March 1, 2018

AGLS Undergraduate Programs Council

March 1, 2018

AGENDA

 I. Approval of the Minutes

a. February meeting cancelled due to lack of agenda items.

II. UPC Report, Bob Knight

III. UCC Report, Bob Knight

IV. Associate Dean for Academic Operations, Kim Dooley

a. Approval of non-traditional courses in CARS (Study Abroad)

V. Unfinished Business N/A

VI. Request for New Course        https://nextcatalog.tamu.edu/courseadmin/

a. HORT 424 : Horticulture as a Medium for Creative Expression

VII. Request for Course Change   https://nextcatalog.tamu.edu/courseadmin/

  1. WFSC 444: Aquaculture I: Principles and Practices
  2. WFSC 314 : Down River: Biology of Gulf Coastal Fishes
  3. AGCJ 308: Agricultural Photography
  4. SCSC 421 : International Agricultural Research Centers – Mexico
  5. ANSC 415 : Brazil: Comparative Ruminant Production

VIII. Request for New Minor or Change in Minor    https://nextcatalog.tamu.edu/courseadmin/ N/A

IX. Request for Program Change in Course or Minor https://nextcatalog.tamu.edu/courseadmin/ N/A

X. Change in Program/Certificates     https://nextcatalog.tamu.edu/programadmin/ N/A

XI. New Business N/A

XII. Old Business N/A

UPC Dates for 2018-19 Academic Year (Thursday before the first Friday)

All meetings will take place at 3:30 p.m. in 126 Kleberg unless otherwise noted.

April 5, 2018             May 3, 2018             May 31, 2018          July 5, 2018

 


AGLS Undergraduate Programs Council

March 1, 2018

MINUTES

Attendees: MCJal (?),Amy Connolly, Kim Dooley, Dawn Kerstetter (minutes), Robert Knight, Jenna Kurten, Faegen Lee, Wes Osburn, Susan Scott, Rebecca Hapes, Sam Murdock

  1. Approval of the Minutes
    1. February meeting cancelled due to lack of agenda items.
  2. UPC Report, Bob Knight
    1. Standard Operating Procedures 
    2. Dr. Reed, GPC Chair shared their Standard Operating Procedure manual and Dr. Knight is modifying that for UPC approval. Will need to be on agenda in the next month, or so.
  3. UCC Report, Bob Knight
  4. There was an e-vote March 2. 
  5. Associate Dean for Academic Operations, Kim Dooley
    1. Approval of non-traditional courses in CARS (Study Abroad)
    2. Dr. Dooley has contacted departments who did not have their non-traditional study abroad courses in CARS.
    3. For any possible online courses enter into CARS to get approval early. This includes certificates (non-traditional format).
    4. The Principles of Accreditation (handout)-Jenna Kurten/Kim Dooley
    5. SACSCOC Principles of Accreditation– process by which Texas A&M illustrates compliance with these principles. Encouraged the committee to develop a policy consistent with the SACS requirement that faculty maintain responsibility for the content, quality, and effectiveness of academic curriculum. 
  6. Associate Dean of Student Development, Chris Skaggs N/A
  7. Unfinished Business N/A
  8. Request for New Course        https://nextcatalog.tamu.edu/courseadmin/
    1. HORT 424 : Horticulture as a Medium for Creative Expression APPROVED
  9. Request for Course Change   https://nextcatalog.tamu.edu/courseadmin/
    1. WFSC 444: Aquaculture I: Principles and Practices-APPROVED
    2. WFSC 314 : Down River: Biology of Gulf Coastal Fishes APPROVED
    3. AGCJ 308: Agricultural Photography APPROVED
    4. SCSC 421 : International Agricultural Research Centers – Mexico APPROVED
    5. ANSC 415 : Brazil: Comparative Ruminant Production APPROVED
  10. Request for New Minor or Change in Minor    https://nextcatalog.tamu.edu/courseadmin/ N/A
  11. Request for Program Change in Course or Minor https://nextcatalog.tamu.edu/courseadmin/ N/A
  12. Change in Program/Certificates     https://nextcatalog.tamu.edu/programadmin/ N/A
  13. New Business N/A
  14. Old Business N/A

UPC Dates for 2018-19 Academic Year (Thursday before the first Friday)

All meetings will take place at 3:30 p.m. in 126 Kleberg unless otherwise noted.

April 5, 2018             May 3, 2018             May 31, 2018

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