Minutes 2-5-2003

CURRICULUM GEN/ED COMMITTEE of the
EDUCATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL
MINUTES
February 5 , 2003
SYLVANIA CAMPUS, CC BLDG, CONF ROOM B
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 

Members Present (X)

x Kenny Adair, SY CC 216 x Diane Kamali, CA SC 206
x Nancy Bennani, SY SS 215 x Pam Kessinger, RC 2/245 
x Angela Berdahl, RC 3/201  x Michael Marciniak, CA SC 206
x Kendra Cawley, RC 7/202 x Porter Raper, CA SC 206     
x Mike Cleghorn, CA JH 202   Dieterich Steinmetz, SY HT 305
  Vinh T. Do, SY CC 216 x Jody Taylor, SY HT 318
x Mary Ann Humphrey-Keever, RC 5/105D x Rowan Wolf, SY SS 217
x Karen Jolly, Chair, SY SS 215          x Joe Wright, WCWTC 1506
x Jeff Josifek, CA JH 202    
       

Non-Voting Support Members Present (X)

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

Guests:

Linda Bastian, Scott Huff, Ron Bekey, Frost Johnson, Vicky Charlston, Scott Judy, Dan Dougherty, John Mery, Russell Eng, Thom Perry, Carol Handy, Art Schneider, Tom Hass, Steve Ward, Gary Hecht, Hugh Webb, Spencer Hinkle

 

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

OLD BUSINESS:

92.  CIS E-COMMERCE CERTIFICATE - PROGRAM REVISION
Expansion of list of elective courses. SP 111 will no longer be a required course. The requirement changed to any Arts & Humanities or Social Science course on the Gen Ed list.
Requested Implementation Term: 200304
RECOMMENDED

99.  BCT 205 APPLIED COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR CONSTRUCTION - NEW COURSE
3 lec, 3 cr
Traces the construction project from inception to completion to effectively deliver the project through the myriad of hoops, hurdles, and pitfalls in a building project. Covers communications skills necessary in the construction industry. Focuses on working well with others, getting thoughts across, understanding what others need, reading for content, using communication technology effectively and writing so others understand.
30 Character Short Title for Student Transcript: Communication Skills for Const.
Requested Implementation Term: 200304
RECOMMENDED with change in course title. The BCT and Speech SACs are in agreement with the course title as BUILDING CONSTRUCTION COMMUNICATION SKILLS

100.  BCT 206 SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES - NEW COURSE
3 lec, 3 cr
Introduces the environmental, economical, and human consequences resulting from conventional building practices and the need for sustainable design and construction.
30 Character Short Title for Student Transcript: Sustainable Const. Practices
Requested Implementation Term: 200304
RECOMMENDED

84.  CJA 280A CRIMINAL JUSTICE - COOPERATIVE EDUCATION - PREREQUISITE CHANGE
Proposed: Prerequisite: CJA 222
Current: Prerequisite: CJA 100, 111, 113.
Requested Implementation Term: 200301
WITHDRAWN BY ORIGINATOR

83.  CRIMINAL JUSTICE - AAS DEGREE - PROGRAM REVISION
Deletion of PSY 215 as a required course; Add CJA 101 as a required course.
Requested Implementation Term: 200301
RECOMMENDED

77.  MM 220 MULTIMEDIA DESIGN II - NEW COURSE
3 lec, 3 cr
Emphasizes design concepts including layout, typography, color theory, and information architecture with the goal of creating interactive designs that balance aesthetics and function. Develop a working knowledge of interface design using standard drawing programs such as Macromedia Freehand, which translate created designs seamlessly into other software tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Flash and Dreamweaver. Students participate in real-world, client focused, collaborative team design projects, which include assigned positions, such as project manager, account manager, creative director, art director, copywriter, and programmer. Students will critique work and post projects to the department web site as directed. Prerequisites: MM 120, 130; CAS 111D, 175; or instructor permission.
Requested Implementation Term: 200301
POSTPONED

 

NEW BUSINESS:

125.  EET 111 ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I - COURSE PREREQUISITE CHANGE
Proposed: Placement in WR 115; Prerequisite or Concurrent registration MTH 95, MTH 111C
Current: Prerequisite: Placement in WR 115. Corequisite: MTH 95.
Requested Implementation Term: 200304
RECOMMENDED with change in prerequisite or concurrent registration to read: Prerequisite: Placement in WR 115; Prerequisite or Concurrent registration: MTH 111C.

