Minutes of Meeting

Academic Programs Committee Thursday, April 27, 2017 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, Chau Kelly, David Swanson, Elise Marshall, Kim Cheek, Andrea Arikawa, Thobias Sando, Rebecca Schumacher, Christopher Baynard, Stephanie Weiss, Cummings, Cynthia; Hamadi, Hanadi

Members Absent:

Helmick, Gregory, Timothy Groulx, Jennifer Stagon, Kim, Soonhyang, Connie Roush, Nicholas Seabrook

Ex-Officio Members:

Cindy Chin, Leah Carpenter (absent), Shawn Brayton

Others Attending:

Schnusenberg, Oliver; Rodriguez, Judy; Pesantes-Tavares, Eileen; Triplett, Russell E; Parmelee, John; Santavicca, Daniel; Cummings, Cynthia; Hooper, Katherine; Lange, Lori; Heather Burk; Dawn Russell; Lori Lange
  • Approval of Minutes
    Minutes of Meeting on April 6, 2017 was approved and posted.
  • Welcome & Announcements
    • Coffee, Hot Tea, & Water are provided for the meeting. 
    • Lunch will be ready around 11: 15 a.m. for the Committee members. 
    • Welcome the 2017-2018 incoming members: Dr. Gregory Helmick (COAS), Dr. Soonhyang Kim (COEHS), Dr. Cynthia Cummings (BCH), Dr. Hanadi Hamadi (At-large). We also welcome back Dr. Christopher Baynard to serve his another two-year term, and thank you Dr. Adel El-Ansary to end his term.
    • We thank you for the ongoing members continued to offer their services. They are Dr. Timothy Groulx, Dr. Chau Kelly, Dr. Nicholas Seabrook, Dr. David Swanson, Dr. Thobias Sando, Ms. Elise Marshall, Dr. Andrea Arikawa as incoming secretary, Ms. Stephanie Weiss as incoming vice chair, and Dr. Kim Cheek as incoming chair. We especially thank you Dr. Chip Klostermeyer for his service and assistance. 
    • We appreciate the service for the following outgoing members whose terms will expire in August 2017. They are Dr. Rebecca Schumacher as secretary for the past two years, and Dr. Connie Roush. We are also kudos to Dr. Michael Bovenzi for his outstanding leadership for the past two years.
  • Academic Programs Review (Total 15 Packages)

    Reminder: 
    Any APC Workflow package corrections needed to be done and resubmitted on 2 to 3 working days after the meeting.

     

    No.

    Log No.

    Colleges

    Departments

    Undergraduate

    Graduate

    1

    201701-22R

    CCEC

    School of Engineering/

     Civil Engineering

    Undergraduate

     

    2

    201701-23R

    CCEC

    School of Engineering/ 

    Mechanical Engineering

    Undergraduate

     

    3

    201701-24R

    UGS

    Undergraduate Studies

    Undergraduate

     

    4

    201701-66

    UGS

    Undergraduate Studies

    Undergraduate

     

    5

     201701-48

     (FA 17-XX)

    COAS

    Psychology

    Undergraduate 

    (New Degree Proposal

     

    6

    201605-17R

    COAS

    Communication

    Undergraduate

     

    7

    201701-46

    COAS

    Physics

    Undergraduate

     

    8

    201701-14

    BCH

    Nutrition & Dietetics

     

    Graduate

    9

    201701-19

    BCH

    School of Nursing

    Undergraduate

     

    10

    201701-3

    CCB

    Accounting & Finance

    Undergraduate

     

    11

    201701-4

    CCB

    Accounting & Finance

    Undergraduate

     

    12

    201508-110

    CCB

    Accounting & Finance

    Undergraduate

     

    13

    201701-5

    CCB

    Accounting & Finance

    Undergraduate (Certificate)

     

    14

    201701-28

    CCB

    Economics & Geography

    Undergraduate

     

    15

    201701-65

     

    CCB

    Marketing & Logistics

    Undergraduate

     


    Remarks: yellow highlighted is including the programs of study.

