March 1, 2011


  • I. Call to Order

       In attendance: Baumler, Boser, Deckert, Hyde, Knight, Lewis, McCombie, Metz, Migyanka,
       Muchtar, Pistole, Potts, Rost, Sechrist 

       Excused: Onwueme, Turner

       Absent: Intemann

    II. On a Migyanka/Baumler motion, the corrected minutes from the February 15, 2011 meeting, were approved.

    III. Co-Chairs Report: 
    A.  No report

    IV. Liberal Studies Committee Report 
    A.  See attached minutes.

    V. Items for Review/Possible Action: 
    A.  10-60 LBST 499 The Atomic Bomb and Its Impact, distance education

    • On a Potts/Boser motion, the course was approved.

    B.  10-54b JRNL 243 History of the American Press, distance education

    • On a Boser/Lewis motion, the course was approved.

    C.  10-51a SOC 269 Sociology of Deviance, course revision

    • On a Knight/Lewis motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending changing the prerequisite to be on the top of the paragraph under catalog description, putting the bibliography in alphabetical order, and revising 3c-0l-3cr. In the NCATE matrix, the course objectives should be changed and reflect the course outcomes after checking with TECC curriculum chair. TECC approval will be needed on this and all of the others in the SSED/SOC Track. Boser abstained.

    D.  0-51b SOC 320 Sociological Theory, course revision

    • On a Potts/Lewis motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending changing the prerequisite to be on the top of the paragraph under catalog description and revising 3c-0l-3cr. On page 7, add a 1 in front of Culture and Cultural Diversity in the matrix. On page 3, evaluation methods must have a sum of 100%. Bibliography should be IX. Boser abstained.

    E.  10-51c SOC 333 Delinquency and Youth, course revision

    • On a Baumler/Knight motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending changing the prerequisite to be on the top of the paragraph under catalog description and revising 3c-0l-3cr. Also, the first and fourth outcome verb should be changed to measurable verbs and the NCSS Standards should be written out as part of making all of the matrixes similar in format. One opposing and Boser abstained.

    F.  10-51d SOC 335 Alcohol and Drug Abuse, course revision

    • On a Baumler/Lewis motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending changing the prerequisite to be on the top of the paragraph under catalog description and revising 3c-0l-3cr. Boser abstained.

    G.  10-51e SOC 337 World Societies and World Systems, course revision

    • On a Baumler/Lewis motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending changing the prerequisite to be on the top of the paragraph under catalog description, revising 3c-0l-3cr, and fixing the typo on Week 12 to say “Child Soldiers.” Boser abstained.

    H.  10-51f SOC 340 Sociology of Industry, course revision

    • On a Hyde/Baumler motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending adding 3c-0l-3cr and removing 3 credits in the prerequisite line. Boser abstained.

    I.  10-51g SOC 341 Sociology of Education, course revision

    • On a Baumler/Lewis motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending changing the prerequisite to be on the top of the paragraph under catalog description and adding 3c-0l-3cr. Also changing learn in the first to prerequisites to something more measurable. Boser abstained.

    J.  10-51h SOC 342 Social and Cultural Aspects of Health and Medicine, course revision

    • On a Baumler/Hyde, motion the revision was provisionally approved pending changing the prerequisite to be on the top of the paragraph under catalog description and adding 3c-0l-3cr. Change the “trace” outcome to a more appropriate verb. Change the first week 6 to week 4 and correct grammatically the format of the course outcomes. Boser abstained.

    K.  10-51i SOC 348 Sociology of Work, course revision

    • On a Baumler/Hyde motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending changing the prerequisite to be on the top of the paragraph under catalog description and revising 3c-0l-3cr. Also, correct grammatically the format of the course outcomes. Boser abstained.

    L.  10-51j SOC 352 Sociology of Religion, course revision

    • On a Baumler/Potts motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending changing the prerequisite to be on the top of the paragraph under catalog description and revising 3c-0l-3cr. First line of catalog description should be "religious," not "religions." The verbs "chart" and "predict" should be changed. Boser abstained.

