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    Proposed list of academic organizational units

    School of Anthropology

    -Under the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences within the Colleges of Letters, Arts and Sciences

    -Will be formed from the Department of Anthropology and the Bureau of Applied Research in -Anthropology from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and 5.5 professors from the Department of Classics in the College of Humanities.

    -All graduate and undergraduate programs will remain intact.

    School of Geography and Development

    -College of Social and Behavioral Sciences within the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

    -It will include the Department of Geography and Regional Development and the Center for Applied Spatial Analysis.

    -Their goal is to increase national rankings and encourage new research collaborations as well as new professional masters programs in Geographic Information Sciences and Technology and -Water Science, Society and Policy.

    School of Natural Resources and the Environment

    -College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

    -The school will be formed from the current School of Natural Resources and the Office of Arid Lands.

    -Current graduate and undergraduate programs will be unchanged in the new unit.

    School of Information, Sciences, Technology and Arts

    -College of Science within the Colleges of Letters, Arts and Science

    -It will contain the Department of Computer Science and faculty with joint appointments from throughout campus.

    -New courses will be developed that will serve as the core courses in information science in areas like finance, and homeland security.

    School of Government and Policy

    -Under the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences within the Colleges of Letters, Arts and Sciences

    -Merge School of Public Administration and Policy from Eller College of Management and the Department of Political Science in Social and Behavioral Sciences into the new School.

    -All current undergraduate and graduate programs in the two units will continue in the new school.

    School of Mind, Brain, and Behavior

    -College of Letters, Arts, and Science, College of Science, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Graduate College: Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs

    -School will be formed from the department of Psychology, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, the new Department of Neuroscience, and the Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs in Cognitive Science and in Neuroscience. There will be a new major developed in neuroscience and cognitive science.

    -The current graduate and undergraduate programs of Psychology and of Speech Language and Hearing Science will move as separate programs.

    School of Earth and Environmental Science

    -College of Science within the Colleges of Letters, Arts and Science

    -Will be formed from the Departments of Geosciences, Atmospheric Sciences, Hydrology and Water Resources, Laboratory of Tree Ring Research, and Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Laboratory in College of Science and Dept of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

    -Graduate and undergraduate programs will remain intact and separate and will be administer by the previous department

    School for Sustainable Engineered Systems

    -College of Engineering

    -Will be formed from the Departments of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mining and Geological Engineering and Systems and Industrial Engineering

    -Current undergraduate and graduate programs remain

    School of Landscape Architecture and Planning

    -College of Architecture

    -It will be formed from the School of Landscape Architecture in the College of Architecture and the School of Planning in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

    -All graduate and undergraduate programs will remain

    School of Mathematics

    -College of Science within the Colleges of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

    -Formed from the Department of Mathematics in the College of Science and the Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs in Applied Math and in Statistics

    -All undergraduate and graduate programs will remain

    Department of Neuroscience

    -School of Mind, Brain, and Behavior in Colleges of Letters, Arts, and Science

    -The Arizona Research Laboratories-Division of Neurobiology will become a new department

    -No undergraduate and graduate programs are administered

    Department of BioMedical Engineering

    -College of Engineering

    -The Arizona Research Laboratories will become a new department within the College of Engineering

    -The graduate program will remain intact

    Department of Mexican American and Raza Studies

    -College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

    -Department was listed by the Arizona Board of Regents last year to be formed as a new department

    -Current academic programs remain and will be transferred.

    Current Name: Department of Plant Sciences

    -Rename to the School of Plant Sciences

    -Will facilitate the growth of extramurally funded research programs

    -Existing programs will remain intact

    Current Name: Department of Chemistry and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular –Biophysics

    Merge

    New Name: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    -Result in administrative savings

    -Graduate and undergraduate programs will remain intact and separate

    Current Name: Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and School of Psychology and School of Counseling

    Merge

    -New Name; Department of Pyschoeducational and Disability Studies

    -Result in administrative savings

    -Graduate and undergraduate programs will remain intact and separate

    Department of Teaching and Teacher Education and Department of Language, Reading, and Culture

    Merge

    -New Name: Department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies

    -Result in administrative savings

    -Graduate and undergraduate programs will remain intact and separate

    Department of Hydrology and Water Resources

    -Transfer from the College of Engineering to the College of Science

    -Will facilitate the growth of extramurally funded research programs and new graduate and undergraduate programs

    -Graduate and undergraduate programs will move with the department to the College of Science

    Department of Women’s Studies

    -Change the name to Department of Gender and Women’s Studies in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

    -Better describes the activities of the department’s research and teaching activities

