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February 7, 2008

Academic Affairs Committee
Minutes of February 7, 2008
McCaffrey Center, Pine Room

Call to Order: 3:06 p.m.

Present: Batto, Boboc, Day, Gundersen, Jongeward, McCallum, Muskal, Phillips, Rodriguez, Rosson, Wheeler

Not Present: Aslam, Golanbari, MacArthur, Van Donsel, Wilson

Special Guests: Dennis Brennan, Bill Ford, Ron Hoverstad, Feilin Hsiao, Lydia Fox, Susan Sample, Louise Stark

Minutes: Minutes for December 6, 2007 were reviewed and approved.
Motion to approve: Unanimous.

Consent Agenda Items: 
Eberhardt School of Business
Addition
BUSI122 Student Investment Fund
BUSI214 Negotiation
BUSI213 Corporate Social Responsibility
BUSI276 Entrepreneurial Management
Revision
BUSI249 Strategic Marketing - (Change in prerequisite)
McCallum moved, Muskal seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

College of the Pacific
Chemistry

Revision
CHEM163 Applied Computational Chemistry
Tabled for a future meeting, sent back to department. Not approved.

Communication
Revision
COMM295g Communication in Learning Settings (Change in course numbering)
COMM295h Media Relations (Change in course numbering)
COMM295i Political Communication (Change in course numbering)
COMM295j Statistical Applications in Communication Research (Change in course numbering)
Wheeler moved, Batto seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

Geosciences
Addition
GEOS65 Regional Geology
Revision
GEOS51 Physical Geology (Change in course title)
GEOS53 Geologic Evolution of the Earth (Change in course title)
GEOS103 Global Change (Change in prerequisite)
GEOS142 Geochemistry (Change in prerequisite)
GEOS148 Hydrogeology (Change in prerequisite)
Muskal moved, Boboc seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

History
Addition
HIST137 "HIS-PANIC" USA
HIST139 BORDERLANDS
HIST167 Gender in the History of Science, Medicine and Technology
Revision
HIST040 LATIN AMERICAN CIVILIZATION I (Change in course title)
HIST041 LATIN AMERICAN CIVILIZATION II (Change in course title)
HIST151 HISTORY OF MEXICO (Change in course title)
Rodriguez moved, Phillips seconded for a motion to move HIST137 and HIST041 from Consent Agenda to Program Changes for further discussion.

Motion to approve the remaining course proposals; (HIST139, HIST167, HIST040, HIST151) Day moved, Muskal seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

Mathematics
Addition
MATH95 Problem Solving Seminar

Psychology
Deletion
PSYC185ab Psychology Clinic Internship
PSYC285abcd Clinical Internship I
Revision
PSYC53 Behavior Change I (Change in prerequisite)
PSYC103 Statistical Inference in Behavioral Sciences (Change in prerequisite)
PSYC105 Experimental Psychology (Change in prerequisite)
PSYC107 Psychology of Learning (Change of catalog description)
PSYC129 Developmental Psychology (Change of catalog description)
PSYC169 Social Psychology (Change in prerequisite)

Religious and Classical Studies
Addition
HBRW11a First Year Classical Hebrew, First Semester
HBRW11b First Year Classical Hebrew, Second Semester
HBRW191 Independent Study of Classical Hebrew

Sport Sciences
Addition
SPTS177 Exercise Physiology II
Revision
SPTS147 Exercise Physiology (Change in prerequisite)

Visual Arts
Addition
ARTH120 Chinese Art History
ARTH122 Japanese Art History
ARTS161 Website Design for Artists
Deletion
ARTS11 Photography
ARTS131 Visual Arts in Education
Motion to approve the remaining consent agenda for The College as a whole, Batto moved, Rodriguez seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous
Batto moved, Phillips seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

Benerd School of Education
Addition
CURR180 Workshop Learning: Seminar on Issues of Group Leadership
Revision
ARTS131 Visual Arts in Education (Change in course numbering)
Muskal moved, Wheeler seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous.

