HESC Curriculum Minutes -- April 24, 2009

School of Human Environmental Sciences
Curriculum Meeting Minutes
April 24, 2009

Voting Faculty Present: Kathy Smith, Charles Ogbeide, Susan Takigiku, Laurie Apple, Jennifer Webb, Marie Gentry

Proxy Present: Peggy Whan (representing the HDFS area)

Administrators Present: Alice Griffin

Ex-Officio Present: Mary Warnock

Call to Order
Meeting was called to order at 2:00 p.m. by Laurie Apple, chair of the committee.

1) Review and Approval of Minutes from November 21, 2008
Minutes from the November 21, 2008 meeting had been distributed via email to all committee members. Hearing no requests for changes, Susan Takigiku moved that the minutes be approved as written. Jennifer Webb seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous to approve the minutes as written.

2) Review and Approve Agenda
Laurie Apple asked if there were any changes to be made to the agenda, which had been distributed to the committee members via email. Revisions were made to the order of the agenda to accommodate a committee member's schedule. Jennifer Webb moved to approve the agenda, with the revisions noted. Kathy Smith seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous to approve the agenda, as revised.

3) Old Business – No old business

4) New Business
a) English Composition Exemption – Laurie Apple stated that there was a request to discuss the changes to the wording regarding English composition exemption. The proposed wording is as follows: "Students that are exempt from English Composition ENGL 1013 and/or ENGL 1023 have met their requirement for composition in our core. The exemption hours may be met with general electives." Peggy Whan asked Alice Griffin if this will care for problems or will this create more problems. The feeling was that this would be an aid. Peggy Whan moved to accept the statement as read. Jennifer Webb seconded the motion. A vote, by show of hands, was taken. The vote count was as follows: 2 = Opposed; 5 = Accepted. The majority of the members voted to accept the motion and the motion carried.
b) Food, Human Nutrition and Hospitality
1) HESC 2603 -- Major Change – Change Title – Adding "and Cost Control" to title. Minor Change – Adding HESC 1201 as a pre/co requisite. This was presented for a 1st reading only. Marie Gentry moved to accept the changes for a first reading. Jennifer Webb seconded the motion. All members favored the motion.
2) HESC 3613 -- Major Change – Change Title and Description – New title would be "Resort and Club Management". The committee reviewed the item and made the following requests: a) reduce wording of description – too lengthy; b) provide a justification, as this was not provided; and c) must provide objectives and content. This was presented for a 1st reading only. Revisions are to be presented at the next meeting. Kathy Smith moved to accept this item for a 1st reading only. Jennifer Webb seconded the motion. All members favored the motion.
3) HESC 4633 -- Major Change – Change Title and Description – New title would be "Hospitality Operations and Financial Analysis". The committee reviewed the item and made the following requests: a) provide a justification, as this was not provided; and b) must provide objectives and content. Pre/co requisite AGEC 2143 and HESC 3633 – an email will be needed for AGEC 2143, stating that the prereq of AGEC 1103 will be waived for HESC students. This was presented for a 1st reading only. Revisions are to be presented at the next meeting. Marie Gentry moved to accept this item for a 1st reading only. Jennifer Webb seconded the motion. All members favored the motion.
4) HESC 4673 – Major Change – Change Existing Course Level – This request is to add graduate level credit. The committee reviewed the item and made the following requests: a) provide a justification, as this was not provided; and b) must provide objectives and content. This was presented for a 1st reading only. Revisions are to be presented at the next meeting. Kathy Smith moved to accept this item for a 1st reading only. Marie Gentry seconded the motion. All members favored the motion.
5) HESC 2603 – Minor Change – Combined with Major Change request above.
6) HESC 1601 – Major Change – Change Work Experience Hours from 1000 to 500 – The committee questioned the reason for this request. Charles Ogbeide responded that 50% of the students cannot find the time to complete the 1000 hours. Peggy Whan was concerned that the national standards for accreditation are set for 1000 hours. Dr. Ogbeide noted that the average is 300 – 500 hours. The committee further reviewed the item and made the following requests: a) provide a justification, as this was not provided; and b) must provide objectives and content. This was presented for a 1st reading only, with further discussion necessary prior to the 2nd reading. Marie Gentry moved to accept this item for a 1st reading only. Susan Takigiku seconded the motion. All members favored the motion.
7) HESC 2643 – Minor Change – Change Semester Offering from Spring to Fall – Kathy Smith moved to accept this change. Jennifer Webb seconded the motion. All members favored the motion.
8) HESC 3623 – Minor Change – Change Semester Offering from Fall to Spring – Jennifer Webb moved to accept this change. Marie Gentry seconded the motion. All members favored the motion.
9) HESC 4643 – Minor Change – Add Prerequisite or Corequisites – Addition of AGED 3303 or MKTG 3433 as pre/co requisites. Jennifer Webb moved to accept this change. Marie Gentry seconded the motion. All members favored the motion.
c) Human Development, Family Sciences and Rural Sociology
1) HESC 4463 – Change Course Name and Description – This request is to change the course name to Administration of Helping Professions Program. This request needed to be clarified with the faculty of the area.
d) General HES Program Changes – These changes were presented by Peggy Whan for a 1st reading. All the paperwork for the proposed changes will be presented at the next meeting for a second reading. Peggy Whan moved to accept the changes presented for a 1st reading only. Kathy Smith seconded the motion. All members favored the motion.

At this point, a motion to suspend the meeting was presented by Peggy Whan, as the time allotted for the meeting had expired. Kathy Smith seconded the motion. All members present favored the motion.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:30 p.m. by Laurie Apple.