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									                                     APPENDIX – A
                         Oklahoma City Community College
                                     BY PROGRAM FORM

                                                       Date of Request


     A.    Name of Program:

     B.    Instructional Division:

     C.    Program Credential:
           ( ) AA Degree                     ( ) AS Degree
           ( ) AAS Degree                    ( ) Certificate

     D.    Faculty Originator(s):

     E.    Recommended Implementation Date:

           Semester                                                      Year



(Please attach a narrative to include the following)

A. Overall rationale for the change(s). Description of any change in degree or certificate

B. Description of each course change.

    Attached to the summary are appropriate forms and supporting materials which would
    include endorsements from faculty in other programs or disciplines affected by the proposal.
    For a change in a degree program: an “Educational Program Form” must be attached for
    either the addition of a new program or deletion of an old program. Two such forms must
    be attached for a change—one describing the deletion of the existing program and the
    other showing the addition of the modified program. A description of the program as it will
    appear in the College Catalog must be attached. Also, a list of program courses by
    category, i.e., general education, major and support must be attached. A "New Program
    Proposal Form" must be attached to proposals for new programs.

    For course change: For any modification, addition or deletion of a course, the forms entitled
    “Request for Change in Course Offerings” and or “Request for an Identical Change in
    Multiple Course Offerings” must be attached. Indicate clearly the prerequisites for the
    course. The course description should be written as it will appear in the catalog.
    Guidelines for course descriptions appear in Appendix F.

    For program admission criteria change: when recommending the addition or deletion of
    program admission criteria, a copy of the criteria is to accompany the “Summary of
    Recommended Curricular Changes” form. When recommending a modification of program
    admission criteria, a copy of the current criteria and a copy of the modified criteria are to
    accompany the “Summary of Recommended Curricular Changes” form.

V. Please provide any supporting material. Such items may include: advisory committee
   minutes, job market analysis, transfer information (letters or catalogs), program review,
   detailed course syllabus, etc.
VI. Signatures

    ( ) CONDITIONALLY RECOMMENDED (see attached recommendations)
    Division Dean                                   Date

    Dean of Student Financial Support Services      Date

    ( ) CONDITIONALLY RECOMMENDED (see attached recommendations)
    Chair, Curriculum Committee                     Date

    ( ) CONDITIONALLY RECOMMENDED (see attached recommendations)
    Director of Curriculum and Assessment           Date

    ( ) CONDITIONALLY APPROVED/RECOMMENDED (see attached recommendations)

    Vice President for Academic Affairs             Date

    ( ) CONDITIONALLY APPROVED/RECOMMENDED (see attached recommendations)

    Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs   Date


    President                                       Date
                        Oklahoma City Community College

                                             Date of Request January 10, 2000

  A.       Name of Program: Mathematics
  B.       Instructional Division: Science and mathematics
  C.       Program Credential:               ( ) AA Degree;
                                             ( X ) AS Degree;
                                             ( ) AAS Degree;
                                             ( ) Certificate
  D.       Faculty Originator(s): Francis Foster
  E.       Recommended Implementation Date:
           Semester Fall Year 1998



Deletion of Courses
MATH 2215 - Calculus I
MATH 2215 - Calculus II
During the past several years, the major transfer institutions for our students, University of
Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, and University of Central Oklahoma, have changed
their calculus and analytic geometry sequences. The Mathematics Department revised the
calculus sequence and implemented the new courses effective Fall 1997. The old
sequence has been phased out. MATH 2215, Calculus I, was offered for the last time
during Summer 1997, and MATH 2315, Calculus II, was offered for the last time during Fall
All programs requiring the calculus sequence were revised during FY97 and have been
implemented during Fall 1997.

                                Deletion of Courses
                   MATH 0250 - Pre-College Mathematics Review
                          MATH 1050 - Mathematics Review
The two mathematics review classes, MATH 0250, Pre-College Mathematics Review, and
MATH 1050, Mathematics Review, have not been offered for five years. The Mathematics
Department has found that a student completing a course in the current mathematics
sequence removes a deficiency more effectively than completing a mathematics review
MATH 0250 and MATH 1050 are neither required courses, nor support courses, in any
degree or certificate program.

