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2007-08 CATALOG CHANGE SUMMARY (June 15, 2007)  

Degrees and Programs

University Seminar

 

New Courses

USEM 185 Introduction to Expository Writing, 2 credits (CIP 1990, 24.01)

Helps the student understand the fundamentals of expository prose through writing, analysis, and revision of short essays. The course surveys the basic conventions, purposes, and strategies of standard written English. Emphasis is upon the improvement of students’ fluency in writing expository prose, and therefore, upon the improvement of confidence in their own ability to write acceptably and effectively at the university level. Special attention is given to sentence structure, grammar, spelling, punctuation and essay development.

 

Course removed from suspension

USEM 225 University Seminar for Transfers: "Worlds and Writing"

Credit hours: 4

Reserved for transfer students with 24 credits or more, this class provides transfer students with instruction and practice in meeting goals and proficiencies in the Foundational strands of Communication, Critical Thinking, and Information Literacy. With an emphasis on real-world and professional writing, this course develops advanced writing styles, writing techniques, and audience/readership considerations by providing practice in the kinds of challenging thinking, reading, and writing required by different communities in the business world and in the academy.

SCHOOL OF ARTS AND LETTERS

  • Will be absorbed into the new College of Arts and Sciences
  • In Departments list, update department name from Art, to Art and Art History.
  • In list of graduate degrees, add Master of Theatre Studies in Production and Design; for school area master’s degree, omit Theatre Arts, but add Foreign Languages and Literatures to list.

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Digital Media Foundations sequence (include in College of Arts and Sciences section)

DMF 201 Digital Media Foundations I, 4 credits

Provides an introduction to the fundamentals of visual narrative, design, and critical thinking about the creation of visuals in a digital age. Students complete a series of projects combining contemporary techniques in photography, graphic design, illustration and video. DMF 201 serves as a prerequisite or recommended course for several upper division classes in Art, Applied Multimedia, Computer Science, Photojournalism and Video Production.

ART

Note: proposal to change the name of the department from "Art" to "Art and Art History"

 

New Courses2

ART 356 Functional Ceramics, 4 credits

Intermediate course that explores the making of utilitarian ware. Students will focus on how form influences function as they learn to use the potter’s wheel as the main tool for working. Explores the history of functional ware. Examines glaze calculation and high-fire oxidation and reduction kiln firings. Prerequisite: ART 255.

ART 357 Ceramic Sculpture, 4 credits

Intermediate course focusing on the development of conceptual skills. Students will explore a variety of both traditional and nontraditional ceramic techniques with the goal of integration of concept, materials, and process. Includes a survey of the history of ceramics and issues in contemporary ceramics. Prerequisite: ART 255.

ARTH 206 History of Art: 18th Century to Contemporary, 4 credits

Historical survey of the visual arts from the 18th to the 21st centuries and includes references to non-Western art of the same period. The course examines selected artworks in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Approved for University Studies (Explorations). ARTH 204 recommended.

ARTH 345 Activist Art, 4 credits (CIP 50.07)

Explores and defines activism and the roles artists play in instigating change and igniting community involvement; examines the history and evolution of activism through cross-disciplinary sources. Course culminates in a final project where students will be expected to develop an "activist" or community" based project. Prerequisites: Completion of all lower division general education requirements; ARTH 204, 205, and 206 recommended. Approved for University Studies (Integration).

ART 496 Capstone, 4 credits (CIP 50.07 Fine and Studio Art)

Senior project for BA, BFA, and BS art majors, taken with the instructor in the student’s studio concentration or art history. The capstone should integrate the knowledge and skills of the discipline with a career-oriented project. Examples include internships, creation, exhibition or portfolio of artwork or research projects. A final capstone report is submitted to, and kept in the Department office, accessible to students and faculty. Prerequisite: senior standing.

 

Modified Courses

ARTC 199 Special Studies – add course description: "ARTC courses supplement the range of material and creative experiences available to all majors. ARTC courses are not counted toward Art major degree requirements."

ART 133 Drawing I – rename Introduction to Drawing; clarify "live" model as "nude" model; omit ART 115 prerequisite.

ART 210 Printmaking I – rename Introduction to Printmaking; omit ART 115 prereq.

ART 240 Photography I – rename Introduction to Photography; modify description.

ART 250 Digital Studio – rename Introduction to Digital Media; change ART 250 prereq to "recommended."

ART 255 Ceramics I – rename Introduction to Ceramics; modify description.

ART 260 Art Theory and Critical Issues – change to ARTH 260; omit prereq of art major, add prereq options or ARTH 204, 205, 206.

ART 285 Beginning Watercolor Painting – rename Introduction to Watercolor Painting; omit ART 115 as recommended course.

ART 290 Painting I – rename Introduction to Painting; omit ART 115 recommendation.

ART 291 Sculpture I – rename Introduction to Sculpture. 3

ART 304 Typography, Color, Design, and Drawing for Digital Media – change prereq of ART 250 to "recommended."

ART 306 Digital Illustration – omit prerequisites; only recommended course is ART 250.

ART 327 Figurative Painting and Drawing – change ART 332 prereq to ART 133.

ART 332 Drawing II – rename Intermediate Drawing.

ART 333 Drawing III – rename Drawing and Mixed Media; omit ART 115 prereq.

ART 340 Photography II – modify description.

ART 344 Graphic Design – change ART 250 prereq to "recommended."

ART 355 Ceramics II – rename Ceramic Methods; modify description. (Course separated into ART 355, 356, 357.)

ART 385 Watercolor Painting Media – rename Waterbased Painting Media

ART 389 Oil Painting Media – omit ART 115 prerequisite.

ART 390 Intermediate Drawing and Painting Studio – change to 4 credits.

ART 444 Graphic Design II – change ART 344 prereq to recommended; ART 250 recommended.

ART 455/555 Ceramics III – rename Advanced Ceramics – omit part of description; change prereqs to ART 355, 356, 357.

ART 456 Special Projects in Ceramics – omit part of description; add prereqs of 8 credits of ART 455.

ART 490/590 Advanced Studio in Painting and Drawing – add ART 389 as choice in prereqs.

ART 493 Capstone Experience – clarify requirements.

ARTH 201 History of Art – renumber ARTH 204, rename History of Art: Pre-History through Medieval; modify description.

ARTH 202 History of Art – renumber ARTH 205, rename History of Art: Renaissance through Baroque; modify description (separate 18th century to present to ARTH 206). Change ARTH 201 prereq to ARTH 204 recommended.

ARTH 301 Research and Writing about Art – modify description; add ARTH 204, 205, 206 as alternative prereqs to ARTH 201, 202.

ARTH 311 Art and Music of the Twentieth Century to Present – change ARTH 202 recommendation to ARTH 206. Approved for Integration.

ARTH 344 Art, Culture, and Politics - add ARTH 204, 205, 206 as alternative recommended courses to ARTH 201, 202.

ARTH 360 History of American Art – add ARTH 204, 205, 206 as alternative recommended courses to ARTH 201, 202.

ARTH 431/531 Italian Renaissance Art – change ARTH 202 recommendation to ARTH 205.

ARTH 445/545 Early Modern Art – change ARTH 202 prereq to ARTH 206.

ARTH 446/546 Contemporary Art: 1945-Present – change ARTH 202 prereq to ARTH 206.

ARTH 450/550 Race, Gender and Ethnicity in Art – ARTH 450 approved for Integration course.

 

Course removed from suspension

ART 351 Digital Interactive Studio – change ART 250 prereq to "recommended" (suspended for 2006-07)

 

Suspended Courses

ART 115 Creative Foundations

ART 336 Figure Sculpture II

ART 425/525 Multicultural Art Education: K-12

 

Deleted Courses

ART 493 Capstone Experience 4

ART 494 Professional Practices

 

Changes to major

  • Pre-majors: complete three intro studio courses and ARTH 204, 205, 206. First-year students should take 1 l.d. studio course per term, plus ARTH 204, 205, 206 in first year.
  • Requirements for major:
    • #2 – reword; ARTH 260 should be taken in fall of soph year.
    • #3 – reword and clarify; students interested in BFA should first plan a BA/BS option.
    • #4 – omit (SOU writing and research requirements)
    • #5 and #6- renumber
    • Capstone: Revise by deleting ART 493 and 494 and replacing with ART 496 (4 credits).
    • BA/BS Degree in Art: minor rewording.
    • BFA Degree in Art: decrease additional credits of studio work (over BA/BS degree) to 22 credits of upper division work. Revise second intro paragraph.
    • Studio Art Option:

      Lower Division (BA/BS and BFA): increase art credits from 36 to 44 credits in art and art history; omit the 8 credits in non-art electives; omit ART 115, 133, and ARTH 201, 202 [16 credits] from requirements, but add ARTH 204, 205, 206 [12 credits] to requirements; change ART 260 to ARTH 260. Introduction to Studio Practices: increase Foundation/Intro to Studio Practices credits from 16 credits to 28 credits by taking one course from each of the studio areas offered (drawing, printmaking, photography, digital media, ceramics, painting, sculpture). Omit Non-art electives list (will be moved to art history).

