April 25, 2022
Agenda and Curriculum Proposals

Time: 10 am to noon
Location: via Webex

1. Call to Order

2. Approval of UUPC Minutes from March 28, 2022

3. Announcements

4. Old Business

Course/Program Title Department Credits Action
Arts and Letters

New Program

State Forms


BA in Global Studies Interdisciplinary Studies   New

IDS 3313


Global Studies 1 Interdisciplinary Studies 3 New

IDS 4315


Global Studies 2 Interdisciplinary Studies 3 New

IDS 4332


Cultural Study of Globality Interdisciplinary Studies 3 New

IDS 4915


Directed Independent Research Interdisciplinary Studies 3 New


5. New Business

Course/Program Title Department Credits Action

Program Change

Bachelor of General Studies Undergraduate Studies    
Informational Item Career Readiness Digital Badge Undergraduate Studies    
Informational Item American Sign Language Competency Undergraduate Studies    
Informational Item Multilingual Student Support  Writing Across Curriculum    
Arts and Letters
ASN 3006

History support
Introduction to Asian Studies Anthropology 3 New
ARH 4554 The Art of Japan Visual Arts and Art History 3 New
Program Change BA in Art: Studio Arts Concentration Visual Arts and Art History   Revise content areas and add electives
Engineering and Computer Science
Program Change BACS in Computer Science Electrical Engineering and Computer Science   Reduce core credits and increase elective credits
CDA 4630 Introduction to Embedded System Design Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 3 Change prereq.
EML 4442 Introduction to Wind and Ocean Energy Turbines Ocean and Mechanical Engineering 3 New
Honors College
Program Change

Honors approval
Biology Concentration     Updates to the elective list, removing old courses and adding new ones
Social Work and Criminal Justice

6. Discussion

UUPC Guidelines and Forming Subcommittees
Representatives please reivew the following: (page 10, Section B)
"Section B. Special Committees The UFS or its President may establish Special Committees for any purpose it deems appropriate. Such Committees will be dissolved following the last regular meeting each academic year unless established with fixed terms."

Proposed meeting dates for 2022-2023
Mondays, from 10 am to noon, Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, Jan. 30, Feb. 27, March 27, April 24

Proposed meeting formats
Continue Webex meetings, but also offer in-person meetings for Sept. 12, Dec. 5 and April 24 

7. Next Meeting and Adjournment

The UUPC's next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 12, from 10 am to noon, in person and via Webex.

New programs and program changes approved at today's meeting will be considered by the Steering Committee and Faculty Senate on the dates noted below. Please have a college representative present for those meetings. If any new courses/course revisions seem controversial, please have a representative present as well.                                        

Steering Meeting: Thursday, September 1, 2 to 4 pm,

UFS Meeting: Monday, September 12, 1 to 3 pm,