126.  EET 121 ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT ANALYSIS II - COURSE PREREQUISITE CHANGE
Proposed: EET 111; Prerequisite or Concurrent registration MTH 111C, MTH 112
Current: Prerequisite: EET 111. Corequisite: MTH 111C.
Requested Implementation Term: 200304
RECOMMENDED with change in prerequisite or concurrent registration to read: Prerequisite: EET 111; Prerequisite or Concurrent registration MTH 112.

127.  EET 131 ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT ANALYSIS III - COURSE PREREQUISITE CHANGE
Proposed: Prerequisites: EET 121; MTH 112.
Current: Prerequisite: EET 121. Corequisite: MTH 112.
Requested Implementation Term: 200304
RECOMMENDED with change in prerequisite or concurrent registration to read: Prerequisite: EET 121.

128.  EET 228 RF COMMUNICATIONS CIRCUITS - COURSE PREREQUISITE CHANGE
Proposed: Prerequisite: EET 218
Current: Prerequisite: EET 218. Corequisite: MTH 251.
Requested Implementation Term: 200304
RECOMMENDED

129.  EET 238 OPERATIONAL AMPLIFIER CIRCUITS - COURSE PREREQUISITE CHANGE
Proposed: EET 218; MTH 251
Current: Prerequisite: MTH 228
Requested Implementation Term: 200304
RECOMMENDED

130.  CH 110 CHEMEXCEL - COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE
Proposed: One credit optional workshop/study class taken concurrently with the CH 221, 222, 223 sequence. Provides the opportunity to enhance understanding of general chemistry topics through structured collaborative, active-learning activities (often under the direction of a peer leader), correlated with current lecture topics. No outside homework. NOT an open study/homework session. Concurrent registration with CH 221, 222, or 223 required.
Current: One-credit optional course/study class taken concurrently with the CH 221, 222, 223 sequence. Gives students the opportunity to enhance their understanding of the concepts of general chemistry using a collaborative, student-centered and active learning approach.
Requested implementation term: 200302
RECOMMENDED with changes to be reflected in course description as follows: One credit optional workshop/study class taken concurrently with the CH 221, 222, 223 sequence. Provides the opportunity to enhance understanding of general chemistry topics through structured collaborative, active-learning activities (often under the direction of a peer leader), correlated with current lecture topics. No outside homework. NOT an open study/homework session. Concurrent registration with CH 221, 222, or 223 required.

131.  CH 221 GENERAL CHEMISTRY - COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE
Proposed: Introduction to chemistry covering measurements, classification and properties of matter, nomenclature, atomic structure and modern atomic theory, periodic table and chemical periodicity, and chemical bonding. Recommended for chemistry and other natural science majors, and pre-professional majors in engineering, medicine and dentistry. Successful completion of high school or college chemistry class with a lab component (e.g. CH 100) in the last 5 years, as well as MTH 111B or C required. Students who have not taken high school chemistry within the last 5 years are STRONGLY encouraged to take CH 100 before CH 221. Students are encouraged to co-register for CH 110, ChemExcel. Contact Chemistry Department for information.
Current: Includes fundamentals of chemistry, atomic structure, chemical bonding, nomenclature, physical states of matter, properties of gases and chemical equations. Recommended for chemistry and other natural science majors, and pre-professional majors in engineering, medicine and dentistry. High school chemistry and MTH 95 or their equivalent required. Students encouraged to co-register for CH 110, ChemExcel. Contact Chemistry Department for information.
Requested implementation term: 200304
RECOMMENDED with changes to be reflected in course description as follows: Introduction to chemistry covering measurements, classification and properties of matter, nomenclature, atomic structure and modern atomic theory, periodic table and chemical periodicity, and chemical bonding. Recommended for chemistry and other natural science majors, and pre-professional majors in engineering, medicine and dentistry. Successful completion of high school or college chemistry class with a lab component (e.g. CH 100) in the last 5 years, as well as MTH 111B or C required. Students who have not taken high school chemistry within the last 5 years are STRONGLY encouraged to take CH 100 before CH 221. Students are encouraged to co-register for CH 110, ChemExcel. Contact Chemistry Department for information. PREREQUISITE OR CONCURRENT REGISTRATION: MTH 111B OR C.

