Minutes 11-14-12

College of Arts and Sciences
Curriculum Committee
November 14, 2012

Members present:  R. Carini, S. Rabin, R. Roebuck (Chair), R. Taylor, C. Tillquist, M. Rohmann, W. Yoder

Members absent:  J. Li

Guests:   T. Adams (A&S Advising), G. Brown (TA), M. Henry (TA), B. Hirsch (A&S Advising), A. Sommers (PSYC), P. Zahorik (PSYC)

The minutes of the meeting of November 7 were approved as distributed.

The committee approved the following curriculum actions, effective Summer 2013.  (General Education proposals must also be approved by the General Education Course Committee.)

PAS 200:  Introduction to Pan African Studies (general education Social/Behavioral credit)
PAS 272:  Reggae Music and the Politics of Black Liberation (new course; general education Arts and CD1 credit)
PAS 273:  Rhythm and Blues Revolution (number change  from PAS 373; general education Arts and CD1 credit)

The committee discussed a proposal from Theatre Arts to designate TA 550: Practicum for CUE credit.

The committee discussed the proposal for  a new course, GEN 205:  Collegiate Success for Arts and Sciences.

The committee discussed a proposal from the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences for changes to its requirements regarding admission to the major.