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					                          UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL
                                    (Approved) MINUTES
                                  Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Present: Jim Geidner, Uwe Leck, Eric Edwards, Tim Crow, Nick Danz, Diana Douglas, Ephraim Nikoi,
Faith Hensrud, Deborah Schlacks, Gary Johnson, Brett Jones, Olawole Famule, John McCormick,
Suzanne Griffith
Guests: Jerry Hembd, Wendy Kropid, Shaun Lynch, Sue Masterson, Mary McCauley


I.        CALL TO ORDER
          The meeting was called to order at 2:35 pm by the Brett Jones.

II.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES
          Motion moved to approve Minutes of November 8, 2011 meeting (Danz/Nikoi) Approved.

III.      REPORTS
       A. Chair: Jones who convened the meeting reported that UAAC Chair, Suzanne Griffith, will join
          the meeting later due to a dental emergency.

       B. Secretary: No report

       C. General Education Committee: GEC is currently working on the Learning Outcome for the
          General Education Programs.

       D. Registrar: Diana Douglas reported that at the last meeting in the Minutes that indicated that she
          needed to hear back from WLLC about 3 courses, 2 of the issues were errors from the Registrar’s
          office. She indicated that there is only one outstanding issue from WLLC: Eng Ed 370 changing
          from 5 to 3 credits. She also reported that she wants to add 4 course changes to the list she
          already sent for inclusion in today’s meeting agenda. They include the following: CSCI 324 will
          become CSCI 224, and course title changes for CSCI 365, 451, and 470.

       E. Other Announcements: None.

IV.       OLD BUSINESS:
          Jones (today’s meeting convener) requested changing the order of business and starting with
          New Business. With no opposition, the meeting agenda item IV (Old Business) was moved to
          the last item for consideration.

V.        NEW BUSINESS
            a. Approval of HIST 383 non-Western course previously approved as a new course:
               Motion moved to approve HIS 383 as a non-Western Gen Ed course (Schlacks/Johnson)
               Approved.

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       b. Mathematics and Computer Science Changes to Catalog and Courses:
          The Department’s representative (Shaun Lynch) presented/discussed the proposals for
          Mathematics and computer Science Department’s changes to catalog and courses.
          Motion moved to approve all the changes as a package (Johnson/Griffith). Motion
          Approved with the request to change the word Math to Mathematics.

       c. Education Leadership Changes to Catalog and Courses:
          Sue Masterson presented the Report from TEAC on approval of recent course changes to
          Teacher Education related course. There were several areas TEAC Approved: 1. the two
          MUSEd courses UAAC approved pending TEAC’s approval (both parts of the proposed
          certification program: instrumental and choral); 2. the Education courses from
          Mathematics were approved (MTHED 322 [new course] and MTHED 323 - revised to
          include lab credit) (these were included with the above materials from M&CS); 3. the
          HHP Early Childhood catalog and course descriptions with revisions. Given that the
          materials from Educational Leadership on the TED requirements from other programs
          were not yet complete Griffith requested that we table these for now and look at the
          changes to catalog and course proposals at a subsequent meeting. With no motion before
          us, no vote was needed.

       d. Revised WLLC/English Catalog Changes to the Major/Minor:
          Crow/Danz moved the Motion to approve the revised WLLC/English catalog changes to
          the Major/Minor (since UAAC did not approve it as total previously). After some
          discussion, Motion Passed (with 3 opposed; 2 abstentions).

VI.    OLD BUSINESS (revisited):
       a. Changes to the BA/BS General Education Requirement:
          Members (UAAC) discussed the recommendations from the General Education
          Committee on changes to the BA/BS General Education requirement.
          Motion then moved to approve GEC recommendations (Griffith/Crow) Not Approved.

       b. Changes to the non-Western and Diversity General Education Requirement:
          Motion moved to approve changes to the non-Western and Diversity General Education
          requirement (Griffith/Crow) Motion Passed (1 opposed).


VII.   ADJOURNMENT:
       Motion moved to adjourn (Nikoi/Jones). Motion Passed. Meeting adjourned at 3: 55 pm.

       Minutes submitted by: Olawole Famule



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