Minutes 04-07-2010

CURRICULUM/GEN ED COMMITTEE
a standing committee of the Education Advisory Committee
Minutes
April 7, 2010
Sylvania CC, Conference Rm B

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Ed DeGrauw, Chair

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Pam Kessinger

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Jim Parks

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Ross Kouzes

Marc Spaziani

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Joe Wright

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Doug Jones

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Tammy Dowd

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Jim Jeffery

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Nancy Hutt

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Rick Willebrand

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Andrew Cohen

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John Sparks

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Heiko Spoddeck

Committee Support:

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Jeff Triplett

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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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Sally Earll

Dmitri Alvarado

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Steve Smith

Guests:

Pat Kraft

Joe Huddleson

Scott Morgan

Janeen Hull

Heidi Diaz

Cynthia Killingsworth

Takako Yamaguchi

Dave Stout

Frederick –CA Student Rep

Loretta Goldy

Russ Jones

Bart Ochida

Information Items from the Curriculum Office:

(These items do not require curriculum committee recommendation)

Experimental Courses:
MUS 199I - Music Improvisation
MUS 299E – Music, Film and Culture
MUS 299L – Introduction to the music of Latin America
MM 299G – Sound Seminar – Beyond Dialog
D 199O – East Coast Swing
D 199M – Conditioning for Dance

Course Inactivation:
None

Available Grading Option:
HIM 120 – Health Information Technology I Lab
HIM 286 – Data Management and Analysis I Lab
HIM 292 – Health Information Directed Practice I
HIM 107 – Ancillary Information Analysis Lab
HIM 274 – Quality Improvement in Healthcare Lab
HIM 293 – Health Information Directed Practice 2
HIM 276 – Classifications Systems Lab
HIM 277 – Health Information Management Lab

Old Business:

234. BA 237 – Fundamentals of Import/Export
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

New Business:

251. D 177B – Hip Hop II
New Course
Recommend description:
Continue the development of Hip Hop dance at an intermediate level with a focus on longer, more challenging phrases and performance aspects. Emphasis will be placed on the development of correct technique, strength and flexibility, musicality, and individual expression through movement. Course may be taken a total of three times for credit as either D 177B or PE 186S. Prerequisite: D 177 or PE 186R or instructor approval.
and default grading option: Letter grade A-F

252. D 184 – Ballroom II
New Course
Recommend description:
Continues the development of skills in ballroom dance at an intermediate level as well as enriching the depth of the dance technique and complexity of choreography. Focus placed on: appropriate partnering in order to lead or follow, rhythm, style, and phrasing. Dances may include: Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Quickstep, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Swing, Samba, Jive, and Night Club Two Step. Course may be taken a total of three times for credit as either D 184B or PE 186E. Prerequisite: D 184 or PE 186D or instructor approval.
and Outcomes:
1. Use increased spatial awareness, partnering skills, and coordination in order to build social connections and help make social choices.
2. Use social skills to acknowledge diversity and develop tolerance, support, and attentiveness towards other human beings.
3. Appreciate ballroom dance as an art form and understand how it fits in with other areas of dance.
4. Use developed skills in improvisation to promote creative problem solving.
and default grading option: Letter grade A-F

253. CG 112 – Stopping Test Anxiety
Course Revision – Title, Des, Out
Recommend outcomes:
1. Assess attitude and emotional reaction to anticipated tests.
2. Employ strategies to reduce emotional overreactions to tests, and prepare for and take anticipated tests in a timely manner.

254. CG 144 – Introduction to Assertiveness
Course Revision – Des, Out
Recommend descriptions:
Applies assertive communication skills to relationships both in personal and professional environments. Includes an overview of assertive communication and behavior and skill development in the areas of communication and personal conflict resolution.

255. CG 147 – Decision Making
Course Revision – Des, Out
Recommend outcomes:
1. Assess decision making opportunities in personal and professional environments.
2. Employ effective decision making techniques in order to make intentional and timely decisions.
3. Assess outcomes of decisions made for possible reevaluation.

256. CG 209 – Job Finding Skills
Course Revision – Out
Recommend outcomes:
1. Continually develop and revise appropriate job search plans and materials.
2. Prepare for and execute effective informational and job interviews.
3. Continue to self identify career opportunities and target specific jobs that match current skills and career goals.

