Minutes of Meeting

Academic Programs Committee Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Location: OFE/FA Conference Room - Osprey Commons, Bldg 16, 3rd Floor, Rm 3108

Call to Order:

The meeting was called to order at 10:10 AM by Michael Bovenzi, chair

Members Present:

Michael Bovenzi, Timothy Groulx, Elise Marshall, Kim Cheek, Rebecca Schumacher, Christopher Baynard, Chau Kelly, Thobias Sando, Nicholas Seabrook, Stephanie Weiss, Connie Roush

Members Absent:

Rob Haley, Adel El-Ansary

Ex-Officio Members:

Cindy Chin, Leah Carpenter, Shawn Brayton (absent due to other conflict)

Others Attending:

Tracy Alloway, Sarah Mattice, Alison Bruey, Jeffrey Michelman, Gerard Hogan, Cristina Helbling
  • Approval of the Minutes

    Approval of minutes on March 3, 2016 meeting. Minutes were approved as presented as posted on the web.

  • Welcome/Announcements

    Coffee, Hot Tea, & Water are provided for the meeting.  

    All are invited to the Faculty Association Luncheon Buffet Meeting on Thursday, April 7 at 12:15 PM on the 4th Floor, the Talon Room (BOT Conference Room)
    Lunch services start at 11:30 AM.

  • Academic Programs Review (Total 8 Packages)

    No.

    Log No.

    Department

    Undergraduate

    Graduate

    1

    201601-30

    Honors Program

    Undergraduate

     

    2

    201601-26

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    Undergraduate

     

    3

    201601-28

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    Undergraduate

     

    4

    201601-21

    School of Nursing

     

    Doctoral

    5

    201508-129R

    Foundations & Secondary Education

    Undergraduate

     

    6

    201601-15

    History

     

    Graduate

    7

    201601-31

    Psychology

     

    Graduate

    8

    201601-0R

    School of Music

            Undergraduate       
    (Non-new Degree)

     


    Remarks:  yellow highlighted is including the programs of study.

    Reminder:  
    Any APC Workflow package corrections needed to be resubmitted on 2 to 3 work days after the meeting; otherwise, the packages cannot meet the Executive Committee meeting agenda deadline.

     

     

    Log Number: 201601-30     Honors Program – Undergraduate

    Package Approved pending changes to package.  

     

    Add a new course

    Honors Facilitation Seminar

    (3 crs)

    IDH

    Junior (3xxx)

    XXX

    Comment was offered that the State may return with a revised course number.

    Note: change to “Hicks Honors College” as contact. This is a system issue to resolve with A.J   

     

    Add a new course

    Honors Senior Facilitation Seminar (3 crs)

    IDH

    Senior (4xxx)

    XXX

    In the course description, state that credits are repeatable up to nine (9) credits.

     

     
     


     Log Number: 201601-31          Psychology – Graduate  

    Change a degree-major of an existing program

    Master of Science – General Psychology Major    

    In Summary of Program Action:

    Add for each course the prefix # with course titles, and credit hours for each course. Prefix level number is needed for PSY xxx

    Comment that total credit hours remain the same.

    Re-insert the old Program of Studies 

    Note: Reference to log package numbers can only be made for those past approved packages.

    Package Approved pending changes to package.
     

    Change an existing course

    Thesis A

    PSY

    Graduate (6xxx)

    971

    In the summary, state that you are

    1) updating the course description and list the course prefix and number

    2) adding and removing courses and have the course prefix number and name for each

    And a comment to describe the total credit hours

    Change an existing course

    Thesis B

    PSY

    Graduate (6xxx)

    972

    In the summary, state that you are

    1) updating the course description, and

    2) changing the credit hours to 3 credits

    For Learning Outcomes  #1 and #2, use action verbs to describe the outcomes

    Add a new course

    Thesis C (v. 1-6 crs)

    PSY

    Graduate (6xxx)

    XXX

    In the Learning Outcomes section, revise the wording to describe what students be able to do at the conclusion of the course.  

     


    Log Number: 201508-129        Foundations & Secondary Education – Undergraduate

    Change a degree-major of an existing program

    Bachelor of Arts in Education – English Education Major

    Package withdrawn from agenda.


    Log Number: 201601-15           History – Graduate 

    Change a degree-major of an existing program
    Master of Arts – History Major
      

    Package Approved.

     
     

    Log Number: 201601-21        School of Nursing – Doctoral

    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program
    Doctor of Nursing Practice – Anesthesiology Nursing Major

    Package Approved.  

     

    Change an existing course

    Adv Prac Nsg Role Tran

    NGR

    Doctorate (7xxx)

    768

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Theory Framework for Practice

    NGR

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    110

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Research Methods for EBP

    NGR

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    810

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Prin Epidem for Adv Prac

    NGR

    Graduate (6xxx)

    673

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Stat Interp for Adv Prac

    NGR

    Doctorate (7xxx)

    843

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Evidence Based Practice I

    NGR

    Doctorate (7xxx)

    850

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Evidence Based Practice II

    NGR

    Doctorate (7xxx)

    851

    Approved



    Log Number: 201601-0      School of Music – Undergraduate
    Add a new non-degree program                       
    Certificate - Sacred Music Certificate Program

    Package Approved.

