REPORT: COMMITTEE ON CURRICULA AND COURSES

(For consideration by the Faculty Senate at its February 2, 2000 meeting)

The Committee requests that any department which has a proposal being recommended by the Committee on Curricula and Courses provide a spokesperson to attend the Faculty Senate meeting in which said proposal is to be recommended. Please contact William Jacoby in advance if errors are noted.

Telephone: 777-6683 or E-mail: william-jacoby@sc. Dept. of Government and International Studies

I. THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

New course

ECON 303 THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY. (3) (Prereq: ECON 224)

Survey of international economic issues and institutions, including trade and protectionism, global and regional trade agreements, trade balances and exchange rates, Japan, NAFTA, and the European Union.

II. SCHOOL OF THE ENVIRONMENT

New courses

ENVR 101 INTRODUCTION TO THE ENVIRONMENT. (3)

Analysis of  environmental issues and the role of science in their identification and resolution.

ENVR 101L INTRODUCTION TO THE ENVIRONMENT LAB. (1)

(Prereq or coreq: ENVR 101) Demonstrations, field trips, data analyses, and discussion relating to environmental issues, such as sustainability, resource management, and pollution control.

 

III. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

A. Comparative Literature Program

New courses

CPLT 300 INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE LITERATURE. (3) (Prereq: ENGL 101 and 102) Introduction to ways of reading and comparing literatures drawn from diverse languages and cultures.

CPLT 380 EPIC TO ROMANCE. [=ENGL 380] (3) (Prereq: ENGL 101 and 102) Comprehensive exploration of medieval and other pre-Renaissance literature using texts representative of the evolution of dominant literary forms.

CPLT 381 THE RENAISSANCE. [=ENGL 381] (3) (Prereq: ENGL 101 and 102) Literature of the Renaissance, in its cultural contexts, explored through representative works.

CPLT 382 THE ENLIGHTENMENT. [=ENGL 382] (3) (Prereq: ENGL 101 and 102) Literature of the Enlightenment in its cultural contexts, explored through representative works.

CPLT 383 ROMANTICISM. [=ENGL 383] (3) (Prereq: ENGL 101 and 102) Literature of Romanticism, in its cultural contexts, explored through representative works.

CPLT 384 REALISM. [=ENGL 384] (3) (Prereq: ENGL 101 and 102) Literature of Realism in its cultural contexts, explored through representative works.

CPLT 385 MODERNISM. [=ENGL 385] (3) (Prereq; ENGL 101 and 102) Literature of Modernism in its cultural contexts, explored through representative works.

CPLT 386 POSTMODERNISM. [=ENGL 386] (3) (Prereq: ENGL 101 and 102) Literature of Postmodernism in its cultural contexts, explored through representative works.

Deletions

CPLT 393 EPIC POETRY. (3)

CPLT 394 THE CHIVALROUS EPIC. (3)

CPLT 414 SATIRE. (3)

CPLT 422 NATURALISM AND SYMBOLISM. (3)

CPLT 473 THE RISE OF EUROPEAN DRAMA. (3)

CPLT 474 MODERN EUROPEAN DRAMA. (3)

Change in number and cross-listing

FROM: CPLT 390 GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD I.

[=ENGL 390] (3)

TO: CPLT 301 GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD I. (3)

[=ENGL 301]

FROM: CPLT 391 GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD II.

[=ENGL 391] (3)

TO: CPLT 302 GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD II. (3)

[=ENGL 302]

FROM: CPLT 392 GREAT BOOKS OF THE EASTERN WORLD.

[=ENGL 302} (3)

TO: CPLT 303 GREAT BOOKS OF THE EASTERN WORLD.

[=ENGL 303]

Change in tile and description

FROM: CPLT 499 TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE. (3)

A comparative approach to themes, topics, interdisciplinary concerns, and periods, genres, or national literatures not covered in existing courses. The course may be repeated for credit when topics varies. Course content varies and will be announced in the schedule of classes by suffix and title.

