April 4, 2016

Date/Time
Monday, 04/04/2016
Location
Room 717, Mary and John Gray Library
Submitted By:
Christy Swanson

Attending: Nicki Michalski, communication; Judy Smith, nursing; Zanthia Smith, deaf studies and deaf education; Lula Henry, education; Boyd Lanier, political science; Ricardo Tovar-Silos, information systems and analysis; Daniel Bartlett, undergraduate advising center; Tony Martin, OPAA; Carmen Doering, library; David Short, registrar; Stefan Andrei, computer science; Kevin Smith, academic affairs

Call to order: 3:35

Approval of Minutes: A motion to approve the minutes was made by Lula Henry. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it passed.

Old Business:

    • Music Business: BS degree plan
      • MUSB 4320 and 4340 do not exist yet.
      • Upper level FINC 3310, MKTG 4310 and MKTG 4340 all require pre-requisites that are not on the degree plan.
      • Nicki Michalski made a motion to table the degree plan until after the 4320 and 4340 classes are created. Judy Smith seconded the motion, and it passed.

New Business:

      • DANC 1241:
        • There needs to be an ABC scale in the syllabus.
        • Consequences need to be included in the academic honesty policy.
        • The DRC statement title needs to be bold face.
        • Judy Smith made a motion to pass the course with changes. Lula Henry seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 1243:
        • The course description needs to match on the syllabus and form.
        • The course title needs to match on the syllabus and form.
        • The academic dishonesty policy should be retitled honesty and needs penalties.
        • Nicki Michalski made a motion to approve the class with corrections. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 1245:
        • Remove “minimum grade C” for the pre-requisite.
        • A minimum of 6 hours are required for office hours.
        • The headings for the policies need to be bold so they can be easily identified.
        • Consolidate the two academic honesty policies into one or choose one or the other. The result needs to include penalties.
        • There needs to be a course outline.
        • Lula Henry made a motion to accept the course with revisions. Judy Smith seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 1247:
        • The titles need to match on the form and syllabus.
        • Remove the dance major statement from the grading scale.
        • Remove the show information from the grade policy table.
        • The academic honesty policy needs penalties.
        • Headings need to be clarified on the policies.
        • Lula Henry made a motion to accept the course with revisions. Judy Smith seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 2241:
        • The academic honesty policy needs to include penalties.
        • The headings need to be clarified on the policies.
        • There needs to be an ABC scale.
        • Judy Smith made a motion to accept the course with revisions. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it carried.
      • DANC 2243:
        • The academic honesty policy needs to include penalties.
        • There are 2 DRC policies.
        • Move the course evaluation scale next to the point breakdown.
        • The pre-requisite section on the form should read “none” or “NA”.
        • Lula Henry made a motion to accept the course with revisions. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 2245:
        • There needs to be at least 6 office hours.
        • There are 2 academic honesty policies.
        • The policy headings need to be clarified.
        • A course schedule needs to be included.
        • Judy Smith made a motion to approve the course with changes. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 2247:
        • The Dean is female. Check to see if the policy is still the same.
        • Take the show information out of the grading section.
        • Move the course evaluation information next to the grading section.
        • The academic honesty policy needs to include penalties.
        • The headings need to be clarified on the policies.
        • Lula Henry made a motion to approve the course with changes. Judy Smith seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 3241:
        • The pre-requisites need to be on the syllabus.
        • The academic honesty policy needs penalties.
        • The policy headings need to be clarified.
        • Nicki Michalski made a motion to accept the course with changes. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it carried.
      • DANC 3243:
        • The pre-requisites need to be on the syllabus.
        • The academic honesty policy needs penalties.
        • The policy headings need to be clarified.
        • Course description is misspelled.
        • Move the course evaluation information next to the grading information.
        • There are two DRC policies.
        • The attendance statement needs clarification.
        • Judy Smith made a motion to accept the course with revisions. Lula Henry seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 3245:
