Graduate Studies Senate Committee

Memorial Hall

AGENDA: March 18, 2019

Location: Hullihen Hall 130 • Time: 2pm – 4pm

 

Old Business

  1. Proposal for new PHD in Epidemiology – Approved
  2. Curriculum changes for MA in Interaction Design – Tabled
  3. Changes to Statistics Certificate Program – Tabled
  4. New Non-thesis option in MS degree in Animal Science – Tabled
  • New PHD in Engineering and Public Policy – Sue McNeil – Tabled
  • Curriculum changes to Museum Studies Certificate – Tabled
  • New Business

    1. New Graduate Certificate in Community Engagement
    2. Proposals from Psychology
    3. Proposal for 4+1 BA/MPP
    4. Proposal for 4+1 options with MS in Data Science
    5. Proposal for Certificate in Minerals, Materials and Society – Approved
    6. Curriculum changes to the MS in Data Science
    7. Proposal for New PHD in Microbiology
    8. Proposal for new MS in Microbiology

    Permanent Status

    1. Permanent status for MED in Teacher Leadership
    2. Permanent Status for the MA in Speech-Language Pathology
    3. Permanent status for Ph.D. in Medical Sciences
    4. Request for Permanent Status of the MEPT program in Particle Technology
    5. Permanent Status for Bioinformatics Data Science
    6. Permanent Status for PHD in Nursing Science
    7. Permanent Status for PHD in Biomedical Engineering

    AGENDA: February 14, 2019

    Location: Hullihen Hall 130 • Time: 12pm – 2pm (Lunch will be provided)

     

    New Business

     

    New Business

    1. New PHD in Engineering and Public Policy – Sue McNeil – Tabled
    2. Proposal to change concentration name for Music Performance to Conducting – Approved
    3. Curriculum change Teaching Concentration in the Master of Music Program – Approved
    4. Concentration in Performance concentration in Music – Approved
    5. Curriculum changes to Museum Studies Certificate – Tabled
    6. Curriculum change in MS in Athletic Training – Approved
    7. New Graduate Certificate in Community Engagement

    For a Future Meeting

    1. Proposal for 4+1 BA/MPP
    2. Proposal for 4+1 options with MS in Data Science

    Permanent Status

    1. Permanent status for MED in Teacher Leadership
    2. Permanent Status for the MA in Speech-Language Pathology
    3. Permanent status for Ph.D. in Medical Sciences
    4. Request for Permanent Status of the MEPT program in Particle Technology
    5. Permanent Status for Bioinformatics Data Science
    6. Permanent Status for PHD in Nursing Science
    7. Permanent Status for PHD in Biomedical Engineering

    AGENDA: February 6, 2019

    Location: Hullihen Hall 105 • Time: 12pm – 2pm (Lunch will be provided)

     

    New Business

     

    New Business

    1. Proposal for name change for MBA concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies
    2. Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    3. Revision to 4+1 in Exceptional Children & Youth—Secondary Special Ed/
      Revision to 4+1 in Exceptional Children & Youth—Elementary Special Ed
    4. Revision to 4+1 Exceptional Children and Youth Severe Disabilities
    5. Proposal to disestablish the Entrepreneurship & Design MS
    6. Curriculum changes for MA in Interaction Design
    7. Change in name of Health Coaching Certificate
    8. Curriculum Course Change for PHD in Communication
    9. Name change for Foreign Languages & Pedagogy
    10. Curriculum changes for the MA in Criminology and the MA in Sociology
    11. Curriculum change for the MS in Statistics
    12. Changes to Statistics Certificate Program
    13. New PHD in Hospitality Business Analytics
    14. New Non-thesis Program in Applied Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
    15. New MS in Medical Laboratory Science
    16. New Non-thesis option in MS degree in Animal Science

    For a Future Meeting

    1. Proposal to change concentration name for Music Performance to Conducting
    2. Curriculum change Teaching Concentration in the Master of Music Program
    3. Curriculum changes to Museum Studies Certificate
    4. New PHD in Engineering and Public Policy
    5. Curriculum change in MS in Athletic Training
    6. Concentration in Performance concentration in Music
    7. Proposal for 4+1 BA/MPP
    8. Proposal for 4+1 options with MS in Data Science

