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September 27, 1993

 

                                    MINUTES

                      COMMISSION ON UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

                            President's Board Room

                              September 27, 1993

 

  PRESENT:  Dr. E. Brown, Chair;  Drs. R. Bambach, S. Brooker-Gross, T. Rakes

                for T. Cobb, J. Eaton, H. Griffin, B. Heath-Camp, R.

                Hendricks, P. Knox, M. Lewis, A. McDaniel, M. Ogliaruso, R.

                Paterson, R. Purdy, D. Smith, R. Sorensen, N. Spencer, J.

                Sawyers, J. White, R. Kirkpatrick for D. Williams; Prof. R.

                Daniel; K. Torgersen for D. Bousquet, Admissions; B.

                Obenhaus, Library Faculty; T. Hutchison, Undergraduate Honor

                System, R. Giddings for B. Sgro, Dean of Students.

 

 

  ABSENT:   Drs. A. Abaye, G. Brown, J. Buffer, E. Carlisle, P. Edwards, P.

                Meszaros, L. Swiger, P. Torgersen; W. Dean, University

                Registrar; S. Wheeler, Staff Senate; T. Allen, Graduate Stu-

                dent Assembly; SGA Representatives; SGA Academic Affairs Rep-

                resentative.

 

 

  VISITORS  E. Guertin, M. Murray, S. Wilson

 

 

 

  1.  CALL TO ORDER AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

      Dr. Brown called the meeting to order at 3:00 p.m.  Dr. Spencer an-

      nounced that Terry Rakes, Department of Management Science, would be

      substituting for Terry Cobb as representative for the College of Busi-

      ness through the end of the semester.

 

 

  2.  The AGENDA was approved as distributed.

 

 

  3.  The MINUTES of the September 13, 1993 meeting were approved as distrib-

      uted.

 

 

  4.  COURSE CRITERIA COMMITEE REPORT - B. HEATH-CAMP

 

      Dr. Betty Heath-Camp, Chair of the Course Criteria Committee presented

      the September 27, 1993 report for first reading.  Motion was made and

      seconded to approve for second reading, the September 13, 1993 report

      as amended.  The motion CARRIED.

 

      Courses approved Fall 1993

 

      o   BLST 2734, The Black Woman in the USA, (new)

 

      o   CHE 3015-16, Process Measures and Controls, (new)

 

      o   CHE 4185-86, Process and Plant Design, (revised)

 

      o   MUS 2515-16, Vocal Diction, (new)

 

      o   MUS 4504, Microcomputer Applications in Music, (new)

 

      Courses approved Spring 1994

 

      o   BIOL 4324 (GEOL 4324), Plant Evolution, (revised)

 

      o   GEOG 3234, Geography of Virginia, (new)

      o   GEOL 3504, Mineralogy, (new)

 

      o   GER 3305-06, Survey of German Literature, (revised)

 

      o   MATH 3034, Introduction to Proofs, (revised)

 

      o   MATH 3124, Modern Algebra, (revised)

 

      o   MATH 3144, Linear Algebra I, (revised)

 

      o   MATH 3434, Introduction to Discrete Applied Mathematics, (new)

 

      o   MATH 4144, Linear Algebra II, (revised)

 

      o   STAT 3104, Probability and Distributions (revised)

 

      Action on Curriculum Checklists, Options and Concentrations

 

      o   Chemical Engineering Checksheet, Graduating Class of 1995

 

      o   Clothing and Textile Checksheet, Graduating Class of 1995

              Apparel Design Option

              Fashion Merchandising Option

              Fashion Merchandising - Marketing Education Option

              Textiles Option

 

      o   Dance Concentration and Checksheet, Graduating Class of 1994,

          (DANC)

 

      o   Family and Child Development Checksheet, Graduating Classes of

          1995, 1996 and 1997

              Child Care Administration Option

              Early Childhood Education Option

              Human Development Option

              Human Services Option

 

      o   Geology, Geochemistry Option and Checksheet, Graduating Class of

          1995

 

      o   Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management Checksheet, Graduat-

          ing Class of

              1995, now Hospitality and Tourism Management

 

      o   Housing, Interior Design and Resource Management Checksheet, Gradu-

          ating Classes of 1995, 1996 and 1997

              Interior Design Option

 

      o   Mathematics, Applied and Computational Mathematics Option and

          Checksheet, Graduating Class of 1995

 

      o   Statistics Checksheets, Graduating Class of 1996

 

      Other Actions

 

      o   Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management, name change to Hos-

          pitality and Tourism Management, Effective for Graduating Class of

          Fall 1993  (HTM)

 

      Courses to be deleted effective Fall 1993

 

      o   CHE 2184, Introduction to Chemical Engineering Design

 

      o   CHE 3014, Digital Electronics for Process Control

 

      o   CHE 3024, Introduction to Chemical Engineering Design

 

      Courses to be deleted effective Spring 1994

 

      o   GEOL 3505-06, Mineralogy

 

      o   MATH 4145-46, Linear Algebra

 

  5.  REVISION OF VPI&SU POLICY AND PROCEDURE 6325 ON LATE DROPS

 

      Dr. Eaton stated that questions had been raised concerning the proce-

      dures followed in permitting late drops.  In response, Dr. Leon Geyer

      drafted the resolution which was presented to the Commission on Gradu-

      ate Studies.  After discussion of several items in the resolution

      draft, it was decided that under the new committee structure, this is-

      sue should be addressed by the Committee on Academic Policy.

 

 

 

 

  6.  OTHER BUSINESS

 

      Dr. Brown noted that Resolutions 92-93B, Report of the Committee on

      Committees, and 92-93C, Course Proposal Process, are to be presented

      for second reading and approval at University Council on October 4,

      1993.  He also stated that the structure of some committees would be

      altered under the new governance and asked that commission members

      think about the committee or committees on which they would like to

      serve.

 

 

  7.  Meeting adjourned at 3:30 p.m.

 

                                     Respectfully submitted,

                                     Steven D. Wilson for

                                     Wanda Hankins Dean

                                     University Registrar

 

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