Present: Donna Cole, Jeanne Fraker, Carol Holdcraft, Joe Law, Tom Sav,
George Spalding (for Joe Slater)
Approved Minutes of November 7, 1996 Meeting of the UUCAPC.
Updates were provided from previous business: (1) Correspondence between
the CECS (Lin) and COSM (Burton) resolved questions regarding HFE 480 --
so approved. (2) BIO 106 resubmitted with Dean's signature, so approved.
(3) CEG 478 -- correspondence from the CECS (Garcia) and COSM (Gruden)
uncovered COSM's misplaced paper work on MTH 456 and should be forwarded
to the committee shortly with a re-submission of CEG 478.
Program Proposals reviewed:
Approved the COLA Minor in Urban Affairs.
Approved the COLA Minor in Women's Studies.
Program Changes reviewed:
Changes in Math Undergraduate Programs (submitted by Dan Voss,
Chair, Math & Statistics Undergraduate Committee) -- the committee
suggested that the Math & Statistics Committee consult with the COSM
Dean and Curriculum Committee regarding review and approval policies in
the college. In addition, the committee requested that the discontinued
courses associated with the program changes be deleted through the usual
Course Inventory Requests.
Course Modification and Inventory Requests reviewed:
Approved Inventory: PLS 405, PLS 474, GEO 448, URS 420, URS
424, MUS 422.
Approved Inventory Subject to Change: PLS 225 and WMS 200 -- revise
syllabus from "semester" to "quarter" and clarify grading policy.
Approved Modification: GEO 311, GEO 312, GEO 413, MUS 106, MUS 165,
MUS 291, MUS 401, MUS 421, MUS 471, URS 492.
Returned from previous business: COM 325 (previously tabled) -- returned
to COLA for forwarding to CONH for formal review.
Inventory Returned: MGT 473 -- title and catalog description
changes requested. MGT 474 -- title and catalog description changes requested.
Also, clarification requested on extent to which it differs from MS 435.
Approved Modification: MGT 480, MS 202, MS 203, MS 450, MIS 210, MIS
Returned Modification: non-compliance with established university policy
regarding either (1) catalog description (maximum of 34 words) or (2) course
title for student record (maximum of 24 spaces) -- MS 201, MS 306, MS 435,
MIS 100, MIS 400, MIS 410, MIS 430, MIS 480.
Returned with Friendly Suggestion: MIS 323 approved as stands, but committee
suggests that item catalog title could be changed to "Management of Information
Approved Modifications: GL 461, GL 470, PSY 341.
The committee continued discussion of adding "Pluralism in American
Society" to the GE Program. The discussion centered on implementation,
1. Several options that imply a "Pluralism in American Society"
requirement could be implemented and met through a restructuring of the
current GE Program and by either
a. a stand-alone GE Pluralism course
b. an approved departmental non-GE course.
2. Several options that imply a "Pluralism in American Society"
requirement could be implemented by keeping the current GE Program requirements
in tact and
a. integrating Pluralism throughout the GE curriculum
b. requiring one pluralism course in either
(i) an approved and designated existing GE section
(ii) an approved departmental non-GE course.
To accommodate late curriculum and policy requests for inclusion
under the current catalog change process, the committee agreed to hold
a special meeting during the December break. A November 22 memo will be
sent to all Deans, informing them that the deadline for receipt of submissions
will be 12:00 Noon, Monday, December 9, 1996. The meeting was scheduled
for Wednesday, December 20, 1996, 9:30 a.m., 032 Rike Hall.