FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 1997 at 3:00 P.M.
in GAMBRELL HALL AUDITORIUM ROOM NO. 153

PRESIDING: Professor Henry T. Price, Chair

  1. Call to Order
  2. Correction and Approval of Minutes of February 5, 1997
  3. Report of Officers
  4. Reports of Committees
    a. Senate Steering Committee, Professor Sarah Wise, Secretary
    b. Grade Change Committee, Professor Stephen McNeill, Chair
    c. Committee on Curricula and Courses, Professor G. B. Lane, Chair
    d. Faculty Advisory Committee, Professor Caroline Strobel, Chair
    e. Faculty Welfare Committee, Professor Robert Wilcox, Chair
    f. Committee on Admissions, Professor James Burns, Chair
    g. Committee on Scholastic Standards and Petitions, Professor
    Thorne Compton, Chair
    h. Other Committees
  5. Report of Secretary
  6. Unfinished Business
  7. New Business
  8. Good of the Order
  9. Announcements

ATTACHMENTS:

  1. Faculty Senate Steering Committee - Nominations for Committees
  2. Report: Grade Change Committee
  3. Report: Committee on Curricula and Courses
  4. Report: Committee on Scholastic Standards and Petitions
Sarah Wise
Secretary
WISE@GWM.SC.EDU

All materials except grade change report, part of curricula and courses and admissions reports are or soon will be on the World Wide Web under (NEW WEB ADDRESS):

http://www.sc.edu/faculty/index.html

FACULTY SENATE MEETINGS - SPRING SEMESTER

April 2, 1997 - Gambrell Hall Auditorium
April 30, 1997 - Law School Auditorium

GENERAL FACULTY MEETING

April 28, 1997 - Law School Auditorium

Committee Meeting Dates

Admissions:
University Athletics Advisory: 4:00pm on 3-19-97, 4-16-97, & 5-14-97
Bookstore:
Curricula and Courses: 2:00pm on 3-7-97, 4-4-97, & 5-9-97
Committee to Review the Operations & Management of the Faculty House:
Disability Affairs:
Faculty Advisory Committee:
Faculty Budget:
Faculty Welfare: 1:00pm on 3-4-97
Grade Change: 3:30pm on 3-19-97 & 4-9-97
Instructional Development: None scheduled at present. Subcommittees are meeting.
Libraries:
Scholastic Standards and Petitions Committee:

Attachments


Faculty Senate Steering Committee Report - March 5, 1997

I. Nominees for Elected Committees:

          Committee                              Nominees

Academic Responsibility                Steven Wilson (MEDC)

Admissions                             Charles Wilbanks (THSP)

University Athletics Advisory          John Bauer (MUSC)
                                       W. Lewis Burke (LAW)
    
Board of Governors - Faculty House     Shirley Kuiper (BADM)

Curricula and Courses                  Don Edwards (STAT)
                                       William Jacogy (GINT)

Faculty Advisory                       Gerasimos Augstinos (HIST)
                                       Margit Resch (GERM)

Faculty Budget                         James Edwards (BADM)

Faculty Grievance                      Barry Preedom (PHYS)
                                       Roger Sargent (HEAL)           

Faculty Welfare                        Alan Bauerschmidt (BADM)
                                       Caroline Eastman (CSCI)

Honorary Degrees                       Ronald Farrar (JOUR)
                                       Patrick Scott (ENGL)

Instructional Development              Stefanie Buck (LIBR)
                                       Phillip Dunn (ART)
                                       Miriam Freeman (SOWK)

Libraries                              Owen Connelly (HIST)
                                       Dwight Underhill (HEAL)

Patent and Copyright                   Arthur D. Cohen (GEOL)
                                       Lawrence A. James (GEOG)

Savannah River Review                  L. Douglas Dobson (GINT)
                                       Pradeep Talwani (GEOL)

Scholastic Standards & Petitions       Carter Bays (CSCI)  
                                       Judith Rink (PEDU)

Scholastic Standards & Petitions       Robert Janiskee (GEOG)
      (Continuing Education)

Tenure Review Board                    Harvey Starr (GINT)

University Disability Affairs          Thorne Compton (THSP)


II. Appointments Made by Chair in Consultation with Faculty Senate Steering Committee:

Bookstore Bonnie Drewniany (JOUR) L. Clifton Fuhrman (PHAR) Grade Change Lisa Martin-Stuart (THSP) John Wardrip (JOUR) NOTE: If you plan to nominate from the floor, please be sure to contact the nominee before the Faculty Senate Meeting.

