Minutes of the April 19, 2002 Meeting
PRESENT: Scott Bradley, John Washbush (for James Bronson), Jim Butchart, George Ferencz, Anne Hamilton, John Howat, Larry Schuetz (for Phil Johns), Larry Kenney, Peter Mesner, Jo Ann Oravec, Ann Ruff, Alvaro Taveira, Richard Telfer, and Wilfred Tremblay
ABSENT: Dan Edlebeck, Sandra Lawrence, Jimmy Meler, and Eric Updike
GUESTS: Peter Conover, Denis Dale, Melissa Freiberg, Tony Gulig, John Heyer, Seth Meisel, Robert Mertens
Dick Telfer called the meeting to order at 2:15 p.m.
Wilfred Tremblay moved, and Alvaro Taveira seconded, approval of the April 19, 2002 agenda, which carried.
The April 5, 2002 minutes were approved on a John Washbush/Jim Butchart motion.
Dick Telfer announced that Dan Edlebeck was not able to attend the meeting, but wished to address to concerns.
1. Item 9 of the agenda may require the Art department to do more curriculum proposals if the department/college will want the new courses to count in certain active majors/minors., and
2. Students who are already in the Occupational Safety plan who want the new degree will want to process plan (major) changes with the college so that the new degree will show on their academic records. Approving the change from BSE to BS does not automatically adjust the student records.
Wilfred Tremblay moved approval of the new courses from the College of Arts and Communication ACIND 150 Introduction to Multimedia Studies and ACIND 151 Introduction to Multimedia Aesthetics. Jim Butchart seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
Wilfred Tremblay moved, and Larry Kenney seconded, to re-approve the curriculum proposal for a new module, Crime Reporting Module, from the College of Arts and Communication and the College of Letters and Sciences. This course was approved earlier by the UCC, but was not sent forward to the Faculty Senate due to changes needed.
The proposal for a change the BBA degree from the College of Business and Economics was approved on a John Howat/John Washbush motion. John Washbush then moved, and George Ferencz seconded, to approve the proposal for a change in the General Business - Entrepreneurship Emphasis. The motion carried.
Alvaro Taveira moved, and Scott Bradley seconded, to approve the proposal for a change in the College of Education Admission Procedure; Larry Kenney moved, and George Ferencz seconded, approval of the new course EDUINDP 212 Working With Children and Families in a Diverse Society; and Alvaro Taveira moved, and Larry Kenney seconded, the proposal for a change in the Bachelor of Science degree. All three motions carried.
The proposal for a new prefix, ARTMULTI, in the Art department was approved on a James Butchart/George Ferencz motion. Jim Butchart then moved approval of the proposals for three new courses in the Art department: ARTMULTI 391 Multimedia Design 2 -- Time-Based HD Design, ARTMULTI 392 Interactive Multimedia Design, and ARTMULTI 389 Multimedia Design - Website Design as well as the new submajor Multimedia Design Minor. John Washbush seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
George Ferencz moved, and Wilfred Tremblay seconded, to receive and record the proposals for changes in requisites for SPEECH 203 Public Relations Tactics I the SPEECH 204 Public Relations Tactics II from the Communications department. The motion carried. The new courses SPEECH/JOURNLSM 270 Multimedia Production I: Communication and Web Development, SPEECH/JOURNLSM 271 Multimedia Production II: Communication and Local Media, SPEECH/JOURNLSM 341 Television News Reporting and Production, SPEECH/JOURNLSM 350 Writing for Multimedia, and SPEECH/JOURNLSM 352 Interactive Communication and Advanced Multimedia Production as well as the proposal for a new submajor Multimedia Minor and a change in submajor Broadcast Journalism Emphasis (BA/BS) were all approved on Wilfred Tremblay/John Washbush motions.
Larry Kenney moved, and Larry Schuetz seconded, approval of the proposals for a change in major Early Childhood Education (BSE) and for changes in the Elementary Education Elementary/Middle Emphasis 1-9 (BSE) and the Elementary Education PreK-6 Emphasis (BSE) from the Curriculum and Instruction department. The motion carried.
The proposal from the Heath, Physical Education, Recreation, and Coaching department for a new course, COACHING 340 Coaching of Swimming, was approved on a Pete Mesner/Larry Kenney motion.
Lawrence Schuetz moved approval of the History department's new course proposal HISTRY 150 Atlantic History (including general education credit). Anne Hamilton seconded the motion, and after some discussion of concerns regarding the name, the motion carried.
John Washbush moved, and Lawrence Schuetz seconded, approval of the proposals for changes in the MCS (BBA), MCS (BS) with Minor Emphasis, and the MCS (BS) with No Minor Emphasis from the Management Computer Systems department. The motion carried
John Washbush moved approval of the new course COMPSCI 424 Operating Systems in the Mathematical and Computer Sciences department. Larry Schuetz seconded the motion, and the motion carried. The proposal for a change in the Computer Science Minor was approved on a Larry Schuetz/John Washbush motion.
Alvaro Taveira moved, and Larry Kenney seconded, approval of the proposal to change the Occupational Safety degree (from: BSE to: BS) in the Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health department. The motion carried.
John Washbush moved to receive and record the proposal for a change in description and repeatability in THEATRE 328 Vocal Production and Stage Speech from the Theatre and Dance department. Wilfred Tremblay seconded the motion, which carried. John Washbush then moved, and Wilfred Tremblay seconded, approval of a new submajor Stage Management Emphasis in the Theater/Dance department. The motion carried.
Alvaro Taveira moved to receive and record the special courses approved between March 28, 2002 and April 10, 2002 as follows:
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|SFTYGEN 490/690||Auto Safety Tech Update||2021||4/03/02|
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Larry Kenney seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
The proposal for the rewording of the Second Degree Policy was approved on a Larry Kenney/Alvaro Taveira motion.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:57 p.m.