Minutes 5-6-2009

CURRICULUM/GEN ED COMMITTEE
a standing committee of the Education Advisory Committee
Minutes
May 6, 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

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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

Rick Willebrand

Jim Jeffery

Bob Allen

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

Steve Smith

Sherry Hanchett

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Sally Earll

Amy Alday-Murray

Guests:

Gary Hecht

Andrea Lowgren

Angela Berdahl

Colin Goble

Gayathri Iyer

John Mery

Greg Kerr

Ish Rivas

Mark Andres

Sylvia Gray

Chris Shelley

Cathy Alzner

Information Items from the Curriculum Office:

(These items do not require curriculum committee recommendation)

Experimental Courses:

TA 199A – Introduction to Stage Combat
TA 199B – Introduction to Readers Theatre
TA 199C – Mask and Movement for Actors
TA 299 – Sex, Violence, and Popcorn
ART 299C – Art and Social Practice
ART 199L – Photographic Lighting
ART 299A – Mold Making
CJA 299B – Fish and Wildlife Enforcement
CJA 299C – Effective Police Encounters
RAD 299C – CT Clinical Education I
RAD 299D – CT Clinical Education II
RAD 299E – CT Clinical Education III

Inactivations:

See attached list on pg.4

Old Business:

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

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

411. MUS 101 – Introduction to Music (Basic Materials)
New Course
Recommend with outcomes:

  • Use basic music literacy in order to apply musical skills in the form of singing and/or learning to play a musical instrument.
  • Listen critically using the building blocks of music in order to identify structure and form in music.
  • Use the basic components of music in order to identify what makes up diverse musical style and genre.

415. EET 111 – Electric Circuit Analysis I
Course Revision – Requisites
Recommend

421. HST 201- History of the U.S. I
Recommend with outcomes:

  • Articulate an understanding of key events in the history of early and colonial United States and use critical thinking in order to evaluate historical changes and their impact on U.S. society.
  • Recognize the historical contributions of different groups (national, ethnic, racial, religious, sexual and gendered) that interacted in the United States in order to appreciate and evaluate U.S. diversity.
  • Identify culturally‐grounded assumptions which have influenced the perceptions and behaviors of people in the past in order to assess how culture continues to affect human behavior.
  • Communicate effectively using historical analysis.
  • Connect the past with the present to enhance citizenship skills.

422. HST 202 - History of the U.S. II
Outcomes
Recommend with outcomes:

  • Articulate an understanding of key events in the nineteenth century history of the United States and use critical thinking in order to evaluate historical changes and their impact on U.S. society.
  • Recognize the historical contributions of different groups (national, ethnic, racial, religious, sexual and gendered) that interacted in the United States in order to appreciate and evaluate U.S. diversity.
  • Identify culturally-grounded assumptions which have influenced the perceptions and behaviors of people in the past in order to assess how culture continues to affect human behavior.
  • Communicate effectively using historical analysis.
  • Connect the past with the present to enhance citizenship skills.

423. HST 203 – HST 203 History of the U.S. III
Outcomes
Recommend with outcomes:

  • Articulate an understanding of key events in the twentieth century history of the United States and use critical thinking in order to evaluate historical changes and their impact on U.S. society.
  • Recognize the historical contributions of different groups (national, ethnic, racial, religious, sexual and gendered) that interacted in the United States in order to appreciate and evaluate U.S. diversity.
  • Identify culturally-grounded assumptions which have influenced the perceptions and behaviors of people in the past in order to assess how culture continues to affect human behavior.
  • Communicate effectively using historical analysis.
  • Connect the past with the present to enhance citizenship skills.

424. HST 271 – History of Central America and the Caribbean
New Course
Recommend with description:
Surveys Central American and Caribbean history from the pre-Columbian era to the present. Focuses on post-contact history including colonialism, independence, revolution, nation-building and international relationships. Emphasizes social, political and cultural developments and contributions by a diversity of Central American and Caribbean peoples.
And with outcomes:

  • Articulate an understanding of key events in the history of Central America and the Caribbean and use critical thinking in order to evaluate historical changes and their impact on Central American and Caribbean society.
  • Recognize the historical contributions of different groups (national, ethnic, racial, religious, sexual and gendered) that interacted in Central America and the Caribbean in order to appreciate and evaluate Central American and Caribbean diversity.
  • Identify culturally-grounded assumptions which have influenced the perceptions and behaviors of people in the past in order to assess how culture continues to affect human behavior.
  • Communicate effectively using historical analysis.
  • Connect Central America and the Caribbean with the United States in order to better understand the political relationship between the two regions.

New Business:

433. WR 185 – English Language: Theory & Practice
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

434. WR 185 – English Language: Theory & Practice
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Recommend

435. NRS 110 – Foundations of Nursing-Health Promotion
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommend *1

436. NRS 111 – Foundations of Nursing in Chronic Illness I
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommend *1

437. NRS 112 – Foundations of Nursing in Acute Care I
Course Revision – Requisites, Outcomes
Recommend *1

438. NRS 230 – Clinical Pharmacology I
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommend *1

439. NRS 231 – Clinical Pharmacology II
Course Revision – Outcomes, Requisites
Recommend *1

440. NRS 232 – Pathophysiological Processes I
Course Revision – Description, Requisites, Outcomes
Recommend *1

441. NRS 233 – Pathophysiological Process II
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommend *1

NOTE *1:
These courses are part of a statewide consortium for nursing curriculum (OCNE) and an individual institution cannot make any changes to any aspect of the course content, descriptions, or outcomes for any of the courses. 

442. CJA 245 – Search Warrant Preparation
Course Revision – Requisites
Recommend

443. CS 201 – Computer Systems II
Course Revision – Title, Description, Outcomes
Postponed at SAC Request

444. CAS 208 – Beginning Photoshop for the Web
Course Revision- Description, Requisites
Recommend with description:
Introduces basic painting and drawing features in Adobe Photoshop to create and refine graphics for websites. Introduces basic painting and drawing tools, and export options for the web. Emphasizes using the Photoshop interface efficiently. Prerequisite: CAS111D or CAS111E or CAS206 or permission of the instructor. Recommended: MM 120.
And with prequisites:
Prerequisite: CAS 111D or CAS 111E or CAS 206 or permission of the instructor.

445. DST 110 – Caterpillar Engine Fundamentals
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Postponed at Committee Request

446. DST 111 – Intro to Caterpillar Service Industry
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Postponed at Committee Request

447. DST 150 – Caterpillar Service Technology Internship
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Postponed at Committee Request

448. ART 248 – Glass Casting
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Recommend

449. MUS 190 – Introduction to Piano
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Recommend

Amendment to October 1, 2008 Curriculum Minutes:
There was an error in recording the minutes, and below are the corrected course descriptions:

313. BA 255 – Project Management – Business Environments
Showcases the evolving interpretation of project management by providing practical information useful to project managers from all disciplines. Discussion topics will include: integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource management, communication, risk, and procurement management. This course is one of the Project Management series that includes CAS 220, MSD 279, and CIS 245. Project management is a broad term that can include many areas of a business. Recommend: BA 101, MSD 279, BA 250, and CAS 220.

12. CIS 245 – Project Management – Information Systems
Study practical approaches for managing, planning, organizing and implementing Information Systems projects using modern management techniques. Complete hands-on projects requiring management of project resources, scope, time-line, cost, scheduling, human and other resources. Use Microsoft Project and other project monitoring tools. This course is one of the Project Management series that includes CAS 220, MSD 279, and BA 255. Project management is a broad term that can include many areas of a business. Recommend: CIS 122, MSD 279, and CAS 220.