REPORT: COMMITTEE ON CURRICULA AND COURSES

 

(For consideration by the Faculty Senate at its December 6, 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 David Berube in advance if errors are noted.

Telephone: 777-6663 or E-mail: berube@sc.edu

 

I. DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Change in number and prerequisites

FROM:  MGSC 292 APPLIED STATISTICAL MODELING. (3)
TO:   MGSC 391 APPLIED STATISTICAL MODELING. (3) (Prereq: MGSC 291)

 

II. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Mechanical Engineering

EMCH 529 SUSTAINABLE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT. (3) (Prereq: consent of instructor/senior standing) System design and development accomplished with consideration of environmental /ecological, economic and social constraints. Students will be introduced to sustainable design and accomplish a design project.

 

III. COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY, RETAIL, AND SPORT MANAGEMENT

New course

HRTM 495 HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP. (6) Structured industry practical experience in a hospitality management company at the supervisory level. Minimum of 400 hours.

Change in credit and description

FROM:  HRTM 290 PRACTICUM AND SEMINAR. (6) Supervised full-time work experience between the first and second years in an area of the hospitality industry selected by the student. The practicum will be approved and coordinated by the studentís advisor. A contract approved by the instructor, advisor, and department head is required for undergraduate students.

TO:  HRTM 290 HOSPITALITY PRACTICUM. (3) Supervised full-time work experience in an area of the hospitality industry, selected by the student and approved by the practicum coordinator.

HOTEL, RESTAURANT AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 104

NOTE: The curriculum change for the College of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management is not available through the Web. But a printed copy has been sent to your deans, department chairs, and senators.

 

IV. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

A. Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

New course

SPAN 317 SPANISH PHONETICS AND PRONUNCIATION. (3) (Prereq: Spanish 309) Analysis of Spanish phonetics and practice with Spanish pronunciation.

B. Southern Studies Institute

New course

SOST 305 THE CONTEMPORARY SOUTH. (3) An investigation of the Southern Regional identity.

 

V. SCHOOL OF THE ENVIRONMENT

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, pages 101-102

NOTE:The curriculum change for the School of the Environment is not available through the Web. But a printed copy has been sent to your deans, department chairs, and senators.

 

VI. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Deletion

PHYS 513 THERMODYNAMICS. (3)

 

VII. UNIVERSITY

New course

UNIV 290 SPECIAL TOPICS IN THE RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE. (1) A series of interdisciplinary discussions for residential college students. May be repeated twice for credit under a different suffix and topic.

 

VIII. MAYMESTER COURSES

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

A. Department of History

HIST 492M HOLLYWOOD AND AMERICAN HISTORY. (3) An examination of the way Hollywood has presented American history in the past century.

HIST 493M ROMAN HISTORY IN FILM. (3) Roman History as portrayed in film. Comparison between ancient and modern perceptions of history, society, religion, culture, and customs.

B. Department of Government and International Studies

GINT 491M GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN SOUTH CAROLINA. (3) Investigation of the institutions of government and the politics of public life in South Carolina.

 

IX. EXPERIMENTAL COURSES.

Department of Government and International Studies

GINT 252X INTRODUCTION TO LAW THROUGH FICTION AND MOOT COURT. (3) Introductory course focusing on basic concepts of law/courts in American society. Structure of the legal system, behavior of lawyers and judges and normative/ethical concerns are covered.


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