Minutes 11-6-2002

CURRICULUM GEN/ED COMMITTEE of the
EDUCATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL
MINUTES
November 6, 2002
SYLVANIA CAMPUS, CC BLDG, SPRUCE ROOM
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 

Members Present (X)

X Kenny Adair, SY CC 216 X Diane Kamali, CA SC 206 X Angela Berdahl, RC 3/201
X Jeff Josifek, CA JH 202 X Nancy Bennani, SY SS 215   Porter Raper, CA SC 206
X Holli Adams, CA SC 206 (temp assign) X Pam Kessinger, RC 2/245 X Kendra Cawley, RC 7/202
X Dieterich Steinmetz, SY HT 305 X Mike Cleghorn, CA JH 202 X Jody Taylor, SY HT 318
X Vinh T. Do, SY CC 216 X Rowan Wolf, SY SS 217 X Karen Jolly, Chair, SY SS 215
  Joe Wright, WCWTC 1506        

 

Non-Voting Support Members Present (X)

X Cheryl Kolbe, RC 2/122a X Guy Sievert, SY CC 232 X Susan Wilson, CA SSB 116
  Amy Alday-Murray, RC 2/123d X Sally Stilwell, RC 2/123d    

 

Guests:

Sharon Anthony; Rhonda Kingstad; Russell Eng; Linda McFarland; Larry Galizio; Consuela Romanski; Sara Gogol; Kristine Shmakov; Susan Haigler; David Stout; Scott Huff; Steve Ward; Holly King

Voting Note: Unless otherwise noted, all recommended curriculum requests have been agreed upon unanimously.

 

New Business:

59. CIVIL/MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM REVISION

Requested Implementation Term: 200302

RECOMMENDED

Note: This revision is approved for the AAS degree in CET and MET as well as the One year certificate in CET and MET.

60. CMET 223 PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE CREDIT CHANGE

Proposed: 3 lec, 3 cr

Formerly: 2 lec, 2 lec/lab, 3 cr

Requested Implementation Term: 200304

RECOMMENDED with stipulation that, through the email process, the Curriculum Committee will see the change in the learning outcomes

61. CMET 233 COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN III - CET COURSE PREREQUISITE CHANGE

Proposed: CMET 113; DRF 241

Formerly: CMET 113

Requested Implementation Term: 200302

RECOMMENDED

62. CMET 237 CAD ELECTIVE MET NEW COURSE

2 lec, 2 lec/lab, 3 cr

Presents advanced topics in mechanical/manufacturing engineering oriented computer aided design and drawing meeting industry standards. Prerequisites: CMET 113; DRF 241

Requested Implementation Term: 200304

RECOMMENDED with change in title to: Computer Aided Design III-MET

63. CMET 254 CIVIL/MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR NEW COURSE

1 lec, 1 cr

Topics include information on finding employment in the civil/mechanical/manufacturing industry, writing resumes, and interviewing.

30 character title for student transcript: Civil/Mechanical Engr Tech Sem

Requested Implementation Term: 200304

RECOMMENDED

64. MTH 232 ELEMENTS OF DISCRETE MATHEMATICS II NEW COURSE, REQUEST

FOR GEN ED, AAOT B LIST DESIGNATION

4 lec, 4 cr.

Second term of a survey course that continues with topics from Discrete Mathematics. Topics include: direct proof and counterexample, probability, combinatorics, cardinality, and algorithms. Prerequisite: MTH 231.

30 character title for student transcript: Elements of Discrete Math II

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

RECOMMENDED with note that students will not get credit for both (CS 251and 252); and (MTH 231and MTH 232)

65. GER 201, 202, 203 SECOND YEAR GERMAN COURSE CREDIT CHANGE

Proposed: 5 lec, 5 cr

Formerly: 4 lec, 4 cr

Requested Implementation Term: 200304

RECOMMENDED contingent upon the inactivation of GER 250 and 251. Also the committee needs to see the change in the learning outcomes before the course is entered into the Banner system.

66. ENG 215 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE OF THE HOLOCAUST NEW COURSE

REQUEST FOR GENERAL EDUCATION, AAOT A LIST, CULTURAL DIVERSITY

DESIGNATION

Explores a range of writings on the experience of the Holocaust during World War

Two and its aftermath. Considers memoirs, fiction, poetry, films, and literary nonfiction by survivors and others in relation to the historical context of the Holocaust.

Requested Implementation Term: 200302

RECOMMENDED.

Note: This course will be added to the AAOT A list in Literature under the specified area Three terms chosen from specifically.

