CURRICULUM COMMITTEE – AGENDA
April 2, 2007
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Call Curriculum Committee meeting to order: 3:20 p.m.
Present: Lesley Buehler, Paul Mueller, Kathy Sparling, Claire Ellis, Yao-Li Yaun, Janice Jones, Yvette Niccolls, Jeffrey Watanabe, Mandy Kwok-Yip, Sally Scofield, Mzao Waters, Heidi Barkow, Moonju Kim
· Open – Chris Warden – absent, Lesley Buehler facilitated meeting
· Engineering – Linda Messia & Yvette Niccolls
Tabled – Linda Messia unable to attend. Yvette Niccolls gave brief description. Advised we now have 5 instructors.
Major Revisions: (CONSENT ITEMS)
ENGL-101C Critical Thinking and Composition – Kerrie Kawasaki-Hull
Catalog Description: “Students will learn critical thinking skills and will use them to read and evaluate essays in a precise, logical way. The emphasis will be upon critical analysis and upon the students' development of effective, written arguments.” Counselor Description: “This course is designed to continue the work in reading and composition started in ENGL 101A with more complex reading material and more challenging written assignments. In addition to an introduction to critical thinking, ENGL 101C involves the writing of investigative papers such as analyses and evaluations of argumentative writing totaling 6000 words. It is required for all those UC transfer students who are completing IGETC and fulfills the critical thinking requirement for CSU General Education. “ Revision to: student learning outcomes, course outline, course assignments, methods of evaluation/assessment, methods of instruction, textbooks, supplies.
MATH-151A Algebra I (Part I) – Mylene Pelimiano
Minor revision: to counselor information; revision to student learning outcomes, course outlines, course assignments, methods of evaluation/assessment, methods of instruction, updated textbooks, supplies
MUS-112A ProTools 101 – Jim McManus
Title change to: ProTools
101 from Recording With ProTools; Catalog Description: “The Pro Tools 101:Introduction to Pro Tools covers basic Pro Tools
principles, giving you what you need to complete a Pro Tools project, from
initial set up to final mixdown. Whether your project involves recording of
MUS-112B ProTools 110 – Jim McManus
Title Change to: ProTools
Kathy Sparling made the motion to approve the above consent items, seconded by Paul Mueller. Motion carried.
BIOT-115A Animal Cell Culture Techniques – Moonju Kim
BIOT-115B Bioreactor Cell Culture Techniques – Moonju Kim
Yvette Niccolls made the motion to approve BIOT-115A & 115B, seconded by Janice Jones. Motion carried.
CNET-108 IT Project Management – Richard Grotegut (tabled until May meeting)
HIST-114B African American History 1877 to Present – Janice Jones
Paul Mueller made the motion to approve HIST-114B, seconded by Jeffrey Watanabe. Motion carried.
MUS-352B Advanced Jazz/Rock Combos – Timothy Roberts
Janice Jones made the motion to approve MUS-352B, seconded by Kathy Sparling. Motion carried.
· Standard IIA1 - Continuance– Chris Warden (tabled until Chris Warden’s return)
Adjourn: 3:40 p.m.