I. Minutes of the December 7, 2004
II. Report of the Faculty Senate Chairperson
Changes in Courses
GEOG 220 Human Geography
GEOG 304 Water Resource Management
GEOG 350 Global Issues
GEOG 228 Geography of Sport
COMM 317 Intercultural Communicology
NURS 515 Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Internship
NURS 630 Effective Teaching: Theories and Methods in Nursing Education
NURS 631 Measurement and Evaluation in Nursing Education
NURS 632 Nursing Curriculum and Program Design
NURS 633 Nursing Education Internship
Changes in Curricula
B.A. in Economics and B.A. Economics, Financial and Political options
M.S.N. Nursing with a Nursing Education option
III. Report of the Faculty Senate Standing Committees
Academic Proposals Curricular change - B.S. in Industrial Technology: Add MATH 161 - Calculus and MATH 236 - Elements of Statistics II to current list ( MATH 151 and 160) of appropriate math electives in G2 block and delete CSCI as a required related elective in G2 block.
Add a Construction Technology option to the B.S. in Industrial Technology program; required courses for the option include ITEC 241, 271, 331 (335), 332*, 336, 346 and 433* and one technical option. For the Construction Technology option only, OSEH 320 will be required as one of the three Elective Courses in Management.
ITEC 433* - Construction Project Management
ITEC 332* - Construction Technology II
EDSE 521- Contemporary Issues in Secondary Education-
Inclusion of EDSE 521 - Contemporary Issues in Secondary Education in admission requirements for Advanced Professional Studies
Addition of an ESL concentration in the already existing M.Ed. in Language and Literacy.
IV. Election of Faculty Senate Chair, Chair Pro Tempore and Secretary
Mowrey/Luek was passed to nominate Senator Rosenthal for the Chair Pro Tempore position. Nomination was accepted. Senator Rosenthal was elected.
Mowrey/McCotter motion to nominate Senator Rohena for Senate Secretary was declined.
Senator Wismer proposed postponement of elections until candidates for Senate Chair and Senate Sectretary can be identified.
V. Faculty Emeritus
VI. General Education Task Force Final Report and Recommendations
The Faculty Senate was encouraged to share this information with their faculty to be ready to vote on various important issues. The most pressing issue to decide is how to count the pilot testing seminars within student's degree programs. The vote on this matter was postponed for next meeting.
VII. Other/New Business
Senator Wismer asked for clarification of the make-up day schedule for inclement weather. Provost Prabhu provided some clarification.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:27 p.m.
Respectfully Submitted by,
Elba I. Rohena