Academic Affairs and Curriculum Committee
Meeting Minutes  November 6, 2002

Members Present:Susan Ballard, Barbara Boseker, Deb Cumberland, Pauline Christensen, Amy Hermodson, Dan Kauffman, James Kobolt, Kendall Larson, Fred Lee, Win Lewis, Rich McDonald, Maggie McDermott, Charla Miertschin, Randy Miller, Pat Paulson, Anne Plummer, Dan Rand, Melanie Reap, Alicia Reed, James Reidy, Greg Schmidt, Richard Shields, Ed Slowik, Russ Smith, Ed Thompson, Kerry Williams

I.†††††††††Meeting was called to order at 3:37pm by Chair Charla Miertschin

II.       Adoption of agenda, add new business, XI.A. Academic Calendar.  Adopted by consensus.

III.      Approval of minutes of October 23, 2002.(available at http://www.winona.edu/ifo/a2c2minutes/). Kaufmann/Lewis, M/S, to approve.  Motion passed.

IV.     Chairís report
Web catalog - Dr. Richardson confirmed that course revisions, USP additions, typos, etc. will be updated as needed throughout the year.  Program revisions, WSU regulations, tuition and fees are updated annually, about the first day of fall class.  The official link is found from the Academic Affairs web page.

V.      Committee Assignments
††††††††††† A.†††††††† Course and Program Proposal Subcommittee (CPPS) - spots remaining to be filled
††††††††††† †††††††††† 1.†††††††† Business†††††††† †††††††††† _______________________

VI.     General Education Course Substitution Requests
            A.         Michelle Bray - GEOG 225 Geography of Latin America (3 SH) from WSU for Social Sciences. Williams/Miller, M/S, to approve.Motion passed.
††††††††††† B.†††††††† Kathleen Schultz - PSY 360 Child Development (3 SH) from WSU for Social Sciences.   Miller/ Plummer, M/S, to approve.  Motion passed.

VII.    Course and Program Proposal Subcommittee (CPPS) report by Win Lewis.  The subcommittee recommends approval of the following courses.

††††††††††† A.†††††††† New Course Proposals
††††††††††† †††††††††† 1.†††††††† MUS 169, 269, 369, 469 Jazz Improvisation Instruction (2 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† 2.†††††††† MUS 170, 270, 370, 470 Jazz Piano Instruction (2 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† 3.†††††††† PER 390 Tourism Planning (3 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† 4.†††††††† PER 396 Leadership and Group Dynamics: An Experiential Education (3 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† 5.†††††††† PSY 311 Careers in Psychology (1 SH)

††††††††††† B.†††††††† Revised Course Proposals
††††††††††† †††††††††† 1.†††††††† CHEM 108 Introductory General Chemistry (4 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† 2.†††††††† MUS 298 Foundations and Principles of Music Education (3 SH)
            †††††††††† 4.†††††††† PSY 308 Experimental Psychology (5 SH)
            A2C2 approved courses.

            The subcommittee recommends approval of the following course.
††††††††††† †††††††††† 3.†††††††† MUS 307 Music Technology (3 SH) [a course offered by RCTC]
            McDonald/Williams to change number to MUS 107. Motion passed.
            A2C2 approved MUS 107.

VIII.   University Studies Subcommittee (USS) report by Kerry Williams.The subcommittee recommends the following courses for approval.

††††††††††† A.†††††††† Flag courses
††††††††††† †††††††††† 1.†††††††† Writing
††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† EDUC 449/549 Middle School Philosophy, Organization, and Interdisciplinary Planning (3 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† ENG 471 Seminar in British Literature (3 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† MUS 351 Music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque (3 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† MUS 352 Music of the Classical Period and the 19th, and 20th Centuries (3 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† 2.†††††††† Oral
††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† MUS 471 Survey of Vocal Literature I (Italian) (2 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† MUS 472 Survey of Vocal Literature II (German) (2 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† MUS 473 Survey of Vocal Literature III (French) (2 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† MUS 475 Advanced Instrumental Styles and Literature (3 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† POLS 421 The First Amendment (3 SH)
††††††††††† †††††††††† 3.†††††††† Critical Analysis
††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† MUS 402 Form and Analysis (3 SH)
                A2C2 approved University Studies courses.

IX.     Notifications-none

X.      Old Business

Shields/Lewis, M/S, to remove the tabled motion of October 23, 2002 from the table.  Motion passed.
Motion restated: Shields/Boseker, M/S, to abolish the General Education two-department rule.Motion passed.

XI.     New Business

A. Academic Calendar- Chair Miertschin distributed information on items to consider for future calendars.Please bring these up with departments.

XII.    Adjournment-meeting was adjourned by Chair Charla Miertschin at 4:55 pm.

Submitted by Pat Paulson.