Updates from the Academic Affairs Committee

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

The following proposals were approved at the Monday, April 12 AAC Meeting:

-HPE 204: New Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology course.
-Creative Writing Minor: Checklist revisions
-AugEx 5: Gay in the BWCA, An Immersive Experience: Augsburg Experience Option
-KEY 490: Addition of prerequisite courses
-BUS 301: Addition of prerequisite courses
-ACC 322/ACC 323/ACC 324/ACC 326/ACC 423/ACC 425: Ability to have the courses taught in Hybrid and/or Online modalities.

The committee was also updated on upcoming proposals for a Minor Curricular Standards Policy, as well as a policy for Student-Designed Minors.

Jenny Hanson, Chair of the TEL subcommittee, was on-hand to introduce TEL’s proposal to become a standing committee. This proposal will be voted on by AAC at the next meeting on April 26. AAC also approved TEL’s recommendation to allow for flexibility in teaching modalities through this Summer and Fall, with a necessary modality approval process being brought for Spring 2022 (2021 Sem 2).

Information on AAC can be found at https://inside.augsburg.edu/facultysenate/aac/. There you will find meeting minutes, proposal information, and a summary of committee approvals (also linked below).

AAC Proposal Tracking Summary