        • Office hours need to be included.
        • A course schedule needs to be included.
        • The pre-requisite needs to be on the syllabus.
        • The academic honesty policy needs to be condensed and needs penalties.
        • The policy headings need to be clarified.
        • Lula Henry made a motion to accept the course with revisions. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 3247:
        • Move the show information out of the course evaluation section.
        • The pre-requisite needs to be included on the syllabus.
        • The academic honesty policy needs to include penalties.
        • The headings on the policies need to be clarified.
        • Judy Smith made a motion to accept the course with corrections. Lula Henry seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 3302:
        • The headings on the policies need to be clarified.
        • The pre-requisite space on the form should say “none”.
        • Lula Henry made a motion to approve the course with corrections. Judy Smith seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 4241:
        • The pre-requisite needs to be on the syllabus.
        • There needs to be an ABC scale on the syllabus.
        • The academic honesty policy needs to include penalties.
        • The headings on the policies need to be clarified.
        • Zanthia Smith made a motion to accept the course with changes. Lula Henry seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 4243:
        • Move the show information out of the course evaluation section.
        • The pre-requisite needs to be included on the syllabus.
        • The academic honesty policy needs to include penalties.
        • The headings on the policies need to be clarified.
        • There are two DRC policies.
        • Judy Smith made a motion to accept the course with changes. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 4245:
        • The pre-requisite needs to be on the syllabus.
        • The titles need to match on the syllabus and form.
        • Office hours need to be included.
        • A schedule needs to be included.
        • The policy headings need to be clarified.
        • There are 2 honesty policies.
        • Nicki Michalski made a motion to accept the course with changes. Lula Henry seconded the motion, and it passed.
      • DANC 4247:
        • Move the show information out of the course evaluation section.
        • The pre-requisite needs to be included on the syllabus.
        • The academic honesty policy needs to include penalties.
        • The headings on the policies need to be clarified.
        • Lula Henry made a motion to accept the course with changes. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it carried.
      • DANC 2210 & 3210:
        • Judy Smith made a motion to approve the deletion of both courses. Lula Henry seconded the motion, and it carried.
      • DANC 2301:
        • Judy Smith made a motion to approve the deletion for the course. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it carried.
      • THEA 2351:
        • The pre-requisite needs to be on the syllabus.
        • Change “dishonesty” to honesty.
        • There is a typo on the first line of the emergency procedure.
        • Judy Smith made a motion to accept the course with changes. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it carried.
      • THEA 3351:
        • There is in minimum grade for the pre-requisite.
        • Change “dishonesty” to honesty.
        • Nicki Michalski made a motion to accept the course with changes. Lula Henry seconded the motion, and it carried.
      • THEA 4210:
        • The syllabus needs to include student learning outcomes.
        • There needs to be a schedule included.
        • The attendance policy; it needs to be separated from the assignments.
        • The pre-requisite needs to be on the syllabus.
        • The policy headings need to be clarified.
        • Use the same font throughout the syllabus.
        • The course numbers need to match on the syllabus and form.
        • Boyd Lanier made a motion to accept the course with changes. Judy Smith seconded the motion, and it carried.
      • THEA 4351:
        • The pre-requisite needs to be on the syllabus.
        • The attendance policy needs clarification.
        • The grading section needs an ABC scale.
        • Change “dishonesty” to honesty.
        • Change DRC heading to include the word “policy”.
        • Judy Smith made a motion to accept the course with changes. Lula Henry seconded the motion.
        • Stefan Andrei made a friendly motion to ensure that all of the previously approved syllabi also change the DRC heading to include “policy”. Zanthia Smith seconded the amendment, it was accepted by Judy Smith and Lula Henry. The motion passed.
      • Theater and Dance degree plans:
        • Boyd Lanier made a motion to accept the degree plans retroactively effective Fall 2014. Lula Henry seconded the motion, and it passed.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:27. The council will meet again Monday, April 11, 2016.