Minutes of Meeting

Academic Programs Committee Thursday, October 29, 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, Rob Haley, Thobias Sando, Chau Kelly, Ehsan Maleki (late)

Members Absent:

Adel El-Ansary, Christopher Baynard

Ex-Officio Members:

Cindy Chin, Shawn Brayton, Leah Carpenter (absent), Chip Klostermeyer (FA president)

Others Attending:

Paul Karabinis, Katrina Hall, Aiyin Jiang, Daniel Watkins, Jeffrey Michelman, Cristina Helbling, Eileen Pesantes (signed but not showed up), Tracy Alloway, Caroline Guardino, Alan Harris, Qiang Zhen, Mohammad Rahman, Amy Lane, Gaylord Candler
  • Welcome/Announcements

    Coffee, Hot Tea, & Water, provided for the meeting.
    Lunch will be ready by 11:30 a.m. for the Committee members.
    The meeting will probably more than 2 hours.

    For Faculty attention:
    Any packages are unable to finish during this meeting, they will be forwarded to the November 6 APC mtg.


    Reminder:
    (APC Workflow package corrections needed to be done within 2 to 3 days after the meeting; the “EDIT” button is only accessed within 24 hours. Please don’t delay your corrections because our office and APC chair still have lot of works to complete your items before forward to the Executive Comte mtg.)

  • Approval of the Minutes

    Minutes from October 1, 2015 meeting were approved (posted on the web).

  • Academic Programs Committee Review

     

    Group A:        10:00 –  11:00 AM

                  a.  Art & Design (2 packages)
      b. History (1 package)
      c. Psychology (1 package)
      d. Honors Program (1 package)
      e. Childhood Education, Literacy, & TESOL (2 packages)
      f. Exceptional, Deaf, & Interpreter Education (1 package)

     

                Group B:        11:00 AM –  1:30 PM

                   g.  Mathematics & Statistics (3 packages)
      h. Construction Management (1 package)
      i. School of Engineering/Civil Engineering (5 packages)
      j. School of Engineering/Mechanical Engineering (2 packages)
      k. School of Engineering/Electrical Engineering (2 packages)

                 ~~~~~~~~ Lunch BREAK (30 minutes) ~~~~~~~~~~~ 

     
                   l.  Chemistry (6 packages)
      m. Political Science & Public Administration (6 packages)

     

    Group A:        10:00 –  11:00 AM

     

    Construction Management (1 package)

    Log Number: 201508-55            Construction Management – Undergraduate

    Change an existing course: BCN 3223 - Soils and Foundations

    Change Summary to include a sentence stating credit change from three to two credits and a one credit lab. Add C to course title.

    Approved pending the summary being edited to summary. 

     

    Art & Design (2 packages)
    Log Number: 201501-19R         Art and Design – Undergraduate 

    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program
    Bachelor of Fine Arts - Fine Arts Major Painting, Drawing, Printmaking Concentration
    Change an existing course: ART 2501C - Painting II

    New course prefix. Bovenzi requested wording in APC be switched from “remove” to “change” to avoid the course being removed. Wording edited correctly.

    ART 2501C changed to ART 3501C

    Approved.

    Log Number: 201505-4          Art and Design – Undergraduate
    Change a degree-major of an existing program
    Bachelor of Arts – Art History Major

    Summary of package edited to reflect the change in semester hours in the major requirement and major electives. Summary and POS match in credit hours.
    Approved.

     

    History (1 package) 

    Log Number: 201508-40           History – Undergraduate  

    Add a new course: EUH 3XXX -The French Revolution and Napoleon (3 crs)

    No POS attached but one is not necessary for this package.

    Approved.

     

    Psychology (1 package)

    Log Number: 201505-0               Psychology – Graduate
    Change a degree-major of an existing program                        
    Master of Arts - General Psychology Major

    Approved.

     

    Hicks Honors College (1 package)

    Log Number: 201508-43            Honors Program – Undergraduate

    Add a new minor:  Interdisciplinary Honors Minor

    Total credit hours added to package.

    Add a new course: IDH 4XXX - Honors Capstone Seminar (1 cr)

    Add a new course: IDH 3XXX - Honors Pre-Capstone Seminar (0 cr)

    Add name of course to summary.

    Add a new course: IDH 4XXX - Honors Directed Independent Study (v. 1-6 cr)

    Add name of course to summary.

    Add a new course: IDH 4XXX - Honors Internship (v. 1-6 cr)

    Add name of course to summary.