Grade Change Report:

One hundred eleven (111) grade changes reviewed by the Grade Change Committee on
February 10, 1997 will be presented at the Faculty Senate Meeting on March 5, 1997.
Because the format at this time cannot be distributed through the Web, printed copies are
being sent to Senators, Deans, and Department Chairs only.


REPORT: COMMITTEE ON CURRICULA AND COURSES

(For consideration by the Faculty Senate at its meeting on March 5, 1997)
The Committee requests that any department which has a proposal being recommended by the Committee on Curricula and courses provide a spokesperson to attend the Faculty Senate meeting in which said proposal is to be recommended. Please contact G.B. Lane in advance if errors are noted. Telephone: 777-5103 or E-mail GB.Lane@mozart.sc. edu

I. COLLEGE OF APPLIED PROFESSSIONAL SCIENCES

Department of Retailing

Change in number and description

FROM: RETL 161, 162 FUNCTIONAL ACCOUNTING I AND II. (3)
The theory of debit and credit and the bookkeeping cycle. Financial records of professional men, institutions, and small business are considered. Three meetings and laboratory each week.

TO: RETL 261, 262 FUNCTIONAL ACCOUNTING I AND II. (3)
The accounting cycle as it relates to retail and service businesses.

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page UG79

NOTE: The curriculum changes are not available through the Web at this time, but a printed copy has been sent to your Deans, Department Chairs, and Senators.

Hotel and Tourism Administration

New course

HRTA 440 SERVICES MANAGEMENT FOR HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM. (3)
(Prereq: ECON 221 and ECON 222; MGMT 371) Management issues pertinent to quality service delivery in hospitality and tourism organizations.

HRTA 485 ADVANCED CLUB MANAGEMENT. (3)
(Prereq: HRTA 285 or permission of instructor) Advanced topics in hospitality management for the club industry.

II. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Department of Economics

Change in number

FROM: ECON 462 PUBLIC FINANCE. (3)
TO: ECON 562 PUBLIC FINANCE. (3)

Change in prerequisites

FROM: ECON 594 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS. (3)
(Prereq: MGSC 292)
TO: ECON 594 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS. (3)
(Prereq: MGSC 291 or STAT 201)

Change in title and description

FROM: ECON 508 ECONOMICS OF CRIME AND JUSTICE. (3)
Contribution of economics to the understanding of resource allocation problems

TO: ECON 508 LAW AND ECONOMICS. (3)
Economic analysis and interpretation of the law. What economic effects does the law have, and how can the law be designed to meet economic objectives as well as social objectives.

New course

ECON 531 HEALTH ECONOMICS. (3)
Applications of economic analysis to health care.

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, p. 149UG

NOTE: The curriculum changes are not available throug the Web at this time, but a printed copy has been sent to your Deans, Department Chairs, and Senators.

Business Administration

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 87-89UG

NOTE: Same as above.

Accounting

Change in title, prerequisites and description

FROM: ACCT 222 SURVEY OF ACCOUNTING. (3)
Fundamentals including the accounting process, financial reporting, and managerial accounting. (Not open to Business Administration majors.)

TO: ACCT 222 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING. (3)
(Prereq: MATH 122 or equivalent, MGSC 190 or equivalent, sophomore standing) User-oriented approach to the study of financial accounting and reporting and managerial accounting topics related to business decisions.

Economics

Change in title and description

FROM: ECON 223 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS. (3)
A one semester course designed to familiarize the student with basic macro and microeconomic analyses and selected economic problems. Primarily for engineering, education, and pharmacy students. Not open to business administration, economics, and other social sciences.

TO: ECON 223 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS. (3)
Micro and macroeconomic principles including supply and demand, household and firm decision- making, governmental, trade, and central bank policy, and the domestic and international market for goods and resources. Not open to business and economics students. Students cannot receive credit for both ECON 223 and ECON 221 or 222.

