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Curriculum and Programs Committee
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Meeting Minutes

Current Status of Minutes: Final
Date
September 24, 2010
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location
201/HBC

Members Present
Catherine Angell, Robert Bermea, Valleri Bond, Jonathan Buckstead, Melissa Curtis, Daisy Diaz-Alemany, Sophia Downing, James Friedrichsen, Ronald Johns, Charles Quinn, Jerry Shepperd, Regina Swearengin
Guests Present
Alberto Quinonez, Alida McCullough, Amanda Karol, Bill Evans, Bill Woodhull, Brian Hay, Chuck Estrada, David Jones, Dolores Segura, Eileen Klein, Emily Anderson, Gail Bayeta, Gale Spear, Giao Phan, Laura Bauman, Laura Ore, Linda Kluck, Michelle Constanzo, Reed Peoples, Robert Rogers, Sean Moran, Terry Kotrla, Warren Heatwole

Item # 1:
Attendance/Chair Report
Presenter
Discussion
Michael Midgley chaired this meeting.

Item # 2:
Communications
Presenter
Dolores Segura, Laura Ore
Discussion
Discussion:
Dolores Segura explained the Update Reading Placement Chart.
Laura Ore discussed proposed title changes to Developmental Writing courses.

Reading–Developmental (Dolores Segura)
Updated Reading Placement Chart, effective 210F000
Writing–Developmental (Laura Ore)
Modify
DEVW 0130 Writing Skills III (1-1-0) – title change, was Writing Skills II
Subcourse: Writing Skills III Learning Community COMP 4.0
DEVW 0170 Writing Skills I Lab (1-0-2) – title change, was Fundamentals of Writing Lab
DEVW 0180 Writing Skills II Lab (1-0-2) – title change, was Writing Skills I Lab
DEVW 0190 Writing Skills III Lab (1-0-2) – title change, was Writing Skills II Lab
DEVW 0230 Writing Skills III (2-2-0) – title change, was Writing Skills II
DEVW 0310 Writing Skills I (3-3-1) – title change, was Writing Fundamentals
Subcourse: Writing Skills I Learning Community Writing Skills I Academic Triangle
DEVW 0320 Writing Skills II (3-3-1) – title change, was Writing Skills I
Subcourse: Writing Skills II Learning Community Intersections
Subcourse: Writing Skills II Learning Community Skills II Academic Triangle
DEVW 0330 Writing Skills III (3-3-0) – title change, was Writing Skills II

Decision/Action:
Gale Spear moved to approve the new Development Reading standards effective 210F000. Second by Jonathan Buckstead. Motion approved.
James Friedrichsen moved to approved title changes to Development Writing courses. Second by Jonathan Buckstead. Motion approved.

Item # 3:
Education
Presenter
Giao Phan
Discussion
Discussion:
Giao Phan explained requirement for criminal background check and field observation hours proposed for courses EDUC 1301 and EDUC 2301.

Modify:
EDUC 1301 Introduction to the Teaching Profession. Added criminal background statement to course description
EDUC 2301 Introduction to Special Populations. Added criminal background statement to course description

Decision/Action:
James Friedrichsen moved to accept proposed course changes. Second by Jonathan Buckstead. Motin approved.

Item # 4:
Geographic Information Systems
Presenter
Sean Moran
Discussion
Discussion:
Sean Moran discussed revision proposed for the Geographic Information System AAS and the GIS Certificate Level 2 and modifications to courses to revise prerequisites.

Modify Awards:
AAS Geographic Information Systems
GIS Certificate - Level 2

Modify:
GISC 2164 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Cartography (1-0-7) - revise prerequisites
GISC 2250 Scripting for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (2-2-0) - revise prerequisites
GISC 2264 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Cartography (2-0-14) - revise prerequisites
GISC 2280 Cooperative Education- Cartography (2-1-7) - revise prerequisites
GISC 2411 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications (4-3-3) - revise prerequisites
GISC 2459 Web-Served Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (4-3-3) - revise prerequisites

Decision/Action:
Jonathan Buckstead moved to accept award revisions and changes to course prerequisites. Second by Regina Swearingen. Motion approved.

