REPORT: COMMITTEE ON CURRICULA AND COURSES

(For consideration by the Faculty Senate at its December 5, 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 either by phone: 777-6088 or e-mail: perselsj@sc.educ

I. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Department of Chemical Engineering

New course

ECHE 456 COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS. (3) (Prereq: upper division standing) Introduction to advanced computational tools for the analysis of chemical engineering systems. Initial and boundary value problems related to heat and mass transfer, reaction engineering, and parameter estimation.

II. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

A. Department of African American Studies

New course

AFRO 376 RELIGIOUS EXPRESSION IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSIC. [= RELG 376] (3) Encounter and engagement with the folk and popular music of African-Americans from the point of view of religion and spirituality.

B. Department of Religious Studies

New courses

RELG 376 RELIGIOUS EXPRESSION IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSIC. [=AFRO 376] (3) Encounter and engagement with the folk and popular music of African-Americans from the point of view of religion and spirituality.

RELG 375 MUSIC AND RELIGION IN AMERICAN CULTURE. (3) An exploration of the ways in which religion finds expression in and through American folk, popular, and classical music, both sacred and secular.

C. Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance

Change in designators

FROM: THSP
TO: THEA
TO: DANC
TO: SPCH

New courses

DANC 300 MUSIC FOR DANCERS. (3) Rhythmic analysis, reading and metric patterns, construction and use of scores from musical theatre to symphonic orchestration with exercises to enhance the knowledge of relationship between dance and music.

DANC 303 THE DANCER'S BODY. (3) Anatomy and movement analysis for dancers.

DANC 304 INTERMEDIATE TAP DANCE. (1) (Prereq: permission of instructor) Advanced fundamentals of tap dance, including intermediate/advanced rhythmic structure and incorporation of alignment and style.

DANC 401 DANCE COMPOSITION. (3) (Prereq: DANC 371 or permission of instructor) Intermediate to advanced choreography. Creative exploration and analysis of principles of dance composition through improvisation and problem solving. May not be repeated for credit.

Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance

DANC 402 POINTE VARIATIONS FOR INTEREDIATE/ADVANCED BALLET. (2) (Prereq: consent of instructor) Pointe technique, an extension of ballet technique skills on pointe. Study and execution of female variations from classical repertory. May be repeated four times.

DANC 406 WEST AFRICAN DANCE. (3) The history and practice of West African dances.

III. EXPERIMENTAL COURSES.

College of Pharmacy

PHAR 612X CRITICAL CARE PHARMACY. (2) (Prereq: six semester standing) Problem solving in the critically ill patient with multiple disease states or conditions requiring interventional procedures and complex pharmacotherapy. Two lecture hours per week.


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