Curricular Items

From the Chair of the Senate Curriculum Committee


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

New Course:
PAD 735 Management Practices in Public and Nonprofit Sectors.
Prerequisite: 6 credits of PAD courses or instructor permission. Public and nonprofit management and organizational theories, policies, and practices. History of public and nonprofit management systems; public and nonprofit organizational structures; distinctions and similarities in mission, values, and cultures. Effective management and leadership in public and nonprofit organizations; the political environment, power, and policy affecting public and nonprofit management; organizational goals and effectiveness; planning, strategy, and decision making in the public and nonprofit sectors.

Course Revision:
AAS 499 Independent Study.
Prerequisite: Any AAS required course or instructor permission. A substantial research project in Africana studies.

Course Revision and Intellectual Foundations Designation:
AAS 100 Introduction to Africana Studies.
Critical and systematic study of the historical and contemporary thought and experiences of continental and diasporan African peoples. Overview of the social, political, and economic forces that shaped and continue to affect continental and diasporan African experiences. Contemporary issues affecting Africans, African Americans, and other people of African descent in the world.


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

New Course:
PSC 399 Research Skills

New Course and Intellectual Foundations Designation:
ANT 306 Peoples of Asia

Course Revisions and Intellectual Foundations Designations:
MED 407 Student Teaching of Mathematics in Junior High/Middle School

PSC 340 Politics of Developing Countries

Course Revision, Intellectual Foundations Designation, and Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Designation:
PSC 470W Senior Seminar


Correction: March 10
The original version of this announcement, published March 4, incorrectly recorded MED 407 and PSC 340 as WAC designations. They are IF designations only.