March 7, 2006



Members Present:                Ali, Fater, Kuffel, Majak, Reineke

Members Absent:                Seebach, Steffen, Wright (exc)

Consultants:                         Martin-Stanley, Schumacher

Guests:                                   Fisher


1.             M/S/P to approve minutes of February 21, 2006.


          2.             ESS 423/523, Individual and Social Factors in Physical Activity, changes title from Adherence Principles for a Physically Active Lifestyle,
                course description, and prerequisites. Effective Fall 2007.   This course provides the essential theoretical foundations and practical

                          applications of the psychological concepts involved in living a physically active lifestyle. Content will include working with individuals on

                          motivation, anxiety/stress reduction, self concepts, and character development; working with groups for cohesion, cooperation and

                          competition, conflict resolution, and goal achievement; and development of personal skills and knowledge to achieve desired goals in

                          physical activity environments. Prerequisites: Admission to an Exercise and Sport Science major program.


No one from the dept. was present to present, but there was a question whether this should be a slash course or if the dept. just neglected to indicate graduate level requirements and activities.  This was a first reading.  There will be a second reading.


3.             Old Business: None


4.             New Business: Kuffel stated that the Graduate Council is developing a template for thesis submission, and discussing the handling of




Meeting was adjourned at 4:40 p.m.