Minutes 4-4-2007

CURRICULUM/GEN ED COMMITTEE
a standing committee of the Education Advisory Committee
Minutes
April 4, 2007
Sylvania, CC- Conference Room B

Committee Members:

x

Kendra Cawley, Chair

x

Pam Kessinger

x

Ed DeGrauw

Todd Sanders

Moe O’Connor

Doris Werkman

Scott Quinn

x

Tammy Dowd

x

Joe Wright

x

Nancy Hutt

x

Scot Leavitt

x

Jim Jeffery

Bob Allen

Committee Support:

Amy Alday-Murray

Chris Chairsell

x

Susan Wilson

x

Rick Aman

x

Stacey Timmins

Steve Smith

Davonna Livingston

x

Veronica Garcia

Reine Thomas

Guests:

Dan Meyers

Heiko Spoddeck

Jim Hicks

Mark Smith

Karen Sanders

Heather Larimar

Joel Magnuson

Mike Flaman

Karen Jolly

Shari Rochelle

Jan Abushakrah

Catherine Sills

Steve Ward

Art Tobin

Cami Bishop

Jennifer Alkezweeny

Rose Bettencourt

Sarah Dykes

Vivian Hamilton

Alexie McNerthney

All course inactivations will be added to a consent agenda:

Course Inactivation:

MTH 116 – Calculus Preparation
Recommend all items on the consent agenda

OLD BUSINESS

325. MCH 229 – Rapid Prototyping
New Course
Recommend outcome read: Demonstrate the potential applications, setups, uses and operations associated with additive and rapid manufacturing processes.

329. FP 111 – Firefighting Skills I
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Recommend

330. FP 111 – Firefighting Skills I
Course Revision – Title, Description, Outcomes
Recommend

NEW BUSINESS

331.  BI 163 – Organic Gardening
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

332.  BA 206 – Management Fundamentals
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

333. BA 250 – Small Business Management
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

334. ART 101 – Introduction to Art
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
Change to read: Recommend: Placement into WR 115.
Note:  change removes “and a reading score of 21” from Recommend line of the course description. This phrase is also on ART 102 and 103, and should be removed from those courses as well.

335. ART 131 – Introduction to Drawing
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
Change to read: May be taken three times for credit.

336.  ART 140 – Digital Photography
Course Revision – Description
Recommend

337.  ART 142 – Introduction to Photography
Course Revision – Description
Recommend description read:
Introductory course in black and white photography, emphasizing knowledge of the camera, development of darkroom skills, and exploration of visual design and composition. Should own or have access to a 35mm camera with adjustable exposure controls. May be taken three times for credit.

338. ART 143 – Photography II
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
Course follows Art 142 in sequence, and is devoted to further the development of technical photographic skills, and to the continued exploration of visual design theory and the conceptual approaches involved in making art. May be taken three times for credit. Prerequisite: ART 142

339.  ART 181 – Painting I
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
Add May be taken three times for credit.

340.  ART 197 – Artist’s Skills/Practical Issues
Course Revision – Description
Recommend

341.  ART 218 – Lettering Calligraphy I
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

342. ART 220 - Advanced Lettering and Seminar
Course Revision – Description
Recommend

343.  ART 231 – Drawing
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
May be taken three times for credit.

344.  ART 237 – Life Drawing
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
May be taken three times for credit.

345.  ART 243 – The Photographic Portfolio
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC Request

346.  ART 253 – Ceramics I
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
An introductory studio experience exploring ceramic form, processes, techniques and concepts while addressing historical and contemporary issues. Students will use a variety of techniques to develop and encourage creative problem solving. Critiques, discussions, and ceramic presentations establish critical skills necessary to evaluate ceramics, explore artistic intent, examine aesthetic and structural solutions, and expand perceptual awareness. Course includes demonstrations, lectures, slides and audiovisual materials. Maybe taken 3 times fro credit.

347. ART 256 – Ceramics II
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC Request

348. ART 277 – Life Painting
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
Students study and paint the human form from professional models. Applying various painting techniques and concepts, students study the structure, form and proportions of the human figure. Emphasis is on personal progress as an artist with attention to composition. Students will paint from a nude model.  May be taken three times for credit.

349.  ART 279 – Experimental Media
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC Request.

350.  ART 281 – Painting II
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
A studio experience exploring ways of seeing and basic painting techniques, materials, and concepts while addressing historical and contemporary issues. A conceptual framework for critical analysis is presented along with basic art theory. May be taken three times for credit. Recommended: ART 116 and ART 181.

