Graduate Curriculum Committee Minutes

April 21, 2009



Members Present:  Angell, Banadzen, Buhrandt, Eide, Finch, Hunt, Periyasamy, Seebach, Taylor-Winfrey,

Consultants Present: Schumacher, Agarwal, Abhold, Martin-Stanley, C., Dittman

Members Absent: Steffan, (exc.), Kuffel, (exc.), Durkin

Guests: Severson, Walsko, Armiond, Wycoff-Horn, M., Denton


1.      Approval of April 7, 2009 minutes


M/S/P to approve minutes       


2.      Second readings:


Educational Studies


Note: these changes have been endorsed by the Teacher Education Governing Council (TEGC).


M/S/P to approve proposal as recorded in 4.07.09 minutes

(plus combining changes in prerequisites, title, and description for both EDS 521 and 522.)


3.      First readings:


HED  441/541  Human Disease and Prevention Control  3 cr., course revision –   prefix, effective Spring 2009

     was CHE 541


SHE 792  Student Teaching/Intern Seminar  1 cr.,  new course,  effective Fall 2009

Through this course for student teachers /interns, university course work is correlated with successful teaching practices in the schools. Students build on their knowledge base, reflect on their teaching, and analyze school culture with their peers. To be taken concurrently with SHE 494 or 495. Pass/Fail grading.


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


Masters of Science Program in Occupational Therapy, program revision, effective Fall 2009.

Increase program credits to 87, add a part-time option.


Didactic portion of program will have a part-time option designed on a case by case basis, field experience will remain full-time. Students should expect to incur additional expense for tuition and fees if attending program part-time.


OT 524  Human Anatomy  5cr.,  course revision - description, credits, effective Fall 2009

Provides an in-depth understanding of the gross anatomy of the human body through lecture, laboratory experiences, audiovisual, computer and gross cadaver prosection and dissection. Systems included are musculoskeletal, neurological, and skeletal. Biomechanical function, topographic and clinical applications are emphasized. Clinical applications are discussed. Lect. 2, Lab. 4, Disc. 2. Prerequisites: admission to the occupational therapy graduate program.


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



RTH 462/562 Inclusive Recreation Program Administration  3cr., course revision –  prerequisites, credits,  effective Fall 2009

Change from 2-3 credits to 3 credits, prerequisite 456/556

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



4.      Old business: none discussed


5.      New business: none discussed



Meeting adjourned 3:58 p.m.