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Curriculum and Programs Committee
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Meeting Minutes

Current Status of Minutes: Final
Date
February 25, 2011
Time
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location
201.0/HBC

Members Present
Hector Aguilar, Nina Almasy, Catherine Angell, Robert Bermea, Jonathan Buckstead, Sophia Downing, James Friedrichsen, Lyman Grant, Ronald Johns, Mary Kohls, Merryl Patterson, Charles Quinn, Gaye Lynn Scott, Regina Swearengin
Guests Present
Amanda Karel, Bill Rainey, Eileen Klein, Gale Spear, Gary Hampton, Glen Hunt, Grant Potts, James Heath, James Heath, Linda Kluck, Norma Mercado, Pamela Powell, Pedro Barrera, Richard Bill Evans, Robert Rogers, Sean Moran, Ted Hadzi-Antich, Warren Heatwole

Item # 1:
Chair Report
Presenter
Discussion
Gaye Lynn Scott chaired meeting.

Item # 2:
Core Curriculum
Presenter
Grant Potts, Jim Heath
Discussion
Discussion:
Grant and Jim proposed course additions to the Core Curriculum List.

Add:
Natural Sciences
ASTR 1404 Solar Astronomy with Lab
Humanities
PHIL 1304 Introduction to Comparative Religion
PHIL 1316 History of Eastern Religions
PHIL 1317 History of Western Religions

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve by Cathy Angell, second by Charles Quinn. Approved.

Item # 3:
Child Development
Presenter
Gale Spear
Discussion
Discussion:
Gale proposed a course addition. The course is part of the preparation for the CDA Training Program.

Add:
CDEC 1241 CDA Preparation for Assessment (2-2-0)

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve by Jonathan Buckstead, second by Robert Bermea. Approved.

Item # 4:
Jewelry
Presenter
Richard Bill Evans
Discussion
Discussion:
Bill proposed changes to Jewelry course prerequisites and course capacities. One course title change and two new topics were also proposed.

Modify:
HRGY 1417 Applied Jewelry Practices (4-3-3). Prerequisite change to HRGY 1401.
HRGY 1441 Stonesetting I (4-3-3). Prerequisite change to HRGY 1401; capacity change 10 to 8.
HRGY 1448 Jewelry Repair/Fabrication I (4-3-3). Prerequisite change to HRGY 1401; capacity change 10 to 8.
HRGY 1491 Special Topics in Watchmaking and Jewelrymaking (4-3-3). Title was Special Topics in Watch, Clock and Jewelry Repairer
Adding topic Drawing for Jewelry Design
Adding topic Marketing for Jewelers; capacity change 10 to 8
HRGY 2430 Chasing and Repoussage (4-3-3). Prerequisite change to HRGY 1401; capacity change 10 to 8.

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve by Jonathan Buckstead, second by Robert Bermea. Approved.

Item # 5:
Building Construction Technology
Presenter
Pamela Powell
Discussion
Discussion:
Pamela proposed two new courses, modifications to 21 courses to revise or remove course prerequisites, skill codes updates on seven courses, addition of one new topic course, expiration two topic courses, and the expiration of three additional courses.

Add:
CNBT 2305 Building and Contracting (3-3-0)
FRNL 1301 Occupational Specific Foreign Language (3-3-0)

Modify:
CNBT 1342 Building Codes and Inspections (3-3-0). Revising course prerequisites to CNBT 1402, CNBT 1411, CNBT 1413, CRPT 1415 or department approval.
CNBT 1359 Project Scheduling (3-3-0). Revising course prerequisites to CNBT 1402, CNBT 1411, CNBT 1413, CRPT 1415, or department approval.
CNBT 1391 Special Topics in Construction/Building Technology/Technician (3-3-0) - Expire Topic: Construction Spanish (effective 211U000)
CNBT 1413 Concrete I (4-3-3). Removing course prerequisites.
CNBT 1446 Construction Estimating I (4-3-3). Removing course prerequisites CNBT-1411.
CNBT 1491 Special Topics in Construction/Building Technology/Technician (4-3-3). Removed course prerequisites and skill code (math).
CNBT 2280 Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician (2-0-8). Removed CNBT 1411 course prerequisite, added published note ‘department approval recommended’.
CNBT 2342 Construction Management I (3-3-0). Revised course prerequisites, removed skill code (math).
CNBT 2344 Construction Management II (3-3-0). Revising course prerequisite to CNBT 2342; removed course prerequisite CNBT 1411.
CNBT 2417 Greenbuilding (4-3-3). Removed course prerequisite: CNBT 1411.
CNBT 2435 Computer-Aided Construction Scheduling (4-3-3). Revised course prerequisites to CNBT 1359; removed prerequisite CNBT 2332.
CNBT 2437 Construction Estimating II (4-3-3). Removed skill code.
CRPT 1291 Special Topics in Carpentry (2-1-2). Removed course prerequisite and math skill code.
CRPT 1411 Conventional Roof Systems (4-3-3). Removed skill code; removed course prerequisites CNBT 1411 and CRPT 1415.
CRPT 1415 Conventional Wall Systems (4-3-3). Removed course prerequisites.
CRPT 1441 Conventional Exterior Finish Systems (4-3-3). Removed course prerequisites CNBT 1411 and removed skill code (math).
CRPT 1445 Conventional Interior Finish Systems (4-3-3). Removed skill code (math) and removed course prerequisite CNBT 1411.
CRPT 1491 Special Topics in Carpentry (4-3-3). Removed course prerequisite CNBT 1411.
OSHT 1305 OSHA Regulations - Construction Industry (3-3-0). Revised course prerequisites to CNBT 1402, CNBT 1411, CNBT 1413, CRPT 1415; added published note ‘department approval recommended’.
WDWK 1191 Special Topics in Cabinet Maker and Millworker (1-0-2). Removed course prerequisite CNBT 1411. Added published note department approval recommended.
WDWK 1291 Special Topics in Cabinet Maker and Millworker (2-1-2). Removed course prerequisite CNBT 1411; removed skill code (math); added published note 'Department approval recommended.'
WDWK 1491 Special Topics in Cabinet Maker and Millworker (4-3-3). Revised course prerequisites to WDWK 1400, WDWK 1413, WDWK 2405; retired topic Furniture Construction (effective 211U000); added topic Furniture and Cabinet Construction (effective 211F000).
WDWK 2405 Intermediate Woodworking (4-3-3). Revised prerequisites to 'WDWK 1400 OR WDWK 1413' from 'WDWK 1400 and WDWK 1413'.

