CURRICULUM COUNCIL

of the Faculty Senate

MINUTES - #02.19.04

Thursday, February 19, 2004

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

J. Drexler – Business (Co-Chair)

J. Arthur – Statistics

M. Cluskey – Nutrition and Food Management

            J. Gross – Anthropology

B. Hales – Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences

K. Higgins – Education

K. Hunter-Zaworski – Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

 

NON-VOTING MEMBERS, SUPPORT STAFF AND GUESTS PRESENT:

 

R. Burton – Academic Programs

B. Allen – Library

B. Hales – Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences

W. Loveland – Budgets and Fiscal Planning

P. Minear – Extended Campus

B. Balz for M. Rhodes – Associate Registrar

M. Rosowsky – Academic Programs and Assessment Coordinator

A.  Tucker – Academic Programs

J. Coakley – College of Business

R. Shinataku – School of Education

D. Prickel – School of Education

 

 

I.                     APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Minutes for January 22, and January 29, 2004 were approved.

 

II.          REPORT FROM CURRICULUM COUNCIL CHAIR (J. Drexler)

No report.

 

III.         REPORT FROM ACADEMIC PROGRAMS (B. Burton)

No report.

 

IV.        OLD BUSINESS

 

A. Category I proposal for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Graduate Certificate.This is a graduate level, 24-credit hour program that aims to produce practitioners equipped with a theoretical foundation and practical experience to be successful in the settings that offer ESL/EFL courses and programs.

    Decision: The Curriculum Council approved the Abbreviated Category I proposal for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Graduate Certificate on condition that the full library assessment is included in the proposal budget before it goes before the Executive Committee.

 

B.  Review of proposed Non-credit Certificate Policy

Non-credit certificates will be reviewed if they require any credit courses, including 800-level. (Note: OSU non-credit certificates do not appear on any transcripts.)

Decision: The Curriculum Council approved the policy with minor changes. The policy will be edited and sent to the Executive Committee.

 

V.         NEW BUSINESS

No new business

 

 

 

 

NEXT MEETING:  Thursday February 26, 2004, in the President’s Conference Room, Kerr Administration Bldg.

 

To check the status of Category I and Category II proposals, visit:

 

http://osu.orst.edu/admin/uap/curriculum_database/  for all Category I proposals, for Category II proposals dealing with degree requirements, minors, and options, and for all Baccalaureate Core course proposals.

 

http://curriculum.bus.oregonstate.edu/search.aspx for Category II proposals for new courses, course changes, or dropping courses (submitted through the online system).

 

 

Category II Proposals Approved Since Previous Meeting:

 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Change in Existing

ECE 418. SEMICONDUCTOR PROCESSING (3). [ credit] Effective  Spring 2004 (1173).

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SCIENCES

Drop

PAC 157. DANCE: PERFORMANCE COUNTRY(1).Effective Spring 2004 (1174).

PAC 239. SCUBA: RESEARCH DIVING LECTURE (1). Effective Summer 2004 (1176).

PAC 240. SCUBA: RESEARCH DIVING LAB (1). Effective Spring 2004 (1177).

 

Change in Existing

PAC 100-299. ADAPTED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (1). [Description, Prerequisites/ Corequisites]. Effective Spring 2004.