St. Philip's College Curriculum Committee Meeting Minutes - April 16, 2010
Committee members attending: Dr. Julia Briggs, Maureen Cartledge, Pearl Conyers, Mary Cottier, Ruth Dalrymple, Randall Dawson, John
Eichelberger, Jason Fabianke, Stanley Krause, Mary Kunz (Chair), Dennis McDonaugh, Bob Pearce, Lucy Duncan for Ellie Seiferth, Rose Spruill, John
Westerbeck, Kathryn White and Joe Espitia for Joe Ybarra.
Action Items (Changes, new programs, etc.) Results
1. Welcome and Introductions Ms. Mary Kunz
Dennis McDonaugh moved to approve, Rose Spruill seconded.
2. Approval of March 12, 2010 meetings minutes (posted on web) Approved.
3. Nursing Education
No one was present to represent this program, so it was tabled
Deleting RNSG 1301 course (tabled from March 12, meeting) again.
Basic Skill Levels (tabled from March 12 meeting) This was approved by the Committee in February.
5. Allied Construction Trades
This was approved but was lacking one course. ELPT2419 was
accidentally omitted. This was added back, a practicum
changed. While reviewing again, it was noted that the course
would have to be a 5 credit hour and not a 4 as listed. Stanley
Krause will review and bring it to the next meeting. Tabled at
AAS Electrical Trades this time.
FYI - Wording not correct on a previously submitted change.
6. Automotive Technology - FYI on previous approved changes Ms. Kunz read e-mail from Christa Emig.
Randall Dawson - error in e-catalog that needed to be
corrected. This is information that the committee needs to be
OTHA (not on original agenda) aware of and recorded in the minutes.
Since we are getting so many submissions that are not correct,
Mary went over the requirements and expectations. Materials
need to go to Pete 14 days in advance. We need an extra week
for processing. Ruth advised that all colleges are struggling and
every one needs to hold to these dates. All forms are on the
DCC website. Some forms have changed. Mary went through
each form advising there are quite a few, but that does not
mean that each one needs to be filled out for your particular
change. The DCC site shows what order your revision should be
in when sent in. Mary explained what is needed on each form.
These all need to be merged and received as one document. If
you do not know how to do this, ask for help from the IIC.
Randall asked about the timeline for changes for semesters.
Mary advised these are on the web but will change because the
DCC is currently planning their 10-11 calendar so the colleges
will back off their dates to meet theirs. It also looks like there
will be no more January/Spring changes - all will happen only in
the Fall. Mary also indicated it would be nice to have
everything in time to be put on the agenda so that it would
reflect what needs to be ac ted upon. Rose Spruill asked if
7. Review of Submission Requirements there was a limit on the amount of time something could be
Some Discussion, but this Committee will not meet in May. Will
meet on June 17 at 2 p.m. and July 15 at 2 p.m. Anything you
8. Summer Calendar meeting dates work on from this time on will be for Fall 2011.
9. Dean's Feedback Erick Akins
Maureen A. Cartledge - asked that the AS&T Division be early
with their changes.
Mary Cottier - nothing to report
Dr. Burton Crow
Dr. Ruben Izaguirre
Dr. Christopher Pate
Dr. Karen Sides
From Dr. Aguero - average of 5 grads per year, per college. New
degree - not evaluated until the 6th year. Mecca's info -
compare 07-08 to 08-09 grads. Decline of 16% overall. Ruth
would like to get this info out on everyone's program. Maureen
stated some of her Chairs believe this data to be suspect. Rose
Spruill asked about a template for syllabi and Ruth replied it
should be sent out today. Mary suggested this be on the
VPAA Comments upcoming Academic Affairs meeting.
Changes on calendar were already reviewed. Jason said some
of the forms might be changing again. Aligning Curriculum-
Program Alignment. This will be much more anxiety ridden.
Ruth said this is a chance to describe your uniqueness. Mary
stated there is a lot of positive feedback in the alingment
10. District Curriculum Committee Report meeting.
None, but if you have anything, e-mail any of the 4 on the
11. SPC Curriculum Committee Feedback to DCC committiee.
Mary read memo from Dennis McDonaugh referring to
Deactivation and restructuring of their Network Security
Administrator program. No other, but please send her your list
12. Other Business of any frequently asked questions.
June 17, 2 p.m. Kathi will make reservations and send out an e-
13. Next meeting date mail.