257. CJA 116 – Juvenile Risk Assessment
New Course
Recommend default grading option: Letter Grade A-F

258.  MCH 290 – Mastercam Fundamentals Orientation
New Course
Recommend description:
Introduces the use of Mastercam CAD/CAM software for community members, engineering, and art students to acquire skills to access additional technology in manufacturing labs, such as CNC machines, Additive type RP machines, and laser systems. Create wireframe and limited solid geometry, and output of CNC code as well as STL and DXF formatted files
and Default grading option: Letter grade A-F
and Contact/Credit hour: 1 credit, 2 weekly contact hours of lec/lab

259. MCH 291 – Laser Cutting and Engraving Fundamentals
New Course
Recommend description:
Introduces how to setup and operate a laser engraving machine using CorelDraw software as the print driver. Includes time for student project work.
and outcomes:
1. Identify processes that can be completed on a laser engraving machine and be able to setup and perform basic operation of a laser engraving machine.
2. Use a laser engraving machine to produce a product.
and Default grading option: Letter grade A-F
and contact/credit hour: 1 credit,  2 weekly contact hours of lec/lab

260. MCH 292 – FDM Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Orientation
New Course
Recommend description:
Introduces how to setup, operate, and maintain a Dimensions brand Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) machine using solid support material, to manufacture prototype or production parts. Students will prototype their own designs using up to five cubic inches of material. Requires CAD solid model experience and access to a CAD system that outputs .STL formatted file.
and outcomes:
1. Identify processes that can be completed on an FDM machine and operate a Dimensions brand FDM Additive Manufacturing machine to create physical solid models.
2. Apply basic finishing techniques to the parts.
and Default grading option: Letter grade A-F
and contact/credit hour:1.5 credits, 3 weekly contact hours of lec/lab

261. MCH 293 – CNC Router Fundamentals Orientation
New Course
Recommend description:
Introduces  how to setup and operate a Techno brand CNC router to manufacture a simple project. Exploratory of the machines application, or as a fundamentals class for engineering and art students, and others to acquire skills to create objects of their own design. Students must be proficient at CNC “G” code for milling applications prior to taking the course.
and outcomes:
1. Identify processes that can be completed on a Techno brand CNC router and setup and operate a Techno brand CNC router to manufacture a simple project.
2. Understand basic principles and use a vacuum table for material holding
and default grading option: Letter grade A-F
and contact/credit hour:
1 credit, 2 weekly contact hours lec/lab

262. MCH 294 – 3 Dimensional Digital Laser Scanning Fundamentals
New Course
Recommend description:
Introduces an understanding of how to setup and use a NextEngine brand 3 dimensional digital laser scanner and to output data for CAD software use. Exploration of the machines application, or as a fundamentals class for engineering and art students, and others to acquire skills to re-engineer objects of their own design. Students must be proficient at basic computer operational skills literacy and have an understanding of CAD solid modeling.
and Default grading option: Letter grade A-F
and contact/credit hour:1.5 credit, 3 weekly contact hours of lec/lab
263. CHN 201 – Second Year Chinese
New Course
Recommend description:
Reviews and expands learners’ language proficiency as well as cultural awareness and understanding from first-year college Mandarin Chinese. Emphasizes effective skills in both the written and spoken language. The first course of a three-course sequence of second-year Mandarin Chinese. Prerequisite: CHN 103 or instructor permission.
and outcomes:
1. Apply wider cultural understandings and recognize Chinese cultural values to interact with native speakers of Mandarin.
2. Employ the understanding of Chinese syntactic system to read and compose simple colloquial Chinese texts in Chinese characters
3. Use Chinese grammatical structures and vocabulary to acquire information in semi-predictable settings
4. Use effective communicative skills to interact with native Mandarin Chinese speakers
and default grading option: Letter grade A-F
and repeat status: none

264. CHN 202 – Second Year Chinese
New Course
Recommend description:
Expands learners’ language proficiency as well as cultural awareness and understanding. The second course of a three-course sequence of second-year Mandarin Chinese language and culture, with a great emphasis given to improving effective communicative skills in both the written and spoken language and an understanding of the practices and products of Chinese culture. Prerequisite: CHN 201 or instructor permission.
and default grading option: Letter grade A-F
and repeat status: none

