REPORT: COMMITTEE ON CURRICULA AND COURSES

(For consideration by the Faculty Senate at its March 7, 2001 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. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

A. Department of Chemical Engineering

New courses

ECHE 101 INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL ENGINEERING. (3) Introduction to engineering, with emphasis on chemical engineering. Problem-solving techniques, including the use of computer tools. Basic engineering design methods.

ECHE 310 INTRODUCTORY CHEMICAL ENGINEERING THERMO-DYNAMICS. (3) (Prereq or coreq: ECHE 300, MATH 241) First law and second law of thermodynamics. Mathematical relationships between thermodynamic properties. Analysis of power and refrigeration cycles. Introduction to phase and chemical equilibrium.

ECHE 320 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING FLUID MECHANICS. (3) (Prereq: PHYS 211; prerequisite or coreq: MATH 241) Fluid statics and dynamics with emphasis on chemical engineering applications.

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

B. Department of Mechanical Engineering

Change in prerequisites

FROM: EMCH 560 INTERMEDIATE FLUID MECHANICS. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 360,210)
TO: EMCH 560 INTERMEDIATE FLUID MECHANICS. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 310, EMCH 360)

FROM: EMCH 516 CONTROL THEORY IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 330
TO: EMCH 516 CONTROL THEORY IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 330)

FROM: EMCH 571 MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF MATERIALS (3) (Prereq: ENGR 260, EMCH 371)
TO: EMCH 571 MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF MATERIALS. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 371)

Change in prerequisites

FROM: EMCH 575 ADAPTIVE MATERIAL SYSTEMS AND STRUCTURES. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 210 and 260)
TO: EMCH 575 ADAPTIVE MATERIAL SYSTEMS AND STRUCTURES. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 260 and EMCH 310)

FROM: EMCH 584 ADVANCED MECHANICS OF MATERIALS. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 260)
TO: EMCH 584 ADVANCED MECHANICS OF MATERIALS. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 260)

FROM: EMCH 586 EXPERIMENTAL STRESS ANALYSIS. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 260)
TO: EMCH 586 EXPERIMENTAL STRESS ANALYSIS. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 260)

FROM: EMCH 594 SOLAR HEATING. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 290, EMCH 354, or ECHE 321)
TO: EMCH 594 SOLAR HEATING. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 290, EMCH 354 or ECHE 321)

FROM: EMCH 560 OPEN CHANNEL HYDRAULICS. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 360)
TO: EMCH 560 OPEN CHANNEL HYDRAULICS. (3) (Prereq: ECIV 360)

FROM: EMCH 562 ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 360 or consent of instructor)
TO: EMCH 562 ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY. (3) (Prereq: ECIV 360)

FROM: EMCH 563 SUBSURFACE HYDROLOGY. (3) (Prereq: ECIV 310 and ENGR 360)
TO: EMCH 563 SUBSURFACE HYDROLOGY. (3) (Prereq: ECIV 360)

II. COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY, RETAIL AND SPORT MANAGEMENT

Change in credit hours and description

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

TO: HRTM 290 PRACTICUM AND SEMINAR. (3) Supervised full-time . work experience in an area of the hospitality industry, selected supervised by the student and approved by the practicum coordinator. A contract approved by the instructor, advisor, and department chair is required for undergraduate students.

III. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

A. Department of Germanic, Slavic, and East Asian Languages and Literatures

New course

GERM 320 GERMAN KABARETT PRODUCTION. (3) (Prereq: 310 or consent of instructor) Literary-historical analysis and discussion of texts from German Kabarett, including comedic skits, political and social satire, parody, humorous poetry. Semester ends with rehearsal and public performance skits in German.

B. Department of History

Change in number

FROM: HIST 575 CHINA TO REVOLUTION. (3)
TO: HIST 574 CHINA TO REVOLUTION. (3)

New course

HIST 575 CHINA SINCE 1949. (3) Introduction to the major social, economic, and political changes in China from the Communist Revolution in 1949 to the present.

HIST 577 CONSUMER SOCIETY IN MODERN EAST ASIA. (3) An introduction to the issues, concepts, and theories underlying the study of commodity culture and their application to the study of modern East Asian history.

HIST 664 GENDER IN LATIN AMERICA. (3) [=HIST 664] [=LASP 440] Comparative study of gender and womenís history exploring intersections of gender with social structures such as race, class, and political beliefs.

C. Department of Philosophy

PHIL 535 ECOFEMINISM. [=WOST 535] (3) An exploration of the connections between oppression of women and oppression of nature.

D. Womenís Studies Program

New course

WOST 535 ECOFEMINISM. [=PHIL 535] (3) (Prereq: 3 hours in Philosophy beyond the 100 level or instructorís consent) An exploration of the connections between oppression of women and oppresion of nature.

E. South Carolina College

New course

SCCC 498 HONORS INTERNSHIP. (3-15) Sophomore standing or above; Honors College; approval of Honors Dean.

IV. COLLEGE OF NURSING

New course

NURS 534 THE RURAL INTERDISCIPLINARY PRACTICUM. (1-6) Students live and practice in a rural, interdisciplinary environ- ment and participate in an organized community-based health care activity. Contract approved by instructor and department chair is required for undergraduate students.

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, pages 182-183

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

IV. COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

Change in titles

FROM: PHRM 559 COMMUNITY EXTERNSHIP. (4)
TO: PHRM 559 COMMUNITY PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE.

