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October 7, 1997

October 7, 1997

    Buis, Bergerson, Buckenmeyer, Dahiya, Hinni, Jones, Kogge, McDougall, McGowan, Nahikian-Nelms, Shaw (presiding), and Stennis-Williams
    Jack Sterrett
A.     Minutes of September 9, 1997.  Approved as Corrected. 

B.     Action Items 

  1. Masters of Natural Science - Science Education Emphasis:  McDougall moved and McGowan seconded approval.  McGowan reviewed the program curriculum.  After brief discussion, the motion passed unanimously.

  3. Manufacturing Engineering Technology:  Jones moved and McGowan seconded approval.  Shaw reviewed the background of the program and curriculum.  The motion passed unanimously.

  5. Visual Communications name change to Technical Graphics:  McGowan moved and Kogge seconded approval.  The motion passed unanimously.

  7. Option in Computer Numerical Control Machining;  Jones moved and Nahikian-Nelms seconded approval.  Shaw reviewed the program and identified three new courses that would be developed for the option.  The motion passed unanimously.

  9. Minor in Entrepreneurship:  McDougall moved and Buckenmeyer seconded approval.  Jack Sterrett reviewed the program.  Discussion followed.  Kogge expressed concern that the minor was only available to students who complete a business major.  Jones and Stennis-Williams expressed the desire for more time to review the proposal.  Stennis-Williams moved and Kogge seconded to table the motion.  The motion to table passed with 5 yes and 4 no votes.  Copies of the complete proposal are to be mailed to the council members from the Provost Office.


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