UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
Minutes of the May 5, 2006 meeting
PRESENT: Heather Bonnett, Scott Bradley, James Bronson, John Chenoweth, Ellen Davis, Simone DeVore, George Ferencz, Dan Edlebeck, Barbara Monfils, Larry Schuetz for Wilfred Tremblay, Lauren Smith, and Sam Zhao
ABSENT: Sara Barbera, David Cartwright, Tom Colwin, Katy Heyning, Josh Truss, Becky Wintermute, and Brian Wolfe
GUEST: Bruce Bukowski
Barbara Monfils called the meeting to order at 2:15 p.m.
The May 5, 2006 agenda was approved on a John Chenoweth/Ellen Davis motion.
James Bronson moved and Lauren Smith seconded the approval of the April 7, 2006 minutes. Motion carried.
Dr. Monfils announced that POLISCI 266 Asian Americans in U.S. Politics was approved by the Diversity and General Education committees and that SOCIOLGY 426 Minorities and the Criminal Justice System was approved by the Diversity committee. These courses were approved at the April 7, 2006 meeting pending approval of the above-mentioned committees.
John Chenoweth moved with a second by James Bronson to receive and record the curriculum proposal from the College of Business & Economics to include MANGEMNT 999IS in the computer applications requirement. The motion carried.
The curriculum proposals from the Curriculum & Instruction Department for requisite change - CIFLD 411 Directed Teaching: Elementary, CIFLD 412 Directed Teaching: Middle School,CIFLD 413 Directed Teaching for Special Minors, and CIFLD 414 Directed Teaching - Secondary were received and recorded on a Simone DeVore/Scott Bradley motion.
For the curriculum proposals from the Economics Department, James Bronson moved with a second by Sam Zhao to approve change in submajor - Economics (BSE) and Social Studies Broadfield: Economics I Emphasis (BSE). The motion carried.
For the curriculum proposals from the History Department, Larry Schuetz moved to receive and record with George Ferencz seconding the motion for requisite change - HISTRY 353 Ancient History, HISTRY 354 Medieval Europe, HISTRY 355 Early Modern Europe, 1300-1600. The motion carried.
George Ferencz moved to receive and record the curriculum proposals from the Occupational & Environmental Safety & Health Department for title change from: SAFETY 420/620 Principles of Environmental Safety to: SAFETY 420/620 Principles of Environmental Managementand course title and description change from: SAFETY 483/683 Industrial Safety Managementto: SAFETY 483/683 Occupational Safety Management; from: SAFETY 489/689 Chemical Safetyto: SAFETY 489/689 Hazardous Materials Management. Ellen Davis seconded the motion. The motion carried.
Larry Schuetz moved to approve with a second by Lauren Smith the curriculum proposals from the Political Science Department for change in major:Public Policy and Administration , change in minor:Legal Studies Minor, change in certificate: Paralegal Certificate. The motion carried.
The curriculum proposal from the Psychology Department for new course - PSYCH 325 Cross-Cultural Psychologywas approved on a Larry Schuetz/Ellen Davis motion.
Larry Schuetz moved to receive and record the curriculum proposal from the Social Work Department for requisite change: SOCWORK 341 Sexuality for Professional Growth. Simone DeVore seconded the motion. The motion carried.
For the curriculum proposal from the History Department, Larry Schuetz moved to bring back from the table the motion from the last meeting to receive and record the title and description change: from: GENED 120 U.S. Experience in a World Contextto: GENED 120 Historical Perspectives. The motion was seconded by Sam Zhao. Liz Hachten distributed the syllabus for this course. She indicated GENED 120 Historical Perspectives is more of a developmental course than a history course and that it and GENED 140 Global Perspectives could be alternatives. GENED 120 addresses how we got to where we are in the world today and GENED 140 Global Perspectives addresses our situation in the world today. After the discussion, the motion carried.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:45 p.m. on a Larry Schuetz/Lauren Smith motion.