CAPC Minutes 01/13/2012


Cara Meade

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Meeting Date: 
Friday, January 13, 2012
Date of Next Meeting: 
Friday, February 3, 2012 - 3:30pm
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Curriculum and Assessment Policy Committee
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Curriculum and Assessment Policy Committee (CAPC)


January 13, 2012


Present:  Ryan Brown, Susan Steele, Alex Blazer, John Swinton, Karen Bendersky, Beth Broyles, Beauty Bragg, Fadhili Mshana, Carol Bader, Diane Gregg


Regrets:  Cara Meade, Kay Anderson 


Guests:  Jude Hirsch, Scott Butler, Sunita Manian, Olufunke A. Fontenot,



I) Approval of Agenda:  Motion by John, second by Alex, and unanimously approved


II)  Approval of Minutes:  Unanimously approved


III) Unfinished Business:  None


IV) New Business:


New Concentration Proposal : Liberal Studies

  • Sunita spoke to proposal modifications
  • John expressed concerns regarding multiple concentrations
  • Motion by Karen to approve, second by Beauty, 7 yes/1 no motion carried


Revision of CAPC Procedure for Minor Deactivation

  • General discussion on difference between “deactivation” and “discontinue”
  • Discussion of document
  • Motion by John to change to CAPC approval  and Senate information item, second by Karen, unanimously approved


Deactivation of Minor in International Business

  • John spoke to this
  • Motion by John to deactivate minor, second by Alex, unanimously approved


New Program (Major) Proposal: M.Ed. in Outdoor Education Administration

  • Jude spoke to this proposal reflecting separation from Kinesiology to Outdoor Education
  • Motion by John to approve, second by Beth, unanimously approved


New Program (Degree) Proposal: MAT in Early Childhood Education

  • Dr. Nancy Mizelle spoke to this
  • Discussion included the need for this program and the resources necessary to add this degree
  • Motion by John to approve, second by Beth, and unanimously approved


V) Information Items:


Ryan stated information items available


John related the need for GC2Y (4 hour) courses


Meeting Adjourned

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