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									TO:              GRADUATE COUNCIL

FROM:            Dr. Sabine Heinhorst – Chair

RE:              GRADUATE COUNCIL AGENDA
                 MONDAY, February 16, 2009 – 3:00 PM
                 MCCAIN LIBRARY – ROOM 203

1.0 Call to Order – Dr. Sabine Heinhorst – Chair

2.0 Adoption of Agenda

3.0 Approval of Minutes – January 26, 2009

4.0 Course and Program Proposals

        4.1      College of Arts and Letters
                 4.1.1    Dpt of Political Science, International Development, and International Affairs
                          4.1.1.1 No New Business

                          4.1.1.2 Unfinished Business
                                  Modify: Paperwork incomplete to change International Development
                                          PhD program to be fully online.

                                   Add:      IDV 754 Economics for International Development: 3 hrs.
                                             Face-to-face and online delivery formats. Tabled 01-26-09

                                   Add:      IDV 854 International Trade: 3 hrs. Face-to-face and online
                                             delivery formats. Tabled 01-26-09

        4.2      College of Business
        4.3      College of Education and Psychology

        4.4      College of Health
                 4.4.1    School of Nursing
                          4.4.1.1 No New Business

                          4.4.1.2 Unfinished Business
                                  Modify: Nursing M.S. (MSN) core requirements. Proposed core will be
                                          online, but does not represent 50 percent of MSN program.
                                          Effective Summer 2009. Tabled 1-26-2009

                                             Current MSN Core:
                                                 NSG 600 Policy, Organization, and Financing Health
                                                    Care (3hrs)
                                                 NSG 602 Diversity, Ethics and Professional Practice
                                                    in Nursing (3hrs)
                                                 NSG 603 Nursing Research I (3hrs)
                                                 NSG 604 Nursing Research II (3hrs)
                                                 NSG 691 Research (Project) (3hrs)
                                                 NSG 698 Thesis (6hrs)
                                                 Support course (3hrs)
                                                 Statistics (3hrs)




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                                Proposed MSN Core:
                                    NSG 600 Policy, Org., and Fin. Health Care (3hrs)
                                    NSG 602 Div., Ethics & Pro. Prac. in Nursing (3hrs)
                                    NSG 605 Research in Evidence-Based Nursing (4hrs)

                       Modify: NSG 612 Nurse Executive Practicum: title change to Concepts
                               of Organizational Behavior in Nursing. Effective Fall 2009.
                               Tabled 01-26-09.

4.5   College of Science and Technology
      4.5.1    Center for Science and Mathematics Education
               4.5.1.1 New Business
                        Modify: SME 522 British Studies: History of Science – title change to
                                British Studies: Science in London. Effective Summer 2009.

      4.5.2   School of Construction
              4.5.2.1 New Business
                      Modify: BCT 554 Estimating I – prefix change to AEC 554 and
                               change from 2hrs to 3hrs. Effective Summer 2009.

                       Delete: BCT 554L Estimating I Lab. Effective Summer 2009.

              4.5.2.2 Unfinished Business
                      Add:    AEC 626 Project Management in a Spanish-speaking World: 3
                              hrs. Face-to-face format only. A-F or Pass/Fail. Effective
                              Summer 2009. Tabled 1-26-09.

                       Modify: Council is requesting a follow-up proposal to modify the
                               master’s in Engineering Technology – Logistics Management
                               Technology emphasis area to an online program. Tabled 11-
                               17-2008.

      4.5.3   School of Polymers and High Performance Materials
              4.5.3.1 New Business
                      Modify: Master’s of Polymer Science and Engineering Degree: all
                              below part of modification.

                       Add:     Emphasis area in Composites Engineering: will be online
                                program. Effective Fall 2009.

                       Modify: PSC 701 Organic Polymer Chemistry 1: add online delivery
                               format. Effective Fall 2009.

                       Modify: PSC 712 Polymer Physical Chemistry III: Solid State – add
                               online delivery format. Effective Fall 2009.

                       Modify: PSC 730 Polymer Rheology: add online delivery format.
                               Effective Spring 2010.

                       Modify: PSC 789 Polymer Science Seminar: add online delivery
                               format. Effective Fall 2009.

                       Modify: PSC 698 Thesis: add online delivery format. Effective Fall
                               2009.




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                                 Modify: PSC 691 Research: add online delivery format. Effective Fall
                                         2009.

                                 Add:     PSC 750 Composite Materials: 3 hrs. A-F grading. Online
                                          delivery format only. Effective Spring 2010.

                                 Add:     PSC 755 Composite Design: 3 hrs. A-F grading. Online
                                          delivery format only. Effective Spring 2010.

                                 Add:     PSC 760 Composite Analysis: 3 hrs. A-F grading. Online
                                          delivery format only. Effective Summer ‘10.

                                 Add:     PSC 765 Mechanics of Composites: 3 hrs. A-F grading.
                                          Online delivery format only. Effective Fall 2010.

                                 Add:     PSC 770 Composite Adhesion and Joining: 3 hrs. A-F grading.
                                          Online delivery format only. Effective Fall 2010.

                                 Add:     PSC 775 Composite Fabrication: 3 hrs. A-F grading. Online
                                          delivery format only. Effective Fall 2010.

5.0    Officers Report
       5.1      Chair’s Report – Dr. Sabine Heinhorst
       5.2      Chair-Elect Report – Dr. Ernest King
       5.3      Corresponding Secretary’s Report – Dr. Susan Siltanen
       5.4      Parliamentarian – Dr. Susan Siltanen

6.0    Standing Committee Reports
       6.1     Bylaws Committee – Dr. Vernon Asper
       6.2     Credentials Committee – Dr. Bonnie Nicholson
       6.3     Election Committee – Dr. Kathy Yadrick
       6.4     Policies and Procedures Committee – Dr. Ellen Weinauer
       6.5     Program Review Committee – Dr. Lawrence Hosman
               6.5.1    College of Business
               6.5.2    Political Science, International Development, and International Affairs
               6.5.3    Biological Sciences
               6.5.4    Geography and Geology

7.0    Liaisons to University Committees
       7.1      Assessment Committee – Dr. Ernest King
       7.2      Strategic Planning Committee – Dr. Sabine Heinhorst
       7.3      Strategic Enrollment – Dr. Sabine Heinhorst
       7.4      Strategic Budget Planning Committee – Dr. Sabine Heinhorst
       7.5      Provost Council – Dr. Sabine Heinhorst or Dr. Ernest King

8.0    Ad-hoc Committees
       8.1     Family Leave for Graduate Assistants - Dr. David Daves, chair

9.0    Unfinished Business
10.0   New Business
11.0   Announcements
12.0   Adjournment




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