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Curriculum Action Notice


Academic Affairs Committee


March 18, 2008

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: New Course, BI 4451

Department: Biology
Purpose and Nature of Course: Replacement for Internship, BI 4450, in fisheries curriculum
Prefix: BI, Number: 4451 CIP: __
Course Title: Practicum in Fisheries
Abbreviated Title (for Master Schedule), Maximum 20 spaces
Credit(s) 4 Undergraduate
Credit(s) Graduate
For variable credits, list Minimum Credit__; Maximum Credits __
Clock Hours: Lecture__ Recitation__ Lab 4
Contract Hours: Lecture__ Recitation__ Lab__
To repeat for additional credit (not repeat of previously earned grade), list maximum hours of credit that may be earned over multiple Semesters 4 semester hours.
Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):
The practicum in fisheries provides an internship experience which gives students the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills in the fisheries or aquatic biology sciences while working with a public or private agency involved in aspects of applied biology. The practical experience thus acquired both supplements and reinforces the more academic aspects of biology stressed in the classroom.
Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) none
Corequisites: (Courses which must be taken prior to or simultaneously with) none
New faculty resources needed? __ Yes _X_ No
Requested initial date of offering (Must meet new catalog deadline of March 1) Summer, 2008
Estimated Frequency of Offering: Every Summer



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