GenEd Life Sciences Panel Meeting Summary for November 2015


ILLINOIS ARTICULATION INITIATIVE


To Facilitate Interinstitutional Transfer
Illinois Board of Higher Education
431, East Adams, Second Floor
Springfield, IL 62701-1418
tel: 217/557-7355
fax: 217/782-8548
aiello@ibhe.org
Illinois Community College Board
401, East Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL 62701-1711
tel: 217/524-5503
fax: 217/785-0090
 
Meeting Summary for GenEd Life Sciences Panel Meeting
ISU's Alumni Center, Rm 119, Normal, IL Friday, November 13, 2015
Members present: : Malinda Aiello(Illinois Board of Higher Education), Ashley Becker(Illinois Community College Board), Jonathon Cohen(Kankakee Community College), Laurie Cubit(McHenry County College), Lynnette Danzl-Tauer(Rock Valley College), Krista Jackson(iTransfer System ), Kristen Larson(Kankakee Community College), Janice Leuchtenberg(iTransfer System ), Kelly McConnaughay(Bradley University), Clark Niepert(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), James O'Leary(South Suburban College), Jess Ray(Illinois State University)
Members present virtually:

No members

Members Absent: Gary Bulla(Eastern Illinois University), Marc Dal Ponte(Lake Land College), Tracey Dosch(Waubonsee Community College), Terese Dudek(Kishwaukee College), Carey Krajewski(Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Keith Krapf(John A. Logan College), Stephanie Loveless(Danville Area Community College), Melissa Michael(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Jane Miller(Heartland Community College), Richard Pearce(Heartland Community College), Susan Rohde(Triton College), Sedonia Sipes(Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Richard Stillwell(iTransfer System )

Minutes

1. Introductions & Technology, Welcome New Members

2. Training, Orientation & iTransfer.org Updates

3. Course Review
 

New Courses - 9 course(s)

Resubmitted New Courses - 4 course(s)

Ongoing Review Courses - 35 course(s)

Resubmitted Ongoing Review Courses - 9 course(s)

 

New Courses - 9 course(s)

McKendree University

BIO-101 - Introductory Biology

L1900

Conditionally Approved

 

American InterContinental University

SCIE206 - Biology

L1900

Accepted

Rockford University

BIOL 150 - Principles of Biology

L1900L

Returned

 

McKendree University

BIO-101L - Introductory Biology Lab

L1900L

Conditionally Approved

 

American InterContinental University

SCIE207 - Biology Lab

L1900L

Returned

 

Heartland Community College

BIOL 132 - Animals and Society

L1902

Accepted

 

Triton College

ANT 102 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology

L1904

Returned

 

Sauk Valley Community College

BIO 140 - Environmental Biology

L1905

Accepted

 

DeVry University - Illinois

SCI214 - Integrated Science

LP900

Returned

 

Resubmitted New Courses - 4 course(s)

Kennedy-King College (CCC)

BIO 023 107 - Nutrition-Consumer Education

L190

Returned

 

Shawnee Community College

BIO 115 - Human Biology

L1904L

Returned

 

Danville Area Community College

SUS 100 - Principles of Sustainability

L1905

Needs More Information

 

American InterContinental University

SCIE 210 - Environmental Science

LP90

Returned

 

Ongoing Review Courses - 35 course(s)

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

ZOOL 312I - Conservation Natural Resources

L1905

Accepted

 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

IB 105 - Environment Biology

L1905

Accepted

 

Northeastern Illinois University

BIOL 104 - Chng Natrl Environ

L1905

Accepted

 

College of Lake County

BIO 140 - Environmental Biology without Lab

L1905

Accepted

 

Joliet Junior College

BIO 146 - Ecological Conservation

L1905

Accepted

 

Lewis & Clark Community College

BIOL 145 - Natural Resources & Environmental Sci

L1905

Needs More Information

 

Waubonsee Community College

BIO 110 - Environmental Biology

L1905

Accepted

 

Lewis & Clark Community College

BIOL 165 - Ecological Principles

L1905

Conditionally Approved

 

Prairie State College

BIOL 105 - Environmental Biology

L1905

Accepted

 

