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Curriculum Action Notice


From:

Academic Affairs Committee

Date:

Oct 15, 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, Jeffrey Bossworth , 206 Pinecrest Manor, ext. 4762.


Curricular Action Notice: 

Radiology Technology—New course & program change

1.       New Course: XRT 1109 Digital Image Acquisition and Display

Purpose and Nature of Course: To  incorporate new subject matter required in ASRT Curriculum Guide into program

Course Title: Digital Image Acquisition and Display

Abbreviated Title (for Master Schedule), Maximum 20 spaces

_D_ _i_ _g_ __ _I_ _m_ __ _A_ _c_ _q_ __ _a_ _n_ _d_ __ _D_ _i_ _s_ __ __

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)

Credit(s) __1___ Undergraduate                            

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

 

Content is designed to impact an understanding of the components, principles and operation of digital imaging systems found in diagnostic radiology.  Factors that impact image acquisition, display, archiving and retrieval are discussed.  Guidelines for selecting exposure factors and evaluation images within a digital system assist students to bridge between film-based and digital imaging systems.  Principles of digital system quality assurance and maintenance are presented.

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) XRT 3303,  XRT
 1102, XRT 1107, and XRT 1108

Co-requisites: (Courses which must be taken prior to or simultaneously with) XRT 3302 and XR

1103


2.       Program Change: Radiology Technology

Rationale for change: To incorporate a new course, Digital Imaging Acquisition and Display, into the program as required by the accreditation agency.

List all changes: A new 1-credit course will be added to the curriculum.

3.       New Course: SOC 3310: Sociology of Sex and Gender

 

Purpose and Nature of Course:   This course introduces major sociological concepts, theories, and perspectives about gender and sex. The main purpose of this course is to explore how society and culture work together to shape our lives and our gender identities. The course will explore the relationship between gender and major social institutions, such as family and economy. This will examine how culture, economy, and education, maintain, reproduce, and change gender roles within the U.S, and across the world.

Prefix: ___SOC________    Number: __3310___________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: _____Sociology of Sex and Gender_______________________________

Abbreviated Title (for Master Schedule), Maximum 20 spaces

__ _ Soc of Sex/Gender  __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)

Credit(s) __3___ Undergraduate                                                                             

 Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

 

                This course introduces major sociological concepts, theories, and perspectives about gender and sex. The main purpose of this course is to explore how society and culture work together to shape our lives and our gender identities. The course will explore the relationship between gender and major social institutions, such as family and economy. This will examine how culture, economy, and education, maintain, reproduce, and change gender roles within the U.S, and across the world.

 

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) _24 credits___

 
Request that Course be considered for General Education Credit.  Please check all applicable boxes.

 

a.       __X___ Satisfy a Group Requirement – specify Group __5 (Social Sciences)____

 

b.      __X___ Satisfy Global Awareness Requirement

 

c.       _____ Satisfy Information Literacy Requirement

 

d.      _____ Satisfy a “Professional Course” for Block 6

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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