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Agenda: October 1, 2015

1. Approve minutes from September 17, 2015 meeting.

2. Revised Postings from April 2015

BTEC 300 – Biotechnology Survey: Legal, Ethical, Regulatory & Biosafety Issues (New) – Revised

BTEC 350 – Statistics for Translational Life Science (New) – Revised

PHED 103 – Team Handball (New) – Revised

ART 339 – Design Thinking for the Social Entrepreneur (New) – Revised

ART 355 – The Dao of Intermedia (New) – Revised

ASIA 330 – The Dao of Intermedia (New) – Revised

Print Media (BA Visual Art) (Program Change) – Waiting for outcome of ART 355/ASIA 330.

Print Media (BFA Visual Art) (Program Change) – Waiting for outcome of ART 355/ASIA 330.

Print Media Program Change for Minor (Program Change) – Waiting for outcome of ART 355/ASIA 330.

3. Current Posting

ECON 263 – Sports Economics – (Change: Course Number, Formal Title, Transcript Title, Recommended Course Preparation, Prerequisite, Decription)

ARBC 350 – Arabic Media – (New)

ARBC 355 – Introduction to Arabic Culture and Civilization – (New)

MLL 413 – Language, Gender and Sexuality – (Change: Prerequisite & Description)

MATH 290 – Special Topics in Mathematics – (Change: Max. Total Credits & Description)

MATH 365 – Financial Mathematics for Actuaries – (New)

MATH 390 – Special Topics in Mathematics – (Change: Max. Total Credits & Description)

MATH 490 – Special Topics in Mathematics – (Change: Max. Total Credits & Description)

STAT 290 – Special Topics in Statistics – (Change: Repeatable, Max. Total Credits & Description)

STAT 365 – Financial Mathematics for Actuaries – (New)

STAT 490 – Special Topics in Statistics – (Change: Max. Total Credits & Description)

4. Tabled Postings

BIOL 490 – Chemical Communication and Brain Disorders (New) – The UGC tabled the course because there seems to be a problem with the required short papers (10) and the number found in the schedule of classes (4). The UGC was also concerned that the workload was light for a 400-level class.

POLI 372 – Understanding Transitioning Nations: Study Abroad in Poland (New) – The UGC requested that the department updated the course proposal and receive support from the Study Aboard Program.

POLI 476 – State and Societal Transition in Post-Communist Europe: Study Abroad in Poland (New)

POLI 468 – Disaster Politics (New)