REPORT: COMMITTEE ON CURRICULA AND COURSES
(For consideration by the Faculty Senate at its October 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 Jeff Persels (French and Classics) in advance if errors are noted.
Telephone: 777-6608 or E-mail: perselsj@sc.edu

I. THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Change in title and description

FROM: MGSC 590 BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATION. (3) (Prereq: MGSC 490) Design, implementation, and evaluation of business information systems; implementation strategies.

TO: MGSC 590 INFORMATION SYSTEMS DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION FOR BUSINESS. (3) (Prereq: MGSC 490) Design and implementation of information systems, including process and data modeling, interface and internal design, system conversion, and post- implementation evaluation.

II. COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Deletion

EDIT 651 INTERNSHIP IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY. (3)

Change in description

FROM: EDEC 610 FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION: A DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVE. (3) Principles, practices, and content of family life curriculum as related to young children's learning.

TO: EDEC 610 FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION: A DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVE. (3) Service-learning, experiences addressing principles, practices, and content of family life curriculum as it relates to young children's learning.

Change in title and description

FROM: EDEC 540 THE YOUNG CHILD (BEHAVIOR AND DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD). (3) Intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development, prenatal through grade four, within ecological context. Critical thinking, creative expression, and diagnosis/assessment emphasized.

TO: EDEC 540 THE YOUNG CHILD: BEHAVIOR AND DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD. (3) Service-learning and seminar experiences addressing intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development, prenatal through grade three, within an ecological context. Child's critical thinking, creative expression, and diagnosis/assessment emphasized.

III. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Change in prerequisites

FROM: EMCH 507 COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 301, 327)
TO: EMCH 507 COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 201, 327)

FROM: EMCH 508 INTRODUCTION TO FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEEERING. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 301, 327)
TO: EMCH 508 INTRODUCTION TO FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 201, 327)

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

FROM: EMCH 571 MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF MATERIALS. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 260, EMCH 371)
TO: EMCH 571 MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF MATERIALS. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 260, 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 310, 260)

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 or equivalent)
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, 354, or ECHE 321)

IV. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Deletions

PHYS 205 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS. (3)
PHYS 301 INTERMEDIATE CLASSICAL PHYSICS I. (3)
PHYS 302 INTERMEDIATE CLASSICAL PHYSICS II. (3)

Deletions

PHYS 303 INTERMEDIATE MODERN PHYSICS. (3)
PHYS 529 INSTRUMENTATION FOR NUCLEAR RESEARCH. (3)
PHYS 529L INSTRUMENTATION FOR NUCLEAR RESEARCH LABORATORY. (3)

New courses

PHYS 206 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS I. (3) (Prereq: MATH 141; coreq: PHYS 211L) Classical mechanics. Calculus-level treatment for science majors.

PHYS 207 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS II. (3) (Prereq: a grade of C or better in PHYS 206 and MATH 142; coreq: PHYS 212L and MATH 241) Electromagnetic fields and oscillations. Calculus-level treatment, a continuation of PHYS 206.

PHYS 208 PRINICPLES OF PHYSICS III. (3) (Prereq: a grade of C or better in PHYS 206 and MATH 142; coreq: MATH 241) Wave motion. optics, and thermodynamics. Calculus-level treatment; a continuation of PHYS 207.

PHYS 307 INTRODUCTION TO MODERN PHYSICS. (3) (Prereq: a grade of C or better in PHYS 207, 208 and MATH 241) Experimental foundations and general concepts of quantum theory; applications to atomic, condensed matter, and nuclear physics.

Change in title and description

FROM: PHYS 101 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL SCIENCE I. (3) An introduction to the concepts, ideas, and methods of physical science. Particular emphasis is given to the principles of classical physics and chemistry.

TO: PHYS 101 THE PHYSICS OF HOW THINGS WORK I. (3) A practical introduction to physics and science in everyday life - from concrete examples to basic physical principles.

Change in title

FROM: PHYS 101L INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL SCIENCE I LAB. (3) (Prereq. or coreq: PHYS 101)

TO: PHYS 101L THE PHYSICS OF HOW THINGS WORK I LAB. (3)

Change in title and description

FROM: PHYS 102 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL SCIENCE II. (3) (Prereq: (PHYS 101) A continuation of PHYS 101 with emphasis on ideas and applications of modern science. Also includes topics from astronomy, cosmology, and earth science

TO: PHYS 102 THE PHYSICS OF HOW THINGS WORK II. (3) (Prereq: PHYS 101) A continuation of PHYS 101 with emphasis on electricity, magnetism, optics, and atomic physics.

Change in title

FROM: PHYS 102L INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL SCIENCE II LAB. (3)

TO: PHYS 102L THE PHYSICS OF HOW THINGS WORK II LAB. (3)

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, pages 221, 222, and 223

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


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