Minutes of Meeting

Academic Programs Committee Thursday, February 2, 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, Nicholas Seabrook, Timothy Groulx, Chau Kelly, David Swanson, Elise Marshall, Chip Klostermeyer, Kim Cheek, Andrea Arikawa, Thobias Sando, Stephanie Weiss, Adel El-Ansary, Rebecca Schumacher

Members Absent:

Jennifer Stagon, Connie Roush

Ex-Officio Members:

Cindy Chin, Leah Carpenter, Shawn Brayton

Others Attending:

Chunsik Lee, George Candler, Catherine Christie, Judith Rodriguez, Dag Naslund, Christopher Flynn, Rahul Kale, Nathan Kunz, Stephen Gosden, Daniela Genova, Angela Mann, Carol Spector
  • 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 7 is the deadline for submission of program changes in this academic year.
  • Approval of Minutes
    Approval of minutes for December 1, 2016 meeting.
    January 12, 2017 APC meeting was cancelled.
    Motion made, seconded, APPROVED
  • Academic Programs Review*** (Total 17 Packages)

    ***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.

     

    No.

    Log No.

    Colleges

    Departments

    Undergraduate

    Graduate

    Group A:  10:00 AM  

     

    1

    201608-76

    BCH

    Nutrition and Dietetics

     

    Graduate

    2

    201608-78

    COAS

    Communication

    Undergraduate

     

    3

     201608-68

    COAS

    Political Science and Public Administration

    Undergraduate

     

    4

    201608-15R

    CCB

    Management

    Undergraduate

     

    5

    201608-32

    CCB

    Management

    Undergraduate

     

    6

    201608-42

    CCB

    Management

    Undergraduate

     

    7

    201608-84

    CCEC

    School of Engineering/Civil Engineering

    Undergraduate

     

    8

    201608-86

    CCEC

    School of Engineering/Civil Engineering

    Undergraduate

     

    Group A:  11:15 AM  

     

    9

    201608-79

    COAS

    School of Music

    Undergraduate

     

    10

    201608-80

    COAS

    School of Music

    Undergraduate

    Graduate 

    11

    201608-81

    COAS

    School of Music

    Undergraduate

     

    12

    201608-77

    COAS

    Psychology

     

    Graduate

    13

    201608-82

    COAS

    Psychology

    Undergraduate

     

    14

    201608-85

    COAS

    Psychology

    Undergraduate

     

    15

     201608-51

    COAS

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Undergraduate

     

    16

     201608-52

    COAS

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Undergraduate

     

    17

     201608-53

    COAS

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Undergraduate

     

     

    Remarks:  yellow highlighted is including the programs of study.

     

     

    1. Log Number: 201608-76 - Nutrition & Dietetics - Graduate

    Change a degree-major of an existing program
    Master of Science – Nutrition & Dietetics Major
    Summary of the Changes:
    Edit Program of Studies - remove course listings and leave Certificate titles and credit hours. 

    APPROVED pending:


    2. Log Number: 201608-78  - Communication- Undergraduate


    Change an existing course

    Lying and Deception

    COM

    Junior (3xxx)

    044

    APPROVED.


    3. Log Number: 201608-68  - Political Science & Public Administration- Undergraduate

    Change an existing minor
    Public Administration-Minor

    Summary of the Changes:

    • Edit Summary – change “deleted course” to “remove course”
    • Adjust Program of Studies: 3rd bullet and edit Political Science GPA to ALL eligible

    APPROVED pending.


    4. Log Number: 201608-15R - Management – Undergraduate 

    Add a new minor

    Minor in Operations Management for Non-Management Majors
    Summary of the Changes:

    Program of Studies: list credit hours next to courses and include total hours.

     

    Add a new course

    Disaster Management and Humanitarian Operations (3 crs)

    MAN

    Senior (4xxx)

    XXX

    To elaborate further on summary of new course and edit Learning Outcomes to action verbs. 

    APPROVED pending.


    5. Log Number:  201608-32  Management – Undergraduate 

    Change a degree-major of an existing program

    Bachelor of Business Administration – Business Management Major
    Summary of the Changes:

    • Program of Studies: on course listing label if either “REMOVE” or “ADD”
    • In Summary – correct “form”  

    APPROVED pending.


    6. Log Number:  201608-42  Management – Undergraduate 

    Add a new minor

    Minor in Human Resource Management
    Summary of the Changes:

    • Program of Studies: list credit hours for Management (12), Business (15), and Other (18) for the minor. credit hours next to courses and include total hours
    • Remove course descriptions and add how you want the catalog to read
    • On Selected Program Attributes section, leave lank for all courses

    Add a new course

    Reward Systems Management
    (3 crs)

    MAN

    Senior (4xxx)

    336

     

    Add a new course

    Employee Relations Management (3 crs)

    MAN

    Senior (4xxx)

    420

    Learning Outcome change “gain” to “increase” or an action verb.

