SD Board of Regents
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Pierre, SD 57501
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ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL MEETING

Conference Call

Thursday, November 10, 2011

9:00 am - 3:00 pm CT

       
1.
Agenda - Additions, Changes, and Approval
2.
Minutes
A.
September 2011
3.
Consent Agenda Items
A.
Program Modifications
1) South Dakota State University
    2) University of South Dakota
    3) South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
B.
Course Modifications
    1) General Education Revisions
    2) South Dakota State University
    3) University of South Dakota
    4) South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
C.
Reports (Paul T)
    1) Student Success Conference 2012
    2) 2010-2011 CAAP Report (DP)
4.
New Programs
A.
New Program Requests
1) SDSMT - MS in Mining Engineering
2) DSU - Minor in Digital Editing
    3) USD - BA/BS in Sustainability
B.
New Certificate Requests
1) SDSU - Certificate in Graphic Design
C.
New Site Requests
1) SDSU - BS in Sociology, Online
2) NSU - BS in Banking & Financial Services, Rapid City & Pierre
3) NSU - BS in Business Administration, Online
D.
Intent to Plan Requests
1) NSU - AS in Biotechnology
2) BHSU - MS in Sustainability
5.
Electronic University Consortium
A. State Authorization Update
6.
Policy Revision and Development
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
1) Policy Changes - Align with 120/60 Hour Degrees
2) BOR 2:3 Admissions
    3) BOR 2:5 Transfer of Credit
4) BOR 2:6 Academic Calendar
B.
MOCC Issues (Trudy)
1) Revisions to Guidelines and Procedures to Align with 120/60 Hour Degrees
C.
Implementing the 120-Credit Hour Requirement
D.
Academic Calendar
E.
AAC Initiatives
F.
Review of Zero Credit Courses
 
G.
Reading Remediation
 
H.
Study Abroad Issues - Follow Up
 
I.
Bachelor of General Studies - Multiple Degrees
 
J.
Dual Credit Report
 
K.
Pre-professional Programs/Assignment of Majors
 
L.
Accuplacer Update (PT)
 
M.
AAC Guidelines - Syllabi Policy
 
N.
SDSU New Prefix Requests
O.
Forms/Guidelines for Assessment of Prior Learning
 
P.
General Education Offerings/Enrollments
 
7.
Faculty Issues
A.
Bargaining Update (no materials)