Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Minutes

                                                        February 23, 2010

 

 

Members Present: Berlin, Ahmed, Seebach, Kirsch, Fisher, Kastantin, Friesen, Socha, Johnson, Moore, Urbas, Wermedal

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

Members absent: None  

Consultants not present: Jax, Herling       

Guests: Jeff Bryan, Shelly Lesher, David Howard, Haixia Lan, Virginia Crank, Darci Thoune, David Koster, Sue Knudson, Kathy Eirschele, Linda Levinson, Justyna Badach   

 

1.     Approval of February 9, 2010 minutes.

 

            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.

 

ENG 110, course description change, (Students who qualify with a grade of "C" or better in ENG 110 will be exempt from further writing requirements in the General Education skills category, but this does not exempt students from the writing emphasis course requirements. Students receiving a grade less than "C" must repeat Eng 110.)

 

ENG 112, new course, College Writing  AP (Advanced Placement), 3 credits, effective Fall 2010.

 

M/S/P approve on 1st reading   

 

B.    Biology (online LX submitted)

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

 

M/S/P approve on 1st reading

           

C.    Mathematics (online LX forms submitted)

Math Major-program change, credits changed from 38 to 37, effective Fall 2010.

 

MTH 407, change in course description, credits changed from 4 to 3; effective Fall 2010.

 

MTH 408, change in course description, effective Fall 2010.

 

M/S/P approve on 1st reading  

 

D.    Business

Business Program- Four core courses changed to three core courses to be completed or in progress for admission. Retroactive to all catalogs.

 

M/S/P approve on 1st reading

 

Held for second reading because more information was needed.

 

A.    Physics (online LX submitted)

PHY 376, credit change from 2 to 3 (added lab), was offered Fall, changed to Spring. Effective Spring 2011.   

 

B.    Art

Photography Minor-change in required Art courses and change in electives, effective Fall 2010.

 

ART 172, title change, changed in description, and change in credits from 2 to 3, effective Fall 2010.

 

ART 252, revision, prerequisite change, effective Fall 2010.

 

ART 272, title change, course description change, prerequisite change, (dropped ART 160), effective Fall 2010.

 

ART 372, new course, Photography and Imaging II, 3 credits, effective Spring 2011.

 

ART 373, title change, course description change, prerequisite change, (dropped ART 272 and 276; added ART 372); effective Fall 2010.

 

ART 375, course description change (added “Repeatable for Credit-Maximum 6”),  prerequisite change, (added ART 372); credit change from 1-3 to 3; effective Fall 2010.

 

ART 377, course description change, prerequisite change (from ART 272 & 276 to ART 372); deleted lab hour-increased lecture hours from 1 to 2; effective Fall 2010.

 

ART 378, new course, Advanced Digital Imaging, 3 credits, effective Fall 2010.

 

ART 379, prerequisite change (dropped ART 272), effective Fall 2010.

 

ART 399, revision, prerequisite change, effective Fall 2010.

 

ART 473, title change, course description change, prerequisite change (added ART 172); made Repeatable for Credit-Maximum 6. Changed lecture hours from 1 to 3 and lab hours from 4 to 2; effective Fall 2010.

 

 

4.     Consent agenda: CHM 461/561-changed when offered, changed from Spring to Fall.

 

5.     Informational Items:   None

 

6.     Old business:  Berlin reported on the Faculty Senate meeting where they discussed the UCC online charge and they accepted our response.

 

UCC charges for next year.  

 

7.     New business:  None

 

 

 

Meeting adjourned: 5:20 p.m.