COMMITTEE VOTE: 13 yes, 1 abstention

67. SP 228 RHETORIC OF THE MEDIA REQUEST FOR AAOT LIST A

RECOMMENDED

68. SP 100, 112, 130, 140, 215, 217, 228, 237 - REQUEST TO TRANSFER THESE COURSES FROM AAOT LIST B TO AAOT LIST A

RECOMMENDED with stipulation that SP 100 be eliminated from the Interpersonal Communication sequence cluster and not included on the A list.

Cluster choices (classes can be taken out of sequence):

Interpersonal Communication SP 140, 237, 215

Persuasive Discourse SP 112, 217, 228

Business Communication SP 130, 215, 237

COMMITTEE VOTE: 12 yes, 2 opposed

69. GE 102 ENGINEERING GRAPHICS PREREQUISITE CHANGE

Proposed: Placement in MTH 251; Prerequisite or Concurrent: WR 115

Current: GE 101

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

RECOMMENDED

70. GE 226 PLANE SURVEYING PREREQUISITE CHANGE REQUEST

Proposed: GE 101, 102

Current: GE 102

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

RECOMMENDED

71. GE 262 MANUFACTURING PROCESSES PREREQUISITE CHANGE REQUEST

Proposed: GE 101, 102

Current: GE 102

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

RECOMMENDED

72. SON 114 OBSTETRICAL AND GYNECOLOGICAL SONOGRAPHY I CREDIT/CONTACT

HOUR CHANGE, PREREQUISITE CHANGE, COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE

Credit/contact hour change: 3 lec, 3 cr

Prerequisite change: Admission to the Medical Sonography program required

Course description change: Obstetrical and gynecological sonographic protocols will be studied. Emphasizes identification and imaging of normal anatomy and physiology of the female reproductive system and fetus during various developmental stages. Admission to the Medical Sonography program required.

Formerly: 3 lec, 2 lec/lab, 4 cr; Prerequisite: SON 113

Course Description: Obstetrical and gynecological sonographic protocols will be studied and practiced in lab. Emphasis is placed on identification and imaging of normal anatomy and physiology of the female reproductive system and fetus during various developmental stages. Prerequisite: SON 113.

Requested Implementation Term: Winter 2003

RECOMMENDED with stipulation that, through the email process, the Curriculum Committee will see the change in the learning outcomes.

73. SON 215 OBSTETRICAL AND GYNECOLOGICAL SONOGRAPHY II CREDIT/CONTACT

HOUR CHANGE

3 lec, 2 lec/lab, 4 cr

Formerly: 3 lec, 3 cr

RECOMMENDED with stipulation that, through the email process, the Curriculum Committee will see the change in the learning outcomes.

74. RUS 260B, 261B, 262B RUSSIAN CULTURE NEW COURSES (Previously RUS 299 Russian Culture Through Film)

2 lec, 2 cr

Russian culture through film. Explores Russian culture and contemporary social issues as presented in Russian language films. All films subtitled in English. Course conducted in English. No knowledge of Russian required.

Requested Implementation Term: Winter 200301

POSTPONED. The committee needs to see a specific difference between each CCOG with regard to films used and focus of specific course.

COMMITTEE DISCUSSION:

The Curriculum/GenEd Committee Chairperson will contact the EAC to request specific policy that defines the criteria needed to determine whether a course should be added to the AAOT A or B list.

The Curriculum/GenEd Committee Bylaws were approved by the committee.

 

ADDENDUM - The following curricular items have been added to the committee minutes so that the college community has the opportunity to view changes which do not require committee approval:

1015. CMET 233 CAD ELECTIVE - CET - COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE

Proposed: Presents advanced topics in civil engineering oriented computer aided design and drawing meeting industry standards. Prerequisite: CMET 224.

Currently: Presents advanced topics in computer aided drawing emphasizing drawing meeting industry standards. Prerequisite: CMET 224.

Requested Implementation Term: 200302

1016. CMET 150, 151, 171, 224, 225, 231 - COURSE INACTIVATION

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

1017. ART 197 ARTISTS SKILLS/PRACTICAL ISSUES - COURSE TITLE CHANGE

Formerly: Artists Survival/Practical Issues

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

1018. ART 256 CERAMICS II - COURSE PREREQUISITE CHANGE

Proposed: Recommended: ART 117. Prerequisites: Three terms of ART 253 or instructor permission required; Cognitive comprehension of college level English (ASSET score 45)

Currently: No prerequisites.

