UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MINUTES

December 11, 2007

 

Members Present: Berlin, Chavalas, Groshek, Kahl, McDougal, Rolfhus, Rusterholz, Sloan, Sullivan, Zheng

Consultants Present: Burkhardt, Clow, Dittman

Guests: Buffton, Poulton, Seebach, Walls

 

 

  1. Approval of November 27, 2007 minutes

 

M/S/P to approve minutes

 

  1. Second readings: None

 

  1. First readings:

 

                                                HIS 358, French Revolution, 3 cr.; New course

This course covers the French Revolution from a European and Global Perspective. It will cover the chronology of the Revolution, its political, cultural, social and economic effects on Europe and the larger world, the experiences of various individuals and groups within it, and its long-term effects both in French and around the world.

 

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

 

 HIS 373, World War I, 3 cr.; New course

This course will examine World War I from a European and global perspective. It will cover the causes, nature and results of the war as they relate to the society, economy, politics and culture of Europe. Attention will also be given to some of the global effects of the war as well as the ways this war transformed the nature of warfare in the 20th century.

 

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

 

Nutrition Minor; Change credits, required courses and electives

 

M/S/P to hold for a 2nd reading

 

                                                NUT 400, Food Science, Service, and Safety, 3 cr.; Change course title

 

M/S/P to hold for a 2nd reading

 

                                                NUT 479, Nutrition Teaching Assistant, 1 cr.; New course

Working with a faculty mentor(s), students will aid in course development, delivery, and student assessment. Prerequisites: B or better grade in the class in which the student will be assisting and approval of instructor of the class in which the student will be assisting.

 

M/S/P to hold for a 2nd reading

 

                                                NUT 499, Nutrition Research, 1-2 cr.; New course

Working with a faculty mentor(s), students will identify a research topic of interest, develop, plan, carry-out, and report the research in a campus and/or professional meeting. If the research findings are impactful in the field of nutrition, the student will submit a manuscript for publication in an appropriate journal. Prerequisites: 6 credits completed in Nutrition Minor and approval of instructor.

 

M/S/P to hold for a 2nd reading

 

 

 

Certificate of Russian Studies, 14 cr.; New Certificate Program

(All colleges) – 14 credits above Russian 102, including RUS 201, 202, 305 and three credits of electives: HIS 325, 339; POL 338, 341, 344, 355, RUS 398. In order to complete the certificate program, a candidate must earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA for course work in the certificate.

 

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

 

  1. Consent Agenda:  None

 

  1. Old business:  None

 

  1. New business: None

 

  1. Meeting Adjourned: 4:16 p.m.