Curricular Items

From the Chair of the Senate Curriculum Committee

Correction
HIS 418
was incorrectly listed as HIS 318 in the April 16, 2009, issue of the Bulletin.

Advanced to the Senate Curriculum Committee
The following has been received in the College Senate Office and forwarded to the Senate Curriculum Committee for review and approval:

New Course:
ENT 100 The Age of Energy. Energy needs of society and the drive to use renewable energy sources and more efficient forms of transportation; technological, societal, ethical, and economic impact of societies’ energy needs; impact on quality-of-life issues; hands-on student team projects focusing on solar, wind, hydro; increased efficiency topics such as hybrid/electrical vehicles and house lighting.

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Advanced to the President
The following have been approved by the Senate Curriculum Committee and forwarded to the president for review and approval:

New Program:
Minor in Indigenous Studies

Program Revisions:
B.Mus. Music Education, MUE (0126)
B.S. French Education, FRS (0651)
B.S. Spanish Education, SPS (0656)
Minor in Writing, WTG (1027)
M.A. Biology, BIO (5631)
Postbaccalaureate Teacher Certification French Education, FRS (7046)
Postbaccalaureate Teacher Certification Spanish Education, SPS (7076)

New Courses:
COM 312 Basic Media Production
PHI 601 Ethics in Professional Applied Sciences
SOC 208 Sociology of Contemporary China

New Courses and Intellectual Foundations Designations:
NATURAL SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY
GES 232 The Solar System

WORLD CIVILIZATIONS
HIS 465 Imperialism in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Course Revisions:
COM 304 Writing for Broadcast (TV, Radio, Film)
COM 328 Intermediate Audio Production
COM 329 Intermediate Video Production
ENG 361 Contemporary Literature
ENG 450 Studies in Poetry

Course Revisions and Intellectual Foundations Designations:
ARTS
THA 216 Theater Fundamentals

HUMANITIES
ENG 255 The Short Story

WESTERN CIVILIZATION
THA 332 Period Styles for the Theater