Academic Affairs and Curriculum Committee

Minutes of November 1, 2000

Members present: Rebecca Ambers, Dan Bloom, Barbara Boseker, Helen Dachelet, Brant Deppa, Shirley Eiken, Ruth Forsythe, Kelly Herold, Drake Hokanson, Joe Jackson, John Johanson, Lola Johnson, Dan Kauffman, E.M. Win Lewis, Charla Miertschin, Randy Miller, Robert Newberry, Melanie Reap, James Reidy, Dominic Ricciotti, Cathy Schmidt, Ed Slowik, Kimberlee Snyder, Ed Thompson, Alex Yard

Guests present: Jo Stejskal, Kerry Williams, Stewart Shaw

I. Meeting called to order at 3:35 p.m. by chair Kelly Herold.
    Next meeting is November 15, 2000.

Reminder: Ten copies (in addition to original) of USP proposals should be sent directly to Kerry Herold.

II. Adoption of Agenda
    R. Miller/R. Newberry, M/S, to adopt agenda. Motion passed.

III. Approval of October 18, 2000 minutes
    J. Johanson/K. Snyder, M/S, to approve. Motion passed.

IV. Gen. Ed. Substitution Requests

A. Danielle Foster - PER 417 Cultural Comparison from a Tourist Perspective (3 credits) from Winona State University for Different Cultures. R. Miller/K. Snyder, M/S, to approve substitution. Motion approved with a vote of 10 - 9.

B. Robert Rowley - URBS 3301 U.S. Cities as Settings for Cultural Pluralism (3 credits) from University of Minnesota - Twin Cities for Different Cultures. R. Miller/R. Forsythe, M/S, to disapprove substitution. Motion passed.

V. Course/Program Proposal Subcommittee

A. MKTG 335 Tourism Marketing. Approved with a vote of 8 - 0 - 1.
B. MKTG 337 Qualitative Research Methods. Approved with a vote of 8 - 0 - 1.

Both courses were approved by A2C2.

VI. Points of Information

A. Jo Stejskal - requests that NURS 410 Nursing Care of the Aged be changed to NURS 497 due to NURS 410 already being assigned to Theoretical Foundations & Research for Advanced Nursing Practice.

B. Melanie Reap, Education - SPED 200 Human Exceptionality to be moved into the Different Cultures category for the Early Childhood; K-6, Pre-Primary; and K-6, Middle School Math programs.

C. Melanie Reap, Education - Under the K-6, Middle School Communication Arts program, the literature requirement currently may be satisfied by ENG 402 or EDUC 321. Due to prerequisites of ENG 402 that option is to be removed and students must take EDUC 321.

VII. University Studies Subcommittee (USS) Report

HHP 205 Nutrition for Lifetime (3 SH) Approval awaits more paperwork

USS recommends approval of the following Basic Skills - Physical Development and Wellness courses (all votes unanimous):

PER Activity Courses (all 1 SH)

100 Soccer 135 Weight Training
101 Basketball  139 Tennis
102 Slow-Pitch Softball 140 Bowling
103 Racquetball 142 Badminton
104 Volleyball

PER 199 Lifetime Fitness (2 SH)
PER 214 Standard First Aid/CPR (3 SH)

Courses approved for University Studies Program.

IX. Meeting adjourned 4:00 p.m.
    W. Lewis/B. Boseker, M/S, to adjourn. Motion passed.

Submitted by secretary,

Charla Miertschin