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Proposal Summary: AS-04-86

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TitleChange in title of MS in Geography degree
Submitting DeanDr. Roger Creel
Submitting CollegeArts & Sciences -- Charles Monroe x8033
Departments Generating the ProposalGeography
Objection DeadlineMarch 31, 2004
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedApril 12, 2005 by PR Nancy Stokes
Effective DateFall 2004
Brief Summary of ProposalThe Department proposes to change the title of its MS in Geography degree. Current title: MS in Geography Proposed title: MS in Geography/Geographic Information Sciences This change will: (1) reflect significant changes in practice and terminology in the field of geography that have led to widespread use of the term "Geographic Information Sciences" to describe the scientific and technical components of the discipline, and (2) better reflect the nature of the education that students currently receive in the MS degree and the types of careers that they pursue.
Type of ProposalProgram changes
Graduate School Endorsement StatusApproved
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedMarch 15, 2004 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusNot required
IR Status UpdatedFebruary 03, 2004 by IR Dolores Bezilla
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedFebruary 02, 2004 by UL Peter Linberger
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status Updated
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements Updated


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