Item # 5:
Astronomy
Presenter
James Friedrichsen
Discussion
Discussion:
James Friedrichsen discussed prerequisite revision for ASTR 1303.

Modify:
ASTR 1303 Stellar Astronomy – adding prereq: MATD 0390 or two years of high school algebra or equivalent. One year of high school science recommended, but not required.

Decision/Action:
Jonathan Buckstead moved to accept changes to ASTR 1303 course prerequisites. Second by Regina Swearingen. Motion approved.

Item # 6:
American Sign Language
Presenter
Emily Anderson
Discussion
Discussion:
Emily Anderson explained proposed name changes to Interpreter awards.

Modify:
Interpreter Training AAS name change (formerly Interpreter Training Program AAS)
Interpreter Training Certificate name change (formerly Interpreter Training Program Certificate)

Decision/Action:
James Friedrichsen moved to approved award name changes. Second by Jonathan Buckstead. Motion approved.

Item # 7:
Automotive Technology
Presenter
Chuck Estrada
Discussion
Discussion:
Chuck Estrada discussed courses revisions to add prerequisites.

Modify:
AUMT 1410 Automotive Brake Systems (4-3-3) – add prerequisites
AUMT 1416 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems (4-3-3) - add prerequisites
AUMT 1419 Automotive Engine Repair (4-3-3) - add prerequisites
AUMT 1445 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning (4-3-3) add prerequisites
AUMT 2413 Automotive Drive Train and Axles (4-3-3) - add prerequisites
AUMT 2417 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I (4-3-3) - add prerequisites
AUMT 2425 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxle (4-3-3) - add prerequisites
AUMT 2428 Automotive Service (4-3-3) - add prerequisites
AUMT 2434 Engine Performance Analysis II (4-3-3) - add additional prerequisite AUMT 2417 with minimum grade C.
AUMT 2437 Automotive Electronics (3-3-3) - add prerequisites
AUMT 2489 Internship-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician (4-0-16) –
add prerequisites

Decision/Action:
James Friedrichsen moved to accept prerequisite changes to AUMT courses. Second by Regina Swearingen. Motion approved.

Item # 8:
Building Construction Technology
Presenter
Warren Heatwole
Discussion
Discussion:
Warren Heatwole explained need to removed lab component from CNBT 1359. Warren continued with request to expire Constructon Business Management topic, and with request to remove prerequisites from WDWK 1413.

Modify:
CNBT 1359 Project Scheduling (3-3-0) – removed lab component
CNBT 1391 Special Topics in Construction/Building Technology-Technician to expire topic: Construction Business Management
WDWK 1413 Cabinet Making – removing course prerequisites

Decision/Action:
James Friedrichsen moved to approved removal of lab component from CNBT 1359. Second by Jonathan Buckstead. Motion approved.
Jonathan Buckstead moved to accept CNBT 1391 and WDWK 1413 changes. Second by James Friedrichsen. Motion approved.

Item # 9:
Child Care and Development
Presenter
Gale Spear
Discussion
Discussion:
Gale Spear explained CDEC course prerequisitesion/corequisites were proposed to replace expired DEVR and DEVW course numbers. In addition, field experience statements were proposed for three CDEC courses.

