August 21, 2017

Date/Time
Monday, 08/21/2017
Location
John Gray Library Room 717
Submitted By:
Tammye Knowles

Attending: David Short, registrar; Boyd Lanier, political science; John McCollough, business; Nicki Michalski, communication; Zanthia Smith, deaf studies and deaf education; Stefan Andrei, computer science; Lula Henry, education; Kevin Smith, academic affairs; Theresa Hefner-Babb, OPAA; Tammye Knowles, academic affairs.

Via Proxy: Cynthia Barnes, Eileen Curl, Judy Smith, Paul Hemenway

Call to Order: 3:30 p.m.

Approval of Minutes: Lula Henry made a motion to approve the minutes from the summer’s virtual meeting. Nicki Michalski seconded the motion and it carried.

Discussion: Boyd Lanier informed the group that all UUCC forms have been updated.

Business:

BS Speech and Hearing Science

  • The questions we had were answered by Monica Harn.
  • Lula Henry made a motion to approve the degree plan subject to the 4330 pre-requisite being removed from 4336 and 4338. Nicki Michalski seconded the motion, and it carried.
PHYS 1401
  • The council is unclear what is meant by “higher level math” and wants clarification. Also, how can students know their MATH readiness score?
  • Remove the second statement of the pre-requisites from the syllabus but leave the note in place.
  • Lula Henry made a motion to approve the course with changes. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it carried.
ELEN 2300
  • Zanthia Smith made a motion to accept the deletion of the course. Stefan Andrei seconded the motion, and it carried.
SOCI 4335
  • There are some grammar issues on the submission form that will be corrected.
  • There has been no answer to our question about whether there are four or eight exams.
  • The pre-requisites on the form and syllabus do not match.
  • What counts as a “social science course”?
  • Nicki Michalski made a motion to table the course until our concerns are addressed. Lula Henry seconded the motion, and it carried.
SOCI 4370
  • Lula Henry made a motion to table the course until our concerns are addressed. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it carried.
MEEN 3320
  • Zanthia Smith made a motion to table the course until our concerns are addressed. Lula Henry seconded the motion, and it carried.
MEEN 3340
  • The cover form is missing the required signatures, so the course cannot be considered.
  • Nicki Michalski made a motion to table the course until the appropriate signatures are secured. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it carried.
COSC 3323
  • Ideally, there should be separate syllabi for the 8 and 15 week courses.
  • Lula Henry made a motion to table the course until previous concerns were addressed. Zanthia Smith seconded the motion, and it carried.

Adjournment: 4:30 p.m.

The next meeting is set for September 5, 2017.