FROM: ECON 224 ECONOMIC FOUNDATIONS. (3)
Basic micro and macroeconomic models, fundamentals of international trade, and the institutional framework of the American economy. Designed especially for humanities and social sciences majors. Not open to business majors. Students cannot receive credit for both ECON 224 and ECON 221 or 222.

TO: ECON 224 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS. (3)
Micro and macroeconomic principles including supply and demand, household and firm decision-making government, trade, and central bank policy, and the domestic and international markets for goods and resources. Open to all students. Students cannot receive credit for both ECON 221 and 222.

Finance

Change in prerequisites

FROM: FINA 363 INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE. (3) [=ECON 363] (3)
(Prereq: ACCT 226 and 3 hours of statistics)

TO: FINA 363 INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE. (3) [=ECON 363]
(Prereq: ACCT 222 and 3 hours of statistics)

Management

Change in title and description

FROM: MGMT 374 PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTS. (3)
(Prereq: MGMT 371) Contemporary concepts and practices of personnel administration.

TO: MGMT 374 MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES. (3)
(Prereq: MGMT 371) Survey of major approaches used in managing human resources, including selection, compensation, legal compliance, discipline, organizational restructuring, TQM, motivation, labor relations, and performance management.

FROM: MGMT 474 ADVANCED PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT. (3)
( Prereq: MGMT 374 and MGMT 376, or consent of instructor) Current issues in the primary functional areas of personnel and industrial relations: employee selection, compensation, motivation and satisfaction, conditions of work, legal and professional responsibilities.

TO: MGMT 474 ADVANCED HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. (3)
(Prereq: MGMT 374 and 376, or consent of instructor) This course covers in detail select topics from MGMT 374. Concepts in human resource management including problem solving activities and in-depth analysis of cases.

FROM: MGMT 476 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS. (3)
(Prereq: MGMT 371 and junior Legal, managerial, and behavioral processes in industrial relations and collective bargaining.

TO: MGMT 476 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING. (3)
(Prereq: MGMT 371 and junior standing) Practice and structure of collective bargaining, admini- stration of collective agreements, law of union-management relations, labor history, bargaining theory and practice.

Change in title and description

FROM: MGMT 479 ADVANCED ISSUES IN OWNER-MANAGED BUSINESS. (3)
Principles, tools, and techniques for owner-managed businesses.

TO: MGMT 479 ADVANCED ISSUES IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP. (3)
(Prereq: MGMT 473) Intensive examination of situations currently faced by entrepreneurs and their firms and of practicable recommendations for action. Customarily involves consulting projects for local firms.

Management Science

Change in number and description

FROM: MGSC 492 DECISION SUPPORT AND EXPERT SYSTEMS. (3)
Concepts, use, construction and implementation of Decision Support and Expert Systems.

TO: MGSC 594 DECISION SUPPORT AND EXPERT SYSTEMS. (3)
Concepts, techniques and applications of decision support and expert technologies. topics covered include decision support systems, executive information systems, data mining and warehousing, artificial intelligence, expert systems, and neural networks.

Change in title, prerequisites and description

FROM: MGSC 596 BUSINESS INFORMATION STRUCTURE AND DESIGN. (3)
Database design and information structures for application in a business system.

TO: MGSC 596 DATABASE MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS. (3)
Technology overview and principles of database design for business applications. Enterprise database administration and planning. Design exercises and projects using the latest database management systems software.

Change in number and description

FROM: MGSC 290 COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN BUSINESS. (3)
Concepts of business problem solving using computers. Intro- duction to microcomputer operating techniques, DOS commands, word processing spreadsheet characteristics, and data base concepts. Familiarization of mainframe login and selected operating system commands are also included.

TO: MGSC 190 COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN BUSINESS. (3)
Concepts and techniques of business problem solving using microcomputers. Introduction to the PC operating environment, basic information system concepts, and spreadsheet, presentation, database, and word processing. software.

Change in description

FROM: MGMT 376 ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOR. (3)
(Prereq: MGMT 371) Integrating workers.

TO: MGMT 376 ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOR. (3)
(Prereq: MGMT 371) Introduction to human behavior in organizations. Emphasis on factors that contribute to the effectiveness of individuals and groups in organizations.