    Approved with pending changes to be made in the summary.

     

    Childhood Education, Literacy, & TESOL (2 packages)

    Log Number: 201508-15            Childhood Education, Literacy, and TESOL – Undergraduate
    Add a new concentration to an existing program                       
    Bachelor of Arts in Education -
    PreKdg/Primary Education Major Early Childhood Development Concentration

    Change an existing course: EEC 4207 - Meas/Ev/Plan Early Child Lit

    Change an existing course: EEC 3731 - Wellness for the Young Child

    Change an existing course: EEC 3408 - Family School Partnerships

    Add a new course: EEC 4XXX - Early Childhood Leadership in Community Service (3 crs)

    Add a new course: EEC 4XXX - Early Childhood Development Internship (v. 3- 9 crs.)

    Approved pending typo correction; prek should be pre-k, and the credit hours need to match in the summary and POS.  

    Log Number: 201508-14            Childhood Education, Literacy, and TESOL – Undergraduate
    Change an existing minor                       
    Early Childhood Education Minor

    Change an existing course: EEC 3266 - Infants and Toddlers

    Approved.

     

    Exceptional, Deaf, & Interpreter Education (1 package)

    Log Number: 201508-100          Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education – Undergraduate

    Add a new degree-major program

    Bachelor of Arts in Education - Education of the Deaf Major

    Add prerequisites to POS for major from the program proposal.

    Change an existing course: EHD 4940 - Deaf Education Field Practicum

    Change an existing course: EHD 4245 - Lang Develop Deaf/Hard of Hear

    Two different titles are listed for EHD 4245; need to change so they match.

    Add a new course: EHD 4XXX - Math, Science, Social Studies Curriculum & Instruction for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing  (3 crs)

    Add a new course: EHD 4XXX - Auditory/Oral Strategies for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
    (3 crs)

    Add a new course: EHD 4XXX - Reading Instruction and Assessment for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3 crs)

    Need to add co-requisite in course description.

    Add a new course: EHD 3XXX - Deaf Education Field Practicum I (2 crs)

    List “pre-requisite to “this course”

    Add a new course: EHD 4XXX - Service Learning Practicum in Deaf Education (2 crs)

    Add a new course: EHD 4XXX - Teaching Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing that Use Advanced Hearing Technologies (2 crs)

    Add a new course: ASL 4XXX - Advanced ASL Conversational Skills (3 crs)

    Add a new course: EHD 4XXX - Deaf Education Internship (12 crs)

    In summary add that permission required and a statement that all requirements need to be completed prior to internship.

    Approved pending these changes.

     

     

    Group B:        11:00 AM –  1:30 PM


    Mathematics & Statistics (3 packages)

    Log Number: 201508-72            Mathematics and Statistics – Graduate

    Add a new course: MAP 6XXX - Mathematical Biology (3 crs)

    Approved as a new course; for this package, the word “elective” was added to the package title and three POS listed removed ( 2 degree programs and 1 certificate).  Because this course is used as an elective in 2 degree programs and 1 certificate, change degree program will need to be done next, and it is important to list the package log number 201508-72 as reference to this approved new course.

    Log Number: 201508-42           Mathematics and Statistics – Undergraduate
    Add a new concentration to an existing program
    Bachelor of Science
      Statistics Major Actuarial Science Concentration

    Approved.

    Log Number: 201508-70             Mathematics and Statistics – Undergraduate
    Add a new concentration to an existing program                       
    Bachelor of Science - Mathematics Major Applied Mathematics Concentration

    Add a new course: MAP 4XXX - Mathematical Modeling (3 crs)

    Add a new course: MAP 4XXX - Dynamical Systems (3 crs)

    For both above courses, the POS of 2 degree programs and 1 certificate program need to be removed. New program change package needs to be submitted for a change degree program and reference package number 201508-72 in summary for creating a new course.        

    Approved pending changes.

     

    School of Engineering/Civil Engineering (5 packages)

    Log Number: 201508-48             School of Engineering/Civil Engineering – Undergraduate
    Change a degree-major of an existing program                        
    Bachelor of Science - Civil Engineering Major

    Change an existing course: CGN 3322C - Civil Engineering Geomatics

    Approved.

    Log Number: 201508-49             School of Engineering/Civil Engineering – Undergraduate
    Change a degree-major of an existing program
    Bachelor of Science - Civil Engineering Major

    Change an existing course: CGN 3501C - Civil Engineering Materials

    Approved pending the new and old course prerequisites should be listed in the summary.

