November 1, 2012 Agenda

The Committee will meet THURSDAY, November 1 at 2:15 PM in Laurentide (LT), Rm 4012

  1. Approval of the October 18, 2012 Minutes (to be handed out at meeting)
  2. Announcements
  3. Biology
    1. Prereq/description change BIOLOGY 225-Science of Forensic Analysis
    2. Pre-requisite Change BIOLOGY 494/694 – Seminar
    3. Changes in Existing Course BIOLOGY 498 – Independent Study
    4. Changes in Existing Course BIOLOGY 498R – Independent Study Undergraduate Research
    5. Change in Submajor – BIOLOGY- Cell/Physiology
    6. Change in Submajor- BIOLOGY - Early Entrance Pre-Professional
    7. Change in Submajor – BIOLOGY –Ecology/Field
    8. Change in Submajor – BIOLOGY – Honors
  4. Chemistry Department
    1. New course CHEM 270 Introduction to Green Chemistry
    2. New course CHEM 271 Green Chemistry Laboratory
    3. Change in major Chemistry – Liberal Arts (BA/BS)
    4. Change in major Chemistry – Professional ACS Approved (BA/BS)
    5. Change in major Chemistry – Biochemistry emphasis (BA/BS)
    6. Change in major Chemistry – Honors emphasis (BA/BS)
  5. Computer Science/Math
    1. Course Deletion – COMPSCI 302 – Computer Logic & Microprocessors
  6. Geology and Geography Department
    1. New Course – GEOGRPHY 477 – Advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
    2. Course Revision – GEOGRPHY 290 – Spatial Analysis
    3. Change in Certificate Program – GIS Certificate (BA/BS)
    4. Change in Major –Geography Urban/Suburban (BA/BS)
    5. Change in Major – Geography Geology Emphasis (BA/BS)
    6. Change in Major – Geography Quantitative/Technique (BA/BS)
    7.  Change in Major – Geography General (BA/BS)
    8. Change in Minor – Geography Elementary Education Emphasis
    9. Change in Minor – GEOLOGY  Minor
    10. Change in Minor – Geographic Information Systems Minor
    11. Change in Major – Geography Physical/Environmental
    12. Change in Major – Environmental Science – Resource Management Track (BS)
    13. Change in Minor – Environmental Studies Minor
  7. Languages & Literatures-Professional Writing & Publishing submajor
    1. New course ENG 362 Grammar of Standard Written English
    2. New course ENG 364 Style: Principles and Practices
    3. New course ENG 366 Topics in Professional Writing
    4. Prerequisite change ENG 330 Manuscript Editing
    5. Title change ENG 372/572 Technical Writing
    6. Prereq/title change ENG 430 Book Editing
    7. Course description ENG 430 Book Editing
    8. Prereq/title change ENG 436 Topics in Technical Writing
    9. Course revision ENG 436 Topics in Technical Writing
    10. Change in submajor Professional Writing and Publishing (BA/BS)
    11. Change in minor Professional Writing and Publishing (BA/BS)
    12. Change in certificate Professional Writing and Publishing (BA/BS)
  8. Languages and Literature –Intensive English Program   1) Cover document for CIE course proposals and 2) Appendix ACT Compass ESL Level Descriptors
    1. New course – English 051 Beginning Listening and Conversation
    2. New Course – English 053 Beginning Reading and Writing
    3. New Course – English 055 Beginning Grammar
    4. New Course – English 061 Integrated Academic English Skills 2
    5. New Course – English 063 Academic Vocabulary Development
    6. New Course – English 065 Culture and Academic Conversations
    7. New Course – English 069 Special Topic
    8. New course – English 071 Integrated Academic English Skills 3
    9. New Course – English 073 Oral Presentation Skills
    10. New Course - English 075 -  Advanced Pronunciation and Speech Skills
    11. New Course – English 079 Special Topic
    12. Change in Existing Course – English 161 Advanced Academic Reading in ESL International Students
    13. Change in Existing Course -  English 162 College Writing in English as a Second Language
    14. New Course –English 163  Introduction to U.S. Culture for International Students
    15. New Course – English 164 Special Topics
  9. Political Science
    1. New Course –POLI SCI 331 U.S. Disability Politics and Policy
  10. Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department
    1. New Course - Sociology 375 Restorative Justice
    2. New Course – Sociology 475 Criminology Theory
    3. New Certificate Program – Disability Studies
    4. Change in major Japanese Studies Major (BA/BS)
    5. Change in minor Asian Studies Minor (BA/BS)
    6. New minor Japanese Studies Minor (BA/BS)
  11. College of Letters and Sciences
    1. New Pre-Professional Program-Pre-Physical Therapy (Proposal is coming)

Location

College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621
E-mail: reicherr@uww.edu

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