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January 14, 2010

Academic Affairs Committee
Minutes of January 14, 2010
Library Community Room

Call to Order: 3:06 pm

Present: F. Au, A. Go, B. Gundersen, R. Khoie, B. Klunk, Y. Kim, B. Phillips, S. Wheeler
Not Present: M. Bhattacharyya, A. Boboc
Ex-Officio: C. Rodriguez, P. Rosson, E. Sparks
Guests: Lou Matz, Cynthia Eakin


I. Approval of Minutes     
Minutes of December 3rd, 2009 were approved as submitted. R. Khoie moved, S. Wheeler seconded, 1 abstention; approved.

II. Consent
Eberhardt School of Business
Deletion
BUSI145 Retailing and Channels
B. Jasti moved, F. Au seconded, approved.
 
School of Engineering and Computer Science
Addition
BENG53 General Biology with Applications for Engineers I
BENG63 General Biology with Applications for Engineers II
B. Klunk moved, S. Wheeler seconded, approved.
Revision
COMP101 Application Programming
B. Klunk moved, B. Jasti seconded, approved.

School of Pharmacy and Health Science
Addition
PCSP233 Molecular Pharmacology III
R. Khoie moved, A. Go seconded, approved.
Revision
PCSP231 Mechanisms of Drug Action I
F. Au moved, S. Wheeler seconded, approved.

III. Program Changes
College of the Pacific
General Education

Revision
Pacific Seminar Fail Policy
Lou Matz explained the change in policy, the policy will require student’s to complete PAC 1& 2 instead of retaking additional GE courses to satisfy the requirement. F. Au moved, B. Jasti seconded, approved.

Department of History
Revision
Major in History
B. Klunk moved, A. Go seconded, approved.

Ethnic Studies
Revision
Ethnic Studies Minor
B. Jasti moved, A. Go seconded, approved.
 
Eberhardt School of Business
Revision
Sport Management Concentration
R. Khoie moved, A. Go seconded, approved.
BS in Business Administration
S. Wheeler moved, F. Au seconded, approved.

IV. One Time Catalogue Copy
For this year only, faculty will be permitted to make changes to their course descriptions without submitting those changes to the Academic Affairs committee process as long as no changes are made in units, title or content of course. B. Jasti moved, B. Klunk seconded, approved. For this year only, faculty will be permitted to make changes to their course descriptions without submitting those changes to Academic Affairs committee process as long a no changes are made in units, title or content of course
 
V. Brubeck Institute

The Brubeck Institute is reassessing their curriculum; they will be submitting changes for a special topics course to be offered a fourth time to allow the new dean time to assess the entire curriculum. We will receive more information at the April meeting.

VI. Other Items
The final report from the Teacher Scholar Task Force will be provided to continue the discussion of a four day teaching schedule.

VII. Adjourned at 4:10 pm