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Curriculum and Programs Committee
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Meeting Minutes

Current Status of Minutes: Final
Date
November 19, 2010
Time
TBA
Location
301.0/HBC

Members Present
Nina Almasy, Catherine Angell, Robert Bermea, Jonathan Buckstead, James Friedrichsen, Ronald Johns, Mary Kohls, Michael Midgley, Merryl Patterson, Luanne Preston, Charles Quinn, Gaye Lynn Scott, Jerry Shepperd
Guests Present
Alberto Quinonez, Amanda Karel, Bill Woodhull, Caryn Newburger, Erika Domatti, Gail Bayeta, John McMinn, Linda Kluck, Linda Welsh, Mary Corredor, Michelle Costanzo, Missi Patterson, Norma Jacobs, Reed Peoples, Robert Rogers, Wendy Lym

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

Item # 2:
English
Presenter
Wendy Lym, Caryn Newburger
Discussion
Discussion:
Wendy Lym and Caryn Newburger discussed recent changes to the minimum entry requirements for admission to ENGL 1301. This item was approved at Academic Council on 6/4/2010.

Modify:
ENGL 1301 English Composition I (3-3-0) adding non-course prerequisites

Decision/Action:
Gaye Lynn Scott moved to approve changes to ENGL 1301 course non-course prerequisites (COMPASS cut score). Second by James Friedrichsen. Motion approved.

Item # 3:
Foreign Language
Presenter
John McMinn
Discussion
Discussion:
Cathy Angell presentated request to revise course capacities and to revise the Foreign Language AA to incorporate ENGL 2311.

Modify:
RUSS 1511 Russian I changing cap 26 to 28
LATI 1511 Latin I changing cap 26 to 28

Modify Award:
Foreign Language AA adding ENGL 2311 as course option

Decision/Action:
Jonathan Buckstead moved to approve course capacity changes and modification of the Foreign Language AA. Second by Robert Bermea. Motion approved.

Item # 4:
English as a Second Language
Presenter
Mary Corredor, Erika Domatti
Discussion
Discussion:
Mary Corredor proposed changes to ESOL course titles to make them easier for students to understand.

Modify all course titles:
ESOL-0320 Introduction to Writing & Grammar for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0) becomes Writing and Grammar 1 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0321 ESOL High Beginning L1 ASL for Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (3-4-0) becomes L1 ASL Grammar 1 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0322 ESOL Low Intermediate L1 ASL for Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (3-4-0) becomes L1 ASL Grammar 2 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0323 High Beginning Writing and Grammar for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-1) becomes Writing and Grammar 2 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0324 Low Intermediate Writing & Grammar for Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (3-4-0) becomes Writing and Grammar 3 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0325 High Intermediate Writing and Grammar for Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (3-4-0) becomes Writing and Grammar 4 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0326 Advanced Writing and Grammar for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0) becomes Writing and Grammar 5 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0327 ESOL High Intermediate L1 ASL Grammar for Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (3-4-0) becomes L1 ASL Grammar 3 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0328 ESOL Advanced L1 ASL Grammar for Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (3-4-0) becomes L1 ASL Grammar 4 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0331 High Beginning Reading & Vocabulary for Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (3-4-0) becomes Reading and Vocabulary 2 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0332 Low Intermediate Reading and Vocabulary for Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (3-4-0) becomes Reading and Vocabulary 3 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0333 High Intermediate Reading and Vocabulary for Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (3-4-0) becomes Reading and Vocabulary 4 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0334 Advanced Reading and Vocabulary for Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (3-4-0) becomes Reading and Vocabulary 5 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESOL-0340 Introduction to Oral Communication (3-4-0) becomes Oral Communication 1
ESOL-0341 High Beginning Oral Communication (3-4-0) becomes Oral Communication 2
ESOL-0342 Low Intermediate Oral Communication (3-4-0) becomes Oral Communication 3
ESOL-0343 High Intermediate Oral Communication (3-4-0) becomes Oral Communication 4
ESOL-0344 Advanced Oral Communication (3-4-0) becomes Oral Communication 5
ESOL-0360 Introduction to English Reading & Vocabulary (3-4-0) becomes Reading and
Vocabulary 1
ESOL-0361 High Beginning Reading & Vocabulary (3-4-0) becomes Reading and Vocabulary 2
ESOL-0362 Low Intermediate Reading & Vocabulary (3-4-0) becomes Reading and Vocabulary 3
ESOL-0363 High Intermediate Reading Vocabulary (3-4-0) becomes Reading and Vocabulary 4
ESOL-0364 Advanced Reading and Vocabulary (3-4-0) becomes Reading and Vocabulary 5
ESOL-0380 Introduction to English Writing & Grammar (3-4-0) becomes Writing and Grammar 1
ESOL-0381 High Beginning Writing & Grammar ESL (3-4-0) becomes Writing and Grammar 2
ESOL-0382 Low Intermediate Writing & Grammar (3-4-0) becomes Writing and Grammar 3
ESOL-0383 High Intermediate Writing & Grammar (3-4-0) becomes Writing and Grammar 4
ESOL-0384 Advanced Writing and Grammar (3-4-0) becomes Writing and Grammar 5

Decision/Action:
Luanne Preston moved to approve course title changes. Second by Jerry Shepperd. Motion approved.

Item # 5:
Psychology
Presenter
Missi Patterson
Discussion
Discussion:
Missi Patterson proposed a change to PSYC 2314 course desciprtion and outcomes and a course capacity change to PSYC 2316.

