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[Meeting minutes of the Senate of The University of British Columbia] Feb 19, 1930

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Wednesday, February 19th,  1930.
The third regular meeting of the Senate of The University of
British Columbia for the Session 1929-30 was held on Wednesday,
February 19th, 1930, at 8:00 p.m., In the Board Room.
Present: Dean R. W. Brock, Dean F. M. Clement, Dean D.
Buchanan, Mr. H. M,  King, Dr. A. F. Barss, Mr. W. E. Duckering, Dr.
R. H. Clark, Mr. H. F. Angus, Dr. M. Y. Williams, Mr. James Henderson,
Mr. J. A. Campbell, Mr. D. L. MacLaurin, Mr. G. W. Clark, Mr. P. H.
Elliott, Rev. Dr. W. H. Vance, Dr. T. H. Boggs, Dr. G. G. Sedgewick,
Mr. A. E. Lord, Mr. Sherwood Lett, Mrs. Beatrice Wood, Dr. C. Killam,
Miss A. B. Jamieson, Mr. Sydney Anderson.
Dr. Vance     )
Mr. G. W. Clark) That in the absence of the President,
Dean Brock take the Chair.
Expressions of regret at their inability to attend the
meeting were received from President Klinck and Archbishop dePencier.
Dr. Williams )
Mr. Duckering) That the minutes of the second regular
meeting of December 18th, 1929, and of
the special meeting of January 3rd, 1930,
be taken as read, and adopted.
Prom toe gacvflUes
Recommended that the offer of P.J. Mackay on behalf
of the estate of the late Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
of the "Isabel Ecclestone Mackay Prize for Poetry"
be accepted with thanks, and that the Calendar
announcement in reference to this prize be:
Isabel Ecclestone Mackay Prize
A Prize of #25.00 from the estate of the
late Isabel Ecclestone Mackay will be awarded
to the student of the University who submits
an original poem in the English Language which
shall be deemed of sufficient merit, the award
to be made upon the decision of the Head of
the English Department.  Poems entered for
this competition must be in the hands of the
Registrar not later than the last day of the
final examinations.
;-* 66.
Wednesday, February 19th, 1930.
Mr. Lett  )
Mr. Elliott) That the recommendation be approved.
From the Faculty of Arts and Science
Recommended that the hood of the B. Com. degree be the
B.A. hood with the addition of a white cord, and that
the exact position of this cord in relation to the blue
edging be left to the conmittee in charge.
That the form of diploma, used for the degrees in
Applied Science, be used for the B. Com. degree, the
space for faculty being filled in: "Arts and Science"
and for degree: "Bachelor of Commerce".
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Angus   ) That the recommendation be approved.
That a course in Conmercial Spanish be not established
at the present time.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Williams ) That this reconmendation be approved.
Reports of Commlttaws
Pn Calendar
The report of the Committee on Calendar was presented and
considered Item by item.  Special action was taken as follows:
1. Matriculation Requirements
Presented by Dr. R. H. Clark.
Course in Senior Matriculation Physics revised, and textbook changed.
Dean Buchanan )
Dr. R. H. Clark) That a committee be appointed by the
Chair, with power to act, on this
2. SWTfflT Session Announcement
Presented by Dr. R. H. Clark for the information of
Senate. 67.
Wednesday, Fehruary 19th, 1930.
3. Calendar
Section 1.    Pages 1-64      Introductory.
Presented by Dr. R. H. Clark.
Dr. Vance)
Mr. Angus) That the following clause be inserted:
"The accommodation for students In the
University is limited.  The University
therefore, reserves the right to limit
the attendance."
Section 2.    Pages 65 - 158      Faculty of Arts and Science.
Presented by Mr. Angus.
Section 3.    Pages 159 - 250      Faculty of A-polled Science.
Presented by Dr. R. H. Clark.
Mr. G. W. Clark)
Mr. A. E. Lord ) That the regulation requiring 50 per
cent. In English Composition and
English Literature be not made
effective until September, 1931.
Dr. Williams )
Dr. Sedgewick) That the language required be placed in
the same category as English.
Section 4. Pages 251 - 283 Faculty of Agriculture.