     

     

    1.         Log Number: 201701-22R      School of Engineering/Civil Engineering – Undergraduate  

    Change a degree-major of an existing program
    Bachelor of Science – Civil Engineering Major
    Summary of the Changes:

    APPROVED pending:

    On POS update to indicate which course are being added and which courses are being removed.

     

    2.         Log Number: 201701-23R      School of Engineering/Mechanical Engineering – Undergraduate  

    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program
    Bachelor of Science – Mechanical Engineering Major
    Summary of the Changes:

    APPROVED pending:
    In main summary:

    1. State that this is a course change request
    2. label what changes are being done
    3. use the prefix numbers and course titles for each course
    4. leave the credit section blank

    Remove POS = this is not being changed.
     

    Change an existing course

    Introduction to Engineering I

    EGN

    Freshman (1xxx)

    001 C

    In the course description section, add co-requisite to the course description.


    3.         Log Number: 201701-24R
         Undergraduate Studies – Undergraduate


    Add a new course

    First Year Seminar  (0-3 crs.)

    SLS

    Freshman (1xxx)

    XXX

    No action needed for 201701-24R.

     

    4.         Log Number: 201701-66       Undergraduate Studies – Undergraduate  

     

    Add a new course

    UNF Cares (0-3 crs.)

    SLS

    Freshman (1xxx)

    XXX

    APPROVED pending:
    Change from variable to one credit.

     

     

    5.         Psychology – Undergraduate - New Degree Program Request:


    Log Number: 201701-48
     
    Proposal for Bachelor of Science – Behavioral Neuroscience Major – Undergraduate

    Approved.

     

    6.         Log Number: 201605-17R      Communication – Undergraduate  
    Add a new degree-major program
    Bachelor of Arts- Communication Studies Major
    Summary of the Changes:

    Package Tabled.


    Add a new course

    Mediated Communication (3 crs)

    COM

    Junior (3xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Communication Studies Capstone (3crs)

    COM

    Senior (4xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Consequences of Cyberculture (3crs)

    COM

    Senior (4xxx)

    XXX

     

    Add a new course

    Strategic Social Media (3crs)

    COM

    Senior (4xxx)

    XXX

     

    Change an existing course

    Pre Internship in Communication

    MMC

    Junior (3xxx)

    942

     

    Change an existing course

    Internship Senior Project

    MMC

    Senior (4xxx)

    975

     


    7.         Log Number: 201701-46     Physics – Undergraduate
    Change an existing minor                       
    Physics Minor
    Summary of the Changes:

    Adding two upper level courses and updating courses for the catalog of the minor.

    APPROVED pending:

    In summary box –

    1) add courses being added and updated in a list form.

    2) double check AST 3217 to see if numeral I is in the title or needs to be added on the POS.

     

    8.         Log Number: 201701-14     Nutrition & Dietetics – Graduate

    APPROVED pending:

     

    Add a new course

    Biostatistics for Nutrition and Dietetics (3 crs)

    HUN

    Graduate (6xxx)

    999

    Delete this course in the package as this will be in a new package that is forthcoming.

     

    Change an existing course

    Sociocultural Influences on Nutrition

    HUN

    Graduate (6xxx)

    123

     

    Change an existing course

    Nutrition Education and Counseling

    HUN

    Graduate (6xxx)

    612

     


    9.         Log Number: 201701-19
          School of Nursing– Undergraduate 

    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program
    BS in Nursing – Nursing Major– Nursing RN
      

    Summary of the Changes:

    APPROVED.

     

    10.       Log Number: 201701-3        Accounting & Finance – Undergraduate
    Change a degree-major of an existing program                       
    Bachelor of Business Administration - Financial Services Major
    Summary of the Changes:

    This is a prerequisite course change not a program change. The incorrect package was used and a POS is not needed.