    Permanent Status

    1. Permanent status for MED in Teacher Leadership
    2. Permanent Status for the MA in Speech-Language Pathology
    3. Permanent status for Ph.D. in Medical Sciences
    4. Request for Permanent Status of the MEPT program in Particle Technology
    5. Permanent Status for Bioinformatics Data Science
    6. Permanent Status for PHD in Nursing Science
    7. Permanent Status for PHD in Biomedical Engineering

    AGENDA: January 17, 2019

    Location: Hullihen Hall 130 • Time: 1pm – 3pm

     

    New Business

     

    New Business

    1. Proposal to change the name of the PHD in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology to PHD in Bioinformatics Data Science (Approved)
    2. Bioinformatics MS Program Concentration Changes to add Non-Thesis (Approved)
    3. Proposal for New MA degree in Strategic Communication (Approved)
    4. Proposal for MS in Robotics (Approved)
    5. New Ph.D in Educational Statistics and Research Methods (Approved)
    6. Curriculum changes for PHD in Education (Approved)
    7. Proposal for Master’s of Public Health (New degree)
    8. Proposal for new PHD in Epidemiology
    9. Proposal for name change for MBA concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies
    10. Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    11. Curriculum changes for the MA in Criminology and the MA in Sociology
    12. Revision to 4+1 in Exceptional Children & Youth—Secondary Special Ed
    13. Revision to 4+1 Exceptional Children and Youth Severe Disabilities
    14. Curriculum change for the MS in Statistics
    15. Changes to Statistics Certificate Program

    For a Future Meeting

    1. Permanent status for MED in Teacher Leadership
    2. Change in name of Health Coaching Certificate
    3. Curriculum Course Change for PHD in Communication
    4. New PHD in Hospitality Business Analytics
    5. New Non-thesis Program in Applied Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
    6. Proposal to change concentration name for Music Performance to Conducting
    7. Curriculum change Teaching Concentration in the Master of Music Program
    8. Curriculum changes to Museum Studies Certificate
    9. New MS in Medical Laboratory Science
    10. Curriculum changes for MA in Interaction Design
    11. Name change for Foreign Languages & Pedagogy
    12. Proposal to disestablish the Entrepreneurship & Design MS
    13. New PHD in Engineering and Public Policy
    14. Curriculum change in MS in Athletic Training
    15. Concentration in Performance concentration in Music
    16. Proposal for 4+1 BA/MPP
    17. Proposal for 4+1 options with MS in Data Science
    18. New Non-thesis option in MS degree in Animal Science

    Permanent Status

    1. Permanent Status for the MA in Speech-Language Pathology
    2. Permanent status for Ph.D. in Medical Sciences
    3. Request for Permanent Status of the MEPT program in Particle Technology
    4. Permanent Status for Bioinformatics Data Science
    5. Permanent Status for PHD in Nursing Science
    6. Permanent Status for PHD in Biomedical Engineering

    AGENDA: November 29, 2018

    Location: 130 Hullihen Hall • Time: 11am to 1 pm

     

    New Business

     

    1. Curriculum changes for Materials Science and Engineering MS and PHD Degrees (Approved)
    2. Permanent Status for the MA in Speech-Language Pathology
    3. Permanent status for MED in Teacher Leadership
    4. Permanent status for Ph.D. in Medical Sciences
    5. Change in name of Health Coaching Certificate
    6. Proposal for MS in Robotics
    7. Curriculum changes for the MA in Criminology and the MA in Sociology
    8. Proposal for New MA degree in Strategic Communication
    9. Request for Permanent Status of the MEPT program in Particle Technology
    10. Curriculum change for the MS in Statistics
    11. Curriculum Course Change for PHD in Communication
    12. Proposal for new PHD in Epidemiology
    13. Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics (Approved)
    14. Finance Graduate Certificate (Approved)
    15. Strategic Leadership Graduate Certificate (Approved)
    16. Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    17. Curriculum Change for Master of Accounting Practice
    18. New PHD in Hospitality Business Analytics
    19. Proposal to change the name of the PHD in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology to PHD in Bioinformatics Data Science
    20. Proposal for name change for MBA concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies
    21. Proposal to discontinue the MS in Entrepreneurship & Design

