Undergraduate Curriculum
and
Academic Policy Committee

Minutes
of
February 12, 2009 Meeting

Present: Daniel Bombick, Candace Cherrington, Michel Coconis, Jackie Collier, Jean Edwards, Jeanne Fraker, Jim Steinberg (for Martin Kich), Nathan Klingbeil, Joe Law, Richard Mercer, Tom Sav, Megan Conenwett, Karen Wilhoit. Guests: Barbara Dunaway and Marian Hogue.

Approved Minutes of January 15, 2009.

UCAPC Subcommittee Reports

Writing Across the Curriculum Committee (WAC) -- Joe Law, Chair, no report.

University General Education Committee (UGEC) -- Jean Edwards, Chair, reported that the committee will hold its GE recognition event on May 4. Detailed announcements will be forthcoming shortly.

Undergraduate Academic Program Review Committee (UAPRC) -- Susan Carrafiello, Chair. The committee completed its review of the General Education Program. After minor revisions are completed and approved, the review will be posted to the UAPRC website.

Course Inventory and Modification Requests

CECS
Approved Modifications CS 458
CEHS
Approved Inventories: SLI 321, SLI 361, SLI 362, SLI 421, SLI 444
COLA
Approved Inventories: ARA 201, ARA 202*, ARA 203*, LI 301, LI 499
Returned Modifications: AFS 499**
* Upon contacting the department chair, the committee added to the prerequisite a "C or better" in the previous course of the sequence.
** Without additional clarification, the change does not appear to be necessary or another course should be proposed.

COSM
Returned Inventories: BIO 448*
Approved Modifications: MTH 458
* The committee could not approve the 4 credit hour - 5 day session course. The COSM representatives felt the proposal needed review and discussion in the college.

LC
Approved Inventories*: IT 215, IT 218, IT 223, IT 236, IT 241, IT 245, IT 248, FAS 101, FAS 103, FAS 104, FAS 201, FAS 210, FAS 269, FAS 279, LE 106
* As agreed upon by the LC representative, the committee made minor changes to several of the inventories.
Returned Inventories*: LE 110, LE 112
* As agreed upon by the LC representative, the inventories will be revised and six separate courses will be created and resubmitted for review.

Program Changes

CEHS
Approved
B.S. Early Childhood Education (Admission Requirement)

New Programs

CECS
Approved
B.S. Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science Option*
* Approved subject to receipt of necessary changes in the proposed lab and environmental sequences or requirements.
B.A. Computer Science, Music Option*
* As incorporated here, the committee made necessary changes to the degree requirement hours.

COLA
Approved
Certificate in Linguistics*
* Approved subject to receipt of necessary changes in part of the admission requirement.

 
UNIVERSITY
Preliminary Semester Curriculum Guidelines*
* It was agreed that the draft would be taken by the representatives to their constituents for discussion and review. In addition, it will be submitted to the Faculty Senate for the same at its March 2 meeting. UCAPC will then address any feedback at its March 16 meeting.

Adjourned:  Next meeting March 16 and other Schedules as follows:

UCAPC
  Meeting
UCAPC
Submission Deadline
(No Exceptions: receipt after
  forwards to the next meeting)
Faculty Senate
Meeting
New Business
Faculty Senate
Meeting
Old Business
Current Meeting
February 12
 
March 2
April 6
March 16
9:30 a.m.
March 6
12:00 Noon
April 6
May 4
April TBA
TBA
May 4
June 1
May TBA
TBA
June 1
Fall 2009



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