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February 12, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
S.C. Commission on Higher Education
1122 Lady St., Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201


 1. Introductions
 2. Minutes of October 16, 2014
 3. Development of College-Ready Standards from S.C. Department of Education
 4. College Ready Course Pre-Requisite Task Force Recommendation
 5.  Program Proposals
   a.  The Citadel, M.A., Intelligence and Security Studies
  b.  The Citadel, M.A., International Politics and Military Affairs
   c.  Clemson University, M.S., Athletic Leadership
   d.  Coastal Carolina University, B.A., Digital Culture and Design
   e.  Coastal Carolina University, B.S., Engineering Science
   f.  Coastal Carolina University, Ed.S., Instructional Technology
   g.  Greenville Technical College, A.A.S., Auto Body Repair 
   h.  Horry Georgetown Technical College, A.A.S., Brewmaster and Brewery Operations 
   i.  Medical University of South Carolina, M.P.H., Biostatistics
   j.  Medical University of South Carolina, M.P.H., Epidemiology
   k.  Medical University of South Carolina, M.P.H., Health Behavior and Health Promotion
 6.  Program Modifications
    a.  Clemson University, Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction , Re-develop concentrations from three to four
   b.  Lander University, B.A., Visual Arts, Add a concentration in Entrepreneurship
   c.  Medical University of South Carolina, D.N.P., Add a concentration in Executive Leadership and Innovations
   d.  Medical University of South Carolina, M.D., Expand clinical training to AnMed Health, Anderson, SC
   e.  South Carolina State University, B.S., Industrial Education, add concentration in Industrial Technology
    f.  South Carolina State University, Ed.D., Educational Administration, add concentration in Higher Education Administration


 7. Academic Degree Program Monitoring (For Information, No action required)
 8. Retreat Planning (For Information, No action required)
 9. Revised Guidelines for Federal Improving Teacher Quality Competitive Grants Program, FY 2016-2017
 10. Revised Guidelines for EIA Centers of (Teacher Education) Excellence Competitive Grants Program, FY 2016-2017
 11. Creation of Task Force to recommend Course Equivalencies for AP Research and Seminar
 12. Notifications of Program Changes and/or Terminations, October 2014 - January 2015 (For Information, No action required) 
 13. Other Business
 Next Meetings  
 June 11, 2015  June 9, 2016                
 September 10, 2015  September 8, 2016
 February 11, 2016  

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