Change in number, title, prerequisites and description

FROM: MGMT 380 BUSINESS INFORMATION PROBLEMS. (3)
(Prereq: MGMT 371) Theory and practice of communication skills required of administrative personnel.

TO: MGMT 250 PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION. (3)
(Prereq: ENGL 101, 102; MGSC 190; Prereq or coreq: THSP 140) Theory and practice of oral and written communication skills required in the contemporary business environment.

Change in title and description

FROM: MGSC 291 PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS. (3)
Concepts of probability, probability Concepts of probability, probability distributions, statistical inference, regression and analysis of variance. Applications of probability and statistics in business decision making are emphasized.

TO: MGSC 291 STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS. (3)
Descriptive statistics, topics in probability, statistical inference and modeling. Emphasis on the collection, summarization, analysis and reporting of numerical findings relevant to business decisions and economic analysis.

FROM: MGSC 395 INTRODUCTION TO PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT. (3)
Prereq: MASC. 291) Production or operations functions in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasis on determining optimum volumes and methods of production under conditions of shifting demand and cost relationships.

TO: MGSC 395 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT. (3)
Management of activities/resources that result in the production of competitive goods and services in the global market place. Integrates cross-functional concepts from marketing, finance and management.

Change in prerequisites and description

FROM: MGSC 694 QUANTITATIVE METHODS II. [=ECON 694] (3)
(Prereq: BADM 190 and MGSC 692 or equivalent) Decision models useful in Business Administration; linear programming, sensitivity analysis and duality, network models, integer programming, dynamic programming, inventory and queuing, and simulation.

TO: MGSC 694 QUANTITATIVE METHODS II. [=ECON 694] (3)
(Prereq: MGSC 692 or equivalent) Decision models useful in business and economics; linear programming, sensitivity analysis and duality, network models, integer programming, dynamic programming, inventory and queuing, and simulation.

Marketing

Change in title, prerequisites and description

FROM: MKTG 350 MARKETING. (3)
Marketing functions, trade channels, price policies expenses and profits of middlemen, and public policy with respect to marketing practices.

TO: MKGT 350 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING. (3)
(Prereq: ECON 224, ACT 222) Principles and concepts underlying marketing functions, including the conception, pricing, promotion and distribution of products, and services and the role of marketing in society.

III. COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Deletion

EDCE 500 FUNDAMENTAL OF GUIDANCE. (3)
EDCE 501 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GUIDANCE. (3)

New course

EDCE 510 INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELING. (3)
(Prereq: admission to Graduate School or senior privilege) A survey of the counseling profession including history, orientation and practice.

Change in prerequisites

FROM: EDCE 600 COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN COUNNSELING. (3)
(Prereq: consent of instructor)

TO: EDCE 600 COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN COUNSELING. (3)

Change in title

FROM: EDCE 601 GROUP PROCEDURES IN GUIDANCE. (3)
TO: EDCE 601 GROUP PROCEDURES IN COUNSELING. (3)

IV. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Change in prerequisites

FROM: ENGR 360 FLUID MECHANICS. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 210)
TO: ENGR 360 FLUID MECHANICS. (3) (ENGR 200, PHYS 211)

New course

EMCH 560 ADAPTIVE MATERIAL SYSTEMS AND STRUCTURES. (3)
(Prereq: ENGR 210 and ENGR 260) A multidisciplinary introductory course addressing the emerging engineering field of adaptive material systems and structures.

V. COLLEGE OF JOURNALISM

New courses

JOUR 311 MINORITIES, WOMEN, AND THE MASS MEDIA. (3)
The study of the relationship among persons of color, women, and the mass media in the United States.

JOUR 463 TOPICS. (1-3) (6 maximum)
Topics in journalism and mass communications. Course content varies and will be announced in the schedule of courses by suffix and title.

VI. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

A. African-American Studies Program

New course

AFRO 398 SPECIAL TOPICS IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES. (3)
Reading and research on selected topics in African-American Studies. Course content varies and will be announced in the schedule of courses by suffix and title.