Expire:
CNBT 1371 Construction/Building Technology/Technician/Business Management (3-3-0) – effective 211U000
CRPT 2435 OSHA Regulations -- Construction Industry (4-3-3). Expiration effective 211U000.
OSHT 1405 Metal Wall Systems (4-3-3). Expiration effective 211U000.

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve new courses, approve course changes and approve course expirations by Regina Swearingen, second by Lyman Grant. Approved.

Action Required:
Warren Heatwole - Provide student evaluation information on course additions by 3/25/2011
Warren Heatwole - Return with award plan changes on 3/25/2011

Item # 6:
Photography
Presenter
Gary Hampton
Discussion
Discussion:
Gary proposed a modification to the PHTC 1343 course prerequisites.

Modify:
PHTC 1343 Expressive Photography (3-1-6). Revised prerequisite PHTC 1345 or PHTC 1353 or 18 hours in the Photographic Technology Department.

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve by Mary Kohls, second by Jonathan Buckstead. Approved.

Item # 7:
Surgical Technology
Presenter
Pedro Barrera
Discussion
Discussion:
Pedro proposed change to SRGT 1442 course prerequisites.

Modify:
SRGT 1442 Surgical Procedures II (4-4-0). Changed prerequisites to “HPRS 2300, SRGT 1441, SRGT 1660, and one MATH course from MATH 1314, MATH 1324, MATH 1332, MATH 1333, or MATH 1342.”

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve by Regina Swearingen, second by James Friedrichsen. Approved.

Item # 8:
Health Information Technology
Presenter
Norma Mercado
Discussion
Discussion:
Norma proposed a course sequencing change in the AAS Health Information Technology.

Revise Award:
AAS Health Information Technology (switching courses between semesters)

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve by Regina Swearingen, second by Jonathan Buckstead. Approved.

Item # 9:
Emergency Medical Services Professions
Presenter
Regina Swearingen, Eileen Klein
Discussion
Discussion:
Eileen proposed changes to course prerequisites for three EMSP courses.

Modify:
EMSP 2444 Cardiology (4-3-3). Adding EMSP 1355 to prerequisites.
EMSP 2352 Emergency Medical Services Research (3-3-0). Removed EMSP 1355 and EMSP 1261 from prerequisites.
EMSP 2434 Medical Emergencies (4-3-4). Adding EMSP 1261 to prerequisites.

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve by James Friedrichsen, second by Jonathan Buckstead. Approved.

Item # 10:
Drama
Presenter
Lyman Grant
Discussion
Discussion:
Lyman proposed the addition of an insurance fee for DRAM 2352.

Modify:
DRAM 2352 Acting IV for Film and Television (3-3-2). Adding insurance fee

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve by James Friedrichsen, second by Jonathan Buckstead. Approved.

Item # 11:
Arts
Presenter
Lyman Grant
Discussion
Discussion:
Lyman proposed prerequisite revision on ARTS 1312 and a course addition to the Arts Associate award.

Modify:
ARTS 1312 Design II (3-2-4). Change prerequisites to ARTS 1311 or ARTS 2348.

Revise Award:
Arts AA – Add ARTS 2348 course option to Semester II

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve by James Friedrichsen, second by Jonathan Buckstead. Approved.

Item # 12:
Computer Information Technology
Presenter
Mary Kohls
Discussion

Item # 12:
Computer Information Technology
Presenter
Mary Kohls
Discussion
Discussion:
Mary proposed the additional of one new course, expiration of COSC 1300, and COSC 1301 modification. Award plan modifications replaced COSC 1300 with COSC 1301.

