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 6477.
Wednesday, December 10,  1975.
The Fourth regular meeting of the Senate of The University of British
Columbia for the Session 1975-76 was held on Wednesday, December 10,  1975
at 8.00 p.m. in the Board and Senate Room, Administration Building.
Present:    President D. T. Kenny (Chairman), Mrs. M. F. Angus,
Ms. J. P. Blandford, Dr. C B. Bourne, Dr. K. T. Brearley, Dr. T. H.
Brown, Rev. P. C. Burns, Mr. R. J. Carter, Dr. R. M. Clark, Dr. D. H.
Copp, Mr. W. L. Corscadden, Dr. J. D. Dennison, Dr. P. J. Dooling,
Mr. B. G. Dougherty, Dr. C V. Finnegan, Dean E. M. Fulton, Dean J. A. F.
Gardner, Dr. R. F. Gray, Dr. W. G. Hardwick, Dr. R. H. Hill, Dr. J. M.
Houston, Dr. W. M. Keenlyside, Dr.  L. Kraintz, Mrs. W. T. Lane, Dr. P. A.
Lusztig, Dean A. J. McClean, Dr. D. J. MacDougall, Dr. C A. McDowell,
Dr. M. F. McGregor, Mr. C R. Moore, Dr. B. N. Moyls, Mrs. J. R. Noble,
Mr. T. R. Pascuzzo, Dr. M. Pernarowski, Dr. M. E. Prang, Dr. J. F.
Richards, Dean B. E. Riedel, Dr. V. C Runeckles, Dr. S. O. Russell,
Dr. R. F. Sharp, Vice-President M. Shaw, Dr. R. A. Shearer, Mr. A. F.
Sheppard, Dr. M. J. A. Smith, Dr. J. K. Stager, Mr. B. Stuart-Stubbs,
Dr. P. Suedfeld, Mr. C B. Sundeen, Mr. G. A. Thorn, Dean G.M. Volkoff,
Miss C. L. V. Warren, Dean R. M. Will, Dr. J. L. Wisenthal.
Messages of regret for their inability to attend were received from
Chancellor D. F. Miller, Mrs.  F. Field, Dean N. A. Hall, Mr. D. L. Helliwell,
Dr. R. F. Kelly, Dr. W. D. Kitts, Dean P. A. Larkin, Dean S.W. Leung,
Rev. J. P. Martin, Dr. M. Uprichard.
Minutes of the previous meeting
Ms. Blandford      ) That the Minutes of the Third regular
Dr. Kraintz ) meeting of Senate for the Session 1975-76,
having been circulated be taken as read
and adopted.
It was pointed out that on pages 6463 and 6464 the headings should read
"M.Sc. in Dental Science" not "Dental Health".
The motion was put and carried. 6478.
Wednesday, December 10,  1975.
Business arising from the Minutes
Attention was drawn to the regulation concerning no smoking during the
examination period and the regulation that classes not be held on Thursdays
between 12. 30 p.m. and 2. 30 p.m.     It was stated that neither of these regulations
was being adhered to.
With regard to the no smoking regulation the Chairman stated that all Deans
should ask Faculty members to adhere to the regulations printed on the examination
booklet.
Vice-President Shaw informed Senate that the Board had recently received a
report from Systems Services concerning the number of classes being held Thursday
noon, as a result of which he had written a memo to all Deans requesting them to
enforce the regulation that classes not be held on Thursdays between 12.30 p.m.
and 2. 30 p.m.
Some members felt that it was impossible to enforce the rule in the case of
graduate programs.
Dr. Copp gave notice of the following motion: -
"That the regulation that classes not be held on Thursdays between
12.30 p.m. and 2. 30 p.m. shall not apply to Graduate courses."
From the Board of Governors
Notification of approval  in principle of Senate recommendations - subject, where
applicable, to the proviso that none of the programs be implemented without formal
reference to the President and the formal agreement of the President;  and that the
Deans and Heads concerned with new programs be asked to indicate the space
requirements, if any, of such new programs. 6479.
Wednesday, December 10, 1975.
From the Board of Governors    (continued)
(i) New loan regulations for the University Library for a trial period of one
year (outlined in the Senate Library Committee's report) .   (P. 6454-9)
(ii) Course changes recommended by the Faculty of Applied Science.
(P.6474)
(iii) New course. Education 462, recommended by the Faculty of Education.