    Add a new course

    Congregational Song (2 crs)

    MUL

    Junior (3xxx)

    XXX

    Approved

    Add a new course

    Liturgical Planning: Music and Ritual (3 crs)

    MUL

    Junior (3xxx)

    XXX

    Approved

    Add a new course

    Sacred Music Leadership and Administration (3 crs)

    MUS

    Junior (3xxx)

    XXX

    Approved



    Log Number: 201601-26           Philosophy & Religious Studies – Undergraduate 

    Change a degree-major of an existing program

    Bachelor of Arts – Philosophy Major  

    Package Approved.   

     

    Change an existing course

    Ancient Greek Ethics

    PHH

    Senior (4xxx)

    121

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Contemporary Euro Philosophy

    PHH

    Senior (4xxx)

    601

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    20th Cent Philo: Anglo/Am Trad

    PHH

    Senior (4xxx)

    620

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Confucianism

    PHH

    Senior (4xxx)

    821

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Philosophy of Language

    PHI

    Senior (4xxx)

    220

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Philos of the Social Sciences

    PHI

    Senior (4xxx)

    420

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Special Topics In Philosophy

    PHI

    Senior (4xxx)

    930

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Philosophy Seminar

    PHI

    Senior (4xxx)

    935

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Contemporary Political Philos

    PHM

    Senior (4xxx)

    340

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Phenomenology

    PHP

    Senior (4xxx)

    782

    Approved


    Log Number: 201601-28           Philosophy & Religious Studies – Undergraduate 

    Change a degree-major of an existing program

    Bachelor of Arts – Philosophy Major   

    Program of Studies okay. Suggested that for future to add changes to the text.

    Package Approved pending changes to package. 

     

    Terminate an existing course

    Philosophy of History

    PHM

    Junior (3xxx)

    500

    Approved

    Terminate an existing course

    Ecological Philosophy

    PHM

    Sophomore (2xxx)

    030

    Approved

    Terminate an existing course

    Kant

    PHP

    Senior (4xxx)

    410

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    (GM) Symbolic Logic

    PHI

    Junior (3xxx)

    130

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Ethics and Literature

    PHI

    Junior (3xxx)

    643

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Philosophy of Psychiatry

    PHI

    Senior (4xxx)

    453

    Change level of course number from 4353 to 3353 in the course description.

    Change an existing course

    (FC) Japanese Philosophy

    PHH

    Junior (3xxx)

    860

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    Moral Conflict

    PHI

    Junior (3xxx)

    670

    Approved

    Change an existing course

    (GW)Reasoning/Critical Think

    PHI

    Sophomore (2xxx)

    100

    Approved  

    Note: Speak to A.J.. about course title abbreviations in the system.

    Change an existing course

    (GW) Contemp Ethical Issues

    PHI

    Sophomore (2xxx)

    630

    In the Summary, add a sentence stating that this course is being updated from _____ to _____._

    Change an existing course

    Pragmatism

    PHP

    Junior (3xxx)

    790

    In the Summary, add a statement to say changing description from ____ to ____.

    Change an existing course

    Lies and Self Deception

    PHI

    Senior (4xxx)

    674

    In the course description, add the course titles with the course number to be consistent with the other course changes.

    Change an existing course

    Social Philosophy

    PHM

    Junior (3xxx)

    100

    In the course description, add the course titles with the course number to be consistent with the other course changes.

    Change an existing course

    Business Ethics

    PHI

    Junior (3xxx)

    641

    In the course description, add the course titles with the course number to be consistent with the other course changes.


    Note: as an FYI, there has been discussion about moving away from upper level courses being cross listed (300 level with 500 level)

     

    Log Number: 201508-11               Communication – Graduate

    The package is only for the Executive Committee the final approval.

     

  • Other Business

    At the next meeting in April, the new members will be introduced. This committee still needs representatives from College of Computing, Engineering, and Construction and Coggin College of Business.

    The committee approved the Academic Programs Committee 2016-2017 Schedule.  A reminder of the importance to attend each meeting was stressed.


    Following business will be discussed the next meeting:  

    • APC Officers (2016-2017)
      Chair – Dr. Michael Bovenzi        
      (School of Music)
      Vice Chair – Dr. Timothy Groulx   (School of Music)
      Secretary – Dr. Rebecca Schumacher        (Leadership, School Counseling, & Sport Management)
    • Welcome new committee members (2016-2018) during the next meeting
    • Approval of 2016-2017 Academic Programs Committee Meeting (attachment)
    • APC Online Workflow System Update (Dmitriy Bond) – ?
      • ( Approval Signature Required:
      • Communications – GE 
      • Mathematics – GE
      • Social Sciences – GE
      • Humanities – GE
      • Natural Sciences – GE
      • Cultural Diversity
      • Foreign Language requirement
      • Gordon Writing
      • Gordon Math
      • General Education Council
      • Director of Honors Program
      • Foreign Culture – COAS
      • Foreign Culture Committee
      • Foreign Culture – Other colleges
      • Deans of College
      • College Curriculum – Undergraduate/Graduate
  • Adjournment & Next Meeting

    The meeting was adjourned at 11:44 AM.

    The next meeting will be on Thursday, April 28th, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the OFE/FA Conference Room, Osprey Commons, Bldg 16, 3rd Floor, Room 3108. 


    There is no schedule in May APC meeting and June 2nd, 2016 is the last meeting for 2015-16.