Modify:
Revise to update DEVR and DEVW course prerequisites/corequisites with new course numbers:
CDEC 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) – Child Care Provider/Assistant I (1-0-10)
CDEC 1303 Families, School and Communities (3-3-1) – also removed “offered in fall”
CDEC 1311 Educating Young Children (3-3-1)
CDEC 1318 Wellness of the Young Child (3-3-1)
CDEC 1321 The Infant and Toddler (3-3-1)
CDEC 1354 Child Growth and Development (3-3-0)
CDEC 1359 Children with Special Needs (3-3-1)
CDEC 1391 Special Topics in Family Life and Relations Studies (3-3-1)
CDEC 1392 Special Topics in Child Development (3-3-0)
CDEC 1393 Special Topics in Early Childhood Education and Training (3-3-0)
CDEC 1413 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs (4-3-3) - also added “offered in fall”
CDEC 1419 Child Guidance (4-3-3)
CDEC 1456 Emergent Literacy for Early Childhood (4-3-3)
CDEC 1458 Creative Arts for Early Childhood (4-3-3)
CDEC 2326 Administration of Programs for Children I (3-3-1)
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CDEC 2328 Administration of Programs for Children II (3-3-1)
CDEC 2336 Administration of Programs for Children III (3-3-1)
CDEC 2341 The School Age Child (3-3-1) - Also added 64 hours per semester of field experiences required to published note in order to be exempt from contact time requirements, effective 210F000
CDEC 2386 Internship – Child Care Provider/Assistant (3-0-9)
CDEC 2407 Math and Science for Early Childhood (4-3-3)
TECA 1303 Families, School and Communities (3-3-1)
Modify to add time statement: “64 hours per semester of field experience required”
CDEC 1417 Child Development Associate Training I (4-3-4)
CDEC 2422 Child Development Associate Training II (4-3-4)
CDEC 2424 Child Development Associate Training III (4-3-4)

Decision/Action:
Cathy Angel moved to accept proposed CDEC course changes. Second by James Friedrichsen. Motion approved.

Item # 10:
Commercial Music Management
Presenter
David Jones
Discussion
Discussion:
David Jones proposed and new local needs courses Introduction to Modoular Synthesis, and revision to MUSB to add a statement about guided studey hours.

Add:
MUSC 1371 Introduction to Modular Synthesis (3-2-2)
Revise:
MUSB 2450 - Commercial Music Project (4-3-4) - guided study hours to comply with THECB time requirements

Decision/Action:
Regina Swearingen moved to accept new course MUSC 1371 and to accept description revision for MUSB 2450. Second by James Friedrichsen. Motion approved.

Item # 11:
Music
Presenter
David Jones
Discussion
Discussion:
David Jones discussed MUEN course description modifications to add rehearsal requirements.

Modify. Each MUEN course description modified to add statement ‘Three hours [NN hours per semester] of rehearsal required per week.’
MUEN 1121 Stage Ensemble (1-0-4)
MUEN 1122 Jazz Ensemble (1-0-4)
MUEN 1123 Chamber Orchestra (1-0-4). Add $3.50 insurance fee.
MUEN 1124 Percussion Ensemble (1-0-4)
MUEN 1126 Community College Band (1-0-4)
MUEN 1127 Community College Jazz Band (1-0-4)
MUEN 1132 Guitar Ensemble (1-0-4)
MUEN 1133 Brass Ensemble (1-0-4)
MUEN 1134 String Ensemble (1-0-4)
MUEN 1135 Keyboard Ensemble (1-0-4)
MUEN 1136 Woodwind Ensemble (1-0-4)
MUEN 1141 Vocal Ensemble (1-0-4)
MUEN 1142 Jazz Choir Ensemble (1-0-4)
MUEN 1143 College Choir (1-0-4)
MUEN 1151 Chamber Ensemble (1-0-4)

Decision/Action:
Jonathan Buckstead moved to approve MUEN course description changes. Second by Regina Swearingen. Motion approved.

Item # 12:
Jewelry
Presenter
Bill Evans
Discussion
Discussion:
Bill Evans proposed Jewelry AAS modification to add new local needs course HRGY 1471; to add HRGY 1471 to inventory; to modify HRGY topics with two topic additons, and one topic expiration.

Modify Award:
Jewelry AAS – adding ‘or HRGY 2471’ to Semester III

Add:
HRGY 2471 Enameling (4-3-3) [Local Needs]

Modify:
HRGY 1491 Special Topics in Watch, Clock, and Jewelry Repairer (4-3-3).
Expire topic: Computer Aided Design and Manufacture for Jewelry
Add New topic: Metal Forming for Jewelry
Add New topic: Advanced Computer Aided Design and Manufacture for Jewelry

Decision/Action:
Jonathan Buckstead moved to approved porosed Jewelry changes. Second by Regina Swearingen. Motion approved.