(4)

FROM: PHRM 560 INSTITUTIONAL EXTERNSHIP. (4)
TO: PHRM 560 INSTITUTIONAL PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. (4)

FROM: PHRM 676 CLINICAL INTERNSHIP. (4)
TO: PHRM 676 CLINICAL PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. (4)

FROM: PHRM 677 DRUG AND POISION INFORMATION CLERKSHIP. (4)
TO: PHRM 677 DRUG AND POISION INFORMATION PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. (4)

FROM: PHRM 678 MEDICINE CLERKSHIP I. (4)
TO: PHRM 678 MEDICINE PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE I. (4)

FROM: PHRM 679 FAMILY MEDICINE CLERKSHIP I. (4)
TO: PHRM 679 FAMILY MEDICINE PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE I. (4)

FROM: PHRM 680 PSYCHOTHERAPY CLERKSHIP II. (4)
TO: PHRM 680 PSYCOTHERAPY PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE I. (4)

FROM: PHRM 681 PEDIATRIC THERAPY CLERKSHIP I. (4)
TO: PHRM 681 PEDIATRIC THERAPY PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE I. (4)

FROM: PHRM 682 LONG-TERM CARE CLERKSHIP I. (4)
TO: PHRM 682 LONG-TERM CARE PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. I. (4)

FROM: PHRM 683 PHARMACOKINETICS CLERKSHIP. (4)
TO: PHRM 683 PHARMACOKINETICS PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. (4)

FROM: PHRM 684 NUCLEAR MEDICINE CLERKSHIP. (4)
TO: PHRM 684 NUCLEAR MEDICINE PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. (4)

Change in titles

FROM: PHRM 685 CLINCAL ONCOLOGY CLERKSHIP. (4)
TO: PHRM 685 CLINICAL ONCOLOGY PHARAMCY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. (4)

FROM: PHRM 686 DRUG AND POISON INFORMATION CLERKSHIP II. (4)
TO: PHRM 686 DRUG AND POISON INFORMATION PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE II. (4)

FROM: PHRM 687 MEDICINE CLERKSHIP II. (4)
TO: PHRM 687 MEDICINE PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE II. (4)

FROM: PHRM 688 FAMILY MEDICINE CLERKSHIP II. (4)
TO: PHRM 688 FAMILY MEDICINE PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE II. (4)

FROM: PHRM 689 PSYCOTHERAPY CLERKSHIP II. (4)
TO: PHRM 689 PSYCHOTHERAPY PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE II. (4)

FROM: PHRM 690 PEDIATRIC THERAPY CLERKSHIP II. (4)
TO: PHRM 690 PEDIATIRC THERAPY PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE II. (4)

FROM: PHRM 691 LONG-TERM CARE CLERKSHIP. (4)
TO: PHRM 691 LONG-TERM CARE PHARMACY PRACTICE. EXPERIENCE. (4)

FROM: PHRM 692 CRITICAL CARE CLERKSHIP. (4)
TO: PHRM 692 CRITICAL CARE PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. (4)

FROM: PHRM 693 SURGERY/NUTRITION CLERKSHIP. (4)
TO: PHRM 693 SURGERY/NUTRITION PHARMACY PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. (4)

FROM: PHRM 694 CLINICAL RESEARCH CLERKSHIP. (4-12)
TO: PHRM 694 CLINICAL RESEARCH PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. (4)

FROM: PHRM 695 ADVANCED SPECIALTY CLERKSHIP. (4-12)
TO: PHRM 695 ADVANCED SPECIALTY PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. (4-12)

FROM: PHRM 696 COMMUNITY PRACTICE CLERKSHIP. (4)
TO: PHRM 696 COMMUNITY PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. (4)

FROM: PHRM 697 INSTITUTIONAL PRACTICE CLERKSHIP. (4)
TO: PHRM 697 INSTITUTIONAL PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE. (4)

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, p. 190

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

VI. SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Department of Exercise Science

New course

EXSC 507 EXERCISE, SPORT, AND NUTRITION. (3) (Prereq: EXSC 224) The relationship between exercise, sport performance, and nutrient metabolism.

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, pages 195-196

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

VII.. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

Department of Physics

Change in prerequisites and description

FROM: PHYS 311 INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED NUMERICAL METHODS. {=EMCH 301 (3) (Prerea: MATH 242) Introduction and application of numerical methods to equations governing physical processes including initial value and value boundary value problems

TO:PHYS 311 INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED NUMERICAL METHODS. [=EMCH 301] (3) (Prereq: MATH 142, coreq: EMCH 200, MATH 241) Introduction and application of numerical methods to the solution of physical and engineering problems. Techniques include interactive solution techniques, physical and engineering problems. Techniques include interactive solution techniques, physical and engineering problems. Techniques include interactive solution techniques, methods of solving systems of equations, and numerical integration and differentiation

VII. MAY MESTER COURSES

College of Journalism

JOUR 461M INTRODUCTION TO BROADCAST METEROLOGY. (2) (Prereq: GEOG 202) This course provides practical experience in the analysis and preparation of weather forecasts for broadcast news. Students will use current meteorological forecasting while completing television studio work, specifically designed to television weather performance. Weather-related features as well as emergency weather forecasting will be covered.

JOUR 563M ADVERTISING IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY. (3) An examination of advertising messages that perpetuate stereotypes, glamorize unhealthy behavior, and promote products that have the potential to harm people.


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