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Curriculum Action Notice


Academic Affairs Committee


November 15, 2007

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Premalatha Junius, G04C Belknap Hall, ext. 4588.

Curricular Action Notice: Course Change
Department: Social Work, Anthropology, Sociology

Purpose and nature of change: change in catalog description
Old Prefix: SOC Old Number: 1121
New Prefix: SOC New Number: 1121
Old Course Title: Contemporary Social Problems
New Course Title: Contemporary Social Problems
Course Description for Catalog:
A survey of the major problems in contemporary society with special attention to the major paradigms (conflict, functionalist, interactionist) that are used to interpret the formation of social policy and social movement. Special focus is on social and economic justice and populations at risk globally and locally

Prerequisites: ________
Describe any student enrollment restrictions: none, GE course

Request that Course be considered for General Education Credit. Please check all
applicable boxes.
a. _____ Satisfy a Group Requirement – specify Group _________
b. __x___ Satisfy Global Awareness Requirement
c. __x___ Satisfy Information Literacy Requirement
d. _____ Satisfy a “Professional Course” for Block 6



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