Minutes December 12, 2013

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MEETING
DECEMBER 12, 2013, 8:00AM, WINTHER 1013

  1. Roll - Present:  Katy Heyning, Chair; Allison Hodorowicz; Scott Bradley; Todd Loushine; Penny Portman; Jennifer Petersen; and Jillian Smith.  Absent:  Brooke Winchell, SFC David Shono and John Zbikowski.  Guests:  Tracy Arneson-Baker, Roxanne DePaul, Peter Jacobs, and Janine Tobeck.

  2. Approval of Agenda
    On a Portman/Loushine motion, the agenda was approved.

  3. Approval of the minutes of the November 14, 2013 meeting
    On a Portman/Loushine motion, the minutes of November 14 meeting were approved as written.

  4. Curricular/Action Items:

    GEOGRAPHY and GEOLOGY
    Form #2 Change in Minor - BSE - Geography Elementary Education Emphasis
    Form #2 Change in Submajor - BSE - Geography
    Form #2 Change in Submajor - BSE - Social Studies Broadfield-Geography Emphasis

    On a Petersen/Hodorowicz motion, the above 3 proposals were approved.

    LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE
    Form #2 Change in Degree - BSE Major
    Form #2 Change in Major - English Writing Education Emphasis
    Form #2 Change in Minor - English Writing Education Emphasis

    On a Petersen/Bradley motion, the above proposals were approved.

    COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS

    Form #6 - BSE - Suspend Degree
    Form #6 - BA - Suspend Degree

    On a Bradley/Loushine motion, the two above proposals were approved.

    Form #2 Change in Major - BS   
    Form #2 Change in Degree
    Form #3 New Course - COMDIS485
    Form #4A Change in Existing Course -COMDIS380/580

    On a Portman/Loushine motion, the above four proposals were approved with minor editorial changes.

  5. Information Items:

    It is strongly encouraged that the sponsor of a proposal follow their proposal through the College Curriculum Committee and the University Curriculum Committee until it has been passed. The sponsor is in the best position to respond to questions concerning their proposal and in expediting the approval process.

    After brief discussion, it was resolved that from now on the committee may approve proposals with minor editorial corrections but will not approve proposals pending substantial revision. Departments should ensure that proposals are clear and complete before placing them on the Curriculum Committee agenda.

  6. New Business:  None

  7. Old Business:

    EDFOUND486/686 and the email sent to committee for a vote.

    Katy explained that an email was sent out in error requesting a vote on the approval of the above proposal.

    On a Bradley/Hodorowicz motion, the meeting adjourned at 8:45AM