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Change Course Proposal

Status: Approved

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1. Review - College Approver - Business

Approved by Prem Mathew Associate Dean / College of Business Dept, December 4, 2017 6:30am

2. Review - Curriculum Coordinator

Approved by Cheryl Hagey Administrative Program Assist / Acad Prgms/Assess/Accred, December 11, 2017 4:01pm


Cheryl Hagey (Curriculum Coordinator) December 11, 2017 4:01pm
SUMMARY: This CHANGE proposal seeks to change the Course Credit Hours from "4" to "3" and is seeking BCC for this course.

APA has:
1) Removed "Steaming Media". Registrar does not require this Schedule Type.

All Components are met per the Faculty Senate Curriculum Council guidelines.

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The Office of the Registrar is responsible for determining the effective date of Category II proposals. The determination is made based upon the ability to complete the request prior to the registration dates for the effective term being proposed.

3. Review - BCC Committee

Approved by Dana Sanchez Associate Professor / Fisheries and Wildlife, February 5, 2018 9:02am

4. Review - Graduate Committee - Business

Approved by James Coakley Senior Assoc Dean-AcademicProg / College of Business Dept, February 6, 2018 4:04pm


James Coakley (Graduate Committee - Business) February 6, 2018 4:04pm
Additional learning outcomes provided for graduate students. Section IV.G details additional work expected of graduate students.

5. Review - Graduate Council Chair

Approved by Ryan Contreras Associate Professor / Horticulture, February 7, 2018 9:08am

6. Review - CC Rep - Business

Approved by Michele Swift Instructor / College of Business Dept, March 16, 2018 3:31pm

7. Review - Curriculum Council Chair

Approved by Allen Thompson Associate Professor / Philosophy Department, April 4, 2018 10:52am

8. Review - Academic Programs

Approved by Cheryl Hagey Administrative Program Assist / Acad Prgms/Assess/Accred, April 5, 2018 1:32pm


Cheryl Hagey (Academic Programs) April 5, 2018 1:32pm
This proposal arrived in the Academic Programs queue April 4, 2018. Spring Term deadline was February 23, 2018, to the Registrar's Office. Effective Term has been changed from Spring 2018 to Summer 2018.

APA has changed the Course Long Title from "Environ Law, Sustain and Bus" TO: "Environmental Law, Sustainability, and Business

All Components are met per the Faculty Senate Curriculum Council guidelines.

9. Review - Catalog Coordinator

Approved by Larry Bulling Academic Wage Appt - Hourly / Office of the Registrar, April 5, 2018 2:09pm


Proposal ID: 101993
Type: Change Course
Submission Date: November 29, 2017 4:03pm
Approval Date: April 5, 2018 2:10pm
Effective Term: Summer 2018
There are two changes to this course: the first is to change the credits from 4 to 3. This change is to bring the credit hours in line with the standard credits for a graduate class in the College of Business. The other change is to make this a Bacc Core course. Doing so has not actually required changes to the course content; the course learning objectives and outcomes already served the Bacc Core outcomes. With regard to the general justification for the course, it is notable that within the College of Business there are currently no other courses directly addressing sustainable business; this course thus meets a need and a key aspect of the OSU current strategic plan signature area of promoting economic growth and social progress. There are also very few Bacc Core courses offered in business, and only one other business course addressing contemporary global issues. This course provides a key skill for students entering business, today, which increasingly must address sustainability issues, for economic, social, ethical and political reasons.
Comments: None


Name Title Department/School
Inara Scott Assistant Professor College of Business Dept


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Liaison Status Required
Alfonso Bradoch - Dir-Dept & Studen Svcs / Extended Campus
Expired Yes
Erica Curry - Coordinator-Curr Accr & Assess / Extended Campus
No objections
(Responded on Nov 15, 2017)
Responded Yes
Vicki Ebbeck - Assoc Dean for Student Success / Public Hlth/HumanSci Adm
No concerns.
(Responded on Nov 15, 2017)
Responded Yes
Katharine Field - Professor / Microbiology (Science)
Expired Yes
Juliet Greenwood - Assoc Dean-Undergrad Studies / VP/Dean Undergrd Studies
Expired Yes
Troy Hall - Department Head / Forest Ecosyst & Society
Expired Yes
Carlos Jensen - Assoc Dean-Undergrad Prog / College of Engineering
Expired Yes
Brett Jeter - Head Advisor / College of Engineering
Expired Yes
Nicole Kent - Mgr-Undergrad Curricula/Advis / College of Forestry Adm
College of Forestry supports this proposal as the Bacc Core designation is helpful for our students.
(Responded on Nov 15, 2017)
Responded Yes
Douglas Keszler - Distinguished Professor / Chemistry
Expired Yes
Eric Kirby - Assoc Dean-Academic Programs / Earth, Ocean & Atmo Sci
No concerns.
(Responded on Nov 19, 2017)
Responded Yes
Kate Lajtha - Professor / Crop and Soil Science
will work well for our students.
(Responded on Nov 14, 2017)
Responded Yes
Prem Mathew - Associate Dean / College of Business Dept
Expired Yes
Terina Mc Lachlain - Mgr-Nat Res Prog/Advisor-Acad / Forest Ecosyst & Society
Natural Resources supports this proposal.
(Responded on Nov 17, 2017)
Responded Yes
Shannon Riggs - Director / Extended Campus
No objections. Informational note: To propose the course for redevelopment funding (if needed) and delivery via Ecampus, please submit a proposal at least two terms in advance at
(Responded on Nov 15, 2017)
Responded Yes
Randall Rosenberger - Assoc Dean-Undergrad Studies / College of Forestry Adm
The proposed course revisions will likely benefit Outdoor Recreation Management and Sustainable Tourism Management students, both in course content, meeting Bacc Core requirements, and reducing credit burden.
(Responded on Nov 15, 2017)
Responded Yes
Sheryl Thorburn - AssocDean-Acad&FacultyAffairs / Public Hlth/HumanSci Adm
No concerns.
(Responded on Nov 29, 2017)
Responded Yes
Dorthe Wildenschild - Professor / Sch of Chem/Bio/Envr Eng
(Responded on Nov 17, 2017)
Responded Yes

Course Information

Designator/Course #: BA 432 
CIP Code: 520201
College/Department or College/School:
College of Business / No Department Updated 

Credits: 3 Updated 
Max Credits to Graduation: 3   

Grading Mode: A-F (includes I, W, R, S/U)  
Courses Taught Schedule:

Schedule Types: Lecture; WWW; Final Exam Updated 
Campus Locations: Corvallis Campus; Ecampus 
Programs Requiring
this Course:

Explores fundamental business, legal, and policy issues raised by environmental law, sustainable business practices, and clean energy policies, and their impact on business and management practices.

Course Relationships

Designator Title Minimum Grade/Score
Enforced Prerequisites
Unenforced Requisites
Junior standing.
Equivalent Courses
Slash Courses Updated
Crosslisted Courses


File Name File Size Comment Date Added
BA 432 532 3CR Spring 2017 Syllabus.docx 36.85 Kb Nov 14, 2017 3:14 pm
BA 432 3credits Env Law & Business Assignments Spring 2017.docx 21.34 Kb Nov 14, 2017 3:14 pm
BA 432 Contemporary-global-issues-submission-table.docx 24.99 Kb Nov 14, 2017 3:15 pm
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