    Log Number: 201508-50             School of Engineering/Civil of Engineering – Undergraduate
    Change a degree-major of an existing program
    Bachelor of Science - Civil Engineering Major

    Add a new course: CEG 4XXX - Analysis and Design of Foundation Systems (3 crs)

    Add a new course: CEG 4XXX - Analysis and Design of Earth Retaining Systems (3 crs)

    Approved.

    Log Number: 201508-65             School of Engineering/Civil Engineering – Undergraduate
    Change an existing course: ENV 3001C - Environmental Engineering

    Changed package title in meeting; added “Change Prerequisite” to title of package.

    Approved.

    Log Number: 201508-66             School of Engineering/Civil Engineering – Undergraduate

    Change an existing course: CES 4702C - Design of Reinforced Concrete

    Approved pending adding in the course description add current description and include a new line about the prerequisite addition.

     

    School of Engineering/Mechanical Engineering (2 packages)

    Log Number: 201508-58              School of Engineering/Mechanical   Engineering – Undergraduate
    Change a degree-major of an existing program                          
    Bachelor of Science - Mechanical Engineering Major

    Add a new course: EML 4XXX - Internal Combustion Engines (3 crs)

    Approved pending adding the number 4 to the course in the POS and summary; package reads as
    EML XXXX.

    Log Number: 201508-59              School of Engineering/Mechanical   Engineering –– Undergraduate
    Change a degree-major of an existing program                         
    Bachelor of Science - Mechanical Engineering Major

    Approved.

     

    School of Engineering/Electrical Engineering (2 packages)

    Log Number: 201508-52              School of Engineering/Electrical   Engineering – Undergraduate
    Terminate an existing minor: Electrical Engineering Minor

    Approved.

    Log Number: 201508-51            School of Engineering/Electrical Engineering – Graduate
    Change a degree-major of an existing program                       
    MS in Electrical Engineering - Electrical Engineering Major

    Terminate an existing course: EEE 5316L - Advanced Electronics

    Terminate an existing course: EEL 5060 - High Tech Entrepreneurship

    Terminate an existing course: EEL 5500 - Digital Communications

    Terminate an existing course: EEL 5500L - Digital Comm Lab

    Terminate an existing course: EEL 5511 - Communication Systems

    Terminate an existing course: EEL 6521L - Adv Digital Comm Lab

    Terminate an existing course: EEL 6591 - Wireless/Mobile Communications

    Terminate an existing course: EEL 6735 - Computer System Design

    Terminate an existing course: EEL 6749 - Embedded Systems Design

    Terminate an existing course: EEL 6825 - Pattern Recognition

    Terminate an existing course: EEL 6900 - Supervised Graduate Research

    Change an existing course: EEL 6521 - Adv Digital Communications

    Change an existing course: EEL 6972 - Master's Thesis

    Add a new course: EEL 6XXX - Master's Thesis Proposal Development (3 crs

    Add a new course: EEL 6XXX - Master's Thesis Proposal Defense (3 crs)

    Approved pending upload of letter of support from the Dean Graduate School and add new course title, plus, “terminate” used to identify courses to be gone and “remove” used for removing from the POS which will be changed in the POS and Summary.

     

    Chemistry (6 packages)

    Log Number: 201508-47             Chemistry – Undergraduate

    Terminate an existing course: BCH 3023C - Bioorganic Chemistry

    Letter of support added.

    Add a new course: BCH 3023 - Bioorganic Chemistry (3 crs)
    BCH 3023 – Bioorganic Chemistry Laboratory missed “L” under co-requisites.

    Add a new course: BCH 3023L - Bioorganic Chemistry Laboratory (1 cr)
    Approved.

    Log Number: 201508-73             Chemistry – Undergraduate
    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program                        
    Bachelor of Science – Chemistry Major General Concentration

    Terminate an existing course: CHM 4130C - Modern Analytical Chemistry

    Terminate an existing course: CHM 4410C - Physical Chemistry I

    Terminate an existing course: CHM 4411C - Physical Chemistry II
    Terminate an existing course: CHM 3120C - Quantitative Analytical Chemis

    Change an existing course: BCH 4033 – Biochemistry

    List the new pre-req courses & course description to the summary. 

    Change an existing course: CHM 3610 - Inorganic Chemistry
    Course description to the summary and “L” after Quantitative Analytical Chemistry Laboratory.

