November 7, 2006
Graduate Curriculum Committee Meeting
3:30pm, 325 Graff Main Hall
Approve minutes of October 3, 2006 meeting.
Second readings: None
Proposal #1: ESS 436/536, Change title, description, and prerequisite (approved at UCC)
Proposal #2: Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education (from College Student Development and Administration); change program name and prefix
Create on-line degree option
SAA 702—description, prereq, and credit change from 4 to 3 cr.
SAA 710, 730, 790—prereq and credit change from 2 to 3
SAA 761—prereq and credit change from 3-4 to 3
SAA 701, Student Affairs and Technology, 3 cr., effective spring 2007
This course will include an overview of the impact of technology on higher education, the developing market of distance education and student affairs in higher education, and developing student affairs professionals for careers related to technology and distance education. Prerequisite: Admission to SAA program.
SAA 704, Interpersonal Leadership, 3 cr., effective spring 2007
This course explores the key characteristics of interpersonal leadership and core competencies required to meet the challenges confronting student affairs professionals in higher education in the 21st century. Prerequisite: Admission to SAA program.
SAA 780, Applied Project, 1-6 cr., effective spring 2007
This course will involve students in the development of a research, assessment or evaluation project that has practical application for student affairs in a higher education setting. Students will be expected to apply the knowledge gained in the course work to a specific issue in student s affairs. Prerequisite: Admission to SAA program.
Proposal #3: BIO 438/538, change title, description and prerequisites, effective spring 2007
BIO 441/541, Environmental Toxicology, 3 cr., New Course, effe3ctive spring 2007
The study of the lethal and sublethal effects of chemical contaminants on ecosystems and humans. Topics covered include environmental legislation, chemical distribution and fate in the environment, methods of toxicity testing, assessment of exposure and risk, effects of chemical contaminants on humans, and fish and wildlife populations, communities and ecosystems, and toxicity of specific chemical groups. Prerequisites: BIO 307 or 341; 3 semesters of chemistry. Offered Sem. II, alternate years.
Old business: none
New business: none