April 2017 UGC Agenda

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

I. Call to Order

II. Announcements/Discussion

  • MASON READS- Rick Gray, (on behalf of Emilie Dubert, co-chair of Mason Reads) will be discussing the program and its potential tie-ins with Undergrad Council in the future.
  • GUEST SPEAKER-Dr. Robert Matz-CHSS will be discussing the complementarity of majors and minors.
  • COURSELEAF – Priyanka Champaneri will give an overview – CourseLeaf Handout
  • UGC HOUSEKEEPING– Dr. Usher would like to hold a general discussion as to how upcoming proposals will be handled and which proposals require actions vs announcements.
  • HIGH IMPACT COURSES – Dr. Usher will lead a discussion regarding high impact courses (internships, research, experiential type courses), and how they vary across the disciplines

IIINew Business

PROPOSAL FROM INTO MASON
Contact Person: Ms. Nicole J. Harris-Sealey, Academic Director, 3-3378, nsealey@gmu.edu

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • AE 022 Level 2-3 Special Topics
  • AE 032 Level 3-4 Special Topics
  • AE 042 Level 4-5 Special Topics
  • AE 052 Level 5-6 Special Topics
  • AE 062 Level 6-7 Special Topics
  • AE 072 Level 6-7-8 Special Topics
  • EAP 100 Special Topics in English for Academic Purposes

Modified Programs (DISCUSSION):


PROPOSALS FROM THE CENTER OF ACADEMIC ADVISING, RETENTION AND TRANSITIONS
Contact Person: Jacquelyn L. Nash, Associate Director for UNIV Courses and Programs
3-3223, jhilldru@gmu.edu

No Proposals Submitted


PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Contact Person: Ellen Rodgers, Associate Dean, Student and Academic Affairs
3-2034 erodger1@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • TOUR 320Hospitality Tourism and Event Management Information
  • TOUR 412 Hospitality Tourism and Event Marketing and Sales

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Contact Person: Cathy Tompkins, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies,
3-2838, ctompkin@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEM):

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Contact Person: Vita Vock, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
3-1060 vvock@gmu.edu

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSALS FROM THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE
Contact Person: Dr. Donna Fox, Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Special Programs,  3-8797, dfox1@gmu.edu

New Courses (ACTION ITEMS):

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSAL FROM THE HONORS COLLEGE
Contact Person: Ms. Heather Anderson, Director of Academic Affairs and Advising, 3-1108, handers4@gmu.edu

PROPOSALS FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PROVOST
Contact Person: Marcy Glover, Manager, Undergraduate Academic Affairs and Programs, Office of the Provost
3-8729 Email: mglover2@gmu.edu

No Proposals Submitted


PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHAR SCHOOL OF POLICY AND GOVERNMENT
Contact Person: Ann Ludwick, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs
3-1415, aludwick@gmu.edu 

Inactivated Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):

  • GOVT 359 Computers in Public Management
  • GOVT 421 Contemporary Political Ideologies
  • GOVT 443 Law and Ethics of War
  • GOVT 470 Faith and Reasoning in the Making of the Modern Man
  • GOVT 471 Millennialism and Philosophies of History in Western Culture
  • GOVT 472 Christianity, Secularism and Democracy

Modified Programs (ANNOUNCEMENT):

PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Contact Person: Patrick Soleymani, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
3-5137, psoleyma@gmu.edu

Modified Courses (ANNOUNCEMENT):


PROPOSALS FROM THE SCHOOL OF CONFLICT ANALYSIS AND RESOLUTION
Contact Person: Mara Schoeny, Associate Professor, Director, Undergraduate Program
3-9191 mschoeny@gmu.edu

No Proposals Submitted


PROPOSALS FROM THE VOLGENAU SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Contact Person: Pelin Kurtay, Associate Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
3-7606 paksoy@gmu.edu

No Proposals Submitted

IV.  Adjournment

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