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Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Minutes

April 11th, 2007 

 

 

Called to Order:          2:00 pm

Adjourned:                  2:26 pm

Members present:     Peter Racheotes Chair;

                                    Elaine Beason, Joan Brumm, Shirley Garick, Gaynell Green, Mohammed Haque

Ex-Officio

Members present:     Pat Black, Anson Godfrey, Ann Lotven, Carla Snyder

Absent:  Kristi Williams

Guests:  Dr Karen Kincaid

1.         Agenda

2.         Meeting called to order by Dr. Racheotes. 

3.         Dr. Garick moved, seconded by Dr Haque to approve minutes from previous meeting.  March 21st, 2007.  Motion passed

4.         Dr. Haque moved, seconded by Dr. Green to approve Course Syllabus Changes:  NURS 303 – Leadership & Management in Nursing.  (S Garick)  Motion Passed

5.         Dr. Beason moved, to consider items 5,6,7,8 together since the request was to change courses to web enhanced, seconded by Dr. Garick   Motion Passed 

            Course Syllabus Changes:  HSCI 347 – Foundations of Health Care Ethics,

            Course Syllabus Changes:  NURS 305 – Professional Nursing Practice with Individuals and Families,

            Course Syllabus Changes:  HSCI 346 – Complementary and Alternative Health Care,

            Course Syllabus Changes:  NURS 302 – Health Assessment Across the Life.  (Garick, Kincaid, and Mullens)    

6.         Dr. Haque moved, seconded by Dr. Garick to approve Changes to Existing   Undergraduate Program:  BSIS with 4-8 Math/Science Teaching Field:  (D Allard) Pat Black informed the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee that the Chem 405 course was not yet in the course inventory.  It was also noted that there was no justification listed for the changes.  Dr. Haque moved, seconded by Dr. Garick to Table the changes.  Tabled

7.         Dr. Green moved, seconded by Dr. Haque to approve Changes to Existing Undergraduate Program:  BS Biology – Chemistry Minor.  (D Allard).  Dr Allard will make the changes suggested by the committee; to reflect the justification more specifically.  Motion Passed

8.         Dr. Beason moved, seconded by Dr. Garick to Table Changes to Existing Undergraduate Program:  BS 4-8 Science Teaching Certification (NTCC).  (D Allard)   Pat Black informed the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee that the Chem 405 course was not yet in the course inventory; it was also noted that there was not an adequate justification listed for the changes.  Tabled

9.         Dr. Garick moved, seconded by Dr. Haque to approve Changes to Existing Undergraduate Program:  BS Biology – Life Science 8-12 Teaching Field.  (D Allard)

            Dr Allard will make the changes suggested by the committee; move the major requirements as to reflect the Justification more adequately.  Motion Passed        

10.       Dr. Garick moved, seconded by Dr. Haque to bring to floor Changes to Existing Undergraduate Program:  BSIS 4-8 Science Teaching Certification.  (D Allard)  Motion to table by Dr. Haque, seconded by Dr. Garick.   Pat Black informed the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee that the Chem 405 course was not yet in the course inventory.  It was also noted that here was no justification listed for the changes.

            Tabled

11.       Items 14 and 15 were removed from the agenda per email from Pat Black; Courses that have been taught in the past with a 497 number are not required to come before the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, to be assigned a permanent number.  The approval of the Dean and the VPAA is all that is required.  This approval was obtained by Pat Black prior to the UCC meeting. 

12.       Old Business:   Dean Bashaw and Dr Gaynell Green discussed the justification for the courses Tabled in the March meeting and have come to an agreement.  The items will be placed on a future agenda.

13.       Tabled Items:  BSC – 472, Tabled 2-14-07.

            Course Inventory Add/Reinstate:  HRD 405 – Human Resource Training and Development.  Tabled 3-21-07.

            Course Inventory Change:  HRD 415 – Organizational Development and ChangeTabled 3-21-07

14.       Other Business:  Dr Racheotes ask that Committee Members remind the Deans that the last UCC meeting will be May 9th, 2007; all items to be submitted should be received no later than May 2nd.  Dr Tom Gandy will represent The College of Arts & Sciences, beginning August 2007 for two years.

15.       Next meeting will be May 9th, 2007, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, Room 375. 

16.       Meeting adjournment at 2:26 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Melinda Thomas        
Recording Secretary