MINUTES: Graduate Council February 19, 2001, 1:15 p.m., East Tennessee

Room

ATTENDEES: Alavi, Antkiewicz, Brown, Champney, Green, Ellis, Herrin, Hoover,

Kasmai,

Lindahl, Osborn, Pfeiffer, Scheuerman, Smith, Taylor

 

ABSENT: Caton, Thompson, Gooley, Woodruff

I. Minutes of January 19, 2001

 

Action Taken by Council: Approved with minor correction on page 3, Item C,

#2 Draft

2001-2002 Academic Priorities. Sentence should read: Dr. Brown has also

asked that

recognition for graduate coordinators be examined.

 

 

II. Curriculum Sub- Committee, Wes Brown, spokesperson

 

 

A. College of Nursing, DSN Program - Submission of GRE Scores

 

Dr. Smith handed out material that included additional College of Nursing

requirements

for admission to the DSN degree program to include submission of Graduate

Record Exam

(GRE) scores. In addition, it was requested that the program add terminal

objectives to

the existing language of the DSN curriculum.

 

Action Taken by Council: Approved with suggested changes.

 

B. College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Communication:

 

1. New Course: MCOM 5030 Media & the First Amendment

 

No Action taken as the curriculum proposal had not been through

the College of Arts & Sciences Curriculum Committee.

 

C: College of Applied Science and Technology, Department of Technology

 

1. Course Deletion: ENTC 5327 Course Number Change Request approve of

corresponding

deletion of ENTC 5327 as a result of course number change in ENTC 4327 to

ENTC 3370.

 

Action Taken by Council: Approved and submitted to

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

for Action.

 

D. College of Applied Science and Technology, Department of Computer and

Information

Sciences Curriculum Proposal:

 

1. FORMAT C: Consolidation of Existing concentrations (Computer Science,

Information

Science, and Software Engineering) within an Existing Major (Computer

Science) into one

(1) concentration (Applied Computer Science).

 

2. FORMAT E: Termination of 3 Concentrations (Computer Science, Information

Systems, and

Software Engineering)

 

3. NEW COURSES (4):

CSCI 5360, Topics in Network and System Administration

CSCI 5551, Directed Research 2

CSCI 5710, E-Commerce Implementation

CSCI 5720, Enterprise and E-Business Integration

 

4. COURSE CHANGES (7):

CSCI 5150 Topics in Modern Operating Systems to Topics in Distributed

Systems (title

change) from 4 to 3 hours

CSCI 5200 Software Systems Engineering from 4 hours to 3 hours (credit hour

change) CSCI

5250, Database Design from 4 hours to 3 hours (credit hour change)

CSCI 5300, Principles and Applications of Software Design from 4 hours to 3

hours (credit

hour change)

CSCI 5460, Cryptography and Data Security to Network and Information

Security (title

change)

CSCI 5520, Research Methods in Computer Science from 2 hours to 1 (credit

hour change)

CSCI 5920, Software Design Studio II to Software Development Project II

(title change)

from 4 hours to 3 credit hours

 

5. EDITORIAL CHANGES (5):

CSCI 5550 Thesis Research to Directed Research 1

CSCI 5230 Prerequisite: Admission t Graduate Program to CSCI 5200

Co-requisite

CSCI 5910 Software Design Studio I to Software Development Project I

CSCI 5930 Software Design Studio III to Software Development Project III

CSCI 5960 Thesis in Computer and Information Sciences -prerequisite CSCI

5550 to CSCI 5551

 

Action Taken by Council: Approved with minor changes.

 

III. Graduate Faculty Sub-Committee Henry Antkiewicz, Chairperson

 

A. Applicants for new appointment:

 

1. Beauchamp, Barbara, T. Psy.D. Instructor in Human Development and

Learning,

recommended for Associate.

 

2. Breese, Ute, H., M.Ed., PT, OCS, Assistant Professor in Physical

Therapy, recommended

for Interim.

 

3. Chenoweth, John, D., M.A., Assistant Professor in Computer & Information

Sciences,

recommended for Interim.

 

4. Hossler, Susan, M., MSN, RN, CS, Instructor in Family/Community Nursing,

recommended

for Interim.

 

5. Johnson, Jesse, Ed.D., Assistant Professor in Human Development &

Learning, recommende

d for Associate.

 

6. Malkus, Amy, J., Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Human Development &

Learning,

recommended for Associate.

 

Action taken by Council: Approved

 

 

B. Applicants for reappointment:

 

1. Boggs, Teresa, L., M.S., Assistant Professor in Communicative Disorders,

Interim

expired 003, recommended for Interim.

 

2. Hilliard, Jerry,Ph.D., Professor in Communication, Associate expired

011, recommended

for Associate.

 

3. Joy, Flora, C., Ed.D., Professor Emeritus, Curriculum & Instruction,

Full expired 011,

recommended for Full.

 

4. Kamolnick, Paul, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Sociology & Anthropology,

Full expired

003, recommended for Full.

 

5. Kelly, Edward, J., J.D., Office of Legal Affairs, Associate expires 013,

recommended

for Associate.

 

6. Mattioli, Denee, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Curriculum & Instruction,

Associate

expired 011, recommended for Full.

 

7. Perry, Leslie, A. Ph.D., Associate Professor in Curriculum &

Instruction, Full expired

011, recommended for Full.

 

8. Taylor, John, M., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Curriculum & Instruction,

Full expired

011, recommended for Full.

 

Action taken by Council: Approved

 

 

IV. New Business

 

A. A summary report from the etsugrad page of the GRADSCHOOL.COM web

site was

distributed to Council members for information.

 

B. The one-half day Graduate Coordinator Retreat scheduled for April 6, 2001

at the

Adelphi Center was announced to the Council. Council members were invited

to attend and

encouraged to provide their RSVP to Linda Wyatt as soon as possible so an

accurate number

for the luncheon could be provided to the Center.

 

C. Council members discussed the trial electronic submission project for the

CSCI

curriculum proposal. It was agreed that the process had worked well and

that other

proposals would be accepted electronically. The Graduate School would still

be

responsible for maintaining copies of the approved curriculum actions.

 

D. Dr. Brown informed the Council that the ETD workshop scheduled 2/14/01

was well

attended and a huge success with graduate students. He also informed the

group that he

would be doing a separate workshop for the ELPA cohort in Sevierville on

March 8, 2001.

 

V. Adjournment

 

The meeting was adjourned at 1:50 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Approved: Signature on file

Scott Champney, Chairman