351.  ART 284 – Watercolor I
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
May be taken three times for credit.

352.  ART 287 – Watercolor II
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
A studio experience exploring basic and more advanced watercolor painting techniques, materials, and concepts while addressing historical and contemporary issues to become more visually literate. A conceptual framework for critical analysis is presented along with basic art theory. May be taken three times for credit. Prerequisite: ART 284 or instructor permission.

353.  ART 291 – Sculpture: Plaster/Clay
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
A studio experience exploring sculptural form, processes, techniques, and concepts while addressing historical and contemporary issues. Students will develop creative problem solving while using clay and plaster to create sculptures. Critiques, discussions, and sculpture presentations establish critical skills necessary to evaluate sculpture, explore artistic intent, examine aesthetic and structural solutions, and expand perceptual awareness. Course includes demonstrations, lectures, slides, and audio visual materials. Clothed and unclothed models may be used. May include field trips. May be taken three times for credit.

354.  ART 292 – Sculpture: Welding
Course Revision – Description
Recommend
May be taken three times for credit. Recommended: ART 293.

355.  ART 293 – Sculpture
Course Revision – Description
Recommend, with description to read:
Studio experience exploring sculptural form, processes, techniques, and concepts while addressing historical and contemporary issues. Uses a variety of materials and techniques to develop and encourage creative problem solving. Critiques, discussions and sculpture presentations establish critical skills necessary to evaluate sculpture, explore artistic intent, examine aesthetic and structural solutions, and expand perceptual awareness. Course emphasizes the use of mixed media in sculpture.  Includes demonstrations, slides, lecture and occasional films.  May include field Trips. May be taken three times for credit.

356.  ARCH 122 – Structures 2
Course Revision – Requisites
Recommend

357. ARCH 123 – Structures 3
Course Revision – Requisites
Recommend

358.  HE 212 – Women’s Health
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommend

359.  EC 285 – Introduction to Political Economy
New Course
Recommend
Recommended: MTH 95 and WR 115.

360. EC 285 – Introduction to Political Economy
General Education
Recommend

361. EC 201H – Principles of Economics: Microeconomics (Honors)
New Course
Postponed at request of Curriculum Committee

362.  WR 122H – English Composition (Honors)
New Course
Postponed at SAC request

363. ESL 0150 – English in the Workplace
Course Revision – Course Number
Recommend change to ESOL 15

364.  AB 205 – Technical Skills and Collision Repair Course
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

365. J 201 – Mass Media and Society
Course Revision – Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

366. J 202 – Information Gathering
Course Revision – Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

367. J 204 – Visual Communication for Media
Course Revision – Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

368. RD 80 – Reading 80
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

369. RD 80A – Reading 80
Course Revision – Title
Postponed at SAC request

370.  RD 80A – Reading 80
Description, Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

371.  RD 80C – Reading 80
Course Revision – Title
Postponed at SAC request

372.  RD 81A – Reading 81A
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

373.  RD 82A – Reading 82A
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

374.  RD 90 – Reading 90
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

375. RD 90A – Reading 90A
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

376.  RD 91A – Reading 91A
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

377.  RD 92A – Reading 92A
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

378.  RD 95 – Reading for Enjoyment
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

379.  RD 115 – College Reading
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

380.  RD 116 – College Vocabulary Development
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

381.  RD 117 – Advanced College Reading
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

382.  WR 60 – Spelling I
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

383.  WR 60C – Spelling I
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

384.  WR 65 – Spelling II
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

385.  WR 80 – Writing 80
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

386.  WR 80C – Writing 80
Course Revision – Title
Postponed at SAC request

387.  WR 80C – Writing 80
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

387a. WR 90 – Writing 90
Course Revision - Description
Postponed at SAC request

388.  WR 90C – Writing 90C
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

389.  WR 93 – Basic Grammar
Course Revision – Description
Postponed at SAC request

390.  GRN 181 – Exploring the Field of Aging
New Course
Recommend
In favor 4; opposed 1; abstain 1 (due to confusion with fate of CG 181).

391. GRN 282 – Gerontology Professional Seminar
New Course
Recommend 5 favor 1 abstain
Remove the word “major” and change to “students.”

392.  CJA 100 – Intro. Professions in Criminal Justice
Course Revision – Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request

393.  CJA 111 – Intro. Criminal Justice System – Police
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Postponed at SAC request