Graduate Studies


Graduate Council Agenda - April 26, 2021

Note: Graduate Council Meeting Minutes will be posted on the
Graduate Studies website within five (5) business days of the meeting.

3:00 – 5:00 p.m., Virtual

College of Arts & Sciences: Jonathan Hammersley, Tim Roberts
College of Business & Technology: Shankar Ghimire, Jim McQuillan (Vice Chair)
College of Education & Human Services: Christine Anderson, Andrea Hyde
College of Fine Arts & Communication: Carolyn Blackinton, Brian Locke (Chair)

Ex-officio: Mark Mossman

 

I. STUDENT APPEALS

A. Request to hold an assistantship as a probationary student

1. Community and Economic Development
2. Educational Leadership

B. Request for a late withdrawal

1. Physics


II. GRADUATE FACULTY – FULL MEMBERSHIP

A. Adee Athiyaman, Professor, Institute for Rural Affairs

B. Jeffrey Hancks, Professor, Counselor Education and College Student Personnel

C. Hongbok Lee, Professor, Accounting, Finance, Economics & Decision Sciences

D. Soon Suk Yoon, Professor, Accounting, Finance, Economics & Decision Sciences

E. Rong Zheng, Assistant Professor, Accounting, Finance, Economics & Decision Sciences


III. ANNOUNCEMENTS

A. Introduction of new Graduate Council members for 2021-2022

College of Business and Technology – Dr. Hoyet Hemphill, Engineering Technology

College of Fine Arts and Communication – Mr. Steven House, Theatre and Dance

B. Election of Chair and Vice Chair for 2021-2022

C. Graduate Council meeting dates for 2021-2022

D. Academic integrity incident reports filed in the School of Graduate Studies, March 2021 (0)


IV. GRADUATE CURRICULUM

A. Accounting, Finance, Economics and Decision Sciences

1. Request for a 400-G level course

a. ACCT/FIN 453, Estate Planning and Taxation, 3 s.h.

b. ACCT 455, Advanced Management Accounting, 3 s.h.

c. ACCT 456, CMA Preparation, 0 s.h.

d. ACCT 470, Tax II, 3 s.h.

e. ACCT 472, EA Preparation, 0 s.h.

f. FIN 452, Commercial Property and Liability Insurance, 3 s.h.

g. FIN 471, Investment Security Analysis, 3 s.h.

2. Request for a new graduate (500 or 600-level) course

a. ACCT 500, CPA Overview & Preparation, 0 s.h.

3. Request to change graduate program requirements

a. Master of Accountancy

b. Master of Science in Applied Statistics and Decision Analytics

3. Request to change post-baccalaureate certificate program requirements

a. Business Analytics Post-Baccalaureate Certificate


B. Computer Sciences

1. Request for a 400-G level course

a. CS 481, Database Programming, 3 s.h.


C. Education

1. Request to change graduate program requirements

a. Master of Arts in Teaching: Alternative Teacher Licensure


D. Earth, Atmospheric, and GIS

1. Request to change post-baccalaureate certificate program requirements

a. Community Development and Planning Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

b. GIS Analysis Post-Baccalaureate Certificate


E. Sociology and Anthropology

1. Request to increase credit hours

a. SOC 699, Non-Thesis Paper, 0 s.h. to 3 s.h.

2. Request to change graduate program requirements

a. Master of Arts in SociologyTheatre and Dance


F. Theatre and Dance

1. Request for a new graduate (500 or 600-level) course

a. THEA 520, Advance Stagecraft, 3 s.h.

b. THEA 521, Automation, 3 s.h.

c. THEA 522, Metal Working, 3 s.h.

d. THEA 523, Introduction to Entertainment Rigging, 3 s.h.

e. THEA 554, Graduate Technical Direction, 3 s.h.

2. Request to change graduate program requirements

a. Master of Fine Arts in Theatre – Technical Direction concentration


V. NEW BUSINESS

A. Graduate Student Cost Guarantee Resolution draft


VI. OTHER BUSINESS