REPORT: COMMITTEE ON CURRICULA AND COURSES
(For consideration by the Faculty Senate at its April 28, 1998)

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 John Winberry in advance if errors are noted.
Telephone: 777-2388 or E-mail: Winberry@garnet.cla.sc.edu

NOTE: The curriculum changes for: Department of Government and International Studies, the School of Music, and the College of Pharmacy are not available through the WEB.

I. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Marketing

Change in prerequisites and description

FROM: MKTG 465 MARKETING STRATEGY AND PLANNING. (3) (Prereq:

MKTG 350) Explores the management of marketing organizations

and integration of functions, with emphasis on planning and

designing strategies, to meet goals, and on applying tools and

techniques for problem-solving and decision-making. (For marketing

majors only.)

TO: MKTG 465 MARKETING STRATEGY AND PLANNING. (3) (Prereq:

MKTG 350, 352, and senior standing) Management of

marketing organizations and integration of functions, with

emphasis on planning and designing strategies and applying

tools and techniques for problem solving and decision making.

(For marketing majors only.)

II. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

A. Department of English

New course

ENGL 473 FILM THEORY. [=PHIL 473] (3) (Prereq: FILM 240 or ENGL 280 or

PHIL at the 200 level or above or consent of instructor) Classical and contemporary film theory; early debates over

film aesthetics and more recent studies of how cinema

shapes perceptions of reality, ideology, gender, and race.

B. Department of Geography

New course

GEOG 333 GEOGRAPHY OF POPULAR MUSIC. (3) Concepts of regional

identity, spatial diffusion, culture change, regional economic growth

and change as illustrated by U.S. popular music and the contemporary

music industry.

C. Department of Government and International Studies

New courses

GINT 107 CONTROVERSIES IN POLITICAL THEORY. (3) An introduction to

the analysis of disputes about the nature of politics and of political ideas

such as freedom, equality, and justice.

GINT 109 CONTROVERSIES IN PUBLIC POLICY. (3) An introduction to the

analysis of contentious public policy questions in contemporary American

society, such as welfare, gun control, health care financing, immigration,

affirmative action, and/or abortion.

GINT 111 CONTROVERSIES IN AMERICAN POLITICS. (3) An introduction to the

analysis of key issues in contemporary American politics focusing on the

arguments, the groups involved, and the political factors that influence

the outcome of the debate.

Change in title and description

FROM: GINT 101 THE UNITED STATES AND WORLD PROBLEMS: GLOBAL

PERSPECTIVES. (3) Principal forces and factors influencing world affairs with emphasis

on the role of the United States in issues relating to resources, food, arms control,

human rights, the environment, rich and poor countries, the development gap, and detente.

TO: GINT 101 CONTROVERSIES IN WORLD POLITICS. (3) Principal forces

and factors influencing world affairs, with emphasis on the role of

the United States; resources, food, arms control, human rights, the

environment, rich and poor countries.

 

 

 

 

Department of Government and International Studies

Change in number, title and description

FROM: GINT 280 INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL REGIONS. (3) Social, cultural,

and historical forces underlying contemporary political development

in such areas as Africa (a), Europe (b), Latin America (c), the

Middle East (d), and Asia (e). Regions selected for any semester

will be identified by suffix and course title.

TO: GINT 103 CONTROVERSIES IN THE POLITICS OF GLOBAL REGIONS.

(3) Social, cultural, and historical forces underlying contemporary

political controversies in Africa (a), Asia (b), Europe (c), Latin

America (d), and the Middle East (e); region will be identified by

suffix and title.

Deletions

GINT 102 THE UNITED STATES AND WORLD PROBLEMS: REGIONAL

PERSPECTIVES. (3)

GINT 105 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS. (3)

D. Department of Philosophy

New course

PHIL 473 FILM THEORY. [ENGL 473] (3) (Prereq: FILM 240 or ENGL 280

or PHIL at the 200 level or above or consent of instructor) Classical and

contemporary film theory; early debates over film aesthetics and more

recent studies of how cinema shapes perceptions of reality, ideology,

gender, and race.

