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2012-2013

Please select one of the 2012-2013 Faculty Senate meeting dates listed below to view the corresponding material:

May 7
April 2 and 9
March 12
February 12
February 5
January 15
December 4
November 13
October 2




May 7

Notes | Powerpoint Presentation

Video of the May 7th Meeting to Discuss a Possible Merger with MUSC
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April 2 (and April 9)

Agenda | Highlights | Minutes

Faculty Curriculum Committee

Course Proposals

Program Changes

  • Anthropology: Change Courses; Create New Course; Change Major
    •    Change course description and credit hours (ANTH 203)
    •    Change number of credit hours in major accordingly
    •    Create new course: ANTH 353 (conversion from special topics) and incorporate into major
    •    Add HONS 168 to major
    •    Deactivate ANTH 316 and 334
    •    Change description of ANTH 323
    •    Change minor to account for above changes
  • Comparative Literature: Change Minor
    •    Add existing courses to minor: ENGL 226, ENGL 299, ENGL 319; LTRS 110, 120, 210, 220
    •    Remove courses from minor: ENGL 203, 204, 301, 302, 304, 306, 307, 308, 311, 338, 354, 355; LATN 321, 322; LTGR 150, 450; SPAN 453
    •    Only one film course (down from two) may count towards minor
  • Data Science: Change (broken) Psychology Cognate
    •    PSYC 103 + 15 hours in PSYC
  • Biology: New Course; Change of Majors and Minors
    •    Create new course: BIOL 354
    •    Change minors and majors accordingly
  • Psychology: New Course; Change Courses; Change of Major
    •    Create new course (PSYC 315) and add to major 
    •    Change title for PSYC 356
    •    Change prerequisites for PSYC 386, 387, 410
  • Historic Pres/Community Planning: New Courses; Change of Major
    •    Create new course: HPCP 215
    •    Create new course: HPCP 280
    •    Add to major
  • Political Science: New Course; Change of Major; Change of Minor
    •    Create new course: POLI 361
    •    Change major and minor accordingly
  • History: New Course; Change of Major
    •    Convert special-topics to new course: HIST 247
    •    Change major accordingly
  • International Business: Incorporate Minors into Major
    •    Add BLSP and BLFR to minors that count towards INTB
  • Economics: Change Major; Change Courses
    •    Require ECON majors to take MATH 120 and MATH 250 to fulfill general-education math requirement
    •    Change math prerequisites for ECON 317 and 318 accordingly
    •    Require ECON majors to take ECON 419
    •    Change prerequisites for ECON 419
    •    Change titles and course descriptions of ECON 306 and 419
    •    Change prerequisites for ECON 400
  • Information Systems: Create New Courses; Change Major; Change Minor
    •    Create new courses (CSCI 315, 459)
    •    Add ENTR 320 and 321 to major requirements
    •    Remove FINC 303 and MATH 307 from major requirements
    •    Add ENTR 320 to minor requirements    
    •    Modify math prerequisites for major and minor
  • Asian Studies: Change of Minor - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
    •    Create new courses: ARBC 343, 420; ARST 100, 273, 420; LTAR 221, 270, 382; CHST 100, 270; LTCH 210, 220  (largely conversions from Special Topics)
    •    Incorporate new courses into minor
    •    Change courses (ARBC 313, 314)
    •    Add existing courses to minor: LTAR 250; RELS 235; POLI 245, 344, 346 
    •    Remove courses from minor (HIST 285, 377; ENGL 290)
  • International Studies/LACS: Create New CourseChange Concentrations, Major, and Minor
    •    Remove deleted history courses from all concentrations, major, and minor
    •    Add ARST 100, ARST 273; LTAR 221, LTAR 270, LTAR 382; CHST 100, CHST 270; LTCH 210, 220; RELS 235 to Asia concentration
    •    Add LTAR 221, 270, 382; CHST 270; LTCH 210, 220 to International Comparative Literature concentration
    •    Create INTL 120 (conversion from Special Topics); add to major and minor
    •    Add HONS 166 to International Politics, History, and Geography concentration
    •    Add HONS 166 to minor  
  • Music: New Courses; Change Major
    •    Create new courses: MUSC 349, 374, 438, 439
    •    Change major accordingly
  • Exercise Science: Change Major
    •    Move HEAL 216 from core to electives
    •    Move EXSC 440 from electives to core
    •    Create EXSC 499 (Bachelor’s Essay)
  • Public Health: Change Major
    •    Add URST 320 to required courses
    •    Allow MATH 105 to count towards math requirements
  • Arts Management: Change Program; New Course; Change Courses
    •    Change title and description of ARTM 350
    •    Create ARTM 370 and add to major
    •    Increase hours required for major (from 42 to 45)
    •    Change prerequisites for ARTM 240
    •    Change prerequisites for ARTM 420

New Programs

  • Physics: New Concentration; New Course
    •    Create new concentration in computational neuroscience (CBIO)
    •    Create new course (PHYS 394) and add to concentration
  • International Business: Delete Minor; Create New Minor
    •    Delete (unworkable) LAIB minor
    •    Create new Global Trade (GLTR) minor

