February 28, 2018

University Graduate Council


Time: 2:00 pm
Location: SU-80 Room 206

1) Call to order, sign in and introductions
2) Brief announcements and discussions
3) Review and approval of minutes of the January 24, 2018 meeting
4) Review curriculum items approved at last GPC meeting on February 21, 2018

                            Agenda items for February 28, 2018

Document Type Title College (Department) Credit Action
Reviewers by College: CDSI, Nursing
New Course CST7912- Research Design in Social Science


3 A
Program Change Graduate Certificate in Environmental Studies A&L N/A  A
Program Change PhD in Comparative Studies (1) A&L N/A  A
Program Change PhD in Comparative Studies (2) A&L N/A  A
 Reviewers by College: Nursing, Science
Program Change Doctorate of Medicine Medicine N/A AC (changes made)
 Reviewers by College: Medicine, Business
New Course EVS6916- Directed Independent Research in Environmental Science Science 0-3 A
New Course EVS6917- Fundamentals of Environmental Research Science 1 A
New Course OCE6908- Marine Science and Oceanography Directed Independent Research Science 1-3 A
New Course OCE6972- Marine Science and Oceanography Master’s Research Science 1-6  A
Program Change Environmental Science Science N/A A
Program Change MS Marine Science and Oceanography (2) Science N/A AC (changes made)
Reviewers by College: A&L, CDSI
Course Change PET5077- Aging, Decision Making & Mobility


N/A AC (changes made)
Course Change PET4263- Obesity: Biological, Psychological, and Cultural Factors  Education N/A AC (changes made)
Course Change HSC4104- Stress Management  Education N/A  AC (changes made)
Course Change  HSC4143- Substance Abuse Education N/A  AC (changes made)
Course Change HSC4581- Health Promotion  Education N/A  AC (changes made)

Other Items to Discuss

Document Type Title  Department Action
Policy Proposal Graduate International Admission Policy on 3+1 year or 3+2 year Degree Academic Affairs/Office of the Provost A

A: Approved, AC: Approved with changes, T: Tabled