Minutes of the March 5, 2004 meeting
PRESENT: Scott Bradley, Dan Edlebeck, George Ferencz, Stuart Glosser, Anthony Gulig, Anne Hamilton, Chris Henige, Linda Holmes, Larry Kenney, John Howat, Phil Johns, Diana Rogers-Adkinson for Simone DeVore, Ann Ruff, Larry Schuetz, Nicole Urbaniak and Sue Wildermuth.
ABSENT: Katherine Bradley, Clint Dederich, Phil Jackson, and Barbara Monfils
GUESTS: Bruce Bukowski
Larry Schuetz, presiding as chair in Barbara Monfils� absence, called the meeting to order at 2:15 p.m.
Tony Gulig moved, with a second by George Ferencz, to approve the March 5, 2004 agenda. The motion carried.
Phil Johns moved and Scott Bradley seconded the approval of the February 20, 2004 minutes. The motion carried.
Leslie Meyer introduced Nicole Urbaniak, the new student representative from the College of Education.
Linda Holmes moved to receive and record the grade basis change for the proposal from the Accounting Department for ACCOUNT 493 Internship in Accounting. The motion was seconded by Stuart Glosser. The motion carried.
George Ferencz moved to approve the Art Department�s proposal for a new course, ARTHIST 320 Graphic Design History. Chris Henige seconded this motion. It was amended to require inclusion of a statement of how the course related to program assessment goals on a Stuart Glosser/Larry Kenney motion. The motion then carried, pending receipt of a revised syllabus with the program assessment included
The proposal from the Languages & Literatures Department for a new course, ENGLISH 483 Controversies in Criticism, was approved on an Anne Hamilton/Phil Johns motion. The motion carried.
Anne Hamilton moved to approve a second new course, SPANISH 320 Spanish for Spanish Speakers, from the Languages & Literatures Department with a second by Sue Wildermuth. The motion carried.
Phil Johns moved to approve the following proposals for change in submajors for the Languages and Literatures Department: English (BA/BS) and English (BSE). Tony Gulig seconded the motion. The motion carried.
The proposal from the Marketing Department to change a submajor, Marketing Minor, was approved on a Stuart Glosser/Phil Johns motion. The motion carried.
Anne Hamilton moved to approve, with a second by Phil Johns, the proposal from the Political Science Department for a new course, POLISCI 321 American Interest Group Politics, and the following proposals for change in submajors: Political Science (BA/BS), Political Science (BSE), Social Studies � Broadfield Political Sciences I (BSE), Social Studies � Broadfield Political Science II (BSE), Political Science Minor, and Political Science Education Emphasis. The motion carried.
The proposals for the Sociology Department to create the prefix, CRIMJUS, and to add a new course CRIMJUS 321 Criminal Investigationwere approved on a Phil Johns/Stuart Glosser motion. The motion carried.
Phil Johns moved to approve the following proposals for the Sociology Department: change in submajors for Sociology (BA/BS), Sociology: Criminal Justice Emphasis (BA/BS), Sociology BSE, Social Studies � Broadfield Sociology I Emphasis, Social Studies � Broadfield Sociology II Emphasis, Sociology Minor, Criminal Justice Minor, and Family and Health Studies Minor. Tony Gulig seconded the motion. The motion carried.
The following proposals from the Special Education Department were approved on a Sue Wildermuth/Tony Gulig motion: Change in submajors � Special Education Cognitive Disabilities Elementary Emphasis and Special Education Learning Disabilities K-9 Emphasis; Deletion of submajors � Special Education Learning Disabilities 6-12 Emphasis, Special Education Emotional/Behavioral Disorders K-9 Emphasis, Special Education Emotional/Behavioral Disorders 6-12 Emphasis, and Special Education Cognitive Disabilities Secondary Emphasis. The motion carried.
There was a discussion on writing across the curriculum. Larry Schuetz indicated the upper division-writing requirement in the major, the standards and how they are satisfied, vary by department. Schuetz asked to have the Provost�s office share with the University Curriculum Committee at its next meeting its findings on the writing survey. He said there is an effort to promote writing across the curriculum. Schuetz also indicated there is a computer proficiency requirement.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:45 pm on a Chris Henige/Anne Hamilton motion. Motion carried.