Academic Affairs and Curriculum Committee

Minutes of April 19, 2000

Members present: Lawrence Bergin, Barbara Boseker, Karen Csajko, Jeff Draskoci-Johnson, Ruth Forsythe, Kelly Herold, Joe Jackson, Dan Kauffman, Steve Kilkus, Win Lewis, Celeste Matthews, Peter Miene, Charla Miertschin, Mark Norman, Dominic Ricciotti, Cathy Schmidt, Greg Schmidt, Richard Shields, Ed Slowik, Cathy Summa, Ed Thompson, Robin Tschumper

Guest present: Kerry Williams (University Studies Program Director)

I. Meeting called to order at 3:35 p.m. by chair Kelly Herold.

        Next meeting is May 3, 2000.

II. Adoption of Agenda

        Additions included a second General Education substitution request. Approved by consensus as amended.

III. Approval of April 5, 2000 minutes. Postponed.

        Approval of April 12, 2000 minutes. Approved by consensus.

IV. General Education Substitutions

Scott Siegersma - SOC 328 Environmental Sociology (3 credits) from UW-La Crosse for Social Science gen. ed. C. Summa/B. Boseker, M/S, to approve. Motion passed.

Aimee Mikl - PER 417 Tourism and Natural Environment (3 credits) from WSU for Social Science gen ed. R. Tschumper/S. Kilkus, M/S, to approve. Motion failed with a vote of 9 -11.

V. Course/Curriculum Approval Subcommittee

1. New Course Proposals
Course Name Subcommittee Action A2C2 Action
SOCW 435 Social Work Practice with Diverse Populations Approved 6-0-0 (with submission of corrections; corrections received.) Approved
MUS 239 Jazz Combo Approved 6-0-0 (with submission of corrected catalog copy; corrections received.) Approved
ENG 402 Teaching Secondary English Approved 6-0-0 (with submission of course syllabus; syllabus received) Approved

VI. University Studies Program

K. Williams reports that the policies and procedures section of the USP will hopefully be distributed next week for discussion at the next A2C2 meeting.

VII. Policy 3-4 Update

Chair Herold reports that Policy 3-4 has been cleaned up and is in a form that will facilitate the incorporation of the USP. This will be on the web for review by April 20, 2000.

VIII. W. Lewis/B. Boseker, M/S to adjourn. Motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 4:04 p.m.

Submitted by secretary,

Charla Miertschin