MU Faculty Senate--AY2005-2006 Administrative Approvals Millersville University Faculty Senate

Administrative Approvals
19 April 2006

TO: Registrar's Office
Academic Advisement
FROM: Dr. Carol Y. Phillips
Executive Assistant to the President
DATE: April 19, 2006
SUBJ: Notification of Minor Curricular Change(s)

The following changes have been identified as minor curricular changes for the Earth Sciences department effective for SPRING 2007 early registration.

Course Curricular Change: Pre-requisite
ESCI 362 - Marine Geology ESCI 362 - Marine Geology
Revised Pre-req ESCI 261 OR ESCI 221
Rationale: Change in pre-requisite allows the course to be more accessible to students outside the Department of Earth Sciences, in addition to major and minors in Oceanography

Course Curricular Change: Pre-requisite
ESCI 364 - Descriptive Physical Oceanography Pre-req: ESCI 261 and PHYS 232
Revised Pre-req ESCI 261 and either PHYS 232 OR PHYS 132
Rationale: Currently, the Oceanography curriculum is being revised and these pre-requisite changes are part of the revision process making the program more accessible. An Oceanography major will have the choice to complete PHYS 232 OR PHYS 132 even though ESCI 364 will still be a required course for the program.

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