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Curriculum Action Notice


From:

Academic Affairs Committee

Date:

November 17, 2002

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, ext. 4521, hbiblehi@mnsfld.edu.

The department of History & Political Science has requested the following curricular change:

#1 Action: Course Change Request : HST 401 History of Pennsylvania
Purpose and nature of change: __Submit course for approval as
a General Education course
Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):
The founding and development of Pennsylvania, emphasizing the social, political, and economic characteristics of the Commonwealth and the diversity of its people.
Request that Course be considered for General Education Credit.
Provide Support for this request.
This course has already been approved for the Information Literacy requirement. As a survey of state history, it fulfills the requirements for the Humanities block (HST 1111, 1112, 1113, 2201, and 2202 as surveys of world and American history are already included). The course requirements include methods by which students will be assessed in the areas of critical thinking, analytical thinking, and communication, ensuring that the students will have artifacts for their General Education portfolios.

#2 Action: Course Change Request : HST 329 Topics in History
Purpose and nature of change: To expand the scope of special topics courses and make _them more specific to a particular region. This change will make it easier to advise students.
Old Course Title: _Topics in History_____
New Course Title: _Topics in Global History
Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):A special area of world history that is of current interest.

#3 Action: New Course Request: HST 3296 Topics in European History
Purpose and Nature of Course: __To expand the scope of special topics courses and make them more specific to a particular region. This change will make it easier to advise students.
Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):
A special area that is of current interest in European history.
Request that Course be considered for General Education Credit
Provide support for this request.
The course requirements include methods by which students will be assessed in the areas of critical thinking, analytical thinking, and communication, ensuring that the students will have artifacts for their General Education portfolios. A proposal will be submitted to the WIG Committee for course approval for the I and G designations.

#4 Action: New Course Request HST 3294 Topics in American History
Purpose and Nature of Course: __To expand the scope of special topics courses and make _them more specific to a particular region. This change will make it easier to advise
Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):
A special area of American history that is of current interest.
Request that Course be considered for General Education Credit
Provide support for this request.
A proposal will be submitted to the WIG Committee for course approval for the I designation. The course requirements include methods by which students will be assessed in the areas of critical thinking, analytical thinking, and communication, ensuring that the students will have artifacts
for their General Education portfolios.

 

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