February Agenda

Thursday, February 16, 2023

2:00 p.m.

MAIN 523 or Microsoft Teams

  1. Minutes for the January 19, 2023 Graduate Council meeting will stand approved if no corrections are received. (Before the meeting, please review the Graduate Council Minutes).
  2. Announcements
  3. Dean’s Report
  4. New Business, Program Changes, Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences
  5. Proposal to add Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences: Human Nutrition (AFLSPH-HMNT) concentration
  6. New Business, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
    1. Proposal to modify Master of Art in Art History of the Americas (AHAAMA) by changing application deadline from January 15 to February 15
    2. Proposal to modify Doctor of Philosophy in Geoscience by changing course hours to credit hours, clarifying required courses, and eliminating requirement to present a departmental colloquium
    3. Proposal to modify the Master of Social Work in Social Work (SCWKMS) by clarifying method for changing program and dismissal from program
  7. New Business, Program Changes, College of Education and Health Professionals
    1. Proposal to modify the Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision (CNEDPH) by clarifying the language regarding taking a clinical course more than twice
    2. Proposal to modify the Master of Science in Counseling (CNSLMS) by stating that if a student does not make a “B” or better in any clinical course they will be dismissed from program
    3. Proposal to modify Master of Public Health in Public Health (PBHLMPH) by removing the GRE as an admission requirement
    4. Proposal to modify Master of Education in Physical Education (PHEDME) by eliminating a course (PHED 5243) to reduce the total credits required from 33 to 30
  8. New Business, Program Changes, Graduate School and International Education
    1. Proposal to modify English proficiency requirement for graduate admissions to clarify allowable tests (ex. Duolingo, WASSCE, GSCE, etc. by approval from Dean’s office), update information to include new intensive English language course sequence
    2. Proposal to create Master of Science in Environmental Resiliency (ENREMS). Proposed changes, additions, and deletions to programs may be viewed on the Registrar's site or in Attachment A.
  9. Old Business: Annual Course Review (2022) for 4-5 Yrs to Inactivate-Delete list (Attachment B)
  10. Proposed course additions and changes (Attachment C)
  11. Graduate faculty recommendations for faculty: A preliminary list of faculty is attached (Attachment D). A complete list will be distributed at the meeting.
  12. Information only: Annual Course Review (2022) for Inactive 3+ yrs to delete (Attachment E) and 6+ yrs to inactivate lists (Attachment F)
  13. Other Business