     

    Add a new course

    Organizational Staffing (3 crs)

    MAN

    Senior (4xxx)

    361

     

    Add a new course

    Current Issues in Human Resource Management (3 crs)

    MAN

    Senior (4xxx)

    390

     

    APPROVED pending.


    7. Log Number: 201608-84  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.


    Change an existing course

    Introduction to Engineering II

    EGN

    Sophomore (2xxx)

    009 C

     


    8. Log Number:  201608-86   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.


    Add a new course

    Highway Geometric Design (3crs)

    TTE

    Senior (4xxx)

    XXXXXX

     

    Add a new course

    Traffic Operations (3crs)

    TTE

    Senior (4xxx)

    XXX

     


    9. Log Number: 201608-79 - School of Music – Undergraduate

    Add a new non-degree program

    Certificate - Choral Conducting Certificate Program

    Summary of the Changes:

    APPROVED.

     

    10. Log Number: 201608-80  - School of Music – Undergraduate

    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program
    Bachelor of Music – Music Performance Major – Music-Strings Concentration

    Summary of the Changes:

    State Law now requires that no fees are issued for software used in a course.

    Package withdrawn, no action needed.


    Change an existing course

    Applied Violin I

    MVS

    Freshmen (1xxx)

    411

     

    Change an existing course

    Applied Violin II

    MVS

    Sophomore (2xxx)

    421

     

    Change an existing course

    Applied Violin III

    MVS

    Junior (3xxx)

    431

     

    Change an existing course

    Applied Violin IV

    MVS

    Senior (4xxx)

    442

     


    11. Log Number: 201608-81   - School of Music – Undergraduate  

    APPROVED pending:


    Add a new course

    Theater Techniques for Singers (1 cr)

    MVS

    Sophomore (2xxx)

    XXX

    Add sentence in summary that states repeatable up to 8 credits.


    12. Log Number: 201608-77  -Psychology - Graduate  

    Change a degree-major of an existing program
    Master of Science – Psychological Science Major

    Summary of the Changes:

    In Summary Item #4 changing program hours in POS.

     

    Change an existing course

    Research Design and Analysis II

    PSY

    Graduate (6xxx)

    217

     

    Change an existing course

    Thesis C

    PSY

    Graduate (6xxx)

    973

     

    APPROVED pending.


    13. Log Number: 201608-82   - Psychology - Undergraduate

    Change a degree-major of an existing program
    Bachelor of Science – Psychology Major

    Summary of the Changes:

    1. In Summary: last line typo, change “student” to “study” and a comment indicating what the credit hours are changing to…
    2. In POS: specify the elective credit hours and level  

    APPROVED pending.


    14. Log Number: 201608-85   - Psychology - Undergraduate

    Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program
    Bachelor of Science – Psychology Major - Child Psychology Concentration

    Summary of the Changes:

    1. In Summary: last line typo to change “student” to “study”
    2. In POS: specify the elective credit hours and level

    APPROVED pending.


    15. Log Number: 201608-51   - Mathematics & Statistics - Undergraduate

    Change an existing minor
    Mathematical Science Minor

    Summary of the Changes:

    APPROVED.


    16. Log Number: 201608-52     Mathematics & Statistics - Undergraduate

    Change a degree-major of an existing program
    Bachelor of Arts – Mathematics Major

    Summary of the Changes:

    APPROVED.

     

    17. Log Number: 201608-53    Mathematics & Statistics - Undergraduate

    Change a degree-major of an existing program
    Bachelor of Science – Mathematics Major

    Summary of the Changes:

    APPROVED.

     

  • Other Business
    •  APC 2017-2019 Nominations
      Members whose term end:
      COAS – Timothy Groulx*

      COAS – Michael Bovenzi
      CCB – Adel El-Ansary*
      CCEC – Jennifer Stagon*

      COEHS – Rebecca Schumacher
      BCH – Connie Roush*
      At-Large – Thobias Sando*


      Remarks: *These incumbents can be re-elected to serve for another two years.
      Please nominate yourself if you are interested continuing to serve.
           
    • APC Officers Nominations (2017-2018)
      Reviewed open seats for AY 2017-2018 and positions on committee (Chair specifically is required faculty who has under tenure track.) Adel, Thobias, and Timothy were all interested to serve another two-year.

    • Others
      As an FYI for the Committee: Brayton commented that SACS is revamping accreditation and dates are being moved up but will not necessarily impact this committee. Leah also reported that Tallahassee has been paying more attention on the objectives of the new course. 
  • Adjournment & Next Meeting
    The meeting is adjourned at 11:40 AM.
    The next meeting will be on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the OFE/FA Conference Room, Osprey Commons, Bldg 16, 3rd Floor, Room 3108