GEAC Submissions Approved 04 February 2009
The minutes have been
corrected on November 24, 2009 to reflect that ACCT 261 does not fulfill the
Quantitative Reasoning requirement.
Minutes of GEAC
04 February 2009
K. Birth, L. Cook, D. Jones, J. Lidov, M. Miller, C. Perry, C. Vickery
Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at
12:35 PM in Razran 318. Minutes of meeting on
November 08 and the electronic meeting of December 03 were approved. Agenda for
today's meeting was approved. Scrapple was discussed as a
possible refreshment for future meetings.
ACCT 261 (formerly 361)
Pending Revisions (Liaison):
MUSIC 011.3 (D. Jones)
MEDST 143 (D. Jones)
MEDST 144 (D. Jones)
HIST 169 (J. Maskovsky)
ARTH 260 (D. Jones)
DRAM 111 (J. Maskovsky)
DRAM 101 (J. Maskovsky)
MEDST 240 (K. Birth)
FNES 140 (K. Birth)
FNES 147 (K. Birth)
FNES 151 (K. Birth)
SOC 211 (K. Birth)
HEBRW 150 (D. Jones)
PHYS 001 (A. Li)
BIO 025 (A. Li)
The committee discussed mobilizing departments for Fall 09 PLAS
courses and reminding them about including PLAS language in all actual syllabi.
It was suggested that committee members communicate to the Chairs in their
respective academic divisions what courses have been approved in their
Departments. That communication would include a reminder to include PLAS
language in the syllabi. The full list of approved courses appears on the GEAC
page of the CTL website; that link will be forwarded to committee members.
Reasoning (QR): it was reported to the committee that a proposal is being
considered by the Academic Senate on February 5th to allow current LASAR QR
courses to stand as meeting the new PLAS requirements.
It was reported to the
committee that PLAS requirements were recently noted and discussed by the ACE
(Adult Collegiate Education) and LEAP (Labor Education & Advancement
Project) programs. Both programs need to develop courses which meet PLAS
requirements. ACE mainstreams students after two years; those students will
need to meet PLAS requirements in order to graduate. Options are being assessed
for Fall 09. The easiest may be to give both programs a year's grace with
LASAR, to allow them time to develop PLAS courses. This is being discussed at
the next UCC meeting.
It was noted that the SEEK (Search
for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) and Honors programs do not need to
develop special PLAS courses, as their students will simply have the full bevy
of PLAS courses available to them and will need to meet the same requirements
as non-SEEK and non-Honors students, as they do now with LASAR requirements.
Assessment will continue to be discussed by the committee. Pat
O'Connor has been invited to the March GEAC meeting.
The meeting was adjourned at 1:45
M. Miller, Recording Secretary