                                   Deletion of a Course
                      MATH 1010 - Introduction to Programming in Basic
MATH 1010, Introduction of Programming in BASIC, was originally designed to teach public
school mathematics teachers to program in BASIC on Apple II computers. This course is
outdated and has not been offered for more than five years. BASIC programming is
currently offered by the Computer Science Department.
MATH 1010 is neither a required course nor a support course for any degree or certificate

                                    Change a Course
                          MATH 2413 - Engineering Mathematics
The University of Oklahoma revised their engineering mathematics course starting Fall
1997. As part of the Mathematics Department revision of the calculus sequence, line and
surface integrals has been moved from engineering math to MATH 2243, Calculus and
Analytic Geometry III. The Mathematics Department is requesting a revision of MATH 2414,
Engineering Mathematics, to delete line and surface integrals from the course description
and reduce the credit hours from 4 to 3. This change would permit the OKC Community
College course to be compatible with the OU course.
MATH 2414 is not a required course for any degree program. It is a support course for the
mathematics program and an approved elective for the pre-engineering program.

                                Addition of a Course
                     MATH 1313 - Mathematics for Health Careers
MATH 1313, Mathematics for Health Careers, was developed due to a request by the
Nursing Department. The course content was designed in
conjunction with the nursing and science faculty. Two sections of Mathematics for Health
Careers are being offered for Spring 1998 as a special topics class.
MATH 1313 has been approved by the Nursing Department and the Science Department.
Mathematics for Health Careers has also been approved as satisfying the college computer
proficiency requirement.
MATH 1313 is a required course in the new Nursing curriculum proposal.
                                           APPENDIX - B

               ( ) Modification        ( ) Addition                 ( ) Deletion

                           Oklahoma City Community College

1.   Semester for which request is made:                               Year:

2.   List the degree programs that will require this course.

3.   List the degree programs that this course will support.

4.    This course satisfies the computer proficiency requirement as defined in the course

                                  ( ) Yes         ( ) No


5.   Indicate minimum entry assessment competency levels required for this course:

          a.     Writing: ( ) None         ( ) Assessment      ( ) Prerequisite

          b.     Math:            ( ) None        ( ) Assessment       ( ) Prerequisite

Course Number and Title

Course Description:
(Prerequisite or Co-requisite if needed)
                                      APPENDIX - C

                             Oklahoma City Community College
                          REQUEST FOR AN IDENTICAL CHANGE IN
                           MULTIPLE COURSE OFFERINGS FORM

1.   Semester for which request is made:                       Year:

2.   Description of the change:

3.   List of courses affected:

4.   List of programs affected:
                                        APPENDIX – G

                               Course Description Guidelines

1.   Program Prefix (e.g. HUM, MATH, ART, etc.)
     Before assigning an existing program prefix or creating a new one, course developers
         should carefully consider:
       a. The purpose of the course
       b. The most appropriate program to teach the course
       c. Whether or not the course will be cross-listed
       d. Which prefix is likely to make it easier for students to transfer the

2.   Course Number
     Course numbers should be assigned in the following manner:
     a. The first digit represents the year level (1 = freshman, 2 = sophomore).
     b. The second and third digits indicate the position of the course within a
     program sequence when appropriate. They should also facilitate transfer when possible
     course developers should consult the catalogues of receiving institutions.
     c. The last digit indicates the number of credit hours. A zero in the last   position
        means the course is offered for variable credit.
     Note:      Course developers and the Director of Curriculum and Instructional
                Development will work together to identify an appropriate course number.

3.   Course Title
     Course titles should be brief and descriptive. They should also facilitate transfer. if
         possible, course titles should be no longer than 28 characters, including spaces.

4.   Pre- or Co-requisites
     Pre- or co-requisites might include specific courses, assessment prior to enrollment,
         specific skills or abilities, evaluation by instructor, or any combination.

5.   Number of Credits
     Semester-hour credit must be calculated as follows:
     1. One semester-hour of credit will normally be awarded for a class meeting one hour (50
        minutes) per week for sixteen weeks, exclusive of enrollment, orientation, and vacation
        time. Organized examination days may be counted as instructional days.
     2. One semester-hour of credit will normally be awarded for a laboratory meeting a
        minimum of two hours per week for sixteen weeks. Laboratories offered for multiple
        hours of credit will meet a minimum of two times the number of hours per week for
        sixteen weeks as the number of semester-credit-hours to be awarded.
     3. Instruction offered through a combination of class and laboratory meetings would
        normally observe the standards set forth in (1) and (2) above on a pro rata basis. For
        example, a course offered for three semester-hours of credit might meet for two class
        hours plus two or more laboratory hours per week, or one class-hour plus four or more
        laboratory hours per week, etc.