B. Department of Art

New course

ARTS 570 VISUAL ARTS COMPUTING. (3)
(Prereq: ARTS 102 or consent of instructor) Advanced visual arts computing techniques on the use of Photoshop, Studio Pro, and Netscape softwares.

C. Department of Geography

New courses

GEOG 200 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY. (3)
Basic concepts of landform geography, climatology and meterology, and biogegraphy.

GEOG 210 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY. (3)
Basic principles of human geography.

GEOG 495 SEMINAR IN GEOGRPAHY. (3)
Research methods and projects; restricted to students with at least 15 hours of credit in Geography.

Change in title and description

FROM: GEOG 201 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY. (4)
Basic physical geography, including hydrology, biogeography, soils and l landforms. Concepts and tools essential to understanding environmental change and human impacts on the earth's surface. Three lectures and one two-hour lab per week.

TO: GEOG 201 LANDFORM GEOGRAPHY. (4)
Hydrology, soil science, and interpretation of physical features formed by water, wind, and ice, with emphasis on environmental change. Three hours of lecture and one two-hour laboratory per week.

FROM: GEOG 202 INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER AND CLIMATE. (4)
The interrelationship of weather elements and controls and the spatial distributions of climate and vegetation. Three lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week.

TO: GEOG 202 WEATHER AND CLIMATE. (4)
Processes that influnece weather and climate patterns on the earth. Three lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week.

FROM: GEOG 212 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY. (3)
Factors in location and production of commodities, commerce. and manufacturing.

TO: GEOG 212 ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY. (3)
Spatial interrelation and linking of economic activities and how location affects the nature of economic systems.

Change in title and description

FROM: GEOG 509 LOCATION IN SPACE. (3)
Major location theories and application of such theories to geographical problems. Location patterns of primary, secondary, and tertiary activities.

TO: GEOG 509 INDUSTRIAL LOCATION. (3)
Theories of industrial location and their application to geographic problems. Explanations of locatioinal patterns of extractive, manu- facturing, and service industries.

Change in title and description

FROM: GEOG 512 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY. (3)
Basic concepts of cultural geography with emphasis on the composition, formation, and interpretation of the cultural landscape.

TO: GEOG 512 ADVANCED CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY. (3)
Concepts of cultural geography with emphasis on the composition, formation, and interpretation of the cultural landscape.

Change in title

FROM: GEOG 211 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY. (3)
TO: GEOG 211 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY. (3)

Deletions

GEOG 513 POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY. (3)
GEOG 575 THE GEOGRAPHY OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM.

Change in number

FROM: GEOG 421 GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTH CAROLINA. (3)
TO: GEOG 221 GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTH CAROLINA. (3)

Change in number and description

FROM: GEOG 423 GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA {=LASP 331] (3)
Physical and cultural geographyof Latin America with emphasis on selected countries or areas.

TO: GEOG 223 GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA. [=LASP 331] (3)
Physical and human geography of Latin America.

FROM: GEOG 424 GEOGRAPHY OF NORTRH AMERICA. (3)
Physical and cultural geography of North America with emphasis on the United States.

TO: GEOG 224 GEOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA. (3)
Physical and human geography of North America with emphasis on the United States.

FROM: GEOG 425 GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE. (3)
Physical and cultural geography of Europe.

TO: GEOG 225 GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE. (3)
Physical and human geography of Europe.

FROM: GEOG 428 GEOGRAPHY OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. (3)
A regional approach to the physical, social, economic, and political aspects of sub-Saharn Africa with emphasis on contemporary problems of the newly independent African states.

TO: GEOG 228 GEOGRAPHY OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. (3)
A regional approach to the physical, social, economic, and political aspects of Sub-Saharan Africa with emphasis on contemporary problems.

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, pages 157-158UG
NOTE: The curriculum changes are not available through the Web at this time, but a printed copy has been sent to your Deans, Department Chairs, and Senators.

E. Department of Germanic, Slavic and Oriental Languages and Literatures

New courses

CHIN 240 CHINESE CULTURE, TRADITION AND MODERN SOCIETIES. (3)
Introduction to Chinese culture, heritage, and modern societies. Readings selected from printed and online sources. Taught in English.