Committee on Graduate Education

  • MA in Communication 
    New Course Proposals
            COMM 520: Communication Campaigns
            COMM 530: Race, Gender, Class and Media
            COMM 540: Uses and Effects of Media
            COMM 690: Communication Pedagogy
    Course Change Proposals
            COMM 584: Ethics in Communication (Title Change from Contemporary Problems in Communication Ethics)   
    Course Deletion Proposals
            COMM 507, COMM 521, COMM 524, COMM 525, COMM 535, COMM 538, COMM 549,
            COMM 594, COMM 698
    Program Change Proposals
            Deletion of courses from requirements (COMM 521 or COMM 580)
            Addition of courses to requirements (add COMM 680 as core course choice)
            Prerequisite Clean-Up
  • MS in Computer and Information Sciences
    New Course Proposal
            CSIS 641: Advanced Cybersecurity
    Program Change Proposals
            Deletion of courses from electives (Citadel Courses: PMGT 651, PMGT 652, PMGT 653)
            Addition of specialization in Cyberspace (CSIS 614, CSIS 631, CSIS 632, CSIS 641)
  • MS in Mathematics 
    New Course Proposals
            MATH 540: Statistical Learning I 
            MATH 541: Statistical Learning II
    Approval to Cross-list
            MATH 540 to be cross-listed with MATH 440
            MATH 541 to be cross-listed with MATH 441
  • MAT in Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education and MED in Languages 
    Approval to Cross-list
            EDFS 687: Introduction to Educational Technology to be cross-listed with EDFS 326
    MAT in Special Education – Change Course Requirements - Prerequisite Clean-up

Committee on General Education

letter from Provost Hynd

For Humanities General Education Requirements:




March 12

Agenda | Highlights | Minutes

Faculty Curriculum Committee

Course Proposals

Program Changes

  • American Studies: Delete minor (owing to lack of enrollment)
  • Teacher Education: Delete foreign-language education minor (replaced by major)
  • Latin American & Caribbean Studies: Change of Major and Minor
    •    Remove SPAN 326, SPAN 327, SPAN 329
    •    Add SPAN 333
  • Linguistics: Change of Minor
    •    Add COMM 215 and CSCI 470
  • Geography: Change of Minor
    •    Add POLI 333 and POLI 306
  • Religious Studies: New Courses; Change of Major
    •    Create new courses: RELS 223, RELS 365, and RELS 451
    •    Add to major
  • Theatre: Deactivate course; Change Course; Change of Major, Concentrations, and Minor 
    •    Deactivate THTR 180 and remove from major, minor, and concentrations
    •    Change title of THTR 381
    •    Add THTR 200, THTR 201, and THTR 202 to Performance concentration
    •    Remove THTR 382 from Theatre major
    •    Add THTR 230 to Theatre major
    •    Add ARTH 104 to Costume Design and Scenic/Lighting Design concentrations
    •    Add THTR 270 to Lighting Technology concentration
    •    Add THTR 318 and THTR 345 to Costume Design concentration
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management: New Course; Change Major, Minor, and Concentration
    •    Create new course: HTMT 355
    •    Add to major, minor, and concentration
  • English: CreateModify, and Deactivate Courses; Change of Major, Minor, and Concentration
    •    Deactivate the following ENGL courses: 222, 240, 301, 307, 308, 311, 338, 348, 354, 355, 401
    •    Modify the following ENGL courses: 207, 220, 302, 306, 314, 317, 319, 320, 321, 326, 339, 347, 349, 357, 377, 378, 399, 402, 403
    •    Create two new ENGL courses: ENGL 367 and ENGL 368
    •    Change major, minor, and Creative Writing concentration accordingly
  • Dance: Create New Courses; Change Courses; Change Major and Concentration
    •    Change Performance/Choreography concentration to 18 hours
    •    Create new courses: DANC 289, DANC 290, DANC 399, DANC 450, DANC 489, DANC 499
    •    Add new courses to major and performance/choreography concentration
    •    Prerequisite Cleanup
  • International Studies: Create New Course; Change Course; Change Major and Concentrations: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
    •    Create new course (INTL 350) and add to the following concentrations: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
    •    Change credit hours for INTL 401 from 1-4 to 1-6
    •    Asia concentration: Add LTAR 250, 350, 450; LTJP 450 
    •    Europe concentration: Delete SPAN 322, 323, 329; ENGL 203, 301, 307, 308, 311
    •    Europe concentration: Add SPAN 313, 418; LTIT 450; LTRS 110, 120; RUSS 331
    •    Comparative Literature concentration:  Delete ENGL 203, 301, 302, 304, 306, 307, 308, 341, 342, 343, 346, 349, 350, 351, 354, 355, 356, 359, 311, 338; LTGR 150, 450; LATN 321, 322; SPAN 453
    •    Comparative Literature concentration: Add ENGL 226, 319; LTRS 110, 120, 220; LTIT 450; LTAR 220, 450
    •    Latin American and the Caribbean concentration: Delete SPAN 326, 327, 329
    •    Latin American and the Caribbean concentration: Add SPAN 333
    •    Revise language requirement for INTL Asia, Europe, and Latin America and the Caribbean concentrations

