MINUTES OF THE GENERAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FRESNO 5241 N. Maple Avenue, M/S TA 43 Fresno, California 93740-8027 Office of the Academic Senate Ext. 8-2743 Fax: 278-5745 Jan 27, 2012 Members Present: A. Lawson (Chair), D. Nef, P. Ho, N, Bengiamin, P. Crosbie, J. Morillo, D. Christensen, S. AdisasmitoSmith Members Absent: B. Berrett (excused) The meeting was called to order by Chair A. Lawson at 11:10 a.m. in Academic Affairs Conference Room, Library 4164. 1. Minutes. MSC to approve of minutes of 11/18/11 2. Agenda. MSC to approve the agenda as distributed. 3. Communications and announcements – Employers Speak on Liberal Education Webinar Feb 29th. 4. Course Proposal: Phil 123 - MSC. The committee does not feel the course is appropriate for area IB, but would entertain a revised proposal for the course in area IC 5. GE Writing Requirements Policy – MSC to approve final edits to Policy and forward to Executive Committee 6. GE Program Description – Revisions to GE program description will be sent out to committee members for review and additional edits before next meeting. MSC to adjourn at 11:55p.m. The next scheduled meeting of the General Education Committee will be Feb 10, 2012, 11-1pm.