Edwards, Joe Law,
Richard Mercer, Tony Ortiz, Bobbie Pohlman, Tom
Sav, Alpana Sharma, Fred Garber (forJoe Slater). Guests:
Approved Minutes of March April 8, 2010.
Writing Across the Curriculum Committee (WAC) -- Joe Law, Chair, no report.
University General Education Committee (UGEC) -- Jean Edwards, Chair, no report.
Undergraduate Academic Program Review Committee (UAPRC) -- Susan Carrafiello, Chair, the committee met on April 21 to review Liberal Studies program submission.
Course Inventory and Modification Requests
The CECS requested a tabling of the ME Semester Proposals submitted through Workflow and reviewed by UCAPC at the April 29 meeting.
The OBR is proposing to revise its policy for the way transfer credit is applied. Currently, it's determined by the sending institution--if it's a 200-level course there but we give credit for a 300-level course, for instance, then we give credit for the course but don't count it toward requirements for upper-level classes. The proposal would reverse it, so that in this example it would be considered 300-level. The proposed changes are as follows
The committee reviewed an outline of a possible independent study policy proposal forwarded from a senate ad hoc committee. UCAPC members identified several issues associated with the proposal but did not yet have time to circulate it within their colleges. After gathering recommendations from that process, the committee will proceed with an additional review.
Adjourned: Subject to resolution of the semester workload, the committee will hold meetings every Thursday at 2:15 p.m. for the approval of semester proposals. Senate meetings for approvals are as follows: