DATE: December 6, 2004
TO: Academic Senate Members
FROM: Keith Edgerton, Chair
RE: MEETING DATE, PLACE, AND AGENDA
The next meeting of the Academic Senate will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2004, at 3:30 p.m., in the Chancellor’s Conference Room (McM 209).
I. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: December 2
II. DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS
A. Joint Faculty-Student Task Force on Retention
B. Continued Academic Foundations Discussion: Item 54 Academic Foundations Committee Report
2. Number of Courses in Categories: No set number or 1/3 reduction
C. Capstone Numbering Standard (see Capstone Report)
D. Revisit Three Changes Rule
E. Dr. Park: Results of November 9 Meeting on General Education and the COT
III. ITEMS FOR INFORMATION
Item 11 BA Degree in History, Teaching Cert. Option. Modification of an existing program.
Item 11.c Teaching Minor in History. Modification of an existing program.
Item 29 BA Major in Art Teaching Certificate Option. Modification of an existing program.
Item 30.t Teaching Minor in Theatre. Modification of an existing program.
Item 35.b HHP 186 Strength Training. New course.
Item 35.c HHP 188 Yoga. New course.
Item 38.a Teaching Minor in Art. Modification of an existing program.
Item 50 BS in Liberal Studies. Modification of an existing program.
Item 51 CMP 112 Database Management. Change rubric, number, title, and prerequisites.
Item 52 AAS in Process Plant Technology. Modification of a program.
Item 52.a PPT 250 Power Plant Basics. New course.
Item 53 AAS in Medical Assisting. Modification of a program.
IV. ITEMS – RETURNED BY THE ACADEMIC SENATE
FOR NUMBER REVIEW
Item 25.b COMT 322 Principles of Public Relations. New course.
Item 30.f COMT 322 Performance for the Camera. Change course number to 340.
Item 30.i COMT 350 Performance Theory and Criticism. New course.
V. ITEMS – FIRST READING
Approved by the MSU-Billings Graduate Committee 11/18/04
Item 13.c EDUC 584 Student Teaching (K-12). Change rubric to EDCI.
Item 13.d EDUC 585 Student Teaching (Elementary). Change rubric to EDCI.
Item 13.e EDUC 586 Student Teaching (Secondary). Change rubric to EDCI.
Item 28 MS Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. Modification of an existing program to add a Certificate in Clinical Practice.
Item 37.c REHA 596 Cooperative Education/Internship. New course.