Graduate Curriculum Committee Minutes

February 16, 2010

 

 

Members Present:  Hunt, Finch, Newton, Taylor-Winfrey, Zheng, Seebach, Grant

Consultants Present:  Agarwal, Dittman, Keller, Bakkum, Means

Members Absent:  Buhrandt, absent, Eide, Angell, Periyasamy, and Passow, excused

Consultants Absent:  Jax and Abhold

Guests:  Jodie Rindt, Steve Simpson, Virginia Crank, and Kathy Eirschele    

 

 

 

1.  Approval of February 2, 2010   

M/S/P to approve minutes

 

       2.  Second readings: none

 

3.     First Readings:

A.   English

ENG 405/605, prefix change, (was CI 405/605). Effective Fall 2010.

 

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

 

B.   Biology

BIO 456/556, new course, Plant Ecology, 4 credits, offered Fall semester even years. Effective Fall 2010.

 

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

 

C.   Student Affairs Administration

Graduate Program- change in credits due to national accrediting agency requirements from 38 to 43; added 1 existing course and 3 new courses as required courses; deleted 2 courses as required for on campus option; added 3 new courses to online option. Effective Fall 2010. 

 

SAA 700, new course, Professional Practice in Student Affairs, 1 credit, offered Fall, Spring and Summer.

 

SAA 702, course revision, course description.

 

SAA 706, new course, Helping Relationships and Crisis Management, 1 credit, offered Fall.

 

SAA 745, new course, University Finance and Governance, 3 credits, offered Fall and Spring.

 

SAA 799, course revision, course description, and credits changed to 6.

 

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

 

D.   Recreation Management and Therapeutic Recreation

Recreation Management Program

Deleting EFN 730 and HED 706, (both are research courses); adding new research course, REC 720. Change in Admissions requirement. Dropped REC 401, added 1 from ACC 221 or ACC 235. Effective Fall 2010.  

 

REC 720, new course, Research Methods for Recreation, Parks, and Leisure, 3 credits. Effective Fall 2010. 

 

Therapeutic Recreation Program

Deleting EFN 730 and HED 706; adding new research course, REC 720 as   required course.   Changing minimum credits for students without previous background in Therapeutic Recreation from 36 to 30. Effective Fall 2010.

  

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

            

 

E.    Consent Agenda: None

 

F.    Old business:   None

 

G.     New Business: None

 

 

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:25 p.m.