MEMORANDUM

 

 

DATE:            December 6, 2004

 

TO:                 Academic Senate Members

 

FROM:           Keith Edgerton, Chair

                        Academic Senate

 

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

            1.  Deadline

            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.

 

 

 

 

KE/rjrm