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Curriculum Committee

Minutes of

April 19, 2001

Called to Order:           1:40 p.m.

Adjourned:                   3:15 p.m.

Members:         J. Harbin, Chair; A. Simonson; J. Hastings; J. Martin; Pat Black, ex officio; Carol Moore, ex officio; D. Roach, ex officio   Excused: J. Johnson, ex officio 

1.         Jane Hastings motioned to approve the March 27, 2001 minutes.  Art Simonson seconded.  The motion passed.

2.         Under new business Jim Harbin moved to include a section entitled “Justification for” on the Course Inventory Add Form.  Jane Hastings seconded.  The motion passed.

3.         New Superintendent Preparation Program Proposal.  Jane Hastings expressed the full support of the Education faculty.  Jane motioned to approve, Jim Martin seconded.  The motion passed.

4.         New Nursing Courses:

            NURS301: Professional Nursing Practice

            NURS302: Health Assessment Across the Life Span

            NURS303: Leadership & Management in Nursing Practice

            NURS304: Introduction to Research for Nursing Practice

            NURS405: Professional Nursing Practice with Individuals & Families

            NURS406: Community Health Nursing Practice

            NURS407: Quality Issues & Responsibilities in Professional Practice

            NURS497: Special Topics in Nursing Practice

            NURS489: Directed Independent Study in Nursing Practice

            Jim Martin motioned to approve, seconded by Art Simonson.  The motion passed.

5.         New Biological Sciences Courses:

            SCED506: Earth System Science for K-4 Teachers

            SCED507: Earth System Science for 5-8 Teachers

            SCED508: Earth System Science for 9-12 Teachers

            Jane Hastings motioned to approve, seconded by Art Simonson.  The motion passed.

6.         Web-based delivery of ACCT525: Administrative Controls.

            Jim Harbin motioned to approve, there was no second.  The motion died.

7.         MATH350: Concepts of Measurement & Data Interpretation &

            MATH351: Concepts of Geometry

            Art Simonson motioned to approve, seconded by Jane Hastings.  The motion passed.

8.         New Math Courses:

            MATH352: Mathematical Foundations & Applications

            MATH597: Special Topics: Projective Geometry

            Art Simonson motioned to approve, seconded by Jane Hastings.  The motion passed.

9.         New History Course: Internship

            Art Simonson motioned to approve, seconded by Jane Hastings.  The motion passed.

10.       Revised Catalog Description for BAAS Program.  Jim Martin motioned to approve, Art Simonson seconded.  The motion passed with one abstention.

11.       New Biology Course: BSC409: Comparative Animal Physiology

            Jane Hastings motioned to approve, seconded by Art Simonson.  The motion passed.

12.       ENG412: Shakespeare Examined Through Performance. New course title.

            Art Simonson motioned to approve, seconded by Jane Hastings.  The motion passed.

13.       Old Business

14.       New Business: Judy Sanders requested approval of EDU497/597: Special Topics.  This was sent back to the department for further discussion prior to review by the Curriculum Committee.

Next meeting date is to be announced at a later time.

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Loretta Williams, Recorder