Presented by Dr. Barss
Dr. Buchanan raised the question as to whether candidates
who are to take the courses proposed in First and Second Year
Agriculture are to be registered In Arts and Science or in Agriculture.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Angus   ) That the matter be referred to a committee
of Senate, to report at a subsequent
meeting of the Senate. 68.
Wednesday, February 19th, 1930.
In amendment:
Dr. Vance)
Dr. Boggs) That the matter be referred to a committee
with power to act.
Amendment put to vote - Lost.
Motion put to vote and carried.
Dr.  Clark      )
Mr. Campbell) That the agricultural portion of the calendar
be left for consideration to a special
meeting of the Senate.
Section 5.    Pages 285 - 346 Statistics. Societies.
Affiliated. OQUeses,
Presented by Dr. R. H. Clark.
Dr. Buchanan)
Mr. Angus  ) That the question of First Year Nursing be
referred to the same committee.
The report  (excepting the section for the Faculty of
Agriculture), as amended and adopted,  is as follows:
1.    Matriculation Requirements
Text-book changed in Junior Matriculation Latin.
Technical High School subjects option for Junior
Matriculation divided into alternative groups
(A)  and  (B).
Course in Senior Matriculation Physics revised, and
text-book changed.
Text-book changed in Senior Matriculation Greek.
Text-book changed in Senior Matriculation French.
No other changes in Requirements this year.
Changes in the Courses of Study for High Schools
and Junior High Schools are being made by the
Education Department,  and these changes will  in
all probability necessitate a revision of the
Matriculation Requirements next year.
^J * 69.
y Wednesday, February 19th, 1930.
W        2. Summer Session Announcement
The Announcement for the Summer Session of 1931 will be
y prepared by the Director of the Summer Session, and
will be presented by the Committee later in the year.
3. calendar
Section 1. Pages 1-64  Introductory.
Page 38  Paragraph on, "Courses of Study" revised to
, include Commerce, Social Service, and Teacher
Training courses.
Page 42  Paragraph 1, - Note added re age of admission
to Course in Social Service.
Page 43  Paragraph 7, reworded: "A student who has a
failure In a subject of the Junior Matriculation
f examination standing against him will not be
admitted to the University."
The accommodation for students in the University
is limited. The University therefore, reserves
the right to limit the attendance.
Page 47  Attendance rule reworded.
Pages51 - 63 Medals, Scholarships and Prizes.  This part
of Calendar revised to date.
Section 2. Pages 65 - 158  Faculty of Arts and Science.
Page 71  Mention of new degree and of courses not leading
to degrees.
Page 73  Geography 5 and Philosophy 1(c) as second year
Page 74  Paragraph 2 reworded.
Page 78  New requirement for Honours in Economics; New
Honour course in Economics and Political Science*
Page 79  New rule as to History Seminar.
New prerequisites in Physics Honours.  Course
Page 81  New Honour Course in Economics and Political
Science. 70.
Wednesday, February 19th, 1930.
Page 82 Courses leading to B. Com. redrafted.
Page 82 and 83 New registration date for M.A.
New prerequisites for M.A.
Page 85 New prerequisites of M.A. in Economics and
Political Science.
Page 87 M.A. History requirements restated.
Page 88 Insert Teacher Training Course.
Insert Social Service Course.
Page 90 Regulation 8 reworded.
Page 100 Course in Chemistry 4 rearranged.
Page 107 Course in Latin 2 restated.
Page 111 Courses confined to B.Com. students.
Page 113 Education rewritten.
Page 114 Old prerequisite for admission to courses in High
School Methods to stand one more year.
Page 141 Mathematics 3 rearranged and given each year.
Page 147 Course in French 4(d) reworded.
Page 151 Courses in Philosophy 5 and 6 changed from 2 units
to 3 units each.
New Courses
Chemistry 21, Chemical Kinetics - 1 unit.
Latin 10, Virgil Aeneid - 3 units.
Economics 11, Transportation (not given 1930-31)
(previously authorized but not given).
Economics 13, Statistics 2, (previously authorized
but not given).
"Economics 15, Accountancy 2, (previously authorized
but not given).
Economics 16, Accountancy 3, (Cost Accounting).
"Economics 17, Commercial Law 1, (previously authorized
but not given).
Economics 18, Commercial Law 2, (not offered in 1930-31).
*Economics 19, Marketing and Problems in Sales Management.
