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Curriculum Action Notice


Academic Affairs Committee


February 25, 2002 (c)

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curriculum actions. Within the next 10 days, please forward any comments or concerns to the AAC Chair, Helen Biblehimer, Elliott Hall 203, x4521,

The Department of Academic Affairs has requested the following curricular action:


Action: New Course Proposal: UNV 100 First Year Seminar****


Purpose and nature of the course: This course introduces first year students to the University and encourages students to become engaged members of the University learning community.

Course Description: This course introduces first-year students to the university and encourages students to become engaged members of this university learning community. The course asks students to explore the context of the Mansfield University undergraduate experience through the perspective of the liberal arts curriculum and their own learning community participation. It also helps students explore the means by which they can succeed at the university and how to use the various support services of the university.


**** This course was given a one year approval April 2001. The content and various other elements of this course had not been finalized and the CAN was not sent out to the campus in time for a full approval. This course is now seeking a full approval. The syllabus and course outline can be seen on the attachment.


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