Academic Programs Committee ReportsReport of the Academic Programs Committee
to University Council
Oct. 25, 2001
Item for Action
1. Arts and Science/Biotechnology ï¿½ changes to the B.Sc. Four-year in Biology and Biotechnology (Appendix One)
The Academic Programs Committee recommends that Council approve the changes in the B.C. Four-year program in Biology and Biotechnology, as described on the attached Recommendation (Appendix One).
Items for Information
The Committee will be reviewing the report of the Nomenclature Subcommittee and distributing it to colleges for comment before bringing it to Council for approval.
The Bylaws Committee has asked that the Academic Programs Committee develop principles for college appeal procedures related to admission decisions.
Committee chair Bob Lucas is participating in university committees reviewing Prior Learning Assessment and Review (PLAR) and investigating revisions for the Student Information System (SIS). The Committee is also reviewing the program proposal for a Toxicology undergraduate program.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the Committee
Bob Lucas, Chair
Academic Programs Committee of Council
J. Brooke, Mathematics and Statistics
R. Kushwaha, Agricultural and Bioresource Engineering
G. Hughes, Plant Science
D. Pennock, Soil Science
S. Reid, Chemistry
S. Robinson, Education
N. Senior, Languages and Linguistics
R. Warrington, Biochemistry
H. Wagg, Sessional Lecturers
K. Anderson, GSA
USSU representative to be announced
K. Smith, Registrar
P. Melis, Office of the Vice-President Academic
M. Evered, Associate Vice-President Academic
M. Atkinson, Vice-President Academic
C. Fornssler, Committee Coordinator (Secretary)