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                                                                                                        SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

                                                                                                      ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

                       The agenda & materials for the business meeting that will be held on September 13, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Materials are linked and all documents are in                                                                               Adobe Acrobat format unless otherwise noted. If you have questions regarding the content of this information, please contact Julissa Nixon,     .                                                                                       If you have technical difficulty with this page, or links, please contact Ronald Pierre at



SC Commission on Higher Education

CHE Main Conference Room, 1122 Lady St., Suite 300, Columbia, SC 29201

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Conference Call-In Number: 800-503-2899

Conference Access Code: 7374854

September 13, 2018

10:00 a.m.



                   1.  Minutes of March 29, 2018

                   2.  Update on PASCAL

                   3.  Program Proposals

a.       Clemson University, B.S., Middle Level Education

b.       Clemson University, M.A.T., Teacher Residency in Middle Level Education 

c.        Clemson University, M.A.T., Teacher Residency in Special Education 

d.       Clemson University, M.S., Data Science and Analytics (online) 

e.       Clemson University, M.T.S.A., Transportation Safety Administration 

f.         Lander University, M.S.M., Management 

g.       University of South Carolina Columbia, M.S., Athletic Training 

h.       University of South Carolina Columbia, M.H.I.T., Health Information Technology 

i.          Winthrop University, B.P.S. (Bachelor of Professional Studies)   

j.         York Technical College, A.A.S., Surgical Technology 

k.        Francis Marion University, M.S.N., Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner track 

3.)     P        

                   4.  Program Modifications 

a.       Coastal Carolina University, B.A., Music, Add Commercial Music and Jazz concentration 

b.       Francis Marion University, M.S.N., Add Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner concentration 

c.     Francis Marion University, M.S., Physician Assistant Studies, Revise Curriculum

d.    Lander University, B.S., Chemistry, Add Health Science concentration

e.    University of South Carolina Aiken, B.A., Music Education, Add Choral and Instrumental Music concentrations

f.         University of South Carolina Aiken, B.A.Ed., Middle Level Education, Move Two Concentrations to Single concentration

g.       University of South Carolina Beaufort, B.S.N., Nursing, Revise Curriculum

h.     Winthrop University, M.B.A., Add Sports Marketing and Revenue Generation concentration

i.          Winthrop University, B.S., Human Nutrition, Add Chronic Disease Prevention concentration 

                   5.   Consideration of Francis Marion University, Baruch Institute for South Carolina Studies (Joint with Coastal Carolina University)

                   6.   2018-19 Meeting Dates and Program Review Cycles      

                   7.  Annual Report on Terminated and Approved Programs, FY 2017-18                                                                                                                                                                                                            (For information, no action required)

                   8.  Notifications of Program Changes and/or Terminations 
                  (For information, no action required)

                   a.      March 23 – June 30, 2018

                          b.      July 1 – September 6, 2018 

                   9.   College Readiness

                  10.  Other Businesss


Next Meetings:

November 29, 2018

March 28, 2019

September 12, 2019