UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MINUTES

April 24th, 2007

 

Members Present: Angell, Baggett, McDougal, Rolfhus, Socha, Sullivan, Wycoff-Horn,

Members Absent:                Zheng (exc.)        

Consultants Present: Bakkum, Dittman, Schumacher                                   

Guests: Burkhardt, Duquette, Herling, Leonards, Poulton, Saeger, Terpstra, J., Terpstra, K.,                                               

 

  1. M/S/P to approve minutes of  April 10th, 2006.
  2. Second Readings: None
  3. First Readings:
    1. Medical Dosemitry Proposal; Change program admission criteria.

 

M/S/P to approve the proposal and waive the 2nd reading.

 

    1. RUS 305, Golden Age Russian Literature and Culture, 3 cr. NEW COURSE

A course designed to introduce students to the great Russian writers of the 19th century, a period referred to as the Golden Age of Russian literature. Literary works will be discussed in their social, cultural and historical context. The course will center on works by such writers as Pushkin, Lermontov, Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Checkhov. Taught in English.

 

M/S/P to approve the proposal and waive the 2nd reading.

 

    1. School Health Education Proposal

Major: revise credits, required courses and electives

Minor: revise credits and required courses

SHE 310, Introduction to Curricular processes and Instructional Techniques: change description, prerequisites, and credits (From 3 to 4).

Beginning concepts in comprehensive school health education curriculum development and instructional techniques are the core of this course. Skills for delivery of effective health instruction are practiced including assessment, planning, implementation, and reflection. This course also includes an introductory field experience that is designed to help the teacher candidates identify the role of the school and its staff through observation and participation. Prerequisite: HED 205, Acceptance to the teacher education program.

SHE 410, Application of Curriculum Processes and Instructional Techniques: change description, prerequisites, and credits (From 3 to 4).

This senior level experience provides an opportunity to apply the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of the Wisconsin Teacher Standards (WITS). The primary focus is on teacher candidates’ growth and development in the WITS. The traditional field experience or participation in a Profession Development School experience will address how the WITS impact teaching and from a practical as well as philosophical point of view. Prerequisite: SHE 310; must be taken last semester prior to graduation concurrently with SHE 415; Acceptance into teacher education program.

                                                                                SHE 415, School Leadership for health Educations, 3 cr. NEW COURSE

This course will develop teacher candidates’ leadership skills in school health programming. An overview will be included on the following topics: group dynamics, leadership theories and styles, resources and grants, curriculum assessment and analysis, administration and coordination of health curriculum, and professional skills. Prerequisite: SHE 310; must be taken concurrently with SHE 410. Acceptance into teacher education program.

 

M/S/P to approve the proposal and waive the 2nd  reading.

 

    1. Art Proposal

Change Prerequisites: ART 106, 203, 204, 207, 216, 220, 221, 303, 305, 308, 314, 316, 318, 320, 321.

ART 215, Ceramics for Non-art Majors, 3 cr. NEW COURSE.

        This course will focus on learning new skills and/or refining skills in ceramics by exploring the history of ceramic form, researching contemporary ceramists, and practicing/experimenting with hand-built, wheel thrown, and surface techniques. Prerequisite: Not open to Art majors. Repeatable for credit with instructor permission. Lect. 1, Studio 4.

 

ART 499, Senior Exhibition, change grading pattern from P/F to letter grade.

 

M/S/P to approve the proposal and waive the 2nd reading.

 

    1. Microbiology Proposal

Microbiology Major with Business Concentration: change core requirements (this is major that was approved in March)

MIC 426 Change number to MIC 380

MIC 380, 406, 407, 416, 425, 427, 428: change prerequisites

MIC 406: remove restriction

 

M/S/P to approve the proposal and waive the 2nd reading pending the Dean’s signature.

 

    1. PSY/OT Dual Degree Proposal

PSY 451 no longer “required” in psych for DD (dual degree) – a OT class will count.

6 credits required from a category “cognitive” (where psych majors only take 3). Options within that category have increase to include PSY 334, 429, 436, 490 if appropriate subject.

 

M/S/P to approve the proposal and waive the 2nd reading.

 

  1. Consent Agenda:
    1. Catalog proofing changes
    2. PSY/OT, BIO/PTS, PHY/PTS dual degrees

 

  1. Old Business:
    1. Credit requirements in programs
    2. Required summer session courses discussion

 

  1. Course Substitutions:

College of Liberal Studies, Substitute ENG 207 Multicultural Cit of the US, 3 cr for ENG 200, Literature’s Human Experience, 3 cr. for Amanda Jadin

                                                College of Business Administration, Substitute ENG 210 for ENG 200 for Jonathan Lauersdorf

                                                College of Business Administration, Substitute ART 231 for ART 102 for Sandy Jakowski

                                                College of Science and Health, Substitute MKT 499 for MKT 444 for Travis Minegar.

 

  1. New Business:  None

 

8.     Meeting adjourned at 5:00 pm.