      Upper Division (BA/BS): Increase to 36 credits; require ARTH 301 for writing requirement. Studio concentration: clarify that the three courses must be upper division. Studio elective: clarify that the three electives must be upper division. Omit ART 493, 494, and add ART 496.

      Upper Division (BFA): increase from 58 credits to 64 credits. Require ARTH 301; add note for ART 403, 409 and 496 total 8 credits for capstone requirement. Total credits for BFA in studio art increase from 102 to 108 credits.

    • Art History Option (BA only):

      Lower Division: increase art credits from 24 to 32 credits, for 40 l.d. credits total. Omit ART 115, ARTH 201, 202; add ARTH 204, 205, 206, 260; increase art studio electives from 8 credits to 12 credits; update title of ART 133. List Non-art electives.

      Upper Division: omit ART 493, 494, and replace with ART 496.

    • Total credits for art history option increase from 76 to 84 credits.

 

Changes to minors

Add note: Students who are transferring or challenging studio courses must have a portfolio or show evidence of an appropriate level of ability.

General Studio Art: increase from 32 to 36 credits. Omit ARTH 201, 202 and substitute ARTH 204, 205, or 206. Omit ART 115, 291; increase lower division studio art electives from 4-8 credits to 12 credits; change u.d. studio art electives from 12-16 credits to 16 credits; update course title for ART 133.

Art History: increase from 28 to 32 credits; omit ARTH 201, 202 and substitute ARTH 204, 205, 206. Change Art 260 to ARTH 260. Add note that ARTH 301 does not count toward upper division ARTH electives. 5

Photography: omit note about transfer students and challenging courses. Update course title for ART 240, 133. Omit ART 115.

COMMUNICATION

 

New Courses

COMM 332 Discourse Analysis of Social Problems, 4 credits (CIP code 09.0101)

Examines the construction of social problems such as hunger and homelessness by media, policy-makers, and stakeholders including community-based groups, social movements and non-governmental and civic organizations. Explores how voices and perspectives are framed and disseminated in the public realm and how power works through language, texts and social action. Includes a community-based learning component involving community service, applied projects, and/or reflective, action-based learning. Prerequisite: Junior standing or above.

COMM 340 Family Communication, 4 credits (CIP code 09.0101)

Family Communication is designed as an introduction to communication phenomena in the setting of the family. The overall goal is to help you understand how we develop, maintain, enhance, or disturb family relationships through a host of communicative processes with an emphasis on systems, dialectical, and narrative theories. A significant portion of the course is devoted to analyzing the form and function of family stories from a social constructionist perspective: what gets told, by whom, how, when, and the meanings these stories hold for family members. Prerequisite: COMM 125.

 

Modified Courses

COMM 300 Research Strategies – clarify prerequisite for comm. majors.

COMM 412/512 Evaluation of Public Communication – omit prereqs of COMM 342 or 343; add PSY 229 or BA 324 as prereq options.

COMM 425/525 Gender and Human Communication – change prereqs to COMM 125, and COMM 300 or PSY 229 or BA 324.

COMM 455/555 Negotiation and Conflict - rename Conflict Resolution; change prereqs to COMM 125, and COMM 300 or PSY 229 or BA 324.

COMM 460/560 Topics in Communication – omit Family Communication (created new course COMM 340); add two new topics: Gender, Politics, and Media; Negotiation. Omit prereqs of COMM 200, 201. Separate topic of Culture, Identity and Communication and renumber COMM 460C (approved for Integration).

COMM 470/570 Gender, Race, and Media – omit prereq of COMM 201.

COMM 475/575 Organizational Communication - change prereqs to COMM 125, and COMM 300 or PSY 229 or BA 324.

COMM 481/581 Mass Media Law – add prereq options of PSY 229 or BA 324.

COMM 491/591 Mass Media Ethics – add prereq options of PSY 229 or BA 324.

JRN 377 Activities – add note about Siskiyou.

VP 172 Studio Techniques for Video Production – modify description; no prerequisite.

VP 215 Introduction to Field Production – remove prerequisites.

VP 315 Advanced Field Production – minor description change.

VP 372 Advanced Activities for Video Production – minor description change.

Add note before COMM 460A and B: "A and B designates Integration courses."

 

Suspended Courses

PR 331 Principles of Public Relations

PR 391 Public Relations Writing

PR 431/531 Public Relations Problems

 

Changes to major

Requirements for major:

  • #7: specify internship credits are from JRN 409; must be approved by internship coordinator.
  • Elective options: add paragraph about advisor-approved elective courses.
  • #2: update to three options and omit media studies as option.

Human Communication option: add COMM 332, 340, and COMM 441 to elective choices; update course titles for COMM 412 and COMM 455.

Journalism option: In News-Editorial emphasis, add COMM 370 to elective choices; change elective credits from 4 credits to 2 credits. In Photojournalism emphasis, add COMM 370 and 441 to elective choices; substitute ART 250 for AM 233; move COMM 471 from elective choice to required course.

Media Arts option: Film Studies emphasis: add AM 335, VP 399, and COMM 370 to elective choices.

Video Production emphasis: in required courses, increase credits for VP 410 to 4 credits. In electives, reduce credits from 10 to 7 credits, and add these courses to elective choices: COMM 370, AM 335, 250, 233, 337, JRN 241, VP 399.

Media Studies option: suspend this option.

 

Changes to minors

Film Studies: increase from 24 credits to 28 credits; increase electives from 16 credits to 20 credits. Add VP 399 to electives.

Human Communication: add to elective choices: COMM 332, 407 (Relational Communication Processes, Mediation and Conflict Management), 412, and 441.

Journalism: add to elective choices: JRN 241; update course title for JRN 341.

Media Studies: COMM 470 is required, but students choose between COMM 491, 481, or COMM 460 (COMM 460 is a new choice).

Video Production: increase required courses from 26 credits to 28 credits, by increasing VP 372 credits from 2 credits to 4 credits. In electives, add to course choices: AM 233, 335, 337, and VP 399.

ENGLISH AND WRITING

 

New Courses

ENG 315 Studies in Autobiographical Writing, 4 credits

Examines diverse modes of autobiographical writing – traditional autobiography, memoir, testimonial, conversion narrative – as texts that represent the self in society through the writing of memories. By reading and writing first person narratives, students will explore the way in which writers construct and present memory and the impact these narratives have on our understanding of the political and cultural 7

context in which they are produced. Prerequisite: ENG 298 or instructor consent; completion of all lower division University Studies requirements. Approved for University Studies (Integration).

ENG 396 Ethics and Film, 4 credits (CIP 23.9999)

A study of 10 or more important films – American and foreign – that dramatize significant moral choices or ethical dilemmas.

WR 395 Advanced Grammar, 4 credits (CIP 23.0401)

A hands-on approach to English grammar, including traditional approaches and diagramming. Prerequisite: WR 295 or ENG 298.

 

Courses removed from suspension

ENG 208 Explorations in Literary Genres, 4 credits

close reading and analysis of texts, with a focus on literary genres. Topics include poetry, novel, essay, film, short story, drama, or a comparison of two or more genres. Some experience with literary analysis recommended. Repeat credit is allowed for different topics. Approved for University Studies (Explorations).

ENG 209 Literature in the Modern World, 4 credits

Reading and analysis of texts organized around a specific topic, with an emphasis on the literary work in its social and cultural context. topics will vary. Repeat credit is allowed for different topics. Approved for University Studies (Explorations).

(ENG 208 and 209 [Twentieth Century Literature] were suspended with the 2005-06 catalog. They are being brought back with revised descriptions, and proposed as Explorations courses.)

 

Modified Courses

ENG 448 Major Figures in Literature: add ENG 448A section and title Major Figures in Literature: Toni Morrison (Provides a concentrated study of the fictional and critical works of Toni Morrison, accompanied by videos which demonstrate the ethnic and racial context of her works. Approved for University Studies (Integration). Prerequisites: completion of all lower division University Studies requirements, and ENG 300 or permission of instructor.)

ENG 457/557 Postcolonial Literature and Theory – ENG 457 approved for Integration.

WR 241 Creative Writing I – approved for University Studies (Explorations).

 

Changes to major

Declaring a major in English and Writing – minimum GPA decreases from 3.0 to 2.75.

Requirements for the Major: in #2, shorten to "Complete prerequisites."

Creative Writing (BA): increase to 36 credits by adding 4 credits of a 200- or 300-level grammar course; omit additional prerequisite of WR 295.

English Education (BA): increase to 38 credits by adding 4 credits of a 200- or 300-level grammar course; omit additional prerequisite of WR 295.

Professional Writing: increase to 38 credits by adding 4 credits of a 200- or 300-level grammar course; omit additional prerequisite of WR 295. Students pursing a BS option in Professional Writing must also complete a minor. 8

Special Studies in English and Writing (BA): increase to 38 credits; increase upper division courses to 36 credits.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

 

New Courses

FR 220 Francophone Cultures, 4 credits

Exploration of non-European French speaking cultures of the world through literature and film. Particular emphasis on francophone cultures of Africa, the Caribbean, and Canada, but some discussion of French speaking cultures of Southeast Asia and the Middle East. The course uses film, short stories, poetry and cultural readings to explore the diversity of the Francophone world. Taught in English.

