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University Council approves proposals to activate five new areas of study

The University Council approved five proposals to offer new areas of study and two proposals to deactivate current majors during its Sept. 25 meeting.

The existing Ed.D. in educational leadership now will be offered on the Griffin campus. The Terry College of Business and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences will team up to offer a new undergraduate certificate in entrepreneurship. The School of Law will offer an M.L.S. in the study of law. A new teacher leadership M.Ed. will be offered online only for those teaching pre-K through grade 12. Terry College’s B.B.A. in general business will be offered as an online program.

The council also approved the deactivation of B.S.Ed., M.Ed. and Ph.D. degree programs in recreation and leisure studies.

The Department of Housing and ­Consumer Economics’ name was changed to ­Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer ­Economics after the council approved a proposal.

A proposal to change the drop and add registration dates for summer sessions was tabled after some debate.