TO: CPLT 499 SENIOR THESIS. (3)

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page UG 148

 

NOTE: Department change for Comparative Literature program is not available through the web at this time, but a printed copy has been sent to your deans, department chairs and senators.

 

B. Department of English

New cross-listings

FROM: ENGL 380 EPIC TO ROMANCE. (3)
TO: ENGL 380 EPIC TO ROMANCE. [=CPLT 380] (3)

FROM: ENGL 381 THE RENAISSANCE. (3)
TO: ENGL 381 THE RENAISSANCE. [=CPLT 381] (3)

FROM: ENGL 382 THE ENLIGHTENMENT. (3)
TO: ENGL 382 THE ENLIGHTENMENT. [=CPLT 382] (3)

FROM: ENGL 383 ROMANTICISM. (3)
TO: ENGL 383 ROMANTICISM. [=CPLT 383] (3)

FROM: ENGL 384 REALISM. (3)
TO: ENGL 384 REALISM. [=CPLT 384] 3)

FROM: ENGL 385 MODERNISM. (3)
TO: ENGL 385 MODERNISM. [=CPLT 385] (3)

FROM: ENGL 386 POSTMODERNISM. (3)
TO: ENGL 386 POSTMODERNISM. [=CPLT 396] (3)

Change in cross-listings

FROM: ENGL 390 GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD I. (3) [=CPLT 390]
TO: ENGL 390 GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD I. [=CPLT 301] (3)

FROM: ENGL 391 GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD II. {= CPLT 391] (3)
TO: ENGL 391 GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD II. [=CPLT 302] (3)

FROM: ENGL 392 GREAT BOOKS OF THE EASTERN WORLD. [=CPLT 392] (3)
TO: ENGL 392 GREAT BOOKS OF THE EASTERN WORLD. [= CPLT 302] (3)

Delete cross-listings

FROM: ENGL 393 EPIC POETRY. [=CPLT 393] (3)
TO: ENGL 393 EPIC POETRY. (3)

FROM: ENGL 394 SATIRE. [=CPLT 414] (3)
TO ENGL 394 SATIRE. (3)

FROM: ENGL 396 THE RISE OF EUROPEAN DRAMA. [=CPLT 473] (3)
TO: ENGL 396 THE RISE OF EUROPEAN DRAMA.

FROM: ENGL 397 MODERN EUROPEAN DRAMA. [=CPLT 474] (3)
TO: ENGL 397 MODERN EUROPEAN DRAMA. (3)

FROM: ENGL 398 NATURALISM AND SYMBOLISM. [=CPLT 422] (4)
TO: ENGL 398 NATURALISM AND SYMBOLISM. (3)

C. Department of Germanic, Slavic and Oriental Languages

New course

JAPA 351 JAPANESE CULTURE AND SOCIETY THROUGH THEATRE.

[=THSP 351] (3) Introduction to Japanese traditional theatre and its influences of Japanese culture and society.

 

D. Department of Government and International Studies

New course

GINT 350 PUBLIC OPINION AND POLITICS. (3) A broad survey of the role and development of public attitudes toward political problems in a democracy. Emphasis on the origins, manifestations, and consequences of public opinion in American politics.

E. Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance

New course

THSP 369 JAPANESE CULTURE AND SOCIETY THROUGH THEATRE. (3) [=JAPA 351cc] Introduction to Japanese traditional theatre and its influences on Japanese culture and society. Taught in English.

IV. SCHOOL OF MUSC

New course

MUSC 498 MUSIC PRACTICUM. (1) Practicum in performance, teaching, management, and business operations in professional music environments.

V. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

Marine Science Program

New courses

MSCI J111 EVOLUTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT. (3)

(Restricted to Distance Education Only) Origin/evolution of the earth, seas, and life over geologic time; processes of plate tectonics, evolution, and genetics. Three lecture hours per week.

MSCI J111L EVOLUTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT LAB. (1)

( Prereq: MSCI J111L) Laboratory and field experiences to illustrate the origin/evolution of the earth, seas and life over geologic time. Two laboratory hours/ week. Scheduled field trips required.