FR 330 Intermediate/Advanced Oral Proficiency, 4 credits (maximum 8 credits)

This course is designed to improve speaking proficiency in standard French. Using numerous electronic sources and regular individual oral discussions and interviews, the course helps students move from the intermediate to the advanced speaking level on the ACTFL proficiency scale. Focus is on developing advanced oral skills of narrating and describing in all time frames, talking about current events and topics of general interest, and speaking in paragraph level language. May be repeated for credit.

FR 430/530 Advanced/Superior Oral Proficiency, 4 credits (maximum 8 credits)

This course is designed to improve speaking proficiency in standard French. Using numerous electronic sources and regular individual oral discussions and interviews, the course helps students move from the advanced to the superior speaking level on the ACTFL proficiency scale. Focus is on developing superior level oral skills of stating and defending opinions, speaking in the abstract, and hypothesizing in extended discourse, while at the same time strengthening the advanced skills of narrating and describing in all time frames, talking about current events and topics of general interest. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: advanced speaking proficiency in French.

FR 450 Topics in French Film, 4 credits

Examines selected topics in French cinema, focusing on insights into French culture as seen through film. Recent topics include Masterpieces of French Film, French Film and Cultural Identity, French Film and Society, and Feminine Images in French Film. May be repeated for credit when topic changes. Prerequisites: FR 315 or consent of instructor.

 

Modified Courses

FR 314, 315, 316 French Culture, Composition and Conversation – delete FR 316. Rename FR 314 La France contemporaine; modify description (similar to previous description for FR 314, 315, 316.) Rename FR 315 La Civilisation française; substantial description change (more historical emphasis).

SPAN 431 Spanish Phonetics/Phonology – renumber SPAN 331; change prereq to SPAN 311.

 

Deleted Courses

FR 316 French Culture, Composition, and Conversation (retain modified FR 314, 315)

 

Changes to Major

  • Requirements for the major: in #3, change core of intermediate language credits to 12-20 credits.
  • In #4, change to 16-20 credits.
  • In #6, change work experience minimum to 4-8 credits.
  • In #9, the research paper must be met by completing FR 315 or SPAN 312 or 412.
  • Reduce minimum GPA from 3.0 to 2.75 for language specialization courses, and 2.5 overall.
  • Residency requirement: revise wording.
  • Option A: clarify wording of required work and credits.
  • Option B: clarify wording of required work and credits.
  • French Language and Culture major:
    • suspend Option B
    • Interdisciplinary culture core: add FR 220, omit FR 301
    • Language and Culture Core: add FR 301, omit FR 316, 311, 312, 331 (reduce from 20 to 12 credits)
    • Advanced Language and Culture electives changed from 12 to 16 credits
    • French internship requirement changed from 6 to 8 credits
  • German Language and Culture major: omit this option
  • Spanish Language and Culture Option A: in Advanced Language and Culture Courses, update course number for Spanish Phonetics/Phonology to SPAN 331.
  • Spanish Language and Culture Option B: in Advanced Language and Culture Courses, update course number for Spanish Phonetics/Phonology to SPAN 331.

 

Changes to Minor

  • French minor:
    • Required courses: add FR 203; omit FR 316
  • Elective courses: add FR 330/430
  • Spanish minor:
    • up to 8 credits of Spanish may be transferred from other universities/study abroad
    • add SPAN 320, 412, 331, and 441 to course choices.

 

New graduate degree

Master of Arts and Letters (Spanish)

HISTORY

 

Modified Courses

HST 391 East Asian Thought – omit HST 300 prerequisite for history majors

HST 392 Modern East Asia - omit HST 300 prerequisite for history majors.

HST 415 History Capstone – omit Option A and B.

HST 453 American Foreign Relations – cross-list with PS 450 (U.S. Foreign Policy); HST 453 is part of the HST 451, 452, 453 sequence.

HST 494 China: Prehistory Through 1279 – omit HST 300 prerequisite for history majors.

HST 495 China: 1279-1900 - omit HST 300 prerequisite for history majors.

HST 496 China: Twentieth Century - omit HST 300 prerequisite for history majors.

HST 497, 498 Japan - omit HST 300 prerequisite for history majors.

 

Suspended Courses

HST 300 The Study of History

 

Changes to major

Foreign language requirement: change to recommended instead of required. 10

Requirements for major: in #3, make the following changes to upper division courses – omit a. (HST 300) and re-letter following requirements; add HST 399 to list of topics courses; increase upper division history electives from two courses to three courses.

Capstone: omit Options A and B

MUSIC

 

New Courses

MUS 204 Rock and Popular Music, 4 credits (CIP 50.0905)

Surveys the history of rock music from its beginnings in earlier forms of popular music to present. Examines the relationship of this music to larger cultural, political, and economic formations. Defines and studies aspects of musical structure which have been used in rock music. Recommended: MUS 201. Approved for University Studies (Explorations).

 

Modified Courses

MUP 170, 270, 370, 470 Applied Music – also for music pre-majors.

MUP 590 Applied Music – specify classical guitar.

MUS 311 Art and Music of the Twentieth Century to the Present – update ARTH 202 to ARTH 206. Approved for Integration.

MUS 324 Instrumental Conducting – omit vocal proficiency prerequisite.

MUS 325 Choral Conducting - omit vocal proficiency prerequisite.

MUS 350 Junior Recital – change Department chair consent to Instructor consent.

MUS 373 Elementary General Music Methods and Materials – reduce to 2 credits.

MUS 374 Secondary Choral Methods and Materials – reduce to 2 credits.

MUS 384 Chamber Ensemble – add jazz combo to ensemble list.

MUS 440/540 Form and Analysis – omit vocal proficiency prerequisite.

MUS 441/541 Orchestration - omit vocal proficiency prerequisite.

MUS 442/542 Counterpoint – omit vocal proficiency prerequisite.

MUS 443/543 Composition Survey – omit vocal proficiency prerequisite.

MUS 445 Special Topic: Theory – change prereqs from MUS 221, 222, 223 to MUS 223, 226.

MUS 446 Theory in Performance – change prereqs from MUS 221, 222, 223 to MUS 223, 226.

MUS 450 Senior Recital – change Department chair consent to Instructor consent.

The following courses may be repeated for credit:

MUS 181, 184/384, 185/385, 189/389, 191, 192, 195/395, 196/396, 197/397, 198/398, 292, 351, 394, 406, 407, 445, 446, 460, 495/595, 596; and MUP 170, 270, 370, 470; MUP 190, 290, 390, 490, 590.

The following courses will add a prerequisite of MUS 292 (Piano Proficiency): MUS 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226.

 

Suspended Courses

MUS 166 Composition Colloquium

MUS 330 Vocal Methods

MUS 346 String and Orchestra Methods

MUS 375 Secondary Band Methods ad Materials

 

Changes to major

  • New Student Hearing [formerly entrance audition]: 3 attempts to pass hearing.
  • Music Core: specify 10 terms of MUS 165.
  • Music Electives (upper division): correct course title for MUS 311; change MUS 360 to MUS 460; in Ensemble courses, add MUS 384 to choices; omit MUS 330, 346, 375.
  • Music Instruction Concentration: adjust additional credits from 33 to 30 credits by omitting MUS 330, 346, 375; reduce credits for MUS 373 and 374 from 3 credits each to 2 credits each; add 6 credits of MUP 390.
  • Music Performance Concentration: in Ensemble courses, add MUS 384 to course choices. Add the following requirements: 1) complete 3 terms of MUP 190, 2) complete the Performance Concentration Application, 3) pass a performance concentration hearing, 4) interview with music faculty at the performance concentration hearing. Correct prefix for applied music courses. Specify that guitar instruction is classical guitar.
  • Music Instruction Concentration: reduce to 87 credits.
  • Music Composition Concentration: in Ensemble courses, add MUS 384 to course choices; for MUS 445, add note "selected from any upper division music theory course;" for MUS 460, add note "selected from any upper division music history course." Add these requirements: 1) letter of intent, 2) portfolio of 5 music scores with recordings, 3) pass Music Theory I & II and Aural Skills I & II with grade of at least B+, 4) pass the 390 hearing on your major instrument or voice 5) interview with director of composition studies. Replace MUS 443 and 445 with 12 credits of Special Topic Theory selected from any upper division music theory course.
MUSIC-BUSINESS

 

Changes to co-major

- Requirements for major: omit nos. 2-6, and renumber remaining requirements.

- Music requirements: reduced from 54 to 45 credits. Required music curriculum revised: omit MUS 121-123, 124-126, MUP 190/290, MUS 221-223, MUS 224-226, MUS 395/397/396/398. Replace with MUP 170 (3 terms), MUS 100, 12 credits from MUS 201, 202, 203, or 204; MUS 355, MUS 360, 361, 362, and 9 credits of music electives; increase internship credits from two terms to three terms.

