View Bill 20-21-43

Senate Bill 20-21-43

Bill ID: 20-21-43
Name: PCC Proposal to Rename the Upper-Division Certificate Program in "Latin American Studies" to "Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Proposed: 03/26/2021
Sponsor: Eric Tomalá, Assistant Director, Latin American Studies Center
Proposal: The Latin American Studies Center within the College of Arts and Humanities proposes to rename its Upper Division Certificate in “Latin American Studies” to “Latin American and Caribbean Studies.” The Center is in the process of changing its name to the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center to reflect the inclusion of Caribbean Studies in its activities. The curriculum for the program will not change.


Status: Completed
Completed On: 09/15/2021


Presidential Approval: 04/27/2021
Chancellor's Approval: 06/08/2021
MHEC Approval: 09/15/2021
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Reviewed By: Senate
Received: 04/13/2021
Decision Date: 04/20/2021
Decision: The Senate voted to approve the proposal.
Next Step: Presidential Approval
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 04/02/2021
Decision Date: 04/09/2021
Decision: The SEC voted to place the item on the agenda of the April 20, 2021 Senate meeting for consideration.
Next Step: Senate Review
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Reviewed By: Programs, Curricula, & Courses (PCC) Committee
Received: 03/26/2021
Decision Date: 04/02/2021
Decision: The PCC Committee voted to approve the proposal.
Actions: The committee considered this proposal for its meeting on April 2, 2021. A presentation was not required for the proposal as it followed the recent proposal to establish a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, which the committee reviewed and approved in December, 2020. At that time, the committee heard of the Center’s plan to change its name to include Caribbean Studies in its title.
Next Step: SEC Review