COMMITTEE:Academic Standards Committee


MEETING DATE:  3 p.m., Monday, February 16, 2004.


PERSON PRESIDING: Catherine Rigsby


REGULAR MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:  Bailey, Bass, Brown, Decker, House, Juska and Ravi.





Agenda item: The committee was informed about a memo from Charles Lyons on a formation of a campus wide committee on International Affairs and the Curriculum. No action required.



Agenda item: The committee was informed about the contents of a memo from Michelle Sharp of the English department on upcoming changes in the freshman English sequence. No action required.



Agenda item: The committee was informed about Michael Poteatís request to make a power point presentation on changing to web-based SOIS. After some discussion the committee decided that it would provide an opportunity for a short presentation from Michael Poteat on this issue.


New Business: The committee discussed the request from Amy Frank of the College of Technology and Computer Science to waive up to one hour of the Social Sciences requirement for students who transfer in from a quarter system and end up getting fractional transfer credit.


Action taken: After some discussion, Bailey moved that: The GE credit requirements for various components should remain as they are. The motion passed.


Agenda item: The discussion of the changes to the GE program continued.




NEXT MEETING:Monday, March 22, 2004 at 3 p.m.


The meeting adjourned at 4:15 p.m.


Submitted by,

M. S. Ravi.