    M.  10-51k SOC 361 Social Stratification, course revision

    • On a Baumler/Potts motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending listing the prerequisite under catalog description and adding 3c-0l-3cr. The verbs in the course outcomes should be changed to be more measurable. Boser abstained.

    N.  10-51l SOC 362 Racial and Ethnic Minorities, course revision

    • On a Hyde/Baumler motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending listing the prerequisite under catalog description and adding 3c-0l-3cr. The verbs "recognize" and "learn" in the course outcomes should be replaced. Boser abstained.

    O.  10-51m SOC 391 Foundations of Sociological Practice, course revision

    • On a Baumler/Knight motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending listing the prerequisite under catalog description, adding 3c-0l-3cr, and suggest that the department consider clarify/revise the wording of the second sentence in the catalog description. The verbs in the course outcomes should be made higher level since this is a 391. Boser abstained.

    P.  10-51n SOC 392 Clinical Sociological Practice, course revision

    • On a Baumler/Hyde motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending listing the prerequisite under catalog description and adding 3c-0l-3cr. Some of the verbs in the course outcomes should be made higher level also make sure that all of the outcomes are written so that they are measurable. Boser abstained.

    Q.  10-51o SOC 427 Social Perspective on Intimate Partner Violence, course revision

    • On a McCombie/Baumler motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending listing the prerequisite under catalog description and adding 3c-0l-3cr. The verbs in the course outcomes should be made higher level. Boser abstained.

    R.  10-51p SOC 428 Child Abuse, course revision

    • On a Potts/McCombie motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending listing the prerequisite under catalog description and adding 3c-0l-3cr. The verbs in the course outcomes should be made higher level and outcome two needs to be rewritten to make it student centered. Boser abstained.

    S.  10-51q SOC 448 Social Welfare Policy, course revision

    • On a Baumler/Hyde motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending listing the prerequisite under catalog description and adding 3c-0l-3cr. The verb "trace" in the course outcomes should be changed. Boser abstained.

    T.  51r SOC 452 Disability and Society, course revision

    • On a Baumler/Knight motion, the revision was provisionally approved pending listing the prerequisite under catalog description and adding 3c-0l-3cr. The verb "trace" in the course outcomes should be changed. Punctuation formatting in the course outcomes is incorrect. Boser abstained.
    • The two 500 level proposals should be removed as separate listings on the docket and should be combined with the appropriate undergraduate versions.

    U.  56a EDEX 111 Introduction to Special Needs Pre-K Grade 8, course revision, number/title change, catalog description change

    • How is this course different from EDEX 110?
    • On a Knight/Baumler motion, the proposal was returned.

    V.  56b EDEX 435 Methods and Curriculum Severe and Profound, catalog description change

    • On a Boser/Potts, the description was approved.

    W.  10-56c EDEX 110 Introduction to Exceptional Persons, course revision, course number and pre-req. change

    • Add to the course description "for students in grades 7-12."
    • Add to the course objections “for students in grades 7-12.”
    • Why are the Chapter and CEC Standards noted in EDEX 110 but not 111?
    • In the course description, is the word "handicapped" appropriate?
    • Is there a difference between "special needs" and "exceptional persons"?
    • In bibliography the Smith reference should have “Making a Difference.”
    • How is this course different from EDEX 111?
    • On a Knight/Baumler motion, the proposal was returned.

    X.  10-57 BSEd .Social Science Education/Sociology Concentration, program revision

    • On a Hyde/Baumler motion, the revision was approved.

    Y.  10-47 MKTG 444 Green Marketing, new course

    • The hours do not add to 42. Begin the course description with “Entails.”
    • On a Boser/Baumler motion, the course was provisionally approved.

    Z.  10-48 MKTG 433 Advertising, course revision

    • Are changes being made to MKTG 433?
    • Needs a grading scale.
    • List what is being changed.
    • On a Boser/Lewis motion, the proposal was returned.

    AA. 10-50 MKTG 445 Social Media Marketing, new course

    • Hours do not add to 42.
    • On a Baumler/Boser motion, the course was approved pending adding to 42 hours.

      On a motion the meeting was adjourned at 6:55 PM.

      Respectfully submitted,
      Mary Lou Metz