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ACAP Meeting 07-25-2007

ACAP Meeting 07-25-2007


Advisory Committee on Academic Programs      


July 25, 2007

 Revised 7/20/2007.

1.     Consideration of Minutes of March 21, 2007    


2.     Presentation: Statewide Academic Plan for Addressing Flu Pandemic

Mr. Max Learner, DHEC

Dr. Michael G. Schmidt, MUSC

Chief William Daniel, Clemson


3.   Consideration of Program Planning Summaries

a.     B.A., Women’s and Gender Studies, College of Charleston (new)

b.     B.A., Early Childhood and Elementary Education, USC-Upstate at USC-Lancaster (modification)

c.     B.S., Applied Biotechnology, Clemson (new)

d.     B.S.W., Social Work, USC-Columbia (new)

e.     B.S.N. (Generic), Nursing, USC-Columbia at USC-Salkehatchie and USC-Lancaster (modification)

f.      M.A.T., Music, USC-Columbia (new)

g.     M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Coastal Carolina (deferred by request of Coastal Carolina)

h.     M.Ed., Administration and Supervision, Coastal Carolina (deferred by request of Coastal Carolina)

i.       M.Ed., Language, Literacy, and Culture, Coastal Carolina (deferred by request of Coastal Carolina)


4. Consideration of New Program Proposals

a.  B.A., Art Education, USC-Upstate (new) 

b.     B.S., Chemical Engineering by adding a concentration in Biomolecular Engineering, Clemson (modification)

c.     B.S., Exercise and Sport Science, Coastal Carolina (new)

d.     M.Ed., Montessori Education, Lander (new)

e.     M.R.A., Research Administration, MUSC (new)


5.Consideration of New Guidelines for Centers of Excellence (Teacher Education)

    Competitive Grants Program, FY 2008-09 

6. Consideration of Revisions to Guidelines for New Academic Program Approval

7.  EEDA Activity: Consideration of Proposed International Baccalaureate Credit Award Policy


8. EEDA Activity: Report on Institutional Acceptance of Course Credits for Project Lead the Way (PLTW)


9.   EEDA Activity: Informational Report on Dual Enrollment (Fall 2006)


10. EEDA Activity: Status Report on Transfer and Articulation RFP


11.Informational Report on Approved and Terminated Programs, FY 2006-07


12. Notifications of Program Changes and Terminations          


13.Other Business


For Institutions with Nursing Programs

14.Consideration of Suggested Distribution Methodology for Nursing Faculty Salary Enhancements



Future Meeting Dates:



October 11, 2007

January 17, 2008

March 20, 2008



September 6, 2007

November 1, 2007

February 7, 2008

April 3, 2008