Government 4, Problems of the Pacific. (In place of
Government 3)• 71.
, Wednesday, February 19th,  1930.
^^ Sociology 2, Social  Origins and Development   (previously
! authorized but not  given).
Sociology 3, The Urban Community  (not given 1930-31).
All the above courses in Economics are 3-unit courses
( (3 hours a week), and are offered to third and fourth
years only.
Those marked with an asterisk ( ) are open only to
B. Com. students.
The following special courses, open only to students
J for the Diploma of Social Service, have not previously
been described In the Calendar,-
1.  Introduction to Social Service 2 units
* 2. Social Organization and Case Work Methods  1 unit
( 3. Child Welfare 1.unit
4. Personal Hygiene 1 unit
5. Case Work Methods 1 unit
"-^k                     6.  Child Welfare Case Studies 1 unit
7. Group Work 1 unit
8. Public Health 1 unit.
i 9. and 10. Field Work Seminar.
Geography 5, Economic Geography - 3 units.
French 4(e), Novel. (New course for fourth year, though
previously given for M.A. course).
French 5(b), Old French. (M.A. course previously given
but not mentioned in Calendar).
' Philosophy 1(c), Introduction to Philosophy - 3 units.
Zoology 9, Advanced Entomology, Lecture and Laboratory
* work - 7 hours a week - 2 units.
Section 3. Pages 159 - 250  Faculty of Applied Science
Pages 163-164 Delete: "From summer employment   date of
This is covered in new sections on "Opening of
Session", and "Supplemental Examinations". 72.
Wednesday, February 19th, 1930.
Page 165 The second, third, and fourth, paragraphs rewritten.
Rules for admission to Second Year Applied Science
revised; 50 per cent, in each subject of examination
will be required beginning with the opening of the
Session 1931-32; no student with any supplementals
outstanding will be admitted to Second Year Applied
Science.  Note at bottom of page deleted.
Page 169 Chemistry 4 now three hours instead of two.
Page 174 M.B. 14 now two lectures both terms.
Page 177 Economics 1 dropped, due to Chemistry 4 being changed
to 3 hours.
Page 179 M.E. 19 now three hours instead of two.
Page 183 Short day-time courses In Mining are discontinued at
the University and are being replaced by Short
Evening Courses under the British Columbia Chamber of
Mines and the Vancouver School Board.
Page 185 The re-insertion of a former regulation re the
awarding of degrees to nurses who have graduated from
a hospital accredited by this University.
Pages 185-186 Interchange Physics 1 or 2 and Philosophy 1 in
First and Second Years.
Pagesl88-189 Changes in Short Courses for Nurses.
Page 192 Double Course for the Degrees of B.A. and B.A.Sc.
in Nursing.
Page 194 Paragraph 6, applies to Third and higher Years.
Page 195 Paragraph 8, students who are required to repeat
a year are not allowed to take work in a higher
year.  Certain laboratory courses in Civil and
Mechanical Engineering in which the candidate has
made 65$ or over need not be repeated however.
Page 201 Chemistry 4(a) and 4(b) changed from 2 to 3 hours.
Pages 244-248 Short Courses revised.  (27) Sociology redefined.
New Course
Chemistry 21, Chemical Kinetics. "737"
Wednesday, February 19th, 1930.
Section 5. Pages 285 - 346  Statistics, Societies, Affiliated
Page 338 Statement added in reference to Late Afternoon and
Saturday Morning classes.
Page 341 Student Branch of the Engineering Institute of
Canada added to list of scientific societies.
On Limiting Attendance
Report adopted with material for Section 1 of the
Calendar, earlier in the meeting.
Notice of Motion by Mr. Lett:
That the deliberations of Senate be open to the press.
Following substituted for the above:
Mr. Lett )
Dr. Vance) That a press committee consisting of one
Faculty member of Senate and one non-
Faculty member of Senate, be appointed to
hold office for one year; and that such
conmittee be empowered to give to the press
a report of the proceedings of Senate
promptly after each meeting; that the Chair
be asked to appoint the Secretary of Senate
as the general secretary of the committee.
The Committee is to be appointed by the
For the information of Senate a letter from the Minister of
Education was read in reference to the publication of the financial
statement of the University.
The meeting adjourned.
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