REPORT: COMMITTEE ON CURRICULA AND COURSES
(For consideration by the Faculty Senate at its November 7, 2001 meeting.)

The Committee requests that any department which has a proposal being
recommende 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
either by phone: 777-6608 or e-mail: perselsj@sc.edu

I. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

A. Department of Mechanical Engineering

New course

EMCH 308 FINITE ELEMENT STRESS ANALYSIS. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 260) Introduction to stress analysis for beams, plates, shells and solids using finite element based computer tools.

EMCH 498 TOPICS IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING. (1-3) (Prereq: upper division standing) Reading and research on selected topics in chemical engineering. Course content varies and will be announced in the schedule of classes by suffix and title. May be repeated two times as topics vary Pass-fail grading.

B. Department of Chemical Engineering

Change in prerequisites

FROM: ECHE 311 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 290)
TO: ECHE 311 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS. (3) (Prereq: ECHE 310 or ENGR 290)

FROM: ECHE 321 HEAT-FLOW ANALYSIS. (3) (Prereq: ENGR 360, grade of C or better in MATH 242)
TO: ECHE 321 HEAT-FLOW ANALYSIS. (3) (Prereq: ECHE 320 or ENGR 360, grade of C or better in MATH 242)

FROM: ECHE 466 CHEMICAL PROCESS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN II. (3) (Prereq: ECHE 430, 440, 465; prereq or coreq: ECHE 322, 467, 550)
TO: ECHE 466 CHEMICAL PROCESS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN II. (3) (Prereq: ECHE 430, 440, 465; prereq or coreq: ECHE 322, 550, 567)

II. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

A. Department of French and Classics

Change in description

FROM: FREN 109 BEGINNING FRENCH I. (3) Introduction to grammar and practical vocabulary necessary for fundamental communication skills. Admission to 109 restricted to those who have never studied French previously or who have placed by examination into 109.
TO: FREN 109 BEGINNING FRENCH I. (3) Introduction to grammar and practical vocabulary necessary for fundamental communication skills. Admission to 109 restricted to those who have never studied French, who have not studied French in the previous 5 years, or who have a score of F-1 on the placement test.

FROM: FREN 110 BEGINNING FRENCH II. (3) Introduction to grammar and practical vocabulary necessary for fundamental communication skills. Admission to 110 restricted to those who have completed FREN 109. 110 offered in spring and summer II only. Credit may be received only for one of the following: 109/110, or 121.
TO: FREN 110 BEGINNING FRENCH II. (3) Introduction to grammar and practical vocabulary necessary for fundamental communication skills. Admission to 110 restricted to those who have completed FREN 109. Credit may be received only for one of the following: 109/110, or 121.

FROM: FREN 121 ELEMENTARY FRENCH. (4) Grammar and vocabulary necessary for fundamental communication skills. Assumes prior experience in French. Admission only by proficiency examination. Credit may be received for only one of the following: 109/110, or 121.
TO: FREN 121 ELEMENTARY FRENCH. (4) Grammar and vocabulary necessary for fundamental communication skills. Assumes prior experience in French. Admission to 121 restricted to those who have a score of F-2 on the placement test. Credit may be received for only one of the following: 109/110, or 121.

FROM: FREN 122 BASIC PROFICIENCY IN FRENCH. (3) Practice and further development of essential listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills. Admission either by placement examination or successful completion of FREN 110, 111, or 121.
TO: FREN 122 BASIC PROFICIENCY IN FRENCH. (3) Practice and further development of essential listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills. Admission either by placement score of F-3 or by successful completion of FREN 110 or 121.

FROM: FREN 209 READING AND WRITTEN EXPRESSION. (3) (Prereq: FREN 122 or satisfactory score on placement exam) Readings in French; grammar, basic writing, and composition.
TO: FREN 209 READING AND WRITTEN EXPRESSION. (3) (Prereq: FREN 122 or score of F-5 on placement exam) Readings in French; grammar, basic writing, and composition.

