March 25, 2008


Members Present:  Ahmed, Berlin, Chavalas, Kahl, McDougal, Rolfhus, Rusterholz, Sullivan, Vice, Wallace,

Absent:  Zheng (exc), Malisa

Consultants Present:  Bakkum, Burkhardt, Dittman

Guests:   E. Johnson, Reineke, B. Riley, B. Taylor-Winfrey, M. Taylor-Winfrey, Schumacher, Schwan, Strauss, Weege,


  1. Approval of the March 11, 2008 minutes

M/S/P to approve minutes


  1. Second readings:  None


  1. First readings:



R-T 310, Pathophysiology, 3 cr.; change in pre-requisites by removing BIO 312 and 313, cross listed with H-P 310.

M/S/P to waive 2nd reading and approve proposal- change in pre-requisite in R-T only, not in H-P 310.



BIO 447/547, Standard Methods and Quality Assurance of Water Analyses, 3 cr.; change in pre-requisite- removed MIC 230 and BIO 341 recommended.

M/S/P to waive 2nd reading and approve proposal – “BIO 341 recommended” will remain in pre-requisite, only remove MIC 230.



                         MIC 130, Global Impact of Infectious Disease – Germs Gone Wild, 3 cr.; new course.

A multifaceted examination of issues related to infectious disease throughout the world. The course will being with historical examples of how infectious disease has impacted society, from plagues of centuries past to recent emerging diseases. After defining the types of pathogens and methods for their control, the interplay between infectious disease and global economics, health, and politics will be evaluated. Additionally, the impact of public perceptions and misconceptions on the spread of infectious disease will be analyzed. Finally, the role of current human activities in shaping disease patterns of the future will be explored. Offered Sem. II.

M/S/P to waive 2nd reading and approve proposal- college committee will review for GenEd purposes



                         MTH 449/549, Applied Multivariate Statistics, 3 cr.; new course

An introduction to applied multivariate statistical methods covering multivariate analysis of variance, multivariate analysis of covariance, repeated measures design, factor analysis, principle component analysis, cluster analysis, discriminate analysis, and multivariate regression. Course participants will be involved with hands-on statistical applications. Prerequisite: MTH 305 or 341. Offered Sem. I odd numbered years.

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


Mathematics Major with Statistical Emphasis; change in credits from 39 to 40 credits with the addition of MTH 440 as a requirement rather than an elective and reducing elective credits from 6 to 3 credits; added required courses of MTH 305 and 440, add 449 as an elective and deleted MTH 305, 410, 444 and 448 from the selection of electives.

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


Statistics Minor; change in electives with the addition of MTH 449 (new course) as an elective and deleting MTH 444 as an elective.

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


                                MTH 444/544, Introduction to Sampling, 3 cr.; deleting course

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



PSY 370, Educational Psychology, 3 cr.; change in prerequisites: PSY 100 and 210 OR HED 205 AND PSY 212 and concurrent or previous enrollment in one of the following: EFN 210/C-I 211 or SHE 210 OR ESS 225/226.

(ESS 226 no longer active course; some confusion about which programs need which prereqs)

Hold for 2nd reading


  1. Consent Agenda:  None


  1. Old business:  Hidden Prerequisites – postponed until next meeting                                 


  1. New business:  Policy on how cross listed courses should appear in the catalog. Explained how courses will be listed in the catalog.


Adjourned 4:20pm