(P.6474)
(iv) New courses recommended by the Faculty of Education.   (P. 6474)
(v) Course changes recommended by the Faculty of Forestry.   (P. 6474)
(vi) New courses and course changes recommended by the Faculty of Graduate
Studies.    (P. 6474-6)
(vii)        M.Sc. program in Dental Science recommended by the Faculty of Graduate
Studies.    (P. 6463-4)
(viii)      Ph.D. program in Theatre recommended by the Faculty of Graduate
Studies.    (P. 6464)
(ix) Course changes recommended by the Faculty of Science.    (P. 6476)
(x) Establishment of a Department of Family Practice recommended by the
Faculty of Medicine.    (P. 6470- 1)
The Board referred the Senate recommendation concerning a non-smokers
relief regulation to President D. T. Kenny for review.
Report of the Senate Curriculum Committee
Dr. Shearer presented the report on proposals referred to the committee.
Faculty of Arts   (See Appendix)
Dr. Shearer    ) That the proposal of the Faculty of Arts
Dean Will ) to offer a Diploma in Translation through
the Department of French be approved.
Carried 6480.
Wednesday, December 10, 1975.
Report of the Senate Curriculum Committee
Faculty of Arts   (See Appendix)    (continued)
Dr. Shearer      ) That new courses and course changes in
Dean Will ) Anthropology & Sociology, Asian Studies,
Classics, Creative Writing, Economics,
Fine Arts, French, Geography and German,
recommended by the Faculty of Arts be
approved.
It was noted that the following title changes had been made by the committee:-
Fine Arts 289   - changed from "Photography" to "Photography in
the Visual Arts"
Fine Arts 290   - changed from "Audio-Visual Techniques" to
"Audio-Visual  Methods as an Art Form"
French 335        - changed from "Quebec Civilization" to "French-Canadian
Civi lization"
The motion was put and carried.
Faculty of Dentistry   (See Appendix)
Senate was informed of a change in lecture and laboratory hours for
Restorative Dentistry 422.
Approval of a proposal that Chemistry 205, 210 or 220 be deleted as a
predental prerequisite course and that Biochemistry 300 or its equivalent be
added as a predental prerequisite course, was withheld pending further
information from the Faculty of Dentistry.
Faculty of Graduate Studies    (See Appendix)
Dr. Shearer   ) That new courses and course changes
Dr. Lusztig    ) in Commerce, Dentistry, Health Care &
Epidemiology, and Hispanic and Italian
Studies recommended by the Faculty of
Graduate Studies be approved.
Carried 6481.
Wednesday, December 10, 1975.
Report of the Senate Curriculum Committee   (continued)
Faculty of Law
Dr. Shearer       ) That Calendar entries for Law 299
Dean McClean    ) and Law 300 be approved.
Carried
Faculty of Medicine    (See Appendix)
Dr. Shearer      ) That a new course and course change
Dr. Copp ) recommended by the Faculty of Medicine
be approved.
Carried
School of Physical  Education & Recreation   (See Appendix)
Course changes were submitted to Senate for information.
Proposals of the  Faculties
Faculty of Agricultural  Sciences
The following proposal concerning the introduction of a formal English
Composition requirement had been circulated: -
English composition requirement:   To qualify for the degree of B .Sc.   (Agr.)
students must:    (1) Satisfactorily complete English 100 (or equivalent) and
(2) Pass the Diagnostic Composition Test administered by the Faculty of Arts.
This test must be taken by all students prior to or upon entering the Faculty
of Agricultural Sciences for the first time whether or not they have completed
English 100 or equivalent elsewhere.   Those students who fail the Diagnostic
Composition Test will be required to complete satisfactorily the Basic Composition Workshop.
Dr. Richards     ) That the proposal of the Faculty of
Dr. Runeckles   ) Agricultural Sciences to introduce a
formal English composition requirement
be approved.
Carried
Faculty of Arts -  proposal to change the name of the Department of German
A proposal to change the name of the Department of German to the Department
of Germanic Studies had been circulated.    It was stated that some considerable 6482.
Wednesday, December 10,  1975.
Proposals of the Faculties
Faculty of Arts -  proposal  to change the name of the Department of German
(continued)
confusion had arisen as the result of the introduction a few years ago of the
calendar rubric Germanic Studies under the Department of German.   In order to
solve the problem it was proposed that the name of the Department be changed.
Dean Wi II       ) That the proposal of the Faculty of Arts
Dr. Stager    ) to change the name of the Department of
German to the Department of Germanic
Studies be approved.
