Present: Dell DeChant, Sherman Dorn, Sharon Geiger, Michael LeVan, Sunita Lodwig, Steven Reader, Dewey Rundus, Larry Thompson.
Absent: Bradley Kamp
Guests: Keenan Arodak, Cordell Chavis, Jay Coble, Elizabeth Bell, Janet Moore, Kay Perrin
The meeting was called to order at 3:09 p.m.
Candidates for graduation must have completed at least 30 hours of the last 60 hours of their undergraduate credit in USF courses. The approval of the dean of the college granting their degree must be secured for any transfer credits offered for any part of these last 60 hours.
Exceptions to the above rules are students who are enrolled at other universities on approved exchange programs, cooperative education students enrolled in other institutions (prior approval having been secured from their USF advisors) while on their training periods, and students taking correspondence work from the University of Florida. CLEP credit does not count toward academic residency" to a revised requirement which was approved by the UGC and says
Changes to requirement:
Any credits transferred from a University of South Florida accredited institution must be processed as transfer credits from any regionally accredited institution.
Candidates for graduation must have completed at least 30 hours of the last 60 hours of their undergraduate credits in courses offered by the institution from which they receive a degree and have earned a GPA of 2.0 or higher in those courses. Individual colleges and programs may have more stringent requirements, approved by the university, such as the number of specific courses in the major that must be completed at the institution from which a student may receive a degree.
Exceptions to the above rules may be made for students who are enrolled at other universities in a USF approved exchanges, study abroad programs, co-op training programs or correspondence courses from the University of Florida. CLEP credit does not count toward academic residence".
The Undergraduate Council is responsible for recommending to the President, Provost, and the Dean of Undergraduate Studies and reporting to the Faculty Senate on matters pertaining to undergraduate courses, curricula, institutional programs, and degrees of the university. Responsibilities include the review of the undergraduate academic policies, new courses and programs other than those of the general education curriculum. The council shall advise the President, the Provost, and the Dean of Undergraduate Studies on the development of future undergraduate programs at the university and shall aid them in developing, reviewing and updating the university's statement of academic goals and objectives.
Rundus/Thompson - TABLED
Prior catalog copy - 0708
In addition to the College’s graduation requirements, the Department has the following policies:
1. Advising is mandatory prior to each term.
2. Exit Interviews are a graduation requirement for all students.
3. Only 2 “D” grades in engineering courses may be used to fulfill graduation requirements.
4. Students are strongly advised to take the Fundamental Exam (F.E.)
New catalog copy - 0809
In addition to the College's graduation requirements, the Department has the following policies:
1. Mandatory advising is required of student prior to each term.
2. Participating in Department assessment activities, including an exit interview, is a graduation requirement for each student.
3. As a continuation requirement, students must have a C or better in EGN 3311 Statics; EGN 3331 Mechanics of Materials; EGN 3353 Basic Fluid Mechanics; and EGN 3365 Materials Engineering I. In addition students must have a 2.5 GPA (best attempt) in these courses.
4. No D grades in engineering courses may be used to fulfill graduation requirements.
5. Students are strongly advised to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (F.E. Exam).
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Information Systems
The minimum grade in specialization and general engineering courses (other than COP2510, CDA3103 and COP3514) will be a C-. The minimum grade for COP2510, CDA3103 and COP3514 will be a C.
The next meeting will be Monday, October 22, 2007. The meeting was adjourned at 4:45 p.m.
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Office of Undergraduate Studies