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					                   FACULTY SENATE CURRICULUM BULLETIN
 CURRICULUM BULLETIN #5                                                                                      March 31, 2009
 The following curriculum information is presented to the University Community for its consideration. In accordance with the
 procedures of the University Curriculum Committee, Graduate Council and Undergraduate Council, objections to all
 proposed new courses, programs or program/course modifications should be communicated, in writing, within two weeks of
 the publication date of this bulletin, to Adis Beesting, Library (Curriculum Committee) Professor Kevin O’Shea, Arts &
 Sciences (Graduate Council) or Professors Tania Rivera, Public Health and Karen Fuller CARTA (Undergraduate Council).
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                                                             HEARINGS

 NAME:           NEW UNDERGRADUATE TRACK IN CHEMICAL EDUCATION
 COLLEGE:        College of Arts & Sciences
 DATE:           Friday, April 10, 2009
 TIME:           9:30 A.M.
 PLACE:          GL 835 University Park and LIB 155 Biscayne Bay
 CONTACT:        Palmer Graves                                  (Undergraduate Council & Curriculum Committee Hearing)

 NAME:            NEW UNDERGRADUATE TRACK IN EARTH SCIENCES EDUCATION
 COLLEGE:        College of Arts & Sciences
 DATE:           Friday, April 10, 2009
 TIME:           10:00 A.M.
 PLACE:          GL 835 University Park and LIB 155 Biscayne Bay
 CONTACT:        Rosemary Hickey-Vargas                         (Undergraduate Council & Curriculum Committee Hearing)


 NAME:           REQUEST TO ESTABLISH UNIT-SPECIFIC GRADUATE ADMISSIONS STANDARDS: MASTER
                         DEGREE PROGRAM IN MATERIALS SCIENCE ENGINEERING
 COLLEGE:        College of Engineering and Computing - Mechanical & Materials Engineering
 DATE:           Friday, April 10, 2009
 TIME:           11:00 A.M.
 PLACE:          GL 835 University Park and LIB 155 Biscayne Bay
 CONTACT:        Jiuhua Chen                                    (Graduate Council Hearing)




                PROPOSALS AND CHANGES LISTED BY COLLEGE AND DEPARTMENT
 The following proposals and changes, which do not require hearings, are listed below for review by the university community
 and may be accessed by clicking on the hyperlinks. Faculty contact names are listed and may be reached with questions and
 problems.

                                  COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
 SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTING
    Changes to the Master of Accounting (MACC), Value-Added Track – Contact: Lewis Davidson
 DECISION SCIENCES AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS
    Changes to the Master of Science in Management Information Systems – Contact: Irma Becerra-Fernandez
   GRADUATE SCHOOL
    Advanced Diploma in Business Administration Program (ADBA) – Contact: Tomislav Mandakovic
   MANAGEMENT AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
    New Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Decision Making – Contact: Eric Cartaya
    New Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management – Contact: Eric Cartaya
   MARKETING
    New Graduate Certificate in Export-Import Marketing Management (CEIMM) – Contact: Tiger Li
    New Graduate Certificate in Sales and Customer Relationship Management (CSCRM) – Contact: Tiger Li
    CURRICULUM BULLETIN #5 March 31, 2009                                                                                 Page 2


                                               COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
     The college requests the termination of the following programs:
       B.S. in Home Economics Education
       M.S. in Home Economics
       B.S. in Trade and Industrial Education
       M.S. in Trade and Industrial Education
       M.S. in Elementary Education
    EDUCATIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES
     Changes to the Professional Training Option—Education Minor and Alternative Certification Institute Programs –
         Contact: Adriana G. McEachern
    EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND POLICY STUDIES
     Changes to the Ed.D. Higher Education Degree Program – Contact: Benjamin Baez


                                              COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

 MECHANICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING
     New Certificate in Sustainable Construction – Contact: Yong Tao
     The college requests the termination of the following program: B.S. in Chemical Engineering


                                               SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
    DIETETICS AND NUTRITION
     Changes to the Bachelor of Science, Dietetics and Nutrition – Contact: Dona Greenwood
 HEALTH POLICY AND MANAGEMENT
     Changes to the Master of Health Services Administration – Contact: Gloria Deckard




