Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Minutes

April 14, 2009

 

 

Members Present: Ahmed, Kastantin, Rolfhus, Shervey, Socha, Sullivan, Zheng

Consultants Present: Schumacher, Dittman, Herling, Keller, Clow

Members absent: Johnson (exc.), Berlin (exc.),

Guests: Severson, Dixon, Angell, Walsko, Vogt, Mc Andrews, Arimond, Ardovino, Wycoff, M., Fireovid

 

 

1.       Approval of March 31, 2009 minutes

 

M/S/P to approve minutes

 

2.       Second readings: none

 

3.       First Readings:

 

A.      EDS 421/521  Teaching General Science Methods, Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood—Early Adolescence  3 cr.,  course revision – title, course description,  effective Spring 2010

This course is designed to introduce teacher candidates to current methods and practices for teaching general science education; including issues of environmental topics. Candidates will explore the need for elementary sciences within their teaching areas. . Methods facilitate investigations regarding the nature of science as a discipline, strategies for instruction and assessment for student learning. An emphasis on diversity and gender are emphasized. Prerequisites:  Junior standing: admission to Teacher Education Program: EDS 402; must receive a grade of “C” or better in MTH 125; to be taken concurrently with EDS 422, 445. Offered Fall, Spring.

 

EDS  422/522  Teaching Mathematics Methods,  Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood—Early Adolescence  2 cr.,  course revision – title, course description, prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

This course is designed to provide teacher candidates with basic understanding of curriculum content, instructional methods and materials, and assessment strategies in mathematics for children in preschool through middle school. Candidates will examine the scope and sequence of PK-8 mathematics standards documents as well as explore models for short and long term instructional planning. Candidates will use assessment data to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of individual students that may include Response to Intervention planning and Professional Learning communities. Prerequisites: Junior standing; EDS 402; must receive grade of “C” or better in MTH 125. To be taken concurrently with EDS 421 and 445 Offered Fall, Spring.

 

ECE  213  Introduction to Early Childhood Education,  3 cr.,  course revision - prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

Sophomore standing

 

ECE  326  Early Childhood Education: Kindergarten,  3 cr.,  course revision - prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

Admission to Teacher Education Program; ECE 213; PSY 212; to be taken concurrently with ECE 327 (no longer slash course)

 

ECE  327  Field Experience: Kindergarten  1 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites, instructional pattern,  effective Spring 2010

Admission to Teacher Education Program; ECE 213; PSY 212; to be taken concurrently with ECE 326; P/F grading. (no longer slash course)

 

ECE  440/540  Language and Literacy Development of Young Children  3 cr.,  course revision - prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

Junior Standing; admission to Teacher Education Program; ECE 213; EDS 308 

 

EDS  402/502  Field Experience I for Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood—Early Adolescence  2 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

Junior standing; Admission to Teacher Education; EDS 308, 310, 311; to be taken concurrently with EDS 412 and 413.

 

EDS  405/505  Field Experience I- Early Childhood—Adolescence or Early Adolescence—Adolescence  2 cr.,  course revision - prerequisites,  effective Spring 2010

Junior standing; admission to Teacher Education; EDS 310 to be taken concurrently with EDS 406

 

EDS  406/506   Teaching for a Diverse Society - Early Adolescence—Adolescence and Early Childhood —Adolescence  4 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

Junior standing; admission to Teacher Education Program; EDS 310 to be taken concurrently with EDS 405 

 

EDS  412/512   Teaching Language and Literacy - Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood Early Adolescence  5 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

Junior Standing; admission to Teacher Education Program; EDS 308, 310, and 311 to be taken concurrently with EDS 402, and 413

 

EDS 413/513  Teaching Social Studies--Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood—Early Adolescence, 3 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites effective Spring 2010

Junior Standing; admission to Teacher Education Program; EDS 308, 310 and 311; to be taken concurrently with EDS 402, 412

 

EDS 445/545   Field Experience II--Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood—Early Adolescence, 2 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites effective Spring 2010

Junior standing; admission to Teacher Education Program; EDS 402; to be taken concurrently with EDS 421 and 422

 

EDS 450/550  Field Experience II--Early Childhood—Adolescence, Early Adolescence--Adolescence, 2 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites effective Spring 2010

