      will be contacted before the next meeting of the Commission.

 

  2.  The AGENDA was approved as distributed.

 

  3.  The MINUTES of the meeting of November 28, 1988, were approved with the

      following minor corrections:

 

      D. E. Egger gave the report of the Course Criteria Committee.

 

      D. Dunay was recorded as present.

 

  4.  COURSE CRITERIA COMMITTEE REPORT - D. E. Egger

 

      The following courses were submitted for approval:

 

      BION 4124       Laboratory Problems in Biochemistry and Molecular Biol-

                      ogy -- (Revised Course)

 

      FOR 2214        Introductory Forestry & Land Management -- (New Course)

 

      FOR 3215-3216   Forest Measurements -- (New Course)

 

      The department checklist from Communication Studies was submitted for

      approval.

 

  5.  FACULTY AUTHORED TEXTBOOKS - W. E. Dugger

 

      A motion was made and seconded to approve the following:

 

      Chance, D. M.  (1989).  AN INTRODUCTION TO OPTIONS AND FUTURES.  Dryden

         Press.  (For FIN 4164).  4 year approval.

 

      Fletcher, P. & Patty, C. W.  (Fall 1989).  DISCRETE MATHEMATICS.

         PWS-Kent.  (For MATH 1534).  2 year approval.

 

      Hughes, O. F.  (1988).  SHIP STRUCTURAL DESIGN.  2nd edition.  Society

         of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.  (For AOE 3224).  4 year

         approval.

 

      Kaufman, B. I.  (1986).  THE KOREAN WAR:  CHALLENGES IN CRISIS, CREDI-

         BILITY, AND COMMAND. Alfred A. Knopf.  (For HIST 4184).  4 year ap-

         proval

 

      Long, D. D.  (1988).  THE PHYSICS AROUND YOU.  2nd edition.  Wadsworth

         Publishing Co.  (For PHYS 2014).  4 year approval.

 

      McGee, H. A. Jr.  (    ).  MOLECULAR ENGINEERING.  (not yet published)

         (For CHEM 4314).  4 year approval.

 

      Rystrom, K.  (1983).  THE WHY, WHO AND HOW OF THE EDITORIAL PAGE.  Ran-

         dom House.  (For COMM 4134).  4 year approval.

 

      Safter, D. V., & Cranor, R.  (1988).  IT'S YOUR BUSINESS, BPI.  (For

         ACCT 2115).  4 year approval.

 

      The approval of the books by  Fletcher and Patty, and McGee was contin-

      gent upon the assurance that the materials would be appropriately

      bound.

 

  6.  The meeting adjourned at 3:34 pm.

 

 

                                     Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

 

                                     Dennis Hinkle, Secretary

 

 

                      NEXT MEETING: FEBRUARY 13, 3-5 PM,

 

                            BURRUSS HALL BOARD ROOM

 

 

 

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