Robert Morris University

SCI 112 - Environmental Science

L1905

Needs More Information

 

Black Hawk College

BIOL 201 - Environmental Biology II

L1905

Accepted

 

Kaskaskia College

BIOL 146 - Environmental Biology

L1905

Accepted

 

Lincoln Trail College (IECC)

LSC 1105 - Environmental Biology

L1905

Needs More Information

 

Olney Central College (IECC)

LSC 1105 - Environmental Biology

L1905

Needs More Information

 

Wabash Valley College (IECC)

LSC 1105 - Environmental Biology

L1905

Needs More Information

 

Northern Illinois University

BIOS 106 - Environmental Biology

L1905

Needs More Information

 

Harper College

BIO 103 - Man and Environment

L1905

Accepted

 

Harper College

BIO 150 - Field Biology

L1905L

Needs More Information

 

Triton College

BIS 105 - Environmental Biology

L1905L

Accepted

 

McHenry County College

BIO 130 - Environmental Field Biology

L1905L

Returned

 

Moraine Valley Community College

NAT 111 - Environmental Science I

L1905L

Needs More Information

 

Moraine Valley Community College

NAT 112 - Environmental Science II

L1905L

Needs More Information

 

Kankakee Community College

BIOL 1584 - Environmental Biology

L1905L

Accepted

 

Illinois Central College

BIOL 115 - Native Plants and Animals

L1905L

Returned

 

Lincoln Land Community College

BIO 104 - Life in the Environment

L1905L

Needs More Information

 

Illinois Central College

BIOL 250 - Field Biology

L1905L

Returned

 

Illinois Central College

BIOL 114 - Environmental Biology

L1905L

Accepted

 

Rend Lake College

BIO 1102 - Environmental Ecology

L1905L

Accepted

 

Elgin Community College

BIO 115 - Environmental Biology

L1905L

Needs More Information

 

Southeastern Illinois College

BIOL141 - Environmental Science

L1905L

Conditionally Approved

 

Waubonsee Community College

BIO 111 - Environmental Biology Laboratory

L1905L

Accepted

 

 

College of Lake County

BIO 120 - Environmental Biology

L1905L

Accepted

 

Highland Community College

BIOL 116 - Introduction to Ecology

L1905L

Accepted

 

Harold Washington College (CCC)

Biology 109 - Human Genetics and Evolution

L1906

Accepted

 

Triton College

BIS 102 - Human Heredity and Society

L1906L

Conditionally Approved

 

Resubmitted Ongoing Review Courses - 9 course(s)

Truman College (Harry S) (CCC)

BOTANY 201 - General Botany I

L1901L

Returned

 

Truman College (Harry S) (CCC)

ZOOLOGY 211 - General Zoology

L1902L

Returned

 

Southeastern Illinois College

AG 121 - Introductory Animal Science

L1902L

Returned

 

Danville Area Community College

BIOL 104 - Zoology

L1902L

Returned

 

Shawnee Community College

BIO 216 - Survey of the Animal Kingdom

L1902L

Returned

 

Daley College (Richard J.) (CCC)

BIOLOGY 115 - Human Biology

L1904L

Returned

 

University of St. Francis

BIOL 112 - Intro to the Principles of Heredity

L1906

Accepted

 

College of DuPage

BIOLO 1130 - Fundamentals of Biotechnology

L1906L

Returned

 

Lewis & Clark Community College

BIOL 173 - Evolutionary Theory

L1907

Returned

 

4. Course Approval Criteria and Submission Process - Review materials 

  1. Environmental Science or Sustainability courses are acceptable if 50% or more are biology.  Language to come from Kelly McConnaughay

  2. Applied Science descriptor language to come from Kristen Larson

5. Items from Panel Members

  1. AP Legislation to be discussed - Related work to be completed in Spring

  2. Further discussion of new identifier for applied sciences courses in Spring

  3. Some environmental courses (L1905) had nor or little biology or evolution in them.  May need similar descriptor to P9901 to clarify.

6. Dates for Next Meetings – Special Meeting either February 19 or 26th for AP/Descriptor work Friday, April 1, 2016 and Friday, October 28, 2016



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