College of Letters & Sciences
Dean's Office 4th Floor Laurentide

March 15, 2012 Minutes

  1. Call to Order. Committee Chairperson Elizabeth Hachten called the meeting to order at 2:20 P.M. in White Hall 6c.
  2. Roll Call.
    Present: Paul Adogamhe; Eric Compas; David Cartwright; Ellen Davis; Elizabeth Hachten; Angela Harlan; Debra Heiber; Paul House; Elizabeth Olson.
    Absent: Jolly Emrey; Paul Gregory; Jeff Heinrich; Sarah Hessenauer; Emma Kuby; Natalie Lamkin; Pilar Melero; Paul Rybski; Maryam Polley; Ellie Schemenauer; and Alexandra Wiegel; and Trudy Witonski. Also Present: Nayla Chehade for Pilar Melero; Susan Johnson for Jolly Emrey; Peter Killoran for Paul Gregory.
  3. Approval of the February 16, 2012 Minutes. Davis/Harlan moved to approve minutes as submitted. The motion passed unanimously.
  4. Announcements.
    1. Hachten reminded the Committee that the meeting on March 15 is a deadline meeting.
    2. Hachten stated that duties formerly completed by Elaine Wagner will now be split between Debby Piper, the Philosophy & Religious Studies ADA, and Beth Dooley, a student worker in the L&S Assistant Dean's office.
    3. Hachten informed members about a new email address for College curricular business,
  5. Chemistry Department
    House/Compass moved items a and b
    1. New course – CHEM 492 "Supervised teaching aide"
    2. Course revision – CHEM 470
      The motion passed unanimously.
      House/Davis moved items c through f
    3. Course revision – CHEM 471
    4. Change in major – Liberal Arts (BA/BS)
    5. Change in major – ACS Approved (BA/BS)
    6. Change in major – Honors Emphasis (BA/BS)
      The motion passed unanimously.
  6. Mathematical and Computer Sciences
    Harlan/Olson moved items a and b
    1. Change in existing course – COMPSCI 233 "Advanced C++"
    2. Change in major - Computer Science Major
      The motion passed unanimously.
  7. Political Science
    Johnson/Cartwright moved to propose New course – POLISCI 314 "Media and American Politics"
    The motion passed unanimously.
  8. Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department
    Killoran/Cartwright moved to propose a New course – SOC/ANTHRO 492 "Supervised teaching aide" (revision of February 16, 2012 proposal) (Syllabus | Contract)
    The motion passed unanimously.
  9. Old business
    No old business was presented.

Respectfully submitted,
Debra Heiber