REPORT: COMMITTEE ON CURRICULA AND COURSES

(For consideration by the Faculty Senate at its May 3, 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: 777-6683 or E-mail: berube@sc.edu, Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance

I. COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Deletion

CRJU 102 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH. (3)

New course

CRJU 301 RESEARCH METHODS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE. (3) (Prereq: STAT 201 or equivalent courses in quantitative methods) Logic, design, analysis and ethical principles in criminal justice.

II. COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Department of Physical Education

Deletions

PEDU 264 PROTECTIVE/SUPPORTIVE DEVICES IN ATHLETIC TRAINING. (1)
PEDU 346 APPLIED TECHNIQUES IN ATHLETIC TRAINING. (2)
PEDU 467 EVALUATION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES. (3)

New courses

PEDU 263 INTRODUCTION TO ATHLETIC TRAINING. (2) Introduction to the historical evolution of athletic training with an emphasis on program development including: basic athletic training principles/skills associated with common sports injuries/illnesses.

PEDU 348 EVALUATION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES I. (3) Prereq: EXSC 223) Provides knowledge and skills for orthopaedic/physical assessment of common athletic injuries to the lower body.

PEDU 349 EVALUATION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES II. (3) (Prereq: EXSC 223, 224, PEDU 348) Provides knowledge and skills for orthopaedic/physical assessment of common athletic injuries to the upper body.

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 82

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

III. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

A. Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Deletion

CSCE 213 COMPUTER ORGANIZATION. (3)
CSCE 495 COMPUTER SCIENCE CAPSTONE PROJECT. (3)

Change in prerequisites

FROM: CSCE 240 INTRODUCTION TO SOFTWARE ENGINEERING. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 146)

TO: CSCE 240 INTRODUCTION TO SOFTWARE ENGINEERING. (3) (Prereq: grade of C or better in CSCE 146)

 

FROM: CSCE 245 OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUES. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 146)

TO: CSCE 245 OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUES. (3) (Prereq: grade of C or better in CSCE 146)

 

FROM: CSCE 311 OPERATING SYSTEMS. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 245 and CSCE 212 or 213)

TO: CSCE 311 OPERATING SYSTEMS. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 212, CSCE 245)

Change in description

FROM: CSCE 211 DIGITAL LOGIC DESIGN. (3) (Prereq: MATH 141 or 174) Number systems, boolean algebra, logic design, sequential machines. Credit may not be received for both CSCE 211 and CSE 213.

TO: CSCE 211 DIGITAL LOGIC DESIGN. (3) (Prereq: MATH 141 or 174) Number systems, Boolean algebra, logic design, sequential machines.

Change in prerequisites and description

FROM: CSCE 212 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 145, 211) Computer architecture, components, and organization; memory addressing; Input/Output; instruction sets;
Department of Computer Science and Engineering

interrupts; assembly-language programming. Credit may not be received for both CSCE 212 and CSCE 213.

TO: CSCE 212 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 145, either CSCE 211 or MATH 174) Computer architecture, components, and organization; memory addressing; Input/Output; instruction setsí interrupts; assembly-language programming. Credit may not be received for both CSCE 212 and CSCE 213.

Change in prerequisites

FROM: CSCE 313 EMBEDDED SYSTEMS LABORATORY. (3) (Prereq: 212 or 213)

TO: CSCE 313 EMBEDDED SYSTEMS LABORATORY. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 211, CSCE 212)

 

FROM: CSCE 355 FOUNDATIONS OF COMPUTATION. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 212 or 213, CSCE 350)

TO: CSCE 355 FOUNDATIONS OF COMPUTATION. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 211, CSCE 212, CSCE 350)

Change in title and description

FROM: CSCE 491 COMPUTER ENGINEERING SYSTEM PROJECT. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 240, 311) Selected design projects.

TO: CSCE 491 CAPSTONE COMPUTER SYSTEM PROJECT. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 240, 311) Advanced computer systems engineering. Team projects.

Change in title, prerequisites and description

FROM: CSCE 492 COMPUTER ENGINEERING SOFTWARE PROJECT. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 245, 311) Capstone design project.