CHIN 341 ADVANCED CHINESE I.
(3) (Prereq: CHIN 221 or 222, or consent of instructor) Improvement of skills in conversation and composition; advanced reading in modern Chinese materials.

GERM 316 INTRODUCTION TO GERMAN FOR BUSINESS AND OTHER PROFESSIONS.
(3) (Prereq: GERM 211 or consent of intructor) Development of basic language and cultural skills necessary for functioning in the business professional world of German-speaking countries.

GERM 416 ADVANCED GERMAN FOR BUSINESS AND OTHER PROFESSIONS. (3)
(Prereq: GERM 311 or consent of instructor) Devlopment of advanced language and cultural skills necessary for functioning in the professional world of German-speaking countries.

Department of Religious Studies

New course

RELG 356 INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHISM. (3)
An introduction to Buddhism from a social historical perspective which examines Buddhist religious goals and practices in the local contexts of India, Sri Lanka, Tibet, China and Japan.

Change in number

FROM: RELG 201 BIBLICAL HISTORY AND LITERATURE. (3)
TO: RELG 111 BIBLICAL HISTORY AND LITERATURE. (3)

FROM: RELG 204 RELIGION AND CULTURE. (3)
TO: RELG 114 RELGION AND CULTURE. (3)

FROM: RELG 205 RELIGION IN AMERICA. (3)
TO: RELG 115 RELIGION IN AMERICA. (3)

Change in number and description

FROM: RELG 373 RELIGION IN THE SOUTH. (3)
Regional faith traditions in Southern cultural context; the black church influence of evangelical piety, Lost Cause idealism, fundamentalism, civil religion.

TO: RELG 573 RELIGION IN THE SOUTH. (3)
Regional faith traditions in Southern cultural context; the African-Amercian church, influence of evangelical piety, Lost Cause idealism, fundamentalism, civil religion.

G. Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 186 UG

NOTE: The curriculum changes are not available through the Web at this time, but a printed copy has been sent to your Deans, Department Chairs, and Senators.

Change in description

FROM: THSP 577 DANCE PERFORMANCE. [=PEDU 170] (1)

Choreography based on the techniques of ballet through the contemporary idioms of jazz and modern dance.

TO: THSP 577 DANCE PERFORMANCE. [=PEDU 170] (1)

Rehearsal, choreographic analysis and dance performance. Ramifications of all components of dance production - from music to costume, lighting, and scenery will be considered.

VII. COLLEGE OF NURSING

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 199 to 200 UG

NOTE: The curriculum changes are not available through Web at this time, but a printed copy has been sent to Deans, Department Chairs, and Senators.

VIII. COLLEGE OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

New course

CLIS 521 APPLICATIONS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND THE INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE. (3)
Introductory knowledge for school library media specialist, teachers, administrators, parents, and other citizens interested in applicataionf of information technology to support learning, decision making, and community building.

IX. SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

A. Department of Health Administration

New courses

HADM 514 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH SERVICES DELIVERY AND POLICY. (3)
Overview of health services delivery in the U.S., including organization and financing of health care, health insurance practices, primary and long-term care among other topics.

HADM 530 FINANCE IN HEALTH ADMINISTRATION. (3)
(Prereq: BADM 225) Introduction to health care finance. Course will teach reimbursement structures, regulatory mechanisms, cost control, and related factors unique to health care organizations.

B. Department of Exercise Science

New courses

EXSC 341 a,b,c HEALTH FITNESS PRACTICUM. (1 each)
(Prereq: EXSC 223) Supervised practicum in a clinical setting for the Health Fitness Track: (a) first hour, (b) second hour, third hour.

EXSC 342 a,b,c MOTOR DEVELOPMENT PRACTICUM. (1 each)
(Prereq: EXSC 303) Supervised praticum in a clinical setting for the Motor Development Track: (a) first hour, (b) second hour, (3) third hour.

Change in credit hour, prerequisites and description

FROM: EXSC 223 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I. (3)
(Prereq: BIOL 101/ 101L) The structure and functions of the human body: the skeletal, articular nervous, and muscular systems.

Change in credit hours, prerequisites and description

TO: EXSC 223 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I. (4)
(Prereq: BIOL 101/ 101L, CHEM 111) The structure and functions of the human body: the skeletal, articular, nervous and muscular systems. Three lecture, one recitation, and two laboratory hours per week.

