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FSCC Minutes November 2014

Below, please find the November minutes of the FSCC meeting.

Minutes of the Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Room – GHH 101

Committee members present:

Al Cutting, Anthony Hollingsworth (Chair), Sue McMullen, Chris Menton, Joan Romano, Registrar (ex officio), Mark Sawoski, Charles Thomas, Yajni Warnapala, Ann Winfield

The meeting was called to order at 2:00 p.m.

New Business:

Identifying Information Description Motion (maker, second) Vote outcome
AS 2013-40 NP: Applied Mathematics Major New Program Approve as proposed. (Hollingsworth, Thomas) 8-0-0
Motion for the Faculty Senate Regarding Catalog Obsolescence A means of dealing with courses that have not been offered for a while. Approved. See below* (Hollingsworth, McMullen) 8-0-0
2013-89 MNC Music 310 Minor changes Approve as proposed (Cutting, Sawoski) 8-0-0
AS 2014-45 Cross listing ANTH270 with PH270 Approve as proposed (Hollingsworth, Winfield) 8-0-0
AS-2014-33 New course: screen writing Approved as proposed (Hollingsworth, Cutting) with suggestion that the course be added to the Film Studies Minor, as it does not currently appear on that list. 8-0-0
AS-2014-05 Add elective to BS in Biology Approve a proposed (Cutting, Menton) 8-0-0
AS-2013-62 Urban Ecology New course Approved pending the following change in the prerequisites: “BIO-104 with at least junior standing or consent of instructor.” 8-0-0

Proposals Tabled:

AS-2014-32 Advocacy Seminar: CW345 Tabled pending clarification by proposer: how does the credit count?  How often can a student take the class? 7-1-0

Next Meeting
Scheduled for Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. – GHH 101
Meeting adjourned at 3:34 p.m.
*Description of motion regarding course obsolescence:

1   Courses which have not been offered in five years will result in a notice being sent to the department head and/or dean of the unit which hosts the course indicating the course will be made inactive unless some other action is desired and presented to the FSCC prior to the final meeting of the academic year.

2   Courses that have been inactive for a period of two years will result in a notice being sent to the department head and/or dean indicating the courses shall be banked unless some other action is desired and presented to the FSCC prior to the final meeting of the academic year.

3   Notices to department heads and/or deans (with copy to FSCC) shall be generated by the Registrar and submitted by 1-November of each academic year.

4   Action notices from department heads and/or deans should be received no later than 1-April of each academic year.

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