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Proposal Summary: AS-09-028

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TitleBS Natural Sciences - Polymer Chemistry/MS Polymer Sciences
Submitting DeanDean R. Levant
Submitting CollegeArts & Sciences -- Annabelle Foos x7937
Departments Generating the ProposalChemistry
Objection DeadlineMarch 09, 2009
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedJune 10, 2009 by Karen Greene
Effective DateFall 2009
Brief Summary of ProposalThe Department of Polymer Science believes there is pool of talented high school students in northeast Ohio who would like the opportunity to study polymer science at one of the premier departments in the world. They believe there is a barrier to this since their department is a graduate program only. By packaging existing courses in a degree format that will allow students to obtain a quality undergraduate science degree that can be completed in three years, the barrier to attracting this talented pool of high school students will disappear. Since chemistry/polymer is one of the major industrial sectors in northeast Ohio, this program will greatly benefit the economy. See PS-09-04 for new course 9871:497.
Type of ProposalNew program
Graduate School Endorsement StatusApproved
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedFebruary 23, 2009 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedFebruary 12, 2009 by IR Anu Mahapatra
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedFebruary 12, 2009 by UL Ann Bolek
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status Updated
General Education Advisory Committee StatusNot required
GEAC Status UpdatedDecember 04, 2008 by Karen Greene
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedDecember 05, 2008 by AS dean's ofc Cathy Moore


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