Undergraduate Curriculum
and
Academic Policy Committee

Minutes
of
November 13, 2006 Meeting

Present: Susan Carrafiello, Candace Cherrington, Jeanne Fraker, Qingbo Huang, Nathan Klingbeil, Bobbie Pohlman, Tom Sav, David Seitz, Carol Wagner-Williams, Karen Wilhoit. Guests: Tom Sudkamp (CECS).

Approved Minutes of October 23, 2006.

UCAPC Subcommittee Reports

Writing Across the Curriculum Committee (WAC) -- Joe Law, Chair (unable to attend -- No Report)

University General Education Committee (UGEC) -- Susan Carrafiello, Chair, reported that the committee at its November meeting began to investigate the integration of Civic Engagement into the General Education Program.  Those minutes being pending of approval, the October meeting minutes of UGEC are available as follows

Undergraduate Academic Program Review Committee (UAPRC) -- Rudy Fichtenbaum, Chair (Tom Sav reporting -- No Report being that program review submissions and reviews will not begin until after January 2007).

Course Inventory and Modification Requests
CECS
Approved Inventories:* CS 350
Approved Modifications: CS 242. CS 400, CS 402
* The committee noted that the syllabus of the proposal was absent of sufficient information per the curriculum procedures and guidelines for the approval of new courses. The committee noted that several such problems arose at its October meeting and previously. While the committee was willing at this time to approve the proposal, it requires for future proposals that the CECS better conform to the required procedures and guidelines (in particular, syllabi guidelines) as specified in
CONH
Approved Inventories:* NUR 446, NUR 447, NUR 448, NUR 449
Approved Modifications: NUR 442, NUR 445, NUR 452, NUR 453, NUR 454, NUR 455
* The committee noted that the syllabi of the proposals were absent of sufficient information per the curriculum procedures and guidelines for the approval of new courses. While the committee was willing at this time to approve the proposals, it requires for future proposals that the CONH better conform to the required procedures and guidelines (in particular, syllabi guidelines) as specified in
V. Program Changes

CECS
Withdrawn from consideration by the CECS
B.S. Electrical Engineering -- Computer Engineering (CpE) Option
Approved
B.S. Computer Science* -- General Degree Program
B.S. Computer Science* -- Business Option
B.S. Computer Science* -- Bioinformatics Option
B.S. Computer Science* -- Computational Science Option
B.A. Computer Science* -- Degree Program
B.A. Computer Science* -- Business Option
Minor in CIT
* The committee made many recommendations for changes, including changes in the General Education Program (specifically the absence and, therefore, the need to include Area V requirements visibility and more understandably to students) and some minor changes in incorrect credit hours for Computer Science Major Courses.  The  committee recommendations were accepted by the CECS and are incorporated in the above proposals.

CONH

Adjourned:  Next meeting January 8 and Winter Quarter Meetings and other Schedules as follows:

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