132.  CH 222 GENERAL CHEMISTRY - COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE
Proposed: Topics include: stoichiometry; chemical reactions and equations; thermochemistry; physical states of matter including properties of gases, liquids, solids and solutions; and, an introduction to organic chemistry. Special topics will be included as time and interest allows. Successful completion Chem 221 and its prerequisites required. Students encouraged to co-register for CH 110, ChemExcel. Contact Chemistry Department for information.
Current: Includes chemical stoichiometry, acid and base solutions, oxidation-reduction, chemical kinetics and thermodynamics. Students encouraged to co-register for CH 110, ChemExcel. Contact Chemistry Department for information.
Requested implementation term: 200304
RECOMMENDED

133.  CH 223 GENERAL CHEMISTRY - COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE
Proposed: Topics include: chemical kinetics and ionic equilibria; nuclear chemistry; thermodynamics; and descriptive chemistry topics. Students encouraged to co-register for CH 110 ChemExcel. Contact Chemistry Department for information. Prerequisite: CH 222.
Current: Includes chemical kinetics, ionic equilibria; nuclear chemistry; thermodynamics; and descriptive chemistry topics. Students encouraged to co-register for CH 110 ChemExcel. Contact Chemistry Department for information. Prerequisite: CH 222.
Requested implementation term: 200304
RECOMMENDED

134.  CMET 233 COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN III-CMET - COURSE CREDIT/CONTACT HOUR CHANGE
Proposed: 2 lec, 2 lec/lab, 3 cr
Currently: 1 lec, 3 lab, 2 cr
Requested implementation term: 200302
RECOMMENDED

135.  OS 240 FILING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT

1) COURSE TITLE, 2) COURSE CREDIT/CONTACT HOUR, 3) COURSE DESCRIPTION, 4) LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Proposed Title: Filing and Records Management
    Current: Filing
  2. Proposed: 4 lec, 4 cr
    Current: 3 lec, 3 cr
  3. Proposed: Develops skills for indexing, coding, and cross-referencing documents to be filed. Includes requisitions and charge-outs, records transfer, various filing systems, and an overall view of the role of records management in business including electronic and image records. Recommended: RD 115 and WR 115.
    Current: Develop skills for indexing, coding, and cross-referencing documents to be filed. Includes requisitions and charge-outs, records transfer, and various filing systems. Recommended: English communication skills necessary.
  4. Proposed: File and retrieve documents; Be aware of records managements role in a business
    Current: Perform the duties of a filing clerk.
    Requested implementation term: 200304
    RECOMMENDED with addition in course description as follows: Recommended: RD 115; WR 115; AND BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS.

136.  CAS/OS PROGRAM REVISION:  CAS AND OS CERTIFICATE; AAS - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT; AAS - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT OFFICE MANAGEMENT
Increase of one credit hour in each of these certificates and degrees with the increase of credit hours in OS 240 Filing and Records Management from 3 to 4 cr.
Requested implementation term: 200304
RECOMMENDED

137.  WLD 111 WELDING TECHNOLOGY - COURSE CREDIT/CONTACT HOUR CHANGE
Proposed: 24 lec/lab, 4 cr (4 weeks)
Current: 24 lec/lab, 3 cr, (3 weeks)
Requested implementation term: 200302
*POSTPONED.

138.  WLD 112 WELDING TECHNOLOGY - COURSE CREDIT/CONTACT HOUR CHANGE
Proposed: 24 lec/lab, 4 cr (4 weeks)
Current: 24 lec/lab, 3 cr, (3 weeks)
Requested implementation term: 200302
*POSTPONED.

