Undergraduate curriculum committee (ugcc) welcome this site has been set up as a repository for ugcc members to access all the documentation related to ugcc business, including the registrar's university forms below. The california institute of technology (abbreviated caltech) is a private doctorate-granting research university located in pasadena, california, united states known for its strength in natural science and engineering, caltech is often ranked as one of the world's top-ten universities. This curriculum committee final report takes the form of a series of recommended changes to the college curriculum in these three areas these recommendations result from careful consideration of faculty and student responses to the draft proposal the committee released in spring 2017.
In february 1999 an undergraduate review committee was formed by the mathematics department executive officer barry simon, with goal the exhaustive re-examination of the undergraduate mathematics program at caltech, outside of the core curriculum. Using small molecules to probe protein homeostasis in bacteria jason sello, associate professor of chemistry, department of chemistry, brown university. Report by the 2007 committee on the caltech student experience and student affairs i summary of recommendations 1 the institute should reaffirm its educational philosophy and its commitment to.
The committee recognizes that there is a potential trade-off between freedom and breadth of knowledge as encouraged by a core curriculum however, it concludes that the benefits of the current structure clearly outweigh the costs. Undergraduate curriculum requests were reviewed first by panels of the undergraduate studies committee (ugsc) in january, and were then forwarded to the full ugsc's february 6, 1995, meeting. Core curriculum task force membership faculty mike brown (co-chair) professor of planetary astronomy scott fraser (co-chair) professor of biology and bioengineering. The education and curriculum committee is hard at work on a number of initiatives designed to enhance the professional lives of judicial educators. The core curriculum comprises the institute requirements for undergraduates for all options and is a defining feature of the caltech undergraduate experience a recent study of the student experience at caltech made a convincing argument that a rethinking of the current core is in order.
Core committee task force preliminary report 23 november 2009 the following report outlines proposed changes to caltech's core curriculum this report is a. Jonas zmuidzinas curriculum vitae oﬃce address california institute of technology division of physics, mathematics, and astronomy g w downs laboratory of physics, 320-47. Curriculum vitae james leslie beck george w housner professor of engineering and applied science, emeritus department of computing and mathematical sciences. Curriculum committee charge: to review and advise on credit and non-credit curriculum issues―such as program curriculum revision and additions of new programs and new courses―and the content and assessment of the core curriculum. Core curriculum reform timeline presentation - may 2011 core curriculum task force final report - december 5, 2010 report to the faculty board by the core.
Wednesday, june 12, 2013 10:00 am location to be announced. Research and analysis study committee, ssed, nasa (report available) solar system exploration division advisory committee, oss, nasa co-chair, osa topical meetings on high resolution spectroscopy. Page 3 c ee ommittee a eort curriculum review committee final report executive summary during the fall 2014 semester, deans lennie and feldman appointed a curriculum review committee, with john. The curriculum committee approved revisions to several degrees and certificates based on the expertise of the area faculty, the advice of the respective advisory boards, and changes in industry.
The exam committee may require revision of the report, and possibly a reexamination in any case, an approved report, including any revisions, modifications etc, must be submitted to the graduate studies secretary before may 15th of the second year in residence, and the reexamination, if required, must be scheduled no later than june 15th.
With more than 40 faculty members in caltech's division of chemistry and chemical engineering (cce) working at the forefront of their fields to advance knowledge in the areas of chemistry, chemical engineering, and biochemistry and molecular biophysics. The curriculum committee members would appreciate any supplemental information you can provide that will help them to reach an equitable judgment in this case. We include classes in the humanities and social sciences as an important component of the core curriculum to help you build effective written and verbal communications skills—essential no matter what field or profession you aim to enter.