PRESENT: Tom Colwin, George Ferencz, Mary Margaret Hosler, Philip Johns, Larry Kenney, Steve Schmidbauer (for Jason Lauer), Michael Longrie, Terry Ostermeier, David Remmele, Nathan Schmitt, Larry Schuetz, Mark Skidmore, Richard Telfer, and Lance Urven
ABSENT: Scott Bradley, Greg Green, Joseph Greene, Jim Stewart, and Michelle Weis
Dick Telfer called the meeting to order at 2:18 p.m.
George Ferencz moved to approve the agenda with the following revisions: 1) item 4 to be removed at the request of the College, and 2) "Distinction between Revisions and New Courses" be added to item 12. Mark Skidmore seconded the motion which carried.
Phil Johns moved, and Tom Colwin seconded, approval of the January 22, 1999 minutes. The motion carried.
Dick Telfer announced that there is a proposal going before the Graduate Council to change the Currency of Bulletin policy. The policy would delete the graduate portion of a dual-listed course if no activity within the graduate portion has occurred during two consecutive bulletin cycles.
The change in Gerontology Minor proposal from the College of Letters and Scienceswas approved on a Mike Longrie/Phil Johns motion.
Terry Ostermeier moved and Mike Longrie seconded the Communications Department's proposal for a change in requisites for course 164-320. The motion carried.
Proposals to change the English (BA/BS), English Education, and English Writing Education Emphasis submajors, as well as to change the English (BSE) and English Writing Education Emphasis (BSE) majors,were approved as a package on a Mike Longrie/ Lance Urven motion
George Ferencz moved, and Larry Kenney seconded, to receive and record the proposals from the Department of Military Science and Aerospace Studies as a package. The motion to change the titles for courses 450-101, 450-102, 450-201, 450-202, 450-301, 450-302, 450-401, and 450-402 carried.
The proposal from the Sociology Department to add a General Education Option in Social Sciences was approved on a Phil Johns/ Mark Skidmore motion.
Mark Skidmore moved to receive and record the special courses that had been approved between
January 14, 1999 and February 25, 1999 as listed below:
|131-496||Beginning Tap for Musical Theatre||1997||2/2/99|
|436-490/690||Classroom Supervision of Early Childhood Directed Teaching||1991||2/10/99|
|436-490/690||Worlds of Childhood||1997||2/8/99|
|490-490/690||Life, Work and Career Planning||1997||2/2/99|
|722-490||Advanced Methods in Physical Geography||1997||2/8/99|
|722-496||Historical and Ecological Biogeography||1997||2/8/99|
|840-494||Psychology and Law||1997||2/2/99|
Dick Telfer agreed to write a proposal to be discussed at a future UCC meeting regarding changes in Curriculum Processes/Procedures.
Dick Telfer asked the UCC to remind their colleges to check with the Registrar's Office prior to assigning a new course number.
There was a discussion regarding whether or not a guideline should be added to the UCC handbook, stating that if a course revision changes more than 50% of the course content, a new course should be developed. Dick Telfer and Larry Schuetz agreed to draft a proposal to be discussed at a future UCC meeting.
The meeting adjourned at 2:57 p.m. on a Tom Colwin/Larry Kenney motion.