Graduate Curriculum Committee Minutes

May 5, 2009

  

Members Present:  Angell, Buhrandt, Durkin, Eide, Finch, Hunt, Kuffel, Periyasamy, Seebach, Steffan,

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

Members Absent: Banadzen (exc.), Taylor-Winfrey

Guests: Severson, Willhite, G., Finders, Keller

 

1.      Approval of April 21 , 2009 minutes

 

M/S/P to approve minutes       

 

2.      Second readings: none
 

  1. First readings:

 

Master of Education-Professional Development – MEPD Early Childhood-Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood-Early Adolescents initial certification   program revision – credits, required courses, effective Fall 2009

Note that the following does not include the complete narrative that accompanies the degree description/requirements.  Complete narrative available in the records office. 

 

Pre-admission requirements: GEO 200  Conservation of Global Environments  3 cr

                                                MTH 125  Mathematics for Elementary Teachers  4 cr

                                                PSY 212  Life Span Development  3 cr

                                                ART 302 Visual Language in the Global Classroom  3 cr

                                                MUS 317 Musical Classroom  3 cr

 Undergraduate course work: EDS 319 Teaching with Integrated Technology   2 cr

                                                 EDS 308 Foundations of Literacy  3 cr

                                                 EDS 412A Methods of Language and Literacy   5 cr

                                                 HED 207 Health and Physical Well-Being   3 cr

                                                 EDS 402A Field experience I: EC-EA  2 cr

                                                 EDS 445B Field experience II: EC-EA  2 cr

                                                 EDS 493 or 495C Student teaching or Student   15 cr

                                                    Teaching Internship

 

       Graduate course work:    32 Graduate credits plus a capstone experience

                                      EFN 705  Human Relations in School and Society  3 cr         
                                      EDS 710  Comparative Studies of Education  3 cr                                       

                                      PSY 770  Educational Psychology: Learning and Instruction  3 cr               

                                      EFN 760  Educational Research  3 cr                                                           

                                      EDS 511   Curriculum and Pedagogy: EC-EA   3 cr                                      

                                      EDS 513Teaching Social Studies: EC-EA    3 cr                                       

 EDS 521B   Teaching Mathematics, Science & Environmental.

 Science I: EC-EA   3 cr                                                                                

 EDS 522Teaching Mathematics, Science & Environmental.

                                         Science II: EC-EA   2 cr

                                         EDS 780      Contemporary Issues   1 cr

                                      SPE 501    Introduction to Exceptional Individuals  3 cr

               EDS 560   Transescent Education (Students enrolled in

               MC-EA option)  3 cr                 

                                      EDS 520   Teaching with Integrated Technology I  1cr

                                      EDS 792c   Culminating Field Experience Seminar  1 cr

                                                            A Taken Concurrently B Taken Concurrently C Taken Concurrently

 

       Capstone choice of one of the following:

                                     EFN or CI 761 Seminar paper                                  2 cr.

                                     (requires one additional 700-level elective credit)       1 cr.

                                     EFN or CI 799  Master’s Thesis                              4 cr

                                     Comprehensive exam (no credit)

                                     plus six additional graduate elective credits               6 cr.

                                     with five at the 700 level.

 

Total graduate credits required for degree                                                   34-38                                                                           

       

  Seminar paper—34 graduate credits; 17 at 700 level

        Master’s thesis—36 graduate credits; 18 at 700 level                                            

        Comprehensive exam—38 graduate credits; 19 at 700 level

 

Students are not eligible for teacher certification until all degree requirements have been completed.

 

Master of Education-Professional Development – MEPD Early Childhood- Adolescents or Early Adolescents-Adolescents initial certification   program revision – credits, required courses, effective Fall 2009

 

       Pre-admission requirements: PSY 212  Life Span Development (Prerequisite to PSY 770) 

Licensure to teach in broad field social studies, geography, history, economics, political science, sociology, and psychology requires:

                                               GEO 200 Conservation of Global Environment 3 cr                                                     

                                                 EFN 200   Cooperatives  1 cr                                                           

                                               CI 381/581 Environmental Education Methods  1 cr

              Licensure to teach broad field science, biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science requires:

                                                          GEO 200 Conservation of Global Environments  3 cr          

                                              CI 381/581 Environmental Education Methods  1 cr

     Undergraduate course work: EDS 319  Teaching with Integrated Technology I  2 cr

                                               EDS 405Field Experience I: ECA-EAA  2 cr

                                               EDS 450B  Field Experience II: ECA-EAA  2 cr

                                                           EDS 494 or 495C Student Teaching or Student Teaching Internship 15 cr

       Graduate Course work:      31 graduate credits plus a capstone experience

                                              EFN 705 Human Relations in School and Society   3 cr              

                                                  EDS 710  Comparative Studies of Education   3 cr                    

                                                 PSY 770  Educational Psychology: Learning and Instruction  3 cr      

                                                  EFN 760 Educational Research   3 cr                                         

                                              EDS 506A Teaching for a Diverse Society: ECA-EAA  4 cr         

                                                EDS 551B   Contemporary Literacy for Secondary Learners: ECA-EAA  3 cr 

                                              CI XXXA or B Special Methods (Determined by Content Major; cr. vary) 3 cr  

                                              EDS 780 Contemporary Issues   1 cr                                             

                                              SPE 501  Introduction to Exceptional Individuals   3 cr               

                                               EDS 560  Transescent Education   3cr

                                              EDS 520  Teaching with Integrated Technology I   1 cr               

                                              EDS 792c  Culminating Field Experience Seminar  1 cr               

                                                            A Taken Concurrently B Taken Concurrently C Taken Concurrently

 

                                                       

Capstone choice of one of the following: (additional 700-level electives might be necessary to reach minimum requirements)

EFN or CI 761            Seminar Paper                                                             2 cr

                       Requires at least 34 total graduate credits for degree, of which 17 are at 700-level.

 

EFN or CI 799             Master's Thesis                                                          4 cr

                          Requires at least 36 total graduate credits for degree, of which 18 are at 700-level.                                                      Requires at least 36 total graduate credits for degree, of which 18 are at 700-level.

 

Comprehensive Exam (no credit); elective credits to reach 38 credits                                   

                       Requires at least 38 graduate credits for degree, of which 19 are at 700-level.

 

Total graduate credits required for degree                 34-38                             

 

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

 

CS 431/531 Introduction to Robotics  3 cr.,  new slash course- effective Fall 2009

This course is a hands-on introduction to the algorithms and techniques required to write robot control software. Topics include the components of mobile robots and robot manipulators, manipulator kinematics, robot task planning, sensing, sensor fusion, visual servoing and robot control concepts. Prerequisite: CS 340. Offered Spring odd-numbered years.

 

Master of Software Engineering  36 cr.,  program revision-add elective credits, effective Fall 2009.

CS 519  Independent Study  1-3 cr.

CS 531  Introduction to Robotics  3 cr.

CS 541  Operating System Concepts  3 cr.

CS 543  Topics in Operating Systems  3 cr.

CS 552  Artificial Intelligence and Pattern recognition  3 cr.

CS 553  Introduction to the Theory of Computation  3 cr.   

 

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

 

Graduate Reading Program –program deletion, effective Fall 2009

 

M/S/P to waive 2nd reading and approve proposal to support the recommendation to close the Graduate Reading Program while also recommending that the entitlement to offer be retained.

 

4.      Old business: none discussed

 

  1. New business: none discussed

 

 

Meeting adjourned 4:32 p.m.