Meeting Agendas

Curricular Affairs


April 24, 2018 Agenda

  1. Welcome and announcements
    1. Report from Officers and Chairs Meeting
    2. General education recertification progress (progress; linked courses)
  2. Review and approve minutes from March 14, 2018 meeting; minutes posted on Box site 
  3. Certificate clean-up Reminder
  4. Discuss items for next year
  5. Summer Meeting for SCCA
    1. meeting Wed, July 11 starting at 11:00am (pub date 6/26/2018 for curriculum report)
    2. subcommittee work, meeting prep, SCCA meeting
    3. only curriculum review and discussion; no other committee work
    4. identifying College rep for Summer meeting (if not current member)
    5. Remote and in-person attendees
  6. Review, discussion and votes on Senate Curriculum Report proposals.

Thank you for your service this year on SCCA!
We will reconvene as a group to approve proposals on Wed, July 11 at 11:00am in 102 Kern.

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March 13, 2018 Agenda 

  1. Welcome and announcements
    1. Report from Officers and Chairs Meeting
    2. General education recertification progress (progress; linked courses)
    3. Reminder that producing the PDF shows any attachments uploaded including extra consultation, prospectus, syllabi (where applicable)
  2. Review and approve minutes from January 23, 2018 meeting; minutes posted on Box site 
  3. University Bulletin status
    1. Limited suffix returns
    2. Program errors/ corrections
  4. Certificate clean-up
    1. Process
    2. One-time offer to be complete by June 30
  5. Curriculum.psu.edu changes
  6. Prerequisite enforcement
  7. ARSSA/Undergraduate Education: academic standing discussion update
  8. Summer Meeting for SCCA
    1. Meeting in July (pub date 6/26/2018 for curriculum report)
    2. Subcommittee work, meeting prep, SCCA meeting
    3. Only curriculum review and discussion; no other committee work
  9. Review, discussion and votes on Senate Curriculum Report proposals.

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January 23, 2018 Agenda 

    1. Welcome and announcements
      1. welcome new members
      2. Report from Officers and Chairs Meeting
      3. Bulletin update
      4. Curriculum.psu.edu service update
      5. SCCA report on plenary agenda: Guidelines for Academic Program Information Appearing in the University Bulletin
    2. Review and approve minutes from December 5, 2017 meeting; minutes posted on Box site 
    3. Questionable course abbreviations: maintaining vigilance
    4. Standing Rules Article II, Section 6-c to create two Vice Chairs for the Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs
    5. Suffix update
    6. Subcommittee work
      1. next reviews
      2. progression of Gen Ed recertification
    7. Review, discussion and votes on Senate Curriculum Report proposals.

Thank you for your service on SCCA. Hopefully you may all enjoy a restful holiday break!
We will meet again on March 13, 2018 at 8:30 am in 102 Kern.

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December 5, 2017 Agenda 

      1. Welcome and announcements (10 minutes)
        1. Report from Officers and Chairs Meeting
        2. Bulletin update
        3. Curriculum.psu.edu service update
        4. other updates from the group
      2. Review and approve minutes from October 17, 2017 meeting; minutes posted on Box site 
      3. Update on discussion regarding Gen Ed and Program year from ARSSA and UE
      4. Standing Rules Article II, Section 6-c to create two Vice Chairs for the Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs
      5. Foreign Studies standard course number
      6. Subcommittee work
        1. next reviews
        2. progression of Gen Ed recertification
      7. Review, discussion and votes on Senate Curriculum Report proposals.

Thank you for your service on SCCA. Hopefully you may all enjoy a restful holiday break!We will meet again on January 23, 2018 at 8:30 am in 102 Kern.
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October 17, 2017 Agenda

      1. Welcome and announcements (10 minutes)
        1. Report from Officers and Chairs Meeting
        2. Updates from associated committees
        3. Subcommittee reminders
      2. Review and approve minutes from September 12, 2017 meeting; minutes posted on Box site
      3. Updated charges for SCCA in 2017-2018 (10 minutes)
        1. Discuss GenEd firewall
        2. Discuss coordination of GenEd year and program year
      4. Discussion: Revise Standing Rules Article II, Section 6-c to create two Vice Chairs for the Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs (with CC&R)
      5. Discussion: Revise BA requirement language – recommend changes to CC&R
      6. Radiation Oncology
      7. Continued suffix discussion
      8. Review, discussion, and votes on Senate Curriculum Report proposals.
      9. Subcommittee discussions (as needed)

We will meet again on December 5, 2017 at 8:30 am in 102 Kern.

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September 12, 2017 Agenda

      1. Welcome and announcements (10 minutes)
        1. Report from Officers and Chairs Meeting
        2. Bulletin update
        3. Curriculum.psu service update
        4. Gen Ed Assessment update
      2. Review and approve minutes from April 25, 2017 meeting; minutes posted on Box site
      3. Charges for SCCA in 2017-2018 (10 minutes)
        1. BA requirement – recommend changes to CC&R?
        2. Revise Standing Rules Article II, Section 6-c to create two Vice Chairs for the Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs (with CC&R)
        3. Consult with Undergraduate Education to define poor academic standing
      4. Suffixes (15 minutes)
        1. N & Z for inter-domain and linked courses
        2. issues with multiple attributes
      5. Subcommittee work (15 minutes)
        1. duties
        2. plan subcommittee work (deadlines)
      6. Review, discussion and votes on Senate Curriculum Report proposals.
      7. Subcommittee discussions (as needed)

Thank you for your service on SCCA

We will meet again on October 18, 2017 at 8:30 am in 102 Kern.
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