Undergraduate Curriculum
Academic Policy Committee

December 6, 1999 Meeting

Present: Carol Holdcraft, Richard Mercer, Mark Sirkin, Tom Sav, Roy Vice, Tim Rafferty (for Patricia Renick), Jeanne Fraker (University College), Joe Law (WAC), Coleen Finegan (guest), Tim Donofrio (Registrar's Office), Beth Wirick (student rep.)

Minutes: Minutes of November 8, 1999 were approved as distributed.

Course Inventory Requests/Course Modification Requests: 

COLA: The following were approved: SAC *** , ATH 458. The following were tabled pending clarification, AFS 200, AFS 300, AFS 400, AFS 401.

COBA: The following were approved: MS 202, MS 490

CEHS: The following were approved: EDE 221, EDE 223, EDE 225, EDE 227, EDE 300, EDE 301, EDE 321, EDE 323, EDE 419, EDE 440, ED 311, ED 315, ED 316, ED 317, ED 411, ED 417, EDE 230, EDE 231, EDE 303, EDE 315, EDE 317, EDE 464

UC: The following were approved: UD 100, UD 101

New Programs/Program Changes:
COLA: B.A. African and African American Studies: The committee reviewed the proposal and noted a number of questions needing clarification. The chair will send the questions to Paul R. Griffin, Professor of African and American Religious History with an invitation to attend the next meeting or reply in writing. Proposal will be held in committee for further clarification.

Minor in Philosophy: The committee reviewed the proposal and supports this new minor. Proposal will be sent to Senate with a recommendation of approval.

CEHS: Admission Policy Change - Technology: The committee reviewed the proposal to require all College of Education and Human Services students, graduate and undergraduate, part-time and full-time, to certify that they own or have access to a computer and the Internet for admission to CEHS. The proposal will be sent to Senate with a recommendation of approval.

Old Business: 
COLA Math proposal: Interim Mathematics Placement Exam Procedures: The chair will invite Manley Perkel to the next meeting to discuss the math department's response to concerns about math placement.
WAC Report: Joe Law reported that the WAC committee met November 17, 1999 and began to develop an assessment plan for the Writing Across the Curriculum program, in close coordination with Bill Rickert.

There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 4:15 p.m. The next meeting will be Monday January 24, 2000 from 3:00 - 4:30 in 158 UH.