139.  WLD 113 WELDING TECHNOLOGY - COURSE CREDIT/CONTACT HOUR CHANGE
Proposed: 24 lec/lab, 4 cr (4 weeks)
Current: 24 lec/lab, 3 cr, (3 weeks)
Requested implementation term: 200302
*POSTPONED.
*Course recommendations postponed until the course descriptions have been received by the Curriculum Committee. It was recommended that the department complete the forms for a Program Revision and present them to the Degrees and Certificate committee.

140.  MUS 170 MUSIC AND COMPUTERS - NEW COURSE
1 lec, 2 lec/lab, 2 cr
Introduces basic concepts of electronic and computer music. Develop skills in MIDI sequencing, musical notation software, and other hardware and software applications directly applicable to music. Basic knowledge of computers is recommended. Prerequisite: MUS 110 or MUS 111.
Requested implementation term: 200302
RECOMMENDED

141.  CIS 277O ADVANCED DATABASE CONCEPTS-ORACLE - NEW COURSE
3 lec, 3 cr
Covers concepts with Oracle including PL/SQL programming concepts review. Includes design considerations for PL/SQL program units and packages. Advanced interface methods, Oracle 8i features for PL/SQL performance and tuning, and advanced features of Oracle supplied packages also covered. Recommended: CIS 276.
30 character title for student transcript: Adv Database Concepts-Oracle
Previously: CIS 299O from 200202-200302
Requested implementation term: 200302
RECOMMENDED

141a.  CIS 2990 ADVANCED DATABASE CONCEPTS - COURSE INACTIVATION
Requested implementation term: 200302

142.  CIS 277T ORACLE FORMS/REPORTS DEVELOPER - NEW COURSE
3 lec, 3 cr
Covers fundamentals of the Oracle IDS (Internet Developer Suite). Learn the Oracle Forms, Reports, developer tools. Builds user interfaces using Oracle Forms and build supporting reports using Oracle Reports. Recommended prerequisite: CIS 276.
Previously: CIS 299T from 200203-200302
Requested implementation term: 200302
RECOMMENDED with change to recommendation as follows: Recommended: CIS 276.

142a.  CIS 299T ORACLE FORMS/REPORTS/DEVELOPER - COURSE INACTIVATION
Requested implementation term: 200302

143.  CIS 185 COMPUTER, ETHICS AND MULTICULTURAL ISSUES - NEW COURSE
3 lec, 3 lab, 4 cr
Discusses the ethical and social issues around the use of computer technology. Computer use has created unique ethical issues that are not addressed in traditional ethics. For computer professionals and even casual computer users, its imperative not only to explore what we can do with computer technology, but our ethical responsibilities in using that technology. Recommended prerequisite: CIS 120 or instructor permission.
30 character title for student transcript: Computers & Ethics
Requested implementation term: 200304
RECOMMENDED with change in title: COMPUTERS AND ETHICS; Change to recommendation as follows: Recommended: CIS 120; or instructor permission. PREREQUISITE: WR 121.

144.  MTH 75 INTRODUCTION TO FORMAL GEOMETRY - NEW COURSE
3 lec, 2 lec/lab, 4 cr
Topics include inductive and deductive reasoning, geometric constructions, line and angle properties, triangle properties, polygon properties, circles, transformations, area, volume, Pythagorean theorem, similarity, and geometric proofs. Students communicate results in oral and written form. Prerequisite: MTH 65.
MTH 75 previously Euclidean Geometry 199403-199701
Requested implementation term: 200303
RECOMMENDED. There was one (1) dissenting vote to this recommendation.

