Minutes of Meeting

Academic Programs Committee Thursday, February 4, 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 10:00 AM by Michael Bovenzi, chair.

Members Present:

Michael Bovenzi, Timothy Groulx, Elise Marshall, Kim Cheek, Rebecca Schumacher, Stephanie Weiss, Connie Roush, Christopher Baynard, Rob Haley, Chau Kelly, Adel El-Ansary

Members Absent:

Thobias Sando, Nicholas Seabrook

Ex-Officio Members:

Cindy Chin, Leah Carpenter, Shawn Brayton (absent)

Others Attending:

Ronald Kephart, Brenda Vose, Russell Triplett, Tammie Johnson, Quincy Gibson, Diane Denslow, Chunsik Lee, John Parmelee, Lev Gasparov
  • Welcome & Announcements

    Coffee, Chinese Tea, & Water are provided for the meeting.
    All are invited to the Faculty Association Luncheon Buffet Meeting today @ 12:15 p.m. in the Talon Room.
    February 9 is the deadline for submission of program changes for this academic year.
    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.

  • Approval of Minutes

    Minutes of December 3, 2015 meeting was approved and posted on the web.
    January 7, 2016 APC meeting was cancelled.

  • Academic Programs Review (Total 13 Packages)

    Log Number: 201508-130     Biology – Undergraduate

    Change an existing course

    Directed Ind Study in Biology

    BSC

    Senior (4xxx)

    905

    Purpose: Create a 0-cr option for BSC4905.
    APPROVED.  

     

     

    Log Number: 201508-71     Sociology, Anthropology, and Social work – Undergraduate

    Change an existing minor                       
    Anthropology Minor
    Purpose: Revisions to Anthropology minor

    APPROVED.  

     

    Log Number: 201508-112     School of Computing – Undergraduate


    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program                       
    Bachelor of Science - Computing & Info Sciences Major Information Technology Concentration

    Notes

    Resubmit POS without additional changes that were dependent on package Log# 201508-113
     

    Change an existing course

    Gen Cmp Security Adm

    CIS

    Senior (4xxx)

    360

    Purpose: Course title change to CIS4360.

    APPROVED.  

     

    Log Number: 201508-96     Physics – Undergraduate


    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program                       
    Bachelor of Science – Physics Major
    Purpose: Streamline Physics program

    Notes

    1. In package summary, remove course info.  Can simply say “making changes to the following courses. Correcting catalog to show credit hrs and course titles”

    2. in POS, for courses where cr hrs were missing or course number changes are requested, use strikethrough with “change” rather than “add/remove” (a lot of this is a bad catalog issue and Shawn should be able to fix).

     

    Change an existing course

    Electricity and Magnetism

    PHY

    Junior (3xxx)

    320

    Change course number Electricity & Magnetism – update learning outcomes with action verbs

    Change an existing course

    Quantum Mechanics

    PHY

    Senior (4xxx)

    604

    Change course Quantum Mechanics – update learning outcomes with action verbs.

    Change an existing course

    Solid State Physics

    PHZ

    Junior (3xxx)

    404

    Change course Solid State Physics – same as above.

    Change an existing course

    Classical Mechanics

    PHY

    Junior (3xxx)

    220

    Change course Classical Mechanics – remove learning outcomes since they are not changing.

    Change an existing course

    Intro Phys for New Majors

    PHY

    Freshman (1xxx)

    024

     

    Change an existing course

    Modern Physics Lab

    PHY

    Junior (3xxx)

    101 L

    Change course Modern Physics Lab – update learning outcomes with action verbs.

    APPROVED.

     

    Log Number: 201601-0     School of Music – Undergraduate

    Add a new non-degree program                       
    Certificate - Sacred Music Certificate Program
    (
    TABLED FOR PERMISSIONS FROM PHIL/REL)

     

    Log Number: 201508-109     Criminology and Criminal Justice – Graduate

    Change a degree-major of an existing program                       
    MS in Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Major

    Purpose: changes to existing major MSCJ

    Notes

    1. in package summary on History & Phil of Corrections, reference package in which the creation appears.  Indicate total program hrs and that it has not changed.

     

    Add a new course

    Administration of Justice (3 crs)

    CCJ

    Graduate (6xxx)

    XXX

     

    APPROVED.

     

    Log Number: 201508-107     Economics (COAS) – Undergraduate


    Change a degree-major of an existing program                       
    Bachelor of Arts – Economics Major
    APPROVED.

     

    Log Number: 201508-108     Economics (COAS) – Undergraduate

    Change an existing minor                       
    Economics Minor
    APPROVED.


    Log Number: 201508-92     Management – Undergraduate


    Change an existing minor                       
    Entrepreneurship Minor

    Purpose: changes to existing Entrepreneurship minor

    Notes

    1. in package summary, use TERMINATE if they are going away forever.  Use REMOVE if they are leaving the requirements for the program. Also specify the minor’s name. 