PHILOSOPHY

 

New Courses

PHL 330 Science and Values: A Critical Appraisal of How Science and Values Interact, 4 credits

The place of values in science is an important question that cuts across numerous debates in the philosophy, history, and social studies of science. The place of values in science has practical implications as deep as its philosophical implications. Fundamental ideals of modern societies such rationality and progress are grounded in certain conceptions of science. At a time when science occupies center stage in our society, an informed citizenry needs to be equipped to navigate through the complex issues of fact and value. This course undertakes a critical survey of the various issues in the debate about the place of values in science and its ramifications. Approved for University Studies (Integration). Prerequisites: completion of all lower division University Studies requirements.

 

Suspended Courses

PHL 327 Ecology and Religion: A Critical Inquiry

THEATRE ARTS

 

Modified Courses

TA 166 Theatre Foundations – also required for transfer students and pre-majors.

TA 167 Script Analysis – also required for transfer students and pre-majors.

TA 168 Playreading – also required for transfer students and pre-majors.

TA 521, 522, 523 Principles of Production Analysis – minor description change.

TA 541, 542, 543 Practicum: Applied Technology – minor description change.

 

Changes to major

BFA: change requirement of 12 credits in concentration area to 5 courses in concentration area.

 

Changes to graduate program

Change school area master’s degree to Master in Theatre Education with an Emphasis in Production and Design.

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

 

New Courses

BA 208 Hospitality Essential Skills, 2 credits (CIP 52.09)

Designed to introduce students to the wide range of career opportunities available in the Hospitality and Tourism industry. Students will be introduced to kitchen management, food and beverage service techniques, and how to work effectively in the service environment.

BA 324 Business Communication, 4 credits (CIP 52.05)

Provides guided practice in written and oral communication common to business, industry, and related professions. Develops critical awareness of proper editing, professionalism, critical thinking problem solving, and the skills necessary for effective correspondence in the workplace. Close attention given to logical development, style and format. Skills and knowledge are appropriate for academic and professional work.

BA 412 Hospitality Law and Management, 4 credits (CIP 52.09)

Current management issues challenging the hospitality industry will be covered. An emphasis will be placed on discussing techniques to deliver outstanding customer service in a fast-paced environment as well as techniques for recruiting and retaining employees. Legal issues confronting the hospitality industry will also be addressed. Prerequisites: BA 310, 311, 312, 314.

BA 468/568 Principles of Fundraising, 4 credits (CIP 52.99)

Introduces fundraising principles and reviews important fundraising techniques and practices. Key principles associated with fundraising readiness, ethical fundraising, and donor management are considered. Fundraising concepts and practices are addressed including major gifts, direct and indirect methods of solicitation, annual funds, special events, and capital campaigns. In addition, the course includes an overview of planned giving and endowments. Students performing up to 60 hours of fieldwork earn two course credits. Prerequisite: BA 480/580 or PS 407/507 equivalent.

 

Modified Courses

BA 110 Business, Government, and Society – remove cross-listing with PS 111.

BA 201 Orientation to the School of Business – renumber BA 100; taken in freshman year.

BA 385 Principles of Finance – remove cross-listing with PS 385. 13

BA 430A Nonprofit Organization Management – minor description change; work outside classroom includes interviews with nonprofit leadership and meetings.

BA 430B Nonprofit Organization Management – modify description; focuses on volunteer management.

BA 435/535 Direct Marketing – add consent of instructor option to prerequisites.

BA 436/536 Internet Marketing and E-Commerce – minor description update, consent of instructor option.

BA 475/575 Organizational Behavior – modify description; omit cross-listing with PSY 445/545. Approved for University Studies (Integration).

BA 480/580 Introduction to Nonprofit Theory and Management – BA 480 approved for Integration.

BA 481/581 Principles of Human Resource Management – remove cross-listing with PS 434/534.

 

Courses removed from suspension

BA 314 Hospitality Accounting and Financial Management (suspended in 2004-05; modify description; prerequisites BA 211, 213.

 

Suspended Courses

BA 111 Introduction to Business

 

New Program

Re-activate Master of Business Administration degree.

 

Changes to major

Mission – update text.

Degrees – list MBA and MiM degrees; update title of Hotel, Restaurant, and Resort Management degree to Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Business Degree Completion Program – add accounting to options.

Regional Degree Completion Program – change name to Online Degree Completion Program; add accounting to options.

Requirements for major: in #4, add approved SOU certificate as alternative to Liberal Arts Enrichment Program or non-business minor.

Requirements for admission: in #2, update course number for BA 201 to BA 100.

Accounting option:

Track I: Public Accounting – reduce required courses from 28 credits to 24 credits by omitting BA 458; add BA 458 to electives list and increase electives from two courses to three courses.

Management option:

Electives: add to choices BA 383, 434, 441, and 488.

Hotel, Restaurant, and Resort Management option:

Rename Hospitality and Tourism Management; increase from 24 credits to 32 credits by requiring BA 208, 209, 310, 311, 312, 314, 409, 412, and 428; omit the 3 additional u.d. courses and the 400 hours of work experience.

Liberal Arts Enrichment Program:

International Perspective Enrichment Area: add PS prefix to IS 350

Cultural Diversity Enrichment Area: update title for SOC 205; omit SOC 305.

Marketing Communication Enrichment Area: update titles for ART 240 and COMM 455. 14

Environmental Enrichment Area: omit GEOG 108 and 416.

 

Changes to minors

Business administration minor: minimum 2.5GPA in SOU business administration courses required.

Hotel, Restaurant, and Resort Management minor: rename Hospitality and Tourism Management; minimum 2.5 GPA in SOU Business Administration courses required; add BA 211, 213, and one business elective approved by hospitality coordinator to requirements; omit 400 hours of work experience.

 

Certificates

Certificate in Interactive Marketing and E-Commerce – change abbreviation from CIM to CIMeC.

BUSINESS-PHYSICS

Update credits for PH 344 to 2 credits, and update total physics and engineering credits to 40 credits.

SCHOOL OF SCIENCES

BIOLOGY

 

New Courses

BI 250 Nursing Genetics, 3 credits (CIP 26.08 Genetics)

This introductory course provides a foundation for nurses to understand genetics as it relates to human variation. Topics to be covered include transmission genetics; population genetics; the structure and function of genes; genetics of sex, behavior, immunity and cancer; diseases linked to single gene mutation; genetic technologies; genetic screening testing and bioethics.

BI 318 Invertebrate Natural History, 4 credits (CIP 26.07)

Introduces invertebrates with emphasis on the natural history, structure, classification and the ecological importance of major phyla including sponges, sea anemones, marine and terrestrial worms, echinoderms, molluscs, and arthropods. Required overnight coast field trip. Two lectures and two three-hour laboratories. Prerequisites: BI 211, 212, 213. Co-requisite: BI 318L.

BI 386 Forest Ecology and Management, 3 credits (CIP 26.13)

Introduces the principles of forestry, including the biology of forest ecosystems and the management of these landscapes for societal benefits. Topics include biodiversity, logging practices, fires suppression, sustainable forest management, forest economics, ecological principles, biogeochemical cycles. Two 75-minute meetings. Two weekend field trips. Does not fulfill biology major or minor requirements. Prerequisites: completion of all lower division University Studies Requirements. Approved for University Studies (Integration).

 

Modified Courses

BI 214 Elementary Microbiology – change to two 75-minute lectures and one 3-hour laboratory.

BI 351 Microbiology – add Integration tag line.

BI 381 Introduction to Complex Systems – rename The New Sciences of Complexity; add Integration to general education tag line.

BI 384 Ethnobotany and Cross Cultural Communications – approved for Integration

BI 432/532 Origins and Diversity of Land Plants – add prerequisites BI 211, 212, 213.

BI 434/534 Plant Anatomy – rename Plant Form and Function – modify description to include plant function; two 4-hour lecture laboratory sessions; prereqs Bi 211, 212, 213. 15

BI 445/545 Conservation of Natural Resources – renumber BI 388; modify description: does not fulfill biology major or minor requirements. Approved for synthesis/integration; prereqs are completion of l.d. University Studies requirements.

BI 456/556 Immunology – change prereqs from BI 342 to Bi 211, 212, 213.

 

Suspended Courses

BI 327 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

BI 445/545 Conservation of Natural Resources (replaced by BI 388)

BI 410/510 Environmental Ethics

BI 431/531 Physiological Plant Ecology

BI 453/553 Community and Population Ecology

BI 461/561 Biology of the Lower Invertebrates

BI 462/562 Biology of the Higher Invertebrates

BI 474/574 Topics in Entomology

 

Changes to major

Degrees: omit options in Cell/Molecular, Ecology and Environmental Biology, Botany, and Zoology.

  • Requirements for major: Add as #3: Complete biology exit exam (and renumber all subsequent entries.). In #5, revise text as a result of change in options, and clarify number of courses required.
  • Capstone: in #2, BI 409 can substitute for BI 402.
  • Correct credits for physics requirements.

