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Proposal Summary: AS-06-70

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TitleChange prerequisites for all graduate-level courses in physics
Submitting DeanRonald Levant
Submitting CollegeArts & Sciences -- Annabelle Foos x7937
Departments Generating the ProposalPhysics
Objection DeadlineMarch 13, 2006
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedApril 07, 2006 by PR J. Thomas Dukes
Effective DateFall 2006
Brief Summary of ProposalThis is a blanket proposal to change prerequisites for all 500-, and 600-level graduate level courses in physics (3650) from specific course numbers to “Admission to the Physics Master’s program or permission”. Rationale: The Academic Policies Committee (APC) of Faculty Senate has passed a resolution that has resulted in prerequisite checking being turned on in PeopleSoft by default. This may lead to the situation where transfer students, who do not have these UA prerequisites, may encounter problems when trying to register. Removing the prerequisite check will help to avoid this problem. The current blanket proposal will bring us into compliance with the APC resolution. It will also allow most students to register by themselves and will not require the physics department administrative assistant to manually register them.
Type of ProposalCourse changes only
Graduate School Endorsement StatusApproved
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedFebruary 27, 2006 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedDecember 19, 2005 by IR Dolores Bezilla
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedDecember 14, 2005 by UL Ann Bolek
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status Updated
General Education Advisory Committee StatusNot required
GEAC Status Updated
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedNovember 18, 2005 by AS dean's ofc Christy Adams

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