Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Minutes
October 13, 2009
Members Present: Berlin, Johnson, Kastantin, Ahmed, Socha, Seebach, Fisher, Friesen, Kirsch, Moore
Consultants Present: Keller, Dittman, Bakkum, Knudson
Members absent: Verhoeven
Consultants not present: Jax
Guests: Krajewski, Vandenberg-Daves, Eide, Khandker, Udderman, Koepke
Approval of September 22, 2009 minutes
M/S/P to approve minutes
Second readings: None
A. Accountancy Minor
(College of Business Administration) –Moving ACC 322 from a required course in minor to an elective in minor.
B. WGS/HED 201, new course, 1 credit, Social Justice and Peer Education, Effective Fall 2009
This course both educates students on social justice issues that students face while in college and prepares them to be able to give presentations to their peers in residence halls, classrooms, athletic teams, and student organizations on the issues with the goal of effecting social change. Subject matter will rotate depending on needs of campus and students. Prerequisites: WGS 100, or ERS 100 or EFN 205 or WS 230 or WS 210, CST 110 recommended. Offered Fall and Spring.
C. BUS 230, course revision, prerequisite, (dropping CS 103/104)
(First reading postponed until next meeting)
ECO 305, course revision, prerequisites, ECO 110,120, and MTH 175 or 207
Also, course offered box on LX138 corrected to match existing catalog description.
Offered Fall and Spring.
ECO 308, course revision, prerequisites: added MTH 175 or 207
ECO 315, new course, 3 credits, Economics of Sustainability, effective Spring 2010
Introduction to the tools and models of ecological economics in order to better understand the relationship between ecological and economic systems; to explore the linkages between economic growth, environmental degradation, and social and intergenerational equity; and to analyze policies that will lead to a world that is ecologically sustainable. Prerequisites: ECO 110 or ECO 120, offered Spring only.
M/S/P to approve proposals
Old business: LX Forms revised- discussed Mode, for purposes of the LX form “mode” means “instructional pattern”. Change suggestions should be sent to Chris Bakkum. Brian Udderman discussed online courses handbook/guidelines.
New business: none
Meeting adjourned: 5:05 p.m.