265. CHN 203 – Second Year Chinese
New Course
Recommend description:
Practices and expands learners’ language proficiency as well as cultural awareness and understanding. The third course of a three-course sequence of second year Mandarin Chinese language and culture, with a great emphasis given to improving effective communicative skills in both the written and spoken language and an understanding of the practices and products of Chinese culture.  Prerequisite: CHN 202 or instructor permission.
and default grading option: Letter grade A-F
and repeat status: none

266. HST 285 – The Holocaust
Course Revision – Out
Recommend
Description revision added at meeting:

Introduces the aftermath of World War I and the rise of the Nazis, the historical roots of anti-Semitism, the evolution of the Final Solution and its coordination in Nazi occupied Europe, the victims of Nazi policies, the camps, the perpetrators, bystanders, and the aftermath of the Holocaust. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.

267. HST 285 – The Holocaust
Course Designation – Cultural Literacy
Recommend

268. AM 101 – Engine Repair I
Course Revision – title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform internal engine inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs.
 Communicate effectively with employers, customers and co-workers.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop and implement strategies and processes to solve internal engine repair problems.
 Perform internal engine repair to the highest professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none

269. AM 102 – Electrical Systems I
Course Revision - number, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform basic electrical system inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs relating to starting and charging systems.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
Develop and implement strategies and processes to repair electrical system problems relating to starting systems.
Perform electrical system repair of starting systems to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

270. AM 103 – Engine Performance I
Course Revision – Number, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform engine performance inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs relating to ignition systems.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop and implement strategies and processes to solve engine performance problems relating to ignition systems.
 Perform engine performance repair of ignition systems to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

271. AM 104 – Steering & Suspension Sys I
Course Revision – Title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform comprehensive brake, steering and suspension system inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs with limited supervision.
 Communicate effectively with employers, customers and co-workers.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop and implement strategies and processes to solve brake, steering and suspension system repair problems.
 Perform brake, steering and suspension system repair to professional and ethical standards.
Addendum to course description:
 As preparation for achieving Undercar III program outcomes, students will: obtain accurate wheel alignment readings using industry standard 4-wheel alignment equipment to achieve front toe adjustments, with straight-ahead steering wheel position
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

272. AM 105 – Brake Systems I
Course Revision – Title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform a complete vehicle brake inspection, including measurement and evaluation of the base brake friction, hydraulic, wheel bearing, parking brake and power assist components.
 Perform brake drum and rotor refinishing.
 Demonstrate professional, safe and ethical practice in the performance of brake repair.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

273. AM 106 – Heat & Air Conditioning System
Course Revision – Number, title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform heating and air conditioning system inspection, maintenance, adjustments and repair with limited supervision.
 Perform engine cooling system maintenance, diagnosis and repairs as related to heating and air conditioning with limited supervision.
 Communicate effectively with employers, customers and co-workers.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop and implement strategies and processes to solve heating and air conditioning repair problems.
 Perform heating and air conditioning repair to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

274. AM 107 – Manual Drive Train & Axles
Course Revision – Number, title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform manual drive train inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop and implement strategies and processes to solve manual drive train repair problems.
 Perform manual drive train repairs to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

275. AM 108 – Intro to Automotive Systems I
Course Revision – Number, title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Use various hand and power tools related to the automotive field and recognize the differences in manufacturer types.
 Perform basic measurements using standard and metric precision tools according to industry standards.
 Communicate effectively with employers, customers and co-workers.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop and implement strategies and processes to handle hazardous materials in accordance with current industry standards.
 Perform basic vehicle maintenance to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none

276. AM 112 – Electrical II
Course Revision – Number, title, des, req, out
Recommend description:
Continuation of reading of schematics, starting and charging system theory, operation, diagnosis and repair. Lecture and lab work includes proper repair procedures, component identification and service procedures performed on school owned vehicles and components.
And outcomes:
 Perform select electrical system inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs relating to starting and charging systems.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop and implement strategies and processes to solve electrical system repair problems relating to starting and charging systems.
 Perform electrical system repair of starting and charging systems to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

277. AM 113 – Engine Performance II
Course Revision – Number, title, des, req, out
Recommend description:
Covers the environmental effects of automotive emissions, the use of the five gas analyzer, theory and operation of catalytic converters, crankcase ventilation systems, evaporative control systems and federal and state emission control laws.
and outcomes:
 Perform engine performance inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs relating to emission control systems.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop and implement strategies and processes to solve engine performance problems relating to emission control systems.
 Perform engine performance repair of emission control systems to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

