|Present: Carol Holdcraft, Beth Basista, Steve Peterson, Tim
Rafferty, Anne Runyan, Joe Law, Jan Maxwell, Tom Sav, Joe Slater, Ken Strickland,
Roy Vice, Jeanne Fraker
Minutes: Minutes of January 19, 1999 were approved as distributed.
Course Inventory Requests/Course Modification Requests:
COSM: The committee tabled: MTH 130, MTH 128, MTH 129, MTH 131, MTH 229 because the paperwork had not arrived from the college committee yet. In addition, the committee asked the chair to obtain follow-up information from the math department explaining the rationale for the changes and a flow-chart showing the proposed changes.New Programs:
Minors:Old Business:CECS: Concerning the previously approved new minor in Environmental Science and Engineering: The chair received a request to modify the proposal from the Assistant Dean CECS based on recommendations from the Environmental Health Sciences department. Upon reviewing the number of changes, and discussion by the committee, it was agreed to return the proposal to the CECS curriculum committee for review. The chair will suggest tabling the proposal at the Senate meeting, pending this review.
CLEP Policy: Jeanne Fraker shared data on the policies of other Ohio colleges and universities concerning CLEP credit. Anne Runyan brought forward feedback from the English department. They do not support acceptance of CLEP credit for ENG 101 and 102. The Political Science department is looking at the American Politics exam and asked Ms. Fraker to provide some assistance in interpreting scores. Feedback from the History department is that they are prepared to accept CLEP exam and will look at where to set the passing standard.
The committee adjourned. The next meeting will be Friday, April 9 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in 161 University Hall.