Add:
GAME 1394 Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects (3-3-1) and topic: Programming Mobile Devices

Expire:
COSC 1300 Introduction to Computing (3-3-1)

Modify:
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing (3-2-2). Modified course description, content.

Modify Awards:
Computer Programming - Web Programming Specialization AAS Degree
Computer Programming AAS Degree
Local Area Network Systems -- Network Administration AAS Degree
Local Area Network Systems -- Network Administration Certificate
Local Area Network Systems -- Security Administration Specialization AAS Degree
MicroComputer Applications - Applications AAS Degree
Web Developer Specialist Certificate
Computer Information Technology Database Certificate
Computer Programming - C++ Track Certificate
Computer Programming - Java Track Certificate
Computer Programming - Software Testing Specialization AAS Degree
Computer Programming - Software Testing Certificate
Computer Programming - Game and Visualization Programming Specialization

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve new course GAME 1394 by James Friedrichsen, second by Lyman Grant. Approved.
Motion to approve course expiration and award plan changes by Gina Swearingen, second by James Friedrichsen. Approved.

Item # 13:
Visual Communication
Presenter
Bill Rainey
Discussion
Discussion:
Bill presented the Visual Communication proposal with two course additions, six course modifications, and Interactive Media Technology award revisions.

Add:
ARTV 1302 Introduction to Technical Animation and Rendering (3-2-4)
IMED 2457 Interactive Digital Media III (4-3-3)

Modify:
ARTC 1417 Design Communication I (4-3-3). Modifying prerequisites to ARTC 1310, and ARTC 2417 or ARTC 1427.
IMED 1441 Interface Design (4-3-3). Modify prerequisite to IMED 1471.
IMED 1471 Component Based Design I (4-3-3). Modify prerequisites to ARTS 1402 and GRPH 1359 or ARTC 1459.
IMED 2451 Digital Media Programming (4-3-3). Modify prerequisites to IMED 2415, IMED 2459.
IMED 2459 Interactive Web Elements (4-3-3). Modify prerequisites to IMED 1416,
IMED 2471 Component Based Design II (4-3-3). Modify prerequisites to IMED 1471, IMED 2451.

Modify Awards:
Interactive Media Technology AAS
Interactive Media Technology Certificate

The Interactive Media Technology AAS and Level II certificate are being revised to better prepare students to enter the workforce, as recommended by the industry advisory committee. The following 6 items comprise these changes:

1) Remove: GRPH 1359 Vector Graphics, ARTC 2405 Digital Imaging II, IMED 1270 Business of Design, IMED 2472 Interactive Technology Capstone, and the restricted elective from the AAS and certificate.
2) Add: ARTV 1451 Digital Video; IMED 2459 Interactive Web Elements; IMED 2415 Web Page Design II; IMED 2457 Interactive Digital Media III; and IMED 2411 Portfolio Development to the AAS and certificate.
3) Add: MATH 1333 or MATH 1314; ARTV 1451 Digital Video; IMED 2459 Interactive Web Elements; IMED 2415 Web Page Design II; IMED 2457 Interactive Digital Media III; IMED 2411 Portfolio Development to the AAS.
Decisions/Actions:
Committee rejected course modifications for IMED 1441 Interface Design (4-3-3) and IMED 1471 Component Based Design I (4-3-3).

Motion to approve addition of ARTV 1302, IMED 2457; to approve ARTC 1417, IMED 2451, IMED 2459, IMED 2471 course modifications; and to approve changes to the Interactive Media Technology AAS and Certificate by Cathy Angell, second by Jonathan Buckstead. Approved.

Item # 14:
Architectural and Engineering Computer Aided Design
Presenter
Jeffrey Muhammad
Discussion
Discussion:
Jeffrey proposed a course prerequisite revision for DFTG 1493.

Modify:
DFTG 1493 Special Topics in Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD (4-3-3). Revised prerequisite to DFTG 1413.

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve by James Friedrichsen, second by Jonathan Buckstead. Approved.

Item # 15:
Geographic Information Systems
Presenter
Sean Moran
Discussion
Discussion:
Sean presented a new GIS course, a course expiration, and modifications to the GIS AAS and Certificate Level 2.

Add:
GISC 2479 Geospatial Data Management (4-3-3)

Expire:
GISC 2411 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications (4-3-3)

Modify Awards:
Geographic Information Systems AAS
GIS Level 2 Certificate

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve by Jonathan Buckstead, second by Cathy Angell. Approved.

Item # 16:
Government
Presenter
Glen Hunt, Ted Hadzi-Antich
Discussion
Discussion:
Glen and Ted presented a new unique needs Government course.

Add:
GOVT 2370 Introduction to Political Theory (3-3-0). Unique needs.

Decision/Actions:
Motion to approve by Regina Swearingen, second by James Friedrichsen. Approved.

Item # 17:
Next Meeting
Presenter
Discussion
March 25, 2011
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
201.0/HBC
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