Academic Affairs Advisory Council

A3 Subcommittees

Curriculum Development Committee

Chair: Dr. Nakashian

Members:

Committee Charge

Address issues related to substantive change curriculum and program proposals; university-wide curriculum development including, but not limited to, unique curricula (e.g., financial literacy); and interdisciplinary curricular emphasis of a specific (e.g., writing across the curriculum) or general (e.g., critical thinking, Socratic questioning) nature.  


 

Core Curriculum Committee

Chair: Dr. Walter Casey

Members:

Committee Charge

Revise the Texas A&M University-Texarkana 42 SCH core curriculum to comply with new Coordinating Board rules (TAC 19, Subchapter B, §4.28-4.31).  The new rules require exactly 42 semester credit hours (SCH) of core curriculum coursework nested under eight component areas (Communications; Mathematics; Life and Physical Science; Language, Philosophy, and Culture; Creative Arts; American History; Government/Political Science; and Social/Behavioral Science)for which three to six core objectives (Critical Thinking, Communication Skills, Empirical and Quantitative, Teamwork, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility) are mapped. 

Curriculum Assessment Committee

Chair: Dr. Amy Carwile

Members:

Curriculum Assessment Charge

Provide assistance to the Offices of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Planning and Institutional Effectiveness in all matters related to the assessment of curriculum (design) and instruction (delivery) to provide feedback for determining student mastery and continuous improvement of the teaching/learning process.  

Admission Standards Committee

Chair: Dr. Shirley Garick

Members:

Committee Charge

Advise the faculty and administration regarding general admission standards for students seeking admission to A&M-Texarkana.

Online Education Committee

Chair: Dr. Charles McDonald

Members:

Committee Charge

Provide leadership to the faculty and advise the administration regarding all issues related to the development, implementation, assessment, and improvement of online education, including but not limited to proposing university wide goals for online education and measurable objectives nested under each.