    AGENDA: September 26, 2018

    Location: 130 Hullihen Hall • Time: noon – 1:30 pm
    Lunch will be provided

     

    Old Business

     

    1. Faculty Handbook Changes (Distributed at last meeting)
    2. Mission Statement for the Graduate College (Distributed at last meeting)
    New Business

     

    1. Proposal for Non-thesis option in MS in Animal and Food Science (Approved)
    2. Permanent status for MS in Fashion and Apparel Studies (Approved)

    AGENDA: September 7, 2018

    Location: 130 Hullihen Hall • Time: 3:00 pm

     

    New Business

     

    1. Proposed Revision to Faculty Handbook
    2. Setting the meeting schedule

    AGENDA: April 6, 2018

    Location: 130 Hullihen Hall • Time: 10:00 am

     

    AGENDA: March 16, 2018

    Location: 130 Hullihen Hall • Time: 1:00 pm

     

    AGENDA: February 16, 2018

    Location: 105 Hullihen Hall • Time: 1:00 pm

     

    New Business

     

    1. Masters in Nursing – Health Systems Leadership
    2. Direct Entry Masters in Nursing
    3. Doctor of Nursing Practice
    4. Department of Human Development and Family Sciences
    5. MA in Educational Leadership as an option in the EdD program
    6. MS in Nutrition and Dietetics

    AGENDA: January 17, 2018

    Location: 001K Hullihen Hall • Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

     

    New Business

     

    1. 10:10 – New PhD in Communication and Curriculum changes to the MA – John Courtright to attend
    2. 10:45 – New MS in Teaching the Chinese Language – Professor Cristina Guardiola-Griffiths to attend
    3. 11:00 – The new concentration in Marketing Analytics in the MBA, the curriculum changes for the PhD Biological Sciences/MBA, and the Engineering dual degrees with the MBA – Jack Baroudi to attend
    Future Business

     

    AGENDA: December 6, 2017

    Location: 105 Hullihen Hall • Time: Noon – 2:00 pm

     

    Old Business

    None

    AGENDA: November 29, 2017

    Location: 130 Hullihen Hall • Time: Noon – 2:00 pm

     

    Old Business
    1. Approval of Meeting Minutes

    AGENDA: November 15, 2017

    Location: 011K Hullihen Hall • Time: Noon – 2:00 pm

    Old Business
    1. Approval of Meeting Minutes
    New Business
    1. Proposal for MS in Athletic Training
    2. MS in Exercise Clinical Physiology
    3. PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders
    4. Certificate in Molecular Diagnostics
    5. Name Change of Dept of Medical Lab Sciences to Dept of Biomedical Science
    6. Proposal for 4+1 in Applied Molecular Biology with Master of Medical Science
    7. Proposal for 4 +1 Bachelor of Medical Diagnostics with Master of Medical Science
    8. Proposal for 3+2 Sports Health Major
    9. Proposal for 4+1 for Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science with Master of Medical Sciences
    10. Exercise Science Concentrations

    AGENDA: March 29, 2017

    Location: 011K Hullihen Hall • Time: 10am – 1pm

    AGENDA: February 14, 2017

    Location: Hullihen Hall 130 • Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

    AGENDA: November 30, 2016

    Location: 011k Hullihen Hall • Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

    Old Business
    New Business

    New Business

    1. Changing the MEd in Reading to the MEd in Literacy
      (David Coker – 12:45pm)
    2. New M.A. for Leadership in Disability Services
      (Susan Hall – 1:15pm)
    3. New M.S. in Medical Science
      (Ester Biswas- 1:00pm)

    AGENDA: November 18, 2016

    Location: 011k Hullihen Hall • Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

    New Business
    1. Graduate School/College

     

    November 30, 2016 Meeting Item

    1. Changing the MEd in Reading to the MEd in Literacy
    2. New M.A. for Leadership in Disability Services
    Announcements
    1. PSPR for the PhD in Applied Physiology
    2. PSPR for Economic Education
    3. PSPR for PSM and MS in Bioinformatics
    4. Ad Hoc Committee on Toefl score minimum
    5. Ad Hoc Committee on Time-Off policy for graduate students on stipend/tuition contract

