HAWAI`I COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACADEMIC SENATE

 MINUTES OF MEETING

November 19, 2004

Manono Campus, Building 388, Room 103

 

Charleen Marlow (Acting-Chair), Barbara Arthurs, Marilyn Bader, Annie Brown, Gordon Ching, John Cole, Kenoalani Dela Cruz, Bob Duley, Donnalyn Kalei, Pualani Kanahele, Marsha Kayano, Kent Killam, Michael Larish, Bernhard Laurich, Annie Maeda, John Marlow, Donna Moore, Helen Nishimoto, Joni Onishi, Jennie Padilla, Susan Penisten, Daniel Petersen, Beth Sanders, Jill Savage, Francis-Dean Uchima, Larry Wakida, and Robert Yamane.

 

1. A quorum was established and acting Chair Marlow called the meeting to order at 12:08 p.m.

 

2. Chair’s Report

A handout detailing the meeting between Dr. Barbra Beno, Director of Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, and Faculty Senate Chairs was distributed and discussed.

 

3.  New Business: Senate vote on Curriculum Proposals

 

Text Box: Items 1-10 were placed in a block vote and Faculty Senate approval passed unanimously.

 

1. Proposal to modify the accounting program

 

2.      Acc 124 Principles of Accounting I

3.      Acc 125 Principles of Accounting II

4.      Acc 126 Principles of Accounting III

5.      Acc 132 Payroll and HI GE taxes

6.      Acc 134 Income Tax Preparation

7.      Acc 150 Using Computers in Accounting

8.      Acc 155 Spreadsheet in Accounting

9. Acc 193A Accounting Practicum I

Text Box: Items 11-13 were placed in a block vote and Faculty Senate approval passed unanimously.

            10. Acc 193B Accounting Practicum II

 

 

            11. AJ 103 Criminal Investigation 1

            12. AJ 233  Police Organizations and Mgt.

            13.  AJ 234 Police and Community Relations

Text Box: Item 14 was voted on after items 15 and 16 and the vote on Faculty Senate approval passed unanimously.

 

 

 


 

            14. Certificate of Completion in Digital Media Arts

           

 

 

Text Box: Discussion around the wording “or instructors consent” and the question if there would be permanent faculty available to teach these classes occurred.  A call to question passed by a 2/3rds majority.  Items 15-16 were placed in a block vote and Faculty Senate approval passed unanimously.
 

 

           

 

 

            15. Art 202 Digital Imaging

            16. Art 209 Image in Motion

 

17.  Proposal to Modify the Office Administration and Technology Program:  Program Name Change

            18. Bus 104 Business Computer Systems

            19. Bus 140 Records and Info Management

            20. Bus 201 Computer Applications—Advanced

            21. Bus 202 Computer Applications—Expert

     

Text Box: Questions concerning English Placement levels and consistency with criteria for transfer occurred.  Senator Yamane pointed out that these proposed changes followed guidelines at Leeward Community College and that articulation would occur across the UHCC system.  He also stated that Business Technology courses are at the 100 level in every college in the system except HawCC.  Others pointed out that there are 100 level courses presently offered that have no prerequisites.   Items 17-21 were placed in a block vote and Faculty Senate approval passed. Yes 20, No 3, Abstain 1.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22. Certificates of Completion (CC):  Change in Program Requirements: from 23 to 24 credits

Text Box: This proposal enables students to be eligible for more semesters of financial aid.  Item 22 was approved by the Faculty Senate.  Yes 26, No 0, Abstain 1.

 

 
 

23.  Coll 101 Freshman Experience Seminar

Text Box: Item 23 was approved unanimously by the Faculty Senate.

 
 

     

       24. Hist 274 Writing Personal History

Text Box: Discussions occurred.  It was pointed out that this class in listed as an English class in other colleges in the system.  Response included that the class was initially designed to ensure preservation of family history and to help initiate discussion of one’s family’s place in history.  This generational knowledge is disappearing in Hawai`i.  Those presenting the proposal see it not as an autobiographical writing class, but as a history class for historical preservation.  Others pointed out that it would be possible to cross referenced Hist. 274 as an English class at a later date, and that the vote today does not exclude that possibility.  Item 24 was approved unanimously by the Faculty. Senate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

25.  Hawaiian Life Styles Academic Subject Certificate course addition

26.  AAS Degree Program Hawaiian Life Styles Mahi’ai Track

27.  AAS Degree Program Hawaiian Life Styles Hula

28. AAS in Hawaiian Life Styles Lawai’a

 

Text Box: Items 25-28 were placed in a block vote and Faculty Senate approval passed unanimously.
 
Text Box: Items 29-31 were placed in a block vote and Faculty Senate approval passed unanimously.
 
 

 


 

29. Hwst 170A Lawai’a Culture I

30. Hwst  170B Lawai`i Culture II

31.  Hwst  270 Loko I’a

 

Text Box: Items 32-35 were placed in a block vote and was approved by the Faculty Senate. Yes 26, No 0, Abstain 1
 

 

    

 32. Math 1 A Basic College Math

 

     

  

     

 

      33. Math 1 B Basic College Math

      34. Math 1 C Basic College Math

      35. Math 1 D Basic College Math

 

 

Text Box: Items 36-37 were placed in a block vote and Faculty Senate approval passed unanimously.
 

 

 

36.  Nurs 0013 Help Therapy/Behavior

            37.  Nurs 0014  Arch   Reg, Acc, Com Res

 

 

38.  Hser Subs 268 Survey of Substance Abuse

39.  Hser Subs 270 Substance Abuse Counseling

40.  Hser Subs 294 Substance Abuse Practicum I

41.  Hser Subs 295 Substance Abuse Practicum II

 

Text Box: Discussions occurred.  Separating the Substance Abuse program from the Human Services alpha has social science department support and these courses are listed at other colleges in the system under Subs.  This change does not interfere with other Human Service Programs. Additionally, there are plans to expand this program into an AS degree. This further justifies the present proposal.  A call to question passed unanimously.  Items 38-41 were placed in a block vote and Faculty Senate approval passed unanimously.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

42.  Subs 280 Co-occurring Disorders

Text Box: Discussion occurred.  It was pointed out that writing requirements in this course require levels equal to the completion of English 100.  Presenter requested that the proposal be accepted now, and she would make modifications later. Item 42 was approved unanimously by the Faculty Senate 
 

 

 


 

43.  Information Technology Application for an Associate Degree in Technical Studies

Text Box: Item 43 was approved unanimously by the Faculty Senate 
 

 

  

            44. Phil 255 Cosmology

Text Box: Item 44 was approved unanimously by the Faculty Senate 
 

 

 

 
 

            45. Psy 270 Intro to Clinical Psychology

Text Box: Item 45 was approved unanimously by the Faculty Senate 
 

 

 
 

Text Box: Items 46-47 were placed in a block vote and Faculty Senate approval passed unanimously.

 

 

 

            46.  Bus 100

            47.  Bus 101

 

 

 

5.  The meeting was adjourned 1:40 p.m.