    APPROVED pending:

    In summary:

    1. write that this package is not a program change, just a pre-requisite course change; In course summary and package summary, include a statement saying, ‘no POS attached’  

    Change an existing course

    Financial Planning Process and Development

    FIN

    Senior (4xxx)

    128

     


    11.       Log Number: 201701-4
           
    Accounting & Finance – Undergraduate
    Change a degree-major of an existing program
    Bachelor of Business Administration – Financial Services Major                
    Summary of the Changes:

    APPROVED pending:

    In main summary:

    1. list course title with the prefix in text and list all changes of courses. 

     

    Add a new course

    Financial Planning (3 crs)

    FIN

    Junior (3xxx)

    XXX

    Edit the learning outcomes so there are actionable verbs for each outcome.
     

    Change an existing course

    Tax Planning in Financial Decisions

    TAX

    Junior (3xxx)

    721

     

    Change an existing course

    Employee Benefit Plans

    RMI

    Senior (4xxx)

    135

     

    Change an existing course

    Risk Management and Insurance

    RMI

    Junior (3xxx)

    011

     


    12.      Log Number: 201508-110       Accounting & Finance– Undergraduate  

    APPROVED pending:

    Update the Prerequisite text section from 3404 to 3403.

     

    Add a new course

    Fixed Income Analysis (3 crs)

    FIN

    Senior (4xxx)

    XXX

     


    13.      Log Number: 201701-5
             Accounting & Finance– Undergraduate
     

    Add a new non-degree program
    Certificate in Financial Analytics
        

    Summary of the Changes:
    APPROVED
     pending:

    Include in the summary a last sentence that indicates credits for the certificate.

    14.       Log Number: 201701-28
        
    Economics & Geography – Undergraduate

    APPROVED pending:

    Remove any reference to course number 302 and instead use xxx.

     

    Add a new course

    Environmental Economics (3 crs)

    ECP

    Junior (3xxx)

    302

     

     

    15.       Log Number: 201701-65      Marketing & Logistics – Undergraduate

    Change a degree-major of an existing program
    Bachelor of Business Administration – Transportation and Logistics Major

    Summary of the Changes:

    APPROVED pending:

    In POS correct title of course and add “Business” to title.

     

    Add a new course

    Supply Chain Management Strategy, Leadership & Business Applications (3 crs)

    TRA

    Senior (4xxx)

    XXX

     

     

     

     

    5 Year Review - No Changes (2016-2017 List) 

    (click the link & hard copy will be provided for the mtg)

     

    5 Year courses submitted APPROVED TO SAVE.

    A check on Philosophy & Religious Studies graduate level courses to save will be re-confirmed.

    CHAIR will email colleges to check if any other course are pending.

     

    College

    Department

    Log Number

    Course Title

    Course Number

    Date
    Submitted

    BCH

    Nutrition & Dietetics

    201701-12

    Weight Management through Nutrition  and Fitness

    HUN

    Freshman (1xxx)

    003 C

    4/6/2017

    COAS

    Communication

    201701-31

    Interpersonal Communication

    COM

    Junior (3xxx)

    042

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Communication

    201701-32

    Communication and Popular Culture

    COM

    Senior (4xxx)

    411

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Communication

    201701-33

    Media Management

    RTV

    Junior (3xxx)

    800

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Communication

    201701-34

    Theories of Persuasion

    SPC

    Junior (3xxx)

    540

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Chemistry

    201701-35

    Introduction to Quantum Chemistry

    CHM

    Senior (4xxx)

    473

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

    201701-37

    Special Topics in French Culture

    FRE

    Senior (4xxx)

    930

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

    201701-38

    French Cinema

    FIL

    Senior (4xxx)

    822

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    School of Music

    201701-39

    Instrumental Ensemble

    MUN

    Sophomore (2xxx)

    012

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    School of Music

    201701-40

    The Electronic Music Studio

    MUS

    Junior (3xxx)

    630 C

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    School of Music

    201701-41

    Applied Harp I

    MVS

    Freshman (1xxx)

    315

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    School of Music

    201701-42

    Applied Harp II

    MVS

    Sophomore (2xxx)

