October 24, 2006



Members Present: Baggett, Kastantin, McDougal, Rolfhus, Socha, Wood, Zheng, Kahl     

Members Absent:  Angell (exc), Wycoff-Horn               

Consultants Present: Bakkum, Burkhardt, Dittman, Herling, Johnson, Keller, Schumacher                                   

Guests: Sullivan, Gappa, Von Ruden, Vogt, Sandheinrich, Felix                                                 


1.             M/S/P to approve minutes of September 26, 2006 meeting.


2.             First Readings:

                Biology Proposal:

                Note for all majors add: BIO 495 Cannot count toward minimum 400-level credits

                Biology Major (general)—add elective choices: BIO 405 and 468

                Biology Major (Teacher Ed)—add elective choice BIO 468;

                Biology Major (Environmental Conc)—No action needed; Approved last year

                Biology Major (Cellular Conc)—Move BIO 440 from elective to required course, move MIC 230 from required to elective, add

                electives BIO 449, 468, delete C-S 101 as requirement

                Biology Major (Biomedical Conc)—Move BIO 408 or 424 or 465 from required to electives, add elective BIO 468, delete C-S 101

                (or skills) requirement

                Biology Major (Aquatic Conc)—delete C-S 101 (or skills) requirement


Committee requests that the Biology Department consult with the Computer Science Department regarding deletion of C-S 101. 1st reading, There will be a 2nd reading.


3.             English Proposal:

                English Minor (Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence) 28 credits beyond ENG 110 including Foundational Coursework  (10

                credits)—3 credits from ENG 201, 202, 207, 210, 215; 3 credits from ENG 203, 204, 208; 4 credits from ENG 301

                Advanced Coursework (18 credits)—3 credits from ENG 306; 3 credits from ENG 330, 332, 432; 3 credits from ENG 340; 3

                credits from ENG 363, 364; 6 credits from elective in courses 338 or higher. May also include one 200-level English course. Excludes

                ENG 340, 403, 416, 417, & 450.

                English Minor (Early Adolescence-Adolescence or Early Childhood-Adolescence) 27 credits beyond ENG 110 including

                Foundational Coursework (6credits)—3 credits from ENG 201, 202, 207, 210, 215; 3 credits from ENG 203, 204, 208

                Advanced Coursework (21 credits)—3 credits from ENG 330, 332; 3 credits from ENG 341; 15 credits from ENG 306, 333, 334,

                432, 497


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


4.             Sociology Proposal:

                Delete SOC 302 “Sociological Analysis” 3 Credits

                ARC 195—change description and pre-requisite (Open to archaeology and pre-arch majors only); offered fall only


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



5.             Exercise and Sport Science Proposal:

                Adapted Physical Education Concentration—Change title from “Special” PE Conc; Change credits from 14 to 15; change required

                courses to add ESS 437 and delete ESS 435; Change admissions requirements from 2.5 to 2.75 GPA, BC in ESS231, admission to



      New Course, ESS 437, “Teaching & Service Delivery Models in Adapted Physical Education”, 3 credits

This course focuses on adapted physical education teaching strategies and service delivery models in PK-12 settings. Instructional programming and best practices in early childhood, elementary, middle/secondary, and transitional programs for students with disabilities in adapted physical education are covered. Emphasis is on collaboration among professional service providers such as special educators, regular physical educators, and related service personnel (e.g., occupational, physical, and recreational therapists), as well as allied health and other community agency staff. School site visits and practical teaching are included, along with guest presentations on related disciplines and programs. Prerequisite: Admission to the Adapted Physical Education Concentration and ESS 436 (or concurrent enrollment).


      ESS 231, 233, 436, 439 change titles, descriptions, and pre-requisites


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


6.             Education Proposal:                           

                Early Childhood-Middle Childhood Major—43 credits; delete C-I 381

                Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence Major—46 credits; delete C-I 381


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


7.             Consent Agenda:

          REC 105 Multicultural Recreation and Cultural Competency, approved 11/2005—add RTH prefix to cross-list course.


M/S/P to approve.


8.             Old Business: Proposal for ensuring through review of materials withdrawn.

                                                                   Extending BA/BS degree requires system notification only.


9.             New Business: None


10.           Dean approved General Education substitutions:

                SAH, PHL 2940, Special Topics in Philosophy: Biomedical Ethics, taken at UW – Platteville, for PHL 100

                                   MUSM 123, Experiencing Live Music, taken at St. Cloud State, for MUS 110


11.           Meeting adjourned at 5:00. Next meeting is Tuesday, November 14th at 3:30.


Submitted by

Diane Schumacher, UCC Secretary