145.  ART 279 EXPERIMENTAL MEDIA - NEW COURSE, GEN/ED AND AAOT DESIGNATION
6 lec/lab, 3 cr
Students introduced to and explore ways of seeing and creating that acknowledge personal artistic intentions. Studio experience examines various 2-D and 3-D experimental media and processes used to develop and encourage creative problem solving. The conceptual framework for critical analysis is structured with regard to contemporary and historical art making. Course intended for students willing to formulate their own artistic directions. Recommended: A cognitive comprehension of college level English. Prerequisite: 6 credit hours in painting, drawing or sculpture; or instructor permission. May be taken 3 times. Fee $12. (Course previously taught as part of ART 281)
Requested implementation term: 200302
RECOMMENDED with changes as follows: Recommended: PLACEMENT INTO WR 121; PLACEMENT INTO RD 115; Prerequisite: 6 credit hours in painting or drawing; or instructor permission. May be taken 3 times. Fee $12.

146.  MM 240 MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING II - COURSE DESCRIPTION, LEARNING OUTCOME CHANGES
Proposed: Using multimedia industry standard authoring programs (such as Macromedia Director and Flash) to develop interactive projects. Focuses on interactive design of the project and the applications underlying scripting languages (e.g. Lingo and ActionScript). Previously developed multimedia elements will be assembled, made interactive through the use of scripting techniques, and then tested for function, design, usability, and distribution. Final cross-platform projects may be delivered via the WWW, CD, or DVD. Essential scripting concepts and practices will be covered. No prior programming skills are required. Prerequisites: MM 140, 231; or instructor permission.
Current: Using multimedia industry standard authoring programs such as Macromedia Director to develop interactive titles. Focuses on both the design of the application and the underlying Lingo scripting. Export the finished application to the Macintosh and PC platforms as well as to the Internet-compatible Shockwave format. For Internet applications, a brief overview of HTML will also be covered. Assembly and testing of a variety of production elements will be highlighted. No programming skills are required. Prerequisites: MM 140, 231; or instructor permission.
See Item #146 in packet for Learning Outcomes
Requested implementation term: 200302
RECOMMENDED with title: MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING II-SCRIPTING.

147.  MM 241 MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING III - COURSE DESCRIPTION, LEARNING OUTCOME CHANGES
Proposed: Extends the scripting skills acquired in MM 240, enabling the student to build more sophisticated interactive projects that may include: synchronized audio, complex data structures (arrays), and user tracking (such as score keeping). Focuses on how scripting enhances usable interfaces to provide the best user experience. Identify solutions to production obstacles, and negotiate solutions to design problems to meet project goals. Also concentrate on applying gained knowledge and skills to larger projects. May use multimedia-authoring applications such as Macromedia Director or Flash and their corresponding scripting languages (e.g., Lingo and ActionScript) for their projects, but the scripting skills acquired may be applicable to other application environments as well. Prerequisite: MM 240; or instructor permission.
Current: Use hypertext (Lingo-from Macromedia Director , Hypertalk, HTML) to customize multimedia and interactive computer applications. Extends the capabilities of multimedia projects by allowing for the incorporation of dialog boxes, timed events, and multilevel-event specific linking. Prerequisite: MM 240; or instructor permission.
See Item #147 in packet for Learning Outcomes
Requested implementation term: 200302
RECOMMENDED with title: MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING III - SCRIPTING

148.  MLT 150 LAB ASSISTANT-PHLEBOTOMY PRACTICUM

1) COURSE TITLE CHANGE, 2) CREDIT/CONTACT HOUR CHANGE, 3) PREREQUISITE CHANGE

  1. Proposed: Lab Assistant-Phlebotomy Practicum
    Current: Lab Assistant Clinical Practice
  2. Proposed: 21 lab, 7 cr
    Current: 12 lab, 3 cr
  3. Proposed: Department permission required
    Current: none
    Requested implementation term: 200303
    POSTPONED

149.  MLT 170 PHLEBOTOMY PRACTICUM - PREREQUISITE CHANGE
Proposed: Prerequisite: CEU 954L
Current: none
Requested implementation term: 200303
RECOMMENDED with prerequisite to read: Prerequisite: DEPARTMENT PERMISSION REQUIRED.