Committee on Graduate Education

Compensation Committee




February 12

Minutes




February 5

Agenda | Highlights | Minutes

Faculty Curriculum Committee

Course Proposals

Program Changes 

Committee on Graduate Education




January 15

Agenda | Highlights | Minutes

Faculty Welfare Committee

Faculty Committee on Educational Technology




December 4

Agenda | Highlights | Minutes

Colonial Athletic Association

Distance and Online Education Task Force

Curriculum Committee

  • Teacher Education: Cross-list EDFS 428 and EDFS 741(*This item has been removed because the Committee is not yet prepared to bring it to the Senate.)
  • Psychology, Neuroscience: Deactivate PSYC 317, PSYC 336, and PSYC 396 (and remove from list of possible electives)

Committee on Graduate Education

  • Proposals to Change a Graduate Course: MS in Computer and Information Sciences – 
     •    CSIS 612  Advanced Computer Architecture – Prerequisite Change and Description Edit
    •    CSIS 614  Advanced Operating Systems – Prerequisite Change
    •    CSIS 618  Programming Languages – Title Change and Description Edit
    •    CSIS 632  Data Communications and Networking – Description Edit
    •    CSIS 638  Advanced Topics in Database Systems – Description Edit
    •    CSIS 657  Embedded Systems Design – Prerequisite Change
    •    CSIS 674  Introduction to Computer Graphics – Description Edit



November 13

Agenda | Highlights | Minutes

Curriculum Committee

  • Chemistry and Biochemistry: New Course Proposals: CHEM 110, Calculations in Chemistry; CHEM 183, Introductory Special Topics in Chemistry and Biochemistry; CHEM 283, Intermediate Special Topics in Chemistry & Biochemistry; CHEM 353, Chemical Biology; CHEM 355, Research Methods in Biochemistry; CHEM 356, Biochemical Basis of Disease
    Change Course Proposals: CHEM 583, Advanced Special Topics in Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Public Health: New Course Proposals: PBHL 215, Introduction to Public Health (cross-listing of HEAL 215); PBHL 230, Global Health (cross-listing of HEAL 230); PBHL 350, Epidemiology (cross-listing of HEAL 350); PBHL 336 (cross-listing of HEAL 336); PBHL 405, Independent Study in Public Health; PBHL 495, Internship in Public Health
  • Studio Art: Change of Major Proposal: BA, Studio Art (ARTS)
    •    Add New Course: ARTS 418, Senior Thesis Exhibition
    •    Deactivate Existing Course: ARTS 118, Issues and Images in Contemporary Art
    •    Change Course: ARTS 215, Photography I
    Change of Minor Proposal 
    •    Deactivate Existing Course: ARTS 118
    •    Change Course: ARTS 215, Photography I
  • Hispanic Studies: Change of Major Proposal: Spanish (SPAN)
    •    Add Course: SPAN 333, “Topics in Hispanic Cultures”
    •    Deactivate Existing Courses: SPAN 322, Civilization and Culture of Spain I; SPAN 323, Civilization and Culture of Spain II; SPAN 326, Latin American Civilization and Culture I; SPAN 327, Latin American Civilization and Culture II; SPAN 329, Current Issues in Spain or the Spanish-Speaking World
    Change of Minor: Business Language in Spanish (BLSP)
    •    Add Course: SPAN 333, “Topics in Hispanic Cultures”
    •    Deactivate Existing Courses: SPAN 322, Civilization and Culture of Spain I; SPAN 323, Civilization and Culture of Spain II; SPAN 326, Latin American Civilization and Culture I; SPAN 327, Latin American Civilization and Culture II; SPAN 329, Current Issues in Spain or the Spanish-Speaking World
    Change of Minor: Spanish (SPAN)
    •    Add Course: SPAN 333, “Topics in Hispanic Cultures”
    •    Deactivate Existing Courses: SPAN 322, Civilization and Culture of Spain I; SPAN 323, Civilization and Culture of Spain II; SPAN 326, Latin American Civilization and Culture I; SPAN 327, Latin American Civilization and Culture II; SPAN 329, Current Issues in Spain or the Spanish-Speaking World
  • African American Studies: New Major: BA, African American Studies (AAST)
    New Course Proposals:
    •    AAST 250: Readings in African American Social Science Research
    •    AAST 319: Contemporary Constructions of Black Womanhood
    •    AAST 401: Capstone in African American Studies

Committee on Graduate Education




October 2

Agenda | Highlights | Minutes

Curriculum Committee

Commitee on Graduate Education

Resolution Regarding Chic-Fil-A (actual resolution found in agenda)


September 11

Agenda | Highlights | Minutes