Academic Affairs and
Meeting Minutes of March
Attendees: Susan Ballard, Barbara Boseker, Chris Buttram, John Campbell, Amy Hermodson, Dan Kauffman, James Kobolt, Fred Lee, Becky McConnell, Charla Miertschin, Randy Miller, Pat Paulson, Joyce Quella, James Reidy, Paul Schumacher, Susan Sefkow, Richard Shields, Ed Slowik, Cathy Summa, Ed Thompson
Guest: J.Paul Johnson
I. The meeting was called to order at 3:36pm by Chair Charla Miertschin
II. Adoption of agenda. Approved by consensus.
III. Approval of minutes of February 25, 2004 (available at http://www.winona.edu/ifo/a2c2mintues/) Added text of MISO programs to minutes as requested. M/S, Shields/Boseker, to approve. Motion passed.
IV. Chair’s report
A. The final CPPS meeting of the semester will be on March 31, 2004. Proposals must be submitted to A2C2 chair by March 24, 2004 to be considered at this meeting. This date provides adequate time for proposals to complete the approval process this spring.
B. The final USS meeting of the semester will be on April 14, 2004. Proposals must be submitted to A2C2 chair by April 7, 2004 to be considered at this meeting. This date does not guarantee adequate time for proposals to complete the approval process this spring.
C. The final A2C2 meeting of the semester will be on April 21, 2004. This is after the last faculty senate meeting. Items approved at the last A2C2 meeting may not be heard by senate until next fall.
V. General Education Course Substitution Requests
A. Alisa King - CMST 289 Gender Communication (3 SH) from WSU for Social
Science. M/S, Miller/Summa, to approve. Motion passed.
B. Erin Sipe - PSY 400 Pediatric Health Psychology (3 SH) from WSU for Social Science. [Note: Independent study course taken in place of PSY 298 Health and Psychology.] M/S by Miller/Quella. Discussion related to counting a course from the student’s major and also as a general education requirement. Registrar had originally approved her application for graduation, then said she was deficient. Motion passed.
C. Robert Boero - RC 233 Latin American & Caribbean Immigration to the United States (4 SH) from WSU for Different Culture. M/S, Miller/Boseker, to approve. Motion passed.
VI. Course and Program Proposal Subcommittee (CPPS) report, Ed Thompson from 3/3/04.
Ed Thompson reports, all new courses and revised programs approved 9/0.
A. New Courses
B. Revised Programs
A2C2 approved courses and programs.
VII. University Studies Subcommittee (USS) report, J. Paul Johnson from 3/17/04. All course substitutions approved were unanimous. Course requirements and flags courses were approved unanimously.
A. University Studies Course Substitution Request
B. Course Requirements
1. Unity & Diversity: Multicultural Perspectives
CMST 291 Topics in Multicultural Communication (3 SH)
NURS 325 Transcultural Issues in Health Care (3 SH)
2. Arts & Science Core: Humanities
ENGL 240 Young Adult Literature (3 SH)
C. Flag Courses
BIOL 431 Molecular Biology Lab (4 SH)
BIOL 409 General Microbiology (3 SH)
3. Critical Analysis
BIOL 499 Student Research (3 SH)
A2C2 approved all courses.
A. Biology - US Notifications
B. English - Course number changes
C. History 320 - prerequisite change. Current: HIST 235, new: Any college-level U.S. history course or instructor’s permission.
D. Mass Communication - one-time course offerings
IX. Old Business
X. New Business
XI. Adjournment, meeting adjourned at 4:05pm by chair Charla Miertschin.