Item # 13:
Photographic Technology
Presenter
Bill Woodhull
Discussion
Discussion:
Bill Woodhull explained changes proposed to Photography courses.

Modify
PHTC 1311 Fundamentals of Photography (3-2-4) – added learning outcomes
PHTC 1340 Photographic Retouching I (3-1-6) - revising prerequisite to PHTC 2349
PHTC 1341 Color Photography I (3-1-8) – added learning outcomes
PHTC 1343 Expressive Photography (3-1-6) - deleted corequisite PHTC 2271; listing as published note.
PHTC 1344 Close Up/Macro Photography (3-1-8) - deleted corequisite PHTC 2271. Listing as published note; modified course description.
PHTC 1345 Illustrative Photography I (3-1-8) - revising prerequisites to PHTC 1341, PHTC 2301, PHTC 2349. Removed corequisite PHTC 2271. Will list as published note.
PHTC 1347 Landscape Photography (3-1-8) - deleted corequisite PHTC 2271; listing as published note. Revised course prerequisites to PHTC 1341, PHTC 2301, and PHTC 2349.
PHTC 1351 Photojournalism I (3-2-4) - deleted corequisite PHTC 2271; listing as published note. Revised course description to match WECM.
PHTC 1353 Portraiture I (3-1-8) - revising prerequisites to PHTC 1341, PHTC 2301, PHTC 2349; deleted corequisite PHTC 2271. Listing as published note; revised course description
PHTC 1400 Photo Digital Imaging I (4-2-6) - Modified course description; added learning outcomes
PHTC 1442 Photographic Retouching II (4-2-6) - Modified course description; added learning outcomes
PHTC 2271 Advanced Imaging Lab (2-0-8) – revising prerequisites to PHTC 1341, PHTC 2301, PHTC 2349
PHTC 2301 Advanced Imaging Lab (3-1-8) – added learning outcomes
PHTC 2331 Architectural Photography (3-1-8) - Removed corequisite PHTC 2271; will list in published notes.
PHTC 2341 Color Photography II (3-1-8) - revised course description to WECM
PHTC 2342 Fashion Photography (3-1-8) - deleted corequisite PHTC 2271; listing as published note. Added learning outcomes; revised course description.
PHTC 2343 Portfolio Development (3-2-4) – added learning outcomes
PHTC 2345 Illustrative Photography II (3-1-8) - deleted corequisite PHTC 2271; listing as published note. Added learning outcomes
PHTC 2349 Photo Digital Imaging II (3-1-8) - Revised prerequisite to PHTC 1311 and PHTC 1400; revised course description to WECM
PHTC 2353 Portraiture II (3-1-8) - Revised course description to WECM; deleted corequisite PHTC 2271; listing as published note; added learning outcomes.
PHTC 2371 Wedding Photography (3-1-8) - Revised course description; added learning outcomes; deleted corequisite PHTC 2271; listing as published note.
PHTC 2372 Location Portraiture (3-1-8) - Revised course description; added learning outcomes; deleted corequisite PHTC 2271; listing as published note
PHTC 2440 Photographic Studio Management (4-3-4) - Revising course prerequisites to PHTC 2345 or PHTC 2353. Revised course description.

Decision/Action:
Jonathan Buckstead moved to approved PHTC courses changes. Second by James Friedrichsen. Motion approved.

Item # 14:
Accounting
Presenter
Reed Peoples
Discussion
Discussion:
Reed Peoples discussed proposed changes to ACNT 1370 to add lab hours, and to ACNT 1391 to add new topic Fraud Examination and to expire topic Business Fraud and Abuse.

Modify:
ACNT 1370 Accounting Ethics (3-3-1) – add lab hour
ACNT 1391 Special Topics in Accounting (3-3-0)
Adding topic: Fraud Examination
Expiring topic: Business Fraud and Abuse

Decision/Action:
Gale Spear moved to accept proposed changes to ACNT 1370 and ACNT 1391. Second by Jonathan Buckstead. Motion approved.

Item # 15:
Culinary Arts
Presenter
Brian Hay
Discussion
Discussion:
Brian Hay explained changes proposed to Culinary Arts courses.

