Minutes 4-2-2008

CURRICULUM/GEN ED COMMITTEE
a standing committee of the Education Advisory Committee
Minutes
April 2, 2008
Sylvania CC, Conference Rm B

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Scot Leavitt, Chair

Pam Kessinger

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Ed DeGrauw

Todd Sanders

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Moe O’Connor

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Jim Parks

Scott Quinn

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Tammy Dowd

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Joe Wright

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Nancy Hutt

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Andrea Lowgren

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Jim Jeffery

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Bob Allen

Heiko Spoddeck

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Andrew Cohen

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Jane Rognlie

Committee Support:

Amy Alday-Murray

Scott Huff

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Dorothy Badri

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Rick Aman

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Stacey Timmins

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Andrew Roessler

Steve Smith

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Leslie Hackett

Guests:

Sanda Williams

Art Schneider

Taylor Hanna

Ron Bekey

Eric Kirchner

Lori Gates

Fred Smith

Information Items from the Curriculum Office:

(These items do not require curriculum committee recommendation)

Experimental Courses:

TE 199G – Industrial Hydraulics I

TE 199F – Rigging

MM 199 – 3D Clay Modeling – Character Studies

HUM 299 – Themes in Humanities

Inactivations:

None to report

Old Business:

188. EET 111 – Electrical Circuit Analysis I
Course Revision – Description, Requisites, Outcomes
Recommend with outcomes:

  1. Use basic electrical DC concepts and theorems to analyze circuits.
  2. Build and simulate electrical DC circuits and perform measurements with electronic test equipment.
  3. Write technical reports using collected experiment data.

189. EET 112 – Electrical Circuit Analysis II
Course Revision – Description, Requisites, Outcomes
Recommend with outcomes:

  1. Use basic AC concepts to analyze circuits.
  2. Build and simulate AC electrical circuits and perform measurements with electronic test equipment.
  3. Write technical reports using collected experiment data.

190. EET 113 – Electrical Circuit Analysis III
Course Revision – Title, Description, Requisites, Outcomes
Recommend

191. EET 188 – Industrial Safety
Course Revision – Description, Requisites, Outcomes
Recommend with replacing “blood born” with “bloodborne” in the description

192. EET 221 – Semiconductor Devices/Circuits
Course Revision – Title, Requisites, Outcomes
Recommend with transcript title: Semiconductor Devices/Circuits

193. EET 222 – Operational Amplifier Circuits
Course Revision – Requisites, Outcomes
Recommend

194. EET 223 – RF Communications Circuits
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

195. EET 260 – Biomedical Equipment I
Course Revision – Requisites
Recommend with:
Transcript title: Biomedical Equipment I
And prerequisites: MP 111, BI 122 or BI 233, EET 113, EET 123 or instructor permission.

196. EET 261 – Biomedical Equipment II
Course Revision – Requisites
Recommend

197. EET 280C – BMET Practicum
Course Revision – Description, Requisites
Recommend with description:
Provides clinical education experience in a biomedical department with a hospital, clinic or other medical facility, a medical equipment repair/manufacturing company, or a laboratory. Variable credit: 30 hours of work experience equals 1 credit.

NEW BUSINESS:

277. CIS 277T – Oracle Forms/Reports Developer
Course Revision – Title, Description
Recommend

278. BCT 123 – Roof Framing 2
Course Revision - Requisites
Postponed at SAC Request

279. BCT 217 – Cabinetry 2
Course Revision – Requisites
Postponed at SAC Request

280. MT 101 – Introduction to Semiconductor Manufacturing
New Course
Recommend with removal of prerequisites and description:
Presents a overview of careers in Microelectronics Technology. Also presents a succinct history of the semiconductor manufacturing processing and fundamental clean room protocol.  Students will learn about the importance of quality and contamination control emphasis in the industry.
And outcomes:

  • Determine if Microelectronics Technology is a field to further pursue.
  • Operate with understanding in the working environment: cleanrooms, compressed workweek, etc.
  • Use developed abilities and habits in the information methods of the industry to communicate and find information on: business news, processes, advances, technical data, etc.

281. MT 102 – Introduction to Semiconductor Devices
New Course
Recommend with removal of prerequisites and description:
Examines commonly made semiconductor devices, including diodes, solar voltaic cells, and MOSFET transistors.  Includes electronic materials fundamentals of electricity, conductivity and semiconductivity.
And outcomes:

  • Describe basic construction and operation of semiconductor devices, with industry professionals.
  • Explain the fundamentals of how these devices operate, with industry professionals.
  • Use developed abilities and habits in the information methods of the industry to communicate and find information on: business news, processes, advances, technical data, etc

282. MT 103 – Introduction to Micro and Nano Processing
New Course
Recommend removal of prerequisites and outcomes:

  • Describe basic construction sequences of micro and nano-electronic devices, and the processes used in their manufacture, with industry professionals.
  • Use understanding of emerging uses and opportunities with MEMS and Nanotechnology in everyday life.
  • Use developed abilities and habits in the information methods of the industry to communicate and find information on: business news, processes, advances, technical data, etc

283. MT 104 – Introduction to Solar Voltaic Processing
New Course
Recommend with removal of prerequisites and description:
Introduces the methods used to manufacture silicon solar cells. Traces cell processing from raw material to a finished product using planar technology. Introduces the processes and equipment used to create pure single crystal silicon wafers and the processes used to form the solar devices on top of these substrates.
And outcomes:

  • Describe the single crystal wafer substrate formation sequence and the processes involved with industry professionals.
  • Describe basic construction sequences of solar cells, and the processes used in their manufacture, with industry professionals.
  • Use developed abilities and habits in the information methods of the industry to communicate and find information on: business news, processes, advances, technical data, etc.