Carried
Department of Music
A recommendation that numerical grades be given for all ensemble courses
in the Department of Music had been circulated.   Previously only "C"  (Complete)
or "F"  (Fail) had been noted on student records.    It was felt that this method of
grading would motivate a higher level of participation.   The 1 unit ensemble
courses affected will be: -
Music 150,  151,  152,  153,  154,  155,  156,  160,   161,   162,  550,  551,
552, 553, 554, 555, 556, 560, 561,  562.
Dean Will ) That the proposal of the Faculty of Arts
Dr. Suedfeld    ) that numerical grades be given for all
ensemble courses in the Department of
Music be approved.
Carried
Faculty of Arts   (See Appendix)
A list of extra-sessional credit course proposals was circulated for
information. 6483.
Wednesday, December 10, 1975.
Annual  Report of the Centre for Continuing Education 1974-75
The annual report of the Centre for Continuing Education was received for
information.
Academic Year   1976-77
Proposals for the Academic Year 1976-77 were circulated for information.
There was some discussion concerning the mid-term break 1977.
Mr. Corscadden   )      That the mid-term break be held on
Mr. Dougherty      )      Thursday and Friday, February 17
and 18,   1977.
Lost
Correspondence
The Secretary read to Senate a letter received from the Principal of
Okanagan College expressing thanks and appreciation for the imaginative
planning being done in the Okanagan Valley through the Centre for Continuing
Education.
Other  Business
The following notice of motion was given by Dr. Gray:-
"That, henceforth, whenever a candidate for a degree is recommended
to Senate who has not completed all of the major requirements, the
Senate shall be informed as to which requirements have been set
aside together with the reasons therefor."
Dr. Copp reported that the Association of Hospital Administrators had
approached the B. C Medical Centre, and would be approaching Universities in
British Columbia to see if they would be prepared to offer an external baccalaureate 6484.
Wednesday, December 10,  1975.
Other Business    (continued)
degree in hospital administration.   This would be a degree granted on the basis
of extension and correspondence courses which would not involve residence at
the universities.   Dr. Copp stated that he had been asked to serve on a committee
concerning this proposal and felt that it would be useful to have Senate's view on
granting baccalaureate degrees which did not involve a period of residence.
Senate agreed that this item be placed on the agenda for the January Senate
meeting.
Report of the Tributes Committee
Dr. Stager presented the report of the Tributes Committee.   Members of the
gallery were asked to leave.
Honorary Degrees
The committee recommended that invitations be extended to the following
persons to receive honorary degrees at the 1976 Congregation:-
Harry B. Hawthorn, Professor of Anthropology
- Degree of Doctor of Laws  (Honoris Causa)
Kathleen Coburn, Professor Emerita of English, University of Toronto
- Degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa)
Rev. Gerard Dion
- Degree of Doctor of Laws  (Honoris Causa)
Stanley Arkley, Alumnus of The University of British Columbia
- Degree of Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa)
Barbara Ward (Lady Jackson) , Economist
- Degree of Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa)
Wm. Reid, Haida Artist
- Degree of Doctor of Laws  (Honoris Causa) 6485.
Wednesday, December 10, 1975.
Report of the Tributes Committee
Honorary Degrees    (continued)
Dr. Stager ) That the recommendations of the
Dr. McGregor    ) Tributes Committee concerning
Honorary Degrees be approved.
Carried
It was suggested that a reminder be sent out annually to encourage
people to submit to the Tributes Committee names of possible Honorary
Degree recipients.
The meeting adjourned at 9. 30 p.m.
The next regular meeting of Senate will be held on Wednesday,
January 21,  1976.
Secretary
Confirmed,
Chairman 6486.
Wednesday, December 10, 1975.
APPENDIX
Course and curriculum proposals
A =    new courses or substantial changes
B =    minor changes
FACULTY OF ARTS
Anthropology  & Sociology
A      New course       ANTH 240  (H)      Introduction to the Study of Human
Evolution
B      Changes ANTH 200 - change in description
ANTH 222 -  change in description
SOCI 250    - change in title and description;  now reads:
SOCI 250 (3)     Introduction to Sociological Theory
and Research;   Quantitative
SOCI 270    - change in title and description;  now reads:
SOCI 270  (3)     Introduction to Sociological  Theory
and Research;   Comparative
Asian Studies
A     New ASIA 350 (3) The Mythological   Literature of South
Asia  in Translation
CHIN 302  (3) Advanced Chinese Conversation,
Comprehension and Composition
B      Changes CHIN 300   -  change in description
JAPN 401   - change in title and description;  now reads:
JAPN 401  (3)    Classical Japanese  II
Degree Studies - add HIND 300 and SANS 305 to List A
Degree Studies - add HIND 400 and SANS 414 to List B
Classics
B      Changes LATN 408  - change in description
LATN 401   - change in title and description;  now reads:
LATN 401   (3)    Latin  Didactic Poetry
GREK 303  - change in number, title and description;
now reads:
GREK 402 (3)    Greek Tragedy
Degree Studies - add CLST 305 to List B
Creative Writing
A     New CRWR 404 (3)       Writing of Drama for  Radio
CRWR 492  (3)       Tutorial   in Writing of Non-Fiction Prose
CRWR 493  (3)       Tutorial   in Writing of Drama for  Radio 6487,
Wednesday, December 10, 1975.
