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This report was received and confirmed. President's Report on Actions of the Senates Establish a Statistical Methodology for Business and Quality Management Specialization of the Master of Business Administration, Chicago
(35) The Chicago Senate has approved a proposal from the College of Business Administration to establish a new MBA specialization, Statistical Methodology for Business and Quality Management. The new specialization will provide a conceptual framework and a set of skills for business professionals with interest in the utilization of statistics in a broad range of business and industrial applications. The specialization provides an opportunity for enlarging a background relevant to quality management, modeling, analysis, planning, projection and forecasting. This specialization is designed to extend the professional and educational horizons of the MBA graduates and to enhance their employment potential. In addition to completion of the MBA core (9 courses), the Statistical Methodology for Business and Quality Management specialization requires the completion of five courses selected from offerings of the Department of Economics and the Department of Information and Decision Sciences. Courses for the specialization will be offered by existing faculty in these two departments, and no new resources are required to implement this specialization.
Establish a Critical Care Specialization of the Master of Science in Nursing Sciences, Chicago
The Chicago Senate has approved a proposal from the College of Nursing to establish a new specialization in Critical Care for the Master of Science in Nursing Sciences degree program. The College of Nursing decided to establish the new specialization in response to increased interest by prospective graduate students in a program related to critical care. The specialization contributes to a student's eligibility to sit for the certification exam through the American Association for Critical Care Nurses. In addition to the required courses for the M.S. in Nursing Sciences (36 hours for the degree), the Critical Care specialization requires completion of four courses offered by the Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing. Of the four courses, two have been newly created. All of the courses for the specialization will be offered by existing faculty, and no new resources are required to implement the Critical Care specialization.
Establish a Minor in Philosophy in the Sciences and Letters Curriculum, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Urbana
The Urbana-Champaign Senate has approved a proposal to establish a minor in Philosophy in the Sciences and Letters Curriculum in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. This minor will consist of 20 hours of course work in Philosophy, including courses in both Ancient and Early Modern Philosophy, and four other courses. Philosophy is a very central liberal arts discipline, and the study of philosophy