    AGENDA: October 19, 2016

    Location: 011k Hullihen Hall • Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

    Old Business
    1. DISA PSPR – Coordinating Committee
    2. PSPR review timing (Senate resolution if change is needed)
    New Business
    1. Defer PSPR PhD in Nursing Science
    2. PSPR in PhD in Economic Education
    3. Ad Hoc Committee for TOEFL minimum Scores
      • Grad is lower that UG

    AGENDA: April 15, 2016

    Location: 130 Hullihen • Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

    New Business
    1. Revision to the MS and PHD program in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
    2. Revisions to the MA and PHD in History
    3. Revisions to the Preliminary Examination for the PHD in Computer Science and Changes to the MS program in Computer Science
    4. Addition of Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation in the MA in Urban Affairs and Public Policy
    5. Revisions to the MSN degree
    6. Revision to Financial Services Analytics
    7. Report for the permanent status of the MS in Disaster Science and Management Program
    8. Report for the permanent status of the MS in Water Science and Policy
    9. BINF program policy changes

    AGENDA: March 18, 2016

    Location: 113 STAR Campus • Time: 10am – Noon

    Old Business
    1. Approval of February 19, 2016 Minutes

    AGENDA: February 19, 2016

    Location: The Speakeasy, 44 Kent Way • Time: 9 .am.

    Old Business
    1. Approval of January 19, 2016 Minutes
    New Business
    1. Revision to Graduate GIS Certificate Program
    2. Revision to the Certificate in Historic Preservation
    3. Revision to the MA in Urban Affairs
    4. Report for the permanent status of the MS in Water Science and Policy
    5. Report for the permanent status of the MS in Disaster Science and Management Program
    6. Add MS degree in Biomedical Engineering
    7. Changes in the PHD program in Computer Science

    AGENDA: January 19, 2016

    Location: 130 Hullihen Hall • Time: 10 .am. – 12 noon

    Old Business
    1. Approval of December 16, 2015 Minutes
      New Business
      1. Curriculum revision for the PSM in Biotechnology
      2. Curriculum changes in the MBA program
      3. Admission requirement revisions for the MA in Foreign Languages and Literatures
      4. Admission requirement revisions for the MA in Foreign Languages and Pedagogy
      5. Curriculum revisions for the MPA program
      6. New MA degree in Italian Studies
      7. Adding 4+1 to the MA in Italian Studies
      8. New MA degree in Interaction Design
      9. Curriculum changes to the Certificate in Historic Preservation
      10. Revisions to the MS in Fashion and Apparel Studies
      11. Revisions to the Chemistry and Biochemistry concentrations
      12. Changes in the MEd Leadership Program
      13. Curriculum revision to the MA in Childhood Foreign Language Education
      14. Changes in the PHD program in Computer Science

      AGENDA: December 16, 2015

      Location: 130 Hullihen Hall • Time: 9 .am. – 11 a.m.

      Old Business
      1. Approval of November 5, 2015 Minutes
      New Business
      1. Biomechanics & Movements Science—Curriculum changes in both the MS and PHD

      2. Exercise Science (MS) — Changes to the requirements for the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration

      3. Nursing Science (PHD) — Curriculum changes

      4. NEW degree—Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

      5. Review of the Academic Calendar 2017-1018

       

      Agenda item for January meeting (TBA)

      1. Curriculum changes in the MBA program

      AGENDA: November 5, 2015

      Location: 44 Kent Way, First Floor Conference Area • Time: 12 noon – 1:15 pm

      Old Business

      1. Approval of October 20, 2015 Minutes
      2. Chemistry and Biochemistry Course Requirement Change—Remains on hold as not yet cleared from A&S College

      AGENDA: October 20, 2015

      Location: 130 Hullihen Hall • Time: 12 noon

      New Business
      1. Melinda Duncan:
        Program Policy Document for the Biological Sciences Program
      2. 12:30 — Terry Campbell:
        Response to the Permanent Status Review of the MS Finance Program
      3. Name change for the HRIM department
      4. Chemistry and Biochemistry Course Requirement Change
      5. Addition of a Graduate Certificate Program for Cybersecurity
      6. Len Schwartz:
        Course requirements changes for the PHD in Mechanical Engineering
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