GRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MINUTES

February 21, 2006

 

 

Members Present:                Ali, Fater, Kuffel, Majak, Reineke, Steffen, Wright

Members Absent:                Seebach (excused), Von Dollen, Erickson, Rausch

Consultants:                         Agarwal, Martin-Stanley, May, McLean, Schumacher

Guests:                                   Duquette, Fisher, Koppelman

 

1.             M/S/P to approve minutes of February 7, 2006.

 

2.             Second Readings:  None

 

          3.             First Readings:
 

          Proposal #1:  HED 425/525, Violence and Injury Prevention, new course, 3 credits. Participants will review the major forces leading to violent behavior and injury in the United States and globally. Trends over time will be carefully reviewed and analyzed in order to detect risk factors and protective factors. Violence and injury prevention strategies will be reviewed, resulting in the development of prevention and intervention proposals using community-based programming and curriculum development strategies. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Offered Sem. I.

 

          HED 437/537, Theories of Health Behavior, change credits from 2 to 3, change prerequisites and course description. Overview of health behavior through the examination of health behavior theoretical constructs. Emphasis is on the application of behavior change theories and models to facilitate healthy positive behavior. Prerequisite: HED 205, CHE 240.   Offered occasionally.  Offered Sem. I.

 

          M/S/P to waive second reading and approve proposal. Clarification was made that these are required courses at the undergraduate level, and electives only at the graduate level.

 

          Proposal #2: Educational Studies, course deletions: C-I 382/582, 407/607, 420/620, 443/643, 448/548, 449/549, 480/680, 488/688, 489/689, 491/691, 741, 743, 744, 746, 747, 748, 749, 756, 758; EDM 342/542, 433/633, 701, 731, 734; EFN 484/584, 530, 601, 602, 610, 611, 612, 625, 627, 645, 718, 723, 724, 727, 737, 745, 765, 775; RDG 320/520; SPE 490/590, 716, 755, 756, 785

 

          This was a first reading. There will be a second reading. DES faculty have one final chance to review at their department meeting.

 

          4.             Old Business:  Kuffel reported there had not been a Graduate Council meeting; therefore, there is no report.

 

          5.             New Business:  None

 

          Meeting was adjourned at 4:20 p.m.