Biomedical Science Option: in Biology portion: in #1, omit b. section (concerning alternate method of satisfying capstone requirement). In #3, clarify that 3 courses totaling at least 12 credits are required. Physical Science portion: change explanatory note to PH 221, 222, 223 and labs may be substituted for PH 201, 202, 203 and labs.

 

Changes to minor

Clarify that a minimum of 4 courses totaling at least 15 credits from 300- or 400-level biology courses are required.

Graduate changes: a few revisions to intro information. MS in Environmental Education: omit BI 553, 561, 562, and G 555; add in BI 534 Plant Form and Function; update course titles for GEOG 587, 589.

CHEMISTRY

 

Modified Courses

CH 203 General Chemistry – approved for University Studies (Explorations).

CH 106 General Chemistry Laboratory – approved for University Studies (Explorations).

CH 441/541 Physical Chemistry – in prereqs, remove PH 201, 202, and 203.

 

Changes to major

Delete degree options in Biochemistry, Medical Sciences, and American Chemical Society Certified Degree in Chemical Physics. 16

Forensic Chemistry option: no need to list PH 221, 222, 223 and PH 224, 225, 226 (already listed in core courses)

Requirements for the major:

#4: students planning a career in a medicine or health field are encouraged to complete the BA in chemistry.

Separate the requirements for the BS and the BA degree. BS requirements remain as currently in the catalog. BA requirements include 54 chemistry credits, 8 math credits, 15 physics credits, 16 biology credits, and 8 psychology credits, as well as completion of the requirements for the BA degree.

COMPUTER SCIENCE

 

Modified Courses

CS 250 Web Development II – renumber CS 295.

CS 433/533 Corporate Web Development – change prerequisite to CS 295.

CS 462/562 Database Administration – change prerequisite to CS 360.

 

Suspended Courses

CS 458 Security III

 

Changes to major

Update course number for Web Development II where it occurs.

CIS option: omit CS 460, and increase CS electives from 16 credits to 20 credits.

 

Changes to graduate program

Revise and update description of graduate program, and revise degree requirements. Entire graduate Program section has been revised.

ENGINEERING

 

New Courses

ENGR 175 The Science and Technology of Nanoparticles, 3 credits (CIP 40.08)

Introduces nanoparticles and nanoparticle technology. Focuses on the basic concepts, tools, and applications of nanoparticles to fields including medicine, energy, electronics, and mechanics. gives students a historical perspective and an understanding of the relationship between nanoparticles and materials science (everything is made out of something, right?). Cross-listed with PH 175.

ENGR 475 Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle Technology, 3 credits (CIP 40.08)

Introduces nanoparticles and nanoparticle technology to science majors. Provides the following: a brief historical context; nanoscale particle properties (e.g., mechanical properties, phase stability); nanoparticle design and fabrication; nanoparticle characterization; nanoparticle applications. Emphasizes relationship between the internal structure of a nanoparticle and its properties. Prerequisite: PH 223. Cross-listed with PH 475.

 

Modified Courses

ENGR 201 Electrical Fundamentals – change prerequisite to MTH 251.

ENGR 211 Statics – add PH 201 as prerequisite choice.

ENGR 374 Introduction to Materials Science – change to 3 credits.

ENGR 375 Thermodynamics of Materials – change to 3 credits. 17

ENGR 474 Semiconductor materials – change to 3 credits.

 

Suspended Courses

ENGR 213 Strength of Materials

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Note: add Geography and Geology courses to ES section; list minors in geography, geology, and land use planning within ES section.

 

Changes to Major

Requirements for the major: in #4, omit chemistry.

Core Requirements: add BI 340 to requirements, and increase core credits from 28-32 to 32-36; omit the capstone course in the option area.

Biology option: lower division social science: select 3 Explorations courses (12 credits) from two areas listed. In Biology courses, Required courses, add BI 318 as choice with BI 317, and omit BI 340; update course number and title for Plant Systematics. In course list from which to select 24 credits, add BI 386; omit BI 410, 431, 442, 453, 461, 462; update course number of BI 445 to BI 388, and update course title for BI 434.

Chemistry option: omit this option.

Geography option: in lower division science: lower division credits are 8-9; add ES 111 and 112 to requirements, move GEOG 107 to Lower Division Social Science; for biology and chemistry requirements, list CH 204 to sequence with CH 201, and correct chemistry credits to 4-5 credits. In Lower division social science, select 2 Explorations courses from two areas. In upper division science, decrease to 1 course (3-4 credits) from list (omit BI 340 from list).

Geology option: in lower division social science, select 3 explorations courses (12 credits) from 2 areas. In Upper Division Science, decrease to one course (3-4 credits) from list, and omit BI 340 from list. In Geology Courses list, change credits to 38-39; students complete 35 credits and choose 3-4 additional credits of upper division courses. Add G 341 to course choices; omit G 480, 326, and 342.

Social Science and Policy Track: complete three explorations courses from 2 areas. In upper division social science, update course title for SOC 444.

GEOLOGY

Note: geology courses will be listed within the Environmental Studies section. Requirements for the geology major will no longer appear in the catalog. Requirements for the geology minor will appear within the Environmental Studies part of the catalog.

 

Modified Courses

G 450/550 Field Seminar in Geology – change from 4 credits to "2, 3, or 4 credits." Revise description, and change prerequisites: Prerequisites for G450 are either ES 111 or G 101. Prerequisites for G550 normally require an additional geology class or permission of instructor. The field seminar may be offered during different terms (including summer).

 

Courses removed from suspension18

G 120 Volcanoes and Earthquakes, 3 credits

Introduction to volcanic processes and earthquake phenomena and their relation to the current plate tectonic model of the earth. The course uses extensive audiovisual aids to graphically illustrate the workings and effect of these geologic mechanisms. Three lectures. Approved for general education (Explorations).

 

Suspended Courses

G 455/555 Geology of the Wild Rogue River

MATHEMATICS

 

Modified Courses

Add Strand D to quantitative reasoning tag line for MTH 105, 111, 112, 158, 211, 212, 243, and 251.

Add this statement to MTH 60, 65, and 95: "Does not apply toward graduation requirements."

MTH 111 Precalculus I: College Algebra – approved for University Studies Strand D, Quantitative Reasoning.

 

Changes to major

Capstone requirement: reduce from 8 credits to 4 credits.

MATHEMATICS-COMPUTER SCIENCE

Reduce from 8 credits to 4-12 credits; change credits for MTH 490 to 4 credits; add CS 469 to requirements with CS 470, 471.

PHYSICS

 

New Courses

PH 175 The Science and Technology of Nanoparticles, 3 credits (CIP 40.08)

Introduces nanoparticles and nanoparticle technology. Focuses on the basic concepts, tools, and applications of nanoparticles to fields including medicine, energy, electronics, and mechanics. gives students a historical perspective and an understanding of the relationship between nanoparticles and materials science (everything is made out of something, right?). Cross-listed with ENGR 175.

PH 475 Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle Technology, 3 credits (CIP 40.08)

Introduces nanoparticles and nanoparticle technology to science majors. Provides the following: a brief historical context; nanoscale particle properties (e.g., mechanical properties, phase stability); nanoparticle design and fabrication; nanoparticle characterization; nanoparticle applications. Emphasizes relationship between the internal structure of a nanoparticle and its properties. Prerequisite: PH 223. Cross-listed with ENGR 475.

 

Modified Courses

PH 190 Calculus for Physics – change from 1 credit to 2 credits; meets fours hours per week.

PH 344 Modern Physics Laboratory – change from 1 credit to 2 credits; change lab to six hours of open lab format.

PH 416/516 Quantum Physics I – change from 3 credits to 4 credits.

 

Suspended Courses

PH 439/539 Modern Optics 19

 

Changes to major

Some revisions in wording to Standard Option, Materials Science Option, and Physics-Engineering Dual Degree Option.

Core Requirements – change from 54 credits to 55 credits because of credit increase for PH 344.

Materials Science Option – reduce credits from 69-72 to 51 credits; change requirements to ENGR 201, 211, 212 (9 credits), ENGR 374, 375, 461, 474, 475 (19 credits) and 23 credits chosen from list of courses. (Some courses formerly required are now choices; other courses formerly choices are now required.)

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

 

New Courses

(all ED courses are CIP 13.1202—Elementary Education & Teaching)

ED 458 Social Science Methods (3 cr.)

Familiarizes students with the skills, instructional techniques, curricular designs, and materials associated with successful teaching of social science subjects at the developmental levels designated in the TSPC licensure framework. Emphasizes effective strategies for standards-based education and the implementation of the Oregon Education Act for the Twenty-First Century. Addresses issues related to the inclusion of students with diverse backgrounds, learning styles, skills, strengths, and special needs in social science teaching methods for P-8.

ED 459 Foundations of Education (3 cr.)