Modify:
CHEF 1340 Meat Preparation and Cooking (3-1-4) – change prerequisites
CHEF 2302 Saucier (2-1-4) – change prerequisites
RSTO 1304 Dining Room Services (3-2-4) – increasing lab hours

Decision/Action:
Jonathan Buckstead moved to accept proposed change to Culinary Arts courses. Second by James Friedrichsen. Motion approved.

Item # 16:
Hospitality Management
Presenter
Charles Quinn
Discussion
Discussion:
Charles Quinn discussed proposed addition of Ethics and Protocol topic to HAMG 1391.

Modify:
HAMG 1391 Special Topics in Hospitality Administration and Management (3-3-0)
Adding topic: Ethics and Protocol

Decision/Action:
Ron Johns moved to accept new HAMG 1391 topic Ethics and Protocop with modified title Etiquette and Protocol. Second by Catny Angell. Motion approved.

Item # 17:
Financial Mangement
Presenter
Charles Quinn
Discussion
Discussion:
Charles Quinn reviewed the department name change request for Financial Management to Finance. He further explained that the Mortgage Banking awards were revised to add an introductory statements.

Revise department name to Finance

Revise Awards:
Mortgage Banking AAS
Mortgage Banking Certificate

Decision/Action:
Jonathan Buckstead moved to accept proposed changes. Second by Cathy Angell. Motion approved.

Item # 18:
Marketing
Presenter
Charles Quinn
Discussion
Discussion:
Charles Quinn continued with explanation of Marketing proposal to change wawrds names and to add a new MRKG 1391 topic: Collegiate Leadership Academy with a $3.50 insurance fee.

Modify Awards:
Marketing AAS
Marketing Certificate

Department name change: Marketing – Fashion Merchandising becomes Fashion Marketing.

Marketing–Fashion Merchandising AAS becomes Fashion Marketing AAS
Marketing–Fashion Merchandising Certificate becomes Fashion Marketing Certificate

Modify:
MRKG 1391 Special Topics in Business Marketing and Marketing Management (3-3-0)
Adding topic: Collegiate Leadership Academy. Add $3.50 iinsurance fee

Decision/Action:
Jonathan Buckstead moved to accept proposed changes. Second by Cathy Angell. Motion approved.

Item # 19:
Real Estate
Presenter
Charles Quinn
Discussion
Discussion:
Charles Quinn discussed modififications to Real Estate awards to add an introductory statement and change course options. The Real Estate certficate was renamed.

Modify:
Real Estate Brokers Licensing AAS
Real Estate Certificate becomes Real Estate Licensing Certificate

Decision/Action:
Robert Bermea moved to accept Real Estate changes. Second by Ron Johns. Motion approved.

Item # 20:
Allied Health Sciences
Presenter
Terry Kotrla
Discussion
Discussion:

Modify:
HPRS 1106 Essentials of Medical Terminology (1-0-1) – changing course title

Decision/Action:

Item # 21:
Medical Laboratory Technology
Presenter
Eileen Klein
Discussion
Discussion:
Eileen Klein discussed changes to Medical Laboratory Technology including modification of AAS, additonl of course MLAB 2461, expiration of MLAB 2361, and mdoficaition of several courses to adjust prerequisites/corequisites.

Modify Award:
AAS Medical Laboratory Technician

Add:
MLAB 2461 Clinical - Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician II (4-0-24)

Expire:
MLAB 2361 Clinical - Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician II (3-0-16)

Modify:
MLAB 1227 Coagulation (2-1-3) – Addred prereq MLAB-1415.
MLAB 1311 Urinalysis and Body Fluids (3-2-4) – added coreq MLAB 2360.
MLAB 1335 Immunology/Serology (3-2-4) – added prereq MLAB-1311
MLAB 1415 Hematology (4-2-6) – Added prereq BIOL 1406.
MLAB 2360 Clinical-Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician I (3-0-16) – Add coreq MLAB 1311, MLAB 1335, and MLAB 1415
MLAB 2401 Clinical Chemistry (4-3-4) – revising prereqs to CHEM-1305, CHEM 1105 and MLAB-2360.
MLAB 2431 Immunohematology (4-3-4) – revising prereq and department approval.
MLAB 2434 Clinical Microbiology (4-3-3) – Added MLAB-2361 as prerequisite
PLAB 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) – Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist (1-0-7) - Added prerequisite of PLAB-1323

Decision/Action:
Regina Swearingen moved to approved Medical Laboratory Technology changes. Second by Ron Johns. Motion approved.