Modify:
PSYC 2314 Human Growth and Development (3-3-0) Course description and course outcomes modified to meet WECM changes. Includes adding information on alignment of course content with State Board requirements.
PSYC 2316 Personality (3-3-0). Capacity change 36 to 24.

Decision/Action:
Mary Kohls moved to approve changes to PSYC 2314 and PSYC 2316. Second by Cathy Angell. Motion approved.

Item # 6:
Accounting
Presenter
Norma Jacobs
Discussion
Discussion:
Norma Jacobs and Reed Peoples presented request to add lab component to ACNT 1372 Accounting Theory with no additonal fees.

Add:
ACNT 1372 Accounting Theory (3-3-1)

Decision/Action:
Ron Johns moved to approve addition of lab component to ACNT 1372. Second by Nina Almasy. Motion approved.

Item # 7:
Hospitality Management
Presenter
Michelle Costanzo
Discussion
Discussion:
Michael proposed additional of HAMG 1342 Guiest Room Management.

Add:
HAMG 1342 Guest Room Management (3-3-0)

Modify
Hospitality Management Certificate (23 SCH to 26 SCH)
Hospitality Management Hotel and Lodging Specialization AAS (added HAMG 1324, moved course)

Decision/Action:
Cathy Angel moved to accept HAMG 1342 course addition and modified award plans Hospitality Managerment Certificate and Hospitality Management--Hotel and Lodging Specialization AAS. Second by James Friedrichsen. Motion approved.

Item # 8:
Electronics and Advanced Technologies
Presenter
Alberto Quinonez
Discussion
Discussion:
Revising award plans effective 211S000:
Automation, Robotics and Controls Technology Specialization AAS revised 70 SCH to 69 SCH; changed capstone course and removed internship in Semester V
Bioinstrumentation Technology Specialization AAS revised 71 SCH to 70 SCH; replaced courses in Semester III and V; changed capstone course and removed internship in Semester V
Bioinstrumentation Technology Specialization Certificate remains 39 SCH; replaced courses in Semester II and III; changed capstone course in Semester III
Power Technology Specialization AAS revised 72 SCH to 71 SCH; re-sequenced courses in Semester I and III; removed internship in Semester V
Power Technology Specialization Certificate revised 41 SCH to 39 SCH; re-sequenced courses in Semester I and III; removed course in Semester III
Renewable Energy Specialization AAS revised 72 SCH to 71 SCH; removed internship in Semester V
Renewable Energy Specialization Certificate revised 35 SCH to 34 SCH; replaced courses in Semester II and III; changed capstone course in Semester III

Decision/Action:
Charles Quinn moved to approve modifications to Electronics and Advanced Technologies AAS and Certificate awards after the committee receives confirmation of approvals from each program's advisory committee to the capstone changes in the Electronics and Advanced Technologies awards; verification of approvals will be sent to the committee by Alberto Quinonez . Second by James Friedrichsen. Motion approved.

Item # 9:
Visual Communication
Presenter
Gail Bayeta
Discussion
Discussion:
Gail presented modifications to ARTC 2335 and ARTC 2472.

Revise:
ARTC 2335 Portfolio Development for Graphic Design was 3-2-4, now 3-2-3, effective 211S
ARTC 2472 Pre-Certification for Graphics Arts 4-3-3 modified course prereqs to ARTC 2405, ARTC 2413, and GRPH 1359.

Decision/Action:
Jonathan Buckstead moved to approve modifications to ARTC 2335 and ARTC 2472 course changes. Second by James Friedrichsen. Motion approved.

Item # 10:
Child Care and Development
Presenter
Linda Welsh
Discussion
Discussion:
Linda explained that proposed course description changes include inforamtion on alignment with State Board standards and revised field experience statements.

Modify descriptions to match WECM changes. Revise
CDEC 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience)
CDEC 1303 Families, School and Communities (3-3-1)
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 1359 Children with Special Needs (3-3-1)
CDEC 1413 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs (4-3-3)
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 2166 Practicum (or Field Experience) -- Child Care Provider/Assistant II (1-0-8)
CDEC 2341 The School Age Child (3-3-1)
CDEC 2407 Math and Science for Early Childhood (4-3-3)
TECA 1303 Families, School and Communities (3-3-1)
TECA 1311 Educating Young Children (3-3-1)
TECA 1318 Wellness of the Young Child (3-3-1)

Decision/Action:
Cathy Angell moved to approve modifications to CDEC /TECA courses. Second by Jonathan Buckstaed. Motion approved.

Item # 11:
Photographic Technology
Presenter
Bill Woodhull
Discussion
Discussion:
Bill proposed updates to existing Photography awards. People-Portrait award is being changed to Portrait-Wedding Specialization AAS. Three additional specializations are proposed.

Modify:
Photography Technology Advertising-Fashion Specialization AAS - 71 SCH
Photographic Technology People-Portrait Focus AAS becomes Portrait-Wedding Specialization AAS 71 SCH

Add new specializations:
Photographic Technology Editorial Photography Specialization AAS 71 SCH
Photography Technology Photographic Artist Specialization AAS 70 SCH
Photographic Technology Visual Mixed Media Specialization AAS 70 SCH

Decision/Action:
Cathy Angell moved to approve modifications to Photograhic Technology AAS awards and to accept three new AAS specializations. Second by Charles Quinn. Motion approved.
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