UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MINUTES

November 29, 2005

 

 

Members Present:                Angell, Baggett, Frye, McDougal, Miller, Socha, Wood, Wycoff-horn

Members Absent:                                Kastantin (exc), Kohl (exc)

Consultants:                                         Burkhardt, Dittman, Herling, Jax, Keller, Schumacher

Guests:                                                   Arimond, Choy, Denton, Fater, Fisher, Morgan, Sloan, Tyvoll, Wadell, Wagner

 

1.             M/S/P to approve minutes of November 8, 2005.

 

2.             CLS student appeal to writing emphasis in the major requirement.

 

M/S/P to approve student appeal.

 

3.             Second Readings:

                REC 107, True North Adventure Orientation, 1 credit, new course.

 

Postponed at request of Department.

 

                REC 450, Internship, 16 credits, was 12 credits. (Departmental request to reevaluate credits, approved as 15    credits on 11/8/05.)

 

M/S/P to  approve proposal for 16 credits.

 

4.             First Readings:

Proposal #1.

        ART 251. Art History I: Ancient and Medieval Art, 3 credits, new course. A survey of the visual arts from the Paleolithic era to 1400 A.D. The course will consider in depth art of the ancient civilizations that are part of the Western heritage, including Egypt, Greece, Rome and art of the Middle Ages from Europe and the Byzantine Empire. Non-Western art to be studied will include Islamic, Asian, African, and pre-Columbian Art of the Americas. Offered Sem. 1.

 

        ART 252. Art History II: Renaissance to Contemporary Art, 3 credits, new course. A study of the visual arts from 1400 A.D. to the present. The course will focus on art of the Renaissance and subsequent styles such as Baroque and Rococo, as well as on the art of the modern post-modern eras. Besides studying art produced in Europe and the United States, the course will consider post-1400 art from Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

        Prerequisite: ART 251. Offered Sem. 2.

 

        ART 331. Art of the United States, title, description, and prerequisite changes, 3 credits. Art from the colonial period to the present. A study of the visual arts of the United States from the colonial era to the present. Course will consider such significant issues as the participation of U.S. artists in international art movements and the relationship between socio-political developments and the visual arts. Prerequisite: ART 251 and 252. Offered Sem. 1.

 

        ART 332. Contemporary Art, 3 credits, new course. An intensive study of visual art produced throughout the world since 1970. The course will consider recent developments in traditional media art such as painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, and the functional arts, and the changing status and nature of such media in the contemporary art world. The course will also examine the development of new media such as installation art, performance art, video and digital art. Prerequisite: ART 251 and 252. Offered Sem.2.

 

        ART 341. Selected Topics in Art History, 3 credits, new course.  An intensive review of significant movements and styles in the history of art. The particular subject of the course will be chosen each year by the art faculty. This course is intended to provide an exposure to key topics in greater depth than allowed in the art history survey courses, ART 251 and 252. Prerequisite: ART 251 and 252. Repeatable for credit. Max. 6. Offered Sem. 2.

 

M/S/P to waive second reading and approval proposals.

 

          Art Major, Broadfield Art Major, Art Minor. Changes made to programs, copies were presented at meeting, but were not on the agenda. Changes effective fall 2006, new catalog.

          Art Major (All colleges) – 39 credits, including ART 104, 106, 251 and 252; one elective chosen from ART 331, 332, and 341; three courses to be elected from ART 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 208, 214, 216, 218, 220, 221, APH 202; and four courses to be elected from 303, 305, 308, 314, 316, 318, 320, 321, 331, 405, 408, 413, 414, 416, 418, 419, 421, 425, and 440. ART 399 required to be taken in the junior year. ART 499 required to be taken in the senior year.

          Art Minor (All colleges) – 24 credits, including ART 104, 106, 251 and 252; and two courses to be elected from ART 201, 203, 204, 205, 208, 214, 216, 218, 220, 221, APH 202; and two courses to be elected from 303, 305, 308, 314, 316, 318, 320, 321, 405, 408, 413, 414, 416, 418, 419, 421, 425, and 440.

          Broadfield Art Major (Teacher Certification Program) – 54 credits, including ART 104, 106, 205, 214, 216, 218, 221, 251, 252, 354, 399, 434, and 499, and electives in ART including APH 202. (C-I 312 and C-I 313 are required in addition to the major.) Proposal was endorsed by TEGC.

 

This was a first reading. There will be a second reading.

 

Proposal #2.

        H-P 401. Nursing Pharmacology, 3 credits, new course. This course will include coverage of basic pharmacokinetic principles including absorption, biotransformation, and elimination. Pharmaceutical agents typically used in outpatient and inpatient settings will be covered including analgesic agents, steroidal and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, local anesthetics, sedative hypnotic agents, psychotropic drugs, antibiotic agents, antihypertensive and antiarrhythmic  pharmaceuticals, cardioactive drugs, diuretic medications, antiasthmatic agents, and medications commonly used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Coverage will include prescription and nonprescription agents as well as indications, contraindications, and potential interactions of pharmaceutics. Appropriate use of the Physician’s Desk Reference as well as online resources will be included throughout the course. Prerequisite: Admission to the UW-Madison Western Campus Nursing Program, or the UWL Athletic Training Program. Offered Sem. 2.

 

M/S/P to waive second reading and approve proposal.

 

5.     Consent Agenda: ESL 100, 101, 102, 103, 110, 111, 112, 113. Change to repeatable for credit – up to 8 total.

 

M/S/P to approve consent agenda.

 

        New business: Betsy Morgan recommended policy and procedural changes for UCC to consider regarding online courses at UWL  

        1. UCC should adopt a policy indicating that departments must indicate which of their courses have online components so that Records and Registration can flag these courses in the timetable.

        2. UCC should adopt the following three definitions for the timetable: online courses, hybrid courses, distance education (ITV) courses.

        3. UCC should require that any course converting to 50% or more in online format should be reviewed by UCC.

        Members requested that Faculty Senate give UCC an official charge.

 

Meeting adjourned at 5:10 p.m.

 

Submitted by,

Diane Schumacher