Millersville University, Faculty Senate

Action Summary

Faculty Senate Minutes

April 4, 2000

  1. ITEC 427 (new course) – approved.
  2. Addition of the following statement to the "Requirements and Policies" for the following degree programs: BS. in Chemistry, BS. in Chemistry - Polymer Chemistry Option, BS. in Secondary Education - Chemistry, BA. in Chemistry, and BA. in Chemistry Cooperative Engineering, Associate Degree in Chemistry.

    "Chemistry majors are required to have a 2.0 grade or better in Chemistry courses required for the major at the 100 and 200 level before proceeding to a course for which it is a prerequisite. Currently, these courses include CHEM 111, 112, 231, 232, 251, & 265. A C- grade in these courses is therefore not acceptable." – approved.

  3. Dr. Richard Glenn was elected to serve as Chair of the Honors Program Committee.
  4. Dr. John McLarnon was elected to serve as a member on the Ad Hoc Honor Code Committee.
  5. Referral of proposed revision of the M. Ed. Professional Core back to GCPRC passed unanimously.
  6. Policy #1 states that the minimum credit requirements for two-year college transfers "satisfy the minimum residence requirement of one year, including 30 semester hours of course work (in addition to student teaching for education students. The minimum requirement for transfers from a two-year college is 60 semester hours at Millersville University. " Additionally, the Committee has recommended that this policy be reviewed in the year 2005. The motion passed unanimously.
  7. Policy #2 limits, to 4 courses or 13 credits (whichever is less), the number of courses/credits for which students on academic probation may register. The policy states that "...such students are not allowed to pre-register (register) for more than 4 courses or 13 credits, whichever is less, in any term, session or semester unless they have the written permission of the advisor, chair, head of Academic Advisement or appropriate designee." The motion passed unanimously.
  8. Policy #4 recommends that "with a cumulative quality point average of 2.0 or better" be removed from the current policy dealing with transfer credit. Students with cumulative quality point averages of less than 2.0 will now be allowed to transfer credits to Millersville. The motion to approve the policy change passed unanimously.
  9. In Policy #3, the Committee recommended several changes in the policies for student registration relative to the add/drop period. A motion to refer the proposal back to the Academic Policies Committee for further refinement and review was seconded and passed with one dissenting vote.

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