Minutes of Meeting

Academic Programs Committee Thursday, December 3, 2015 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 10:00 AM by Michael Bovenzi, chair.

Members Present:

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

Members Absent:

Ehsan Maleki, Adel El-Ansary, Thobias Sando

Ex-Officio Members:

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

Others Attending:

Paul Karabinis, Lakshmi Goel, Susan Syverud, Christopher Gabbard, Terri Ellis, Katrina Hall, Gerard Hogan, Aiyin Jiang, Tammie Johnson
  • Approval of the Minutes

    Minutes from November 5, 2015 meeting were approved (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 at 12:15 PM on the 4th Floor, Talon Room.
    Lunch services start at 11:30 AM.


    Chair Bovenzi reported that he will be attending the COAS Faculty meeting 12/4/15 to review the APC workflow process and timetable. Additionally, he reported he will review and update instructional information on the workflow system.

  • Academic Programs Committee Review *** (Total 20 Packages)

     *** All the APC corrections are requested to be done by Friday, December 4, 2015 in order to catch up the December Executive Committee meeting. They will be forwarded to the January 2015 Faculty Association Meeting. If your APC corrections cannot be submitted by 12/4, then your APC Workflow System packages will be DELAYED until February 2016 Faculty Association Meeting.

     

                       Group A: (10 – 11 AM)

    201508-78

    COEHS

    Childhood Education

     

    Graduate

    201501-21

    COEHS

    Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education

     

    Graduate

    201508-37

    CCB

    Management

     

    Graduate

    201508-83

    COAS

    English

    Undergraduate

    Graduate

    201508-101

    COAS

    Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

    Undergraduate

     

    201508-102

    COAS

    Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

    Undergraduate

     

    201508-103

    COAS

    Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

    Undergraduate

     

    201508-91

    COAS

    Biology

    Undergraduate

     

    201508-115

    COAS

    Biology

     

    Graduate

    201508-97

    COAS

    Art and Design

    Undergraduate

     

    201508-98

    COAS

    Art and Design

    Undergraduate

     

    201508-99

    COAS

    Art and Design

    Undergraduate

     

                     Group B: (11 AM – 11:50 AM)

    201508-53

    CCEC

    Construction Management

    Undergraduate

     

    201508-54

    CCEC

    Construction Management

    Undergraduate

     

    201508-56

    CCEC

    Construction Management

    Undergraduate

     

    201508-57

    CCEC

    Construction Management

    Undergraduate

     

    201508-119

    BCH

    Public Health

     

    Graduate

    201508-120

    BCH

    Public Health

     

    Graduate

    201508-86

    BCH

    School of Nursing

     

    Graduate

    201508-125

    BCH

    School of Nursing 

     

    Graduate 





     

    CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, LITERACY, & TESOL    (1 PACKAGE)

    Log Number: 201508-78      Childhood Education, Literacy, & TESOL – Graduate  

    Change an existing non-degree program                        
    Certificate - Early Childhood Education
    Changed course title EEC6261 (3 credits) Program Planning for Infants, Toddlers, and Young Children

    Added elective RED6303 (3 credits) Building Literacy through Play as a course option for literacy component

    PACKAGE APPROVED

     

    EXCEPTIONAL, DEAF, AND INTERPRETER EDUCATION (1 PACKAGE)

    Log Number: 201501-21      Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education – Graduate

    Add a new non-degree program         

    Certificate - International Education Certificate (GR) 

    Certificate is a minimum of 15 credits with at least one required study abroad internship, practicum, or independent study (e.g., Belize, England, China, Africa). No additional resources needed.

    PACKAGE APPROVED

     

    MANAGEMENT (1 PACKAGE)

    Log Number: 201508-37      Management - Graduate

    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program Master of Business Admin. –

    General Business Major e-Business Concentration

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGES:

    1) In POS, underline and insert “add” to new course and include the prefix, course number and  

        course title;

    2) In Summary, change the first two sentences to reflect the new course and omit the reference to

         courses not offered.

     

    ENGLISH (1 PACKAGE)

    Log Number: 201508-83      English – Undergraduate & Graduate

    Change an existing minor for Film Studies Minor – Undergraduate

    Terminate existing course, FIL 5305 Documentary Workshop

    Change FIL 5377 Advanced Documentary Production 

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGES:

    1) In proposed section for FIL 4848 and FIL3826, remove course number;

    2) If the title is changing, have the old and new course titles in the summary;

    3) For the new proposed course title, indicate the name change in the POS;

    4) Remove prerequisites in course descriptions if there are no prerequisites.


    SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK (3 PACKAGES)

    Log Number: 201508-101    Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work – Undergraduate

    Change a degree-major of an existing program Bachelor of Social Work – Social Work Major

    Add a new course, SOW 4xxx Child Abuse and Neglect (3 credits)

    Add a new course, SOW 4xxx Child Welfare Practice (3 credits)

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGES:

    1) Strike out stipend sentence;

    2) Add sentence stating total hours remain the same.