Examines literature and research from diverse social science disciplines to present American public education in its historical and social contexts. Emphasizes the multicultural history of public education in the U.S. and the increasing diversity of pre-collegiate classrooms. Provides an opportunity to analyze, investigate, and evaluate current and future schooling issues and to explore ways to improve schooling and instructional practices.

ED 463 Reading/Language Arts Methods (3 cr.)

Presents language and literacy as interactive processes involving reading, writing, thinking, speaking, and active listening. Examines the current theories, strategies, and pedagogy for P-8 necessary to promote an educated, diverse society that meets language and literacy demands of the twenty-first century. Activities emphasize a multicultural perspective, with a special focus on the needs of students with diverse backgrounds, learning styles, skills, strengths, and special needs in reading and language arts teaching methods for P-8.

ED 464 Science Methods (3 cr.)

Familiarizes students with the skills, instructional strategies, curricular designs, and materials associated with successful teaching of science content and scientific inquiry at the developmental levels designated in the TSPC licensure framework. Emphasizes effective strategies for standards-based education and the implementation of the Oregon Education Act for the Twenty-First Century. Addresses issues related to including all students with diverse backgrounds, learning styles, skills, strengths, and special needs in science teaching methods for P-8.

ED 465 Math Methods (3 cr.)

Familiarizes students with the skills, instructional strategies curricular designs, and materials associated with successful teaching of math content and problem solving at the developmental levels designated in the TSPC licensure framework. Emphasizes effective strategies for standards-based education and the implementation of the Oregon Education Act for the Twenty-First Century. Addresses issues related to 20

including all students with diverse backgrounds, learning styles, skills, strengths and special needs in math teaching methods for P-8.

ED 467 Health Education Methods (3 cr.)

Examines principles of children’s health and safety, with emphasis on contemporary personal and environmental issues and the interrelationship between the health of the individual and the environment. Analyzes personal nutrition, health, wellness choices, and physiological and psychological effects of stress. Addresses planning, implementation, and evaluation of health instruction. Provides techniques for assessing student needs and determining their progress in health education. Addresses topics of mental, emotional, and personal wellness for children P-8. Explores a national standard curriculum "Growing Healthy," America’s first comprehensive school health education curriculum, supported by the National Center for Health Education. Provides opportunities for applied research in the field through the "Be a Fit Kid" program.

ED 468 Physical Education Methods (3 cr.)

Provides techniques for assessing student needs and determining their progress in physical education. Addresses skills development in the use of selected assessment instruments, planning for PE instruction, and evaluation of student skill development and effectiveness of instruction for P-8. Provides opportunities for applied research in the field through the "Be a Fit Kid" program. Emphasizes progression, sequence, participation, and planning for P-8.

ED 471 Inclusion Strategies (3 cr.)

Surveys the foundations of special education, including historical and philosophical perspectives, legal issues and current trends in instruction and programming. Explores the role of the teacher as related to the exceptional child in the general education classroom. Emphasizes developing knowledge of various conditions of exceptionalities, available resources and educational alternatives through a "learning styles" and case studies approach, with particular emphasis on working with students with exceptional needs in the general classroom. Strategies for including the exceptional students will provide a foundation for pre-service teachers in developing differentiated materials and activities.

ED 473 Art Education Methods (3 cr.)

Discusses the concepts and issues in art that affect the world of art education today. Covers historical perspectives, critical theories, effective practices in current art education to examine and question boundaries, standards, beliefs, and the current social cultural context. Explores the role and value of art and creativity in child development and learning in classroom settings, the community, and society. Uses a cross-cultural approach to explore art making, art history, aesthetics, creative and artistic performance, and art appreciation for grades P-8.

ED 495 Reflective Inquiry/Professional Portfolio (3 cr.)

Provides an opportunity for beginning teachers to examine contemporary trends and research in professional development practices and to understand the personal reflective inquiry process. Analyzes personal values and beliefs affecting instructional approaches as well as interactions with others including students, parents, and teachers. Investigates decision making and problem solving skills in various situations using deliberate critical inquiry. Discusses the potential of multi-level learning and self study to improve personal and professional practices in school settings. Guides in the development of a professional portfolio that demonstrates the developing knowledge, skills, and competencies required of student teachers in the initial licensure program.

Graduate courses: 21

LEAD 513: Evaluation and Management of Classroom Instruction

1 credit

Through classroom observations, students learn to collect, analyze, and use objective data to evaluate the major elements of classroom instruction. Students practice a variety of evaluation tools. Develops management techniques and skills to provide feedback and direction to others. Students also develop their rationale for evaluative practices and create an evaluation instrument of their own.

LEAD 522: Curriculum Design and Educational Change

1 credit

Engages students in applying knowledge and skills to real-world situations. Leads students beyond basic recall to high levels of achievement. Challenges students to perform a comprehensive examination of the processes, content, and assessments related to the spectrum of curriculum areas present in a K–12 instructional program.

LEAD 523: Issues of Educational Reform

1 credit

Introduces students to areas of educational reform, restructuring, and change. Includes international, national, state, and local reform efforts and research into educational change. Provides personal strategies for promoting and coping with educational change efforts.

LEAD 524: Professional Models of Governance

1 credit

Covers the strategies used by educators as they manage and cope with the numerous innovations and refinements to teaching and learning required in today’s schools. Focuses on the principles governing the improvement process.

LEAD 525: Public and Professional Relations

3 credits

Helps teachers project a positive public image. Involves understanding the multiple audiences and the variety of forums available for articulating one’s vision of what education should be. Participants learn to communicate effectively, identify common goals, and present thoughts clearly. Introduces teachers to effective strategies for building positive relationships.

LEAD 528: Leadership into Practice

1-9 credits

Creates conditions for teacher leadership and requires practice in principles supporting individual and collaborative growth and change. Using current understandings of the forces of educational change and the implementation of personal and professional action plans, students in the MEd/CTL Program work at their school sites to aid in teaching and learning improvement.

LEAD 548: Culture and Family/Community Involvement

1 credit

Focuses on parent and community involvement in schools. Presents strategies for building strong partnerships among parents, teachers, students, and community members. A study of the differences between school culture and the diverse cultures represented by children and families provides a foundation for learning methods and programs that promote cooperation and collaboration among the school, family, and community. Considers communication strategies among school personnel and families with limited English proficiency.

LEAD 560: Diversity

1 credit

Emphasizes the philosophical and epistemological perspectives of multicultural education in American public schools. Addresses issues related to exceptionality, including mainstreaming and inclusion. Explores materials related to the characteristics and needs of at-risk youth and considers how schools can respond to these needs. Introduces curriculum planning and instruction and assessment techniques that help develop an effective multicultural education program at each level of education in public schools. 22

LEAD 579: School Improvement Measurement

1 credit

Provides participants with a repertoire of school improvement measurement strategies that may be used for profiling students’ outcomes as part of developing a school improvement plan. Specifically addresses issues of measurement related school improvement, the purposes and products of school improvement, and possible applications of school improvement measurements to the School Improvement Plan.

LEAD 591: School Law and Organization

1 credit

Studies federal, state, and local legal institutions and laws that affect schools. Emphasizes governance and liability of schools.

LEAD 592: Humanizing Instruction

1 credit

Relates the research, theory, and practice of humanistic psychology to the classroom, with emphasis on techniques for building a positive self-concept, resolving classroom conflict, and building effective interpersonal relationships.

LEAD 595: Models of Professional Growth

3 credits

Students learn elements of reflective dialogue used to refine an educator’s curriculum, instruction, and assessment skills. Develops an understanding of professional growth that does not involve time-consuming effort, but provides the potential for leadership in a world of constantly evolving innovative techniques and school reform movements.

 

Modified Courses

ED 480/580 Foundations in Early Childhood – rename Foundations in Early Childhood/Elementary Education; modify description.

ED 485/585 Assessment and Planning in Early Intervention – rename Assessment and Planning; modify description to include young children beyond pre-school.

ED 511 September Experience – create ED 411 component; change credits from 1-2 credits to 1-3 credits.

ED 515 Field Experience: Understanding the Learner – change from 1-2 credits to 1-3 credits.

ED 516 Field Experience: Gradual Participation in Delivering Instruction – create ED 416 component; change from 1-2 credits to 1-3 credits.

ED 517 Student Teaching: Second Authorization Level – create ED 417 component.

ED 518 Student Teaching: First Authorization Level – create ED 418 component.

ED 520 Professional Portfolio – change from 1-2 credits to 1-3 credits.

ED 534 Educational Technology I, II – create ED 434 component.

ED 543 Foundations in Second Language Education – create ED 443 component.

ED 544 Strategies and Materials: Second-Language Learner – create ED 444 component.

ED 545 First- and Second-Language Acquisition and Development – create ED 445 component.

ED 557 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment I, II – create ED 457 component.

ED 558 Special Methods, I, II – change from 1-2 credits to 1-3 credits.

ED 559 Foundations/Research I, II – change from 1-2 credits to 1-3 credits.

ED 560 Diversity – create ED 460 component.

ED 562 Human Development, Cognition, and Learning – create ED 462 component.