    2. In POS, erase the extra info for non-business students and indicate true terminate/remove verbiage.

     

    Terminate an existing course

    Project Management

    MAN

    Senior (4xxx)

    583

    For the Project Mgt course listed, edit that course action to the SIFE course you want terminated.

    Change an existing course

    Entrepreneurship

    GEB

    Senior (4xxx)

    113

     

    Add a new course

    Creativity and Innovation in the Workplace (3 crs)

    MAN

    Senior (4xxx)

    XXX

     

    APPROVED.


    Log Number: 201508-106     Management – Undergraduate

    Change an existing minor                       
    Business Management Minor
    Purpose: change to existing minor in Management

    Notes

    1. in package summary, reference log number of the other relevant package.

    2. Need actual current POS.


    Log Number: 201508-11     Communication – Graduate


    Add a new degree-major program                       
    Master of Science - Communication Management Major

    Purpose: add new degree MS Comm Mgt

    Notes

    1. in package summary, add line about no new faculty lines requested.

     

    Add a new course

    Foundations of Communication Management (3 crs)

    MMC

    Graduate (6xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Strategic Communication Theory
    (3 crs)

    MMC

    Graduate (6xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Qualitative Research Methods in Mass Communication (3 crs)

    MMC

    Graduate (6xxx)

    XXX

    in Quant Res Meth, add prerequisite to description all other courses are good as is.

    Add a new course

    Quantitative Research Methods in Mass Communication (3 crs)

    MMC

    Graduate (6xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Ethics in Communication Management (3 crs)

    MMC

    Graduate (6xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Thesis/Applied Research Project
    (3 crs)

    MMC

    Graduate (6xxx)

    XXX

    in POS, use the word “credits” on the Applied Project for consistency.

    Add a new course

    Organizational Communication
    (3 crs)

    COM

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Lying & Deception (3 crs)

    COM

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Listening (3 crs)

    COM

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Theory and Research Methods in Health Communication (3 crs)

    COM

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Small Group Communication
    (3 crs)

    COM

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Interpersonal Communication
    (3 crs)

    COM

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Interviewing: Theories and Methods (3 crs)

    COM

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Theories of Persuasion (3 crs)

    SPC

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Political Advertising (3 crs)

    MMC

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Media Management (3 crs)

    RTV

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Internship in Communication Management (3 crs)

    MMC

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Current Issues in Emerging Media (3 crs)

    MMC

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    XXX

     

    APPROVED.


    Log Number: 201508-126     Public Health – Undergraduate


    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program                       
    Bachelor of Science in Health - Health Science Major Public Health Concentration
    Purpose: change existing degree concentration BHS-Public Health

    Notes

    1. in Found Comm Health – add course titles to prerequisite listed in course description.

    2. Instruc Meth Health Ed – same.

    3. Res in Community Health – same.

     

    Change an existing course

    Personal and Community Health

    HSC

    Sophomore (2xxx)

    100

     

    Change an existing course

    Foundations of Comm Health

    HSC

    Junior (3xxx)

    032

    Add course titles to prerequisite listed in course description.

    Change an existing course

    Instruct Methods in Health Edu

    HSC

    Junior (3xxx)

    304

    Add course titles to prerequisite listed in course description.

    Change an existing course

    Fitness for Health

    HSC

    Senior (4xxx)

    102

     

    Change an existing course

    Research in Community Health

    HSC

    Senior (4xxx)

    730

    Add course titles to prerequisite listed in course description.

    Change an existing course

    Comm Health Pre-Internship

    HSC

    Senior (4xxx)

    800

     

    Change an existing course

    Community Health Internship

    HSC

    Senior (4xxx)

    814

     

    APPROVED.


    Log Number: 201508-136     Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences – Graduate

    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program                       
    Master of Science in Health - Health Science Major Exercise Sc. & Chronic Disease Concentration

    This package is tabled due to no representative in explaining or answering the questions.

     

     

  • Other Business
    • APC 2016-2018 Nominations
      Members whose term end:
      COAS – Chau Kelly*
      COAS – Nicholas Seabrook*
      CCB – Adel El-Ansary*
      CCEC – Elise Marshall*
      COEHS – Kim Cheek*          
      BCH – Rob Haley*
      At-Large – Stephanie Weiss*
      Remarks: *These incumbents can be re-elected to serve for another two years.
      Please nominate yourself if you are interested continuing to serve.
       
      Several members are nominated themselves.  They are Chau Kelly for COAS, Elise Marshall for CCEC, Kim Cheek for COEHS,
      and Rob Haley nominated JoAnn Nolin for BCH.
    • APC Officers Nominations (2016-2017)
      Dr. Michael Bovenzi will continue to be chair.
    • There is no other business. 
  • Adjournment & Next Meeting

    The meeting adjourned by 11:45 AM.
    The next meeting will be on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the OFE/FA Conference Room, Osprey Commons, Bldg 16, 3rd Floor, Room 3108