View Bill 19-20-19

Senate Bill 19-20-19

Bill ID: 19-20-19
PCC ID: 19001
Name: PCC Proposal to Rename the Bachelor of Arts in "Film Studies" to "Cinema and Media Studies"
Proposed: 09/27/2019
Sponsor: PCC Committee
Proposal: The College of Arts and Humanities proposes to rename its current Bachelor of Arts program in "Film Studies" to "Cinema and Media Studies." The new title better reflects the current scholarship, teaching, and learning activities of the program, which go beyond film studies in the traditional sense.


Status: Pending Approval
BOR Approval: Awaiting approval
MHEC Approval: Awaiting approval
Presidential Approval: 11/07/2019
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Reviewed By: Senate
Received: 10/29/2019
Decision Date: 11/05/2019
Decision: The Senate voted to approve the proposal.
Next Step: Presidential Approval
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 10/15/2019
Decision Date: 10/22/2019
Decision: The SEC voted to place the item on the agenda of the November 5, 2019 Senate meeting for consideration.
Next Step: Senate Review
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Reviewed By: Programs, Curricula, & Courses (PCC) Committee
Received: 09/27/2019
Decision Date: 10/04/2019
Decision: The PCC Committee voted to approve the proposal.
Actions: The PCC Committee considered this proposal at its meeting on October 4, 2019. Luka Arsenjuk and Eric Zakim, Associate Professors in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, and Ralph Bauer, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, presented the proposal and responded to questions from the committee. The proposal was unanimously approved by the committee.
Next Step: SEC Review