Undergraduate Curriculum
and
Academic Policy Committee

Minutes
of
October 21, 2004 Meeting

Present: Jeanne Fraker, Scott Graham, Brian Happy, Rashida Hussain, Nathan Klingbeil, Joe Law, Henry Limouze, Carol Loranger, KT Mechlin, Richard Mercer, Tom Sav, Karen Wilhoit.

Approved Minutes of September 22, 2004. Official Minutes corrected to include Karen Wilhoit as Present.

UCAPC Subcommittee Reports

Writing Across the Curriculum Committee: Joe Law, WAC Chair, reported that the committee held an electronic meeting and approved a class cross-listed with ENG 330 as a WI course meeting the WAC requirements.
University General Education Committee: Henry Limouze, UGEC Chair, reported on the actions undertaken by the committee as captured in the following minutes:

Course Inventory and Modification Requests
CECS
Approved Inventories: ISE 490 (deleted the CEG 490 non-existent but "expected" cross-listed course).
Approved Modifications: ISE 481

CEHS
Approved Modifications: EDE 303*, EDE 317*, EDE 301*
* Minor changes to the submissions, including grammatical corrections and the deletion of "Course Objectives" and "See Syllabus" on the Request forms being that the latter two items cannot be entered into the Registrar database.

COLA
Approved Inventories: ART 402 (added the missing "ART" to the prerequisite courses and changed "Dept." to "Department" in the official catalog description).
Approved Modifications: PLS 445 (deleted the course title from the prerequisite).
Program Changes

CEHS
Approved B.A. Early Childhood Education (corrected the GE Program Area IV from "12" to "4" credit hours) as follows:

COLA
Approved B.A. African & African American Studies as follows:

New Programs

CECS
Approved Certificate Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in High Technology (made grammatical corrections and deleted the notation that "None of the courses in the proposal have a prerequisite" being that prerequisites do exist). Following the UCAPC meeting, the CECS revised the proposal and it is approved as follows:

COLA
Approved Minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) as follows:

Reminder to Colleges

Colleges submitting curriculum and policy proposals for review by the committee need to submit the original and 19 copies at least 8 working days in advance of scheduled meetings. For the November 18 meeting, proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. November 8.  Proposals received later than noted will be placed on future committee agendas.



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