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The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Faculty Senate Agenda
Wednesday Oct. 3, 2007 @ 3:30 pm
213 Chavis University Center
David Zeigler, Chair
Jamie Litty, Secretary
Members:
Allen C. Meadors, Chancellor, Ph.D., FACHE
Charles F. Harrington, Provost and Vice Chancellor for AcademicAffairs
To 2010
To 2009
To 2008
ART Susan Whitt
ART Tim Altman
ART Cindy Saylor
EDN Beverly Justice
EDN Susan Edkins
EDN Irene Aiken
LET Liliana Wendorff
LETAnthony Curtis
LET Enrique Porrua
NSM Maria Pereira
NSM Deok-Hyun Hwang
NSM David Zeigler
SBS Ramin Maysami
SBS John Parnell
SBS Ottis Murray
At-Large
Jamie Litty
At-Large
Weston Cook
At-Large
Jim Frederick
At-Large
Robert Brown
At-Large
At-Large
Ann Horton-Lopez
At-Large
At-Large
At-Large
Lee Phillips
Order of Business
A. Roll Call
B. Adoption of Agenda
C. Approval of Minutes of the Sept. 5, 2007 Meeting
A. Reports from Administration
a. Chancellor Meadors
b. Provost Harrington
B.
Report from SPARC—Pat Valenti
C. Reports from Operations Committees:
(1) Executive Committee—D. Zeigler
(2) Committee on Committees & Elections—Jim Frederick
(3) Faculty Governance Committee—Kay McClanahan

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(4) Health, Safety, & Environment Committee—RichardVela
D.
Reports from Standing Committees:
(1) Academic Affairs Committee—Lee Phillips
** General Education Subcommittee:
** CurriculumSubcommittee:
** Enrollment Management
** Academic Support Services
(2) Faculty & Institutional Affairs Committee—Anthony Curtis
** Subcommittee on Faculty Development & Welfare
** Faculty Evaluation Review Subcommittee
E. Student Affairs and Campus Life Committee—Cindy Saylor
D.
UNC Faculty Assembly Report
E. Teacher Education Committee
F. Graduate Council
G. Other Committees
H. Unfinished Business
I. New Business
J. Announcements
K. Adjournment
AttachmentA: Curriculum
1. Proposals from the Department of Music
1.1 Course Deletion: Delete all graduate Applied Music (MUSP– Private lessons
on an instrument/voice) course numbers in sequence from MUSP 5000 to
MUSP6860 (134 course numbers attached to 38 “like” courses) and MUS
course numbers (Graduate Ensemble), from 5730 to 5760 (four course numbers
attached to 1 “like” course). Approved by Department 13-0-0.
1.2 New Course: Assign a single course number to each of the 38 “like” courses in
all graduate Applied Music (MUSP– Private lessons on an instrument/voice)