150.  PT 244 PREPARING FILES FOR PRINT - PREREQUISITE CHANGE
Proposed: Prerequisite: GD 222
Current: none
Requested implementation term: 200302
RECOMMENDED

151.  CAS 206 PRINCIPLES OF HTML/XHTML - NEW COURSE
3 lec, 3 lab, 4 cr
Reviews basics of HTML/XHTML and continues through intermediate/advanced methods for creating complex web sites using a variety of technologies. A text-based editor such as HomeSite will be used. Recommended: (CAS 111D or F); or instructor permission.
Requested implementation term: 200304
RECOMMENDED

152.  CAS 214 BEGINNING COLDFUSION - NEW COURSE
3 lec, 3 lab, 4 cr
Develop dynamic web sites that pull data from a database and display it on the fly in response to user inquiries. Learn server-side techniques such as responding to data submitted from forms, sending email, displaying images in response to user requests, validating entries, password protection, and working with files on the server. Create a dynamic E-Commerce or business web site using ColdFusion. Recommended: (CAS 140 or CIS 125D); CAS 111D.
CAS 214 was formerly Intermediate Word:DOS inactivated 199704
Requested implementation term: 200304
RECOMMENDED with the following: Recommended: CIS 125D and CAS 111D.

153.  CAS/OS WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE - PROGRAM REVISION
Addition of new courses, deletion of course, re-arranging existing courses
Requested implementation term: 200304
POSTPONED

154.  BIT 105 BIOTECHNOLOGY LAB SAFETY - NEW COURSE
3 lec, 3 cr
Provides survey of technical and regulatory aspects of chemical, radiation, and biological safety in the biotechnology laboratory. Principal topics covered are: handling and storing hazardous chemicals, personal protective equipment, chemical waste disposal and spills, ionizing radiation, radiation control measures/programs, biological containment, disinfection/sterilization, medical waste handling, applicable regulations and guidelines.
Requested implementation term: 200304
RECOMMENDED

155.  BIT 207 TISSUE CULTURE I - LEARNING OUTCOME CHANGE
See item #155 in packet
Requested implementation term: 200304
RECOMMENDED

156.  BIT 211 BIOMOLECULAR PRINCIPLES - LEARNING OUTCOME CHANGE
See item #156 in packet
Requested implementation term: 200302
RECOMMENDED

157.  BIT 280B BIOTECHNOLOGY WORK EXPERIENCE SEMINAR - NEW COURSE
1 lec, 1 cr
Companion course to BIT 280A. Students will present and discuss the background, technical aspects, and outcomes of the work they are doing in the work experience. Corequisite: BIT 280A.
Requested implementation term: 200304
RECOMMENDED

158.  BIT BIOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY TECHNICIAN - PROGRAM REVISION
Program evaluation and revision of terms in which courses are offered
Requested implementation term: 200304
RECOMMENDED

159.  GERONTOLOGY - PROGRAM REVISION
Changes required to fit course offering and prerequisites for course in other departments.
POSTPONED

160.  CAS 123 PRODUCTION KEYBOARDING - PREREQUISITE CHANGE
Proposed: Prerequisite: CAS 216
Current: none
RECOMMENDED

161.  NUR 104 INTRODUCTION TO NURSING - NEW COURSE
1 lec, 3 lab, 2 cr
Introduces the basic concepts of nursing practice as a preparation for NUR 106. Educational survival in college setting also addressed. Concepts include communication, legal/ethical issues, professionalism, and safety. Laboratory experiences provide the opportunity to develop basic health care skills related to these concepts. Students must be admitted into the nursing program before registering for this course.
Requested implementation term: 200302
POSTPONED

162.  NURSING - PROGRAM REVISION
Requested implementation term: 200304
POSTPONED

 

ADDENDUM

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

141a.  CIS 2990 ADVANCED DATABASE CONCEPTS - COURSE INACTIVATION
Requested implementation term: 200302

142a.  CIS 299T ORACLE FORMS/REPORTS/DEVELOPER - COURSE INACTIVATION
Requested implementation term: 200302

BIT 225 QUALITY SYSTEMS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY - COURSE TITLE CHANGE
Formerly: Regulatory Compliance
Requested implementation term: 200304

EET 178 PC ARCHITECTURE FOR TECHNICIANS - COURSE TITLE CHANGE
Formerly: Microcomputer Systems Servicing
Requested implementation term: 200304