The University of Texas at Arlington

Undergraduate Assembly

Minutes

 

The Undergraduate Assembly met in regular session on Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at 2:15 p.m. in the UC Rio Grande B. President James D. Spaniolo presided.

 

Attendance.

Member

Present

Excused

Absent

Alternate

James Spaniolo

 

 

 

Dana Dunn

 

 

 

Michael Moore

 

 

 

Evan Anders

 

 

 

Susan Beckham

 

 

 

Karen Bullis

 

 

 

Bill Carroll

 

 

 

Jinny Choi

 

 

 

Tom Christie

 

 

 

Theresa Daniels

 

 

 

William Dillon

 

 

 

Donald Gatze

 

 

 

James Epperson

 

 

 

Perry Fuchs

 

 

 

Michael George

 

 

 

Jeanne Gerlach

 

 

 

Susan Grove

 

 

 

Andy Hansz

 

 

 

D. L. Hawkins

 

 

 

Jay Henry

 

 

 

Santos Hernandez

 

 

 

Melinda Hiemenz

 

 

 

Dan Himarios

 

 

 

Jeannine Hirtle

 

 

 

Karen Johannesson

 

 

 

Lon Johnston

 

 

 

Peter Lehmann

 

 

 

Dennis Marynick

 

 

Jimmy Rogers

Don McConnell

 

 

 

Robert McMahon

 

 

 

Jim Munch

 

 

 

Tabitha Padilla

 

 

 

Lynn Peterson

 

 

 

Jo Pinkerton

 

 

 

Elizabeth Poster

 

 

 

Syed R. Qasim

 

 

 

Steve Quevedo

 

 

 

Peggy Quinn

 

 

 

Dennis Reinhartz

 

 

 

Lana Rings

 

 

 

K. Jamie Rogers

 

 

 

Craig Slinkman

 

 

 

Neal Smatresk

 

 

 

Gina Thames

 

 

 

Patricia Turpin

 

 

 

Josh Warren

 

 

 

Tom Watts

 

 

 

Alisa White

 

 

 

Tom Wilding

 

 

 

Paul Witt

 

 

 

Beth Wright

 

 

 

Kai Yeung

 

 

 

Abu Yilla

 

 

 

 

Approval of Minutes. The minutes of the regular meeting on November 4, 2003, were approved as published.

 

Report of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. Committee Chair Kimberly Van Noort presented the following proposals, which were all approved by the Assembly.

 

REGISTRARS OFFICE

 

Change in catalog text (p.34) to reflect uniformity concerning repeating courses.

 

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

 

Changes in catalog text to reflect several courses that have been added and several courses that have been deleted in inventory.

 

ADD ARCH 3331   Sustainability

ARCH 4321   Structural systems in Buildings

 

CHANGE        ARCH 3337 Site Design

ARCH 4329    Computers and Design

ARCH 4346    Construction Drawings I

ARCH 4347    Construction Drawings II

ARCH 4348    Architectural Photography I

 

Interior Design

Change in catalog text to reflect addition of four new required courses.

 

ADD INTD 1302 Survey of Architectural Principles in the Interior Design Profession

INTD 3323 Lighting

INTD 3329    Computer-Aided Drawing in Interior Design

INTD 4393 Interior Design Internship

 

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

 

CHANGE        (changes in course prerequisities)

INSY 3301    Interactive Application Development

INSY 3305    Information Systems Analysis and Design

INSY 4302    Database Management

INSY 4305    Advanced Application

INSY 4306    Advanced Systems Design

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

 

Kinesiology

Change in catalog text to reflect changes in course inventory.

 

ADD KINE 1400   Introduction to Exercise Science

 

DELETE          KINE 1124   Biophysical Principles of Human Movement Laboratory

KINE 1314   Biophysical Principles of Human Movement

 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

 

Change Admissions portion of the Undergraduate Catalog (p.15) to be consistent with Engineerings policies regarding major and pre-major designations.

 

Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Clarification of text Transfer Students and Transfer Credit (p.118) to reflect compliance with the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

 

Change Advising section (p.118) to reinforce importance of advising and completing proper prerequisites for courses.

