AFLS Curriculum Minutes -- Oct. 10, 2014

Minutes (Draft)
AFLS Curriculum Committee Meeting
Friday, October 10, 2014
Voting members present: Ashley Dowling (Chair), Dave Miller (for Mary Savin), Ed Gbur, Mike Thomsen, Andrew Fielder, Nick Anthony, Doug Karcher, Navam Hettiarachchy, Jeff Miller
Non-voting: Lona Robertson, Jody Davis, Laurie Apple (for Kathy Smith)
Approval of agenda: The agenda was approved unanimously.
Approval of minutes from September 12, 2014: The minutes were approved with no changes.
Dean's Office report: The old program change request paper form can no longer be used. The new form is online only.
HESC Curriculum Committee Report: FDSC 4303/5303 was not cross-listed with the Nutrition program because there is no matching course number.
Old business:
Courses:
CSES 1833 Soils and Civilization – Dave Miller indicated that the course would not add a lab to make it eligible for the University core at this time but may be considered in the future. Ed Gbur moved; Nick Anthony seconded a motion to approve. The motion passed the second reading.
Programs:
The program changes for the three AECT BS concentrations were considered. Dave Miller moved, Navam Hettiarachchy seconded a motion to approve all three program changes. The motion passed the second reading.
AECT minor – Dave Miller moved, Navam Hettiarachchy seconded a motion for approval. The motion passed the second reading.
POSC certificate program – Nick Anthony will check that the needs assessment information was included in the submission. He reiterated that the students would receive a certificate from the U of A and their degree from their home institution. In addition, Poultry Science majors are not eligible for the certificate program. Nick Anthony moved; Ed Gbur seconded a motion to approve the program. The motion passed the second reading.
New business:
Courses:
FDSC 4303/5303 Molecular biology techniques applied to Nutrition and Food Science. Nick Anthony moved; Doug Karcher seconded a motion to approve. The motion passed a first reading.
Programs:
AEAB B.S. Add two courses at the 4000 level for a new instructor. It was suggested to add AGST 4023 as an option in the Math section of the AGEC concentration. Nick Anthony moved; Navam Hettiarachchy seconded a motion to approve. The motion passed a first reading.

Announcements: None
Adjourned