Minutes 4-1-2009

CURRICULUM/GEN ED COMMITTEE
a standing committee of the Education Advisory Committee
Minutes
April 1, 2009
Sylvania CC, Conference Rm B

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Scot Leavitt, Chair

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Pam Kessinger

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Ed DeGrauw

Doris Werkman

Marc Spaziani

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Jim Parks

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Scott Quinn

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Tammy Dowd

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Joe Wright

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Nancy Hutt

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Rick Willebrand

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Jim Jeffery

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Bob Allen

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Heiko Spoddeck

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Andrew Cohen

Committee Support:

Birgette Ryslinge

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Dorothy Badri

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Andrew Roessler

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Stacey Timmins

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Leslie Hackett

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Steve Smith

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Sherry Hanchett

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Sally Earll

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Amy Alday-Murray

Guests:

Mark Hornshuh

Taylor Hanna

Deb Anderson

Elizabeth Brewster

Josette Beach

Roxanne Hill

John Mery

Andy Simon

Andrea Lowgren

Information Items from the Curriculum Office:

(These items do not require curriculum committee recommendation)

Experimental Courses:

D 199I – Hip Hop: Exploring the Four Elements
D 199D – Introduction to Tango
D 199G – Dance Improvisation
D 199H – Looking at Dance
CG 199 – Transitioning to a Four Year College/University
RAD 299 – CT Physics, Equipment and Instrumentation
RAD 299B – CT Procedures, Protocols & Pathology Correlation

Inactivations:

See attached list on pg.4 of Agenda

Old Business:

245. AD 101 – Alcohol Use and Addiction
Course Revision – Outcomes
Postponed at SAC Request

New Business:

398. INSP 217 – Fire Alarm Plan Review Basics
New Course
Recommended

399. INSP 218 – Fire Sprinkler Plan Review Basics
New Course
Recommended

400. LA 130 – Legal Software
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Postponed at SAC Request

401. CIS 244 – Structured Systems Analysis
Related Instruction
Recommended

402. CIS 275 – Data Modeling and SQL Introduction
Related Instruction
Recommended

403. CIS 243 – E-Commerce Information Systems
Related Instruction
Recommended

404. CIS 122 – Software Design
Related Instruction
Recommended

405. CIS 121 – Computer Concepts II
Related Instruction
Recommended

406. CIS 120 – Computer Concepts I
Related Instruction
Recommended

407. EMT 105 – EMT Basic Part I
Related Instruction
Recommended

408. EMT 106 – EMT Basic Part II
Related Instruction
Recommended

409. EMT 114 – Emergency Response Patient Transportation
Related Instruction
Recommended

410. EMT 116 – EMT Rescue
Related Instruction
Recommended

411. MUS 101 – Introduction to Music (Basic Materials)
New Course
Postponed at SAC

412. MUS 110 – Fundamentals of Music
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommended with outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Begin the formal study of music theory as it is applied in the music of the Western World.

2. Use learned applied keyboard, rhythm and singing skills in order to build the foundations of musicianship.

3. Listen critically using the building blocks of music in order to better understand the diverse musical styles of the world and what makes the music of each culture unique.

413. MUS 110 – Fundamentals of Music
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Recommended

414. LAT 236 – Landscape Math
Related Instruction
Recommended

415. EET 111 – Electric Circuit Analysis I
Course Revision – Requisites
Postponed at SAC Request

416. PHL 207 – Ethical Issues in Aging
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommended with outcomes:

Students completing this course should be able to:

1. Identify ethical issues/dilemmas that arise in caring for the elderly in order to utilize appropriate ethical tools and frameworks to offer well-reasoned arguments that attempt to resolve the identified ethical issues/dilemmas.

2. Recognize and reflect on the impact legal and cultural frameworks have on ethical decision making in caring for the elderly.

417. PHL 208 – Political Philosophy
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommended with outcomes:
1. Recognize, reflect on, and evaluate philosophical assumptions about political issues that are embedded in the students' own ideas about politics and in the ideas that permeate our culture.

2. Recognize and reflect on the contributions of major figures in political philosophy to contemporary political discussions and to contemporary political institutions.

3. Recognize and reflect on the interconnectedness of and the historical development of the ideas political philosophers have contributed.

4. Apply the skills of critical reading and critical thinking to discussions and writings about contemporary and classic political debates and discussions.

418. PHL 211 – Existentialism
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommended with outcomes:
1. Recognize and reflect on the significance of Existentialist philosophers' contributions to contemporary intellectual history.

2. Recognize and reflect on their own place in existence and society using the framework of ideas developed by important Existentialist philosophers.

3. Read and think critically and communicate effectively about Existential philosophical ideas.

419. PHL 221 – Symbolic Logic
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommended

420. PHL 222 – Philosophy of Art and Beauty
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommended

421. HST 201- History of the U.S. I
Outcomes
Postponed at Curriculum Committee request

422. HST 202 -  History of the U.S. II
Outcomes
Postponed at Curriculum Committee request

423. HST 203 – HST 203 History of the U.S. III
Outcomes
Postponed at Curriculum Committee request

424. HST 271 – History of Central America and the Caribbean
New Course
Postponed at Curriculum Committee request

425. HST 271 - History of Central America and the Caribbean
Diversity Request
Postponed at Curriculum Committee request

426. ESOL 163 – Grammar 2
Course Description
Recommended with description:
Includes the identification and practice of the following grammatical structures: subject-verb agreement, verb tenses, passive voice, gerunds and infinitives, and articles. Designed to reinforce concepts in both oral and written contexts. Prerequisites: placement in ESOL 160 and ESOL 162 and ESOL 164 or higher. This elective class does not replace courses in the core curriculum.

427. DH 240 – Introduction to Restorative Dentistry
New Course
Recommended with title: Introduction to DH Restorative Dentistry

428. DH 241 – Restorative Dentistry I
New Course
Recommended with title: DH Restorative Dentistry I
prerequisites:
Prerequisite: DH 240.
Prerequisite/Concurrent: DH 242.

And outcomes:
1. Pack and carve amalgam restorations in preparation for placement on patients in DH 243.

2. Polish and finish amalgam restorations in preparation for polishing and finishing on patients in DH 243.

429. DH 242 – DH Restorative Dentistry II
New Course
Recommended with prerequisites:
Prerequisite: DH 240
Prerequisite/concurrent: DH 241
And outcomes:
1. Perform the complete process of composite restoration placement in preparation for placement on patients in DH 243

430. DH 243 – DH Restorative Dentistry III
New Course
Recommended with prerequisites:
Prerequisite: DH 241, DH 242
And outcomes:
1.  Place, finish and polish of amalgam and composite restorations with beginning level clinical competency.

2. Evaluate and adjust patient’s occlusion prior to patient dismissal.

431. DH 244 – DH Restorative Dentistry IV
New Course
Recommended with prerequisites:
Prerequisite: DH 243
And outcomes:
1. Place, finish, and polish of amalgam and composite restorations with developing level clinical competency.

2.Evaluate and adjust patient’s occlusion prior to patient dismissal.

432. DH 245 - DH Restorative Dentistry V
New Course
Recommended with prerequisites:
Prerequisite: DH 244
And outcomes:
1. Place, finish, and polish of amalgam and composite restorations with clinical competency.

2.Evaluate and adjust patient’s occlusion prior to patient dismissal.