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CAA to vote on course proposals

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Editor

August 31, 2016

  The Council on Academic Affairs will be looking at a pair of potential new classes at their next meeting. The two classes are PSY 3760, the Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making, and PSY 4810, Neuropsychopharmacology. PSY 3760 is about how individuals make decisions and the processes...

CAA to review changes to English, FCS programs

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

October 28, 2014

The Council on Academic Affairs will decide on changes in the English and family and consumer sciences courses during its meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday in the Booth Library conference Room 4440. The council’s general education committee will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday. The council will decide on renaming an...

CAA reviews accounting and finance programs

Debby Hernandez, Administration

October 2, 2014

The Council on Academic Affairs examined program reviews for accounting and finance degrees on Thursday. Assistant chair of accounting Denise Smith said the accounting program underwent changes since the last review in 2006. Changes include the inclusion of an accounting minor within the program,...

CAA to vote on new theater course

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

September 16, 2014

The Council on Academic Affairs will review a new theater course named “dramaturgy,” which will be available to students this spring if approved. Kevin Doolen, chair of the theater department, said this course will be a new elective for all theater majors and non-majors. Doolen said the theater...

CAA reviews physics program

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

September 4, 2014

The Council on Academic Affairs met Thursday to receive input on the physics department program. Steven Daniels, the physics department chair, gave a presentation about the program’s success changes. He said average ACT scores for physics majors are among the highest in the university, and have...

CAA to discuss officer positions

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

September 2, 2014

The Council on Academic Affairs will consider new officers to fill vacant positions during its meeting Thursday. Stephen Lucas recently resigned his position as CAA chair after four years of participation in the council. He said his resignation was due to professional reasons. “I need to focus...

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