278. AM 115 – Brake Systems II
Course Revision – Title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform comprehensive, steering and suspension system inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs with limited supervision.
 Communicate effectively with employers, customers and co-workers.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop and implement strategies and processes to solve, steering and suspension system repair problems.
 Perform, steering and suspension system repair to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

279. AM 117 – Manual Drive train & Axles
Course Revision – Number, title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform manual and automatic drive train inspection, maintenance, repair and diagnosis with limited supervision.
 Communicate effectively with employers, customers and co-workers.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop and implement strategies and processes to solve manual and automatic drive train repair problems.
 Perform manual and automatic drive train repair to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

280. AM 122 – Electrical III
Course Revision –  Number, title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform comprehensive electrical system inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs.
 Communicate effectively with employers, customers and co-workers.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop strategies and processes to solve electrical system repair problems.
 Perform electrical system repair to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

281. AM 123 – Engine Performance III
Course Revision –  Number, title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform engine performance inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs relating to fuel management systems, idle control systems and on board diagnostic systems.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop and implement strategies and processes to solve engine performance problems relating to fuel management systems, idle control systems and on board diagnostic systems.
 Perform engine performance repair of fuel management systems, idle control systems and on board diagnostic systems to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

282. AM 127 – Auto Trans/Transaxle I
Course Revision – Number, title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform automatic drive train inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs.
. Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Develop and implement strategies and processes to solve automatic drive train repair problems.
 Perform automatic drive train repair to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

283. AM 133 – Engine Performance IV
Course Revision – Number, title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform basic vehicle inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs with limited supervision.
 Communicate effectively with employers, customers and co-workers.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Implement strategies and processes to solve basic vehicle repair problems.
 Perform basic vehicle diagnosis and repair to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda
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284. AM 143 – Engine Performance V
Course Revision –  Number, title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform select vehicle inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs with limited supervision.
 Communicate effectively with employers, customers and co-workers.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Implement strategies and processes to solve select vehicle repair problems.
 Perform select vehicle diagnosis and repair to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

285. AM 153 – Engine Performance VI
Course Revision – Number, title, des, req, out
Recommend outcomes:
 Perform comprehensive vehicle inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repairs with limited supervision.
 Communicate effectively with employers, customers and co-workers.
 Access and utilize repair information in a rapidly changing technology.
 Implement strategies and processes to solve vehicle repair problems.
 Perform comprehensive vehicle diagnosis and repair to professional and ethical standards.
And prerequisites: none
The course number changes have been withdrawn at the Degrees and Certificates committee request, all other revisions to the courses remain. See new course number requests on the June 2010 Agenda.

286. OST 101 – Occupational Skills Training
Course Revision – Des, out
Postponed at SAC Request

287. OST 101 - Occupational Skills Training
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

288. PST 099 – On-the-Job Evaluation
Course Revision – Number, des, out
Postponed at SAC Request

289. PE 186E - Ballroom II
New Course
Recommend description:
Continues the development of skills in ballroom dance at an intermediate level as well as enriching the depth of the dance technique and complexity of choreography. Focus placed on: appropriate partnering in order to lead or follow, rhythm, style, and phrasing. Dances may include: Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Quickstep, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Swing, Samba, Jive, and Night Club Two Step. Course may be taken a total of three times for credit as either PE 186E or D 184B. Prerequisite: PE 186D or D 184 or instructor approval.
and Outcomes:
1. Use increased spatial awareness, partnering skills, and coordination in order to build social connections and help make social choices.
2. Use social skills to acknowledge diversity and develop tolerance, support, and attentiveness towards other human beings.
3. Appreciate ballroom dance as an art form and understand how it fits in with other areas of dance.
4. Use developed skills in improvisation to promote creative problem solving.
and default grading option
: Letter grade  A-F

290. PE 186S – Hip Hop II
New Course
Recommend description:
Continue the development of Hip Hop dance at an intermediate level with a focus on longer, more challenging phrases and performance aspects. Emphasis will be placed on the development of correct technique, strength and flexibility, musicality, and individual expression through movement. Course may be taken a total of three times for credit as either PE 186S or D 177B. Prerequisite: PE 186R or D 177 or instructor approval.
and default grading option: Letter grade  A-F