November 14, 2017 (Volume 46, Number 3)

SENATE CURRICULUM REPORT

TO: All Senators, Executive Vice President and Provost, Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses, Deans, Chancellors, Heads of Departments (Programs, Divisions, Intercollege Programs), Administrative Council on Undergraduate Education, and Graduate Council Committee on Programs and Courses.

I. OLD BUSINESS

Questions concerning items that have been held must be resolved within a 90-day period following the approval date of the Senate Curriculum Report. The proposals will be returned to the presenting departments if the hold is not resolved by the end of the 90-day period unless an extension of the hold is granted by the Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs.

August 22, 2017, Senate Curriculum Report, Volume 46, Number 1
46-01-020 Strategic Communications, B.A., College of Communication
Approved by Executive Vice President and Provost October 4, 2017 – effective Summer 2018
46-01-038 Service Enterprise Engineering Minor, College of Engineering
Approved by Executive Vice President and Provost October 4, 2017 – effective Summer 2018
 46-01-041 General Engineering B.S., College of Engineering
Approved by Executive Vice President and Provost October 4, 2017 – effective Spring 2018
46-01-066 Integrated B.S. in Accounting/M.B.A. in Business Administration, Harrisburg
Approved by Executive Vice President and Provost October 4, 2017 – effective Summer 2018
46-01-067 English, B.Hum. Harrisburg
Approved by Executive Vice President and Provost October 4, 2017 – effective Spring 2018
 46-01-068 Integrated B.S. in Finance/M.B.A. in Business Administration, Harrisburg
Approved by Executive Vice President and Provost October 4, 2017 – effective Summer 2018
46-01-069 Integrated B.S. in Information Systems/M.B.A. in Business Administration, Harrisburg
Approved by Executive Vice President and Provost October 4, 2017 – effective Summer 2018
46-01-070 Integrated B.S. in Management/M.B.A. in Business Administration, Harrisburg
Approved by Executive Vice President and Provost October 4, 2017 – effective Summer 2018
46-01-071 Integrated B.S. in Marketing/M.B.A. in Business Administration, Harrisburg
Approved by Executive Vice President and Provost October 4, 2017 – effective Summer 2018
46-01-072 Integrated B.S. in Project and Supply Chain Management/M.B.A. in Business Administration, Harrisburg
Approved by Executive Vice President and Provost October 4, 2017 – effective Summer 2018
46-01-077 Diversity and Inclusion in Health and Human Development, College of Health and Human Development
Approved by Executive Vice President and Provost October 4, 2017 – effective Summer 2018
October 3, 2017, Senate Curriculum Report, Volume 46, Number 2
46-02-009A Dance Minor, College of Arts and Architecture
Approved academically, pending administrative approval by the Executive Vice President and Provost.
46-02-012A Plastics Engineering Technology, Drop, The Behrend College
Approved academically, pending administrative approval by the Executive Vice President and Provost.
46-02-017 PNG 302, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences – RETURNED TO DEPARTMENT
46-02-018 EBF 301, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences – RETURNED TO DEPARTMENT

46-02-022A Early Development and Education Minor, College of Education
Approved academically, pending administrative approval by the Executive Vice President and Provost.
46-02-022B Teaching and Learning Online MInor, College of Education
Approved academically, pending administrative approval by the Executive Vice President and Provost.
46-02-046 CAS 304, College of The Liberal Arts – RETURNED TO DEPARTMENT

II. NEW BUSINESS

The Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs is considering the attached proposals. New majors, options, and minors become effective following the approval of the Executive Vice President and Provost. New courses and courses being dropped become effective the first semester following the approval of this Report unless otherwise specified. Changes in existing course offerings will become effective the date of the first published Schedule of Courses listing the changed course, unless written objection is received at the Senate Office, 101 Kern Graduate Building (814-863-0996) on or before December 14, 2017. A copy of any written objection sent to the Senate Office must also be sent to the college/campus representative of the sponsoring unit. Senate Office staff will communicate the objection to the Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs. Any item to which written objection is made will be reconsidered by the appropriate committee and may be delayed for scheduling.

New Programs: Majors, Options, and Minors
Integrated B.S. in Information Systems and M.S. in Information Systems
Anthropological Science

Academic Programs [Majors/Options/Minors] Phase-Out

Moving/Discontinuing Degree Programs Among Colleges/Campuses of the University

For curriculum information (guidelines, forms, etc.) visit the Senate’s curriculum page at http://www.senate.psu.edu/curriculum.asp.

SENATE COMMITTEE ON CURRICULAR AFFAIRS (2017-2018)

Michael Bartolacci, Berks
Arthur Berg, Medicine
Laurie Breakey, DuBois
David Christiansen, Resource, ACUE
Colleen Connolly-Ahern, Communications
Angela R. Davis, Resource, Libraries
Michele Duffey, Chair, Health and Human Development
Marc A. Friedenberg, Information Sciences and Technology
Paula K. Hamaty, Resource, University Registrar
Rachel Harrison, Student
Kathleen Heid, Graduate School Representative
Sharon Holt, Abington
Kenneth C. Keiler, Science
Suzanna Linn, Co-Vice-Chair, Liberal Arts
Barbara Masi, Resource
Laura McKinney, Student
Robert Melton, Engineering
Mari Pierce, Beaver
Julia D. Plummer, Education
Lisa L. Posey, Business
Ljubisa Radovic, Earth and Mineral Sciences
Angela Rothrock, Arts and Architecture
Janet Schulenberg, Resource, Division of Undergraduate Studies
Robert D. Shannon, Agricultural Sciences
Richard Singer, Altoona
Margaret Slattery,  Resource
Jennifer Sliko, Harrisburg
Melissa Snyder, Nursing
Evelyn Thomchick, Business
Rodney Troester, Erie
Matthew Wilson, Co-Vice Chair, Harrisburg

TABLE OF CONTENTS

APPENDICES

APPENDIX A (Undergraduate)

APPENDIX B

  • Graduate (No proposals submitted)
  • International Affairs, School of (No proposals submitted)
  • Post-Baccalaureate/Graduate Credit Certificate Programs (No proposals submitted)

APPENDIX C

APPENDIX D

  • Dickinson Law (No proposals submitted)
  • Penn State Law (No proposals submitted)

Subcommittee on Retention and Transfer