Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Minutes

January 27, 2009

  

Members Present:  Ahmed, Berlin, Decker, E. Johnson, Rolfhus, Socha, Sullivan, Zheng

Consultants Present: Schumacher, Dittman, Herling, Walls

Guests: Severson, Mally, C. Lee, Manrique, R. Smith, Maher, Gerber, Grider, Kraemer

 

  1. Approval of  December 9, 2008 minutes

 

M/S/P to approve minutes

 

  1. Second readings:

 

Political Science as recorded in 12.9.08 minutes with the following change: POL 416 title change to Non-profit Organizations. Add prerequisite POL 102 or 103.

 

M/S/P to approve the proposal; changes have been endorsed by the Teacher Education Governing Council (TEGC) and management department was consulted.

 

History as recorded in 12.09.08 minutes with HIS 377 and 378 objectives rewritten.

 

M/S/P to approve the proposal; changes have been endorsed by Teacher Education Governing Council (TEGC) and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

 

Biology as recorded in 12.09.08 minutes with the following change: add Bio 202 to list of electives in Biology Major: Biomedical and Cellular and Molecular Concentrations.

 

M/S/P to approve the proposal

 

               

  1. First readings:

 

New Minor:  Sports Broadcasting Minor   effective Fall 2009

Sports Broadcasting Minor in the Communication Studies Department (all colleges, excluding Teacher Certification programs) – 24 credits. Required: 17-19 credits: ESS 130 (1-2cr.), CST 271 or SOC 240 (3cr.), CST 272 (3cr.), CST 275 (1-2 cr.), ESS 348 (two courses at 2cr.), CST 374 (2cr.), CST 370 or CST 471 (3cr.).

 

5-7 credits from the following (with at least 3 credits at the 300/400level):

CST 271, SOC 240, ESS 249, ESS 259, CST270, CST 274, CST 291 (1-2), ESS 349, CST 370, CST 374 (1-3), CST 375, CST 376, CST 471, CST 472, CST 474, CST 480.

 

 

CST 498  Research Methods in Communication  3 cr., Course revision – course number, prerequisites   effective Fall 2009

(was CST 302)  prerequisite: communication studies major; completion of at least 15 credits in CST, including CST 301.

 

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

 

 

Physical Education Teacher Education  program revision – credits, required course, retention requirement  effective Fall 2009

            Decrease credits in major to 78-81, delete RDG 330 as requirement in major.

“Successfully complete four portfolio benchmarks throughout the program (during ESS 225, upon completion of the methods courses ESS 322/325, during the semester prior to student teaching and upon completion of student teaching.”

 

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

 

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

 

 

International Studies Minor: revise list of electives   effective Fall 2009

 

Note: Committee questioned accuracy of the list of courses. Members will consult with respective colleges and submit changes to the UCC Chair.

 

M/S/P to waive 2nd reading and approve proposal pending review of list for accuracy.

 

 

  1. Consent Agenda: OT credits toward PSY major

UCC previously approved dual degree PSY/OT students using grad credits toward undergrad degree. Now PSY department requests being able to apply that same rule to students who drop out of the OT program and want to count the OT credits they have taken to complete their bachelors degree/PSY major.

 

M/S/P to approve the consent agenda item

 

 

  1. Old business: UCC charges: committee report is due to the Faculty Senate in late March.

 

 

  1. New business: none       .

 

  Meeting adjourned: 4:37p.m.