School of Engineering
Addition
CIVL173 Sustainable Engineering
COMP153 Computer Graphics
COMP175 System Administration and Security
COMP177 Computer Networking
ECPE170 Computer Systems and Networks
Deletion
COMP181-185 Professional Practice
COMP195 Senior Seminar
Revision
COMP47 Discrete Math for Computer Science (Change of number of units)
COMP53 Data Structures (Change of catalog description)
COMP127 Client-Server Systems (Change of catalog description)
COMP129 Software Engineering (Change of catalog description)
COMP137 Distributed Computing (Change of catalog description)
COMP147 Computing Theory (Change of number of units and prerequisites)
COMP155 Computer Simulation (Change in prerequisite)
COMP159 Computer Game Technologies (Change in prerequisite)
COMP163 Database Management Systems (Change of catalog description)
COMP187a,b,c Internship in Computer Science (Change in prerequisite and removal of a,b,c notations)
COMP188 Senior Project I (Change of catalog description)
COMP189 Senior Project II (Change of catalog description)
ECPE121 Systems Analysis (Change in prerequisite)
ECPE125 Introduction to Digital Signal Processing (Change in prerequisite)
ECPE127 Random Signals (Change in prerequisite)
ECPE162 Communication Systems (Change of catalog description)
ECPE177 Computer Networking
EMGT155 Computer Simulation (Change in prerequisite)
Muskal moved, Boboc seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

School of International Studies
Revision
INTL151 Cross-Cultural Training I (Change in prerequisite)
Phillips moved, Rodriguez seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

Program Changes:

Eberhardt School of Business
Addition
Minor in Business Administration
Minor in Business Information Systems
Wheeler moved, Muskal seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

College of the Pacific
Thematic Minor
Self-Designed Major
Muskal moved, Phillips seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

History
HIST137 "HIS-PANIC"
HIST041 LATIN AMERICAN CIVILIZATION II
Moved from Consent Agenda. Boboc moved, Phillips seconded, Motion to approve: 5 approved, 4 opposed, 1 abstention, motion carried.

Geosciences
Department Name Change
BA in Geology, Computer Requirement
BS in Geology, Computer Requirement
Lydia Fox was present for questions and gave an overview of the proposals.
Muskal moved, Rodriguez seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

Visual Art
Graphic Design Minor
Boboc moved, Phillips seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

Modern Language and Literature
Spanish Major: "Cultura y Civilizacion" Concentration
Wheeler moved, Phillips seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

Psychology
Psychology Minor
Wheeler moved, Boboc seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

Conservatory of Music
Certification in Music Therapy
Feilin Hsiao was present for questions and gave an overview of the proposal.
Rodriguez moved, Boboc seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

Benerd School of Education
Revision
Ed.D in Curriculum and Instruction
Addition
CURR352 Applied Inquiry I
CURR354 Applied Inquiry II
CURR356 Applied Inquiry III
CURR358 Applied Inquiry IV
Revision
Ed.D in Educational Administration and Leadership
Addition
EADM352 Applied Inquiry I
EADM354 Applied Inquiry II
EADM356 Applied Inquiry III
EADM358 Applied Inquiry IV
Revision
Education Specialist in School Psychology
Addition
EPSY300 Seminar: Introduction to School Psychology
EPSY301 Data-Based Decision Making I
EPSY302 Data-Based Decision Making II
EPSY310 Crisis Intervention
EPSY316 Behavior and Personality Assessment in the Schools
EPSY317 Neuropsychology in the Schools
EPSY321 Seminar: Advanced Human Development III
Deletion
ESPY392b School Psychology
Revision
EPSY265 Counseling Theory and Skills
EPSY296a Seminar: Group Counseling
EPSY266 History, System, and Indirect Interventions for the School Psychologist
EPSY268 Consultation Methods
EPSY269 California Law
EPSY295a Seminar: Emotional Disturbance in Children
EPSY215 Individual Assessment
EPSY398b School Psychology Internship
Day moved, Rodriguez seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

School of Engineering
Revision
Change in minimum number of units
BS with major in computer science
Addition
COMP178 Computer Security
Louise Stark and Bill Ford were present for questions and gave an overview of the proposals.
Phillips moved, Muskal seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

School of International Studies
4 Majors
International Relations
Global Studies
Development and Cultural Change
International Affairs and Commerce
Addition
INTL115 Pacific Rim Geography
Anthropology Minor
ANTH191 Independent Study
ANTH93 Special topics, upper division level
ANTH153 Language and Culture
ANTH172 Culture and Power
ANTH193 Special topics, upper division level
ANTH197 Independent Research Susan Sample was present for questions and gave an overview of the proposals.
Rodriguez moved, Muskal seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

Program Planning and Review:
Program Review was reviewed and discussed. Questions about the purpose, the process, and how the results would be used were among many. A name change was discussed, to take the negativity away from the overall process. Copies of last month's documents will be forwarded to committee members, and discussed with fellow faculty and department chairs. Feedback will be brought to next month's March 6th meeting.

Motion for a name change from "Program Review" to "Self Study", Rodriguez moved, Muskal seconded, Motion to approve: Unanimous

Rodriguez moved, Batto seconded to adjourn the meeting, Motion to approve: Unanimous

Adjourned: 5:40