Item # 22:
Electronics and Applied Technologies
Presenter
Alberto Quinonez
Discussion
Discussion:
Alberto Quinonez presented proposed changes to Electronics awards and revisions to six courses. Award changes added Internships as electives instead of required courses.

Revise Awards:
Automation Robotics & Controls Technology AAS
Automation Robotics & Controls Technology Certificate
Bioinstrumentation Technology Specialization AAS
Bioinstrumentation Technology Specialization Certificate
Nanoelectronics Manufacturing Technology Specialization AAS
Nanoelectronics Manufacturing Technology Specialization Certificate
Power Technology Specialization AAS
Power Technology Specialization Certificate
Renewable Energy Specialization AAS
Renewable Energy Specialization Certificate
Utility Lineworker Specialization AAS
Utility Lineworker Specialization Certificate

Revise:
ELMT 2472 Elements of Electrical Power systems (4-3-3) – Revised course prerequisites.
ELMT 2474 Solar Photovoltaics Systems (4-3-3) – Revised course description.
ELPT 1271 National Electrical Safety Code (2-1-2) - Removed CETT 1403 course prereq
ELPT 2171 Smart Grid Technology (1-0-3) - Removed prereq ELMT 2441 or departmental approval prereq
LNWK 1211 Climbing Skills (2-1-3) – removed CETT 1403 prereq; revised TSI skills to ‘D’
LNWK 2271 Principles of Power Transmission (2-1-3) - Removed LNWK 1241 course prereq

Decison/Action:
Jonathan Buckstead move to accept Utility Lineworker award changes to add the internship as an elective. Second by James Friedrichsen. Motion approved.

Committee requested that all award plan revisions be returned to the next meeting in a format that made changes easily identified.

Ron Johns moved to accept proposed changes to Electronics courses. Committee requested LNWK 1211 course descripton be revised to add a statement regarding safety equipment being provided and about orientation. Second by Ron Johns. Motion approved.

Item # 23:
Visual Communication
Presenter
Gail Bayeta
Discussion
Discussion:
Gail Bayeta explained proposed to add two new courses (ARTV 1402 and ARTV 2479) and to revise seven courses to adjustment prerequisites. ARTV 1491 new topic course, Introduction to Maya, was proposed.

Add:
ARTV 1402 Introduction to Technical Animation & Rendering (4-3-3)
ARTV 2479 3D Animation IV (4-3-3)

Revise
ARTC 2401 Illustration Techniques II (4-3-3) – revised prerequisites to ARTC 1409, ARTC 1421, ARTC 1353 and ARTC 2440.
ARTV 1451 Digital Video (4-3-3) – revised prerequisites to ARTC 1402 OR ARTV 1472.
ARTV 1491 Special topics in Visual and Performing Arts (4-3-3) –
Adding topic: Introduction to Maya
ARTV 2430 2D Animation II (4-3-3) – revised prerequisites to ARTV 2401 and ARTV 2370.
ARTV 2474 2D Project (4-3-3) – revised TSI skill codes to O, special approval
MOTG 1471 Post Production for Digital Media (4-3-3) – revised prerequisites to ARTV 1451 and ARTV 1211.
MOTG 1473 Motion Graphics I (4-3-3) – revised prerequisites to MOTG 1471 and ARTC 1305.
MOTG 2471 Motion Graphics II (4-3-3) – revised prerequisites to MOTG 1473, MOTG 2470 and MUSC 1391.

Decision/Action:
Regina Swearingen moved to accept course additions and course revisions. Second by James Friedrichsen. Motion approved.
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