 

CHANGE      CE 1104        Introduction to Engineering

          CE 1105        Introduction to Civil Engineering

          CE 4383     Senior Project

 

Electrical Engineering

 

CHANGE     EE 1105         Introduction to Electrical Engineering

         EE 3341      Digital Circuits Design

 

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

 

CHANGE     IE 4308       Quality Systems

         IE 4318          Enterprise Design

         IE 4322          Enterprise Simulation

         IE 4339       Product Development Producibility and Reliability

         IE 4343          Facilities Planning and Design

         IE 4350          Industrial Engineering Capstone Design

 

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

ADD          MAE 3181     Materials and Structures Lab

          MAE 3182     Aerodynamics and Fluids Lab

          MAE 3302     Aerodynamics of Incompressible Flows

          MAE 3315     Aerospace Structural Statics

 

DELETE       MAE 3402     Aerodynamics of Incompressible Flows with Lab

                                                      (being taught as MAE 3302)

          MAE 3415     Aerospace Structural Statics with Lab

      (being taught as MAE 3315)

 

HONORS COLLEGE

 

Remove three references to Honors 3100 as requirement in catalog text.

 

CHANGE     HONR 1100  Honors Enrichment Series

 

DELETE       HONR 3100  Honors Enrichment Series

 

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

 

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Clarification of minor requirements.

 

CHANGE     CRCJ 4390    Internship in Criminal Justice

 

English

ADD          ENGL 3373   Technical Writing

 

CHANGE     (deleting labs from these courses)

                     ENGL 300     Reading Comprehension and Writing Instruction

         ENGL 301ESL Reading Comprehension and Writing Instruction

 

Linguistics and TESOL

 

Change in catalog text to indicate departmental status and authorized name change.

 

Military Science

 

Change in requirements of minor to become restricted only to students who will serve as officers in the US 

Army Officer Corps after graduation.

 

CHANGE     MILS 3443    National Advanced Leadership Camp

 

Modern Languages

 

Addition of catalog text to indicate approved dual-language degree.

 

Change in catalog text to clarify minor requirements.

 

ADD          FREN 3305French Culture and Civilization

          FREN 3310   Introduction to Literature

 

Music

 

ADD          MUSI 1106 Low Brass Class

          MUSI 1107    Woodwind Class II

 

CHANGE     MUSI 1103 High Brass Class

          MUSI 1104    Woodwind Class I

 

Philosophy and Humanities

 

Insertion of catalog text to codify current minor requirements.

 

Political Science

 

CHANGE     POLS 4101 Moot Court

 

SCHOOL OF NURSING

 

Correct web location regarding fees.

 

Change requirements under upper division courses.

 

Clarify transfer policy.

 

Remove Course Sequence Information.

 

Additional Admissions Requirements.

 

Add 12 Science hours to requirements for the BSN Program.

 

ADD          NURS 3150Nursing Learning Skills

         NURS 3303   Violence and Addictions

 

CHANGE     NURS 2365   Pharmacology in Nursing Practice

         NURS 2366   Pathophysiologic Processes

         NURS 4641   Perinatal Nursing

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

 

Change in catalog text to reflect a higher GPA requirement for major, and elimination of the pre-major 

designation.

 

Biology

 

Change to minor requirements and elimination of pre-biology major status. Raising GPA in College and 

Department to 2.25 GPA.

 

Chemistry

 

Raise minimum GPA to 2.25 and elimination of pre-chemistry major status.

 

Geology

 

CHANGE     GEOL 4334   Independent Study

 

Other Business. Josh Warren reported that the UT System Student Advisory Council is sponsoring

a unified service project with all the components of the UT System. Details are still being discussed but UTAs project 

will be on April 24th in the south parking lot from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Remarks of the President. The Academic Standards Committee of the assembly will be receiving a proposal 

on transfer admissions related to community college students. The proposal should be ready within the next 

two weeks.

 

Adjournment. The meeting adjourned at 2:45 p.m.

 

Michael K. Moore

Secretary