View Bill 19-20-11

Senate Bill 19-20-11

Bill ID: 19-20-11
PCC ID: 18071
Name: PCC Proposal to Establish a Baccalaureate Program in Immersive Media Design
Proposed: 08/01/2019
Sponsor: PCC Committee
Proposal: The Colleges of Arts and Humanities (ARHU) and Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) jointly propose to offer Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Immersive Media Design. The field of Immersive Media Design encompasses a broad spectrum of practices drawing from both the creative arts and computing sciences. It addresses emerging developments across both disciplines and utilizes practices in augmented and virtual reality, computer graphics and game programming, digital fabrication, software art, tangible computing and computer sensing, allowing for the creation of multisensorial content which actively engages with its participants through deep interactivity in both virtual and dimensional settings.


Status: Pending Approval
BOR Approval: Awaiting approval
MHEC Approval: Awaiting approval
Presidential Approval: 10/30/2019
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Reviewed By: Senate
Received: 09/25/2019
Decision Date: 10/02/2019
Decision: The Senate voted to approve the proposal.
Next Step: Presidential Approval
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 09/13/2019
Decision Date: 09/20/2019
Decision: The SEC voted to place the proposal on the agenda of the October 2, 2019 Senate meeting for consideration.
Next Step: Senate Review
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Reviewed By: Programs, Curricula, & Courses (PCC) Committee
Received: 04/26/2019
Decision Date: 05/03/2019
Decision: The PCC Committee voted to approve the proposal.
Actions: The PCC Committee considered the proposal at its meeting on May 3, 2019. It met with Brandon Morse and Ralph Bauer from the College of Arts and Humanities and with Roger Eastman and Bob Infantino from the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences to discuss the proposal. After discussion, the PCC Committee voted to approve the proposal.
Next Step: SEC Review