May 16, 2016

Date/Time
Monday, 05/16/2016
Location
Room 717, Mary and John Gray Library
Submitted By:
Christy Swanson

Attending: Nicki Michalski, communication; Judith Mann, arts and sciences; Zanthia Smith, deaf studies and deaf education; Boyd Lanier, political science; Daniel Bartlett, undergraduate advising center; Kevin Smith, academic affairs; David Short, registrar; Tony Martin, OPAA; Stefan Andrei, computer science

Proxies: Lula Henry, education; Paul Corder, engineering; Paul Hemenway, communication 

Call to Order: 3:40 p.m.

Approval of Minutes: Zanthia Smith made a motion to approve the minutes of the last meeting with the inclusion of the proxy voters. Boyd Lanier seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

INEN 4308

  • The academic honesty policy needs to include consequences.
  • There is an overlap that needs to be removed on the grading scale.
  • The DRC title needs to be fixed.
  • There is a typo in the second bullet under homework policy.
  • Use the same language (choose either test or exam) in the grading information to eliminate confusion.
  • Boyd Lanier made a motion to adopt the course with changes. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion and it carried.

NURS 4390

  • The pre-requisites do not match on the form and syllabus.
  • The online and on-campus courses must have the same pre-requisites.
  • The new course description box needs to be completed.
  • The office hours need to be on the syllabus.
  • The five day requirement needs to be removed from the DRC policy.
  • Use the current DRC policy.
  • Nicki Michalski made a motion to send the course back for clarification regarding the different pre-requisites and corrections. Boyd Lanier seconded the motion, and it carried.

NURS 4540

  • There are no grades on the pre-requisite on the syllabus.
  • Take the five day requirement out of the DRC policy.
  • Use the current DRC policy.
  • The office hours need to be included on the syllabus.
  • Include the new course description on the form.
  • Zanthia Smith made a motion to accept the course with corrections. Stefan Andrei seconded the motion and it carried.

NURS 4550

  • The grade requirement for the pre-requisites need to be included on the syllabus.
  • Remove the five day requirement from the DRC policy and use the updated policy.
  • Include the new course description on the form.
  • Boyd Lanier made a motion to approve the course with changes. Stefan Andrei seconded the motion and it carried.

NURS 4580

  • Include the proposed description on the form.
  • Remove the word “proposed” from the pre-requisite.
  • The pre-requisites need to match on form and syllabus.
  • Include office hours on the syllabus.
  • Update the DRC policy and remove the five day requirement.
  • Stefan Andrei made a motion to accept the course with changes. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion and it carried.

NURS 4620

  • Include office hours on the syllabus.
  • Update the DRC policy and remove the five day requirement.
  • Include passing grades for pre-requisites on the syllabus.
  • Zanthia Smith made a motion to approve the course with changes. Stefan Andrei seconded the motion and it carried.

DSDE 1374

  • The final line is missing from the DRC policy.
  • The course description needs to match on the syllabus and form.
  • Nicki Michalski made a motion to approve the course with changes. Stefan Andrei seconded the motion and it carried.

General Business Construction Management degree plan

  • Zanthia Smith made a motion to accept the plan. Nicki Michalski seconded the plan and it carried.

PEDG 3351

  • Use the current DRC policy.
  • Include the continuation policy.
  • Zanthia Smith made a motion to approve the course with changes. Stefan Andrei seconded the motion and it carried.

PEDG 3352

  • The course description needs to match on the syllabus and form.
  • The logo on the syllabus is not correct.
  • Nicki Michalski made a motion to approve the course with changes. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion and it passed.

READ 3326

  • Use the official continuity statement (do not add material).
  • Move the penalty for cheating to the academic honesty policy.
  • Stefan Andrei made a motion to approve the course with changes. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion and it carried.

READ 3360

  • The course description needs to match on the form and syllabus.
  • Use the continuity statement (do not add material).
  • Move the penalty for cheating into the academic honesty policy.
  • Remove the typos in the cell phone policy.
  • Stefan made a motion to approve the course with changes. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion and it carried.

BS in Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Plan

  • Boyd Lanier made a motion to table the degree plan until the number of hours could be fixed to 120 (the June meeting). Zanthia Smith seconded the motion and it carried.

Adjournment: 4:30 p.m.