HESC Curriculum Minutes -- Sept. 7, 2011School of Human Environmental Sciences
Curriculum Meeting Minutes
Sept. 7, 2011
Voting Faculty Present: Laurie Apple, Kelly Way, Kathy Smith, Cindy Moore, Glenda Revelle, Tim Killian, Bob Harrington
Ex-Officio: Mary Warnock
Guests Present: Jody Davis, Lona Robertson, and Leslie Edgar.
Call to Order
Meeting was called to order at 1:05 p.m. by Kelly Way, chair of the committee.
1) Review and Approval of Agenda – The agenda was emailed to all members. Laurie Apple moved to approve the agenda as presented. Cindy Moore seconded the motion. The motion carried.
2) Approval of April 8, 2011 Curriculum Meeting Minutes – Minutes were distributed to all members via email. Kathy Smith moved that the minutes be accepted, as presented. Laurie Apple seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous to approve the minutes, as presented.
3) Old Business
4) New Business
i. HESC 3623: Delete from program, rename as RESM 3873 on plan of study/program change/first
reading – The motion to accept this as a first reading was made by Cindy Moore. Tim
Killian seconded the motion. Discussion as to the intent of this change was held.
The HRMN area stated that the RESM 3873 class will be among those listed as suggested
HRMN electives. There were no further questions. All approved the motion for a first
ii. HESC 4693: This class needs to be added back into the fall offering. Bob Harrington made the motion to accept this change. Kathy Smith seconded the motion. This class will now be offered Spring, Summer and Fall. Mary Warnock asked how this change will be worked into the instructor scheduling. Bob Harrington stated that the class will be covered by whoever will be available. Mary Warnock further stated that an overload situation cannot occur. Kelly Way stated that this change will service approximately 12-15 students per semester. All voted in favor of the change, which is a minor change.
Items previously listed have been moved to the October meeting.
i. HESC 1013: Clarification of pre-reqs – The motion was made by Tim Killian to accept
this change. Glenda Revelle seconded the motion. Kathy Smith explained that this request
will remove the "( )" from the prerequisite listing so that UAConnect will properly
recognize that HESC 1501 is required for HESC majors only. This is a clean-up item.
All favored the motion, which is a minor change.
ii. HESC 3013: Clarification of pre-reqs – The motion was made by Laurie Apple to accept this change. Cindy Moore seconded the motion. Kathy Smith explained that this was another case of clean-up. The change is to list pre-requisites or co-requisites as ECON 2143 or ECON 2013 and ECON 2023. The pre-requisite of HESC 1013 will remain unchanged. All favored the motion, which is a minor change.
iii. HESC 4043: The change requested is to remove all pre-requisites from this class. Laurie Apple moved to accept the change. Glenda Revelle seconded the motion. Kathy Smith explained that this would allow more students access to this class, including students outside of the APST program. All favored the motion, which is a minor change.
iv. HESC 4053: The change requested is to remove all pre-requisites from this class. Laurie Apple moved to accept the change. Kathy Smith seconded the motion. Kathy Smith explained that this would allow more students access to this class, including students outside of the APST program. All favored the motion, which is a minor change.
v. Program Change – This change is being submitted to make a change to the science core section of the check sheets, which will help clarify the science requirements for students. Cindy Moore made the motion to accept the program change. Laurie Apple seconded the motion. The wording will note that science classes should be selected from the state minimum core. It was requested that the "track change" function should be used on this document, in order for all reviewing to know exactly what is being revised. All favored the motion for a 1st reading.
The HDFS area did not submit anything to the chair by the deadline for the September meeting, any items from HDFS will be presented at the October meeting.
The October meeting is scheduled for October 5, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The motion to adjourn the meeting was made at 1:45 p.m. by Kathy Smith. Cindy Moore seconded the motion. All favored the motion.