Graduate Studies


Graduate Council Agenda - April 20, 2015

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.
Horrabin Hall, Room 60/Quad Cities Complex 2108

College of Arts & Sciences: P.K. Babu, Virginia Diehl
College of Business & Technology: James McQuillan (Vice Chair), Shane Sanders
College of Education & Human Services: Katharine Pawelko (Chair), Melissa Stinnett
College of Fine Arts & Communication: Josh Averbeck, Tammie Walker

Ex-officio: Nancy Parsons

I. STUDENT APPEAL

A.Educational Studies

1. Request for a late withdrawal

II. ANNOUNCEMENTS

A. Introduction of new Graduate Council members for 2015-2016

B. Election of Chair and Vice Chair for 2015-2016

C. Graduate Council Meeting Dates for 2015-2016

D. Academic Integrity Incident Reports Filed in the School of Graduate Studies, March 2015 (0)

E. Requests to serve as a reader on exit option committee, March 2015 (0)

F, Graduate Program Assessment

III. GRADUATE CURRICULUM

A. Art      

1. Request for a 400-G Level Course

a. ARTE 411G, Art & Institutions, 3 s.h.

b. ARTH 488G, Pre-Modern Visual Culture, 3 s.h.

c. ARTS 495G, Professional Practices in the Arts, 3 s.h.

B. Counselor Education

1. Request for a New Graduate (500 or 600-Level) Course

a. CN 598, Internship II, 3 s.h.

2. Request to Change Graduate Program Requirements

C. Educational Studies

1. Request to Increase Credit Hours

a. EIS 535, Adolescent Psychology for Educators, 2 s.h. to 3 s.h.

b. EIS 536, Seminar in Cognition, 2 s.h. to 3 s.h.

c. EIS 540, Motivating Students to Learn, 2 s.h. to 3 s.h.

d. EIS 585, Seminar in Social Foundations, 2 s.h. to 3 s.h.

2. Request to Change Graduate Program Requirements

a. Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies

D. History

1. Request for a 400-G Level Course

a. HIST 421G, Seminar in Global Environmental History, 3 s.h.

E. Instructional Design and Technology

1. Request for a 400-G Level Course                                 

a. IDT 406G, Advanced Topics in Photography, 3 s.h.

b. IDT 408G, Large Format Photography, 3 s.h.

F. Sociology and Anthropology

1. Request for a 400-G Level Course

a. ANTH 405G, Forensic Anthropology, 3 s.h.

b. ANTH 420G, Cultural Feast: The Anthropology of Food, 3 s.h.

c. ANTH 425G, Culture and Catastrophe: the Anthropology of Disaster, 3 s.h.

2. Request to Change Graduate Program Requirements

3. Request for Integrated Baccalaureate and Master’s Degree Program

a. B.A. in Anthropology/M.A. in Museum Studies

G. Theatre and Dance

1. Request to Increase Credit Hours

a. THEA 534, Graduate Technical Theatre Practicum, 2-4, repeatable to 9 to 1-4, repeatable to 18

b. THEA 547, Advance Movement I, 2 s.h. to 3 s.h.

c. THEA 548, Advanced Movement II, 1 s.h. to 3 s.h.

d. THEA 568, Advance Voice Technique IV, 2 s.h. to 3 s.h.

2. Request to Change Graduate Program Requirements

IV. GRADUATE FACULTY – FULL MEMBERSHIP

A. Saisudha B. Mallur, Assistant Professor, Physics

V. OLD BUSINESS

B. Grade Point Average Requirements Sub-Committee

VI. NEW BUSINESS

C. Faculty Initiative Request for the School of Graduate Studies: The School of Graduate Studies Professional Development Program

VII. OTHER BUSINESS