1. Minutes from March 24, 2016, were approved as written.
2. Current Postings
The following postings were discussed and approved:
BIOL 454 – Vision Science – approved pending revisions
BIOL 468 – Ecology of Rivers and Streams – approved pending department removes junior standing from prerequisites
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 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 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.