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

1019. ALC 52 BASIC ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS (1.0 cr) - COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE; PREREQUISITE CHANGE

Proposed: Self-paced, individualized reading and writing instruction in lab setting. Content varies depending upon interest and diagnosed needs. May include computer-assisted or small group instruction; tutoring; textbook/workbook assignments; or audio/video. May be taken three times.

Prerequisite: Placement into WR 80; RD 80; (ENL 250, and/or ENL 252).

Current: Self-paced, individualized reading, writing and English instruction in lab setting. Content varies depending upon interest and diagnosed needs. May include computer assisted or small group instruction; tutoring; textbook/workbook assignments; or audio, video, or slide tapes.

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

1020. ALC 53 BASIC ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS (2.0 cr) - COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE; PREREQUISITE CHANGE

Proposed: Self-paced individualized reading and writing instruction in lab setting. Content varies depending upon interest and diagnosed needs. May include computer-assisted or small group instruction; tutoring; textbook/workbook assignments; or audio/video. May be taken three times. Prerequisite: Placement into WR 80; RD 80; (ENL 250, and/or 252).

Current: Self-paced, individualized reading, writing and English instruction in lab setting. Content varies depending upon interest and diagnosed needs. May include computer-assisted instruction, tutoring, use of textbook-workbook for assignments and other media.

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

1021. ALC 54 BASIC ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS (3.0 cr) - COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE; PREREQUISITE CHANGE

Proposed: Self-paced individualized reading and writing instruction in a lab setting. Content varies depending upon interest and diagnosed needs. May include computer-assisted or small group instruction; tutoring; textbook/workbook assignments; or audio/video. May be taken three times. Prerequisite: Placement into WR 80; RD 80; (ENL 250 and/or ENL 251).

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

1022. ALC 57 BASIC STUDY SKILLS LAB - PREREQUISITE CHANGE

Proposed: Placement into WR 80; RD 80; (ENL 250 and/or ENL 251).

Current: None

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

1023. ALC 62 REVIEW OF BASIC MATH SKILLS (LAB) - COURSE TITLE CHANGE, COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE

Previous Title: Basic Math Lab

Proposed Course Description: In conjunction with the instructor, students choose a limited number of topics in Arithmetic (Math 20) and/or Introductory Algebra (Math 60 and 65) to review over the course of one term. Instruction and evaluation are computer-based and self-guided. Students must spend a minimum of 30 hours in the lab. Completion of this course does not meet prerequisite requirements for other math courses.

Current: Topics in Arithmetic (Math 20) and Introductory Algebra (Math 60 and 65) are covered as appropriate. Instruction is self-study, guided by an instructor and the use of a multi-media system. Students enrolled spend a minimum of 30 hours in the lab.

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

1024. ALC 63 REVIEW OF BASIC MATH SKILLS (LAB) - COURSE TITLE CHANGE, COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE

Previous Title: Basic Math Lab

Proposed Course Description: In conjunction with the instructor, students choose a limited number of topics in Arithmetic (Math 20) and/or Introductory Algebra (Math 60 and 65) to review over the course of one term. Instruction and evaluation are computer-based and self-guided. Students must spend a minimum of 60 hours in the lab. Completion of this course does not meet prerequisite requirements for other math courses.

Current: Topics in Arithmetic (Math 20) and Introductory Algebra (Math 60 and 65) are covered as appropriate. Instruction is self-study, guided by an instructor and the use of a multi-media system. Students enrolled spend a minimum of 60 hours in the lab.

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

1025. ALC 64 REVIEW OF BASIC MATH SKILLS (LAB) - COURSE TITLE CHANGE, COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE

Previous Title: Basic Math Lab

Proposed Course Description: In conjunction with the instructor, students choose a limited number of topics in Arithmetic (Math 20) and/or Introductory Algebra (Math 60 and 65) to review over the course of one term. Instruction and evaluation are computer-based and self-guided. Students must spend a minimum of 90 hours in the lab. Completion of this course does not meet prerequisite requirements for other math courses.

Current: Topics in Arithmetic (Math 20) and Introductory Algebra (Math 60 and 65) are covered as appropriate. Instruction is self-study, guided by an instructor and the use of a multi-media system. Students enrolled spend a minimum of 90 hours in the lab.

Requested Implementation Term: 200301

1026. RD 117 ADVANCED COLLEGE READING - COURSE TITLE CHANGE

Previous Title: Advanced Speed Reading

Requested Implementation Term: 200302.