TO: CSCE 492 CAPSTONE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING PROJECT. (3) (Prereq: CSCE 240, 311 either CSCE 313 or ENGL 462 or 463) Advanced software engineering.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 94

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

NOTE: The Bachelor of Science - Major in Computer Information Systems change in curriclum 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. African-American Studies Program

New course

AFRO 303 AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURES. [=ANTH 303] (3) An examination of African-American cultures in the New World.

B. Department of Anthropology

New cross-listing

ANTH 303 AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURES. [=AFRO 303] (3)

C. Department of English

Deletions

ENGL 280 INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY AND LANGUAGE STUDIES. (3)
ENGL 292 VOCABULARY AND LANGUAGE. (3)

Change in title and description

FROM: ENGL 490 SENIOR SEMINAR. (3) (Prereq: English major, junior or senior standing, consent of instructor) Advanced study in the discipline with a focus on theory, research, and writing.

TO: ENGL 490 TOPICS IN ADVANCED STUDY. (3) (Prereq: English major, junior or senior standing, or consent of instructor) Course content varies and will be announced in the schedule of classes by suffix and title. May be repeated as topics vary.

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 135

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

D. Department of Geography

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 141

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

E. Department of Government and International Studies

Change in title, description and new cross-listing

FROM: GINT 300 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL THEORY. (3) Major themes in political theory such as the nature of politics, obligation, community, representation, freedom, equality, and justice.

TO: GINT 300 SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. [=PHIL 314] (3) An overview of major themes in political philosophy such as the nature of politics, obligation, community, representation, freedom, equality, and justice.

F. Department of History

New course

HIST 480 INTERNSHIP IN PUBLIC HISTORY. (3) Professional practice in museums, archives, preservation organizations and other agencies involved in historical research, advocacy, and preservation of historical resources, and history programming for public audiences.

G. Department of Philosophy

New course

PHIL 319 KNOWLEDGE AND REALITY. (3) Examination of skeptical attacks, critical defenses, and philosophical theories of what we know and what is to be taken as ultimate reality.

V. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

A. Department of Mathematics

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 199

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

B. Department of Statistics

Change in prerequisites

FROM: STAT 510 INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED PROBABILITY. (3) (Prereq: a grade of C or higher in both MATH 142 and CSCE 145)

TO: STAT 510 INTRODUCTION OF APPLIED PROBABILITY. (3) (Prereq: MATH 142 with a grade of C or higher)

Change in descriptions

FROM: STAT 515 STATISTICAL METHODS I. (3) (Prereq: a grade of C or higher in MATH 111 or equivalent; or a grade of C or higher in STAT 201 or equivalent) Descriptive statistics, elementary probability, the normal and binomial distributions, sampling distribution of estimators, tests of hypothesis, categorical data analysis, correlation, simple and multiples linear regression. Statistical packages such as SAS.

TO: STAT 515 STATISTICAL METHODS I. (3) (Prereq: a grade of C or higher in MATH 111 or equivalent) Applications and principles of descriptive statistics, elementary probability, sampling distributions, estimation, and hypothesis testing. Inference for means, variances, proportions, simple linear regression, and contingency tables. Statistical packages such as SAS.

Change in description

FROM: STAT 516 STATISICAL METHODS II. (3) (Prereq: a grade of C or higher in STAT 515 or STAT 509 or equivalent) One-way analysis of variance, multiple comparisons, ANOVA for basic designs, random effects models, analysis of covariance, and data management. Statistical packages such as SAS.

TO: STAT 516 STASTICAL METHODS II. (3) (Prereq: a grade of C or higher in STAT 515 or STAT 509 or equivalent) Applications and principles of linear models. Simple and multiple linear regression, analysis of variance for basic designs, multiple comparisons, random effects, and analysis of covariance. Statistical packages such as SAS.

Changes in curriculum, University Bulletin, College of Science and Mathematics
- five proposals

NOTE: The curriculum changes (five proposals) for the College of Science and Mathematics are not available through the Web. But a printed copy has been sent to your deans, department chairs, and senators.