284. CIS 178 – Applied Internet Concepts
Related Instruction
Recommend

285. CAS 111D – Beg Web Site: Dreamweaver
Related Instruction
Recommend

286. CAS 112D – Intermediate Web Site: Dreamweaver
Related Instruction
Recommend

287. CAS 206 – Principles HTML/ XHTML
Related Instruction
Recommend

288. IMT 102 – Industrial Safety (OSHA) (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend with description: Provides an introduction to the essential skills needed to maintain safety in industrial workplaces. Includes information regarding general accident prevention.
And outcomes:

  • Apply safe work practices to promote and develop safe environments within the industrial workplace.
  • Apply OSHA and OR-OSHA rules and laws to develop safe operational processes and procedures for common situations that occur in manufacturing and construction industries. 
  • Integrate learning to develop and operate a functioning safety committee and reporting processes that would suffice for compliance of state and federal safety rules and laws. 
  • Obtain appropriate OR-OSHA certifications.

289. IMT 104 – Rigging, Lifting & Safety Inspection (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend with replacing “crane operations” with “crane operation” in the description

290. IMT 105 – Insdustrial Hydraulics I (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend with:
Prerequisites
: MTH 20 and IMT 204 or instructor approval.
And third outcome changed to:

  • Use hydraulic theory, proper safety procedures, and common hydraulic tools (i.e., flow meters, and pressure gauges) to troubleshoot common hydraulic system components (e.g. servos and actuators) and application problems.

291. IMT 115 – Basic Electricity/Electronics (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend with:
Course Title
: Basic Industrial Electricity/Electronics
Transcript Title: Basic Ind. Elect
Prerequisite: Instructor approval or Millwright Apprentice Status

292. IMT 118 – Bearings, Seals and Lubrication (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend

293. IMT 120 – Drive Systems (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend with outcome changes:

  • Use power transmission theory to troubleshoot, maintain and repair major drive systems (e.g. belt drive systems, chain drive systems, gear drive systems) commonly used in industry.
  • Apply systems knowledge to analyze and prevent drive system failures.

294. IMT 200 – Pumps and Valves (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend with Course and Transcript Title: Pumps and Valves
And outcomes changes:

  • Apply hydraulic theory to maintain, troubleshoot and repair industrial pumps, heat exchangers, servo units and other hydraulic system components commonly found in manufacturing.
  • Skillfully use systems to prevent and analyze pump failures.
  • Skillfully use hydraulic schematics in situations ranging from assembly of systems to troubleshooting.
  • Apply knowledge of valve and gate type applications for troubleshooting in pumps commonly used in manufacturing situations.

295. IMT 204 – Pneumatics I (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend with:
Course Title: Introduction to Pneumatics I
Transcript Title: Intro to Pneumatics I
Description:
Provides an introduction to operating a pneumatic system, including maintenance and rebuilding procedures. Analysis of pneumatic schematics is included.

And outcomes changes:

  • Use pneumatic theory and applications to maintain, troubleshoot and repair pneumatic systems and components (i.e., air dryers, regulators, filters, oiling system, air pumps, compressors, and moisture control systems).

296. IMT 209 – Pipefitting (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend with:
Prerequisites: Instructor approval.
And outcomes change:

  • Use safety precautions necessary for piping system repair.

297. IMT 220 – Proportional Hydraulics (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend with outcomes:

  • Use proportional hydraulics in industrial applications.
  • Apply hydraulics in the design, operation and application of different proportional valves to different industrial needs.
  • Apply hydraulic amplifier design and operation theory to different industrial settings.
  • Use switching control (i.e. speed control) in different industrial processes.
  • Use mathematical formulas and theorems to perform calculations of motion related to hydraulic cylinder drives.
  • Use common safety practices in the repair of hydraulic systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic systems

298. IMT 222 – Statistical Process Control Applications (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend with:
Title: Basic Statistical Process Control Applications
Transcript title: Basic SPC
Prerequisite: MTH 65
And outcome changes:

  • Use mathematical theories to apply statistical concepts that form Statistical Process Control and perform industrial applications of its implementation.
  • Use the different types of control charts often used as part of statistical process control systems and interpret different control charts from actual industrial processes to control output.
  • Apply principles of statistical process control to carry out corrections needed from the interpretation of different charts noting opportunities for improvement.

299. IMT 230 – Techniques of Preventive Maintenance (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend with outcome changes:

  1. Delete the first proposed outcome.
  2. Apply preventive maintenance practices to develop a preventive maintenance system and inventory management system using common computer technology (software) to organize and maintain the system.

300. IMT 250 – Control Systems (TBCC)
New Course
Recommend with Prerequisite: IMT 115
Prerequisite: IMT 115
Description: Examines theory, troubleshooting and safe repair of motor control systems used in industry.  AC/DC and solid state controls will also be covered.
And outcomes change:

  • Apply an understanding, from atomic structure to microprocessor controlled motor drives, of solid state motor control systems and demonstrate safe work practices while logically troubleshooting these motor control systems.

301. HST 225 – Women Sex and the Family
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Recommend