ATF Meeting Report
Communication
October 13, 2017   Pima Community College - West Campus

Originator: Gaye Bumsted Perry
Submitter: Gaye Bumsted Perry  
Date Created: 11/28/2017           Date Submitted: 11/28/2017           Status: Approved
Attendance : Arizona State University   Arizona Western College   Central Arizona College   Cochise College   Coconino Community College   DinĂ© College   Maricopa Community Colleges   Mohave Community College   Northern Arizona University   Northland Pioneer College   Pima Community College   Tohono O'odham Community College   University of Arizona    
Virtual Attendance : Online - Mike Solomonson NPC, Tanya Biami CC  
Next Fall Meeting Date : October 12, 2018  
Meeting Time : 11:30 to 2:30 pm  
Location : Central Arizona College  
Meeting Type : Hybrid (both In Person and Online)  
Meeting Chair : Audrey Deterding NAU  
Meeting Host : Michelle Young Central Arizona College  
Spring Meeting Information : n/a  
No Data Changes : No Changes Needed  
Note :  
Changes to Majors on Common Course Matrix : None

No changes to prefixes. There was discussion on accepting the prefix of Digital Media Arts (DMA) and possible addition of Visual COM and Strategic Communication prefix from NAU. It was agreed that the Course Equivalency Communication Matrix was fine for now and no changes were needed.  
Changes to Common Courses : None  
Changes to Exam Matrix : None
There was discussion of the DANTES test a competency test for Public Speaking. It was discussed that there are concerns with the application and demonstration of Public Speaking sills for this type of test and it was determined that no institution that was represented at the meeting is accepting this exam.  
AGEC Information : None  
Record of the Votes : None  
Issues Raised :
University Updates
ASU - Belle shared that the Tempe Communication Department is creating emphasis areas for their programs to focus on enrollment for Millennials.
Areas include:
? Communication and Healthy Relating
? Workplace, Organizational Communication and Leadership
? Civility, Advocacy and Engagement -Added a Civil Communication and Rhetorical Dialog Certificate
? Global and International Studies Certificate.
The Hugh Downs School GPA has been lowered to 2.0 (beginning Fall 2018)
University of Arizona - Kyle shared that UofA added a minor in Public Relations and new faculty with emphasis in this area.
NAU - Audrey shared there would be no changes to NAU curriculum and the Institution will be moving to Multi-term enrollment.
 
Curriculum Planning : Guided Pathways - There was some discussion on the implementation of Guided Pathways in advising and enrollment. Maricopa Community College talked about the initial phases of discussion and Pima Community College share their timeline for implementation. It was agreed that this is a topic that is still very new to most institution and models for implementation are still in the discussion phases.  
CEG changes :  
ASSIST Report Comments : Reviewed AZ Transfer states on Communication Degrees awarded.  
Other Comments : It was proposed that Communication do a session at the AZ Transfer Summit April 13 and 14. The topic will be Assessment in Communication - Audrey and Gaye will coordinate this session.  

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