    325

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    School of Music

    201701-43

    Applied Harp III

    MVS

    Junior (3xxx)

    335

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    School of Music

    201701-44

    Applied Harp IV

    MVS

    Senior (4xxx)

    345

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    History

    201701-72

    Readings in Latin American History I

    LAH

    Graduate (6xxx)

    905

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    History

    201701-73

    (CD)(FC) Latin America

    LAH

    Junior (3xxx)

    300

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    History

    201701-74

    Seminar: Latin American History

    LAH

    Graduate (6xxx)

    936

    4/27/2017

    CCB

    Marketing & Logistics

    201701-78

    Study Abroad in Transportation and Logistics

    TRA

    Senior (4xxx)

    956

    4/27/2017

    CCB

    Marketing & Logistics

    201701-78

    Seminar in Purchasing and Materials Management

    TRA

    Senior (4xxx)

    139

    4/27/2017

    CCB

    Marketing & Logistics

    201701-78

    International Logistics

    TRA

    Graduate (6xxx)

    725

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-51

    Ancient Greek Ethics

    PHH

    Senior (4xxx)

    121

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-52


    20th Cent Philo: Anglo/Am Trad

    PHH

    Senior (4xxx)

    620

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-53

    Ethics and Literature

    PHI

    Junior (3xxx)

    643

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-54

    Philos of the Social Sciences

    PHI

    Senior (4xxx)

    420

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-55

    Ethics and Literature

    PHI

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    886

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-56

    Ancient Greek Ethics

    PHI

    Graduate (6xxx)

    125

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-57

    Philosophy of Science

    PHI

    Graduate (6xxx)

    405

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-58

    Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    PHI

    Graduate (6xxx)

    425

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-60

    Contemporary Political Philosophy

    PHM

    Graduate (6xxx)

    345

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-61

    American Philosophy

    PHP

    Junior (3xxx)

    790

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-62

    Phenomenology

    PHP

    Senior (4xxx)

    782

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-63

    Pragmatism

    PHP

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    794

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Philosophy & Religious Studies

    201701-64

    Selected Topics

    REL

    Sophomore (2xxx)

    930

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Mathematics & Statistics

    201701-81

    Abstract Algebra

    MAS

    Graduate (6xxx)

    311

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Mathematics & Statistics

    201701-82

    Seminars

    MAT

    Senior (4xxx)

    937

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Mathematics & Statistics

    201701-83

    Special Topics in Mathematical Sciences

    MAT

    Beginning graduate (5xxx)

    932

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Mathematics & Statistics

    201701-84

    (GM) Elementary Topology

    MTG

    Senior (4xxx)

    302

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Mathematics & Statistics

    201701-85

    Special Topics in Statistics

    STA

    Senior (4xxx)

    930

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Mathematics & Statistics

    201701-86

    Seminar in Statistics

    STA

    Senior (4xxx)

    935

    4/27/2017

    COAS

    Mathematics & Statistics

    201701-87

    Statistical Consulting

    STA

    Graduate (6xxx)

    940

    4/27/2017

  • Other Business
    • APC Email setup for incoming APC chair
    • APC Workflow System Access of new APC members
      (If it is no June mtg, then 2017-2018 APC members will start to receive the APC Workflow System online packages for revision sooner. Our office will prepare the APC Informational Folder for all the members later.)
    • Review Courses Not Taught at UNF Follow-Ups
    • Executive Comte considers to cancel June and July Faculty Association mtgs
    • APC June mtg is TBD.
    • The Committee commended Chair Bovenzi for his leadership and service.
  • Adjournment & Next Meeting
    Meeting was adjourned at 11:52 a.m.

    The final meeting for the academic year 2016-2017 will be on Thursday, June 1, 2017 @10 a.m. in the OFE/FA Conference Room, Osprey Commons, Bldg 16, 3rd Floor, Room 3108.
    Or the next meeting will be on Thursday, September 7, 2017 @10:00 AM in the OFE/FA Conference Room.