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Minutes: April 7, 2016

1. Minutes from March 24, 2016, were approved as written.

2. Current Postings

The following postings were discussed and approved:

BIOL 451 – Neurobiology

BIOL 453 – Physiological Bases of Behavior

BIOL 454 – Vision Science – approved pending revisions

BIOL 456 – Plant Molecular Biology

BIOL 457 – Physiology of Marine and Estuarine Animals

BIOL 463 – Theoretical and Quantitative Biology

BIOL 466 – Population and Quantitative Genetics

BIOL 468 – Ecology of Rivers and Streams – approved pending department removes junior standing from prerequisites

BIOL 480 – Animal Behavior

BIOL 483 – Evolution: From Genes to Genomes

BIOL 486 – Genome Science

BIOL 495 – Seminar in Bioinformatics

BIOL 487 – Medical Case Studies (New) – Revisions

Global Studies ( Program Changes)

AGNG 320 – Introduction to the Management of Aging Services (Change: Title, Transcript Title & Description) Revisions 3/23/16

AGNG 460 – Internship in the Management of Aging Services (Change: Title, Transcript Title & Credits) – Revisions 3/23/16

AGNG 462 – InternsIhip in Aging Service  (Change: Title, Transcript Title & Credits) – Revisions 3/23/16

3. Revised Postings Received from Departments

The following courses will be discussed at the meeting held on 4/21/16:

EDUC 431 – Methods for Teaching STEM in the Middle Grades (New) – Revisions

EDUC 435 – Integrated STEM Content and Pedagogy (New) – Revisions

ENGL 241 – Currents in British Literature (Change: Total Max Credits & Description) – Revisions

ENGL 243 – Currents in American Literature (Change: Total Max Credits & Description) – Revisions

4. Tabled Postings

The following courses were discussed and tabled at the 4/7/16 meeting:

BIOL 405 – Advanced Topics in Comparative Physiology – The UGC tabled the following course because it didn’t state how many credits were required.

BIOL 410 – Modeling in the Life Sciences

BIOL 443 – Advanced Topics in Developmental Biology

BIOL 481 – Advanced Topics in Evolutionary Biology – The UGC tabled the course because it was built as not repeatable and the committee needs to know how many credits the department wants (8-12 possible credits).

ENES 103 – Introduction to MATLAB for Engineering Applications – The UGC tabled the course because it is a college level course and the college needs to be made aware. Also, the course needs an updated syllabus.

PSYC 310 – Psychology: Exploring the Discipline and Careers (New) – The UGC tabled the course because PYSC 310 is not available, this will hold all other courses.

PSYC 311 – Research Methods in Psychology I (New)

PSYC BA Program changes add PSYC 310 (Program Changes)

PSYC BS Program changes add PSYC 310 (Program Changes)

AGING Major Program Change (Program Change) – The UGC tabled the course because the department is going to update the program change.