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Accounting Task Force
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Meeting Agendas

Date
February 24, 2012  
Time
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location
Northridge Campus

Item # 1:
Approval of Minutes from Last Meeting. Tracie Nobles moved that the minutes were accepted and it was seconded by Denise White. Minutes Approved
Presenter
Reed Peoples

Item # 2:
Old Business-Class Limits on Upper Division Accounting Courses. Marketing was turned down in their presentation to reduce class limits. Overall consensus is that 36 students are still too many for upper division courses. Sheila and Tracie were aske
Presenter
Reed Peoples

Item # 3:
Old Business-Recommended Changes to the Accounting Specialist Degree Plan and Professional Accountant Certificate Plan. The Professional Accountant Certificate Plan should replace electives with ETWR-2377, BUSG-2317, ACNT-1347 or ACNT-2375, ACNT-2330
Presenter
Cynthia Lovick

Item # 4:
Portfolios - Reed Peoples passed out a listing of when portfolios are due. Several faculty members are past due in completing their portfolios. Action Taken: All faculty will submit their portfolios when due to the Department Chair Action Assig
Presenter
Reed Peoples

Item # 5:
Accounting Program Review. Discussion on who would chair the Accounting Program Review Committee. Denise White volunteered. Action Taken: Accounting Program Review will start in the fall of 2012 Action Assigned To: Denise White
Presenter
Tracie Nobles

Item # 6:
Update for the Texas State Board of Accountancy - Cynthia thanked everyone for sending her the information that she had asked for. All documentation was submitted by February 3rd to the Texas State Board of Accountancy. The following courses will be
Presenter
Cynthia Lovick

Item # 7:
ACBSP - Reed shared with the Taskforce the update on the activities of the Accounting Department sent to the Charles Quinn to be included in the report sent to the ACBSP Action Taken: The taskforce supported the documentation Action Assigned to:
Presenter
Reed Peoples

Item # 8:
Assignment of Upper Division Accounting Courses - Denise White will teach ACNT-1371 for the fall. Starting in Sheila Ammons will teach ACNT-2333 in the fall and Cynthia Lovick will teach ACNT-2333 in the spring of 2013. Sheila Ammons will teach A
Presenter
Reed Peoples

Item # 9:
CurricuNet - The Accounting Department is late on the submission of the documentation to the CurricuNet system. Action Taken: Three Subcommittees (Accounting Specialist, Professional Accountant, and Accounting Technician) shall complete the neces
Presenter
Reed Peoples

Item # 10:
Assessment for Accounting 2301 and Accounting 2302. - Reed Peoples suggested that an Assessment exam be developed for ACCT-2301 and ACCT-2302 for midterm and final. Many members believe that the development of a midterm Assessment exam could not be
Presenter
Reed Peoples

Item # 11:
Book Orders - Katy asked that faculty check the Book Inventory and let her know, book orders for Summer 2012 semester are due March 1, book orders for Fall 2012 Semester are due April 1. She asked that she be made aware of any changes by February 2
Presenter
Reed Peoples

Item # 12:
Summer/Fall/Spring Schedules - ACNT-1372 (Accounting Theory) will be changed from an online course to a classroom course for the summer and future semesters. Tax course will be moved from Round Rock to Northridge or other centrally located campuses.
Presenter
Reed Peoples

Item # 13:
Budget Request -
Presenter
Reed Peoples - Reed Peoples Discussion: No Discussion Action Taken: Tabled to next meeting Action Assigned to: Reed Peoples

Item # 14:
Lab Assistants - Catalina Leiva, wanted a clarification on what is the best way to assist student tutors. Henry Briceno will be tutoring at the Round Rock Campus with tutoring. La Tasha will minimize her tutoring hours. The discussion centered on t
Presenter
Reed Peoples

Item # 15:
Tracie Nobles notified us that she is resigning - The committee expressed concern that she was leaving but wish her well. Action Taken: Start the process to hire a new faculty member as soon as possible Action Assigned to: Reed Peoples
Presenter
Reed Peoples
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