APPENDIX
FACULTY OF ARTS
Creative Writing    (continued)
B      Changes
CRWR 202 - change in description and hours
CRWR 415 - change in description and hours
CRWR 447 - change in description and hours
CRWR 494 -  change in description and hours
Requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts
Subsequent Years   -   change to read as follows:
18 units.   Students may select 3 of these units from courses
outside the department in consultation with their adviser.
At least 15 units will be chosen in consultation with their
adviser from departmental workshops and tutorials and
must include:
1. Any 3 of the following workshops:
CRWR 404, 405, 406, 407, 408 or 409, 410, 415.
2. 1 or more of the following tutorials in areas of the
student's special interest:
CRWR 492,  493,  494,  495, 496,  497,  498 or 447.
Admission to Courses   -   add the following after the first
paragraph:
Students wishing to major in Creative Writing should apply at
the end of their second year of university by submitting to the
department a written request accompanied by their second year's
creative writing manuscripts.   Applicants will be accepted as
majors on the recommendation of their 202 instructor and that
of the instructor assigned to evaluate their submission.   A
student who had not completed the department's 202 should
submit 30-35 pages of original writing for consideration.
Economics
A      Deletion
B      Changes
ECON 434 (3)        Modern Economic History
ECON 361   - change in title and description;  now reads:
(H) Economics of Industrial  Relations
ECON 361
ECON 461 -
ECON 334 -
change in description
change in title and description;  now reads:
ECON 334 (3)    Economic History of Modern Europe
ECON 440  - change in title and description;  now reads:
ECON 440 (3)    Economic Development and  International
Poverty
Fine Arts
A      New
FINA 282  (H)
FINA 283 (H)
Life Painting
Etching 6488.
Wednesday, December 10, 1975.
APPENDIX
FACULTY OF ARTS
Fine Arts
A     New (continued)
A     Change
B      Changes
Silkscreen Printing
Sculpture   (plastic)
Sculpture   (structural)
Historical Techniques   (Painting)
Historical Techniques   (Applied Arts)
Photography in the Visual Arts
Audio-Visual  Methods as an Art Form
Contemporary Media:   Sculpture
Tutorial  in Studio
FINA 284 (H)
FINA 285 (H)
FINA 286 (H)
FINA 287 (li)
FINA 288 (H)
FINA 289 (H)
FINA 290 (H)
FINA 389  (3)
FINA 485 (3) 	
FINA 281    -  change in title, description and units;  now reads:
FINA 281   (H)   Life Drawing
FINA 385    - change in title and description;  now reads:
FINA 385 (3)     Contemporary Techniques:   Painting
and Drawing
FINA 387    - change in title and description;  now reads:
FINA 387 (3)     Contemporary Techniques:   Printmaking
Requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts
Second Year   -   change to read as follows:
Requirements of Second Year B.A. including 6 units from
FINA 281-290.
French
New
A     Deletion
A     Change
A     New Program
FREN 335 (3)
FREN 423 (3)
FREN 424 (3)
FREN 426 (3)
FREN 429 (3)
FREN 333 (3)
French-Canadian Civilization
Advanced Translation:   French to English
Advanced Translation:   English to French
Comparative French and English Stylistics
Translation Project
French Canada
FREN 334  - change in description
Diploma  in Translation
Prerequisites:    Bachelor's degree or equivalent, with a
high level of proficiency in written and spoken English.
French 402 or comparable proficiency demonstrated to the
satisfaction of the Department.
Course of Study:
The program consists of fifteen units of work which may be
completed in one year of full-time study:
FREN 423 (3)        Advanced Translation:   French to English
FREN 424 (3)        Advanced Translation:   English to French
NOTE:    FREN 423 and 424 are to be taken concurrently. 6489.