      NEW COURSES AND COURSE CHANGES – LISTED BY COLLEGE/SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT

                                  COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE ARTS
 SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
     NEW COURSE REQUESTS
     ARC 4324  Architectural Design 5                                                                      4 credits
               Integration of structure and construction techniques in the production of a small to mid-sized public project that
               incorporates basic consideration of site, structure, materials and assembly systems.
               Prerequisites: Admission to the major ARC 2304, ARC 2580
     ARC 4335  Architectural Design 6                                                                      4 credits
               Focus upon architectural housing typologies and related issues of inhabitation. Spatial, structural and assembly
               systems and circulation issues specific to housing as well as context are presented.
               Prerequisites: Admission to the major ARC 4324 ARC 3243
               Corequisite: ARC 3463
     ARC 4342  Architectural Design 7                                                                      4 credits
               A flexible framework for appropriate investigations of complex spatial, programmatic, contextual, constructional, or
               ethical involved in the architectural design process.
               Prerequisites: ARC 4335 ARC 4553
     ARC 4343  Architectural Design 8                                                                      4 credits
               A continuation of Design 7 with investigations of complex spatial, programmatic, contextual, constructional, or
               ethical issues involved in the architectural design process.
               Prerequisites: ARC 4335 ARC 4553
     IND 5XXX  Design Foundations                                                                          3 credits
               The course is a rigorous introduction to design fundamentals. It builds a design language through lectures, practical
               exercises, exploring techniques, materials, skills, making and critical thinking.
               Prerequisite: Program approval
               Corequisites: IND 5913 Visual Notations 1 + IND 5475 Computer Practices 1
 CURRICULUM BULLETIN #5 March 31, 2009                                                                                   Page 3


    LAA 5XXX  Computer Practices in Landscape Architecture 3                                            3 credits
              Contemporary methods of digital representation for landscape architecture. Intensive exploration of three
              dimensional modeling and rendering techniques.
              Prerequisites: LAA 5371, LAA 5374 Program Approval
    LAA 5XXX Design Foundations                                                                         3 credits
              The course is a rigorous introduction to design fundamentals. It builds a design language through lectures, practical
              exercises, exploring techniques, materials, skills, making and critical thinking.
              Prerequisite: Program approval
              Corequisites: LAA 5343 Visual Notations 1 + LAA 5371 Computer Practices 1
    COURSE CHANGE/DELETION REQUEST
    ARC 5361  New title: Integrated Comprehensive Design
              New catalog description: Exploration of arch. systems: structural, environmental, life-safety, assembly & enclosure
              form, content and expression. Students will assess and integrate systems into the design process.
              New corequistite: ARC 5483
    ARC 5362  New title: Architectural Design 9
    ARC 5483  New title: Integrated Building Systems
              New catalog description: Exploration of arch. systems integration and specifications in design & construction
              processes: structural, environmental, life-safety, assembly & enclosure systems are included.
              New corequisite: ARC 5361
    ARC 6356  New title: Architectural Design 10


                                          COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
    COURSE CHANGE/DELETION REQUEST
    BSC 3428  Deleted
   CHEMISTRY
    NEW COURSE REQUESTS
    CHM 3XXX Chemical Education Seminar                                                                  1 credit
              Inquiry chemistry instruction approach incorporating chemical education research. Includes scientific discourse,
              assessment, and the use of technology in instruction.
              Prerequisites: CHM 1045, 1045L, 1046 & 1046L
    CHM 4XXX Inquiry Instruction in Chemistry                                                            3 credits
              Inquiry chemistry instruction approach incorporating chemistry education research. Includes general chemistry
              topics, scientific discourse, assessment and technology use in teaching.
              Prerequisites: CHM 3XXX or PHY 3012
   ECONOMICS
    COURSE CHANGE/DELETION REQUESTS
    ECO 6112  New title: Fundamentals of Microeconomic Theory
              New catalog description: Consumer theory, producer theory and the introduction of uncertainty and dynamics.
              Market equilibrium and welfare properties of perfect competition and monopoly. Public goods and externalities.
    ECO 6204  New title: Fundamentals of Macroeconomic Theory
    ECO 7116  New catalog description: General equilibrium and welfare economics. Economies of uncertainty. Economic
              dynamics including capital accumulation, optimal growth and dynamic equilibrium. Uncertainty and incomplete
              markets.
   EARTH SCIENCES
    NEW COURSE REQUESTS
    GLY 3XXX Seminar in Earth Science Education                                                          1 credit
              Seminar covering theoretical and practical issues encountered in the teaching of Earth Sciences. Students will
              discuss experience gained as Learning Assistants.
              Prerequisites: GLY 1010 and L, GLY 1101 and L and permission of instructor
    GLY 4XXX Inquiry-Based Learning in the Earth Sciences                                                3 credits
              Important concepts in the Earth Sciences covered using inquiry based learning techniques. Content delivery using
              laboratory exercises and technology.
              Prerequisites: Permission of instructor
   ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
    NEW COURSE REQUESTS
    EVR 4XXX Coastal Resource Management                                                                 3 credits
              An introduction to the basic concepts, principles, our analytical tools used in the management of coastal resources.
 CURRICULUM BULLETIN #5 March 31, 2009                                                                                     Page 4


