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January 13 2011

Academic Affairs Committee
Minutes of January 13, 2011

Present: M. Bhattacharyya, A. Boboc, E. Boyce, B. Gundersen , R. Khoie, B. Klunk, A. Richards, E. Typpo, S. Waltz
Not Present: A. Go, B. Jasti
Ex-Officio:  A. Gillen, L. Matz, P. Rosson
Guests: Laura Bathurst, Marilyn Draheim, Jennifer Helgren, Arturo Ocampo, Bob Oprandy, Deborah Schooler

Call to order: 3:09 pm

I. Approval of Minutes for December 2, 2010; B. Klunk moved to approve, A. Boboc seconded, approved.

II. Consent Agenda      
Eberhardt School of Business
BUSI137 Database Management Systems
E. Boyce moved to approve pending submission of course syllabus, A. Boboc seconded, approved.

College of the Pacific
Department of History

HIST138 United States since 1945
HIST144 Contemporary China
E. Boyce moved to approve, B. Klunk seconded, approved.

Ethnic Studies
ETHN189 Service Learning Practicum
ETHN197 Undergraduate Research
A. Boboc moved to approve, E. Boyce seconded, approved.

Department of Political Science
POLS112 Congress & the Presidency
POLS116 Campaigns & Elections
POLS 108 The Legislative Process
POLS110 The US Presidency
POLS128 The Administrative State
POLS164 International Political Economy
POLS170 US Foreign Policy
E. Boyce moved to approve, M. Bhattacharyya seconded, approved with 1 abstention.

Department of Psychology
PSYC109 Physiology Psychology
E. Boyce moved to approve, B. Klunk seconded, approved.

Department of Sociology
SOCI041 Social Problems
SOCI111 Environment & Society
SOCI081 Delivery of Social Services
SOCI104 Sociology of Sport
SOCI125 Health & Illness
E. Boyce moved to approve, A. Richard seconded, approved.

Department of Sport Sciences
SPTS242 Global Sports Worlds
E. Boyce moved to approve, A. Boboc seconded, approved.

Conservatory of Music
Music History
MHIS155 Topics in Music of the 20th – 21st Century
MHIS160 American Music
MHIS150 Medieval Music
MHIS151 Music in the Renaissance
MHIS152 Music in the Baroque
MHIS153 Studies in the Classical Period
MHIS154 Studies in the Romantic Period
Music Studies/Composition
MCOM019 Music and Computer Technology
MCOM111 Advanced Computer Music
MCOM124 Composition, Upper Division
E. Boyce moved to approve, pending on submission of syllabus, B. Klunk seconded, approved.

II. Program Changes      
College of the Pacific
Dept of History
Minor in Public History & Museum Studies
B. Klunk moved to approve with the amendment to require a minimum of 6 courses and a minimum of 20 units in the minor, A. Richard seconded, approved.

Film Studies - Tabled
Major in Film Studies
FILM195 Independent Capstone project 

Benerd School of Education
Changes to Course Prefixes
E. Boyce moved to approve, E. Typpo seconded, approved.

School of International Studies
Global Anthropology Major
ANTH 132 Modern Middle East
ANTH 134 Anthropology of Africa
ANTH 164 Anthropology of Food
ANTH 170 Culture and Economy
ANTH 188 Anthropology Theory
S. Waltz moved to approve with the amendment of minor editorial edits and add as a requirement 4 units under Category 2, M. Bhattacharyya seconded, approved.

College of the PacificTabled
Pacific Humanities Scholar Program

IV.   Diversity Curriculum Requirement Assessment Plan, Arturo Ocampo
Arturo Ocampo, Deborah Schooler and Bob Oprandy provided a preliminary report on the Diversity Requirement. The report included learning objectives, assessment plan for learning outcomes, and a preliminary report from a pilot course. The committee gave recommendations which included, further customizing the surp and consider evaluating other items, also ideas on how to use in the WASC assessment. The committee requested the assessment be continued and report back to Affairs next year.

V. Academic Affairs Forms - Tabled         
Revision To Existing Course Proposal
New Program Proposal
Changes to Existing Program Proposal

VI.  EER Team Four Report, Rahim Khoie - Tabled    

VII. Adjourned: 5:13pm