    Change an existing course: BCH 4033L - Biochemistry Lab

    Add a new course: CHM 3120 - Quantitative Analytical Chemistry (3 crs)

    Add a new course: CHM 3120L - Quantitative Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (1 cr)

    Add a new course: CHM 4410 - Physical Chemistry I (3 crs)

    Add a new course: CHM 4410L - Physical Chemistry I Laboratory (1 cr)

    Add a new course: CHM 4411 - Physical Chemistry II  (3 crs)

    Add a new course: CHM 4411L - Physical Chemistry II Laboratory (1 cr)

    Add a new course: CHM 4130 - Modern Analytical Chemistry (3 crs)

    Add a new course: CHM 4130L - Modern Analytical Chemistry Laboratory  (1 cr)

    Approved pending in POS add word “remove” or “terminate” in red to courses with strike through.

    Log Number: 201508-74            Chemistry – Undergraduate
    Change an existing minor:  Chemistry Minor  
                    
    Approved pending in summary description modifying 20 credits to 23 credits in option and minor offering in Biology is terminated.  Name clearly the two different minors (Minor: Chemistry Minor for Biology Majors for 15 hours) and (Minor: Chemistry for 20 credits) Chemistry Department might need to create another package to terminate the Minor: Chemistry Minor for Biology Majors for 15 hours, in order to have the clear and clean record for the future references. It is also related to the Biology Department.

    Log Number: 201508-75            Chemistry – Undergraduate
    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program                         
    Bachelor of Science – Chemistry Major Materials Chemistry Concentration

    Approved pending POS and summary revision by adding “terminate” to show the change.

    Log Number: 201508-76             Chemistry – Undergraduate
    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program                          
    Bachelor of Science – Chemistry Major Pre-Medical Professions Concentration

    Approved pending POS and Summary revised with the word “terminate” to show change.

    Log Number: 201508-77             Chemistry – Undergraduate
    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program                          
    Bachelor of Science – Chemistry Major Biochemistry Concentration

    Approved pending by showing termination on POS.

    Inside the POS, Advanced Organic Chemistry (3 crs) added to the Major Electives and deleted CHM 4260C, the same title.  Questions Advanced Organic Chemistry is CHM 4260C or CHM 3260; the course changes the level from 4 to 3, and there is no course changed for CHM 4260C on file.
     CHM 4260C Advanced Organic Chemistry

    CHM 3260 Advanced Organic Chemistry (3 credits) Add

     

    Political Science & Public Administration (6 packages)

    Log Number: 201508-44            Political Science and Public Administration – Undergraduate
    Add a new minor:  Political Campaigns and Advocacy Minor               
    Approved.

    Log Number: 201408-67            Political Science and Public Administration – Graduate
    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program                       
    Master of Public Admin. - Public Administration Major Non-Profit Management Concentration

    Approved pending by removing in POS prerequisite section, the words “UNF Courses, Stats 3773 and 3774” from the UG statistics line.

    Log Number: 201408-68            Political Science and Public Administration – Graduate
    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program                       
    Master of Public Admin. - Public Administration Major Local Government Policy & Adm Concentration

    Approved pending by removing in POS prerequisite section, the words “UNF Courses, Stats 3773 and 3774” from the UG statistics line. PAD 6207 is added to the major Requirement and not mentioned to the summary.

    Log Number: 201408-69            Political Science and Public Administration – Graduate
    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program.                       
    Master of Public Admin. - Public Administration Major Public Policy Concentration

    Approved pending removing in POS prerequisite section, the words “UNF Courses, Stats 3773 and 3774” from the UG statistics line.

    Log Number: 201408-70            Political Science and Public Administration – Graduate
    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program                       
    Master of Public Admin. - Public Administration Major Health Administration Concentration

    Approved pending by removing in POS prerequisite section, the words “UNF Courses, Stats 3773 and 3774” from the UG statistics line.
    Log Number: 201408-71           Political Science and Public Administration – Graduate
    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program                       
    Master of Public Admin. - Public Administration Major General Administration Concentration

    Approved pending by removing in POS prerequisite section, the words “UNF Courses, Stats 3773 and 3774” from the UG statistics line. 

     

  • Other Business

    From discussion of package 201508-47, there are not sufficient numbers of characters to add L for Lab in co-requisite section. System needs to be updated and additional characters available.

  • Adjournment & Next Meeting

    The meeting adjourned at 1: 15 p.m.
    The next meetings will be held on Thursdays, November 5, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the
    OFE/FA Conference Room in the Ospreys Common, Bldg 16, 3rd Floor, Room 3108