AGENDA

          General Faculty Meeting

Georgia Southwestern State University

 Student Success Center, Room 2417

 Friday, December 3, 2010 – 10:00 A.M.

 

1.         Call to Order by Ru Story-Huffman

2.         Approval of Minutes of April 30, 2010

3.         Remarks by the President

4.         Remarks from the VPAA/Dean of Faculty

5.         Reports by Committees:

Academic Affairs

Academic Grievances

Athletics

Business and Finance

Faculty Affairs

Graduate Affairs

Institutional Research

Institutional Review Board

Instructional Technology

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Student Affairs

University and Alumni Relations

 

6.         New Business

A.         Academic Proposals

(1)  College of Arts and Sciences

                         (a) Dramatic Arts

 

(1)  Substantive Change- Approved by the Faculty Senate

 

Proposal to change the name of the Department of Dramatic Arts to the Department of Theater, Communication, and Media Arts

 

         (b)  History and Political Science

 

(1)  Substantive Change- Program- Approved by the Faculty Senate

Global Studies Certificate Program

 

Proposed requirement: The addition of POLS 2401 to Global Core of Global Studies Certificate Program

           

(2)  Substantive change- Program- Approved by the Faculty Senate

BS in Political Science

 

Proposed requirement: For the addition of POLS 2401- Intro to Global Issues, to Area F.

 

(3)  Substantive change- Program- Approved by the Faculty Senate
Intro to Global Issues

 

Proposed requirement: Addition of the new course POLS 2401 Intro to Global Issues to Area B.

 

                            (c) Psychology and Sociology

 

                (1)  Substantive Change- Program- Approved by the Faculty Senate

  BS in Psychology

 

Present requirement: A minor or certificate is required for graduation.

 

Proposed requirement: A minor, certificate program, second major, or previously earned bachelor’s degree in another field is required for graduation.

Curriculum Sheet for BS in Psychology

 

      (2)  Substantive Change – Program - Approved by the Faculty Senate

   BA in Psychology

 

                                                    Present requirement: A minor or certificate is required for 

             graduation.

 

Proposed requirement: A minor, certificate program, second major, or previously earned bachelor’s degree in another field is required for graduation.

Curriculum Sheet for BA in Psychology

 

(3)  Substantive change- Program- Approved by the Faculty Senate

           Criminal Justice Certificate Program

 

          Proposed requirement: to change curriculum requirements for current

          certificate.

          Curriculum Sheet for Criminal Justice Certificate Program

 

 

(2)  School of Computing and Mathematics

 

(a)  Department of Mathematics

 

(1)  Substantive Change- Program- Approved by the Faculty Senate

Math 1101-Math Modeling

                                       Proposed requirement: Addition to Core Area A.

 

 

 

 

        B.  Proposed Changes to Faculty Handbook Concerning Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

 

        C.  Revisions to experiential learning section of the GSW Bulletin

 

D.  Proposal to Deactivate the Certificate Program in Latin American Studies

 

F.  Proposal for changes to the Student Affairs Committee description in the University Statues
Current Description        Proposed Description

 

G. Proposal to replace the Committee on Institutional Research with the Institutional effectiveness Committee

 

 

 

7. Announcements

 

8. Adjourn