Wednesday, December 10, 1975.
APPENDIX
FACULTY OF ARTS
French
A     New Program
Course of Study    (continued)
FREN 426 (3)        Comparative French and English Stylistics
FREN 429 (3)        Translation Project
LING 425 (3) Theories of Translation
NOTE:    With the approval of the Program Adviser, Creative
Writing 415 or 495 may be substituted for Linguistics 425.
Geography
A      New course       GEOG 427 (3)        Historical  Geography of British Columbia
German
B      Changes
GERM 310 - change in title and description;  now reads:
GERM 310 (3)   German  Literature from the Post-Romantic
Period to the Present
GERM 350 - change in title and description;  now reads:
GERM 350  (3)    From the Enlightenment to the  Romantics
GERM 101  - change in number, title and description;
now reads:
GERM 303 (3)   German  Literature in Translation
Requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts
Major
Third and Fourth Years   -   change to read as follows:
GERM 310, 323, or 333, 350, 400 and 3 units from German
courses 402-423
Requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts
Honours
Third and  Fourth Years   -   change to read as follows:
GERM 310, 323 or 333,  350,  400, 439,  3 additional units of
German courses 402-423, HIST 407 or 408;  an alternative
may be taken only with the permission of the Departmental
adviser.   One university level course in a language other
than English and German.
Degree Studies   -   add the following to List B:
Germanic Studies 303(3) and 411 (3)
All 300 and 400 level literature courses in the German
language.
FACULTY OF  DENTISTRY
B      Change
REST 422   - change in lecture and lab hours;  now reads:
(3 lecture hours:    13 laboratory hours) 6490.
Wednesday, December 10,  1975.
APPENDIX   (continued)
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Commerce and Business Administration
A      New course       COMM 569 (H)     Social  Issues  in Marketing-Consumerism
B      Change COMM 522 - change in title and description;  now reads:
COMM 522      Labour  Relations
Dentistry
B      Change Dentistry 503   - change in title;   now reads:
Dentistry 503   Advances  in Oral  Biochemistry
Health Care  & Epidemiology
B      Changes HC/E 506   - change in unit value from (H) to (H to 3)
HC/E 503   - change in unit value from (3) to (H to 3)
Hispanic and  Italian Studies
A      New courses     SPAN 501-502  (H-3) Studies  in  Hispanic  Languages
SPAN 529-530  (H-3) The  Renaissance
SPAN 541  (H-3) Bibliography and Methods of
Literary Criticism
SPAN 544 (H-3) The Regional  Literatures of Spain
SPAN 553-554 (H-3) Selected Topics in Nineteenth
Century  Literature
SPAN 570-571   (H-3) Studies  in Peninsular  History
(Spain and Portugal)
SPAN 580-581   (H~3) Studies  in   Latin American  History
SPAN 591   (H-3) Studies  in  Luso-Brazilian  Literature
A      Deletion SPAN 501   (3) Problems  in Spanish  Linguistics
B      Changes SPAN 502   - change in number, title and units;  now reads:
SPAN 520-521  (H-3)      Selected Topics  in Medieval
Spanish  Literature
SPAN 503   - change in number, title and units;  now reads:
SPAN 535-537 (H-3)      Studies  in the  Literature of the
Golden Age
SPAN 504  - change in number, title and units;  now reads:
SPAN 550-551  (H-3)      Studies  in  Eighteenth Century
Literature
SPAN 505   - change in number, title and units;  now reads:
SPAN 556-557 (H~3)      Selected Topics in Twentieth
Century  Literature
SPAN 506   - change in number, title and units;  now reads:
SPAN 560-561  (H-3)      Studies  in Spanish American
Literature
SPAN 520   - change in number, title and units;  now reads:
SPAN 543 (H-3) General Studies  in Hispanic
Culture and  Literature 6491.
Wednesday, December 10, 1975.
APPENDIX   (continued)
FACULTY OF MEDICINE
A      New course       Human Genetics 420 (H)   Inherited Human Metabolic Variation
B      Change HC/E 475   - change in unit value from (2) to (H~3)
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION
B      Changes PHED 251   - change in title and description;  now reads:
PHED 251  (1)    Track and  Field  II
PHED 350   - change in number, description and title;
now reads:
PHED 252 (1)    Track and  Field  III
PHED 450   - change in prerequisites;   now:
PHED 251 or PHED 252

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