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Faculty Senate Curricular Affairs Committee


Meeting #3

November 25, 2013

Monday, November 25, 2013 in Library Conference Room A

I. CALL TO ORDER at 3:00PM

II. DISPOSITION OF MINUTES of Meeting #2, October 21, 2013

III. REPORTS

 

CAC Sub-committee - Minutes of November 8, 2013

IV. NEW BUSINESS

 

SECTION I. REVISED COMPUTER SCIENCE PROPOSALS, PACKAGE #1

 

A. CURRICULAR CHANGES

Digital Forensics and Cyber Overview
New Code Request (CSF)
New Minor in Cyber Security
Changes to the Minor in Digital Forensics
Catalog changes, BA, Computer Science
Catalog changes, BS, Computer Science
Revised Curriculum worksheets, BA and BS

 

B. NEW COURSES

CSF 102 Fundamentals for Cyber Security (4)  [approved as 102X, 11-18-13]
This course provides an overview of the technical background required to provide solutions

to many cyber security problems. This background includes: binary/hex number systems,

operating systems concepts, file systems, OSI model, network topologies and protocols,

and wireless standards and implementations. (Online)

CSF 410 Digital Forensics (4)
The science, technology, procedures, and law of acquiring and analyzing digital evidence

from computers and devices (Online). Pre: CSF 102 or permission of instructor.

CSF 412 Digital Forensics II (4)
Selected focused topics on acquiring and analyzing evidence from digital devices.

Details on analysis of specific operating system artifacts (Online). Pre: CSF 410.

CSF 414 Digital Forensics Analysis (4)
Digital forensics analysis of evidence using the leading industrial tools.

Key word searching, filtering, and report generation (Online). Pre: CSF 410.

CSF 430 Introduction to Information Assurance (4)
Fundamental concepts to understand threats to security; various defenses against

those threats. Planning for security; Technology used to defend computer systems;

implementing security measures and technology (Online). Pre: CSF 102 or permission of instructor.

CSF 432 Introduction to Network and Systems Security (4)
This course provides an overview of network and systems security. It provides the underlying

theory of computer security. It further introduces hands-on skills and techniques that are

essential to effectively secure the networks and systems of large and small organizations (Online).

Pre: CSF 102 or permission of instructor.

CSF 434 Network and Systems Security (4)
Advanced security topics including intrusion detection, penetration testing, incident response,

malware analysis, and risk management (Online). Pre: CSF 432.

 

C. COURSE CHANGES

CSF 424, course code, method of instruction, and pre-requisites

CSC 486, delete (being replaced by CSF 412)


SECTION II. NEW COMPUTER SCIENCE PROPOSALS, PACKAGE #2

 

A. CURRICULAR CHANGES

Computer Science Proposed Curricular Changes
Changes BA, Computer Science
Changes, BS, Computer Science

 

B. NEW COURSES

CSC 106 The Joy of Programming (4)
The art of problem solving through computer programming. Students explore innovative and

cutting edge applications that may include mobile apps, multimedia, computer games, puzzles,

robotics, graphics and animation, social networking, physical computing (Lec. 3, Lab. 3).

CSC 192 Introductory Topics in Computing (1-4)
Introductory topics of current interest in computing. This course may be repeated under

different topics (Lec., Project). Pre: permission of instructor.

CSC 292 Topics in Computing (1-4)
Topics of current interest in computing. This course may be repeated under

different topics (Lec., Project). Pre: permission of instructor.

CSC 392 Intermediate Topics in Computing (1-4)
Intermediate-level topics of current interest in computing. This course may be repeated

under different topics (Lec., Project). Pre: permission of instructor.

 

C. COURSE CHANGES

CSC 402, title, description, pre-requisites
CSC 450, level, title, description (offered for graduate credit)

Consent Items:

CSC 211, title
CSC 305, pre-requisites
CSC 320, pre-requisites
CSC 340, pre-requisites
CSC 406, pre-requisites
CSC 411, pre-requisites
CSC 412, pre-requisites
CSC 415, pre-requisites
CSC 436, pre-requisites
CSC 440, pre-requisites
CSC 445, pre-requisites
CSC 481, pre-requisites


SECTION III. ART & ART HISTORY PROPOSALS


A. CURRICULAR CHANGES

Statement/overview
Changes, BA Art
Changes, BFA Art


B. NEW COURSE

ART 214 Photography 1-Digital (3)
Introduction to basic digital photography and editing. Emphasis on photography

as an artistic media. Required projects, lab work, readings, discussions (Studio).


C. COURSE CHANGES

Consent items:

ARH 371, description
ART 304, description
ART 306, description
ART 309, description
ART 315, description and pre-requisites
ART 316, description
ART 322, description
ART 344, description
ART 405, description and pre-requisites

ART 337, delete
ART 404, delete
ART 406, delete
ART 410, delete
ART 415, delete
ART 417, delete
ART 423, delete
ART 435, delete
ART 438, delete
ART 445, delete


SECTION IV. OTHER NEW BUSINESS

A. CURRICULAR CHANGES

 

Kinesiology Notice of Change to add a new track: Youth Movement Science

Change, BS in Applied Economics

B. NEW COURSES

ITL 316 Italian And Culture Study Abroad I (3)
Supervised work experience in an Italian-speaking country for advanced

language students (Independent Study). Pre: Italian 205-206 or permission of instructor.

ITL 317 Italian And Culture Study Abroad II (3)
Supervised work experience in an Italian-speaking country for advanced

language students (Independent Study). Pre: Italian 205-206 or permission of instructor.

ITR 300 Career Planning: Concepts and Skills (1-3)
Identify personal strengths, interests, and professional values related to career

exploration. Develop professional job and internship search skills. (Seminar).

Pre: Sophomore Standing

PCS/EDC 306 Education Policy and Public Service Internship-MTI@URI (4)
Internship in a Rhode Island public school accompanied by an introduction to the

problems and politics of education policy viewed from an interdisciplinary approach.

(Rec., Prac., Online)


C. COURSE CHANGES

HDF 301, Title, description, pre-requisites, listing of method of instruction
HDF 303, Title, description and method of instruction
HDF 305, Title, description and pre-requisites
HDF 420, Pre-requisites, description

V. ONGOING BUSINESS

 

Improving processes and web presence

"Is a Syllabus a Contract?"

 

CCE campus disablity statements

VI. ADJOURNMENT