Change in credit hours, prerequisites and description

FROM: EXSC 224 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II. (3)
(Prereq: BIOL 101/ 101L) The structure and functions of the human body: the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine, and reproductive systems.

TO: EXSC 224 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II. (4)
((Prereq: BIOL 101/ BIOL 101L, CHEM 111; EXSC 223 or consent of the instructor) The structure and functions of the human body: the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine, and reproductive systems. Three lecture, one recitation, and two laboratory hours per week.

Change in prerequisites and description

FROM: EXSC 343 PRACTICUM IN EXERCISE SCIENCE. (1-3)
Supervised practicum in a clinical or research setting.

TO: EXSC 343 PRACTICUM IN EXERCISE SCIENCE. (1-3)
(Prereq: EXSC 223) Supervised practicum in a research or clinical setting for Scientific Foundations Track.

FROM: EXSC 481 PRACTICUM IN COMMUNITY FITNESS PROGRAMS. (9)
Supervised administration of community-based fitness programs. Concurrent seminar with the supervising instructor.

TO: EXSC 481 PRACTICUM IN COMMUNITY FITNESS PROGRAMS. (9)
(Prereq: EXSC 341a,b,c) Supervised experience in the administration of community-based fitness programs. Concurrent seminar with the supervising instructor.

Change in prerequisites and description

FROM: EXSC 482 PRACTICUM IN MOTOR DEVELOPMENT. (9)
Supervised practical experience in clinical and/or field setting; individualized program and activity planning, and evaluation of neuromuscular abilities.

TO: EXSC 482 PRACTICUM IN MOTOR DEVELOPMENT. (9)
(Prereq: EXSC 342a, b,c) Supervised practical experience in clinical and/or field setting; individualized program and activity planning, and evaluation of neuromuscular abilities.

Change in prerequisites

FROM: EXSC 530 THE PHYIOLSOGY OF MUSCULAR ACTIVITY. (3)
(Prereq: EXSC 223, EXSC 223L, EXSC 224, EXSC 224L or equivalents)

TO: EXSC 530 PHYSIOLOGY OF MUSCULAR ACTIVITY. (3)
(Prereq: EXSC 223 and EXSC 224)

Deletions

EXSC 223L ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY I. (1)
EXSC 224L ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY II. (1)
EXSC 336 PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN WITH MOTOR DISABILITIES. (3)

C. Department of Environmental Health Sciences

New course

ENHS 670 ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS AND HUMAN HEALTH. (3)
(Prereq: BIOL 101 or equivalent; CHEM 201 and 202) Overview of environmental pollutants and their impact on human health; case studies of environmental catastrophies; principles of ecotoxicology; air, water and land pollution associated with neurotoxicity, toxicology and carcinogenesis.

D. Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Change in credit hours

FROM: SPAD 521 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PROCEDURES IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY. (3)

TO: SPAD 521 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PROCEDURES IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY. (1-3)

X. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

A. Marine Science Program

Change in prerequisites

FROM: MSCI 101 THE PRESENT-DAY MARINE ENVIRONMENT. (3)
(Prereq or coreq : MSCI 101L)

TO: MSCI 101 THE PRESENT-DAY MARINE ENVIRONEMENT. (3)
(For marine science majors or consent of instructor; prereq or coreq: MSCI 101L)

FROM: MSCI 102 THE ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT. (3)
(Prereq or coreq: MSCI 102L)

TO: MSCI 102 THE ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT. (3)
(Prereq: For marine science majors, or consent of instructor; prereq or coreq: MSCI 102L)

FROM: MSCI 301 PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. (3)
(Prereq or coreq: MATH 142l PHYS 201 or 211, MSCI 301L; prereq: CHEM 112)

TO: MSCI 301 PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. (3)
(Prereq: MATH 142, CHEM 112, PHYS 211; prereq or coreq: MSCI 301L)

FROM: MSCI 302 BIOLOGY OF MARINE ORGANISMS. (3)
(Prereq: MSCI 102 or BIOL 112; prereq or coreq: MSCI 302L)

TO: MSCI 302 BIOLOGY OF MARINE ORGANISMS. (3)
(Prereq: MSCI 102 or BIOL 102; prereq or coreq: MSCI 302L)

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 231 UG

NOTE: The curriculum changes are not available through the Web at this time, but a printed copy has been sent to your Deans, Department Chairs, and Senators.

