Minutes of the March 17, 2000 Meeting
PRESENT: Scott Bradley, Tom Colwin, Phil Johns, Larry Kenney, Marilyn Lavin, Jo Ann Oravec, David Remmele, Ann Ruff, Lawrence Schuetz (for Meg Waraczynski), Richard Telfer, Lance Urven, and Sally Vogl-Bauer.
ABSENT: Amy Anderson, Shannon Duchow, Lucas Derry, George Ferencz, Greg Green, Melissa Hinderman, Jim Meyer, and Jim Stewart.
Dick Telfer called the meeting to order at 2:17 p.m.
Tom Colwin moved approval of the agenda. Phil Johns seconded the motion, which carried.
The February 18, 2000 minutes were approved on a Sally Vogl-Bauer/Larry Kenney motion.
The proposal from the College of Letters and Sciences for a change in the Professional Minor in Business Studies - General Business Emphasis was approved on a Phil Johns/Lawrence Schuetz motion. The proposals for the changes in the BA and BS degrees were approved on a Larry Schuetz/Lance Urven motion.
The proposal from the Asian Studies Program for the new course 880-350 Contemporary Japanese Societywas approved on a Phil Johns/Larry Schuetz motion.
Lance Urven moved to receive and record the Biological Sciences Department's proposals for a change in contact hours, credits, and descriptions for courses 630-142 General Zoologyand 630-251 Introduction to Genetics; a change in contact hours and description for 630-253 Introduction to Cell Biology; and a change in requisite for630-120 Biological Foundations; as well as to approve the new course 630-254 Biotechnology Laboratory Methods; the course revision for 630-141 General Botany; and the change in submajor Biology - Cell Biology and Physiology (BA/BS/BSE) as a package. Phil Johns seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
The proposals for a change in requisites for courses 220-445 (645) Computer End-User Information Management and 220-454 Computer End-User Systems Management from the Business Education/Office Systems Department were received and recorded on a Marilyn Lavin/Jo Ann Oravec motion.
The proposal for a course revision for 640-100 Chemistry for the Consumer from the Chemistry Department was approved on a Phil Johns/Lance Urven motion.
The proposals from the Management Department for a change in degree Production Operations Management (BBA) and for two new submajors POM Emphasis in Service Management (BBA) and POM Emphasis in Supply Chain Management (BBA) were approved on a Jo Ann Oravec/Sally Vogl-Bauer motion.
The proposals from the Management Computer Systems Program for changes in the Management Computer Systems (BBA) and Management Computer Systems with Minor Emphasis (BS) majors were approved on a Scott Bradley/Larry Schuetz motion.
Phil Johns moved to receive and record the proposals from the Physics Department for changes in requisites for 800-130 Physical Science Foundations; 800-210 Descriptive Physics; 805-112 Introduction to Astronomy; and 805-114 Descriptive Astronomy. Larry Schuetz seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
The proposals from the Political Science Department to change the Political Science (BA), Political Science (BS), Political Science (BSE), Political Science (BSE) - Social Studies Broadfield Political Science I Emphasis; and Political Science (BSE) - Social Studies Broadfield Political Science II Emphasis majors, as well as changes in the Political Science Minor and Political Science Minor Education Emphasis were approved on a Larry Kenney/Larry Schuetz motion.
Proposals from the Social Work Department for a change in number in 860-402 (602) Social Work Research; a change in number and requisite in 860-493 (673) Social Work Practice III ; and a change in requisite for 860-312 (512) Human Behavior and the Social Environment IIwere received and recorded on a Larry Schuetz/Phil Johns motion.
Tom Colwin moved to receive and record the special studies approved between 1/28/00 and 3/8/00 as follows:
|131-496||Beginning Tap for Musical Theatre||2007||2/14/00|
|220-490/690||Entrepreneurship in the Classroom fir Teachers and Youth Leaders||2003||2/14/00|
|426-790||Supervising Library Media Practicum Students||2001||2/29/00|
|436-490/690||Connecting the Curriculum: Integrated and Applied Applications||2001||3/01/00|
|436-490/690||Safety and Driver Education: Issues for a New Millenium||2001||2/29/00|
|460-490/690||Standards-Based Instruction and Assessment||2001||2/29/00|
|436-491/691||Instituting Systems of Post-Apartheid South Africa||2007||2/23/00|
|460-490/690||Current Issues in Transportation Safety||2007||2/22/00|
|490-490/690||Life/Work and Career Planning||2007||2/23/00|
|681-496||Beginning Japanese III||2007||2/14/00|
|681-496||Beginning Portuguese I||2007||2/14/00|
Dick then handed out the Travel Study Program Policy currently in use and discussed language clarifications that may be needed to determine when a special course should be designated as a travel study (491), when the timeline must be observed, and who needs to sign-off in either or both cases. The issue of Grants, and possible future needs for "travel components" within the regular offering of a course (one which might be offered as variable credit) were also discussed. A meeting of Richard Telfer, Larry Kenney, Kathy Gibbs, and possibly Steve Friedman and/or Vay Rodmann will be held to discuss the language of the policy.
The General Education Review Committee's Report and Self Studies for the core course US and World Context was handed out and will be discussed at the next meeting. The Statement of Mission will also be discussed at the next meeting.
The meeting adjourned at 2:58 p.m. on a Larry Kenney/ Lance Urven motion.