Junior standing; admission to Teacher Education Program; EDS 405, to be taken concurrently with EDS 451

 

EDS 451/551  Contemporary Literacy for Secondary Learners--Early Childhood—Adolescence, Early Adolescence--Adolescence, 3 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites effective Spring 2010

Junior standing; admission to Teacher Education Program; EDS 405, to be taken concurrently with EDS 450

 

EDS 492   Student Teaching Seminar, 1 cr.,  Course revision – prerequisites, effective  Spring 2010

Admission to Teacher Education Program; to be taken concurrently with EDS 493 or 494 or 495

 

EDS 493   Student Teaching: Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood—Early Adolescence, 3-15 cr.,  course revision – course number, prerequisites effective Spring 2010

was EDS 409, Maybe repeated for credit in subsequent semester for each additional licensure. Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory grading. Registration occurs through the Office of Field Experience only.

 

EDS  494  Student Teaching: Early Adolescence—Adolescence or Early Childhood —Adolescence ,  3-15 cr.,  course revision – course number, prerequisites  effective Spring 2009

was EDS 403, Maybe repeated for credit in subsequent semester for each additional licensure. Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory grading. Registration occurs through the Office of Field Experience only.

 

EDS 495  Teaching Internship, 3-15 cr.,  course revision – course number, prerequisites  effective Spring 2010

was EDS 404, completion of requirements in education, including special methods courses; recommendation by the appropriate education program faculty; 3.0 cumulative grade point average and a 3.0 grade point average in the major, minor concentrations, and professional course work; an official passing Praxis II content test score report documenting passing scores in the appropriate certification area/discipline; selected for Wisconsin Internship Program placement and a State Intern license S/U grading. Registration occurs through the Office of Field Experience only.

 

SPE  401/501  Introduction to Exceptional Individuals  3 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites,  effective Spring 2010

Junior standing; admission to Teacher Education Program; ECE 327, EDS 402, 405, SHE 310, or concurrent enrollment.

 

SPE  431/531  Language Development and Communication Disorders  3 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites, title,  effective Spring 2010

Junior standing; EDS 310

 

EDS 480  Contemporary Issues,  1 cr.,  new course, effective Spring 2010

The focus of this course is to engage students in the examination of a current issue impacting public education and the teaching profession through the integration of focused research, debate and writing. The issue under study may change each term depending on the importance and currency of the problem. Prerequisites: admission to Teacher Education Program; EDS 402 or 405; repeatable for credit, maximum 3. Offered Fall, Spring

 

EDS  308  Foundations of  Literacy for Early Childhood—Middle Childhood and Middle Childhood— Early Adolescence  3 cr.,  course revision –course number,  effective Spring 2010

            was EDS 408 (no longer slash course)

 

EDS  311  Curriculum and Pedagogy for Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood—Early Adolescence   3 cr.,  course revision –  course number, effective Spring 2010

was EDS 411 (no longer slash course)

 

EDS  319  Teaching and Integrated Technology I  2 cr.,  course revision – course number, effective Spring 2010

was EDS 419

 

EDS  460/560  Transescent Education  3 cr.,  course revision – prefix effective Spring 2010

was EFN 460

 

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

 

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

 

 

B.                  Archaeological Studies Minor ( all colleges excluding Teacher Certification Programs) – 21 credits,  effective Fall 2009

(All colleges, excluding Teacher Certification programs) - 21 credits, including ARC 195 ARC 200 and electives in archaeology. Of the 15 elective credits at least 9 credits must be at the 300 or 400 level. Archaeology credits applied to the anthropology minor, history major or minor, sociology major or minor, and/or the geoarchaeology minor may not be applied to the archaeology minor.

 

Minor has been approved by the Academic Planning Committee

 

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

 

 

C.      College of Liberal Studies Degree Program ( all CLS departments except DES), Program revision, effective Fall 2009

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science Degree Option Requirements Students majoring in English or in a Modern Language must earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. Students majoring in other CLS programs may choose either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree.

At least one course in your College Degree Program must be a CLS designated           

diversity course.