ED 566 Human Relations – create ED 466 component; change credits from 1-2 to 1-3 credits.

ED 567 Contemporary Issues, Leadership, and Collaboration – change from 1-2 to 1-3 credits.

ED 568 Integration Projects – change from 3 credits to 1-3 credits. 23

ED 569 Language and Literacy in the Content Areas – create ED 469 component.

ED 581 From At-Risk to Resiliency – create ED 481 component.

SPED 511 Internship – change to 6-14 credits.

SPED 517 Curriculum for the Talented and Gifted – create SPED 417 component.

SPED 525 Interventions in Functional Skills – reduce to 3 credits.

SPED 527 Theory and Tools of Assessment – increase to 3 credits.

SPED 550 Student Teaching – change to 1-14 credits.

 

Changes to degrees

  • add information on new elementary education undergraduate degree (offered with RCC).

Early Childhood Development Degree: specify total of 6 credits for capstone (ED 409); in upper division courses, specify the ED 407 course as ECD Seminar: Advocacy and Leadership in ECE.

[other changes to MAT and Special Education program; these will all be reviewed by the Graduate Council.]

 

Changes to minor

  • Required courses: list AM 233 with other required courses (13 credits)

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Suspended courses

SSC 516 Contemporary America

SSC 530 The Contemporary World

 

Changes to minors

Correct departmental listing for International Studies and Latin American Studies.

CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

 

New Courses

CCJ 300 Essentials of Criminal Justice Research and Writing, 3 credits (CIP 43.01)

Concentrates on oral and written communication and information literacy skills essential to the criminal justice discipline. In this course, students improve their writing ability, APA and legal citation formats, and critical thinking skills including analysis of information. Students gain exposure to library research, basic research methodology, and evidence-based practices. These essential skills prepare them for their capstone experience, graduate school and careers in criminal justice. Prerequisites: CCJ 230 or 231, CCJ 251.

 

Modified Courses

CCJ 331 Theories of Criminal Behavior – update prereqs to CCJ 230 or 231.

CCJ 341 Correctional Institutions – update prereq to CCJ 271.

CCJ 409 Capstone: Research – separate into CCJ 409A (1 credit) and CCJ 409B (1 credit). For 409A, prereqs change to CCJ major, 135 credits completed, and at least half of all required u.d. coursework; P/NP option. For 409B, prereqs are CCJ major, 135 credits completed, and at least half of all required u.d. coursework; prerequisite: passing grade in CCJ 409A. 24

CCJ 409L Capstone: Practicum-Internship – prereq changes: complete 135 credit hours and at least half of all required u.d. coursework.

CCJ 413 Law of Criminal Procedures – add CCJ 241to prerequisites.

CCJ 414 Law of Corrections – rename Contemporary Issues in Corrections; modify description.

CCJ 430/530 Crime Control Theories and Policies – approved for Integration.

 

Deleted Courses

CCJ 301 Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Sanctions

CCJ 431 Applied Theory

 

Changes to major

Required courses: Upper Division: change CCJ 409 to CCJ 409A and CCJ 409B, and increase from 1 credit to 2 credits; add CCJ 300 to requirements. Increase total upper division credits to 36 credits. Elective courses: decrease electives from four courses to three courses (16 credits to 12 credits); update course title for CCJ 414, omit PS 435. Eliminate note at end of electives list.

BA/BS in CCJ with emphasis in forensics:

  • lower division: students choose either CCJ 230 or CCJ 231
  • upper division: update CCJ 409 to CCJ 409A and CCJ 409B, and increase to 2 credits
  • add CCJ 300 to upper division requirements
  • correct course title for CCJ 409L

 

Changes to minor

  • Requirements for minor: in #2, specify no more than one grade lower than C- in all CCJ minor coursework.
GEOGRAPHY

 

Modified Courses

GEOG 336 Geography of Asia – rename Geography of East and Southeast Asia.

 

Suspended Courses

GEOG 108 Global Land and Livelihoods

GEOG 326 Geography of Europe

GEOG 329 Geography of the United States and Canada

GEOG 333 Geography of Australia and New Zealand

GEOG 339 Geography of the Former USSR

GEOG 411/511 Cultural Geography

GEOG 416/516 Advanced Economic Geography

GEOG 417/517 Geography of Tourism

 

Changes to minors

Land Use Planning minor: increase to 29-30 credits; add GEOG 440 to required courses. Omit GEOG 108.

HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

 

New Courses

OAL 250 Foundations in Outdoor Adventure Leadership, 3 credits 25

Introduces the student to the history and philosophy of adventure education in contemporary society, with application to current trends and prospects for the future. Surveys agencies, organizations, and programs in the leader service field rounds out this introductory course.

OAL 275 Adventure Based Facilitation, 3 credits

Extends the survey of outdoor recreation activities introduced in PE 194 to that of a facilitator’s role, where students will learn how to instruct various outdoor activities to clients of all levels. Prerequisite PE 194.

OAL 362 Outdoor Recreation Programming and the Environment, 3 credits

Explores the planning and management of adventure tourism with a special emphasis placed on the natural environment, and impacts including economic and socio-cultural aspects. Prerequisite OAL 250

OAL 370 Therapeutic Recreation (Pacific Challenge course option only) 3 credits

Analyzes recreational activities used for therapeutic means. Promotes assessment of readings and observations related to recreation and physical activity disguised as exercise and used for therapeutic means. Studies percentage of active population, obesity and disease rates, variety of activities, reasons for participation, economic feasibility, socio-cultural influences, and accessibility of activities.

OAL 375 Advanced Techniques in Outdoor Adventure Leadership, 3 credits

Examines group dynamics, conflict and risk management. Explores applications to expedition planning, execution, and evaluation. Prerequisite OAL 250

OAL 425 Program Evaluation, 3 credits

Emphasizes integrated approaches to designing, facilitating, and evaluating recreation and adventure-based programming. Applies fundamental principles in research design and analysis to a broad spectrum of outdoor adventure and leadership activities including challenge course design and implementation, risk management, expedition planning, and comprehensive outdoor recreation programming. Prerequisite: MTH 243.

OAL 444 History of the Pacific NW Wilderness, 3 credits

Provides the OAL student with a historical perspective of the natural, cultural, and legal events that have shaped the region’s national forests and wild areas. Explores the literary legacy, geography, and current environmental issues affecting the use and protection of forest lands in the Pacific Northwest. Prerequisite: USEM 103.

PE 470 Environmental Physiology, 3 credits

Explores acute and chronic physiological adaptations and response to extreme environments including altitude, hyperbaric conditions, heat exposure and cold exposure. Examines metabolic and nutritional considerations for expeditionary-level activities.

 

Modified Courses

HE 160 Majors Orientation – revise description.

PE 160 Majors Orientation – revise description.

PE 194 Professional Activities – modify description and update list of sports.

PE 234 Scuba Diving – modify description; list medical requirements and equipment required.

PE 294 Professional Activities – change list of sports to "various team sports."

PE 430/530 Outdoor Survival – minor description change. 26

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

 

Modified Courses

IS 350 World Politics – cross list with PS 350.

 

Changes to major

International Political Economy: omit PS 429 and 459, and GEOG 411, 416.

Regional and Country Studies: omit GEOG 326, 329, 333, 339; update course title for GEOG 336 and ANTH 334.

POLITICAL SCIENCE

 

New Courses

PS 341 The Constitution and the Supreme Court, 4 credits (CIP 45.10)

Analyzes the Supreme Court as a political and legal institution. Includes the relationship between the Court and other courts as well as other branches of government. Includes an examination of recent decisions of the Supreme Court interpreting the Constitution.

 

Modified Courses

PS 110 America and Globalization – rename Globalization.

PS 202 Authority and Law – rename Law, Politics and the Constitution; modify description so it emphasizes U.S. constitutional authority.

PS 324 Political Campaigns – modify description.

PS 331 Public Policy – modify description.

PS 428/528 Environmental Policy – rename Public Policy and the Environment.

PS 430A/530A Nonprofit Organization Management – modify description, include interviews with nonprofit leaders and participation in nonprofit settings; prereq is PS 321.

PS 430B/530B Nonprofit Organization Management – modify description

PS 450/550 U.S. Foreign Policy – modify description; cross-list with HST 453 (American Foreign Relations).

 

Course removed from suspension

PS 350 World Politics, 4 credits

Examines the nature and structure of the modern international state system, with reference to theory and practice. Emphasizes globalization and the impact of international developments on domestic politics. Cross-listed with IS 350. Approved for University Studies (Integration).

 

Suspended Courses

PS 111 Business, Government, and Society

PS 318 Women in Politics

PS 331 Public Policy

PS 332 Public Administration

PS 385 Principles of Finance

PS 429/529 Topics in Comparative Politics

PS 432/532 Policy Analysis

PS 434/534 Principles of Human Resource Management

PS 435/535 Administrative Law

PS 436/536 Health Care Policy 27

PS 437/537 Project Development and Management

PS 459/559 Topics in International Relations

 

Changes to major

  • Omit options in American Government, and Public Administration and Public Policy.
  • Required courses: two courses chosen from PS 110, PS 111/BA 110, PS 201, and PS 202, plus PS 313, 398, 498. Students choose 24 additional credits in political science, 20 of which must be upper division. 44 total credits for major.