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and a single course number the 1 MUS course (Graduate Ensemble). Approved
by Department 13-0-0. Modify the numberof times MUSP(Private lessons)
courses canbe repeatedto a maximum number of six total hours and the
number of times the MUS (Ensemble) course can be repeated to amaximumof
3 total hours.
1.3 Course Deletion: Delete all undergraduate lower level, upper level Applied
Music (MUSP: Private lessons on an instrument/voice) course numbers in
sequence from MUSP 1000 to 4870 (304 course numbers attached to 38 “like”
courses), and MUS (Ensemble) course numbers (95 course numbersattached to
14 “like” courses. Approved by Department 13-0-0
1.4 New Course: Assign a single course numberto the sequence of “like” courses
in all undergraduate lower level, upper level, and ensemble courses in MUSP
(Private lessons on an instrument/voice) and MUS (ensemble). Modify
prerequisites for all MUSP(Private lessons) and MUS (ensemble) courses to
include permission of instructor required. Modify MUSP(Private lessons)
courses in the sequence from 1001 to 1361 to allow students to repeat each
course for credit a maximumof 8 hours. Modify MUSP (Private lessons)
courses in the sequence from 1501-1861 to allow students to repeat each course
for credit a maximumof 6 hours. Modify all MUS (Ensemble) courses to allow
students to repeat each course for credit amaximum of 8 hours. Modify all
MUS (Ensemble) courses by deleting the prerequisite that all courses must be
taken in sequence. Modify code for MUSP courses to “PRL” (Private Lessons)
and MUS courses to PFM (Performance). Approved by Department 13-0-0.
1.5 New Course: Assign a single course numberto all undergraduate upper level
MUSP(Private lessons) courses. Modify prerequisite for all undergraduate
upper level MUSP(Private lessons) courses to include 6 hours of lower level
MUSPcourses, Modify prerequisites for all MUSP(Private lessons) and MUS
(ensemble)courses to include permission of instructor required. Modify all
upper level MUSP(Private lessons) courses to allow students to repeat each
course for credit a maximumof 8 hours.Approved by Department 13-0-0.
2. Proposals from the Department of Art
2.1 New Program: Establish an Art History Minor. The Art History minor allows
students to augment any major with courses that analyze the history, theory,
and criticism of world visual culture. Required Courses: ART 2080, 2090;
Three hours of non-western art (e.g. ART 3100 or 4270); Plus 9 hours of
electives* (taken after prerequisites if applicable): ART 3100, 4220, 4230,
4240, 4250, 4260, 4270, 4280, 4290, ARTS 3XXX, PHI 4230. *ART 2050
and 5050 do not fulfill this requirement. Total hours required =18. Approved
by Department 7-0-0
2.2 Program Modification: Require ART4240 Contemporary Art (3 hours) to be a
course for an art major. Reduce the number of advance Art History electives
from 9 to 6 hours. Approved by Department 7-0-0
2.3 Program Modification: Allow Drawing as an advanced studio concentration for
students seeking a Bachelor of Arts in Art. Approved by Department 7-0-0

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2.4 Course Revision: Change the title of ART 3200 Advanced Drawing to ART
3200 Advanced Drawing I. Approved by Department 7-0-0
2.5 Create new 3 hour course: ART 4200 Advanced Drawing II. Prerequisites –
ART 1320, 2320, and 3200; Course Description – Advance Drawing II: A
course designed to provide advanced study in drawing processes devoted to
developing skills, techniques, conceptual approach and exploration of new
materials. Further research into contemporarydrawing and its relationship to
other art disciplines will be included. Approved by Department 7-0-0
2.6 Delete ART 1090 Figure Drawing and create ART 2150 Figure Drawing.
Approved by Department 7-0-0
2.7 Create a new 3 hour course: Create ART 2120 Watercolor. Prerequisites –
none. Course Description – An exploration of the basic working methods of
traditional transparent watercolor and experimental multi-media techniques.
Approved by Department 7-0-0
2.8 Create a new 3 hour course: ART 4031 Professional Art Practices.
Prerequisites – Completion of all core courses,taken semester before senior
exhibition. Required for art majors. Course Description – Professional Art
Practices: Preparation and presentation of professional material received
special attention: portfolios, resumes and artist statements. Students will cover
a broad range of concerns essential to the art major, including senior
exhibition, contemporary theory, continued study in graduate school and
careers in the professional art world. Approved by Department 7-0-0
2.9 Course Revisions: Remove all prerequisites for ART 1020, 1330 and 1400.
Approved by Department 7-0-0
2.10 Program Revision: Delete the portfolio review as a requirement for entry to
the BAArt Studio program. Approved by Department 7-0-0
3.
Proposals from the School of Business
3.1-5: Department of Accounting and Information Technology
3.1 Course Revision: Change the prefix of MGT 5370 to ITM. Approved by
Department 6-0-0. Approved by School 15-1-1
3.2 Course Revision: Change the prefix of MGT 5320 to BLAW. Approved by
Department 6-0-0
Approved by School 15-1-3
3.3 Course Revision: Change the prefix of MGT 528 to BLAW. Approved by
Department 6-0-0 Approved by School 14-1-4
3.4 Create a new 3 hour course: BLWS 5XXX: Special Topics. Course
Description – The study of a particular topic of special importance, relevance,
and currency to students in the MBAprogram.The content of the special
topics course varies with each offering and may be taken twice. Approved by
Department 6-0-0 Approved by School 12-1-7
3.5 Create a new 3 hour course: ITMS 5XXX: Special Topics. Course Description
– The study of a particular topic of special importance, relevance, and
currency to students in the MBAprogram. The content of the special topics
course varies with each offering and may be taken twice. Approved by
Department 6-0-0 Approved by School 11-0-8
3.6-9 Proposals from the Department of Economics Finance and Decision Sciences