6.   Course Description

           Course descriptions should begin with a statement of course orientation, if appropriate.
     This statement should clearly explain who the course is or is not designed for and where it
     fits in the instructional sequence. Next, the course should be described by either its
     content or the competencies it is designed to develop. Course developers who elect to
     describe courses by stating competencies should express those competencies in
     behavioral terms. Course developers may also want to provide necessary or helpful
     special information about such course components as laboratories, field trips, dangerous
     chemicals, extra expenses, or special equipment.

     Note:      Course descriptions should be written in standard English as clearly and
                concisely as possible. Course developers should avoid describing courses in
                incomplete sentences.

                                 Sample Course Descriptions

A.   Description by Content

     HUM 2143             Mythology

     Pre-requisite: COM 1113 or permission of instructor.

     3 CREDITS. This course satisfies three credit hours of the General Education requirement
     in Core Area IV for all Associate in Arts, Science, and Diversified Studies degrees. The
     course explores several methods of myth analysis. General topics include traditional and
     modern views of how myth functions in human society and its importance to the individual.
     Readings consist of selected myths and folktales from one or more preliterate cultures.
     Writing is a substantial component of this course.
B.   Descriptions by Competencies

     PHYS 1214          College Physics II

     Pre-requisite: PHYS 1114

     4 CREDITS. This course is a continuation of College Physics I. Students will demonstrate
     their understanding of concepts of electricity and magnetism, optics, relativity, and atomic
     and nuclear physics by (1) developing numerical and graphical descriptions of physical
     phenomena, (2) numerically predicting the results of physical occurrences, and (3) applying
     experimental skills to analyze laboratory situations. Numerical computations will utilize
     algebra and trigonometry where appropriate.

     MATH 1223          Mathematics for Technical Careers I

     Prerequisite: MATH 0113 or MATH 0031 or adequate Math Placement Test Score or
     Permission of Instructor.

     3 CREDITS. The student will apply basic algebra, variation, the metric system, dimensional
     analysis, plane geometry, functions, graphs, and trigonometry in the solution of technical

C.   Description by Content and Competencies

     LFL 2023           Introduction to Physical Education

     Pre-requisite: PEAR 1292 or Instructor Permission

     3 CREDITS. This course is designed for students interested in a career in physical
     education. Students will demonstrate a knowledge of the nature, scope and significance of
     physical education. The course will introduce students to historical and philosophical
     foundations, major subject disciplines, subject interrelationships and the career
     opportunities available in physical education.

     LFL 1752 Lifeguard Training

     Pre-requisite:     Must be able to swim 500 yards using the crawlstroke, breaststroke,
     and sidestroke.

     2 CREDITS. The students will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to work as
     a non-surf lifeguard. Material presented is general in nature and must be adapted to meet
the needs of various aquatic facilities. The State of Oklahoma recognizes this course as
the preferred course for lifeguards. Upon completion of this course, the student will be
eligible for American Red Cross certification in Lifeguarding.
                                         APPENDIX – I


All associate degree graduates from Oklahoma City Community College must possess the
following competencies:
1.       Demonstrate reading comprehension at the college level.

2.      Write well-developed essays in standard American English, which demonstrate unity,
        coherence, and organization.

3.      Use analytical reasoning and appropriate methods and tools to solve applied problems in
        the major field of study and in additional situations in which mathematical solutions are

4.      Demonstrate critical thinking; that is the ability to carefully and deliberately determine
        whether to accept, reject, or suspend judgment about a claim.

5.      Demonstrate oral and nonverbal communication skills in an effective and contextually
        appropriate manner.

6.      Display an understanding of the interconnectedness of peoples and systems, a general
        knowledge of history and world events, and an acknowledgment of differing cultural
        values and attitudes.

7.      Demonstrate an understanding of the structure of American federal government and its
        impact on social, political, and economic issues.

8.      Demonstrate an understanding of the ideas, events, and values that have shaped
        American history.

In addition university parallel associate degree graduates must possess the following
1.       Use scientific methods of inquiry.

2.      Demonstrate an understanding of physical and biological processes.

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