April 15, 2015

Date/Time
Wednesday, 04/15/2015
Location
Wimberly Building
Submitted By:
Lynlie Jones

GRADUATE COUNCIL MINUTES

April 15, 2015

#416

The Graduate Council of Lamar University met in Room 219, Wimberly Bldg., at 2:00 p.m. 

Dr. William Harn, Dean of Graduate Studies, presided.  Dr. Dorothy Sisk, Dr. Jimmy Moss, and Dr. Fan attended.  Also present was Carmen Breaux, Coordinator of Graduate Studies, Dr. Jean Andrews, Dr. Millicent Musyoka, and Dr. Carl Sheperis.

MINUTES:

Minutes of the March 11, 2015 meeting were reviewed by the Council.  Dr. Sisk motioned to approve, Dr. Fan seconded the motion, and the Council unanimously approved.

NEW BUSINESS: 

College of Fine Arts and Communication – Revised Degree Plan

Dr. Jean Andrews and Dr. Millicent Musyoka from the department of Deaf Education attended the Graduate Council meeting and explained the changes to the degree DSDE.  Dr. Sisk motioned to approve, Dr. Fan seconded the motion, and the Council unanimously approved.

College of Education & Human Development – Proposal for New Degree Counseling and Special Populations

Dr. Carl Sheperis attended the Graduate Council meeting and explained the new degree proposal for the Department of Counseling and Special Populations, PHD in Counselor Education and Supervision (CES).  The Graduate Council reviewed the proposal submitted by the Counseling and Special Populations Department.  Dr. Sisk motioned to approve, Dr. Fan seconded the motion, and the Council unanimously approved.

Course Additions/Dept. of Counseling and Special Populations

Course additions CNDV 6311, CNDV 6312, CNDV 6313, CNDV 6335, CNDV 6353, CNDV 6354, CNDV 6355, CNDV 6366, CNDV 6367, CNDV 6380, CNDV 6381, CNDV 6393, CNDV 6394, and CNDV 6395 were submitted by the Department of Counseling and Special Populations.   Dr. Sisk motioned to approve, Dr. Fan seconded the motion, and the Council unanimously approved.

Course Addition and Deletion– Arts and Sciences, Physics

Course addition PHYS 5380 and course deletion PHYS 5480 were submitted by the Department of Physics to the Graduate Council.  Dr. Fan motioned to approve, Dr. Moss seconded the motion, and the Council unanimously approved.

Course Additions Engineering– Civil

Course additions CVEN 5311 and CVEN 5321 were submitted by the Department of Physics to the Graduate Council.  Dr. Fan motioned to approve, Dr. Sisk seconded the motion, and the Council unanimously approved.

Course Change Arts and Sciences– English

Course addition ENGL 5310 was submitted by the Department of English to the Graduate Council. The Graduate Council recommended approval pending changes to the document.

Dr. Sisk motioned to approve, Dr. Moss seconded the motion, and the Council unanimously approved.

Course Change Engineering– Industrial

Course addition INEN 5375 was submitted by the Department of Industrial Engineering to the Graduate Council.  Dr. Fan motioned to approve, Dr. Sisk seconded the motion, and the Council unanimously approved.

MBA Memo– Program change from 16 week to 8 week in Fall semester

The memo submitted by the Business Department concerning the 8 week courses versus 15 week was reviewed by the Graduate Council.  Dr. Moss motioned to approve, Dr. Sisk seconded the motion, and the Council unanimously approved.

 

CONCLUSION:

The next meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, September 26, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Wimberly Bldg., Room 219.