All courses are in addition to the minimum 39 credits required in the General Education Program. Applicable courses may be found on the CLS BA/BS Degree Option Course

 

Bachelor of Arts - Choose One Track

Language

1. Complete FRE 202 or GER 202 or SPA 202 or MLG 202 or MLG 304 or ESL proficiency score of 80 or above on the La Crosse Battery of exams for nonnative speakers of English. (Contact the English as a Second Language Institute for eligibility and regulations.)

2. Two additional courses in humanities, social sciences or fine arts.

 

Humanities

1. One modern language course 102 or higher, or an OIE approved semester

long study abroad experience along with the INS 250, 251, 252 sequence

2. Two additional courses outside your major department from least two different departments chosen from: History, English, Philosophy.

3. One additional course in social sciences or fine arts

 

Fine Arts

1. One modem language course 102 or higher, or an OIE approved semester long study abroad experience along with the INS 250, 251, 252 sequence

2. Two additional courses outside your major department from least two different departments chosen from: Art, Communication Studies, Music, Theatre

3. One additional course in social sciences or humanities

 

Bachelor of Science - Complete the following courses outside your major department:

1. A lab science course (from the General Education list)

2. A social science course

3. An additional social science, Gen Ed natural science, math or approved CLS alternative (ENV201, PHL 334).

4. One additional course in humanities or fine arts or complete a modem language course 102 or higher

 

CLS spoke of the logic behind the changes-- To increase the number of B.A. graduates, make the core more relevant and to creates tracks with more opportunity for its students. The CLS Academic Program Committee will maintain the course list and all changes must be approved by that committee. The term “core” has been replaced with “CLS Degree Program Options”

 

M/S/P to waive 2nd reading and approve proposal with amended course list including changes from the English department. (course list is attached).

 

 

D.      School of Health Education major, program revision, effective Spring 2010
39-41 credits in health education and school health education, including
HED 205, 345, 409, 425, 441, 469, 472; SHE 310, 410, 415, 492; NUT 200; plus 3-5 elective credits approved by program adviser; 3-15 credits of student teaching
494 or 495. 31 credits in interdisciplinary requirements: HPR 105* or HED
207*; BIO 103* or 105* or MIC 100*; ESS 205 and 206 or BIO 312 and 313; PSY 212 , 370; RDG 328; SPE 401; EFN 205*,ERS 100* or HIS 306*, or WGS 230* or SOC 225*.

 

School of Health Education minor, program revision, effective Spring 2010

35 credits in health education and school health education, including HED 205, 345, 425, 441 469, 472; SHE 310, 410, 415, 492; NUT 200; 3-15 credits in student teaching SHE 494 or 495;16 credits in interdisciplinary requirements: HPR 105* or HED 207*; BIO 103* or 105* or MIC 100*; RDG 328, EFN 205*, ERS 100* or HIS 306* or WGS 230* or SOC 225*

 

*also may fulfill General Education Requirement

HED 441 Human Disease Prevention and Control  3 cr., course revision – course     prefix, effective Spring 2010

was CHE 441

 

SHE 492  Student Teaching/ Intern Seminar  1cr., new course, effective Fall 2009

Through this course for student teachers and interns, university course work is correlated with successful teaching practices in the schools. Students build on their knowledge base, reflect on their teaching, and analyze school culture with their peers. Each seminar aligns with the 10 Wisconsin Teacher standards based on the needs of the student teachers/interns. To be taken concurrently with SHE 494 or 495. Pass/Fail grading. Offered fall, spring.

 

 

SHE 494  Student Teaching; Early Childhood –Adolescence  3-15 cr., new course, effective Fall 2009

Teaching internship is a full day, full school semester, professional experience in selected elementary and secondary schools with qualified, approved cooperating teachers. Orientation, seminars and classroom projects required. Prerequisite: completion of all requirements in education, including special methods courses; recommendation by the appropriate education program faculty; 2.75 cumulative grade point average and a 2.75 grade point average in the major, minor, concentrations and professional course work; and an official Praxis II content test score report, documenting passing scores on Praxis II content tests in the appropriate certification area/discipline. May be repeated for credit in a subsequent semester for each additional licensure. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading. Offered fall, spring.

