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Proposal Summary: SC-06-30

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TitleTechnical Math III (2030:153)
Submitting DeanSilverman
Submitting CollegeSummit College -- Mike Jalbert x6374
Departments Generating the ProposalAssc Studies
Objection DeadlineOctober 28, 2005
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedNovember 17, 2005 by PR Nancy Stokes
Effective DateFall 2006
Brief Summary of ProposalIn order for students to maintain a consistent level of algebraic skill throughout the entire Technical Mathematics sequence of courses (TM I,II,III, and IV), and in order for them to be appropriately prepared for Technical Calculus I and II, it has been found necessary to include a review of factoring and algebraic fractions in TM III. In addition, many students taking TM III begin their mathematical course work with TM II instead of TM I, hence a review of factoring and fractions, topics covered in TM I, increases their chances of successfully completing Technical Mathematics sequence of courses. 2) Vectors are covered in great detail in the Engineering and Science Technology Department's mechanics course and, therefore, can be eliminated from TM III without any loss to our students. (Note: Discussions have been held with the Engineering and Science Technology faculty regarding this issue.)
Type of ProposalCourse changes only
Graduate School Endorsement StatusNot required
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedOctober 12, 2005 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedOctober 13, 2005 by IR Dolores Bezilla
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedOctober 14, 2005 by UL Bennie Robinson
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status Updated
General Education Advisory Committee StatusNot required
GEAC Status Updated
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedSeptember 28, 2005 by SC dean's ofc Sally Ryan


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