SD Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501
605 773 3455
info@sdbor.edu

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Thursday, April 12, 2012

 

Conference Call

PH. (605) 773-2305  PW=7046#

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT

1.
Agenda - Additions, Changes, and Approval
2.
Minutes
A. February, 2012
3.
Consent Agenda Items
A.
Program Modifications
1) Dakota State University
2) Northern State University
3) South Dakota State University
4) University of South Dakota
5) Black Hills State University
B.
Course Modifications
1) General Education Revisions - DSU
2) South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
3) Dakota State University
4) Northern State University
5) South Dakota State University
6) University of South Dakota
7) Black Hills State University
C.
Reports
1) Fall Enrollment Number Release (PT)
4.
New Programs
A.
New Program Requests
1) SDSMT - Minor in Sustainability Engineering
2) USD - Minor in Accounting
3) DSU - Minor in Audio Production
4) USD - Minor in International Business
B.
New Certificate Requests
1) SDSMT - Certificate in Global Engineering  ** removed from the agenda **
2) SDSU - Ag and Environmental Law Certificate
3) SDSU - Swine Science Certificate
4) BHSU - Industrial Leadership and Management (ILAM) Certificate
5)

BHSU - Mechanical Computer Aided Drafting Certificate

6) BHSU - Advanced Computer Aided Manufacturing (ACAM) Certificate
C.
New Site Requests
1) No report.
D.
Intent to Plan Requests
1) SDSMT - Applied Biological Sciences
2) BHSU - AS in Applied Health Sciences
3) USD - BS in Medical Biology
5.
Electronic University Consortium
A. no report.
6.
Policy Revision and Development
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
1) Requests for the Externally-funded Tuition Rate
B.
MOCC Issues (Trudy)
1) Enforcing Pre-requisites
C.
Teach for America Agreement - USD
D.
AP Credit for Sciences Courses - Requiring Lab Notebooks
E.
Plus/Minus Grading
F.
Revisions to the Study Abroad Guidelines
G.
General Education Offerings/Enrollments
H.
Revision to Credit Awarded for National Board Certification
I.
Academic Status of Non-Native English Speakers
J.
Program Productivity          ATTACHMENT FILE
K.
Terminal Degree Spreadsheet Update - USD
L.
Prohibition against Selling Class Notes/Materials
M.
Zero Credit Courses - Music Ensembles
N.
Remedial Math - Administrative Issues
O.
CLEP Guideline Clarification (PT)
P.
Pre-professional Options (PT)
Q.
Provisional Admissions (PT)
R.
Premium Fields for Performance Funding Model (DP)
7.
Faculty Issues
A.
Negotiations Update (no materials)