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3.6 Course Description Revision: Remove “simple calculus” as a topic covered in
DSC 5100 (Quantitative Methods). New course description – Intermediate
level quantitative skills in multivariate statistics, optimization, and decision-
making which will be used in subsequent MBAcourses. Topics will include
multiple regression, multivariate ANOVA, logistic regression, factor analysis,
and linear programming. Computer software will be used. Approved by
Department 7-0-0 Approved by School 17-0-1
3.7 Course Description Revision: Modify course description for ECN 2020
(Principles of Microeconomics).New course description – This course
focuses on the individual decisions in the market economy. After an
introduction to allocation of scarce resources and in-depth discussion of how
a market economy achieves this goal, the course develops theories of
consumer behavior, and the behavior of firms in the short and long runs. The
competitive behavior of firms (market structure) is examined, as well as
government regulation of markets. Fall, Spring. Credit: 3 semester hours.
Approved by Department 6-0-0.
3.8 Course Description Revision: Modify course description for ECN 2030
(Principles of Macroeconomics). New course description – This course
demonstrates how an economy operates overall. A brief overview of the
market economy is followed by in-depth examination of macroeconomic
variables, including how the economicsystem determines the level of national
income, the unemployment rate, the rate of inflation, and interest rates. Fiscal,
monetary, and supply-side policies are discussed. Time value of money, in the
form of calculating the present and future values of lump sums and streams of
cash flows is also introduced. Fall, Spring. Credit: 3 semester hours.
Approved by Department 6-0-0
3.9 Create a new 3 hour course: DSC5010 - Foundation of Analytical Methods.
Prerequisites – none. Course Description – Decision Science 5010 equips
prospective MBAstudents with the means and methods of quantitative
reasoning through a concise and applied process, which includes introduction
to the concepts of mathematical economics,mathematical finance, and
business mathematics. The course will cover essentials of algebra with
business and economic applications, and essential of calculus with business
and economic applications. Upon completing the course students will be able
to apply mathematical thinking and quantitative reasoning to solve problems
in MBAlevel accounting, economics, finance,marketing, and management
classes. The applications of concepts include, but are note limited to, Pricing
and Inventory Control; Payrolls and Banking Taxes; Simple Interest;
Compound Interest; Annuities; Sinking Funds and Amortizations;
Accounting; Productivity and Costs; Constrained Optimization (consumer and
producer theories); Market Equilibrium; and Elasticities of Demand and
Supply. Approved by Department 7-0-0 Approved by School 17-0-1
4. Proposal from the Bachelorof Interdisciplinary Studies Curricula
Development Committee
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program,

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The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies programis a rigorous
academic program making available to community college recipients of
Associate of Applied Sciencediplomas UNCP classes currently only
available to Associate of Art and Associate of Science community college
graduates.
The BIS program is specifically designed to meet the needs of
learners with at least two years of transferable credit from institutions other
than UNCP. The programserves adult students, in particular, who seek a
broad, more flexible degree program to help them to advance or become
more established in their careers or to improve their understanding of the
world around them.
See Attachment B for the revised draft detailing this proposal. Approved by
BISCDC 11-0-0
Attachment B: Textbook Policy
1-1.A
Textbook Policy
Each professor will have the right to select textbooks for each
course he or she teaches, subject to departmental policy and the following:
2.
Introductory courses using a hardback textbook must may be considered for the
voluntary guaranteed buyback program mandated by GeneralAdministration in
March 2007. Textbooks offered under this program are considered to be a
departmental adoption and shall be used in all sections. New textbook adoptions
are for a minimumof three years, beginning in either the fall or spring semester.
Within the three year term, it is expected that courses utilizing the adopted
textbook will be offered a total of six times. For courses offered only in the fall or
spring semester, it is expected that the textbook will be utilized a total of three
times. All new adoptions require the approval of the Department Chairperson.
NOTE: The paragraph number 2 (above) is a proposed textual addition to the textbook
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20. 2007, by ex officio member Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs Neil Hawk. Mr.
Hawk reported that paragraph 2 was written locally by an ad hoc textbook policy
committee at UNCP. In the paragraphreproduced here, words with strike-through were
deleted fromthe proposed text and words in red were added. The paragraphwas approved
only as modified for forwarding to the Senate by the Committee.