 

Changes to minor

  • Political Science minor: update course title for PS 202
  • Public Administration minor: suspend this minor.
PSYCHOLOGY

 

Modified Courses

PSY 369 Human Sexuality – modify description.

PSY 414/514 Humanistic Psychology – modify description.

PSY 445/545 Organizational Psychology – remove recommendation for SOC 204.

PSY 498, 499 Psychology Capstone Project – add PSY 211, 228 to prerequisites.

PSY 502 The Helping Relationship – modify description; HS track no longer prereq option.

PSY 504 Individual Counseling Practicum – modify description; HS track no longer prereq option; add PSY 502, 571 to prereqs.

PSY 506 Group Counseling Practicum – modify description; HS track no longer prereq option; add PS 502, 571, and 504 to prerequisites.

PSY 570 Advanced Human Growth and Development – modify description; omit PSY 560 as prereq.

 

Changes to major

Admission: omit #1, and renumber rest of admission requirements.

Requirements for the Major:

  • Add new #2: MTH 243 and BI 101; renumber rest of requirements.
  • new#3, a: add senior standing to prereqs for admission into PSY 498, 499.
  • #2, b: update credits to 20 credits; add requirement that all courses taken to fulfill credit requirements for psych major or minor must have a PSY prefix or be approved for psychology credit by the psych department; omit requirement that PSY 334 must be taken from the psych department. The multicultural-diversity course(s) must total at least 4 credits.
  • new #4, minimum grade also applies for MTH 243, BI 101.
  • Add new #5 (and renumber current #4 to #6). New #5 alerts students to prerequisites for courses, and minimum grade acceptable.

Optional Program Emphases: change "child psychology" to "developmental."

Psychology Degree Completion Program: add section about this program. Requirements mirror those for regular psychology bachelor’s degree, but also require PSY 429, 497.

Human Service Degree Completion Program – in #3, a: increase psychology credits to 33 credits, and increase PSY 409 credits from 6 to 9 credits. 28

 

Changes to minor

Omit requirement that certain courses applied toward minor must be taught by a full-time member of the department.

 

Changes to graduate program

  • Textual revisions to program descriptions
  • MAP prerequisites revised
  • OTD track: revise course list
  • Human Service track: omit list of courses, and replace with instructions to complete course courses and select approved electives with help of a MAP advisor,, plus MM 515 and 12 credits from PSY 509, prepare a portfolio, and give an oral defense.
SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

 

New courses

SOC 301 Sociological Practice, 4 credits (CIP

Develops the research and writing competencies necessary for success in upper division coursework in sociology and for achieving occupational goals. Fosters an understanding of the stages in the research process from literature review through research design and data gathering to analysis. Emphasizes ability to analyze social conditions from sociological perspectives and to communicate analysis effectively. Should be taken prior to the senior year. Open only to sociology pre-majors, majors, minors, and interdisciplinary majors that include sociology. Prerequisite: SOC 204, 205.

 

Modified Courses

ANTH 211 Physical Anthropology and Archaeology: Perspectives on Humanity’s Past – rename Archaeology and Prehistory: Perspectives on Humanity’s Past; revise description.

ANTH 334 Special Topics: Native North America – rename Anthropological Perspectives on the Native American Frontier; revise description for specific topic.

ANTH 460 Applied Anthropology – omit ANTH 301 prerequisite.

SOC 204 The Sociological Imagination – modify description

SOC 205 American Society – rename Social Problems and Policy; modify description; omit SOC 204 prerequisite.

SOC 444 Social Organization – rename Organizational Sociology; add 8 credits of upper division sociology to prerequisites.

 

Suspended Courses

ANTH 321 World Prehistory

 

Deleted Courses

SOC 305 Social Issues and Social Policy

 

Changes to major

Anthropology major:

In #1, update course title for ANTH 211. In #2, delete ANTH 321; update title for ANTH 334.

Sociology major: 29

Requirements for Sociology major: in #2, increase upper division credits from 44 to 48, and decrease lower division credits from 12 to 8. Of the 48 upper division credits, 24 credits must be upper division electives. In #3, omit substitute SOC 301 for 400-level coursework.

Sociology core courses:

In required courses, omit ANTH 213, add SOC 301; update course title for SOC 205.

In electives, omit SOC 305, add SOC 347, update course title for SOC 444. Add SOC 420.

 

Changes to minor

Sociology minor: update course title for SOC 205.

 

Changes to certificate

Certificate in Applied Cultural Anthropology: in #2, update course title for ANTH 334; in #3 (Skills), change GEOG 489 to GEOG 389 (Introduction to Geographic Information Systems); update course title for SOC 444.

Certificate in Cultural Resource Management – in #2, update course number for BI 445 to BI 388; update course title for SOC 444. In #3, update GIS course to GEOG 389 (Introduction to Geographic Information Systems), and update GEOG 487 course to GEOG 387 (Introduction to Remote Sensing). Omit G 487 (Remote Sensing).

INTERDISCIPLINARY OPTIONS

INDEPENDENT INTERDISCIPLINARY MAJORS

In Multi-School major, add education to the list of participating departments/programs.

INTERDISCIPLINARY MINORS

 

Applied Multimedia

Modified Courses

AM 335 Digital Video – modify description.

 

Changes to minor

Update course title for ART 250.

 

Shakespeare Studies

Modified Courses

SHS 236 Introduction to Shakespeare Studies – approved for University Studies (Explorations).

 

Women’s Studies

New Courses

WS 501 Graduate Research, 4 credits (previously offered only as WS 401, Research).

 

Modified Courses

WS 407/507 Seminar – omit 507 component. 30

 

Deleted Courses

WS 507 Seminar (retain WS 407).

 

Changes to minor

  • Require WS 201 and WS 401 or 409; plus 16 credits electives from listed courses.
  • Omit from electives list: PHL 426, PS 318, PSY 490, WS 399 (Women and Popular Culture).
  • Add to electives list: Activist Art (ARTH 399), British Novel After 1850 (ENG 418), Gender and the Body (WS 399).

CERTIFICATES

Certificate in Applied Finance and Economics – revise focus area electives lists for clarity.

Certificate in Botany – in requirements, #3, reduce credits from 24 to 20 credits by omitting BI 434/534. In #5, omit BI 431/531 and substitute BI 434/534.

Certificate in Business Information Systems – update BA 285 to BA 383.

Certificate in Interactive Marketing and E-Commerce – add CS 210 as alternative for CS 200 I prerequisites; I core requirements, change CS 210 to CS 295; in electives, add ART 351 as choice.

Certificate in Management of Human Resources – omit option c) for eligibility.

Certificate in Nonprofit Management – in core courses, omit WR 410 and add BA 407/507 (Principles of Fundraising). In Category I electives, omit PS 332; add COMM 455/555, PSY 438/538, and MM 516. In Category II electives, omit PS 435/535 and PS 436/536; add BI 522 and 591, and PS 441/541. In the footnote section, the ** footnote for the Program Internship, change WR/ENG 410 to BA 468/568. Add a *** footnote to BA 409/509 saying that practicum courses from the student’s major may be used I place of BA 409/509.

Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Accounting – move BA 458 from required course to elective; reduce required courses by 4 credits, and increase electives by 4 credits.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

 

ELS Language Centers

Minor changes to descriptions for ELS 110, 111, 112 (Masters Modules).

 

Honors

Discontinue Churchill Scholars Honors Program, and offer other honors opportunities (in transition).

 

New Courses

HO 209 Practicum

Credits to be arranged

HO 299 Special Studies

Credits to be arranged 31

HO 399 Special Studies

Credits to be arranged

HO 401 Research

Credits to be arranged

HO 403 Thesis

Credits to be arranged

HO 405 Reading and Conference

Credits to be arranged

HO 409 Practicum

Credits to be arranged

 

Suspended courses

HO 199 Special Studies

HO 291 Seminar: The Ancient World

HO 292 Seminar: The Rise of the Individual—Renaissance and Enlightenment Periods

HO 293 Seminar: The Modern World

HO 391 Seminar: An Indian View of Ethics: Tradition and Revolution

HO 392 Seminar: Ethics in Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism

HO 393 Seminar: Islamic Ethics—History and Culture

HO 407 Seminar

HO 491 Seminar: Contemporary Ethical Issues I

HO 492 Seminar: Contemporary Ethical Issues II

HO 493 Seminar: Contemporary Ethical Issues III

 

Preprofessional Programs

Physical Therapy – substitute MTH 111 for MTH 112; reduce psychology requirement to either PSY 101 or 102 (and reduce credits from 8 to 4); omit CS 115; add HE 250 and 275.

 

Study Abroad Programs

Add new program: Akita International University (Akita, Japan)

Discontinue program: Mejiro University (Tokyo, Japan)