FROM: FREN 210 ORAL COMMUNICATION. (3) (Prereq: FREN 122 or satisfactory score on placement exam) Practice in conversation involving authentic listening materials; vocabulary building.
TO: FREN 210 ORAL COMUNICATION. (3) (Prereq: FREN 122 or score of F-5 on placement exam). Practice in conversation involving authentic listening materials; vocabulary building.

Deletion

GREK 342 GREEK COMPOSITION. (3)

Change in description

FROM: LATN 109 BEGINNING LATIN I. (3) Introduction to grammar and practical vocabulary necessary for fundamental reading skills. Admission to 109 restricted to those who have never studied Latin previously or who have placed by examination into 109; admission to 110 restricted to those who have completed Latin 109. 109 offered in fall;110 in spring. Credit may not be received for both 109/110 and 121.
TO: LATN 109 BEGINNING LATIN I (3) Introduction to grammar and practical vocabulary necessary for fundamental reading skills. Admission to 109 restricted to those who have never studied Latin, who have not studied Latin in the previous 5 years, or who have a score of L-1 on the placement test.

FROM: LATN 110 BEGINNING LATIN II. (3) Introduction to grammar and practical vocabulary necessary for fundamental reading skills. Admission to 109 restricted to those who have never studied Latin previously or those who have placed by examination into 109; admission to 110 restricted to those who have completed Latin 109. 109 offered in fall; 110 in spring. Credit may not be received for both 109/110 and 121.
TO: LATN 110 BEGINNING LATIN II. (3) Introduction to grammar and practical vocabulary necessary for fundamental reading skills. Admission to 110 restricted to those who have completed LATN 109. Credit may not be received for both 109/1l0 and 121.

FROM: LATN 121 ELEMENTARY LATIN. (4) Grammar and vocabulary necessary for fundamental reading skills. Assumes prior experience in Latin. Admission only by proficiency examination. Credit may be received for only one of the following: 109/110 or 121.
TO: LATN 121 ELEMENTARY LATIN. (4) Grammar and vocabulary necessary for fundamental reading skills. Assumes prior experience in Latin. Admission to 121 restricted to those who have a score of L-2 on the placement test. Credit may be received for only one of the following: 109/110 or 121.

FROM: LATN 122 BASIC PROFICIENCY IN LATIN. (3) Practice and further development of essential reading skills. Admission either by placement examination or successful completion of Latin 110 or 121. Offered each semester.
TO: LATN 122 BASIC PROFICIENCY IN LATIN. (3) Practice and further development of essential reading skills. Admission either by placement score of L-3 or successful completion of LATN 110 or 121.

FROM: LATN 301 ADVANCED READING IN LATIN LITERATURE. (3) A survey of Latin literature designed for the student who wishes to develop a major or cognate in Latin.
TO: LATN 301 ADVANCED READING IN LATIN LITERATURE. (3) A survey of Latin literature designed for the student who wishes to develop a major or cognate in Latin. Admission either by placement score of L-5 or completion of LATN 122. B. Southern Studies Program New course SOST 302 RESEARCH IN SOUTHERN STUDIES. (3) Instruction in methods for production of original scholarship about the South.

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 170

Present    Proposed
The minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours, including SOST 301; SOST 310 or S0ST 320; and four and four additional courses...    The minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours, including SOST 301; SOST 302, SOST 310; or SOST 320; additional courses...

IV. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

Department of Mathematics

New course

MATH 172 MATHEMATICAL MODELING FOR THE LIFE SCIENCES. (3) Modeling with difference equations; vectors, trigonometry, polar coordinates, matrices, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; addition and multiplication in combinatorics, permutations, combinations, introduction to probability theory (discrete, continuous); techniques of integration, symmetry. Credit may not be received for both MATH 172 and either MATH 170 or 174.

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 1

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.


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