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Scenes from Faculty Senate

University of Rhode Island Curricular Affairs Committee

April 22, 2013

I. Call to order at 3:00PM

II. Disposition of Minutes of 2013-13 Meeting #7, March 25, 2013

III. REPORTS

Online Education

IV. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

A.  NEW COURSES

ECN 333 Economics and the Law, 4 cr.

ELE 425 Renewable and Efficient Power Systems, 3 cr.

NFS 245X Food Safety, 3 cr.

B.  COURSE CHANGES

HDF 205, Online

HDF 418, Online

NRS 223, Method of Instruction, credits form 3 to 4

OCE 206, Title, method of instruction, description, pre-requisites, credits from 3 to 4

V. NEW BUSINESS

A. NEW COURSES

THN/NUR 424, Exploring Loss through Creative Arts Therapies, 3 cr. Seminar

THN/NUR 425, Spirituality of Loss and Death, 3 cr. Seminar

B. COURSE CHANGES

COM 383, Online (new instructor)*

HDF 180, Method of Instruction from blended to online*

PHP 430, Title and description

C. CURRICULAR PROGRAM CHANGES

1.  Change in the program requirements, Elementary Education majors

2.  Add Chinese language to approved languages for Secondary Education major

        and MATCP programs


D.  CONSENT ITEMS

ECN/PSC 344, Title and description

TMD 346, Pre-requisites

F.  Summer Procedures for consideration of Temporary Courses


Recommendation: That the CAC follow its past practice of considering and approving X courses

by mail between the last meeting in the spring and the first meeting in the fall as long as there

are no objections. If objections are raised, consideration of the temporary course(s) will be

postponed until the first CAC meeting in the fall.

VI. ONGOING BUSINESS

Review of CAC approval processes

 

* proposal associated with online scheduling problem