Report to Academic Council, Meeting of April 7,
Since its March 3 report to Council, the UUCAPC met on March 17. The
following summarizes the curriculum and policy proposals that were approved
by the committee:
Proposals for Modification of WAC Program
Petitions of removal of credit for course grade also removes
credit for WI.
Transfer and returning students who have completed GE courses but need
one or more WI credits be allowed to count other designated WI GE courses
or WI courses in the major.
Proposals for Changes in Undergraduate Programs
Department of Geological Sciences ( reduced admission requirements).
BS in CEG Program (reduced credit hour graduation requirement).
BS in CS Program (reduced credit hour graduation requirement).
CEHS Teacher Education Program (increased PPST scores admission requirement).
Proposals for the Creation of new Minor Programs
Minor in Operations Management (24 hours, 2.0 GPA).
Minor in Marketing (24 hours, 2.0 GPA).
Proposal for Change in Transfer Credit Regulations
Bring WSU into compliance with OBR Articulation and Transfer
Policy -- student transfers from Ohio public colleges and universities
with the AA or AS degree will transfer all courses with a passing grade
of "D" or above.
Honors Program Proposal
Abolish "T" grade which is a "no credit" grade available only
in Honors courses.
In other business, the committee formed an Ad Hoc Subcommittee on
Pluralism in American Society. It's charge is to develop a proposal regarding
the addition and implementation of "Pluralism In American Society" in the
GE Program. The committee may explore a variety of courses in developing
a comprehensive implementation that best serves the educational mission
of the University. Dr. Rickert has agreed to undertake the task of chairing
In addition, the committee reviewed new (13) and resubmitted (1) Course
Inventory and Modification Requests -- approved 14 requests and returned
1 request for additional information.