    -All degree programs remain the same in the newly named department

    PhD Microbiology and PhD Pathobiology

    -Agriculture and Life Sciences

    -Merge into one program called Microbiology and Pathobiology

    -The individual programs will be disestablished

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    BS Agriculture Systems Management, Yuma and BS Agricultural Technology Management and Education

    -Agriculture and Life Sciences

    -Will merge into the BS in Agricultural Technology Management and Education

    -Merge this degree program with Agricultural Technology Management and Education

    -Current students in Yuma will be allowed to complete the degree program before it is closed or will merge into the new program

    BS Family and Consumer Sciences Education

    -Agriculture and Life Sciences

    -Recommended to disestablish

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    PhD Entomology

    -Agriculture and Life Sciences

    -Recommended to disestablish, expect a merger with Insect Science

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    EdD Teaching and Teacher Education

    -Education

    -Recommended to disestablish

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    Med Bilingual/Bicultural Education

    -Education

    -Recommended to disestablish

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will enter the MA in language, reading and culture program

    MA Bilingual/Multicultural Education

    -Education

    -Recommended to disestablish

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will enter the MA in language, reading and culture program

    EdD Rehabilitation Counseling

    -Education

    -Recommended to disestablish

    -No students enrolled in program

    -New students will enter rehabilitation counseling PhD

    EdS in Special Education

    -Education

    -Recommended to disestablish

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    BA Secondary Education

    -Education

    -Recommended to disestablish

    -Strengthen education by having students get a degree in the content area

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    BS Physical Education

    -Education

    -Recommended to disestablish

    -Not an area of teacher shortage, no tenure-track faculty in program

    -Fall 2009 will be the last entering class and students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    BFA Theatre Arts Education

    -Fine Arts

    -Recommended to disestablish, move to BA in theatre studies program

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    PhD in History and Theory of Art

    -Fine Arts

    -Rename the degree as the PhD Art History and Education

    -The PhD program is an interdisciplinary two-track degree

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree or transfer into the new degree program

    BS Criminal Justice Administration

    -Eller College of Management

    -Disestablish and merge into a track within the BS Public Management and Policy

    -Enhance the management of the degrees within the School of Public Administration and Policy

    -Students will be allowed to graduate with their current program title and then the program will be folded into the BS Public Management and Policy track

    EBA Engineering

    -Engineering

    -Recommend to disestablish

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    EMA Engineering Math

    -Engineering

    -Recommend to disestablish

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    EPH Engineering Physics

    -Engineering

    -Recommend to disestablish

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    MS Civil Engineering and MS Engineering Mechanics

    -Engineering

    -Merge two MS programs into one, MS in Civil and Mechanical Engineering

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    PhD Civil Engineering and PhD Engineering Mechanics

    -Engineering

    -Merge two PhD programs into one, PhD in Civil and Mechanical Engineering

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    PhD French

    -Engineering

    -Recommend to disestablish

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    MS Genetic Counseling

    -Medicine

    -Recommend to disestablish

    -Too few degrees awarded to meet ABOR guidelines

    -No students enrolled in this degree

    BSHS in Health Education

    -Public Health

    -Recommend to disestablish

    -Will be disestablished and replaced by a new undergraduate program, BS in Public Health

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    PSM Mathematical Sciences

    -Science

    -Recommend to disestablish

    -Too few BA degrees awarded

    -No students enrolled in this degree

    BA Biochemistry

    -Science

    -Recommend to disestablish

    -Too few BA degrees awarded

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program is closed

    BS Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

    -Science

    -Rename to BS in Biochemistry

    -Match the biochemistry part of the requested name for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    -Students will be allowed to complete this degree before the program under the current name but will be encouraged to shift to the new name

    BA Women’s Studies

    -Social and Behavioral Science

    -Rename to BA Gender and Women’s Studies

    -To match the requested new name for the department

    -Changes in the program name will take place following ABOR and institutional approval

    MA Women’s Studies

    -Social and Behavioral Science

    -Rename to MA Gender and Women’s Studies

    -To match the requested new name for the department

    -Changes in the program name will take place following ABOR and institutional approval

    PhD Women’s Studies

    -Social and Behavioral Science

    -Rename to PhD Gender and Women’s Studies

    -To match the requested new name for the department

    -Changes in the program name will take place following ABOR and institutional approval

    BA Interdisciplinary Studies

    -University College

    -Transfer Interdisciplinary Studies program from University College to the Colleges of Letters, Arts and Science

    -Faculty and academic deans in the Colleges of Letters, Arts and Science will administer this program and the current UNVR courses offered under University College

    -Current students will maintain their current program of study, but will earn their degree from the Colleges of Letters, Arts and Science

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