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MINUTES OF THE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MEETING

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES


HIBBARD HUMANTIES HALL 231

OCTOBER 25
, 20
1
2


Present:
L. Bao,
M.
Cassidy,
M. Hoffman,
J. Hupy,

S. Kahlow,

J. Kraker
,
L. Rice
, J. Stirm
.


Guests: L. Carlson,
J. Johnson,
D.
Lonzarich
, E. Weiher
.


Meeting called to order by

Chair
Stirm

at
3
:
3
2

p.m.


1.
It was moved and seconded to approve Items
15
-
23c

en masse
. Motion CARRIED
8
-
0
.



15.

ESL 125 Cross
-
Culture Talk for ESL Students, 2 crs

(CHANGE OF CREDIT HOURS, REPEATABILITY, COURSE COMPONENTS, AND



TIMETABLE/OUTLINE)

16.

ESL 135 Focus on Reading and Writing, 5 crs (NEW COURSE)

17.

ESL 140 Beginning Pronunciation, 3 crs (NEW COURSE)

18.

ESL 150 Exploring Regional Culture and Histo
ry for ESL Learners, 2 crs (CHANGE OF CREDIT HOURS, REPEATABILITY, COURSE



COMPONENTS, AND TIMETABLE/OUTLINE)

19.

ESL 191 Beginning Special Topics for ESL Learners, 3 crs (NEW COURSE)

20.

ESL 205 Introduction to Academic Reading and Writing, 5 crs (
NEW COURSE)

21.

ESL 305 Advanced Academic Writing, 3 crs (CHANGE OF CREDIT HOURS, CATALOG DESCRIPTION, REPEATABILITY, COURSE



COMPONENTS, WHEN OFFERED, AND TIMETABLE/OUTLINE)

22.

ESL 315 Advanced Pronunciation, 3 crs (NEW COURSE)

23.
a

CHEM 455 Biochemistry Laboratory II, 2 crs (DROP FROM CURRICULUM)


b.
ESL 115 Developing College Vocabulary for Non
-
Native Speakers of English, 2 crs

(DROP FROM CURRICULUM)


c.
ESL 175 Skill Building for the TOEFL Test, 2 crs

(DROP FROM CURRICULUM)


2.
Minutes of the meeting of
October 18
, 2012

were approved as circulated.


3.
It was moved and seconded to approve Items
3
-
14

en masse
.

Motion CARRIED
8
-
0
.



3.

BIOL 221 Foundations of Biology I, 4 crs (NEW COURSE)

4.

BIOL 222 Foundations of Biology II, 3 crs (NEW COURSE)

5.

BIOL 223 Foundations of Biological Inquiry, 2 crs (NEW COURSE)

6.

BIOL 318 Plant Form and Function, 4 crs (NEW COURSE)

7.

BIOL 319 Animal Form and Function, 4 crs (NEW COURSE)

8.

BIOL 328 Conservati
on Biology, 3 crs (CHANGE OF CREDIT HOURS, CATEGORIZATION, ENROLLMENT RESTRICTION, CATALOG


DESCRIPTION, SPECIAL COURSE FEES, PREREQUISITES, COURSE COMPONENTS, WHEN OFFERED, FIELD TRIP


REQUIREMENT, PEDAGOGICAL METHODS, RESOURCES, AND TIMETABLE/OUTLINE)

9.

BIOL 335 Theoretical and Applied Ecology, 4 crs (NEW COURSE)

10.

BIOL 336 Terrestrial Ecology, 4 crs (NEW COURSE)

11.

BIOL 337 Physiological Ecology, 4 crs (NEW COURSE)

12.

BIOL 353 Biotechnology, 3 crs (CHANGE OF PREREQUISITES)

13.

BIOL 386 Biology Resea
rch Methods, 3 crs (NEW COURSE)

14.

BIOL 392 Horticultural Botany, 3 crs (CHANGE OF PREREQUISITES)


4
.
It was mov
ed and seconded to approve BIOL
528 Conservation Biology, 3 crs (CHANGE OF CREDIT HOURS, CATEGORIZATION,


ENROLLMENT RESTRICTION,
CATALOG

DESCRIPTION, SPECIAL COURSE FEES, PREREQUISITES, COURSE COMPONENTS,


WHEN OFFERED, FIELD TRIP REQUIREMENT, PEDAGOGICAL METHODS, RESOURCES, AND TIMETABLE/OUTLINE)
.
Motion


CARRIED
7
-
0
.



5.
It was moved and seconded to approve Ite
ms
24
-
31

en masse
. Motion CARRIED
8
-
0
.



24.

P
roposed revision
s

to the Core Requirements for All Biology Majors

25.

P
roposed revision
s

to the Comprehensive Major: Biology, Liberal Arts Ecology and Environmental Biology Emphasis (Code 080
-
001)

26.

P
ropos
ed revision
s

to the Comprehensive Major: Biology, Liberal Arts Microbiology Emphasis (Code 080
-
002)

27.

P
roposed revision
s

to the Comprehensive Major: Biology, Liberal Arts Organismal Biology Emphasis (Code 080
-
003)

28.

P
roposed revision
s

to the Major:

Biology, Liberal Arts (Code 080
-
203)

29.

P
roposed revision
s

to the Minor: Biology, General

Liberal Arts (Code 080
-
4
01
)

30.

P
roposed revision
s

to the Comprehensive Major: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Liberal Arts (Code 090
-
001)

31.

Proposed revisions

to the Minor: Pre
-
Professional Health Science, Liberal Arts (Code 709
-
400)


6.
It was moved and seconde
d to approve AIS 444 Theory and Methodologies in American Indian Studies, 3 crs (NEW COURSE).

Motion


CARRIED
8
-
0
.


7.
It was moved and seconded to approve Items
2 and
23a

en masse
. Motion CARRIED
7
-
0
.


2.

AIS 644 Theory and Methodologies in American Indian Studies, 3 crs (NEW COURSE)

23.
a

CHEM 655 Biochemistry Laboratory II, 2 crs (DROP FROM CURRICULUM)


Meeting adjourned at
3:54

p.m.


Respectfully submitted,




Margaret L. Cassidy

Secretary


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