     

    Log Number: 201508-102    Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work – Undergraduate

    Change a degree major concentration of an existing program Bachelor of Arts Sociology Major Social Welfare Concentration

    Add new courses in Log#201508-101 as elective options

    PACKAGE APPROVED


    Log Number: 201508-103    Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work – Undergraduate

    Change an existing minor Social Welfare Minor

    Add new courses in Log#201508-101 as elective options

    PACKAGE APPROVED


    BIOLOGY (2 PACKAGES)

    Log Number: 201508-91      Biology – Undergraduate

    Change existing course Physiology

    Remove PHY 2054 Algebra Physics II and PHY 2054L Algebra Physics II lab prerequisites for PCG 4713C

    PCB 3023C is the prerequisite

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGE:

    1) Change title of package to state, “Remove Prerequisites from…”


    Log Number: 201508-115    Biology – Graduate

    Change an existing course Critical Skills in Science BSC6840

    PACKAGE APPROVED


    ART AND DESIGN (3 PACKAGES)

    Log Number: 201508-97      Arts and Design – Undergraduate

    Changing an existing minor Photography Minor

    Change from 15 credits to 18 credits;

    Change 9 hours to 12 semester hours of upper level courses for the photography minor

    Change from Select 1 to 2 PGY 3000-30000 level course

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGE:

    1) Changed title of package to state, “Photography Minor”

    (done in the meeting)


    Log Number: 201508-98      Arts and Design – Undergraduate

    Change a degree major concentration of an existing program Bachelor of Fine Arts Major Photography Concentration

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGES:

    1) Delete course #401 in proposed section and leave this blank;

    2) In PGY 2401C, remove the second mention in the summary to avoid a change and confusion 

        from the state;

    3) Change the course objectives in all courses to start with action verbs and start with “learners will

        be able to…”;

    4) For PGY 4476 in the summary list restrictions being added;

    5) Remove old POS and add revised POS for the major.


    Log Number: 201508-99      Arts and Design - Undergraduate

    Add a new course PGY 2XXXC digital Photography for Non-Photography Majors (3 credits)

    Add a new course PGY 3XXXC Study Abroad: Photography in Italy (3 credits)

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGES:

    1) Change the course objectives in all courses to start with action verbs and start with “learners will

        be able to…”.


    CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (4 PACKAGES)

    Log Number: 201508-53      Construction Management (Undergraduate)

    Change a degree-major of an existing program

    Bachelor of Science-Building Construction Major

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGES:

    1) In the summary, change “Communications” to plural rather than how it reads now as singular;

    2) Reword the summary so the course states it is a required course for all students, not just native

         students;

    3) List the course as 3 credits in the summary;

    4) In the summary add a sentence that indicates the total credit program hours do not change.


    Log Number: 201508-54      Construction Management (Undergraduate)

    Change an existing course, Construction Techniques, BCN3224

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGES:

    1) In summary, list course titles with the course numbers and correct the typo of prerequisite;

    2) In the course description, if a prerequisite is listed, a new description is needed without the

        prerequisite.


    Log Number: 201508-56      Construction Management (Undergraduate)

    Add a new course, Maritime Construction BCN 3xxx

    Committee Changed: Package title to read “Add Elective”

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGES:

    1) Revise #2 learning outcome; use an action verb with stating, “demonstrate understanding”


    Log Number: 201508-57      Construction Management (Undergraduate)

    Change an existing course Construction Management Intern BCN 4944

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGES:

    1) Add course number and title to course in the summary;

    2) If prerequisites are listed in the current course description, a new description will be needed

        without the prerequisites.


    PUBLIC HEALTH (2 PACKAGES)

    Log Number: 201508-119    Public Health (Graduate)

    Change a degree major of an existing program  Community Health Major

    PACKAGE APPROVED


    Log Number: 201508-120    Public Health (Graduate)

    Add a new concentration to an existing program community Health Major Epidemiology Concentration

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGES:

    1) In the summary, add a sentence stating, “POS reflects changes in Log #201508-119”


    SCHOOL OF NURSING (2 PACKAGES)

    Log Number: 201508-86      School of Nursing (Graduate)

    Change a degree major concentration of an existing program

    PACKAGE APPROVED


    Log Number: 201508-125    School of Nursing (Graduate)

    Add a new concentration to an existing program

    PACKAGE APPROVED PENDING CHANGES:

    1) Correct Summary typo. Sentence, “This concentration will 4 courses to the current DNP program for this concentration.”
  • Other Business

    January 7, 2016 Meeting is cancelled.

  • Adjournment & Next Meeting

    Meeting was adjourned at 11:54 AM.

    The next APC meeting will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the OFE/FA Conference Room, Osprey Commons, Bldg. 16, 3rd Floor, Room 3108.