General Faculty Meeting Agenda ( April 27, 2012)

GEORGIA SOUTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY

Office of Academic Affairs


M E M O R A N D U M

TO:All Faculty
FROM:Brian U. Adler
Vice President for Academic Affairs
SUBJECT:General Faculty Meeting
DATE:April 27, 2012

AGENDA
General Faculty Meeting
Student Success Center, Room 2417
Friday, April 27th - 10:00 A.M.

  1. Call to Order by Gary Kline
  2. Approval of Minutes of December 2, 2011
  3. Remarks by President Dr. Kendall Blanchard
  4. Remarks by the VPAA Dr. Brian Adler
  5. Reports by Committees:
    Academic Affairs
    Academic Grievances
    Athletics
    Business and Finance
    Faculty Affairs
    Graduate Affairs
    Institutional Effectiveness
    Institutional Review Board
    Instructional Technology
    Scholarships & Financial Aid
    Student Affairs
    University and Alumni Relations
  6. New Business

A . Academic Proposals

  1. Proposal to Amend Section 4 (Function and Composition of the Standing Committees) of the University Statutes
  2. Proposal for GSW Credit Hour Policy
  3. Proposal for GSW Policy on Substantive Change
  4. Revised Process for Comprehensive Program Review of Academic Programs
  5. Proposal for a curriculum change: Drop SOCI 2295 American Mosaic
  6. Proposal for a curriculum change: Computer Science Minor - The proposal aims to streamline the courses based on prerequisite requirements in the Computer Science Minor curriculum.
  7. Proposal for a curriculum change: Information Technology Minor – Proposal to change the IT minor curriculum to reflect current trends in the IT industry.
  8. Proposal for a new program: Addition of a Spanish Minor
  9. Proposal for a curriculum change: BS in Computer Science - The proposal aims to remove the CSCI 4520 Prin. of Compiler Design course from the list of elective courses in the BSCS curriculum. This course will not be deleted.
  10. Proposal for a new program: Certificate/Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology
  11. Proposal for a curriculum change: BSED Health and Physical Education – Remove HPER 2090. Add HPER 3850.
  12. Proposal for a curriculum change: BSed Exercise Science/Wellness. Remove HPER 3090 as a required course. Add advisor approved 3000 level elective section.
  13. Proposal for a curriculum change: B.A. in History. Increase major electives to 30 hours from the current 29 hours in keeping with the above change.
  14. Proposal for a curriculum change: B.A. in History with Teacher Certification.
  15. Proposal to Deactivate a Course/Program: B.S. in History with Teacher Certification.
  16. Proposal to deactivate a course programBS in Information Technology (Professional Writing option) – low enrollment
  17. Proposal for a Curriculum ChangeBBA Marketing Major – Add MKTG 4800 as a required course and remove one three hour approved business course
  18. Proposal for a Curriculum change: BS IT (Multi-media option) – drop ARST 3081- Beginning Photography; add CIS 2000 – Desktop Publishing

Faculty Affairs

Graduate Affairs

  1. Proposal for a Curriculum ChangeGraduate Online Certification in Computer Information  Systems – Delete CIS 6410 and CIS 5320.
  2. Proposal for a curriculum change-Master of Science in Computer Science (online)-change the total number of required hours from 36 to 30; change the number of required core hours from 25 to 18; delete the following two courses from the required core courses-CIS 6410 Client-Server systems and CIS 5320 Object Oriented Analysis & Design
  3. Proposal for a curriculum change-Master of Science in Computer Science- change the total number of required hours from 36 to 30; change the number of required core hours from 25 to 18; delete the following two courses from the required core courses-CIS 6410 Client-Server systems and CIS 5320 Object Oriented Analysis & Design
  4. Application for Graduate Faculty Membership-Dr. Lauren DiPaula
  5. Announcements
  6. Adjourn