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 Sept 9, 2011 Members Present: A. Lawson (Chair), D. Nef, Nagy Benjamin, Paul Crosbie, Janell Tatsumura, D. Christensen, B. Berrett Members Absent: Steve Adisasmito-Smith (excused), Roksana Badruddoja (excused), Michelle Calvarese, Sandra Lee (on leave). The meeting was called to order by Chair A. Lawson at 11:10 p.m. in Academic Affairs Conference Room, Library 4164. 1. Minutes. MSC to approve of minutes of 4/29/11 2. Agenda. MSC to approve the agenda as distributed. 3. Communications and announcements None 4. Election of Chair – MSC to elect A. Lawson as chair 5. CRIM 120S - MSC to request the following changes from the department: Writing requirement in specific assignment is not 2000 words required and is not iterative. Add number of units. Prerequisites should include area D. “Required Materials” should be removed from “required materials/ student learning outcomes”. Add GE learning outcomes. 6. APM 204 - MSC to send memo to Linguistics outlining committee interpretation of policy and that the committee is the unit/program initiating the assessment. MSC to adjourn at 12:55p.m. The next scheduled meeting of the General Education Committee will be announced in the fall semester.