XI. SOUTHERN STUDIES

New courses

SOST 301 INTRODUCTION TO SOUTHERN STUDIES. (3)
Interdisciplinary approaches to fundamental problems in the study of the American South.

SOST 399 INDEPENDENT STUDY. (3-15)
Contract approved by instructor, advisor, and program director is required for undergraduates.

New courses

SOST 405 TOPICS IN SOUTHERN STUDIES. (3)
Topics to be announced in master schedule each semester by suffix and title; different offerings may be taken for credit.

SOST 420 SOUTHERN COMMUNITIES. (3)
Intensive study of localities as a research strategy for investigating the structures of southern society.

XII. MAY SESSION COURSES - For the Senate's information only:

COLLEGE OF APPLIED PROFESSIONAL SCIENCES

RETL 592M RETAILING/FASHION MERCHANDISING FIELD STUDY - HONG KONG. (3)

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

Department of Anthropology

ANTH 300M COMPARING CULTURES THROUGH FILM. (3)
Human behavior in differing cultural contextx through ethnographic films of social relations in selected societies.

Film Studies Program

FILM 566M SCIENCE FICTION FILMS. (3)
Viewing and critical analysis of classic science fiction films in historical context.

Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance

THSP 330M RHETORICAL STUDY OF STAR TREK. (3)
Critical analysis of the suasive nature of a popular culture artifact using Star Trek film, television, literature and other media.

XIII. EXPERIMENTAL COURSES - For the Senate's information only:

A. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Marketing

MKTG 451X PRODUCT MANAGEMENT. (3)
(Prereq: MKTG 350) To develop an awareness and understanding of the issues, tools and techniques used early in a product management career.

MKTG 452X TOPICS IN MARKETING: MARKETING AND THE INTERNET. (3)
(Prereq: MKTG 350) Develop an awareness and understanding of the issues, tools and techniques concerning marketing via the internet.

B. SCHOOL OF MUSIC

MUED 510X THE PERFORMING ARTS: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH FOR CLASSROOM TEACHER. (3)
Hands-on approach to the integration of music, movement, and music theater in the classroom.

C. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

GEOL 210X GEOLOGY OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ISSUES. (3)
Earthquakes and tsunamis, landslides, volcanoes and pyroclastic deposits, hydrologic cycle and groundwater, energy problems, hydrocarbons, coal, nuclear usage, alternative sources such as geothermal, solar, tidal and hydroelectric. Metalliferious mining and quarrying.

D. LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES PROGRAM

Change in crosslisting and description

FROM: LASP 331 GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA. [=GEOG 423] (3)
Physical and cultural geography of Latin America with emphasis on selected countries or areas.

TO: LASP 331 GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA. [=GEOG 223] (3)
Physical and human geography of Latin America.


Committee on Scholastic Standards and Petitions

January 22, 1997

TO: Prof. Henry Price, Chair
USC Faculty Senate

FROM: Thorne Compton, Chair
University Committee on Standards and Petitions

RE: Report

The Committee met on Jan. 15. and Jan. 22, 1997, and acted on the following proposals which dealt with requirements for transfer from other institutions into Colleges and Departments of the University.

Approved: a proposal from the College of Business Administration requiring students transferring from other institutions to have a minimum 2.5 GPA and a total SAT of 800 in order to be admitted to the College of Business Administration.

Approved: a proposal from the College of Journalism and Mass Communication requiring students transferring from other institutions to have a minimum of 2.25 GPA in order to be admitted to the College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Approved: a proposal from the Department of Physical Education requiring students transferring from other institutions who have earned up to 40 semester hours of credit to have a minimum 2.25 GPA in order to be admitted to the pre-professional programs in physical education. Students who have earned 40 hours or more must have a minimum 2.50 GPA to be admitted to pre-professional programs in physical education.

Approved: a proposal from the College of Criminal Justice requiring students transferring from other institutions, USC campuses or degree programs to have a minimum 2.25 GPA.