Undergraduate Curriculum and Academic Policy Committee

Minutes of Meeting

February 20, 2013



Matt Rizki (CECS), Bev Schieltz (CoSM), Sherrill Smith (CoNH), Richard Mercer (CoSM), Tom Sav (RSCOB), Sean Pollack (CoLA), Stephanie Davis (CEHS), Sarah Twill (CoLA), Joe Law (WAC/GE), Isaiah Hill (SG)


Marian Brainerd (Registrar), Mary Holland (Assoc. Registrar), Todd Brittingham (Assoc. Registrar), Jared Shank (Veterans and Military-Connected Student Committee)


1)      The committee approved the minutes of the February 6, 2013 meeting



2)      Course and Program Inventory Requests


a)      UCAPC reviewed the following course inventory requests:


Course modifications


†††††††††††††† Approved as submitted:

BIO 2110, BIO 2140, BIO 3100, BIO 3110, BIO 4080, 4470, BMB 4990, EES 3450, EES 3460, PSY 3020, TH 3800


Approved with modifications:

BIO 2100, OL 4020, OL 4025


New courses


†††††††††††††† Approved as submitted:

†††††††††††††† BIO 3250, BIO 4540


b)      UCAPC reviewed the following program inventory requests:


Program Modifications


††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Approved as submitted:

CSD Biological Science (AS)


Approved with modifications:

Organization Leadership (OL BS)


3)      The committee reviewed and approved the Excused Absence Guidelines.


4)      The committee reviewed the proposed University Admission Standards. Several modifications were recommended. The Chair asked the committee to seek input from their constituencies and send input before March 13, 2013.


5)      The committee reviewed definitions of academic programs (degree, major, minor etc.) provided by the Provostís Office. Several modifications were recommended and forwarded to Herb Dregalla.


6)      Adjourned