III. COLLEGE OF JOURNALISM

Change in credit, corequisites and description

FROM: JOUR 364 GRAPHIC PRODUCTION. (2) (Coreq: 364L) Typography;

methods of reproducing printed material; working with the printer, characteristics and use of paper.

TO: JOUR 364 GRAPHIC PRODUCTION. (3) Theory and practice in creative visual

communication; principles of layout and design; effective use of

illustration, photography, informational graphics, and moving images.

Deletion

JOUR 364L GRAPHIC PRODUCTION LABORATORY. (1)

IV. SCHOOL OF MUSIC

New courses

MUSC 268 KEYBOARD HARMONY AND SIGHT READING LABORATORY. (1)

Functional keyboard skills in sight reading, harmonization, transposition

and improvisation.

MUSC 329,330 JAZZ IMPROVISATION III, IV. (3 each) (Prereq: MUSC 220)

Application of advanced aural and theoretical skills in selected jazz repertory.

MUSC 560 RENAISSANCE MUSIC. (3) (Prereq: MUSC 353, 354) Western music

from ca. 1300 to the early Baroque; vocal and instrumental forms, national

schools, and performance practices.

MUSC 561 MUSIC OF THE BAROQUE. (3) (Prereq: MUSC 353, 354) Music from

1600 to 1750, including Monteverdi and Schutz through Handel and Bach.

MUSC 562 MUSIC OF THE CLASSICAL PERIOD. (3) (Prereq: MUSC 353, 354)

The works of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven; the music of their

predecessors and contemporaries; the characteristics of the Viennese Classical style.

MUSC 563 ROMANTIC MUSIC. (3) (Prereq: MUSC 353, 354) The music of the 19th

and early 20th centuries; the relationship of music to other arts in works such as

Schubert's songs, Wagner's drama, and Berlioz' program symphony.

MUSC 564 MUSIC OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. (3) (Prereq: MUSC 353, 354)

Music from 1900 to the present; major trends in contemporary music.

Change in credit and description

FROM: MUSC 573L PEDAGOGY LABORATORY. (1) Directed teaching and theory

performance laboratory. One meeting per week.

TO: MUSC 573L PEDAGOGY LABORATORY. (2)

(Coreq: MUSC 573) Directed teaching in laboratory and private settings.

FROM: MUSC 574L PEDAGOGY LABORATORY. (1) Directed teaching and theory

performance laboratory. One meeting per week.

TO: MUSC 574L PEDAGOGY LABORATORY. (2) (Coreq: MUSC 574)

Directed teaching in laboratory and private settings.

FROM: MUSC 575L PEDAGOGY LABORATORY. (1) Directed teaching and theory

performance laboratory. One meeting per week.

TO: MUSC 575L PEDAGOGY LABORATORY. (2) (Coreq: MUSC 575)

Directed teaching in laboratory and private settings.

Change in prerequisites

FROM: MUSC 269 BEGINNING PIANO ACCOMPANYING. (3)

TO: MUSC 269 BEGINNING PIANO ACCOMPANYING. (3) (Prereq: MUSC 268)

Music Education

New course

MUED 564 STRING INSTRUMENT PEDAGOGY. (2) Principles and practices in

teaching string instruments, including Suzuki and Rolland. Emphasis on

teaching in the private studio.

 

V. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

Department of Geological Sciences

New courses

GEOL 600 SENIOR SEMINAR IN GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS. (2) (Prereq:

senior standing) Advanced research topics in geology and geophysics;

critical reading of literature, technical presentations, and written reports.

GEOL 650 GEOCHEMICAL APPLICATIONS OF ELECTRON MICROPROBE AND

X-RAY ANALYSIS. (4) (Prereq: junior standing; CHEM 111 or equivalent

or consent of instructor) Theory and application of X-ray fluorescence

spectrometry, X-ray diffraction, and the electron microprobe to problems

in geochemistry and materials analysis. Two lecture and six laboratory

hours per week.

 

 

 

 

 

VI. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. For the Senate's information only.

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

Department of Mathematics

MATH 300X TRANSITION TO ADVANCED MATHEMATICS. (3) Rigor of

mathematical thinking and writing via logic, sets, relations,

and functions. Intended to bridge the gap between lower-level (computational)

and upper- level (proof) math courses.


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