               

 

SHE 495  Teaching Internship  3-15 cr., new course, effective Fall 2009 

Teaching internship is a full day, full school semester, professional experience in selected elementary and secondary schools with qualified, approved cooperating teachers. Orientation, seminars and classroom projects required. Prerequisite: completion of all requirements in education, including special methods courses; recommendation by the appropriate education program faculty; 3.00 cumulative grade point average and a 3.00 grade point average in the major, minor, concentrations and professional course work; and an official Praxis !I content test score report documenting passing scores on Praxis II content tests in the appropriate certification area/discipline; and, selected for Wisconsin Internship Program placement and a state intern license. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading. Offered fall, spring.

 

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

 

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

 

 

     E.   Therapeutic Recreation, program revision, effective Fall 2009

            (Science and Health) 73-75 credits - excluding General Education credits

            General education courses: BIO 103 or 105 or MIC 100, MTH 145, PSY 100

            Interdisciplinary requirements: PSY 212, 304, ESS 205 or BIO 312.

            Professional Core requirements: REC 150, 200;RTH 250, 252, 319. 326, 327, 355,

            456, 462, 470, 476, 480, 493, 496, 498. (16 cr.)

 Electives: A minimum of 5-6 credits are required: one elective course must be chosen from list.                                                                                                                             

        1. RTH 105, 330, 332, 333, 345, 400, 401, 483

2. RTH 203, 204, 215, 474, 491, 495, 497, REC 430, PSY 305, 313, 318, 343, 347, 382,         401, 417; HED 205, 345, 412, 469, 472.

 

Other requirements:

A.        A successful fifty (50) hours of therapeutic recreation experience (volunteer or paid) must be documented before enrolling in RTH 456. See your faculty adviser about qualifying experience.

B.        Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or greater to enter program.

C.        Students must obtain a therapeutic recreation faculty adviser when

 admitted. Advisers are assigned by the SAH College Dean's Office,

D.        Before enrolling in Internship (RTH 498), all required courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better; and the student must have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.5.

Note: REC 302 may substitute for RTH 319 through Fall 2009 semester

RTH 319  Leadership and Supervision in Therapeutic Recreation  3 cr., new course, effective Fall 2009
Study of leadership and supervisory management as they apply to the therapeutic recreation profession including: analysis of traditional leadership styles and theories; application of the staffing, directing, and controlling functions of supervisory management;  and analysis of common issues related to full-time entry level managers in therapeutic recreation including diversity management and hiring people with disabilities. Prerequisite: junior standing. Offered fall, spring.

Recreation department will provide a new course outline that will include information on disabilities and diversity.

RTH 330 Therapeutic Recreation and Mental Health  2 cr., course revision -  course credits
3 credit course to a 2 credit course

RTH 333 Therapeutic Recreation and Corrections  2 cr., course revision – course credits , prerequisites, effective Fall 2009
3 credit course to a 2 credit course, prerequisites: RTH 250, or RTH 326 or RTH 327. Other restrictions: RTH major or CYC emphasis.

RTH 345  Leisure in Gerontology  2 cr., course revision – course credits, prerequisites, effective Fall 2009
3 credit course to a 2 credit course, Prerequisite: RTH 250

RTH 462/562  Inclusive Recreation Program Administration   3 cr.,   course revision – course credits, prerequisites  effective Fall 2009
2-3 credits course to a 3 credit course, prerequisite: 456/556

M/S/P to waive 2nd reading and approve proposal pending receipt of new course outline for RTH 319.

 At this point in the meeting a quorum was no longer present.

NUT 400 Food Science, Service, and Safety  3 cr.,  course revision – course  description, effective spring 2010

This course examines the principles of food science including the functional role of carbohydrates, protein and fat. Emphasis will be placed on current topics of food science and safety in the national and local food industry including genetically modified and functional foods. Biological, chemical, and physical factors that affect the safety of food products will be discussed in addition to the role of microorganisms in food borne illness and food quality. Students in this course will also explore basic principles of food safety including food processing and food service as well as the role of government in food safety. Prerequisites: NUT 200; BIO 103 or BIO 105; MIC 100 or MIC 230. Offered Spring.

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

4.    Consent agenda:
       PSY 405 Teaching Apprenticeship in Psychology, 3-9 cr., course revision - grading pattern
       change from graded course to pass/fail.

Consent agenda item will be heard at April 28 UCC meeting

4.       Old business: none

 

5.       New business: none discussed           

 

  Meeting adjourned: 5:52 p.m.