    EVR 6XXX   Remote Sensing in Hydrology                                                                    3 credits
               Sensors, platforms, satellites; image rectification, classification; data assimilation and parameterization; soil
               moisture, rainfall, discharge, evapotranspiration measurement, modeling and validation.
               Prerequisites: GLY 5754 or equivalent or permission of instructor and EVR 5215 or EVR 4211 or equivalent or
               permission of instructor.
   MATHEMATICS
    NEW COURSE REQUEST
    MAP 5XXX Mathematical Scientific Computation                                                              3 credits
               Programming in Matlab, Graphics in Matlab, Creating GUIs in Matlab, Simulink
               Prerequisites: MAC 2313, MAP 2302, MAS 3105
   MODERN LANGUAGES
    COURSE CHANGE/DELETION REQUEST
    SPN 4521   Deleted
   RELIGIOUS STUDIES
    NEW COURSE REQUEST
    REL 3XXX   Chinese Religion and Culture                                                                   3 credits
               An in-depth study of the various ways that the religious and cultural traditions of China have influenced the nation’s
               intellectual and cultural history.

                                    COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
 ACCOUNTING
    NEW COURSE REQUEST
    ACG 6XXX Accounting Internship                                                                        3 credits
               Practical application in a clinical setting of knowledge acquired in the classroom.
               Prerequisite: Approval by Director of School of Accounting
    COURSE CHANGE/DELETION REQUEST
    ACG 6225   New catalog description: Seminar examining role and inputs of accounting, fiancé and taxation in strategic
               decisions. Mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring is the frame-work used to bring these issues in to focus.
               Prerequisite: Masters of Accounting Students only
   DECISION SCIENCES AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS
    NEW COURSE REQUESTS
    ISM 4XXX   Health Information Systems Management                                                      3 credits
               Medical Informatics is a novel discipline bridging medicine and information sciences. This course explores the
               structure, acquisition and use of medical information by health care organizations.
               Prerequisite: CGS 3300
    ISM 6XXX   Health Care Information Management                                                         3 credits
               This course studies IT concepts and techniques that facilitate fact-based decision making in health care
               organizations.
    COURSE CHANGE/DELETION REQUEST
    ISM 6136   New title: Business Intelligence Applications
               New catalog description: The course will give students the skills needed to manage and deliver BI. It covers data
               warehouse concepts, dimensional modeling, OLAP cubes, advanced reporting and visualization and data mining.

                                                COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
 CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
    NEW COURSE REQUEST
    SSE 3XXX  Social Science Content and Pedagogy                                                        3 credits
              This course introduces students to terminology, concepts, and applications across the disciplines of the social
              sciences and education.
    SSE 4XXX  Perspectives in Social Science Education                                                   3 credits
              This course explores in depth social science content using various pedagogical methods based on an understanding
              of the various social science disciplines.
              Prerequisite: SSE 3XXX (Social Science Content and Pedagogy)
    SSE 4XXX  Social Science Education for Reflective Practice                                           3 credits
              Using students’ experiences interning in the secondary social studies classroom, this course will help beginning
              teachers meet the various challenges of a classroom teacher.
              Prerequisites: SSE 3XXX (Social Science Content and Pedagogy); SSE 4XXX (Perspectives in Social Science
              Education)
    CURRICULUM BULLETIN #5 March 31, 2009                                                                               Page 5


     COURSE CHANGE/DELETION REQUESTS
     SSE 4384  New course number: SSE 4384
               Delete prerequisite: EDG 3321
     SSE 4942  New course number: SSE 4942
               Delete prerequisite: EDG 3321


                                              COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
    CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
     NEW COURSE REQUEST
     CGN 4XXX Sustainable Building Engineering                                                               3 credits
               Introduces students to the basic concepts of designing building materials and complimentary systems in such a way
               that the enclosures control heat, air and moisture so that durable, energy efficient, healthy building is provided
               without using excess materials and energy. Students from different backgrounds will learn principles and
               methodologies to enhance the environmental performance of buildings, including all applicable regulatory and
               sustainability frameworks.
               Prerequisite: Junior Standing



                                             SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
     NEW COURSE REQUEST
     PHC 6XXX Introduction to Applied Public Health                                                     3 credits
               This course will serve as an Introduction to Applied Public Health and provide an overview of core Public Health
               Disciplines with hands-on exposure to its application in the field.
     COURSE CHANGE/DELETION REQUESTS
     HSA 3103  New prerequisites: Completion of at least three of the following CGS 1060, ACG 2021, ACG 2071, STA 2023 or
               ECO 2023; or permission of instructor
     HSA 3180  New prerequisites: Completion of at least three of the following CGS 1060, ACG 2021, ACG 2071, STA 2023 or
               ECO 2023; or permission of instructor

				
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